Will Sullivan Auction
Will Sullivan Auction - Black Friday Antique Auction

Black Friday Antique Auction

Friday, November 24 at 9:00 am

Auction Address



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Auction to be held at Sullivan & Son Auction and Events Center, 8 miles south of Carthage, IL on 336 Expressway




NEW items added just last week from The Late Nita Johnson - Carthage, IL




 RING 1 - This ring will promptly start at 9:00am and will be selling hayrack items to include antiques and primitives, as well jewelry, advertising and other quality antique type items.  At 12:00 noon, this ring will start selling signs and prints, followed buy furniture. We will not sell any signs or furniture in this ring untl 12:00 noon.

RING 2 - This ring will also promptly start at 9:00AM and will be selling hayrack items to include glassware, various antiques, farm primitives, some miscellaneous items as well as a minor amount of house hold goods.  This ring will sell racks until all racks have been sold.  No furniture will be sold in this ring.

RING 3 - This ring WILL be outdoors, please note.  This ring will start at roughly 10:00am and will be selling vintage light fixtures and glass shades, oak telephones and telephone parts, cast iron items, farm primitives, outdoor items, over 200 antique chairs, project furniture, furniture parts and pieces, some modern items and tools.  This ring WILL be selling furniture earlier than our usual starting time for furniture.


All three rings will be selling quality, LIKE items.  Please come prepared.



ANTIQUES, PRIMITIVES & PRINTS - Tom’s Peanuts 5¢ vending machine; 18” Salesman’s Sample Kitchen Cabinet; Martin-Schwartz 80 Gas Pump with Mobilgas globe and sign; 1911 Nebraska vs. Michigan yard-long print; 1837 coverlet; Merrick’s Standard oak spool cabinet; Steinway & Sons upright piano; 1960s Barbie items and dolls; early 3’ Terrestrial World Globe; A. Lincoln B&W photo; early quilts; pottery and stoneware; Rockingham pottery; sterling Squash Blossom necklace; sterling and turquoise jewelry; (2) Thorens music boxes; Sterling handle dresser mirror; various dolls including a 1920s Snow White doll and a 1930s Nebraska Football doll; early Skookum “style” American Indian dolls; old marbles; Charles Dickens books; Sherman Willock original artwork; radio tubes; Univox banjo; 1954 Fender Steel guitar; Suzuki mandolin; early Regal banjo; 1960s Kay guitar; West Point Military Atlas of American Wars; vintage radios; early light fixtures, shades and parts; Gem Dandy Electric butter churn; (2) 1940s National cash registers; various cast iron floor lamps; Suttle Equipment Co. phone switchboard; NOS feed and seed sacks; hand crank rope maker; 5’ ornate cast iron stove; advertising boxes, tins and smalls; copper still thumper keg section; NOS Atlas-Portland Cement porcelain sign; Coca Cola porcelain sign; 16’ Driskill & Son Iron and Plow Works sign; Tipo wine cardboard sign; various signs; early framed prints; 10+ Terry Redlin signed prints; 10+ Thomas Kincade signed prints; hand-painted china, Wedgewood, Fostoria and various other antique glassware; sterling weighted items; sterling spoons; destination spoons; 30+ pieces of sterling plated items; 15+ original watercolor and oil on canvas art pieces; farm primitives; cast iron items; local advertising items; vintage sleds; local thresher buttons; Victor record player.

ANTIQUE & PRIMITIVE FURNITURE - Includes the liquidation of a 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse filled with antique furniture in various stages from complete to parts.  200+ pieces of antique or primitive furniture will be sold. 7’ Hawkeye cabinet with tags; (2) Hawkeye cabinet tops; 7’ oak wardrobe; oak straight front kitchen cabinet; 5-drawer oak dresser; 8’ oak kitchen cabinet with crown; 5-leg oak square table with leafs; 8’ country cupboard; several square oak tables; 8’ 2-piece primitive cabinet; 1930s bead board chest; various framed mirrors of all sizes; primitive built-in 7’ wardrobe; cast iron beds of all sizes; double hotel washstand; oversized oak hotel washstand with towel bar; primitive dough box; various cabinet bases and tops; (4) oak iceboxes; fancy walnut 1-drawer desk; ornate 7’ oak buffet; ornate oak parlor table; (2) 2-drawer tables; several 1-drawer tables; (2) 7’ secretary-curious with galleries; oak stools; faux-grain walnut 1-door wardrobe; various trunks and chests; early wicker tables; large fancy oak desk with carved legs; barrister bookcase sections; carved rosewood settee; carved walnut parlor chairs; numerous Eastlake dressers; 8’ built-in country cabinet; pub chairs; 10+ secretary-curios; 30+ washstands; 20+ dropleaf tables; 40+ tables leafs; 6+ librarian’s desks; 15+ sideboards & buffets; 10+ dressers with mirrors; 10+ 2-piece kitchen cabinets; over 200 wooden chairs to include sets of 2, 4, 6 & 8; numerous parlor tables; 20+ 3-,4- & 5-drawer dressers; furniture parts, pieces and supplies; dresser wishbones and mirrors; drawers of all kinds and 100s of items too numerous to mention at this time. Check our website for more information and details on this massive sale.


Gun Safes - 2 New Field & Stream 24 Gun Sportsman Gun Safes, holds up to 24 long guns, ETL verified for 30 minutes at 1400° F, Three number combination lock, Five locking bolts including three live action and two dead bolts, Dimensions: 55"H x 29"W x 20.25"D, 418 lbs.


DOROTHY E. JOHNSON ESTATE - Oak curio cabinet; sofa, coffee & end tables; platform rockers; like new flat screen TV; headboard and matching dresser with mirror; older vanity with mirror; oak wash stand; dining room table with 6 chairs; linens & doilies; quilting fabric; vintage sewing patterns; quilt racks; fruit jars; cast iron well pump; farm primitives of all kinds; 7’ built-in country cupboard; various other antiques, primitives and miscellaneous household items.

AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE - This auction will likely be a 3-ring auction with like items selling in at least 2 rings so please come prepared. We are sure to uncover several nice pieces of furniture and other antiques while clearing out the antique warehouse in East Central Iowa so please check the website for updates to this auction. Any announcements made sale day supersede any prior advertising. Concessions by Sly Fox Foods. Not responsible for accidents.