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Silent Auction Catalogue

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BC: The Echlin family thanks the OBA Labour and Employment Law Section for the opportunity to contribute in this meaningful way. We appreciate your friendship and your support of this worthy cause. From Ann, Libby, and Rob Echlin

FC: June 5, 2014 Silent Auction in Support of The Justice Randall Scott Echlin Award at The University of Toronto Law School | All items are from the collection of Justice Randall Scott Echlin, donated by the Echlin family

1: The following is an assortment of wacky and wonderful items that Randy Echlin collected and enjoyed throughout his career. Maybe you would like to find a gift for someone who is being called to the Bar, or made partner, or elevated to the Bench. Perhaps you think one of these items resembles someone you know! Or you might just want to have something that Randy displayed with pride in his chambers and his home. Please consider donating to the Randall Scott Echlin Award fund even you do not win or do not bid.

2: ITEM 1 Baseball’s Greatest Quotations, by Paul Dickson (Revised Edition, 2008) ITEM 2 Funny You Should Say That: Amusing Remarks From Cicero to the Simpsons, by Andrew Martin (2005) ITEM 3 The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said, compiled by Robert Byrne (2003) “Start every day with a smile and get it over with.” —W.C. Fields | LOT 'A' Three books of quotations

3: LOT 'B' Two items featuring Lord Denning, Master of the Rolls | ITEM 18 Framed Limited Edition Wedgwood Portrait Medallion of The Rt. Hon. Lord Denning, Master of the Rolls Number 110 of a limited edition of 500. Frame 8” x 16”. | ITEM 19 Framed Signed Limited Edition Photo Print of Lord Denning, Master of the Rolls, 1982 Number 28 of 500, with original signatures of both Lord Denning and the photographer, Sally Soames. Frame 20.5” x 16.5”.

4: ITEM 4 Page 44 from Gleason’s Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, July 17, 1852. Drawing captioned “The New Courts of Law, Commonly Called Osgoode Hall, Toronto, Canada,” with article entitled “Osgoode Hall, Toronto.” 11” wide x 15” tall (only top half of page is shown above). | LOT 'C' Set of three items representing Osgoode Hall

5: LOT 'C' (Continued) | ITEM 5 “Lion of Osgoode Hall” Photograph of a wood carving in the Barristers’ Lounge at Osgoode Hall, signed by artist Kenneth Jarvis, Q.C., RCA. One of only 200 copies, signed, unframed. 8” x 10”. | ITEM 6 “Unicorn of Osgoode Hall” Photograph of a wood carving in the Barristers’ Lounge at Osgoode Hall, signed by artist Kenneth Jarvis, Q.C., RCA. One of only 175 copies, signed, unframed. 7.5” x 9.5”.

6: ITEM 15 Framed Picture of Osgoode Hall painted by the Hon. Roy McMurtry Personalized as follows: “For The Hon. Justice Randy Echlin with warmest best wishes, Roy McMurtry.” Picture 13.5” x 10.5”. Frame 19.5” x 16.5”. | LOT 'D'

7: LOT 'E' Two items representing vintage French lawyers | ITEM 14 Framed Reprinted Vintage Legal Cartoon, “Les gens de justice” Caption: “Perdu, monsieur...perdu sur tous les pointes...” [“Lost, sir...lost on all points”...] Picture 10.5” x 12.5”. Frame 16” x 14”. | ITEM 50 Pompous French Lawyer with Client Based on an old legal cartoon. With accompanying literature. 7" tall.

8: i ii iii iv | LOT 'F'

9: ITEM 13 (OPPOSITE PAGE) Set of Four (4) Reprinted Vintage Legal Cartoons, suitable for framing. Each 10” x 13”. Caption i: “If you would be good enough to plead my cause, you could count on my eternal gratitude!” Caption ii: “At last, you’ve obtained a divorce! It’s about time, for both parties are destitute in the process!” Caption iii: “My dear colleagues, it is wrong to argue in private! Why waste words without an audience?” Caption iv: “The Master reads in the Law Journal a eulogy of himself by himself.” | LOT 'F' (Continued) | ITEM 51 "The Young Lawyer" Resin Figurine Based on the artwork of Norman Rockwell. 4.5" tall.

10: LOT 'G' | ITEM 23 Lladro Ceramic Lawyer Figurine (Modern) Approximate value $600. 14” tall.

11: LOT 'H' | ITEM 31 Extremely Detailed Limited Edition Ceramic Figurine “A Lawyer More Than Adequately Attired in Fine Print” Number 507 of 950. Signed by artist James C. Christensen for The Greenwich Workshop Collection. 10.5” tall including attached base. Approximate value $600.

12: LOT 'J' | ITEM 32 Frank Meisler Metal Sculpture “The Learned Friend” An attorney, judge or court official turns his head and stands upon some books. On a revolving marble base. 13.5”h x 8.5”w. Approximate Value $1000.

13: ITEMS 17, 25, 35, 36, 40, 49 Assortment of items representing British Barristers and Judges | LOT 'K'

14: LOT 'L' | ITEMS 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 30 Assortment of items representing British Barristers and Judges

15: LOT 'M' | ITEMS 37, 38, 44 Three figurines representing North American Lawyers and Judges

16: LOT 'N' | ITEMS 34, 39 Two items representing North American Lawyers and Judges

17: LOT 'O' | ITEMS 28, 29, 33, 41, 42 An assortment of clowns and caricatures

18: LOT 'P' | ITEMS 43, 45, 46, 47, 48 An assortment of caricatures

19: LOT 'Q' | ITEM 52 Square Cufflinks--Barrister Wig | ITEM 53 Round Cufflinks--Barrister | ITEM 54 Oval Cufflinks--"Lady Justice" | LOT 'R' | LOT 'S'

20: ITEM 55 Oval Cufflinks--Judge Wig | LOT 'T' | LOT 'U' | LOT 'V' | ITEM 56 Oval Cufflinks--Barrister Wig | ITEM 57 Round Cufflinks--Guilty/Not Guilty

21: LOT 'W' | ITEM 58 Authentic indenture dated 1761 with transcription on back of frame Frame 31.5" x 42" | LOT 'X' | ITEM 59 Highly embellished authentic indenture of undetermined date, framed Frame 30" x 36.5"

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