Please note that our sale will begin by appointment with an opening reception party on Friday October 6th at 5 PM until approximately 9PM!
At 10 PM Friday night I will publish the address on here and the sale will continue with a published address open to the public Saturday & Sun.
We will also be open to the public the following weekend!
This sale description was copied from EstateSales.NET on 9/23/2017 (8-52-9:00:36 AM). Please check there for accurate up-to-date information (198-54).
For your Friday Night October 6th, 5 PM appointment please call or text Mitch at 216-402-8367 and if I do not answer please leave me a VERY BRIEF message with your First Name and Phone Number & I will call you back in the order it was received!
(the pictures after picture # 521 of the trees are close ups & descriptions of machines pictured earlier)
Welcome to a collection like you have never seen before!
You will not believe your eyes!
It looks like the collection of a Mad Scientist & takes up 4 floors of an old Mansion!
More Museum than home there are table after table & display case after display case filled with Antique Oddities!
We are selling the contents of a magnificent & "Old" 1919 Meade & Hamilton Mansion occupied by the same family since 1957! It houses the astounding collection of late 19th & to early 20th Century Medical Quackery of Dr. Oliegrd Linden of CASE Medical School! Medical Quackery as collected by our professor were mostly devices that generated electricity which were used to supposedly cure the body of what ailed them! They are mostly in oak or mahogany cases & are on average the size of small loaf of bread to a vintage floor model radio & there are 100s of them! There are also 1000s of rare books, magazines, catalogs, pamphlets & newspapers concerning Electricty & Cures, Medicine, Health, Science, Art & the world at large! In addition we have blood letting devices, 100s of patent medicines & "Snake Oils" in their original packaging, surgical & medical tools, early batteries, fossils, & Native American items. Early radios, aviation radio & World War I & II radio electronics, X Ray tubes, 100s of vaccum tubes! Amazing collection of magazines & paper items 1840s-1940s. 18th & 19th Century English furniture, A few nice antique clocks, large Flow Blue dinner service. Ca. European 1840 oil painting of an alchemist. 2 Tibetian monkey skulls, 1 human skull, Bell jars, Barber pole, Benin bronzes, Display cases, typewriters, telegraphy devices, shells, minerals, CDs, tools, general household & much more. There are 4 floors of this giant home to browse through & we have been working here all summer!