September 25, 2019


10 am. 500 Green Park Avenue. Colona, IL. Nearly 75 hand-carved wood duck decoys and 45 guns go to auction in this awesome collection. Famed carvers from around the country and even overseas…their work is in this sale. Come and join us.


10 am auction. Open for viewing at 8:00. 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241.

Guns, world-famed hand-carved decoys, renowned outdoor art, outdoor hunting/fishing gear.

Walnut Creek has again been selected to represent a world-class collection; this one consisting of the late Joe Zmuda’s guns, famous outdoor art paintings, and a collection of 75 hand-carved decoys from renowned artists. We’ll add his gun cabinets & miscellaneous outdoor supplies & decoratives. A “must” for outdoors fans. A comprehensive buyer’s list of decoys & guns will be provided at the door so buyers can follow the action.


We have ammo, famed outdoor artwork pieces (signed, lmtd edition such as Redlin, Costello, etc), duck calls, gun locks, 2 duck mounts, gun cabinets, child life vests, ice fishing poles, fishing poles & reels, DU Jim Beam outdoor decanters, DU fillet knife, small porcelain duck collection, mounted bull horns, Winchester bicentennial plaque, Browning compound bow/case, gun hard case, carved snipe collection, carved wood eagle, archery targets, pull sled w/ pop-up fishing frame, pop-up fish houses/blinds, stainless steel pots, ice auger, pick-up toolbox, 2 live duck mounts, turkey fryer & LP tank hook-up.

Featuring world-class carvers & their work. (Very slight alterations may occur, but 99.9% is accurate below.)

This portion will be highlighted by a unique collection consisting of George Keiffer’s limited edition #12/180 signed “Early Spring Blue Wings” framed artwork w/ museum mounting. This 1984 Illinois Migratory Bird Stamp of the Year artwork will be sold with actual male/female Blue Wing Teal hard-carved decoys.


We have mallards, Canadian geese, pintails, buffleheads, redheads, canvasbacks, mergansers, greenwing teals, ringneck pheasants, blacks, widgeons, wood ducks, bluebills, cinnamon teals, woodcock, goldeneyes and gadwalls. We have old and we have new decoys.

This work is from famed carvers & suppliers such as Capriola, Groese, Canfield, Dennis & Sons, Sweet, Hansen, Herter’s, Mason, Taber, Moore, Everett, Reineri, Reinseger, A.D. Coy, Cranwell, Jobes, L.L. Bean, Vincinitti, Schapp, Zmuda, Mike & Nancy Scherer, Pratt, and Ducks Unlimited.

We have decoys from Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Canada, Texas, New England, Chesapeake Bay, China and more.

We have pairs, drakes and hens.

We have primarily solid woods, but also repaints, hollow bottoms & cork. We have real size, oversize & miniatures.


2 BB long guns, 2 BB hand guns, Belgium T Parker double barrel 12 ga., Beretta AL391 Ducks Unlimited 10/30 12 ga., Montgomery Ward Model 30 pump 12 ga., Browning semi-auto 16-ga., Browning Ranger pump 20 ga., Eig Eibar 12mm black powder pistol, Eig Eibar 9mm black powder musket, Fox Model B side x side 12 ga., Hiller Model 110 pigeon gun single shot 10 ga., Ithaca Model 37R 12 ga. pump, Johnson Arms single shot 12 ga., JT Brand side x side 12 ga., LC Smith long range side x side 12 ga., LC Smith side x side (hammers) 12 ga., Remington semi-auto Model 11 12 ga., Remington Model 11-48 deer semi-auto 12 ga., Remington Model 24 .22, Savage Model 720 semi-auto 12 ga., Sears (T. Williams) Model 21 pump 410, two Winchester Model 1897 pump 12 ga., two Winchester Model 12 pump 12 ga., Winchester Model 37 single shot .410, Arisaka Japanese 99 model WWII rifle w/ bayonet, side x side w/ hammers .410, Winchester Model 37 single shot 410, Winchester 1897 16 ga., Stevens single shot 410, Winchester Model 190 .22, Springfield Armory Model 1903 bolt action, Winchester Model 94 lever action 30-30, Chiappa M9 pistol w/ clips.

AUCTIONEER NOTE: Illinois law requires ALL Illinois residents to have a FOID card that is not expired. Expired cards will NOT be accepted. It also requires ALL guns will be transferred via paperwork via a Federal Firearms Licensee in Illinois, which is Hilltop Guns, 111 Walnut Lane, Colona, IL 61241. Out-of-state buyers will determine which F.F.L. in their state they would like their guns shipped to. No gun will be sold to any individual under 18 years of age or those not having a driver’s license I.D. You are required to abide by Illinois state law waiting periods for your background check. Walnut Creek is proud to support gun laws as written to prevent further government intrusion into the 2nd Amendment. We hope you are, too.


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September 20, 2019

SUNDAY October 20, 2019 – The Oertel Estate Auction #1 Very Large Furniture, Glass Collectibles & Household Auction. 12:30 PM. Doors open at 11:30 AM. 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

October 20, 2019. Doors open at 11:30 AM. Auction begins at 12:30 PM.

500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

Linda Oertel of Geneseo, IL will bring merchandise to a series of auctions, with this one featuring a large line-up of furniture, huge high-end glass collection, apprx.100 Red Hat Society goodies & household goods.


FURNITURE: Tri-leg small marble-top table, small sliding door end table, Oak Express entertainment center, brass floor lamp, Klavohn’s blue recliner/rocker, turntable, low round oak coffee table, several end tables, table lamp, 3 kitchen tables/chairs, book shelves, pine bureaus, lower cupboards, chairs, side-load curio cabinets, front-load curio cabinets, 2 blue & wood common chairs, contemporary tv stand, small display stand, upright oak display cabinet, barrel front display case, leather sofa, needlepoint chair, queen bed, drop-down desk, 2 rocking chairs, little table, tv trays, bedroom dressers, wood display nightstand, cherry baby crib w/ changing station, tri-leg wood bucket sewing stand, sm. glass top end table, oak & leaded glass display curio cabinet, Lasko room fans, wicker storage basket/lid, plant stand, round end table, teacart, upright white cupboard, wicker seat chair, 10-drawer pine dresser, triangular corner cupboard, 2 oversize display cases, old wood file cabinet on wheels, 4-shelf, sm. white cupboard, work table w/ storage, magazine rack, New Home sewing machine w/ treadle, large oak tv stand, wall shelf, setback cupboard.

GLASSWARE: Apprx. 100 pcs. of unique & some high-end brand name collectible glassware. Salem Heirloom platter, Dresden fruit bowl on statuary (stunning piece of porcelainware), Delft candleholder & Victoria Ironstone, Staffordshire, Prince Royal, handpainted cranberry, Wedgewood, Vienna Woods, Royal Albert, Armbee (Japan), Elesba (Holland), Kjobenhavn (Denmark), Wood & Sons, Mikasa, Royal Bruxtonia (Austria), Italian glass, handpainted teacups/saucers, Haviland, Royal Rudolstadt (Prussia), Bavarian porcelain tray, Royal Medallion, Venetian glass, Halian, Westmoreland, Royal Copenhagen, Norcrest (Japan), blue bottle collection, FF fall pumpkin set, Oriental bedside water set, flow blue, blue flower mini tea set, Isabelle bird in bird cage, deep red fluted pitcher, Oriental drinking set, Satsami porcelain.

COLLECTIBLES: Jim Beam pieces inc. 1960 decanter, mermaid decanter, annual 1978 & 1979 vase releases, Ezra Brooks 100th Bottle Award (1972), Ezra Brooks cannon decanter, Currier & Ives “sip & smoke” coaster/cast iron ash trays (unique). Apprx. 6 NASCAR haulers & cars, salt & pepper shaker collection, glass bracelet collection, Baby Ben clock, large steins, Hallmark Christmas tree ornament collection.

ARTWORK: “Preparing For Market” Currier & Ives, 4 Currier & Ives framed prints, 3 Terry Redlin prints (Our Friends, Lifetime Companions, Evening With Friends), “Custer’s Last Stand”, Amish pictures, perpetual Redlin calendar w/ 12 monthly plates, Charles Wysocki picture collection, framed puzzle, Wysocki perpetual calendar w/ 12 monthly plates, Gladys Erickson oil paintings, 4-J.M. Ives (pre-Currier) pictures.

RED HAT SOCIETY: Nearly 100 Red Hat Society items, including figurines, hats, shoes, scarves, puzzle, you name it….we have it.

MISCELLANEOUS: Currier & Ives books, antique value books, Kovel’s books, 100s of record albums, VHS, cassettes, enamelware, cookware, walker, electric knife, vintage portable Singer sewing machine, vintage Panasonic AM/FM radio w/ breakaway speakers, vintage picnic basket, punch bowl set, 5-gallon glass jugs, microwave cart, Weslo Pursuit 719 exercycle, NEW tool set, breadbox, silverplate service set, stackable box sets.

TOOLS: Belt sander, alum. stepladder, small tools, 6-gal. wet/dry vac, drills, saws, elec. cords, outdoor figurines, new set of sockets in case, more.

CLOTHING: Women’s size 6-7.5 purple & red shoes (Red Hat), several winter coats & vests (M-L) inc. furs.

HOUSEHOLD: Kitchenware, meat mincer, clocks, headbands, strainer, Presto electric skillet, Osterizer, Magic Chef waffle maker, George Foreman, Wallace & Johnson Bros. silverware, Lodge cast iron skillet, mouse doorstop, mops, brooms, near-new Oreck vac, no-slip rugs.


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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.


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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.


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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 10, 2019

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24. THE SCHERTZ ESTATE – Auction 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241 . 9:30 AM.

500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

Saturday, August 24. Doors open at 8:30 am. Auction begins at 9:30 am.

Brenda Schertz, Davenport, traveled the globe, has retired and brings a phenomenal auction.

  • 20+ pcs Hamm’s beer collectibles
  • 50+ pieces hi-end furniture 
  • 30+ global glassware collected over 50 years                              
  • Lots quilt/sewing materials
  • WWII bomb casing (Arsenal)                                                              
  • Large line of cookware
  • Lots of NASCAR pre-priced
  • VERY high-end estate auction featuring some of the finest glassware we’ve ever sold & very clean, near new furniture.

HAMM’s BEER COLLECTIBLES: Soft bear, salt/peppers, truck bank, trucks, steins, figurines, mugs, ashtrays.

MEDICAL: Saunders medical lumbar support device.

FURNITURE: These pieces in Mint condition: 100-year old Jugendstil-style walnut table w/ tile top (Germany), very clean, near new sofa, 4’ new hall table, newer dark stain large display cupboard (sold in 2 pieces), new Oriental inlay tea cart, glass ball/claw feet piano stool, oval table, rocker, nice fabric recliner, end tables, new coffee table, Oriental foldout table, NEW King & Queen formal greeting chairs, pine antique blue cupboard w/ glass front doors, garage metal white shelving unit, wood shelving units, large tv cupboard (wood/glass front), 5-tier shelving, lots of upright chairs, wicker seat chairs, console record player, small oblong stand, desk chair, wall mirror, table & floor lamps, oversize vintage trunk, wicker & glass coffee/end table, side table w/ drawer, fabric chairs, oak coffee table,

bedroom dresser set, display table, barrel chairs, aluminum Ikea safety glass table, wood ice cream chair, 2 fabric swivel chairs, vintage metal twin bed opens to full bed, office shelving unit, wood table w/ drawer & pull-out board, wood kitchen table, wood straight back chairs, end tables, oak coffee table, faux leather maroon lounge chair, shelving, table & floor lamps, flat screen tv, pine shelving unit. 126” x 90” floor rug, 102” x 66” floor rug, Delonghi radiant elec. heater, card tables. Much more.

GLASSWARE: Austin Products (NY) figurines, imported 1950s jade bonsai tree (stunning), Delft 1950 lidded vase, Eschenbach vase set, Satsami porcelain vase, Royal Copley vase, Princess House ashtrays, McCoy cookie jar, Royal Bruxtonia, Haeger basin & vase, Japanese vase, Japanese Kutani vase, fluted lemon vase, cranberry lamp,  Hall pitchers, leaded glass service bowls, vases & clocks, Longaberger “Spring Floral” tray/bowl set, Westmoreland pcs, 1950s Hull vase, cranberry & red vases, cranberry vase, Willow Tree jewelry box, leaded crystal vase, unique pickled porcelain bottle w/ handles. (The following will be sold as sets): 55-piece collectible Mikasa “Agean” dishware, complete 125-pc. Pfaltzgraf “Village” dishware set. And more.

QUILTING/SEWING: Quilts, afghans, yarn, batting, measuring tools & cutting guides, scrap material, lots of finery & doilies, quilt magazines, books & calendars, thread, patterns, quilting frames & hoops, sewing box on legs (loaded).

MISCELLANEOUS: Doctor’s upright scale, new crayon box.

LAWN/GARDEN/TOOLS: Lawn lounge chairs, pipe clamps, chains, weed eaters, edger, shovel, rake, grease gun, propane torch, hand tools, circular saw, small rechargeable drill, B&D hedge trimmer, wallpaper brushes, lawn seeder, metal outdoor plant stand, pull-behind lawn spreader, pull behind tote on wheels, new grill tool set, suncatcher ball,.

ELECTRONICS: Vintage Panasonic “breakdown” stereo, Westinghouse flatscreen/remote.

COLLECTIBLES: Eagle Rare, Elvis & Allis Chalmers whiskey decanters, Willow Tree figurines, plastic toys, board games, two-level sewing box on legs (full), National cash register, RCA disc player, hand stitched Dutch windmill in unique frame. (see Glassware for more).

CLOTHING: Vintage & new women’s shoes, ladies hats, fall jacket.

SPORTS: older ladies Schwinn bicycle, hand weights, golf clubs in bags, softballs.

HOUSEHOLD: Tons of cookware, Presto NEW elec. skillet, Hamilton Beach roaster, Toastmaster 2’ elec. flat griddle, pots, pans, flatware, bowls, pottery serving bowls, bakeware, copper pots, tinware, deep cooker, pitchers, rolling pins, canister set, serving platters, skillets, enamelware, canner, LP cooker & pot (new gauge), pet gates, picture frames & framed art, suitcases, clocks, wicker baskets, puzzles, brass firewood holder.

NASCAR: 100s of NASCAR haulers & cars, posters, Earnhardt pictures, etc. all pre-priced for purchase. Oak & glass Amish built display cases pre-priced. Delivery available.

There is much more available than what is listed.


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Professional Schwinn “Traveler” touring bike with digital readout/Cateye Velo 5 & new Himano pedals/Summit racing seat pre-priced at $150. (New pedals cost $65).

July 17, 2019


Join Us For A GRAND OPENING Auction Come See Our BRAND NEW Facilities & Services (former Green Park Pharmacy) 500 Green Park Avenue, Colona, IL 61241

Sunday, July 14. Doors open at Noon. Auction begins at 1 pm.



COMMERCIAL/RETAIL: 360-degree spinning display rack, 2 square standing wire display racks, 2 retail shelf stands, 400+ feet of retail pegboard/steel shelving units, near-new Epson Ultrachrome Pro7800 oversized roll printer & all accessories (pre-priced at $1,700 to first buyer), 2 display tables, Rogan Toledo digital scale (calibrated & works), 2 vintage National cash registers, 2 black office chairs, deep well wire bins.

FURNITURE: Child’s rocker & camp seat, 31-day chiming wall clock, 3 oak wall-mount display cases, 2 large glass/mirror multi-shelf display cases (wood NASCAR on top of 1), commercial square free-standing display cases, 360-degree spin display rack, table lamps, floor lamp, black end table, wicker table, leather-top round end table, floor lamp, wood bench, patio end table, wicker planter, wicker shelving unit, child’s wood chair, straight back chair, vintage trunk, metal outdoor patio set.

MISCELLANEOUS: Green & red tractor collectible whiskey decanters, classic auto whiskey decanters, LIFE & POST Kennedy assassination magazines, Hallmark Christmas ornament collection, puzzles, board games, craft kits, coffee mugs, lightbulbs, party cups & goods, candles, outer winter wear, “Burgie” (Burgemeister) beer collectibles, Bears Super Bowl stein, vintage 1-cent & 25-cent bar room punch cards, egg scale, wheat harvest scythe, Bell & Howell 8mm camera in case, beetle traps, 10-speed bikes, kids bikes, vintage NOMA illuminated Santa display, 6 NEW folding chairs in bags, padded envelopes, Marlboro upright ashtray, new mops/brooms, Coca-Cola wood crates, super twine, party balloons, old cigar boxes, model classic car, model fighter plane, pig cookie jar.

ELECTRONICS: RCA 5-disc CD changer/player w/ speakers, Sylvania flatscreen tv, coax cable,

COLLECTIBLE LONGABERGER: Several high-end baskets, creamer/sugar, soap dispenser, condiment jars w/ lids. COLLECTIBLE GARFIELD: Garfield cookie jar, all character dolls from Garfield movie, Garfield doll.

COLLECTIBLE ANHEUSER-BUSCH: Set of 8 Budweiser “Endangered Species” stein set, Brickyard 400 & 500 steins, Indy 500 stein

COLLECTIBLE ISABEL BLOOMS: 12+ small Isabels. Unique shelf-top pieces.

COLLECTIBLE HAMM’S: Huge 150+ piece, 35-year Hamm’s collection inc. backlit “running sky blue waters” wall clocks, dozens of unique steins, several Hamm’s s&p sets, banks, tappers, shot glasses, airplane banks, Bear banks, ash trays, spoon rests (all Hamm’s), soft stuffed Hamm’s bears, annul stein issues, numbered beer steins (annual), more.

COLLECTIBLE BEER CANS: 350+ beer cans w/ mostly unique brands. Sold in lots of apprx. 24.

COLLECTIBLE GLASSWARE: 150+ pieces of Westmoreland milk glass, s&p sets, butter dishes, cheeseball covers, vases, candleholders, mugs, plates, bowls, fluted candy dishes, coffee cups, ash trays, etc. Several pieces of Mikasa & other leaded glassware.

COLLECTIBLE NASCAR: 250+ pieces of NASCAR inc. cars (especially Earnhardts), numbered & limited edition 1:18 scale 100+ haulers inc. 2 prototypes inc. Wrangler, Bud, Goodwrench, Winn Dixie, John Deere, AC Delcor, Red Dog, Dupont, Maxwell House, Cheerios, Dentyne, Texaco & many others, semis, cards, banks, photos of father/son Earnhardts, NASCAR banks, framed photos, collector cards, boxed cars, spinning wheel of Earnhardt #3 car, lots of miscellaneous.

ARTWORK:  Half dozen pieces of framed art.

This is a great sale with high-end auction items. See the new facility. Hear about our new services, where we will introduce the industry’s ONLY NEW CASH-BACK BUYER’S PROGRAM, where you can earn refunds.


Photos and inventory at Inventory at

309/448-8200 or

NOW SERVING Henry, Mercer, Rock Island & Scott Counties & surrounding areas with appraisals, load out services, digital inventories, nationally broadcast live auctions, on-site sales & a brand new Buy It Now section featuring pre-priced items from regional collectors, exposing products to a national audience.