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Estate of John Robert Gregg, Jr , York, Maine

Friday February 5 and
Saturday February 6, 2021


Estate of John Robert Gregg, Jr

Jungle Road – York Maine

Private Library of Books, Art, Native American, Jewelry,

Silver, EAPG, Art Glass,Furniture,Rugs and Musical Instruments  

In Two Sessions

Friday, February 5th at 6 pm - Lots 1001-1399

Saturday, February 6th at 1 pm – Lots 1400-1833

Sale to include Native American Rugs, Blankets and Jewelry as well as Inuit-carved soapstone and artwork, Ephemera including: Rare Autographs, Signed photographs, Ancient Chinese Currency, Extensive collection of Early American Pattern Glass as well as Art Glass Jewelry, Asian Porcelain, sterling silver flatware and hollowware, Artwork: (2) Leon Dabo, Ben Foster, Franklin de Haven, (2) John J. Audubon, Lawrence Mazzanovich, etc, Musical Instruments: 1912 Steinway Grand Piano, Mosrite of California Double Neck Guitar, Fender "Telecaster"


An extensive private library of books which he both collected veraciously as well as inherited from a number of allied families who lived in both Chicago and Manhatten.  Subjects include but are not limited to:  Canadian and Arctic exploration, Native Americans and their decorative arts, Canoeing, Inuits, American Revolutionary War; Novels and poetry by William Shakespeare, Keats and Shelley, Marlowe, Bierce, Douglas, as well as plays etc. 

There will be no additions to this sale

Born April 25, 1935 in Manhattan, N.Y. to John Robert Gregg, inventor of Gregg shorthand, and Janet Kinley Gregg, daughter of economist David Kinley, he worked briefly as an editor for the Sierra Club in San Francisco before moving to York, Maine in 1967, where he lived the rest of his life winter, spring and fall. Summers he spent at his beloved cottage on the French River, Ontario.


Previews: Sunday, January 31st, Thursday, February 4th 

and Friday, February 5th from 9 am-4pm

Saturday, February 6th from 9am-1pm

 - Maine State Tax Applies - ME Lic# AUC840


DIRECTIONS: Raynes Neck Rd pass Godfrey Cove Rd (2/10 mi) Jungle Rd on Left, watch for signs.

Due to Covid Regulations the gallery is open by appointment only.

Payment: On line payments thru Live Auctioneers is available.

SPECIAL SHIPPING AND DELIVERY OPTIONS FOR THIS ONSITE AUCTION ONLY: Address for pick is Jungle Road, York, Maine. Pick up will be on Mon, Feb 8 and Tues, Feb 9th from 9-4pm and Wed, Feb 10 from 9-12.  Winning bidders must provide boxes and paper and are responsible for removal and loading of all items. Smaller items will be available for curbside pickup. A representative will be there to assist but the winning bidder assumes any and all responsibility for any damage or injury that should take place once they are on the property.

ITEMS NOT PICKED UP DURING ALLOTTED TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED FORFEITED WITHOUT REFUND, NO EXCEPTIONS, UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE WITH THE AUCTION HOUSE. Unless prior acceptable pick up or shipping arrangements have been agreed upon, a storage charge of up to $25 a day could be applied  to any item left on premise after agreed upon date. Items not picked up may also be subject to a disposal fee charge, depending on size and unwieldiness of a particular item.

OUT OF STATE - Small items will be given to UPS STORE 1088, Derek Perretti, 647 US Route 1, Unit 14, York, ME 03909,      207-363-5044, Buyer pays all shipping costs. We are not responsible for item once you authorize release to the UPS store. If you are buying furniture we can always provide trucking services for a delivery fee.

Other national shippers for larger items include:

-NORTHWIND TRANSPORT, Wendy Buckus 603-491-5199, email:

-SURE EXPRESS, Judy, 207-797-3096,

- EAST COAST DELIVERIES, Scott Cousins 978-491-9353


The Auctioneer will have no responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from Auctioneers staff carrying, handling or loading any item(s) for any person.







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