1. Art On The Walls THURSDAY evening only!

Thursday from 4-8 pm only
at  2300 Ogilvy Road, Unit 54 * Plenty of visitor parking in the centre of lot.

IMPORTANT NOTE: On Thursday we will be selling only the art on the walls. The remainder of the contents of the home will be available only on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  

Very large collection (17) of Graham Norwell Watercolour paintings including a couple of miniature size. Also paintings by other well known artists including Nicklas Laszko, Pundlieder, Leah Chodikoff, Cole Bowman, W. Pranke, L. Palmer, H. Church, W.T. Longmire, Anna Jalava, Ilona Murto, Rayos , W.O. Morris, Ronald Davies, W. Hornsby Wright, Ann Marie Mueller and others. Terms are cash or etransfer Telephone bids will be considered at the sale end.

Call or text 613-276-2452

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2.  Superior Quality ESTATE Sale Beacon Hill

Friday January 17, 2020 10-3 pm
Saturday 9-3 pm
Sunday 11-2 pm
at 2300 Ogilvy Road, Unit 54 * Plenty of parking in centre visitors pkg

Estate of art and antique collector. This four-bedroom house is full of great paintings, Victorian and turn of the century furniture, signed pottery, cranberry glass, Wedgewood, sterling cutlery, Moorcroft and other signed bases and containers, lamps, leaders crystal glass pieces, costume jewelry, vintage woodworking planes and mold making planes, stereoscopes with cards, ornate antique coal box with original trim and moldings and shovel, bonnet chest, pine trunk, and overstuffed library of contemporary books spilling out into several rooms. As well there’s an abundance of women’s apparel and linens. Bedroom sets - white painted, pine and wicker. Many small parlor tables. So much more.
The basement is full.

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Please... thank you so much for your interest but we are unable to answer phone or email inquiries and we are unable to let people in before the official sale start time. Terms are always cash-only or e-transfer for larger items.  Thanks!

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Contact us!  613-276-2452 or mary.shay@sympatico.ca

Mary Frances Shay owns and personally manages Abraxas Appraisals and Liquidation. Well known in the Ottawa area, Mary Frances has been involved in the business of people for over twenty-five years, with a background in the field of social services and an extensive professional career in her field. She is accustomed to working with people through times of distress with tact and diplomacy and it's easy to see that she cares.


Having been involved in the selling of goods both as a former auction block clerk and as a flea market vendor, she has acquired a broad knowledge of the value of household items. She is certified by the Canadian Personal Property Appraisal Group. She has developed a team of reliable people from the industry who can help her organize, appraise, advertise and sell.


Her long time core group of her staff is experienced in the antique business, appraisals and estate sales or selling. Additional workers assist with general labor kinds of jobs like moving furniture and cleaning out homes.