Luxury Ocean Liner: SS United States - Furnishings and Fixtures to be Auctioned on June 17th, 2017

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FINAL Group of the Collection of the SS UNITED STATES Artifacts from the Estate of Dr. Sarah Forbes originally purchased when the Ship was dismantled in 1984 will be SOLD at Auction on June 17th in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Auction will be conducted by Express Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC

The late Dr. Sarah Forbes had a long time fascination with the SS UNITED STATES Luxury Ocean Liner. She purchased a large assortment of artifacts and large quantities of the items auctioned in 1984 when the ship was being dismantled in Newport News, Virginia. Many of the items from the Ship purchased by Dr. Forbes were used in her former restaurant in the Outer Banks in North Carolina. When the restaurant was sold, the items were stored. Some of the artifacts from the Ship have been donated since her death. Many of the items offered in this Final Auction and offering have been in storage for over 30 years and have not been unpacked until now. These remaining items are for sale to the highest bidder at the Auction to be conducted June 17th in Williamsburg at 6933 Richmond Road, Colonial Towne Plaza Shops, Williamsburg, Va. 23188.

The Trustee, E.D. (Buddy) David of David, Kamp & Frank Law Firm, has directed Express Auctioneers & Appraisers to sell these remaining artifacts and collectibles. This Auction includes 75 Chairs of several styles and purposes (1950-1960 styles), Lamps, Tables, Ladder, Doors, Menus and other Ephemera, Dinnerware, Flatware, Linens, Blankets, Bedspreads, Curtains, Galley Items, Stateroom Fixtures, Hardware, Signal Flags and more at Auction. The items will be sold in case lots and/or individually.

Linda Makowski of Express Auctioneers states: "Dr. Forbes appreciated and collected a wide variety of unique items. Property in this auction can be viewed at our websites: and on (id 4843) or call the office at 804-695-1222."

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