The contents of this living estate reflect the owner's (and former antiques dealer's) interests
in vintage aviation, antique automobiles, photography, antique lighting, military history,
Harley Davidson motorcycles,
and anything else that is just a bit out of the ordinary!
Don't miss this opportunity to see many hundreds of interesting collectible, vintage and antique items at one location, all priced to sell!
In addition there are some store display, office, 1980s professional photography,
and general household items.
THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST THAT WILL GROW
AS WE SORT THROUGH THE THOUSANDS OF ITEMS:
ANTIQUES & VINTAGE
ALERT! JUST-DISCOVERED ITEMS LISTED IN RED. SCROLL DOWN TO END OF PICTUES FOR A LOOK AT THESE NEWLY-LISTED ITEMS):
Fire Fighting Ephemera: Including, but not limited to: "Hope Hose and Steam Fire Engine Company" 2 unissued certificates from 1859 to finance the purchase property on the north side of Union below Second Streets, Philadelphia; "The Midnight Fire Alarm" colorful sheet music x 2 copies; two "Fyr-Fyter Products" catalogs, NYC (no date but looks like late 1940s-early 1950s; "Souvenir of the Winchester (Virginia) Fire Department", published July 7, 1897; 1964 issue "WNYF" (With New York Firemen); + likely more we have not yet discovered!
Farming Ephemera: 1913 & 1914 J. I. Case Catalogs; 1925, 1926 and 1927 Hill-Hudson Co., Olney, IL Thresher and Mill Supply Catalogs; 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1926, & 1927 John M. Brant Company (Power Farm Machinery), Bushnell, IL Catalogs ; + likely more we have not yet discovered!
Varga 1950s girlie calendar
Century of Progress 1933 parking sticker for "Auto Del. Wagon-Cap. 1 Ton or Less", Picture Guide + other souvenirs.
Many early 20th Century calendars: Elgin Watch Co./Maud Humphrey; Royal Oak Stoves/Native American Prints; Maxfield Parrish Print on 1940s calendar; MANY, MANY Crystal Lake, Illinois advertising calendarsPresident Abraham Lincoln assassination paper, New York Herald, April 15, 1865
Robert Todd Lincoln signed picture to his secretary, Charles Sweet
Pair of Royal Bayreuth fishing plates
Rare "busy-body" corner mirror
6-Board Chest, mid-19th century or earlier, with hand-forged straps, cotter-pin handles, dovetailed. Old green paint.
School hand bell
Lamps: Many hanging oil, gas & electric lamps 1880-1930; store lamps; Gone-with-the-wind parlor lamps (including cranberry and ruby glass); industrial hanging lamps with enameled shades and caged bulbs; many lamp parts including globes and shades, +++Appleton industrial pendant lamps / lights with explosion-proof bulb cages
Art: Many old oil paintings, framed ferrotype image, cased images, framed prints
Radio Rex, 1922, first voice-activated toy! We have two versions of this. One has the older wooden roof with the brown celluloid dog and printed instructions on the bottom. The version pictured here has an embossed tin roof with a white celluloid dog.
Book of vintage, loose postage stamps + duck and trout stamps, 1930s forward.
Sheets of 1/2 cent to 8 cent stamps - sold by the sheet.
1890s hardcover book "Illustrade Priced Catalogue of all Postage Stamps", Mound City Stamp Co., St. Louis.
Many first day issue stamps, postmarks, envelopes: 1862 Civil War battles; American Presidents; Air Mail first from various cities; Space Program.
Weller Muskota Pottery "Leda and the Swan" flower frog (one wing broken)
Weller Jardiniere with Squirrels (hairline) and two other jardinieres
George Howell Gay (1858-1931) watercolor. Listed artist.
D. Brinkmann oil on canvas, winter scene.
Doors & Architectural Elements; including 2 huge TECO or Northwestern Terra Cotta roundels.
Pharmacy showcases with marble bases
Country store showcases: Sliding glass doors with drawers below
Various angle brackets to hold country store signs
Bathing beauty / beauties & nudes
Cased images including tintype of double-armed Union cavalry soldier with rare Whitney revolver
Civil War Muster Roll from a West Virginia Regiment
Heavily-carved Victorian sofas and arm chairs
Fiske early 1900s automobile tire
Rare c1915 truck tire
c1960 Coca Cola "button" sign
c1980 Coca Cola hanging leaded glass lamp
Large Tender Leaf Tea store sign, (teacups with smiling faces!) 60" x 38"
Side tables, parlor tables, pedestals, sideboard
White enamel lamps used to front-light outdoor signs
"Gas Station" enamel hanging lamps
Neon signs: Ford Comet, from 1960s; United Motors Service, repro; Pontiac Indian, authentic; Dance, repro
Interesting entryway door with heavy strapping, mail slot, and leaded-glass window. Includes framework for door. (Plus other doors)
Peter Wright Patent Anvil
Steiff mohair greyhound
Capo di Monte lamp, really quite nice
Copper hand-dovetailed apple butter kettle
World War I: Items to include large one-of-a-kind plaques of flying aces Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker, Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron), and Rene Fonck
World War II: Many items. More detail to follow
Industrial-grade workbench from mid-20th century machine shop. (Also there is a wheeled cart from the same era.)
Quivers and arrows, vintage
Camel Cigarette vintage display w/17 packs.
3 Paper mache storks from nursery department of stores
(Diaper with baby doll hangs from stork's bill)
Paper mache miniature hat, perhaps a toothpick holder, thought
to be made from Confederate money
Bisque soccer / football player
Japanese hand-carved and lacquered paper weight
Spirit of St. Louis crochet work
Velvet breast emblem, possibly from Washington Pump Company No. 1, a fire department
2 netsukes, a small carved bell and a wooden monk
Doll room made from cigar boxes, plus many miniatures
Various hand-made copper pots, zinc lined, dovetailed
Currier & Ives prints
Colorful pinball glass panel (Repair to lower right corner)
4 antique leaded-glass panels framed in copper; each panel is 90" x 13". There is an approx. 3/4" lip along the 90" length that would overlap an adjoining panel. Some restoration is necessary.
Leaded and stained glass: Many windows available
8 Standard Oil oil bottles in metal carrier (rare in this condition!)
Many oil paintings and prints
Charles Dana Gibson signed artist's proof
Cabinet card of ice delivery men, Christmas, and much more
Many hundreds of real photo postcards of Barrington, Illinois mailman; plus images of fire department, fishing, etc.
Many colorful trade cards including Gen. Robert E. Lee / Coat's Thread
2 Wooden lamp posts, about 9 or 10 feet tall
36" long light fixtures / torches from an old Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin furniture store. Sold as a pair only.
Goodrich Guidepost: Circa 1910-1917, "Huntley 7 miles, Marengo 8 miles, Union 2 miles, Woodstock 10 miles" (Amazing!)
G.E. Vintage ice box / refrigerator, still works!
Tru-Vue Movies for viewers, including Disney, Christmas and circus
Vintage driver's / chauffeur's cap
Many keys including clock keys and Chicago & Northwestern / CNW Railroad keys
Set of 4 firehouse Windsor chairs
Vintage advertising from McHenry County towns
Franciscan Pottery Apple Pattern dinnerware
Brass footrail for antique bar
Circa 1900 fancy full-sized iron bed w/brass embellishments (inc. boxspring & rails)
Circa 1900 solid-brass twin bed w/wrap-around footboard (inc. original rails)
Art Deco Theatre Stanchions
Porcelain-framed bathroom mirror with attached lights
Roseville Blended Mostique pedestal, hairline
Villeroy & Boch / Mettlach large jardiniere #2908, Art Nouveau / Jugendstil 1910 incised mark. Small rim chip.
"Little Giant" Grinder
Victorian paper mache & lacquer sewing stand, inlaid with mother of pearl
Victorian Hall Tree
2 Marble-topped stands, matching, with drawer, shelf and lined compartment
Children's Chairs: a nice selection from a collection
Jardinières, pedestal, assorted vases and planters
John Deere wrench
Bread peel / bread board
Copper hand-dovetailed apple butter kettle (perfect size for logs!)
Barber Shop lamp with "Haircut" globe
Green glass vase with sterling silver overlay, possibly Loetz
Industrial metal storage chests. (Great end tables or coffee tables!)
Small safe with combination
Civil War Confederate Officer's Coat Button marked "Extra Rich Treble Gilt" plus many Civil War-era brass military buttons and cuff links by Scovill, Thomson, Horstmann, etc.
Unusual round, copper wash tub with lid, marked Perco, 1920s
Oxen yoke with July 17, 1848(?) dated iron workAND MANY SMALLS - TOO MANY TO LIST!
NEWER DISPLAY ITEMS
Small 32" tall lighted display case in oak, opens at each side, with adjustable shelves.
Versatile 3-piece lighted display case in oak, opens front or back, with adjustable shelves and locks. Each of the two cases is 36" tall. Either one sits on the 6" tall base. These pieces can be stacked to make one 6-1/2 foot tall case, or can be used separately.
Aluminum table-top showcases
Pop-up tent, perfect for exhibiting at flea markets and antiques shows
Acrylic easels, risers, doll stands and other display pieces
Professionally-made tablecloths for 8' tables, drops to floor on all sides with one slit, wrinkle-proof and fire resistant. Royal Blue. Several available.
1940s Curved-glass, table-top display case
Many other display and curio cabinets, some listed under the "Antique and Vintage" category above.
COLLECTIBLENathan Bedford Forrest bronze, 1 of 25, by Clarence F. Runtsch (1923-2010)
Bing & Grondahl "Unveiling of the Statue of Liberty" Porcelain Plaque, new in box
Bing & Grondahl collectible dolls, including "Mary", 1st Edition; + Knowles and Danbury Mint dolls. All new in box.
Marcolin Art Glass FABULOUS cased eagle, signed & in perfect condition.
Konstglas, Sweden bird, but this piece has a small chip.
Gucci 18K gold-plated watch with 13 bezels to match any outfit
Playboy Magazines, many of the earliest years, 1955-1970s
"Man at Arms" magazines, 1980s forward
Taxidermy: fish, bear & deer mounts
Gun case and rifle racks
Many old Harley-Davidson and motorcycle catalogs, pre-2000
Harley Davidson collectibles, many new in box
Harley Davidson T-shirts, gloves, etc. from the 1990s: Many never worn
Pocahontas Leather Vest, hand made & never worn
Vintage car / automobile photos & auto collectibles
Many posters: War, movies, pretty girls, antiques, Chicago Bears,
Hadeland Danish Crystal x 2AND MANY SMALLS - TOO MANY TO LIST!
HOUSEHOLD, GARAGE, AUTOMOBILE, PHOTOGRAPHY, ETC.Meade LX90GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope with AutoStar GPS SmartFinder, Includes:
•AutoStar Handset for automatic celestial object locating from 30,000 object database
•Series 4000 Super Plossl eyepieces w/metal storage case plus color filters for moon and planets
Denon Surround Receiver
Synergy 8" Speaker System
Donald Vann "High Mountain Camp", signed
Mary Haggard Oil on Canvas "Buffalo", signed
Hand-made leather vest by "Pocahontas" - Never worn
1980s Professional Photography equipment including lenses, Smith-Victor studio lights, tripods, etc. Among cameras is a 4 x 5 "view" or "portrait" monorail camera w/sunshade and hood by Calumet.
3-Part entertainment center and TV
Leather sofa & chair, excellent condition
King-size bed frame. Mattress & box spring free w/purchase of frame.
New shipping / packing boxes in many sizes
Tools, older and newer + 8' wooden ladder, snowblower, +++
New tires & wheels for Mercedes sedan, C, E, & S Class 225/55 R 16
Bird feeders: many