Donald R James Collectibles & Antiques Auction


CLOSES THURS starting at 6:30 pm! Bidding OPEN on this outstanding auction full of antiques, Baldwin grand piano, collectibles, tribal pieces, china, furniture, framed art, glassware, Royal Doultons, Lionel and more!

Began: 07/13/19 at 11:00 AM EDT
Ended: 07/25/19 at 6:30 PM EDT


Donald R. James Collectibles & Antiques
Online Auction – DAY 2

Fine collection of furniture, art, collectibles, glassware, Lionel trains, linens, Royal Doultons and so much more


THURS., July 25, 2019
starting at 6:30 pm

Basinger Auction Gallery
9983 Market St., North Lima, OH  44452

Don James made his profession in the gas and oil industry and was afforded the opportunity to travel world-wide. From his travels abroad and from around the States, he collected fine artifacts.  Having down-sized to retire at Copeland Oaks, he no longer has the space to display his vast collection of art, furniture and treasures and is making them available to you!  So many items, the sale has to be conducted over two days!  This is a fabulous opportunity you won’t want to miss!  Just a sampling of items include:


1999 Baldwin Artists Series Grand Piano, Serial # R358984, 5’8”, ebony black finish. Complete with bound certificates & video.  Was $24,000 NEW! (From a separate consignor).

Persian and oriental carpets and runners, some pre-embargo

Ethan Allen and Berne furniture and others

Framed oil on canvas plus Fantasy art nouveau framed prints by Hans Zatzka

VERY RARE 1954 nude Marilyn Monroe advertising calendar entitled “Golden Dreams” by Tom Kelly, 9 1/2″ x 15 3/8″ in exceptional to mint condition

Quarter sawn oak columned mantle w/ beveled mirror

Landstrom dining room table, pads, 6 chairs, buffet

Early oak drop leaf smallgate leg table

Grandfather clock

Vintage oak Hoosier cabinet w/ flous sifter, Tambour doors, procelain work surace

Griffiths 12 spice seasonings on rack

Royal Albert “Old Country Rose”, ser/12

Lenox “Holiday” china

Haviland fine china

large lot cut & pressed glass

Ruby and Fenton glass

Early Royal Doulton figurines

Ornate Masonic Free Mason presentation sword by McLilley Co. given to J. Parker Smith

Early Lionel trains

Kelloggs cereal “Pep” pins

Large collection of 20+ Made in England Bossons heads chalkware wall ornaments

tribal pieces and powder horns

International and confederate flags


Kirkland blown glass bowls

wrought iron patio chairs & settee

Large lot of linens



Notes PREVIEW: Tues., July 23, 3-6 pm! Outstanding auction full of antiques, Baldwin grand piano, collectibles, tribal pieces, china, furniture, framed art, glassware, Royal Doultons, Lionel and more!
Thursday, July 25th starting at 6:30 pm at 4 items per minute

LOCATION: Basinger Auction Facility, 9983 Market St., North Lima, OH 44452
PREVIEW: Tues., July 23rd, 3-6 pm

PICK UP: FRI., July 25th, 10-3 and Sat., July 27th, 10-12

13% Buyers Premium, Sales Tax Charged

Any items not removed by above dates will be forfeited by buyer with no refund. All items sold as-is, where-is. Buyer is bidding based on their personal inspection of the item and not based on photos or descriptions.

13% Buyers Premium and sales tax on all purchases,

Card on file will be charged immediately at the end of the auction! Make certain that their are funds available on your credit card to absorb your purchases. Upon placing you first bid, on each auction, the automated system will pre-authorize your card on file $1 to make sure that it is valid. This is not a charge…just a pre-auth and it will fall off within a few days.

Terms Guaranty/Warranty. All assets offered on are offered AS IS, WHERE IS by the Seller. Seller and Bid-Assets make no warranty or guaranty of any kind, expressed or implied, as to fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. The Buyer is not entitled to any monetary damages for items purchased. Buyer will bid on items as if he/she has personally inspected it and is in no way relying on descriptions by Seller or Bid-Assets to influence their bidding.

Injury/Damages. Anyone attending the preview or removal periods do so at their own risk. Attendees will hold harmless the Sellers, Bid-Assets, and their staff for any injury to those in their party or damage of goods purchased.

Inspection. It is highly recommended that potential buyers inspect the items before bidding. Most assets offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Items may be inspected only on the posted inspection dates and times. Dates and times may be found on the individual auction’s main page. Attendees agree to rectify and repay the Seller for any damages that the may occur to assets, or property on the site that the attendee may cause.

Bid Cancellation. Bid-Assets and the Seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to remove from sale any of the items listed. All bids are final. Use extreme caution as buyers may NOT retract bids once confirmed through Bid-Assets.

ERRANT BIDS. Buyer agrees to be liable for any and all bidding mistakes on the Bid-Assets platform. Should a major entry error occur, Buyer must notify Bid-Assets immediately by email at and provide which auction, their buyer number, and the errant gross bid. There is a $10. FEE FOR FIXING EACH ERRANT BID and that fee will be charged to your credit card at the end of the auction. This is for EACH BID CHANGED! The buyer that registered to bid understands and hereby agrees that they are solely responsible for the bidding that takes place under their logged in device and agrees to pay this fee along with the items purchased under the registrant’s buyer number. Should the Registered Bidder be outbid, with no high bids, the Registered Bidder allows Bid-Assets to bill their credit card $10. for each incident of fixing the errant bids. If this happens during the auction closing, call Bid-Assets immediately at (330) 219-8855 so that the error can be fixed before the item closes. There is no guarantee that Bid-Assets can fix the errant bid before the item closes. Buyer agrees to pay for ALL items that they are the successful bidder on.

Halting, Rescheduling, Canceling Auction. Although rare, the Seller or Bid-Assets may Halt, Reschedule, or Cancel an auction for any reason. Should an auction be halted, the Buyer agrees to be bound by their bid until the auction is completed. If an auction is re-scheduled, the Buyer agrees to be bound by their bid until the auction is completed. If an auction is canceled, Bid-Assets will cancel all bids, and the Buyer is released from their bidding contract.

Auction Platform and Entry Errors. Users of this platform agree to hold harmless Bid-Assets, the Seller, and Third Party Sellers, for any and all errors due to mis-entered information, internet connectivity, server failure, date/time changes to any auction, and any errors that could result from the use of this bidding platform. Bid-Assets may halt an auction to make necessary changes.

Bidding Process. Most auctions utilize a “soft close”. Starting at the close time of the auction, items will begin closing with a group of items each minute until all items are sold. Should recent bidding take place before an item closes, that item will extend up to 3 more minutes until there is no more bidding activity. Items will continue closing in order while the extended items remain open for bidding. Bid-Assets allows you to raise your own bid. If you are the high bidder and want to increase your maximum bid, DO NOT put anything in the first bidding box. Use the Max Bid Box only on the right!

Invoices. Successful bidders will receive an invoice via the email that was used in registration, for all purchases, within 24 hours of the auction closing. Before the auction closes, Buyers MUST have a valid credit card on file that will absorb the charges for each auction. All payments are due via credit card at the closing of the auction unless specific arrangements have been made with Bid-Assets. No Exceptions.

Buyers Premium. An additional 13% buyers premium will be charged to all purchases at the end of the auction, and will be shown on the invoice as an extra charge to the assets purchased.

Payments. Payment in full will be charged to the credit card on file within 24 hours of the auction closing. If a buyer chooses to use Paypal instead of the credit card on file, Buyer must contact Bid-Assets in writing via email at:, and must include the Name and Date of Auction, Buyer Number, and their EXACT Paypal email address.
Invoices with tax and premium above $10,000. must be paid by certified funds within 48 hours of the auction closing. Certified Checks shall be made payable to: Bid-Assets and must be brought to the pickup site listed on the auction, or mailed to: Bid-Assets, 7250 Bishop Road, Poland, OH 44514. Bid-Assets will specify if check should be brought to site or mailed.

Removal. Buyers agree to remove their purchases in accordance to the dates and times posted on the specific auction’s homepage unless otherwise notified in writing of a different date. No Exceptions. Buyer must bring a “Paid In Full” receipt to the site with their ID to receive their items. Buyer is responsible for loading and removal of any and all assets on their invoice. Buyer agrees to bring their own tools and assistance to remove any asset. The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of their items. Under no circumstances will Bid-Assets staff or Seller assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. Items not retrieved by during the removal period will be considered forfeited without refund. Unpaid items that are left on site outside of the removal dates and times will incur a $20. per day fee per invoice. If a buyer purchases and pays for an item, and abandons it, Buyer will not be given a refund and agrees to pay Bid-Assets the removal cost plus 20%.

Vehicle Titles. Bid-Assets will arrange the meeting between the buyer and seller to exchange and notarize any titled asset. Bid-Assets does not guarantee or warranty the title in any way. All arrangements regarding title must be performed directly with the Seller.

Termination of Use. Any buyer that Bid-Assets or the Seller deems unfit to bid for any reason may result in termination of bidding privileges not limited to but including: (1) failure to abide by all terms and conditions set forth by Bid-Assets; (2) payment failure for any reason; and (3) failure to remove all items within the specified time listed on each auction. Buyer may not participate in any auction on the Bid-Assets online auction platform until the amount in default has been paid in full. The Seller may exercise legal action against the buyer for violation of terms agreed to in this contract. Buyer allows the Seller to reclaim and resell all items not removed in the agreed date and time without refund to buyer.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. By placing a bid on, the bidder agrees that they have read, fully understand and accept these Terms and Conditions, and agree to pay for and remove the assets, if the bid is accepted, by the dates and times specified.

State/Local Sales and/or Use Tax. Buyers may be subject to payment of State and/or local sales and/or use tax. Buyers are responsible for contacting the appropriate tax office, completing any forms, and paying any taxes that may be imposed. By bidding on items on the Bid-Assets online auction site, the buyer agrees to pay sales tax for any purchase made that the State deems taxable for any and all items purchased through this site, past or present. Exempt Buyers must email a signed exemption form to:

Who May Bid. All auctions on the Bid-Assets online auction site are open to the public. Anyone who agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of this agreement may register to bid. This includes, the Sellers and their employees, Bid-Assets and their employees, Third Party Auction Companies using this platform and their employees, Administrators, Family Members, Trustees, Superintendents, and Board Members

Directions Watch for AUCTION signs!
7250 Bishop Road
Poland OH 44514
Phone: 330-219-8855


 This auction brought to you by 



330-330-8949   *   330-330-8950

Real Estate Broker – Auctioneers: J. Paul Basinger & Julie A. Cerneka

Real Estate Agent – Auctioneer:  Richard Basinger

Auctioneers:   Joe Rulli

Offices:  226 Boardman Canfield Rd. (Rt. 224), Boardman, OH  44512




Click on any image to view larger.

Click on any image to view larger.

Basinger Auction Service

226 Boardman Canfield Rd Boardman, OH 44512

Your auction should be printing now. If not, please click here.