Will Sullivan Auction
Will Sullivan Auction - The Marion

The Marion "Bud" Anderson and The Otto Geissler Estates

Saturday, September 16 at 9:00 am

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Marion "Bud" Anderson Estate - Nauvoo, IL

Otto Geissler Estate - Carthage, IL

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

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



Antique Furniture - Ornate oak buffet; oak 8' secretary/bookcase; (2) oak highboy dressers with mirror; fancy oak dresser with mirror; (2) oak washstands; Mission oak sideboard; oak Eastlake 3-drawer dresser; Sellers oak chimney cabinet; oak hall tree; (2) oak sideboards; 6' oak pie cabinet; 1860s oak game table; oak 3-drawer gentlemen’s chest; 5-drawer oak highboy dresser; oak chifforobe; oak Eastlake dresser with mirror; small oak desk; oak secretary-china; several oak chairs and rockers; various oak dressers and cabinets; walnut 2-door china cabinet; 1940s walnut buffet with matching table; 1970s walnut washstand; walnut parlor table; early-fancy (Eastlake) walnut buffet; walnut parlor chairs & rockers; small walnut dresser with mirror; large walnut built-in wardrobe; 1840s secretary; 12-drawer painted cabinet; (2) painted kitchen cabinets; 8-tin pie cabinet; over sized “Hoosier Style” cabinet; (2) painted chimney cupboards; painted wash bench and various other pieces of antique and primitive furniture.

Tools - Wooden and aluminum ladders, Dewalt jig saw; Craftsman planer; Rockwell table saw; Dremel belt sander; dozens of wood clamps; Dewalt drill; Buffalo drill press; various tools to include hammers, wrenches, screw drivers, etc. (mainly craftsman or other USA brands); hand and yard tools of all kinds; antique and primitive tools; outdoor items and various other garage and household related items. There will be some quality tools coming from both estates that are not listed at this time.

Antiques & Primitives - Macomb Implement 4-legged John Deere thermometer; oak county store counter top showcase; Folk-Art Riverboat painting; 3-gal. decorated stoneware jar; 20+ pieces of stoneware to include a 30-gal. Monmouth and numerous 5-gal. Western jugs and crocks; Nauvoo, IL advertising calendars, postcards and smalls; early Nauvoo, IL books and brochures; cast iron toys; Keokuk, IA Dam pictures; 7' Grandfather clock; cast iron kettles & skillets; vintage luggage; Joe Palooka lunch pal; old bicycles; wagon wheels; several early wooden beer crates; local advertising; misc. advertising tins; good early baskets; cheese boxes; vintage toys and games; old electric fans and radios; numerous cream cans; several early bibles; fruit jars; early canister jars; kitchen primitives; (3) kitchen scales; enamel & granite ware items; 1920-30s Illinois license plates; NOS radio tubes; radio and clock parts, galvanized buckets and tubs; DeKalb farm sign; Roseville candle holders; early original Nauvoo temple silk clothe; good early glassware; ornate walnut wall shelf; Black Forrest Coo Coo clock; Gem Water pump, Red Jacket water pump; good early quilts, Quick & Easy wooden wash tub; early figurative butter mold; postcards; original blueprints from the Univ. of Illinois Ag Dept.; advertising thermometers; wood and cast iron mantle clocks; large selection of farm primitives and collectibles; coins and currency to include silver dollars and silver half dollars. This list is very abbreviated, so please check the website for updates to this sale.


This sale will be loaded with farm primitives as we are currently in the process of cleaning out the Otto Geissler Farm.  We have removed the farm equipment and machinery for our annual Fall Consignment Auction and have several loads of antiques and primitives yet to get for this auction, Sept. 16th.  Be watching for updates on this sale !


Auctioneers’ Note - Bud Anderson was an avid auction-goer and amassed a very nice collection of quality items over the years. Two rings will be running throughout part of the day so please come prepared. Furniture will sell at 12:00 noon. Concessions available by Sly Fox Food. Not responsible for accidents.


Marion "Bud" Anderson Estate - Nauvoo, IL

Otto Geissler Estate - Carthage, IL