DoneSat, Dec 11, 2004 9:00 AM EST
Elbridge, NY, USA
Fantastic General Store Auction
IMPORTANT -No Reserve Auction- Single Owner Collection of a Lifetime- GENERAL STORE ANTIQUES Tools – Advertising – Stoneware – Xmas – Hardware – Medical – Millinery Toys – Houseware – Counters – Displays - More 50 Year Accumulation Removed from Collector’s In-Home Museum to Our Gallery For Convenience of Sale Note: We are pleased to offer, at unreserved auction, the entire collection of a retired insurance executive. The result of a 50 year passion for antique general store merchandise and fixtures!! We will sell literally thousands of items in this monumental sale!! Everyone from the advanced connoisseur, casual collector, decorator or antiques dealer will find something of interest. If you don’t see what you are looking for in this ad – please call with your interest as we could not possibly list all items in this ad! Plan to attend or otherwise participate! You won’t want to miss this auction! Overview: Lg collection of antique lithographed tea, tobacco & candy food tins incl rare & desirable pocket, shelf & store display pcs, paper litho advert incl trade cards, fans, signs, cards, etc., several dozen wonderful coffee advert tins, lots of Cigar advert incl signs, cutters, boxes, tins, etc., antique kitchen implements incl several cherry pitters, apple peelers, sausage stuffer, graters, scales (many different kinds), coffeemills, muffin tins, choppers, beaters, scoops, forks, ladles, mashers, whisks, iron cookware, cookie cutters, Great “Mansfield’s Automatic Clerk” clear glass gum dispenser, lg cigar advert felts, many nice antique bottles incl “Springwater”, spirits, beer, soda, medicine, food, bitters, canning, etc., Fantastic “Elgin National Coffee Mill” number “46” all orig., Antique General Store scoops, measures, spice tins, more than 50 advert crates & boxes, figural chocolate molds, antique canned vegetables, patent medicines incl more than 100 bottles w/original labels & many w/ boxes, Apothecary & medicinal advertising items, 19th c. ledgers, Antique General Store Millinery supplies, hats & boxes, corsets, silk threads, collars, balls of yarn, hat stands, antique hat pins, knitting items, great general store thread spool cabinets, dye, material, etc., antique shoes, vintage clothing, Early maple yarn winder, wooden swift, folding wood drying racks, several primitive wooden clothes pins, rare early books incl “Gibbons History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire” dated “1826” complete w/6 volumes printed by “J&J Harper – New York”, “Philologia Sacra – Salomon Glassius” dated “1725”, German Bible dated “1670” w/wonderful prints & maps & scenes depicting the Garden of Eden, The Apocalypse, Canaan, etc., Children’s books, medical books, poetry, novels, several early decorative bibles, etc., Collections of stereoviews incl more than 30 early views of “Yellowstone” park, hunting scenes, “Wedding Bells” complete set of 25 views w/orig box, Black Americana, “Real Children in Many Lands” series, Lg collection of Underwood’s scenes “Around the World”, etc., Antique postal clerk’s station w/letter box, stamps, spindles, etc., porcelain enamel advert signs, early Underwood typewriter, “Graphophone” cylinder record player in oak case w/outside brass horn, cast iron pot-belly stove, Great antique oak dentist’s chair w/orig carpet seats, antique furn incl Vict carved mahog settee, 8’ folding school bench w/fancy iron base, Vict platform rocking chair w/trundles, primitive work tables, Boston rocker, side chairs, Great dressing screen w/oil on canvas scenic panels, brass cane/umbrella holders, wonderful Vict oak open cupboard w/drawers below, triple glass door kitchen cabinet w/drawers & doors, Huge qty of antique tools incl rare wood planes, treadle jig saw (cast iron & wood), unusual braces, hand saws, draw shaves, bow saws, chisels, hammers & mallets, tool boxes (lg & small), iron & wooden clamps, calipers, wrenches, travelers, gauges, rulers (expandable & others), squares, levels, anvils, 19th c. work bench, several antique telephones, many antique general store display counters & cabinets incl mahogany, oak & maple, wooden & iron ice skates, antique sadirons & trivets, many antique rug/carpet beaters, antique manual vacuum cleaner, many pcs of early stoneware incl great blue decorated crocks & jugs, butter & salt boxes, churns, etc., yellowware, enamelware, etc, Antique toys & games incl lithographed paper & tin wind-up, early marbles, “Lucky Star” pinball, “Jolly Tumbler”, rattles, writing slates, checkers & boards, wooden 9 pins, wooden hoop toys, litho puzzles & building blocks, “Bull in a China Shop”, jacks, dominos, antique cards, etc., 19th c. general store counter display jars, lg general store storage displays incl floor, tea, biscuits, coffee, pepper, etc., etc., shoemaker’s tools, cuspidors, pierced tin foot warmer, wire egg baskets, antique lighting incl “Betty” lamps, kerosene table & hanging lamps, gas fixtures, candle holders, railroad lanterns, etc., Qty antique Christmas items incl early glass figural ornaments, die cut paper decorations, feather tree, ornaments, early elect figural light bulbs, etc., farming implements incl wooden rakes, hay forks, shovels, hoes, hay, knives, iron coin sheller, corn planters, scythes, fantastic painted 3 wheel delivery cart in orig surface, Some unusual tins incl “Parte Davis – Botanic Drugs”, “Planters Peanuts”, “Cumfine Marshmallows”, “Kibbe’s Salted Jumbo Peanuts”, “Hershey’s Cocoa”, “Oxheart Peanut Butter”, “Mellomints”, “Rowntree’s Clear Gums”, “Bluebird Marshmallows”, “Frontenac Peanut butter”, “Asmon Lard”, “Klein’s Cocoa”, “Peerless Main Sunray Kisses”, “Delacara Rochester Chocolates”, “Paradise Fruitcake”, “Zeno Chewing Gum”, and many, many more!!.