November 13th – 20th

Shackleton’s Real Estate & Auction Co. will be selling rare and important Historical documents of National Significance by Auction at our location in Stratford, ON.  Included are letters of correspondence between the Dominion Archives of Canada and noted individuals including Canada’s First Prime Minister Sir John A. MacDonald, noted Railway Construction Engineer and Scientist Sir Sandford Fleming, Indigenous Poet Pauline Johnson, American Poet and Writer Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., future 26th President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt, and noted American Author Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain).  Most of these documents are directed and forwarded to the attention of Douglas Brymner – Canada’s First Dominion Archivist in Ottawa.  These letters have been received by the Descendants of Douglas Brymner.

     Other highlights of this sale include oil paintings, water colours, sketches and prints from known Artists William Brymner, Robert Gagen, Mary Bell Eastlake, C.M. Manly, Charles Eastlake, Thomas Sidney Cooper, William St. Thomas Smith, Sylvester Stannard, Harold Lawes, Ken Danby, and others; quantity of sterling pieces including flatware and tea sets, assorted gold rings and jewellery, gold pocket watches; spectacular Royal Worcester Pot Pourri Vase,  Tiffany Crystal Bowl, assorted figurines and art glass; quantity of modern and antique furniture including a stunning carved Victorian Bed, early 20th Century Danish Cabinet and others;  vehicles include:  Estate Sale 2015 Chrysler 200 LX with only 12,000 km (selling with safety), 2002 Chevy Silverado 1500 Pick up truck with 161,000 km (selling AS IS).  Many other interesting and collectible items in this sale, too numerous to mention

In-person viewing available Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm, No weekend preview.

Office location: #3715 Perth Road 113, (Embro Road) Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S3.


For all enquiries please contact Brent Shackleton, Auctioneer
Phone 519-271-2646 or email:

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