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Auctioneer Stenzel Auction Service 309- 937-1444
Auction Date Oct 30 Auction
Collectors Hall
135 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL
Time 10:00AM
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PREVIEW ~ Saturday, October 29 ~ Noon to 3 p.m. ... Bob and Sig Durnin of Mineral Point, Wisconsin will sell the following at the above place and time.  Visit our website on Thursday the week of the auction for pictures (generally posting over 400 photos).  Plan to attend and bring your friends.  Doors open at 7:30 a.m. 

Auctioneers Comment:  This will be one of the most outstanding antique and collectible auctions featured in the Midwest this fall.  Plan to attend.

PREVIEW ~ Saturday, October 29 ~ Noon to 3 p.m.

Rare “The Masters Voice” 3 pc. 1924 plaster Nipper & Gramophone on plaster base (great cond.); Dated 1814 “Levi Reed” scrimshaw powder horn; Civil War era Sharpshooter/target shooting glasses in Paper Mache case; Civil War era tin type & photo album w/approx. 25 civil war soldier photos; General Grants tin 6-hole candle maker; Harpers Ferry Model 1803 rifle “Repro”; 1839 Mineral Point, Wisc. $10 note in frame; Civil War bleeders; Outstanding old button collection (many on cards & framed – MOP, Glass, Cloisenne; Bee, Spider web, Horses, Caseine, Waist coat, Cameo, Shell, Satsuma, Lois Hart, Lincoln, Japanese, Bakelite, Wood, Metal, Plastic, Fabric, Black beaded, Veg. Ivory & More); Comment:  Sig was one of the great button & sewing collectors in the Midwest; Sewing Birds; Celluloid & other tape measures; Sterling & other small sewing items; Other neat sewing related items; Books, vintage clothing, hats, beaded & mesh purses, Selection of trinket pcs.; Lady head manikin for hats; Unusual pin cushions; Unique faces design carved smoking pipe; WWI portrait button; Old straw hats; Hat pins; Stick pins; Approx. 50 great Majolica pcs. including umbrella holder, Black Americana humidor & smoke set, 3 size of fish, salt glaze pcs., large & small pitchers, bowls, teapots, pretzel flask, (2) grape design wall pockets, plates & tea sets, etc.; Great selection of Gaudy Welch pcs. including Pea fowl, Spattterware, Kings Row, Adams, Rainbow, Spongeware, etc.; Approx. 40 Quimper pottery pcs. of all kinds; “My Garden” by Bizarre pottery pcs.; Treenware pcs.; Wedgewood “Onion” pattern flow blue dishes; Outstanding selection of Flow Blue dishes of all kinds; Leads 1800’s large platter & odd pcs.; Pr. of Rockingham/yellowware dog figurines; Large selection of Blue/white stoneware (pitchers, bowls, spices, butter crocks w/lids, etc.); Staffordshire dated tea pots; American Fostoria sq. cake stand; Cow design creamers; Iowa City pattern glass pcs.; Lion & Actress pattern glass pcs.; Bennington tea pot; Art glass & Victorian colored glass tumblers; Salt & pepper sets; Perfume & cologne bottles, etc.; Neat vanity pcs.; Mochaware pcs.; Ironstone style serving pcs.; (3) Roseville pottery milk pitchers & odd pcs.; Early stoneware animal chocolate molds; (6) Galena Pottery pcs. (crocks w/lids, large crock w/molded ears, etc.); Bennington Norton Co. brown crock; Rockingham Peoria pottery jug; White Water, Wisc. Stoneware style jug w/handle; Flemish Blue decorated jug; Early German decorated bottles; Nail Sea bottles; Great adv. tins including Quinton Butter Pretzel, Fashion, Nat. Biscuit Co., Fanny Farmer, Peanut Butter & others; Excellent selection of old apothecary, medicine & other bottles (some colored & early bottles); 1800’s Indian washboard found in an Indian mound near Prairie du Chain, Wisc. and various Indian design baskets in all sizes & odd pcs.; Oriental Jade style pcs.; Excellent tole painted trays, sewing box & other pcs.; Selection of old tin candy molds; Many neat primitive pcs.; Enamelware & graniteware pcs.; Mini & large kerosene lamps; Various size neat old sugar buckets; Several walking sticks & canes; Celluloid fancy hanky boxes & photo albums; MOP/Sterling silverware pcs., 40 pc. set of sterling silver, misc. sterling silver pcs.; Fancy Victorian silver plate pcs. & silverware, etc.; Tin type/small photo albums; Ferry adv. seed boxes & seed packs; Old army style photos & frames; Old sheet music; Many neat prints; Pewter pcs.; Portrait & political buttons in frames; Costume jewelry (Hobe, Mazer, Weiss, Warnets, Rhinestone, M. Haskell, Trifari, Seiro, 1920’s & Victorian, gold & gold plated, sterling); Large selection of outstanding lace, linen, summer coverlets, Paisley pcs., quilts, shams & spreads, misc. tablecloths, etc.; Many old photos; Old baby shoes; Ladies hankies; Isabel Bloom pcs.; Girandals brass/marble fancy candle holders w/prisms; Old reverse glass fruit lighted lamp; Slag glass dragon fly design desk lamp; Slag glass parlor table lamp; Slag glass mission table lamp; Tin Betty lamp & other tin primitives; Stereopticon card viewer; Old post cards; Braided area & throw rugs; Early seasonal decorations; Small feather tree; Old coffee grinders; Globe & lightening amber fruit jars w/lids; Misc. fruit jars; Monarch food jars; Old glass herb jars w/tin lids; Good selection of baskets (Butox, English Friers, Tea Caddy & other great baskets); Norwegian wood butter tubs & cheese strainer, etc.; Copper boiler w/lid & other copper pcs.; Primitive fish decoy; Hooked rugs; Decorator fruit; Royal Doulton figurines; Fancy small jewelry & snuff style boxes; Porcelain & glass shoe collection; 4 pc. Red/White/Blue spongeware adv. nesting bowl set; Great old crock spongeware pcs.; Early Yellowware tree trunk design milk pitcher; Feistaware & depr. Glass pcs.; (2) Weller Art Pottery vases; Shell art pcs.; Great Haviland floral design pitcher; Misc. burntwood pcs.; Tramp Art excellent picture frames, doll house, (3) doll dressers, book box, heart shape picture frame & jewelry box, seed design frame, etc.; Old hanging scale & CI small table top scale; Hunting knives; Pocket knives; Exciting selection of pictures & frames featuring works of Leon Rene Pescheret of Wisc., painting on canvas adv. Arrow Collars & Shirts, Gibson Girl pcs. by Earl Christy w/college emblem, 1905 football player & girl by Will Grafe, Japanese block print, (3) Will Rogers portraits, Maic Fine art pc., early needle work style country scene pc., Hickory Heart shape frame, Neat child’s bird funeral pc., beaded frame, 1885 needle pt. horse in frame, child’s Tipi in frame & many other neat pictures, prints & frames; Toys & other children’s items:  Approximately (20) cast iron animal & building still banks; (20) CI & brass door stops; (5) CI small horse drawn toys; Various old German windup toys; Bathing Beauty figures; Iron wheel compo. horse pull toy; (4) Stieff chickens & dog; Model sailboats; Old wood marble game; Marx tin doll house & furniture; Early doll furniture & toys; Graniteware & old children’s dishes; Old Litho tin dishes; Blonde porcelain head doll; ½ dolls; Misc. old dolls; Early windup tin & celluloid toys; Neat old handmade wood doll house & furniture; Child’s old immigrant trunk w/hammered trim; Early Amish style rush seat youth chair; Doll fainting couch; Children’s old chairs; Child’s rocker & wicker rocker; Impire style doll chest; Disney Goofy bank; Union Pacific M10005 tin windup & electric train sets; American Flyer 9900 US Mail & Passenger tin electric train set; Transferware child’s tea sets; Glass banks; Toy Grand piano; Many girl toys; Child’s 1900’s Singer sewing machine; Child’s sad irons; CI bottle openers; Large selection of books (Civil war, novels, history, Reagan, antique reference books, children’s, sewing & other great books); Misc. old paper related items;

Outstanding Primitive & Misc. Old Furniture: Old Avian stuffed bird taxidermy cabinet; mid 1800’s Norwegian 2 pc. pine stepback glass door top cabinet; Early pine 2-door blind front corner green paint cabinet; 1850’s pine red paint lift lid blanket chest w/drawers; Early pine red paint 2-tier bucket bench; Mid 1800’s pine carved lift table top bench; Oak stick & ball style bookshelf; Walnut round 3-tier plant stand; Early round face inlaid school house clock; 1930’s/40’s working telephone booth & phone; Victorian chairs; Wicker library table, sofa, rockers, chairs, end table, round table, coffee table, misc. porch furniture pcs.; Walnut 22-drawer map or display drawer cabinet; Victorian heavy carved wall letter holder; Wainscot back open front corner hutch; Old maroon paint glass door top kitchen cabinet; Old black lacquer decorated dental cabinet; Old grain painted mahogany gentlemen’s chest; Early pine sugar chest w/bottom drawer; Oak 6-drawer spool cabinet; The Warehouse Point Silk Co. spool cabinet & thread; Early pine lift lid blanket & storage chests; Early pine drop leaf table; Bowback chairs; Empire style Victorian sewing box; Mid. 1800’s red paint 4 large punch tin panel pie cupboard; 1900’s oak narrow roll front dental cabinet w/fancy top gallery; Oak 4-drawer file cabinet; Star Brand 5-drawer spool cabinet; (7) Six strand embroidery 3-drawer cabinets & thread; Early red paint setback open front cupboard; Walnut drop leaf table; Unusual flapper girl display pc. w/wooden legs; 2 pc. walnut 1850’s setback cabinet w/old glass crossbuck top doors & blind front bottom; Mission oak library table; Early tiger maple style 4-drawer chest; Early day bed; Old 3-drawer chest w/porcelain pulls; Old fancy cut down parlor table; Oak Hoosier kitchen cabinet w/enamel top; 2 pc. 1920’s/30’s Pullman style heavy carved sofa & chair; Wainscot 6-door,3-drawer storage cabinet painted blue; Outstanding old wainscot 2 pc. setback cupboard w/top blind front shelf & 14 spice drawers & large bottom slide out storage drawer & Bennington pulls; Mission oak design foldup bookshelf; Pine jelly cupboard; Early red paint corner cabinet w/cross buck front top door & blind front bottom; Walnut Victorian 32” cylinder roll top desk bookcase; Oak 3 & 4 section stacked bookcases; Oak 18” 4 section stacked bookcase; Oak fancy dental cabinet; Mahogany Sheridan style drop leaf table; Pine red paint open front 6-shelf storage cabinet; 1840’s neat wall hat rack; 2 pc. mid 1800’s pine setback bookcase w/large bottom drawer or display cabinet; Penn. Amish green paint setback cupboard; Old CI Victorian 9 plate flower pot holder; Various neat wire Victorian 2 & 3 tier plant holders; Long Bentwood green painted bench; Hickory porch chairs; Fancy Victorian CI yard seat, etc.; Wrought iron patio pcs.; Galv. sprinkler cans & tub; Various lamps; Queen Ann modern drop leaf table; Bravia 39” flat screen TV; Meade auto telescope; Duncan Phyfe dropleaf table & chairs; Toshiba flat screen TV; Windsor design claw foot chair; Willett Cherrywood drop front secretary w/drawers; Misc. household kitchen items;

COINS:  27 LOTS FEATURING 1947 Mexico 50 Pesos Gold coin in 14Kt Gold chain (Check our website for listing);

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