ANTIQUES, PRIMITIVES AND TOY TRACTORS - Cast iron Punch & Judy mech. bank; Robt. F. McAfee stoneware rolling pin - Augusta, IL; 30+ signs to include 6' Valvoline Motor Oil, 6' Dixie Feeds, Jacques Feeds, Canton Motel, Mazda Lamps and various others; D.M. Ferry Seed Box; Delco battery box; Elgin National coffee grinder; 50+ pieces of stoneware to include a decorated 4-gal D. Melcher churn (ALSO ADDED is a Melcher & Co. churn from Kentucky. This was made by the Melcher Bros. prior to thier move to Parish, Iowa. Seldom seen and very rare) and Western Stoneware umbrella holder; doll-size Baby Ice Chest; oil lamps; A.C. Dayton Radio with horn; 1940s Outdoors magazines; 1910s Hunter-Trader-Trapper magazines; 1920s Prairie Farmer’s magazines; 100+ pieces of farm-related manuals and literature; advertising calendars; local advertising pieces; hundreds of old spark plugs; Norman Funeral Home thermometer; hundreds of pieces of early paper advertising and booklets; advertising tins to include Standard, Mobiloil, MFA, Massey Ferguson, coffee and kitchen-related tins as well; 20+ wooden advertising boxes to include Dicks Beer and Coca Cola; kitchen primitives; cast iron tractor seats; Plymouth Hybrids sample bags; Ozark pottery; Apothecary jars; dozens of quality quilts; stoneware bowls; Bake-a-lite jewelry; large amount of quality costume jewelry; Monarch peanut butter tin; nice selection of quality glassware to include RS Prussia, Carnival, hand painted china, depression and various others; framed prints and pictures; matching stained glass windows; 10+ P. Buckley Moss prints; Zig-Zag paper dispenser; large amount of farm primitives; bulk gas cans; Chen Yu counter top display; large amount of smalls and showcase items; hundreds of primitive tools and implement wrenches; pocket ledgers; JD pedal tractor with wagon; 20+ toy tractors including Allis Chalmers and Ford, FFA and Precision Series; buggy jack; slag glass lamp; oak wall phones; (2) 3-drawer seed cabinets; early wooden child’s wagon; oak counter top showcase; enamelware and various other antiques and primitives.
AFTER GOING THROUGH SOME OF NORMAN'S ITEMS, THERE WILL BE OVER 500 IMPLEMENT AND TRACTOR WRENCHES, SEVERAL 100 EARLY MAGAZINES AND 1000S OF PAPER ITEMS, AND MORE FARMING LITURATURE THAN WE ANTICIPATED.
ANTIQUE AND MODERN FURNITURE - 7' oak hall tree; oak jeweler’s workbench; small oak ice box; oak double sided desk; oak 1-door pantry cabinet; small oak glass front general store cabinet; oak 4' church pew; heavily pressed oak highboy dresser; oak knockdown wardrobe; (2) oak double beds (one with mattress); oak secretary/china; 1870s oak trunk with metal banding; oak librarian’s desk; oak 3-drawer dresser with mirror; large fancy oak curved glass china cabinet; oak kitchen cabinet; oak stools; oak 3½' floor showcase; (2) walnut wardrobes; walnut jelly cupboard; 4-drawer walnut dresser with mirror; walnut parlor tables; walnut 3-drawer chest; walnut secretary/dresser; walnut dresser with pedestal mirror; several walnut dressers; 1870s walnut 3-drawer chest; prim. 2-door bead board cabinet; prim. 8' cabinet; 8' country cupboard; prim. painted drop-leaf table; (2) prim. 1-drawer tables; prim. early shelves of all kinds; prim. bead board 1-door cabinet; prim. oak painted kitchen table; 6-tin pie safe; painted washstand; chiffarobe; 1930s upholstered couch with matching chair; wash benches; enamel top kitchen cabinet; settees; cast iron patio furniture; ice cream shop wrought iron table with chairs; single 6' metal locker; early wicker furniture; 16-drawer printer’s set cabinet; (2) shoe shine chairs; numerous chairs of all kinds and various other pieces of quality antique furniture. There will be over 80 pieces of quality, finished antique furniture on this sale. 3-piece Country Chic bedroom suite with queen bed frame; cream cloth love seat; (10) matching waiting room chairs; (10) rolling office chairs; (2) office corner desks; 10' conference table and a few other pieces of modern furniture.
FRUIT JARS - We will be running three rings throughout parts of the day. One ring will be selling fruit jars only. There will be over 300 fruit jars to include Safety, Globe, Lightning, Dandy, Knowles, Ball, Mason, amber jars, jars of various colors, wax sealers, jars with odd closures, jars sets and various sizes. Check the website for pictures and a complete listing on this fruit jar collection.
Auctioneers’ Note - Norman was very well known across the Mid-West, especially at the Tractor & Engine Shows. He dealt in farm literature and advertising, as well as antiques and primitives. Norman had an eye for good items and was well respected in the small engine & tractor community. Will be running three rings simultaneously throughout part of the day. Please come prepared. Concessions available by Sly Fox Food. Not responsible for accidents.