60-Year Antique Treasure Absolute Auction

The Peggy Spicer Antique & Estate Liquidation

10:00 a.m. Auction, Doors open at 9:00 a.m.                Saturday, June 1, 2019

Blue Grass Community Club, 232 E. Orphed Street, Blue Grass, IA 52726

Food and beverage on-site.

For more than 60 years, Peggy Spicer collected antiques in all categories throughout the Midwest and brought them home. Now, they all go to auction here without reserve (no minimum pricing). It’s an antiquers’ paradise with more than 2,000 items, and everything goes, regardless of price. Please consider joining us for this sale, which is larger than 2-3 antique stores going out of business. Bring your truck and trailer. We will run two auction rings for part of the day. NIB=new in box.


VINTAGE & ANTIQUE CATEGORIES-This is a partial listing

SPECIALTY: Antique 1-horse wooden sleigh complete with single tree and draft shaft assembly. Red leather dual seats for 4. Black finish. This sleigh is in excellent condition and a rare find. ALSO, vintage Western Flyer women’s bike w/ original whitewall tires. Very, very cool. WWII German hand mirror, horse drawn carriage wooden seat on original springs, vintage Chatwell wood buckets w/ lids, electric Hamm’s beer sign.

WOVEN: Planters Warehouse tobacco leaf harvest basket, many wicker baskets, several authentic rag selvedge rugs, antique handmade woven baskets (very nice & NOT new wickers).

FURNITURE: Set of 9 red twisted wrought ice cream chairs, “Sellers” brand porcelain top 3-drawer/1-door cabinet, bpossum belly setback cabinet, beautiful wood ice box w/ original hardware, walnut kitchen table & 8 chairs, maple hardback straight chairs, 3-drawer porcelain top dresser w/ cutting board pullout, walnut 2-tier round end or display table, vintage fancy 18” square end table w/ vase shelf in center, leather orange seat barrel chairs, twin bed headboards (1 brass, 1 wood), antique spinning wheel, Zenith long floor console tv/record player, 1950s magazine rack, vintage wood baby high chair, walnut parlor table, leather seat rocking chair, antique porcelain ceiling light fixture & wall light fixture (very unique), wood linen & quilt display rack, wood drying racks, wood wine bottle rack, Leader wood fold-out clothes dryers, blue end table, beautiful wood rocker w/ leather seat (mint), snap-together Handy Bed, sm. Delft lamp (chipped), child’s wood rocking chair, tiger-stripe walnut end table, humpback trunk, oak cupboard w/ towel rack, 3 drawers & door, Tiffany style stained glass lamp shades, vintage mantel clock, white bedside table, Westminster elec. table clock, vintage pantry boxes w/ lids & more.

HOUSEHOLD: (Dozens upon dozens of old tins & 100s of Christmas items). Vintage ceiling light w/ white knobby glass fixtures (needs new wiring), flour sifter, lg. MJB coffee tin, Crescent Cracker tins, Geerpress mop bucket w/ squeeze on wheels, costume jewelry, vintage 32-piece Anchor Hocking entertainment set (glasses NIB), Ironstone chamber pot (will need to explain to younger people), old bed springs, granite coffee pot, wood ironing board, copper finish flour/tea/drawer stackables, vintage Christmas trees, inc. silver, ornaments, including bubble lights & glass ornaments, vintage ladies shoes, wood spoon set, wood towel rack, vintage kitchenware, misc. flatware, melamine 11-pc. serving set, vintage measuring spoon set, vintage cameras, lucite red & yellow flatware, lg. wood salad bowl, glass rolling pins, wicker picnic basket, jelly strainer, set of metal cookpots, luggage, dozens of candles, 6 tin checkerboard trays, set of Premiere “Lazy Daisies” dishes, Cingular C1300 flip phone, older BattleCreek exercise bike, copper watering can, cups, mugs & serving tray (all copper), alum. finish kerosene lamp & more.

CAST IRON: Tea kettle, many melting & cooking pots, flip waffle iron, smelt pot, round planter stand, wall-mount mailbox, deep muffin pan, lamb cake mold, RR spike, ice tongs, indoor wood-burning fireplace, magazine rack, 4 sad irons & 1 mini-sad, corn bread mold, iron dog door stops, Amish couple figurines, cast iron candlesticks & more.

GLASS, PORCELAIN, CROCKS: MORE THAN 400 PCS. OF GLASS & POTTERY: Ceramic ginger beer bottle, Red Wing Ko-Rec chick feeders, rare Macomb 2-handled 5-gallon jug, unusual twin-handled Monmouth crock, Shenango mini-creamer, Lefton ash trays, Noritake sugar bowl & Dutch windmill mini service set, Nippon mini service set, ½ gallon R.I. Brewing Co. beer bottles, large glass jug, Rockingham “Rebecca at the Well” teapot (circa 1858-1862), 1920s Noritake “Azalea” pattern fine porcelain china set,  1956 Noritake “Corliss” set of dishes, 1940s Weishar green jadeite pitcher & 4 tumbler set, brown crock drinking jug, three 1-gallon drinking crock jugs, International Silver set of 2 long-stem glass candlesticks w/ matching glass bowl w/ floating candle bowl inside (NIB), lots of blue or clear telegraph line insulators, blue or clear Mason & Kerr canning jars, vintage marbles, medicine jar, crock cookie jar, bail-handled vintage Ball semi jars, Hall bowl advertising piece, German bowls & crockery, National Biscuit jar, butter crock, granite bowls, saki set, Ironstone handled crock, green glass 1977 U of I vs. ISU Pepsi bottle, 1-gallon amber jar, cranberry cheese topper, flower vase, Churchill Oriental pattern dish set, green/yellow stained glass ceiling lampshade, blue granite dish pan, enamel strainer, leprechaun section tray, 2-gallon pickle jar, wash basins w/ pitchers, Elmwood Dairy farm cream pitcher, beer bottles inc. Hamm’s Picnic Beer, Grolsch, Old Blackhawk from Mooher Brewery (Davenport), Davenport Brewing Company, Hamm’s large stein, porcelain mugs, glass egg beaters, white frosted bowl, assorted vintage vases, leaded crystal pitcher, vase & wine decanter, green Jadeite pitcher, Farm King Jadeite mixing bowl, teacups & saucers, ceramic beer stein, mini oil lamps, fluted candy dishes, Wentworth pitcher (weak flo-blu), Ironstone casserole w/ lid, many pieces of cranberry knobby,  many pieces of blue knobby, (vases, pitchers, etc), green/blue knobby, German porcelain elephant s&p set, Lefton set inc. s&p, creamer, sugar, glass pitchers, Japanese figurines, mini head vase cup.

MISCELLANEOUS/ANTIQUES: 2-gallon canteen, heavy wire ear corn feeder, ice picks, screw-plate walnut cracker, vintage dial food scale, American Family grocery scale, copper Fomite fire extinguisher (very nice), old wood egg transport crate, Love-Pat rouge case, Pozzoni’s sm. ladies face powder advertising tin, 2-3 vintage dolls, Chinker-Chek marble board, sm. bell, vintage handled service tray, rug beater, tin flour/grain scoop, very old snow sled, 2-roll wrapping paper rolls holder & cutting blades stand, cheese board w/ tin cover, very fun Planters Peanut serving set, cow horn, cherry pitter, Victor electric tape calculator, enamel pans, tin bowl & plates, lock box, carbide coal miner’s lamp, 5-gal. lard tins, old key collection, cookbooks, old travel brush/comb set, tin Coca Cola cooler, Phantom music/mic control box, flour sifter, Snoopy bookends & candleholders, wood butter churn, true copper kettle w/ lid, 2 wood cookie press molds, wood Burpee’s serving tray w/ logo, coffee mill (wood & cast), ice picks, vintage Miller beer/pop opener, wood handled ice cream scoops, copper table lamp, tin candle mold, copper kerosene lamp/light (probably used in railroads).

TOOLS: Igloo gas can, vintage 1-gallon gas tin, vintage green heavy wood wheelbarrow, wood kerosene jug, vintage ash cradle farm scythe w/ all blades & supports, many small vintage garage hand tools, miner’s ax, hand draw knife, vintage split wood hay fork, long handsaw & other vintage tools.

SOFTS: (100s OF PIECES). Paper flour sacks, cloth strawberry bag, old quilt tops, tablecloths, vintage soft grade, high & special class study books (music class, religion, etc.), dozens of linens in every category, doilies, etc., vintage greeting & specialty cards, cloth seed bags, hand-stitched linens, towels, quilts, blankets, runners, 1919 kerchief, Donald Duck book, quilted mattress pads, placemats, TONS of sewing fabrics, scraps & quilt pieces.

ARTWORK:  Very large Jeffersonian print in ornate gold frame, lots of framed art, inc. copper 3D, “The Lord’s Supper”, 1971 181st Infantry Reunion photo & more.

HOLIDAY: (1,000s of pieces). Electric tree stand, many other tree stands, tree skirts, Easter decos, thousands of tree lights, dozens of rolls & flats of wrap, silver tree, 4’ fiber optic gold lantern tree w/ fireworks fibers.



LAWN&GARDEN: Sno-Thro Parini hi-wheel snow thrower (owner says “doesn’t run…don’t know why” Not being a mechanic, that makes two of us) Buy as is.

HOUSEHOLD: Vizio 26” LCD HDTV, 2-qt. Kirby & Allen pasta pot (NIB), child’s room multi-color ceiling fan, Singer sewing machine w/ cabinet, Cameleon hi-ball glasses (NIB), brass firewood holder, 20-piece plastic party sets (blue or red-NIB), gun bluing kit, summer straw ladies hats, wood nut server, throw pillows, plastic StorSaf sports card holders, child’s eraser board, elec. gravy boat warmer, Vtech phone/charger/amplifier, Snuggie sleeved blanket, Dell keyboard, marble mortar & pestle, fabric shaver, elec. knife sharpener, wood sewing box (needs leg repair), Gevalia coffee maker (near new), 2 pressure cookers, HP 3630 printer, early 1980s Johnson Bros. Ironstone “Hunting Country” pattern set of dishes, spoon display racks, Lexmark 1150 printer, steamer/ricer bowl, some framed artwork, Zen air purifier, crutches, rolling walker w/ seat, ceramic pie plate.

FURNITURE: Pine & white tall garden/kitchen table w/ 2 stools, repro wood windmill & matching water wheel displays for interior or lawn.

TOOLS: Portable 3-gallon grease canister & hose grease gun, steel plate, tread plate & flat bar, micrometer.

Walnut Creek Auction Company

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Walnut Creek is the Quad Cities’ premier executive estate & business auction firm,

specializing in high-end merchandise liquidation via auction, brokerage & direct, private selling.

Becky Aeschliman, President              David Aeschliman, Auctioneer

309/558-8087             www.walnutcreekauctioncompany.com for photos/inventory      Also at auctionzip.com