Sunday October 18th. LARGE COLLECTIBLE JOHN DEERE “TOYS & MORE ABSOLUTE AUCTION 10 am 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

The Cruse family, which worked at JD Foundry, has one of the largest QC collectible sales of the year. This sale contains items we’ve not yet unpacked so come and be pleasantly surprised as work throughout the week to set up this auction. There will be many more items than those listed. Again, everything on the block will be sold regardless of price. Be sure to attend!

*New Photos added 10-13-20


John Deere Tractors & Toys: Pewter 9-piece mini-tractor collection (will be sold in shadowbox), cast iron vintage JD tractor, No. 101 JD delivery truck, cast Plow Division steam engine, cast kerosene Waterloo Boy tractor, 2+ unstyled vintage 1930s JD tractors, cast JD D w/ steel wheels, cast JD D w/ rubber tires, cast JD orchard fender tractor, metal JD 3010 (NFE), cast JD OP tractor, orange commercial JD MI tractor, yellow commercial JD 5010 tractor, metal JD R diesel tractor, JD manure spreader, cast JD cab tractor, JD TrailFire 440 snowmobile, JD silage wagons, JD hay bine, JD road grader, JD backhoe, JD combine w/ bean head, JD combine w/ corn head, JD front end loader, JD race car, JD 110 mower & dump carts, yard trailers, JD rubber track dozer, JD ear corn sheller, JD sedan, JD dump cart, JD large round baler, 1991 Subscriber’s Edition metal car (1st in series), JD 3-wheeler w/ dump cart, riding mower w/ bagger, JD gas pump.

John Deere Foundry & Misc. Pieces: Employee-only cast iron piece of logos of all brands Deere made parts for out of nodular iron, rare employee JD “Last Pour” cast iron piece (1968-1998), cast iron 1847 wall mount key holder, JD coffee cups, metal JD signs, JD ash shovel.

John Deere Ephemera: Apprx. 30 pieces inc. Deere & Mansur No. 999 planter owner manual, Instruction Book for the JD Tractor, Deere Farmer’s Pocket Ledger (filled w/ fascinating actual farmere’s handwritten notes about cattle herd) & many, many more.

Vintage Toys (Non-Deere): California Raisin collection (large figurines), Fisher-Price Medical kit, Fisher-Price barn (full), Lincoln Log set, 1920 plastic bunny & penguin toys, wood Arizona Bank truck, vintage roadsters, Tonka T-6 dozer, Nylint metal 4WD SUV, firetruck (no engine), metal Rocket Shooting Fighter USAF jet, metal child’s iron, Goodyear truck, fire foam unit, Shell Oil tanker semi, jeep, D17 Pro airport rescue unit, Aerial Hook & Ladder firetruck, State Highway Department dump truck, red tractor & wagon, small metal cannon, anhydrous ammonia tank, USS JFK fixed wing fighter carrier (only variant ship built from Kitty Hawk class).

Other Collections: Apprx. 40 1996-2006 Dream Sicle figurines. German beer steins, 4 vintage barn kerosene lanterns, activity/event button collection, 30+ piece bell collection, full Avon fragrance bottle collection inc. dealer pieces, 70+ pewter mini-figurines (animals, etc) in shadowbox, Ken & Barbie doll collection inc. Skipper, apprx. 1920s bisque doll collection, Cabbage Patch dolls inc. one porcelain, stein/mug collection includes A&W, Budweiser, Anheuser-Busch & more, aluminum & pewter topped beer steins, McDonald’s & Ty Original Beanie Baby collection inc. Princess Di, lunch box collection includes Mickey/Minnie, Care Bears, Fluppy Dogs, Popeye metal, GI Joe, & Masters of the Universe metal. Avon decanter collection. plush toy collection, vintage Christmas ornament collection, button collection.

Isabel Bloom: 28 small Isabel pieces reflect various occupations, angels, etc, sunflower planter, elephant, cat, 9-heart Christmas tree ornament set, dogs, porpoises, monkey, dog/ball, fawn, 3 snowmen, cat, penguins, cat/kitty, rabbit, kitty on pumpkin, mother/child, angel/child, owl, squirrel, flowers, Santas, snowmen & more.

Painted Saw Blades: 3-5 crosscut painted saw blades; 1 painted bucksaw, 1 rare large ice saw, 4 large circular saw blades; one for each season.

Artwork: Several vintage picture frames w/ vintage photos. Ben Richmond painting, Bradley Jackson duck stamp artwork, several pieces of artwork focused on outdoors themes.

Glassware: Goofy cookie jar, Lenox 24-piece porcelain figurines in mirror-backed, vintage yellow depression glass candle holders, amber Princess House service set of glassware inc. candlesticks & relish tray, entire pink depression service set, entire set of Avon 1986 24% leaded crystal hummingbird dishes/glassware/candlesticks, 4 9 oz. carnival glass goblets, box of leaded glass wine goblets, Princess House candy dish, jelly jar drinking glasses, small crocks, white milk glass knobby dish set, pink set of Chromatics oven-proof dishes, Golden Harvest water pitcher & mini mugs, mugs include KC Royals, Air Force Academy, Yellowstone & many more, Avon wolf stein, 1940s clown cookie jar (spooky), grape wreath handled bowls, Mikasa (NIB), 5th Avenue Crystal (NIB), Wellington Crystal pieces (NIB), blue fluted candy dish.

Furniture: 36”wx18”dx56”h mirrored cedar country clothing hutch,1920s Sears Victrola,36” wide mirrored back wall-mount shadow box, 88-piece thimble collection displayed in covered wall mount shadowbox, wall mount shelving unit, covered shadow boxes.

Other: Vintage 25-lb. food scale,Marx hammer dulcimer, 3 Seraphin Classics angel figurines by Roman, Willow Tree figurines, Emmett Kelly clown doll, leaded crystal angel candle-holder, patina flower vase, full box of Halloween decos, Oneida silver tea/coffee server, Hamm’s Bear whiskey decanter, vintage wood canopy doll bed w/ mattress/pillow/canopy, brown enamelware bowls, serving platters, vintage cookie presses w/ patterns, vintage nativity set, A&W mugs, frosted glass angel candleholder, ’84 Silvis Country Music fest button, glass rod soap dish/towel bar, shoe lasp, Cliff Walker ram figurine, Silvis ’76 promo brochure, 1944 Popular Mechanics “Home Kinks” magazine, tomato strainer, canner, wicker sewing basket, cast iron eagle wall mount, vintage hats, Raggedy Ann doll, pink plasticware dishes, Chinese water girl figurine, pair of electric oil lamps, Halloween decorations, sad iron.

Walnut Creek Auction Company, LLC   309/558-8200


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