Waterloo, IA, United States
DoneSat, May 3, 2008 1:00 PM UTC
From the Jerry Rudy & John Reech collections.
Were offering several wonderful collections that include many rare, diverse and superb condition pieces. This will be one of our most diverse auctions. Country Store: As always, were offering you many great country store pieces; spool cabinets, dye cabinets, many coffee mills, counter displays, display cases and related pieces. Along with those pieces will be a large selection of great store stock from the Jerry Rudy collection. Advertising: You can also choose from a wide assortment of paper, cardboard, tin & porcelain signs and calendars. Many pieces are for chewing gum, Coca-Cola, petroleum, candy, tobacco and more. There are even several very rare salesman's samples, including whats believed to be an 1880s John Deere horse drawn cultivator, Koken barber chair and others. Soda Fountain: If you like syrup dispensers, well be bringing you the largest selection to come to market in several years, over 75 great dispensers. Many are rare. Also included are ice cream scoops, straw holders, tables, chairs & more! Coin Operated Machines: From amusement & vending to gambling, you'll have great choices. Test your power against a rare Peter Beetz Push or Pull strength tester, or test your luck against a beautiful Mills Dewey floor model slot machine. Whether you like vending, arcade, music or gambling, theres a machine for you. Mechanical Banks: For those that like to save their pocket change, there are over 50 banks to take your coins, including the rare Calamity, Professor Pug Frog, Uncle Sam & others. Nautical Pieces: For the summer sailor, this is the first time we've been given a great collection of unusual nautical items: compass binnacles, dive helmets, lanterns, search lights, ships wheels and more.