August 13, 2019


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

Hand-carved decoys, renowned outdoor art, wood carvings, furniture, mounts, oh my.

You have to see this stuff to join the “oh my” club.

The late Mr. Zmuda was an avid outdoorsman and we’ll bring his lifelong collection of guns, cabinets, holsters and nearly 200 hand-carved wood duck decoys as well as some terrific artwork to auction in a series of two sales; this sale and another on October 26. THIS sale features all the outstanding, high-end furniture from the Zmuda estate, collectible signed artwork by famed painters (Redlin, etc), exceptional wood carvings, inc. some highly collectible hand-carved wood duck decoys & some game bird mounts. A “must” for outdoors fans. The inventory below represents a partial listing.

OUTDOORS: Good collection of knives, inc. Schrade & DU, Browning compound bow with arrows & case, pistol armpit holster, BB guns, air soft guns inc. M4 & AR styles, 16, 12, 410 ga. & 30-30 buckshot & 6.35mm ammo, Motorola walkie talkie set, 9 terrific professional bird mounts, outdoor camo apparel, arrowheads, duck calls, gun books, hunting dog wall hanging, electric smoker, fishing nets, minnow bucket & net, tackle/tool boxes, gun cleaning kits, electric fillet knife, fishing reels, 54 miniature duck figurines, lots of wood decorations, knives, antler & skull, plastic gun case for ATV, 2 foam archery targets, 2 fold out cots, propane LP tanks, kerosene lanterns, Presto 20-quart pressure cooker, snow sled w/ fold up tent (needs new tent but pop-up & sled are good), Evolution golf clubs, 2 child’s & 3 adult life preservers, fishing rods.

OUTDOOR ARTWORK: Framed & signed 1979 “Oakland Mill” by Costello, 7 numbered & signed lmtd. ed. Pat Costello paintings, framed artwork, 1973 & 1977 Costello painting, flour mill art (framed) by Stans, rope framed duck art, vintage hunting photos, 2 loon pictures, limited edition Beswick painting, framed duck photo, many more pieces of misc. art, 1990 signed “Boundary Waters” by Stars, 1990 “Above The Fruited Plain” by Redlin signed & lmtd. ed., 1986 “The Sharing Season II” by Redlin, “Autumn Splendor” lmtd. ed. artwork by Lockwood, “The Legacy of Fall” by Smit, “Boot Camp” by Anderson, 1989 limited edition “Surprise” by Hinton lmtd. ed.

COLLECTIBLE OTHER: WWI Army helmet, Winchester bicentennial antler rack, pheasant wall hanging, 2013 Scouting Clays Classic cap, 3rd edition of Shotgun Digest, rifle bayonet, 3-gallon Western Stoneware butter churn crock,4-gal Western crock, 3-gal star crock,40 caps (most D/U or ourdoor theme), milk bottle, 1-gal jars, blue & white bailed w/ glass top canning jars, curved canes, inlaid Oriental metal vase, Isabel Bloom, Upper Mississippi River Navigation chart book, R.I. brass Corps of Engineers boundary marker, collectible glass such as Sheffield, leaded glass, gold trim glass, wood-carved tractor & car & airplane, fundraising brochures, 1993-94 limited edition Mallards belt buckle, porcelain duck, iron bell, cowbell, vintage pulley, lots of small animal figurines, several Isabelles, 30-year old Miller Lite & Bud posters.

HAND-CARVED WOOD DUCK DECOYS: Several stuffed “live” mounts (wall & ceiling), apprx. 20 lots of hand carved animals & birds & 40 more of wood duck decoys. They include different artists offering several canvasback drakes, pintails, mallards, Canadian geese, ringbills, bluebills, ringneck hen, cork mallard, primitive mallard, miniatures, GW Teal, & hen hooded merger, canvasbacks, bluebills & swan.

GARDEN: Toro leaf blower/vac, garden hand tools, push seeder, long-handled garden tools, rechargeable 18v B&D set of weed eaters, tomato cages.

TOOLS: Jack stands, ladder stand-offs, electric cord, 4’ aluminum stepladder, rolling toolbox filled w/ tools, plastic toolbox for pickup bed, 6 hammers, shovels, handsaws, digital laser level, 3-ton heavy jack, 7’ aluminum pickup toolbox, lots of hand tools, 2 large pry bars, very large plastic tote (Holds 50 50-bushel bags of corn), 100-gal. rubbish plastic can, etc.
FURNITURE: Much of Mr. Zmuda’s furniture features outdoor themes. 4 upright gun cases, open top (glass) display coffee table, spoon cabinet, set of 6 lockers, 25-year Howard Miller clock w/ key, beautiful pheasant lamp, mounted pheasant under glass coffee table, loon lamp, Canadian goose wall clock, porcelain loon parents w/ baby lamp with,wall-mount shelf, small green table, side table, kitchen table chair, blue fabric LR chair, green tv stand/cupboard, octagon table, end tables, straightback chair, 2-person sofa, fabric chair, end table/magazine rack, quilt rack, tv trays, brass magazine rack, card table & chairs, upright dresser, small side table, corner table, metal cabinet, file cabinet, drawer/desk & chair, pair of brass lamps, upright brass lamp, stereo component/tv cabinet, corner 3-sided display hutch, 4 bar stools, large trunk, 6-drawer dresser, hamper, Sterling Noble clock, adjustable lamp, nightstand dresser, queen bed, 9-drawer bureau dresser w/ mirror, matching 5-drawer dresser, quartz clock, full headboard & frame, 6-drawer dresser, lamp, night table, metal coat closet, 2 twin & 1 double bed wood headboards, large fish tank, metal filing cabinet

HOUSEHOLD: Newhome sewing machine w/ original pedal, wood stove & standpipe, 6-qt. cooker/fryer, miscellaneous glassware, cowboy hat, dual-action exercise bike, cane, Army blanket, poker chips, blankets, entire set of Noritake dishes, Willoware blue set of dishes, floral vase, snack sets, wine decanters, enamel pans, silver tray, opera glasses, ironing board & iron, misc. dishes, vac, metal stands, wood coin boxes, brass swan & duck, Sadler Christmas tree pitcher, W.L. Brady, etc., Heritage, Lady Betty & Rogers Bros. silverware, costume jewelry & box, 3 flat irons.


“Specializing in classy collections, executive estates & business inventories”

If you have collectibles, we can provide appraisals & liquidation services by written contract.

Photos and inventory at or

309/558-8200 or

NOW SERVING a 75-mile radius in and around the metro & rural Quad Cities market.

August 13, 2019

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. DUAL-ESTATE FURNITURE & TOOL AUCTION. 12 Noon – 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241.

Noon auction. Doors open at 11. 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241.

The Leedy & Cordell-Brunton families of East Moline & Moline will sell.

These NEW & NEAR-NEW TOOLS will draw a crowd as they are barely used and will sell at used prices. A broad line-up, including upright bandsaw. Also, a GREAT LINE-UP OF FURNITURE, some FALSTAFF COLLECTIBLES & much, much more. The grandparents of the Cordell family were original co-owners of Cordova Dragway.

FURNITURE: Oak bed, double bed, dresser, oak dressers (1 w mirror), 2 oak side tables, serpentine dresser,  2-mirror dresser, 2 Oriental lamps, very nice wood/glass tv stand or coffee table, long side table, coffee table, end tables, 2 wicker top end tables/seats, contemporary open storage shelves, hall tree, 2 kitchen tables, footstool, lamps, hutch, corner table, chairs, cedar chest, 2-drawer file cabinet, book rack, Fold-down rocking chair, old straightback chair, 3 vintage trunks.

TOOLS: B&D=Black & Decker, PC=Porter Cable. NEW tools inc. Mastercraft socket set in case, pipe clamps, PC elec. drill, TruPower transfer pump, saw guide set, B&D cinch clamp, B&D zip saw in case, B&D Project Mate, 16-piece deep well SAE & metric socket sets (6-bite), B&D weed shrubber, Chicago elec. heat gun, Thorsen SAE socket set, Used tools inc. B&D mouse sander, Dart rotary polisher/sander, Craftsman sockets inc. deep well, hand wood planes (sm. & lg.), B&D rotary hobby shop, workbench on wheels, Craftsman floor model upright band saw, Jet 15” scroll saw, Craftsman 18v rechargeable drill, older Craftsman belt sander, 22” drawer slides, Craftsman 19.2v rechargeable drill in case (near new), Ashland bench grinder, PowerMate air chisel, Whitlock creeper, sharpening stone, tungsten steel 40-piece coarse & fine thread tape & die set, bench mount clamp, heavy stapler, Loctite tapes, 3-way clamps, grout removal kit, Milwaukee elec. drill, crowbar, torque wrench, Craftsman wood clamps, PC palm sander in box, pop riveter & rivets, Stanley 4’ wood level, 4”sander, portable air tank, corner & C-clamps, Paasche air brush set, 1/10 hp compressor, spade, long-handled shovel, snow scoops, garden rake, jumper cables, kneepads, gaskets, 2 ceiling lampholder sockets, drawer pulls, copper fittings, 16-gal. Shop Vac, plastic garbage cans/tubs, long gripper, 2’ levels, Wolfcraft tabletop vice, Craftsman router, John Deere leaf blower, floor jack, parts bin.

COLLECTIBLES: Some Cordova Dragway clothing & glasses (sets of 6), Falstaff beer collection (clocks, steins, signs, etc), Bildal No. 2 toy construction kit (1950s), 33 & 45 rpm records, old newsworthy papers, New York Store box, ICA signal set,10-gal. Western crock, old child’s toy stove, old pictures, 4-gallon crock, vintage Pfaff German sewing machine in cabinet.

GLASS: Daffy Duck & Bugs Bunny glasses, depression glass, leaded glass, Occupied Japan pieces, carnival glass, cranberry, ruby drink set, Ardault, Lefton, Fenton, Waterford crystal, Haviland (Bavaria) entire china set, cranberry dish, clown cookie jar, Drink at Joe’s figurine, blown glass rooster set, Smurf glass.

HOUSEHOLD: Microwave, toaster, Mr. Coffee, Rogers silverware, gold leaf glasses, Crown Potters dishes, walking canes, old picture, Eureka vac, Oriental elephant wall hanging, bells on leather strap, steam iron, silverplate food dish, jewelry, seashell, wall plaque set, cane, cooler, coffee maker, clock, briefcase, set of Rogers silverware in orig. box, Conair bath spa machine, ShipShop wire home décor, Goodcook large skillet (new), 8 vases, exercise roll out mat, 3 small bowls, trinket box, wood & metal file cabinet, new learn-to-sculpt kit, green vase, 3 vase bases, The Party Arranger kit, 3-6’ foldup tables, portable O2 tank cart, placemats, Royal hand vac.

ELECTRONICS: Symphonic CD/DVD player/videotape player, CD player, Sony cassette player, Canon color printer.

OUTDOOR: ProStor ceiling mount bicycle lift (new), Earthway EvenSpred lawn seeder w/ hitch, lawn edger, leaf rake, shade screens (auto use), 2 alum. grill grates, 2 new push mower wheels, Lifestyle Ergometer 450 exerbike w/ readouts, Wilson golf clubs on pull cart, Schwinn bike seat, bike helmet.

MISCELLANEOUS: 2 Daisy Power Wing Razor scooters, Cabbage Patch kids small bassinette, Accord floor mats, Sylvania holographic wall mount Merry Christmas light, Elton’s stone ground flour hinged tin, porcelain bed pan.


“Liquidating classy collections, executive estates & business inventories”

Photos and inventory at or

309/558-8200 or

NOW SERVING a 75-mile radius in and around the metro & rural Quad Cities market.

UPCOMING AUCTIONS: 40 guns & 200 hand-carved duck decoys & bird mounts. 750 Jim Beam decanters & 1,000s of collectible glassware pcs. Train collection. Toy collection. Caboose lamps. Vintage farm tools PLUS 7 estates.

August 13, 2019

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. FRISON 2-DAY ON-SITE ESTATE AUCTION. 12 Noon – 254 Wilshire Street, Colona, IL 61241.


TRAILER: 14’ flatbed trailer, good tires on dual axles, spare tire, hydraulic brakes, 2’ side panels, drive on-flip up ramp. Ball hitch. License & registration are good. Highway ready for new buyer. TOOLS/SHOP: Larger Tools: Belsaw multigrinder on stand, Delta commercial chopsaw on portable stand, Sears upright wood planer, DeWalt chop saw, upright Air America air tank, Delta benchtop drill press, Craftsman benchtop table saw, Guardian benchtop industrial drill press, Craftsman floor drill press, DeWalt benchtop radial arm saw, Continental Do-All contour machine, Sears 150 psi air compressor/paint sprayer, 230 amp welder, Foley-Belson floor strip sander, Central Machinery 12” plane, Lincoln acetylene set, DeWalt plate joiner (new), Cen-Tech laser level kit (new), Cal-Hawk 4’ lathe, Craftsman radial arm saw, Craftsman All-n-1 cutting tool set in case, Generac GP6500 generator, older band saw, B&D impact drill, Delta 10” table saw, 115v arc welder, large Delta dust collection system, Craftsman commercial grade bench grinder, Delta entire kit of sharpening center, Milwaukee ripsaw, Rally emergency jumper starters, Ryobi benchtop standup rolling sander, Shopcraft tabletop band saw, Dremel bandsaw, Drill Dr. sharpener, Rockwell Blade Runner, Wilton belt & disc sander, QSP large chop vac. Smaller Tools: JD battery charger, B&D rechargeable drill, Milwaukee screw shooter in kit, Milwaukee jig saw, SAE/metric socket sets, Skilsaw socket set, Skil SoftStart 2 hp router in box, Craftsman router, Kreg jig set, Precision model 10-12 tube & battery tester, dual head polisher, wrenches, other smaller hand tools, 1,000’+ electrical cords, deep throat metal hand punch (new in kit), chassis punch set, drill grinding attachment, router bit sets, B&D 4” palm sander, AC-Delco retractable cord reel, vintage Healthkit ignition analyzer, cordless air compressor, Super Cricket meter tester, Craftsman tap & die set, tap & die set, ToolShop drill press, Chicago grinder, Craftsman 6-gal. vac, large B&D tool box (portable), zipsaw, Vector waxer/polisher, nickel cadmium battery charger, belt sander, circular saws, MVP auto vac, tile cutter, 3-n-1 tile cutter, 8-pc. lathe turning kit, hand planes, roofing coil, radial arm saw retro fit kit (new), welding helmets, radiant shop heater, wrench sets, elec. drills, 5 soldering irons, Irwin quik grips, extension cords, ½ hp Craftsman motor, jack stands, elec. wire on reels, wood clamps, misc. lumber, door template mortise, aluminum fence upright pipe, hand tools, coil roofing nails, lots of screws & nails, dozens of hand clamps, parts bins, collapsible sawhorses, spin-up floor jack, creeper, woodworking project books, stackable parts bins, t-square, 4’ fluorescent shop bulbs (new), 3-in-1 service set for c-clamp press, 8’x3’ work table, box of spray paints, new roll of screening, caulk gun, levels, funnels, plumbing parts & misc., paint drop cloths, door locks & parts, lots of large flashlights, bench grinding wheels, sanding discs, oil cans, vises, roll-top saw horses, metal toolboxes. Specialty Collectible Tools: Foley-Belsaw model #330 circular saw automatic power setter, 2-Foley-Belsaw model #387 automatic saw filer, Foley-Belsaw model #385 automatic handsaw retoother, vintage pipe vises. OUTDOOR: JD GT235 riding mower, JD TRS 21 snow thrower, JD 732 snowthrower, Simplicity 220 Snowbuster, Toro SnoPup, MTD 21” push mower, Homelite XL2 chainsaw, Craftsman chainsaw, Remington gas weed eater, Earthway towbehind seeder, Foley saw chain grinder, Fiesta Magnum LP grill, Sears 18” hedge trimmer, Toro Super blower/vac, bird feeder, 4 rolls chain link fence, 3’ soil packer, wheelbarrow, set of 1’ lift car ramps, Toro blower/vac, spare push mower tires, tree limber, hand garden tiller, hand push reel mower, 7’ wood stepladder, 2-18’ extension ladders, 6’ & 7’ alum. stepladders,7’ wood stepladder, 20’ wood extension ladder,  gas tanks, garbage cans, hose reel, large tarps, jack stand-offs, tire chains, tar paper, soil tamper, 2-hands snow pusher, plant stands, long handled shovels, rakes, hoes, spades, brooms, LP tanks, garden tools, saw chains. 

Walnut Creek Auction Company

“The Business Auctioneers” 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 for photos/inventory      Also at PAYMENT METHOD IS CASH AND CHECK ONLY

 Terms & Conditions: Due to the number of auction items , please consider bringing a trailer or pickup truck. When the auctioneer cries “SOLD”, the merchandise ownership immediately changes hands by law. We will also be using the “choice” method to sell some merchandise; a method of selling that allows the highest bidder to select the item(s) he/she wants before we proceed. The reason we inform our crowds of this is often, the highest bidder will select several, or even all, of those items. We look forward to seeing you and meeting you. Walnut Creek accepts cash or checks ONLY. Food & restroom will be in the park immediately behind the auction site.

August 11, 2019

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7. FRISON 2-DAY ON-SITE ESTATE AUCTION. 9:30AM – 254 Wilshire Street, Colona, IL 61241.


ELECTRONICS BUSINESS LIQUIDATION: LOTS of older collectible electronics used historically to “impress” your first date. Bring your grandchildren & explain “how to date with 8-track music”: Sherwood stereo, Akai cassette player, GE 8-track player, Sony video cassette player, SoundDesign 8-track player, Broksonic color tv/VCR player, vintage Lantz compact portable cassette player, Phillips portable cassette player, Realistic stereo, portable dual-head cassette player,  RCA VHS camcorder, Brownie 8 movie projector, Revere 553 auto magazine slide projectors/editors in original case, Craig cassette player, video cassette player in case, vintage & newer speakers, portable radio headphones, Bell & Howell digital camera, Argus light meter, Argus camera, Canon QL camera, Holiday II recorder, Kodak Duraflex camera, Kodak EK6 instant camera, camera tripods, projector screen, vintage stereo radio & 8-track “furniture” piece w/ record player. FURNITURE: Whirlpool side x side fridge, near new Frigidaire steel finish side x side fridge, dining room table & chairs, double bedframe w/ headbd., 2 tall counter chairs, blue fabric LR chair, lamp table, 5’ exterior rocking bench, 3 oak teacher’s desks, vintage walnut desk w/ shelving top, rolltop desk & chair, claw feet piano stool, end tables, bedside tables, quilt rack, lamps, Zenith tv, hutch, recliner, patio umbrella base & umbrella, lawn chairs, vintage table & chairs, 8’ folding table, fabric/wood chair, pop-up sewing machine, cuckoo clock, several magnifying attachments for desks, small radiant heater, 3’ & 4’ (w) steel shelving units, cute child’s chair & table, wood shelving (solid, but need refinish), vinyl miniblinds, folding chairs, 4 plastic strap patio folding chairs, file cabinet. HANDICAP: Haulmaster alum. wheelchair & scooter carrier (ramps & rear plug-in carrier all new in the box-never opened), handicap toilet, handicap chair, canes, crutches, wheelchair. SPORTS: 3-21”x55”(h)x 12”(d) wall-mount gun cases, official billiards table w/ all accessories, Everlast dual punching bag on stand, DP Olympic 2500 complete weight bench, weights & entire machine, Aerobike 1500 w/programmed resistance & readouts, T-Zone vibration weight loss platform, Thule auto bike rack, Columbus Tourist women’s bike, Huffy men’s bike, BMA men’s bike, treadmill, pull behind golf bag cart, Travois pull golf bag cart, 2 sets of golf clubs (1 w/ wood drivers), new head covers, clay pigeons & skeet thrower (hand), bullet trap, 6 fishing poles, wall-mount rod rack (new), fishing tackle, bobbers, tackle boxes, Chicago women’s & men’s size 6 roller skates, pop-up canopy tent. HOUSEHOLD: Chest freezer, bamboo serving tray, crochet patterns, shelving boards (new in box), Wedgewood “Countryside” dishes, several blank engraveable walnut plaques (new in box), 5-portable plastic file containers, hand meat grinder, silverware set in orig. box, Toshiba computer, some framed artwork, Sunbeam humidifier, bathroom scale, Belkin 425VA computer accessory, toaster oven, Conair relax pad, coolers, Sunbeam bread maker, Proctor-Silas grill, Honeywell vertical fan, Brita water filter system, interlock floor pads, Oreck vac, Eureka vac, Kirby vac, Bissell carpet cleaner, more vacs, fabric steamer, iron, dominoes game, Kreiby cleaner head, fabric steamer, bowling ball, vintage sewing machines (very nice), cooler on wheels, cutting board, wood tv trays.  COLLECTIBLES: (Also see Ham Radio & Electronics sections). Vintage rocking horse, vintage rustic tools, 2 rear auto bench seats (make nice unique seating for bar, etc), cap collection inc. nice IH caps, vintage golf trophies, Brain Bender game, sets of “Old History” drink glasses, COC 100x-300x microscope in box, backgammon, vintage Army troop carrier toy jeep, Structo Farms toy truck, Structo toy jeep, 1950s Franciscan ovenproof dish set, mint condition Royal manual typewriter, vintage treadle-drive sewing machine, desktop spin globe, vintage upright bird cage, horn handle carving & serving set, 1943 The Bluejackets Manual published by U.S. Navy, stack of cool 1950s plastic ashtrays, vintage elf dolls, porcelain mini-doll, Blackstone “Canasta” play card deck, vintage Victorian hand mirror, cast iron ‘drunk on lamp post” ashtray, vintage stamp collection (1 cent-13 cent), 45 & 33 records, JD toy tractor (plastic rims), Yankee Clipper sled (mint), US framed Constitution, milk can, hammered silverplate tray. KEY MAKING BUSINESS LIQUIDATION: Vintage Foley-Belsaw 205 key making machine, CO Unican key maker, ESP Kolor Koded cylinder combinating precision pin assortment kit, 1,000s key blanks, portable key-making entire kit in traveling box.  HAM RADIO/CB: (Literally 100s of parts, pieces + some great vintage stuff that still works). Triangular CB outdoor antennae (can be repurposed…apprx. 100’), Realistic VHF dual board monitor/receiver, Sencore CB42 CB analyzer, Sencore PS43 PortaPak PC board servicer, Electro PS-5 DC power supply, Volt Ohmyst EICO meter tester, Telex CB headphones, ChannelMaster CB Power Wings for semis, dozens of CB radios, literally 100s of CB parts, several vintage voltage testers, microphone speakers (many vintage), 6 meter control boxes, 100s of Sam’s Photofact CB radio magazines, dozens of CB, base stations, old microphones, “communicator” bases, transceivers, other manuals. GUNS: Crosman air pistol w/ ammo, Daisy 880 w/ Tasco 4×15 scope (bb or pellet), Daisy PowerLine 822 .22 pellet gun, Daisy 25 BB or pellet pump gun (Daisy’s most popular ever). Also 12 gauge & .22 ammo, slingshot ammo, 25 lbs. of chilled lead shot, gun rests, gun stock finish (new), gun locks (new).