Saturday, Sept. 12-9 am   &   Sunday, Sept. 13   11 am

1011 230th Street   Aledo, IL 61231

2.5 mi. west of Viola, IL and 1.5 miles north

For 7 decades, the Richardson family of rural Viola gathered antiques & household goods for their log home & rural property. This sale is absolutely one of the largest we’ve ever undertaken & is enriched with antiques from nearly every category, dating back to 1896. Two auction rings will move through more than 5,000 items in two full days. Food on site Saturday, but not Sunday.

Some items may be moved from one day to the other by sale day. This list represents about 80% of day one. Still unpacking.

Food on-site day one only.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12-Doors open at 8 am

COLLECTIBLES: Nearly 100 plastic totes will be sold by the tote (or similar totes). Other merch: Cast iron stove, bushel & ½ bushel baskets, wicker fruit baskets, wood bucket, old doors, cast alum. base table, kerosene jug, pulleys, hvy. cast base for lamp, steel wheeled wheelbarrow, wood crates, snow sleds, rain barrels, vintage case, vintage women’s celluloid make-up kit, Dritz skirt length marker, tin box filled with sewing, trunk, 6-8 hand-stitched quilts, vintage 3-D lampshades, vintage child’s books, photo box, vintage men’s & ladies hats & hatboxes, 1861 miniature Bible, page of 1-11 cent stamps, Virgin Mary framed picture, vintage mirrored travel case, 1933 Orville Pugsby baby book, old NY Times, hardback book “Flight”, vintage pillows, round tiger-stripe walnut frame, wicker  picnic travel set (complete), quartz clock, picnic basket, baseball cards, lots of very nice paintings/frames inc. R.I. Rocket train picture (1 framed, 1 unframed), McCoy 1956 #263 vintage strawberry cookie jar (no lid), squirrel figurine, Acurite Coca-Cola thermometer, old aluminum oil spout/can, hatbox, “The Great American Revolution” pewter plate set, brass candlestick, small religious statuary, vintage wooden vise, aluminum planter, Indian statue, glass wall light fixture, glass ceiling light fixture, set of starburst leaded crystal drinking glasses, sunflower furniture knobs, leaded crystal candlesticks, southwest pottery, copper wall-mount key holders, train clock, stoneware baking bowl, Mexican sombrero, very ornate gold-gilded frames, silverware, Ingraham desktop clock, lots of collectible tins, vintage waxed lampshade, wheat head light wall sconce, cookbooks, caps inc. J.D., vintage cast iron hot pot trivets, jewelry, pile of vintage plates, beautiful vintage German Clockworks 1950s chime clock, ceramic black angels figurine, framed tatted set, yardsticks, shadeless 1950s lamp, iron ceramic angel face, iron dog face, small oil lamp, Oneida silverware set, Wm. Rogers “Sectional” silverware in original box & silver-plated coffee set, quilts, 20th Century acid-proof German pottery bowl, ceramic vase, rifle scope, 5-gallon glass jar, jingle bell collection, glass cake topper, picnic basket, several baskets, brass lamp, cookie jar, footed plate, serving platter, O’Reilly’s Irish Cream shot glass, red glass bell, glass medicine/pill bottles, vintage Tasco 50x-1200x microscope w/ accessories & original case,chalk parrot, vintage flour sifter, 2 vintage aluminum teapots, Tuscany pitcher, miniature alcohol heater, cast aluminum cookpot set, 2-gallon kerosene bucket, 16-piece rooster collection (tin to cloth to salt/pepper), black 1950s McCoy cookie jar, white glassware inc. Fenton knobby piece, Coca-Cola glass pitcher, Home & Garden bowl, McCoy “Aunt Jemima” cookie jar, “The Thinker” statuary, medicine bottles, leaded crystal Santa candle holder, spur, Harley Davidson 1,000 piece puzzle, hand-painted mirror from Mexico, 12” Christmas tree cake pan, 10” brown crock, Henry Kloss Model One Tivoli audio, set of 5 religious wall  plates, Shawnee yellow vase, 2 hens in nest, , cast iron cat doorstop, vintage meat cleaver, pair silver goblets, Jim Beam carnival wagon decanter, 1988 Hagara porcelain doll, JDK German 237 porcelain doll, sad iron, antique paper/fan/cards, Detectogram scale, Sunbeam electric iron in metal case, old cowbell w/ chain, Fitz & Floyd porcelain pig bookends, duck/ducklings figurine, 6 McDonald’s drinking glasses, Garfield glass, Barney glass, 1950s McCoy vase, aluminum cream pitcher, Japanese vase, kicking mule cast coin box, postal scale (1 lb.), candle lamp, brown pottery vase, Main Street Station oversized clock, Portugal vase, 18” Santa figurine chalk, #8 crock, 17” hammered pewter lazy susan, heavy 23” x 16” silver platter, 1963 Minneapolis Morning Tribune newspaper, vintage Columbia Grafonola handcrank stereo, old records, horn powder holder, cow hoof canteen, wood pulley, wood gun, Cooperative Mills Feed bag, Deutz Allis square ruler, New Bright Power Horse, vintage stainless steel cream can w/ handle, plastic 911 Fire phone booth w/ landline phone (toy), pewter beaver figurine, men’s Tempo 1950s dress hat 7 ¼, turkey platter crockery w/ lid, McCoy #49 vase, 1950s cookie jar, Fun inflatable soccer game in box, 1950s Homer Laughlin bowl, leaded glass sugar/creamer/condiment bowl, 1957 McKesson & Robbins drinking glasses, knobby serving tray, 1945 & 1946 Builder’s Club of Chicago directories, black 1950s bird cage food & water bowls, vintage aluminum donut cutter, 3 pig chalks, Homer Simpson doll, cookie dough pattern presses, 100-200 canning jars inc. blues, whites, some w/ bails, some w/ glass lids, vintage homemade wall clock, Singer sewing machine w/ treadle & on-floor case, vintage flour scoop, wall-mount bell, vintage brass pocket watch, Racor Tracwork Cat. E2RR (forged parts), antique books (1861), manuals, Westminster wall clock, Verichron wall clock, toy dozer, 2 leather hats, cloth fedora, straw hat, vintage egg scale, Buddy L typewriter, hurricane lamps, pocketknives, giant dominoes, 1927 teachers handbook, military buttons, flour dough cutter, blown out (hollow) goose eggs, wire basket, vintage ricer, leather cowboy pistol holster, early 1900s instruction books, MarQuest stoneware set, brass candleholder, horsehair rocking horse, See & Play service station in box (Marx), , ceramic nativity set w/ camels, etc, vintage Christmas card patterns in notebook, LPs (33s/45s), old LPs (classical), green McCoy cookie bowl, small Indian statue, vintage 1920s wood wagon toy, Viewmaster w/ slide, planter plates, horseshoe, shoe lasp, vintage pulley heads, vintage baby buggy, cast iron cookware, large vintage trunks, surveyors 14’ measuring rod, 3’ house cornice, tins, wood 36” laundry masher, Bissell Premier roller vac w/ Cyclo ball bearings (hand push), railroad car hand mover, child’s play stove.

ARTWORK: (Apprx. 30 very neat vintage framed) “Grow Up To Be A Child” #59/950 limited edition framed art by Wennersten, Amish painting, original oil of Christmas trees, J.D. print “At Christmas”, 24 pieces of artwork, pile of prints/paintings, 2 paintings, Cream of Wheat framed art, Craig Carlson #8/100 limited edition hog stipple painting, 1977 Brett Brown log home painting, oval oil  painting, many more.

ANIMAL: 21 pieces of steel mesh fencing gates (most 5’x10’), single trees, double trees, catch hoop, whips, horse bristle brush, roll of #8 wire, ground fencing anchors, pony collar, bridle,  bridle bits, chicken waterer, feed tubs, aluminum feed bin w/ lid.

EQUIPMENT: Garden tractor trailer, older small cart, Craftsman T2400 riding mower (needs help), outdoor charcoal smoker.

FURNITURE: (Most is vintage country). Stunning, mint condition1920sCopper Clad gas stove, Eurostone Cleo vanity kit (NIB) 20”x17”x33”, 2 plastic shelving units, porcelain table lamp, modern desk chair, homemade 1’ footstool, large Victorian oval wall mirror, quilt rack with fist-top holding rods, wall mirror, 2 room fans, Hawaiian Breeze vertical fan, 4 bifold doors, drying rack, VHS, small upright chair, 5-tier aluminum shelving units, 2 ice cream chairs, 1 shelf/3 drawer enamel top table, 1’ footstool, vintage kitchen island w/ shelves, electric adjustable brass lamp, metal rack, 5-shelf wood book rack, 2 upright wicker seat chairs, red dual globe electric lamp, 3D lit electric lamp w/ deer & trees, pink fabric chair, 3’ glass-top display case, small hand pump electric lamp, drop leaf small table w/ drawer, misc. foldup wicker/wood chair, wall-mount cupboards, fold-up wood table, 2’x3’ enamel counter top, plastic 7-Up rack, small ottoman, straightback chairs, white wicker outdoor furniture set. More Sunday.

SHOP/GARAGE: (Many collectible older tools). Cultured brick, landscaping brick, floor/wall ceramic tile, DynaGlow 70,000 BTU heater, 12’ copper pipes, vintage compressor, fireman’s ladder, 2-10’ wood ladders, 20’ fiberglass stepladder, 6’ fiberglass stepladder, 6’ wood stepladder, 8’ fiberglass stepladder, alum. downspouts, sawhorses, lawn mower & car tires, galvanized plumbing pcs., alum. door base seams, scrap pile, portable LP tanks, rubber wheel steel wheelbarrow, vintage wood window-frame hand plane, Genesis pad sander, brass adjustable hose nozzle, B& D jig saw, hedge clippers, Wen electric engraver, Rainbow pump oiler, Craftsman cordless stapler, wire crimper, compressor tester, steel trap, lawn fabric, , sockets, , 3 Craftsman 22” wheeled weed eaters, potato fork, wrenches, lopper, bull nose shovel, 3’ post anchors, aluminum garage wall hangers, , corn knife, c-clamp, Genie 20-gallon vac, attic vent, rifle stock, outdoor smoker, metal gas can, , Weber grill, trash barrels, hand lawn edger, wood splitting maul, roll of plastic, snow shovel, hand push garden tiller, flat shovel, large amber windows, power washer on wheels, steel pry bar, log chain, vintage cast iron tire changer.

HOUSEHOLD: Mar-Quest cookware pottery set, wicker picnic basket, wine stemware, tray of misc, large glass serving platter, doggie mustard server, ceramic pitcher, candy dishes, celery dishes, Dapple painting, knobby milkglass ceiling light fixture, puzzle, white ceiling light, very old clock (no works inside), crutches, Royal Protégé 7300 vacuum, Laura Ashley blankets, straw women’s hat, women’s fall coat, misc. sheets & towels. rolls of wallpaper, creative craft supplies (lots of them), sewing supplies, totes of fabric, 3-piece comforter & pillow set (NIB), Venturer DISC player, 6-piece Pyrex set (NIB), wood chess/board with chips box w/ game pieces, woven straw purses, 2 picnic baskets, moose napkin rings, table cloths, Emerson, Proscan & Sanyo 200 flatscreen tv’s, kitchenware, wood bowl, 10” metal pie plate, cooling rack, custard cups, candleholders, wall flower sconces, bowls, etc., grapeleaf pitcher, , cookware, 5 rolling pins, 22k gold trim serving platter, “Cooking Ware” set, measuring bowls, red/gold carnival glass 8-goblet set, breadbox, coffee mugs, , large stainless steel roaster w/ rack, hand kitchenware accessories, clear glass cake pan, , air mattress pump, wood cut sculpture, , pair copper wall hangings, , Christmas platter, 8-piece glass set, pair of ceramic Indian faces wall hangings, box curtain patterns, RoboStir (NIB), white McCoy planter, green McCoy planter, Oneida 8-piece crock set (NIB), Pine Mountain fire log, blue ceramic pot w/ lid, beauty set, Living Quarters stainless cookware set, long roast cooker, kitchen knives, misc. plates, scissors, fishing tackle, Bushnell binoculars, pie plate, porcelain teapot, US flag on pole, leather purse, 2 totes of plush toys, Heritage ceiling fan in box, VHS player, DVD player, 3 thermos jugs, kite, Welcome Friends sign, playing card tin, 10-piece mix & measure stainless steel set, 4aluminum walkers, crutches, canes, Hardi toilet seat (NIB), 3 crock slow cooker (NIB), 5-piece enamelware, Fitz & Floyd Santa Server (NIB), Food Vac sealer (NIB), large tin snips, ball peen hammer, battery charger, misc. wall/floor tile, concrete planter, Cuisinart ice cream maker, 2 large metal easels. 

Walnut Creek Auction Company, LLC

1694 320th Street  Sherrard, IL 61281   309/558-8200

Photos & inventory at or Terms will be read and posted at the auction site. Some larger items may be left overnight with the buyer responsible for its safety. Gates will be locked between auctions. Accepting cash and checks only. No credit or debit cards. Titled vehicles paid by check will be held unless accompanied by bank letter of credit approving expenditure signed by bank officer.