FEB. 15, 2020 – PICKER’S PARADISE AUCTION #1 SAT., 10 am auction. 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

Inventory updated Feb. 9! More is being opened. Tremendous auction!

10 am auction. Early open for viewing at 8:30. 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

For 60+ years, a resident of Columbus Junction, IA gathered collectibles from across the country, including some focus on Iowa and Louisa County. This is the first of 5 auctions we will represent for her. Come & join in a spectacular collectible auction.

(IOB=in orig. box, NIB=new in box, N=new)

SPECIAL COLLECTIBLES: Rare ANTIQUE velvet vanity box w/ 1866 Gutta Percha dresser set, ANTIQUE 1890 oak wood vanity box, celluloid carnival doll w/ feathers, velvet Victorian painting, rare Satsuma vases, ‘59 Pioneer Barbie doll (NIB), sketches of 1965 Davenport flood, lg. logo Griswold #9 flat iron, sm. logo Griswold 10.5” skillet, set of 4 cast iron skillets (5”-11”), very rare mini metal passenger railcars & track “Sunshine Special”, Overland UP DD40x metal locomotive (NIB), Sunset UP 4-12-2 type 3-cyl. Locomotive & tank car, American Lincoln Logs (IOB), Kodaslide 35mm slide holders & film reels, vintage Gretsch Ocarina (IOB w/ playing instructions), Canadian Flyer ice skates (IOB), Official Roller Derby skates (IOB), vintage LPs, 1940s  Torsion Balance Co. medical scale w/ weights & druggist graduated measuring vials, 1962 ViewMaster w/ round slide decks, Halloween costumes, “Gone With The Wind” music boxes, missile tail box fin (yep), Pfaff sewing machine, 2 vintage steamer trunks, Bing Crosby LP record cleaner, rug beater, 5 1950s metal pants creasers, Billy beer can, 1954 National Dairy Cattle Congress ash tray (Waterloo, IA), apprx. dozen 1930-1940s Nancy Ann Storybook dolls, 1940s Metalcraft stock truck, 35mm camera w/ case & lenses, vintage wicker fishing creel, vintage floral accent light, vintage oil lamp w/ floral vase, leather doctor’s bag, Kenmore vintage child’s pink stove/refrigerator/sink, 2 vintage Walk-O-Matics (IOB), Elvis license plate, Boheme opera glasses (IOB), Pelatron long lipstick (IOB), collector spoon set, vintage Fletcher Oil Company lighter, Bill Davis Welding lighter, twist barrel manual shaver, U.S. & Iowa sm. parade flags, Pioneer ear flap cap, People’s Nat’l Bank of C. Jct cap, flag & bracket, hat boxes/vintage ladies hats, vintage toy accordion, Tinker Toy set (IOB), 1940s alphabet set, 2 doz. pcs. of child’s cookware, Hub cap pistol, wood block set, vintage Ward’s metal adj. roller skates, Gene Autry Ranch Outfit (guns/holsters IOB), Chinese Checkers board,  

PAPER COLLECTIBLES: Orig. blueprints for Columbus Creamery, 2003 to recent Louisa County Historical Society magazine collection (30+), 1901 Natural Advanced Geography book (IA/MO version), vintage books, vintage postcards, 1943&44 Life magazines (mint), vintage order books, 1954-77 Elvis photo book, Graceland guide books, Sing Along with Elvis, 19th Annual Vigil Elvis program, many Memphis blues bars programs, 2012 Diamond Jubilee magazine (Q. Elizabeth cover), several vintage movie review books, 1954 & 57 Ice Follies programs, 1953 RKO-Orpheum Theatre “South Pacific” program & South Pacific book, 50s Guy Lombardo & Arthur Fiedler review books, sewing patterns, 1947 “How To Treat Common Ailments of Farm Animals” book, 1940s “The Barnyard Doctor” book, ’58 Shetland Pony dispersal sales flyer, 1959-72 road maps, ’92 Louisa Co. Fair catalog, ’63 Louisa Co. Farm plat directory, ’51 Eldora, IA 5th Annual Pony Sale flyer, 1930 Ness Co. (KS) News (paper), Village Skating Pond (NIB), sad irons on stands,     

COUNTRY PRIMITIVES: Vintage oil lamp, Columbus Creamery wood ice cream buckets, vintage toy wood wagon, 8-lb. buggy lap blanket, vintage horse blankets, IH stocking caps, heavy leather horse sleigh bells, Wayne Feed scoops, alum. feed scoop, Atlanta gas room heater, horse bridle/bit/collars, wood horse & buggy weathervane, porcelain bedpan (new we hope), vintage 7’ wood oversized step ladder, boot kick w/ horseshoe, vintage milk bottle crates (sq. & rectangle), vintage wrenches, DuPont wood box, vintage 26” boys ax, set of horse coasters, Supreme Quality oil can wood shipping box, metal gas can, dozens of horseshoes, heavy benchtop pipe vise, baby chick waterer base, Columbus (IA) Creamery pencils IOB), leather horse collars, ash shovel, 4 galvanized buckets, vintage candle holder, wicker bushel baskets, dozens of local business pens (eastern IA), old Dietz camp lantern.   

PLATE, GLASSWARE & PORCELAIN: Beautiful Homer Laughlin Nautilus Eggshell dishes (for 8), Wizard of Oz plates, Danbury Mint plate collection, Danbuy Mint cat figurine collection, Danbury Mint firemen dalmatian puppy plate collection, 1988 “Home for the Holidays”, unique flower vases, Princess House placesetting, horse head figurine, collection of horse & donkey statuary (sm. & med), horsehead wall mount, leaded crystal candleholders, “Heart & Diamond” Fostoria loving cup, W. German leaded crystal vase, Danbury Mint bird statuary collection, Lefton cardinal statue, mini pottery pitchers, Avon cologne bottle collection, cute cat/kitty figurine collection, swan planter, unique collector edition bottles, salute to women who supported the war bottle collection, carnival glass bowl, 1996 Bud stein (NIB), stunning ruby & green swirl vase, green nut/candy dishes, vintage Pfaltzgraf planter, 2 vintage McCoy planters, Czech vase, vintage bottles, 1958 Oriental boy/girl figurine set, leaded glass ring keeper, plate display stands, apprx. dozen Bud steins, Union Station coffee cup, 30 whiskey decanters.    

FURNITURE: Vintage metal icebox, railroad luggage platform on wheels, serpentine dresser w/ mirror, rare Lane vertical 3-shelf cedar chest, plate & cup wall rack, Victrola cabinet drop-down drawer featuring these bands: short/frequency/standard/record player w/ side storage, vintage & rare lamps inc. cast iron art deco chandelier, mid-century pink orb rocket lamp, vintage floral encrusted porcelain w/ green shade, vintage 9-drawer desk, vintage 4-drawer bureau, vintage 7-drawer blonde desk, vintage wall hanging mirrors, Cedar Crest cedar chest (mint), vintage turquoise Brother Select-O-Matic sewing machine, Sears Silvertone in-cabinet AM/FM/phonograph/cassette recorder/player, wood serving tray, small one-drawer end table w/ fabric sear bench, 1950s blonde mirror-back BR dresser, 1950s matching blonde BR 4-drawer bureau, vintage walnut 3-drawer/2-door bureau, blue “Cookie Monster” child’s chair, Holmes air mister/ionizer (NIB), round pine kitchen table w/ chairs, hall tree, floor rugs, Hallmark shadow box, vintage room fans, “seat” horizontal fan, hanging weight cuckoo clock, Delft Blauw lamp, walnut kitchen table w/ chairs, large 7’6” x 4’ x 18” pine country cupboard, banker’s lamp, unique walnut 5-shelf glass door & 3-drawer dresser, 6’x32” walnut & pine country cupboard, porcelain top Sellers rolltop door, flour & sugar bins intact setback kitchen cabinet, country primitive walnut finish setback w/ glass door on top/engraved doors below, leaded glass/closed door tv hutch, dark green storage hutch, JC Penney green sofa, maroon office chair, wicker back barrel chair, elec. “oil lamp look” lamp, vintage bumpout 3-step ladder/chair,     

HOUSEHOLD: Oneida “Tudor Plate” silverware, 12+ handmade rag rugs, Thermos (NIB), teaspoons & forks, plate hangers, Avon cosmetics & colognes from 60s-80s & full, garment bag, needlecraft kit, sewing supplies, Aurora paper shredder (N), plate storage units, luggage, Corelle dishes, vintage tin serving trays, framed artwork, vintage ashtrays, wool throw, lamp shades, Remington ladies elec shaver (IOB), Goody vintage hairnets, chenille bedspread   

KITCHEN & COOKING: 10” saute pan (N), West Bend small fryer (N), 1960s Creative Manor porcelain/steel cookpot (N), Protect-O-Matic food slicer (N), Pyrex casserole (IOB), electric Toastmaster oven, cast iron non-stick frying pan (N), Ovenette stove-top bake/roast kit, enamel pots & canners, hand slide veggie slicer (N), apprx. 20 character cake pans (most N), nice stainless pots/pans/cookware, lots of kitchenware cutlery, etc.      

ARTWORK: JFK/RFK picture, art deco pic frames, ’82 Grand Lodge 50-year membership framed, vintage girl & dog framed, Beechcraft AT-11 bombing trainer picture, 1926 Cold Springs Ranch (Ness Co. KS) picture, very old camping painting, 1920 Rocky Mountain artwork.


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