Our Pre-Expo Antique & Collectibles auction features a nice selection of Primitives, including stoneware, molds, Watt ware, duck decoys, and tools; antique books, including first editions by James Fennimore Cooper and others; advertising items, including signs, clocks, Texaco collectibles, and other Petroliana; furniture, including Arts & Crafts, mid-century, Asian style, and more; Aladdin lamps; art; assorted pottery, china and glassware, including Fostoria American; vintage Barbie dolls, mint in box with outfits and accessories; Civil War photographs; and much, much more.
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1960 LOU GEHRIG AND RED RUFFING BASEBALL CARDS
Lou Gehrig 1960 Fleer #28 appears to be in very nice overall condition. Red Ruffing 1960 Fleer #63 has a crease across the center.
PINE RIDGE POTTERY PLATE
Wonderful Pine Ridge pottery plate reads "Pine Ridge, E. Cox, Sioux Indian" on the back with an incised tree. Plate appears to be in very nice overall condition and measures 10.75" across.
WHITE'S OF UTICA STONEWARE CAKE CROCK
Antique White's of Utica molded stoneware cake crock #3 comes with lid and features a hunt scene. Measures approximately 5.5" tall x 8.25" across. Base of the crock in excellent condition with perhaps one glaze bubble that has popped. The lid is in very good condition with the exception of a 0.75" bite that is primarily visible from the underside.
CIRCA 1864 ALBUM WITH CIVIL WAR SOLDIER PHOTOS
Photo album has approximately 50 photographs, including seven tintypes. Twenty three photos are of confirmed Civil War soldiers from the 8th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Cavalry (19 of these photos have the soldier's name on the back and 3 of those have tax stamps and two are dated 1864). The photos are from various photographers including The Brady Studio in Washington and is handwritten "Brady" on the stamp. Names of note include Brigadier General Farnsworth and a second Farnsworth (possibly a nephew) who was killed at Gettysburg July 2,1863.
SEVEN ASSORTED TINS
Six vintage coffee tins, including Folgers, Golden West, and others. Also includes one School Boy peanut butter tin.
HAND CARVED WOODEN GOOSE DECOY
Decoy stands approximately 10.5" tall x 18" long.
SPONG & CO. KNIFE CLEANER AND POLISHER
Circa 1900 knife cleaner bears a metal plaque that reads, "Spong & Co. Manufacturers, Patentees London." It's in oak with cast iron supports and stands 18" tall x 19" wide. This knife cleaner would have been used to clean old steel knives, because stainless knives were not available until around 1914. This is not a sharpener--only a cleaner and polisher.
NEW TEXACO HAVOLINE RACING JACKET
Chase Authentics Drivers Line Trackside Apparel size XL jacket has original tags and is in unused condition.
Beautiful Victorian oak sideboard with claw feet has four drawers and two doors in the base; top has its original beveled mirror. It measures approximately 80" tall x 48" wide x 23.5" deep and appears to be in excellent overall condition.
ANTIQUE BUTCHER BLOCK
Circa early 1900s butcher block measures 33" tall x 30" square. It is in good but used condition and is missing the four plugs on one side.
DINING ROOM SET WITH WILLIAM RAE "TOR ROAD" KOBE CHINA
Walnut dining set is Asian-themed and comes with two arm chairs and four side chairs. Table has two 15" extensions and also comes with the original table pads. Measures 30" tall x 42" wide x 64" long without extensions (94" long with both extensions). Table and chairs are in very nice overall condition with only minor spots of wear on the table.
R.C. GORMAN FRAMED PRINT
Professional matted and framed print of R.C. Gorman's 1973 piece depicting a Navajo woman with wrapped in a blanket. Measures 23" x 28" with frame.
GEORGE CATLIN FRAMED PRINT
Print of George Catlin's 1832 painting titled "North American Indians" (Osage man on left, Iroquois man in middle, and Pawnee woman on right) has been professionally framed and triple matted. Measures 37" x 31" with frame.
FIRST EDITION: TRAIL DUST & SADDLE LEATHER BY JO MORA
Trail Dust and Saddle Leather by Jo Mora. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. First edition, first printing (with both "A" and colophon on copyright page), hardcover with dust jacket, 244 pages, Illustrated throughout by Mora. In very nice condition.
ITALIAN CERAMIC SPAGHETTI CAT
Mid-century Italian spaghetti ware ceramic cat has some roughness to one ear and at the end of the tail. Stands approximately 17" long x 10.25" tall.
RICH TOYS CITY DAIRY WAGON
Toy is wooden with tin wagon body and the horse is marked "A Rich Toy." Wagon is marked "Rich Toys, Clinton, IA" and the side reads "Rich's 1922." There is some wear and paint loss to the metal but the toy is in overall very nice condition. Measures 9.25" tall x 20" long.
ASSORTED WATT WARE ADVERTISING PITCHERS
Includes: #15 "Apple" pitcher advertising "Kerber Milling Co., Emmetsburg, Iowa" (one chip on the spout and a cracked handle); #15 "Apple" pitcher advertising "Brockman's Grocery 1958, Ossian, Ia" (chip on the spout and a chip and hairline crack above the advertising); #15 "Apple" advertising "Lake Benton Hatchery" (has a chip on the rim above the advertising); #15 "Apple" pitcher advertising "Farmers Lumber Co., Fontanelle, Iowa" (very nice overall condition); and #62 "Apple" pitcher advertising "The New Staska Dairy, Chadron, Nebr." (very nice overall condition; #15 "Cherry" pitcher advertising "Davies Feed & Supply, Maringo, Iowa" (one fleabite on the spout but in good overall condition); and a #15 pitcher advertising "Madison Farmers Elevator, Madison, South Dakota" (large chip on the rim opposite the advertising).
VINTAGE BARBIE DOLLS (MINT IN ORIGINAL PACKAGE)
1962 BARBIE WITH PONYTAIL, MINT IN ORIGINAL BOX
1965 SKIPPER REDHEAD, MINT IN ORIGINAL BOX
1020 KEN DOLL (BENDABLE LEGS), MINT IN ORIGINAL BOX
ASSORTED STONEWARE CROCKS & JUGS
Crock reads "Bishop's Apple Butter" on both front and back. Stands 9.5" tall x 13" across and appears to have original lid (lid does have 4 chips on edge).
Writing on the front of the jug is difficult to read but the third word appears to be "Liquors." It is possible that the jug is from New York. The jug does have one chip on the spout and stands approximately 18" tall.
CIRCA 1960 TEXACO SERVICE STATION ATTENDANT JACKET
Jacket has the name "Tex" embroidered on it and appears to be a size medium. There is some wear to the edge of the sleeves but overall it is in good condition.
ARTS & CRAFTS STYLE GRANDFATHER CLOCK
Circa 1920 Mission style corner Grandfather clock has four shelves with plate grooves and comes with weights, chains, and pendulum. It does have a chip near the bottom left corner of the clock face. Measures 78" tall x 40" wide x 18" deep and is in good overall condition.
ROSEVILLE BANEDA GREEN 12" VASE & MATTE GREEN 4" JARDINIERE
Large and impressive Roseville Pottery Baneda green handled vase (599-12). Great mold, color and glaze. Vase is 12 1/2" tall and 10" wide. It still has the original factory label on the bottom. Other than a chip on the underside of the base, it is in very nice condition. This beautiful little flower pot is unmarked and in very nice condition.
1930s PERIOD NEON CLOCK
Outer glass is painted with a green Art Deco design. Clock measures approximately 18.25" x 18.25" and appears to work but seems to run fast (may need a cleaning).
ASSORTED WATT WARE
Including bowls, pitchers, mixing bowls, and more. Some with advertising.
ANTIQUE ALADDIN OIL LAMP
Patterns include Corinthian, Beehive, Veritque, Lincoln Drape, Diamond Quilt, and Washington Drape in a wonderful variety of colors. All are in beautiful condition.
WESTERN ROPE STORE DISPLAY
Circa 1930s display reads, "Western Extra Quality Manilla Rope, Made in the West for Western Trade." It holds three sizes of rope, stands 48" tall x 19" wide x 17" deep, and is in very good overall condition.
ROUND OAK LAMP TABLE
Table stands 29" tall x 24" across and in excellent overall condition.
TEXACO PEDDLE CAR
Peddle car is from a 1992 dealer promotion and is in very nice overall condition.
PENZOIL LUBRICATION SIGN
Circa 1930s single-sided metal sign reads, "Supreme Quality Penzoil Lubricants Lubrication." It measures 24" tall x 72" long and is in overall fair to good condition.
GREYHOUND BUS PORCELAIN SIGN
Greyhound Bus Lines oval porcelain sign is single-sided, measures 11" tall x 16.5 long,
and in good overall condition with light rust around the edges.
VEEDOL MOTOR OIL BANNER
Canvas banner reads, "Win against wear! Change now to Veedol Summer Grade Motor Oils and Greases." Banner measures 36" tall x 80" wide and does have some soiling/staining, but overall colors are bright and the banner is in good condition.
SOCONY GASOLINE BANNER
Circa 1930 Socony Gasoline banner reads, "I use Socony Banner Gasoline." Canvas banner is in fair to good condition and measures 12.5" tall x 33.5" long. Banner has been professionally and handsomely framed and measures 19" x 39" with frame.
CIRCA 1960s TEXACO TANKER SHIP
"S.S. Texaco North Dakota" ship is in good overall condition but may be missing a couple of oil barrels from the deck. Measures 5" tall x 27" long.
BUDDY LEE DOLLS
Original Buddy Lee doll in Western outfit. Band around hat reads, "Ride 'Em in Lee RIDER Cowboy Pants." He stands 14" tall, appears to be all original, and in very good overall condition.
Original Buddy Lee doll in hickory striped coveralls. He stands 13" tall, appears to be all original, and in good overall condition with some paint loss to hair and face.
FIRST EDITION: THE PRAIRIE; A TALE - 2 VOLUME SET
Volumes I and II of The Prairie; A Tale by James Fennimore Cooper. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. First edition, hardcover. Volume I: 252 pages; volume II: 276 pages. Appears to be all original cover, spine, and binding; pages are foxed but complete. A rare find!!!