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Arts & Crafts

Embroidered "Guinea Fowl Enthusiast" Shirt

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76727 $5.00 7 $28.00

Winning Bid Amount

$28.00

One embroidered "Guinea Fowl Enthusiast" white T-shirt with Guinea Fowl embroidery, as shown, on left chest.  Winner must choose one size from sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL. Embroidery is rare - the artistic interpretation of the image of one of our birds. His name is "Blue" and he is a four-year-old Coral Blue. Embroidery is amateur quality -- just for fun -- was trying to catch the "Guinea-vibe."  Used high-quality isacord embroidery threads.  Safe to machine wash and dry like any other cotton T-shirt.  Comes pre-washed and ready to wear. Optional addition of your name or a reasonable amount of text on the right chest of the shirt.  Free shipping to continental US is included.  Will be stitched and mailed within two weeks after receipt of winner's address, size, and optional text request.

Donor is Bennie. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 04:35 PM

Guinea Carving

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76731 $7.00 8 $25.00

Winning Bid Amount

$25.00

This whimsical primitive-style folk art guinea fowl is from unknown origin, but it belongs in your guinea fowl art collection.

Donated by Cindy Gibson. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 05:43 PM

Guinea Feather and Glass Ornaments

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75485 $5.00 2 $12.00

Winning Bid Amount

$12.00

Set of four beautiful handmade guinea feather Christmas ornaments.  One each of glittery black, white, silver, and clear filled. Hand crafted by Deb Bradley. These are beautiful.

Donor is Deb Bradley. 

Item Added: Sun Sep 18, 2016 01:58 PM

Guinea Fowl Placemats

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75544 $3.00 12 $48.00

Winning Bid Amount

$48.00

Guinea fowl Placemats -- a set of six.  Handmade by rural ladies in Zimbabwe.  Nicely done and another way to bring our friends inside. 

Donated by J. O'Connor.

Item Added: Mon Sep 19, 2016 06:44 PM

Guinea Fowl Wall Hanging

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76888 $5.00 13 $60.00

Winning Bid Amount

$60.00

The kingdom of Lesotho is known for its hand-woven mohair carpets and tapestries. This woven wall hanging from Lesotho is 16.5" by 21" including fringe. There are three tabs at the top.

This woven wall hanging has the same design on the back side, but the two guineas are facing to the left.

Donated by Cindy Gibson. 

Item Added: Sat Oct 1, 2016 02:33 PM

Guinea Mom and Keets Wall Hanging

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76544 $2.00 6 $6.50

Winning Bid Amount

$6.50

Bread dough art. Piece is 5" high x 5.5" wide and fashioned from bread dough by the artist Bennie.  There's mama guinea in a basket and there are newly hatched keets, along with a hatching keet and two eggs.  Basket hangs from a purple ribbon.

Donated by Bennie. 

Item Added: Wed Sep 28, 2016 04:07 PM

Pearl Guinea Wall Hanging

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76568 $2.00 1 $10.00

Winning Bid Amount

$10.00

Bread dough art. Piece is 6" wide by 5.5" high and fashioned from bread dough by the artist Bennie.  The guinea is surrounded by bright red flowers and bright green leaves.  The piece hangs from a green ribbon. 

Donated by Bennie. 

Item Added: Wed Sep 28, 2016 05:45 PM

Artwork

1834 Helmeted Guinea Fowl Hand-colored Engraving

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
74878 $5.00 6 $30.00

Winning Bid Amount

$30.00

Approx. 3.93 inches x 6.29 inches (10cm x 16cm). Unframed. Authentic antique print (not a reproduction) with original hand-colored finish, taken from a dis-bounded volume (The Natural History of Gallinaceous Birds, Vol. 1) of The Naturalist's Library by Sir William Jardine, published in Edinburgh in 1834 by W. H. Lizars. The back side is blank. See photo for minor staining and signs of aging. Very good condition. Print has no tears and edges are sharp. Free shipping to continental U.S. $5 shipping elsewhere.

Donated by B. Buscemi.

Item Added: Fri Sep 9, 2016 03:15 PM

Ann Gilbert Print: "Three Old Giddies"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76315 $50.00 4 $65.00

Winning Bid Amount

$65.00

"Three Old Giddies" print by Ann Gilbert from Australia. Measures approx. 11.7 inches x 16.5 inches (29.7 cm x 42 cm). Printed on thick archival art paper with inks guaranteed to not fade. Unframed.  Shipping will be free courtesy of C. Schaler.

Donor is C. Schaler. 

Item Added: Tue Sep 27, 2016 01:37 AM

Glass Pumpkin: Blue/Green

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
73834 $10.00 4 $25.00

Winning Bid Amount

$25.00

Glass pumpkin crafted by the glassblowers at STARworks in Star NC.  Color is blue -- or is it blue? (This pumpkin changes subtly in different light.)  Height including stem is seven inches; width is six inches.

Donor is Halfspied. 

Item Added: Tue Aug 30, 2016 04:34 PM

Glass Pumpkin: Orange Highlights

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
73987 $10.00 1 $12.00

Winning Bid Amount

$12.00

One-piece glass pumpkin crafted by the glassblowers at STARworks in Star NC.  Height including stem is 5.5 inches; width is 6.5 inches.

Donor is Halfspied. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 1, 2016 12:11 AM

Guinea Fowl Stained Glass Panel

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75539 $20.00 12 $70.00

Winning Bid Amount

$70.00

Stunning rendering of a guinea fowl in stained glass designed and crafted by Fiona Gammonley.  Measures 14" x 14" and comes with hanging chain.

Donated by Cindy Gibson. 

Item Added: Mon Sep 19, 2016 05:47 PM

Penny Meakin Print: "Quiet Time"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76730 $25.00 6 $60.00

Winning Bid Amount

$60.00

Guinea fowl preening print by Penny Meakin is limited edition #578 of 1000.  Size is 25"x36" (includes border).  Print is unframed.

Donated by Cindy Gibson.

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 05:38 PM

Pottery Bowl

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76667 $5.00 6 $14.00

Winning Bid Amount

$14.00

Pottery Bowl: North Carolina clay, with multiple slips and shino glaze. Wood fired and salt glazed in July 2016 at the NC Pottery Center in traditional southern Groundhog style kiln.  Marks on rim indicate pot was stacked in kiln.

Top diameter is 6.5"; diameter of bottom is 4"; height is 3".

Potter is Josh Floyd.  Bowl was purchased from the potter and donated by Halfspied. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:51 AM

Pottery Teapot

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75280 $10.00 3 $12.00

Winning Bid Amount

$12.00

An attractive and well-made teapot with lid from Hitomi Shibata of Studio Touya in Seagrove NC. Teapot is 7 1/2" by 5" including handle and spout.  Completely functional; display it or brew your tea in it.  Just lovely. (Basic color is a little darker than shown in the photo.)

Teapot was purchased by Halfspied and donated to this auction.

Item Added: Thu Sep 15, 2016 04:05 PM

Pysanky Eggs

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75488 $5.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

Pysanky eggs are the product of a Ukranian craft in which eggshells are decorated with traditional Ukranian folk designs. These three were painted by Denise and Andrea DiGeronimo in Ohio. Just lovely.

Donated by Halfspied. 

Item Added: Sun Sep 18, 2016 02:12 PM

Robin Gorton Pastel: "Guinea Portrait - Thorn"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76595 $15.00 5 $20.00

Winning Bid Amount

$20.00

"Guinea Portrait - Thorn" an original Robin Gorton Pastel.  Measures 12" x 16.5"  Unframed.  With proper care, this pastel portrait will last for several lifetimes.  Pure, bright hues will not change or yellow.

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 02:13 AM

Robin Gorton Pastel: "The Committee - Guinea Fowl"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
72359 $10.00 5 $21.00

Winning Bid Amount

$21.00

"The Committee - Guinea Fowl," a Robin Gorton Pastel: 12 1/2" X 12"; unframed.  This is a pastel and not a print.

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Fri Jul 29, 2016 08:17 PM

Robin Gorton Pastel: "Vulturine Hybrid - Jane"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76597 $10.00 3 $50.00

Winning Bid Amount

$50.00

"Vulturine Hybrid - Jane" - an original Robin Gorton Pastel.  Measures 12" x 12"  Unframed.  With proper care, this pastel portrait will last for several lifetimes.  Pure, bright hues will not change or yellow.

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 02:29 AM

Robin Gorton Pastel: Another "Guinea Portrait"

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76596 $12.00 2 $25.00

Winning Bid Amount

$25.00

Another "Guinea Portrait" - an original Robin Gorton Pastel.  Measures 12" x 14"  Unframed.  With proper care, this pastel portrait will last for several lifetimes.  Pure, bright hues will not change or yellow.  There is a small crease in the lower right corner, but it should not be visible when matted and framed.

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 02:20 AM

Robin Gorton Print: "Curiosity - Guinea Keets" (#1 of 2)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
73843 $3.00 2 $20.00

Winning Bid Amount

$20.00

"Curiosity - Guinea Keets" print by Robin Gorton (8.5" x 10.5"; unframed) (#1 of 2)

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Tue Aug 30, 2016 05:06 PM

Robin Gorton Print: "Curiosity - Guinea Keets" (#2 of 2)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
73736 $3.00 2 $5.00

Winning Bid Amount

$5.00

"Curiosity - Guinea Keets" print by Robin Gorton (8.5" x 10.5"; unframed) (#2 of 2)

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Sun Aug 28, 2016 05:08 PM

Robin Gorton Print: "Guinea Portrait" (#1 of 2)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75122 $4.00 6 $21.00

Winning Bid Amount

$21.00

"Guinea Portrait" print by Robin Gorton. Unframed. Measures 8.5" x 11"  (#1 of 2)

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:42 AM

Robin Gorton Print: "Guinea Portrait" (#2 of 2)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75123 $4.00 7 $14.00

Winning Bid Amount

$14.00

"Guinea Portrait" print by Robin Gorton. Unframed. Measures 8.5" x 11"  (#2 of 2)

Donated by Robin Gorton.

Item Added: Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:45 AM

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Books & Magazines

Guinea Fowl as Pets

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76720 $2.00 7 $18.00

Winning Bid Amount

$18.00

Guinea Fowl as Pets: Guinea Fowl Keeping Pros and Cons, Care, Housing, Diet and Health by Roger Rodendale, 120 pages, published 2016.

Book will be shipped postage-free to winner.

Donated by Bennie. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 04:06 PM

Guinea Fowl Book

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78115 $2.50 6 $25.00

Winning Bid Amount

$25.00

How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots - A Swahili Tale of Friendship for children or the child in you. Winner of the 1992 Anne Izard Storyteller's Choice Award. 

This story will make you smile.

Free shipping in the continental United States. Donated by BennIe. 

Item Added: Sun Oct 9, 2016 10:17 AM

Guinea Fowl Cookbook (en francais)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75545 $2.00 1 $2.00

Winning Bid Amount

$2.00

Many consider the guinea fowl a delicacy, and here is a cookbook en francais for them.  Il y a 36 recettes epatantes de pintade (36 sensational guinea fowl recipes).

Donated by Zoe Howland.

 

Item Added: Mon Sep 19, 2016 07:11 PM

Collectables

Ceramic Chicken Salt & Pepper Shakers

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78373 $2.00 3 $4.00

Winning Bid Amount

$4.00

These colorful ceramic salt and pepper shakers are 3" x 3".

Donated by Zoe Howland.

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 02:57 PM

Clear Glass Hen on Nest

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78366 $3.00 1 $6.00

Winning Bid Amount

$6.00

Fenton or Fenton-style covered bowl.  Bowl has a basket design.  Hen lid sits on top of bowl. Together the two pieces are approximately 5"x5"x3.5.  There are some hard-to-read markings on the bottom.

This attractive piece was donated by Zoe Howland.

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 02:37 PM

GFIA Commemorative Mug

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
76708 $1.00 7 $25.00

Winning Bid Amount

$25.00

Mug commemorates our 10th annual conference last year at the Mother Earth News (MEN) Fair in Seven Springs PA. In 2015 we also switched to a new format for our meetings that facilitates planning and execution of the event.  We went one step further and began to take part in MEN Fairs in other locations. If we have members in the area who can take guineas and keets to the Fair, we'll sign up to be exhibitors and presenters. As such we interact with thousands of guinea owners. It's a win-win. 

Logo and website are on the other side. Mug is 3" in diameter and 3 1/2" tall.

Item Added: Thu Sep 29, 2016 03:45 PM

McCormick Pepper Collectable

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
72114 $4.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

From the seventies, this ceramic item can be a vase or a utensil holder. It's in very good condition -- ready to use or display. It's 5 1/2 inches tall by 4 1/2 inches wide.

Donated by Halfspied. 

Item Added: Thu Jul 21, 2016 07:38 PM

Milk Glass Hen on Nest

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78361 $2.00 1 $10.00

Winning Bid Amount

$10.00

Hen top fits in the top of a criss-cross design nest.  Approximately 5" x 3.5" x 2.5".  No markings on bottom.

Donated by Zoe Howland.

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 02:27 PM

Phillie Phanatics

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75235 $2.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

Sports Memorabilia rescued from a box they've been in since the 80s -- these two Phillie Phanatic (Phigures?) are ready to play -- or display.  One stands a little over 2 1/4  inches.  The other appears to be sliding into base and is about 3 inches from fingers to toes.  They are made of a rubber-like composite material.  

Donated by Halfspied. 

Shipped at no cost to the winner within the US and Canada. 

Item Added: Wed Sep 14, 2016 03:42 PM

Saco-Lowell Commemorative Plaque

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75242 $5.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

Metal plaque lists iron melts and foundries built.  Other information on the plaque is "Saco-Lowell Shops" and "Newton Upper Falls Mass."  According to Wikipedia, the Saco-Lowell Corporation manufactured textile machines and was among the largest of these manufacturers in the US. At one time it had an executive office in Boston MA and a southern office in Charlotte NC.  

Three pages of company history (also available on-line) are included with the plaque.

Plaque is 4 3/4 by 3 3/4 inches.  We've made no attempt to clean this piece.

Item Added: Wed Sep 14, 2016 05:40 PM

Tea Set

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78375 $6.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

This is an attractive teapot (or coffeepot) and two cups.  Marked on the bottom with the following information: Dishwasher and Microwave safe; Made in China, and Bay Island, Inc. 

Bay Island products are considered collectable.

Donated by Zoe Howland

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 03:09 PM

Vintage Opalescent Hobnail Glass Vase

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78330 $3.00 2 $3.25

Winning Bid Amount

$3.25

This is an interesting Fenton-like, or possibly Fenton, encompassing these elements: trumpet shape, hobnail, opalescense, scalloped top.  We know this piece is over 35 years old and that it may be several years older. It is approximately 6" x 6".  It has no markings.

Donor is Zoe Howland.

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 01:42 PM

Wooden Box with Nesting Hen

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78340 $3.00 1 $3.00

Winning Bid Amount

$3.00

Red wooden box with hen on top. Approximately 6"x6.5"x5".  Box is 2" deep when chicken lid is lifted off. 

Donated by Zoe Howland. 

Item Added: Tue Oct 11, 2016 01:57 PM

Home & Garden

Guinea Crossing Sign

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
75481 $5.00 12 $28.00

Winning Bid Amount

$28.00

A single 8" x 12" "Slow Guinea Crossing" sign for outdoor/indoor use. Designed and manufactured by Louise's Country Closet in Garrison, MN, USA. Made of aluminum (will not rust) with a high gloss UV coating that is resistant to fading. Inks are set in - no paint to peel or scratch off. Free shipping to continental U.S. $5 shipping elsewhere.

Donated by B. Buscemi.

Item Added: Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:24 AM

Guinea Fowl Crossing Sign (quantity = 2)

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
77038 $7.00 14 $32.50

Winning Bid Amount

$32.50

8" x 12" "Slow Guinea Crossing" signs for outdoor/indoor use. Designed and manufactured by Louise's Country Closet in Garrison, MN, USA. Made of aluminum (will not rust) with a high gloss UV coating that is resistant to fading. Inks are set in - no paint to peel or scratch off.

Your bid is for two signs. Free shipping to continental U.S. $5 shipping elsewhere 

Donated by Bennie. 

Item Added: Sun Oct 2, 2016 04:40 PM

Household > Kitchen

Pottery and Glass Wine Goblets

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
72360 $3.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

North Carolina Pottery His and Her Wine Goblets: crafted with standard wine glasses and pottery stems and bases.  One is nine inches tall and the other 10 1/4".  From Lantern Hill Pottery in Seagrove NC.

Donated by Halfspied. 

Item Added: Fri Jul 29, 2016 08:25 PM

Pottery Mug

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
78749 $3.00 0 $0.00

No Winning Bidder

This is a new pottery mug decorated with a leaf detail.  It has a turquoise base with a green wash over it and measures 4.5" tall by 6.5" wide including its unique handle.

Donated by Zoe Howland.

Item Added: Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:30 AM

Jewelry & Accessories

Earrings

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
74052 $5.00 3 $7.00

Winning Bid Amount

$7.00

New earrings: polished stones in a composite material. Earrings are seven centimeters (approximately 2 3/4 inches) from the tippy top to the bottom. Each earring weighs less than one-half ounce.

Donated by Halfspied. 

Item Added: Thu Sep 1, 2016 05:12 PM