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Auctioneer Linkous Auctioneers 540-961-2608
Auction Date Jan 21 Auction
200 Midway Plaza Dr. NW
Christiansburg, VA
Time 10:00AM
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The Estate of Dr. Charles W. Schiffert

At: 200 Midway Plaza Dr. NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

(Adventure World Building)


Antiques, Fine Furniture, Artwork, Vintage Medical Items, Coins, Jewelry and Household Goods



Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:00 A.M.

Note:  Dr. Schiffert was very well known in the local medical community and was very instrumental in the development of the modern Virginia Tech Infirmary.


Personal Property:  Vintage Mans Black Face Rolex-Oyster Perpetual watch with Gold Filled Band, Mans Blue Faced Breitling Colt Ocean watch, Vintage Pocket Watches, Assorted Coins including 1 lot of Indian Head Pennies, Assorted Vintage Jewelry – some gold, US Revolver Company Pistol, Presidential Campaign Buttons, Masonic Medals, Very Nice set of Stainless Steel Flatware and Serving Pieces, Large set of Sterling Silver Towle Flatware and serving pieces Contour Pattern, Medals and Military Insignias. One lot including Civil War (Union) Officer’s sword and sheath with engraved blade and Framed discharge papers from the Civil War for Phillip W. Flores and Tintype of Phillip Flores and his wife.  Several Marble top Parlor Tables, Cane Bottom Rocker, Various assorted tintypes and albums, Antique Mantel Clocks, 5-drawer antique burled walnut chest, Walnut and Marble Washstand, Miner’s Safety Lamp, Vintage papers including: Marriage certificates, Confirmation certificates and employment certificates, Punch Tin Lantern, Antique window screen, Handmade quilts and linens, Deacons bench, antique side chairs, antique brass lamps with glass painted shades, Jinny Lind full size bed, Floor lamps, Oak dresser with tilting mirror, Child’s Rocker, Bowl and Pitcher set, Vintage hand bags, 4 drawer antique chest, German hand-carved wooden music box, antique wash stand, brass coat rack, religious items, 5 gallon crock jug, Georgia O’Keefe prints, Barometer/thermometer, wall clock, Ladies rocker, antique pictures and frames, 3 large stained glass pendant lamps, Vintage medical supplies, antique velvet coated photo album and stand, 1886 bible, stereo scope, world globe on stand, Oak platform Rocker, Cast-iron Bible stand, Vintage childs shoes, reel-to-reel recorder and supplies, Vintage Doctors bags, stereo system, CDs, Metal train and coal car, antique toys, vintage bird cage and stand, hand-made wooden chest, wooden library lantern, vintage teddy bears, 15 gallon crock, walnut office desk and supplies, cobbler’s bench, wagon jack lamp, cast iron school desk, metal medical cabinet with glass doors, vintage marbles, books, cat-iron door stops, wooden bench/table combo, umbrella stands, fern stands, 1861 German Fraktur, glassware, mirrors, VA Tech memorabilia, Easter decorations, antique blanket chest with original blue paint, Prosperity antique telephone, antique wall phone, antique pay phone, Churn/table combo, matching love seat and sofa, black leather love seat, Mahogany corner shelf, Original framed artwork, Walnut secretary/bookshelf, 1920 framed calendar, oak file cabinet, vintage condiment set, pressed back cane bottom chair, Handmade baskets, antique drop=leaf table, Free standing tall clock, Neil Ames sculptures, copper tub, hand painted wooden sewing basket, Franklin Parlor stove, 30 gallon copper apple butter kettle, flour container, Augusta Dairy Milk can from Augusta County, Virginia.  Brass Bucket, Original framed artwork by Dr. Schiffert, Original framed photography by Dr. Schiffert, Oak Kitchen Clock, Antique Platform rocker, Sony short wave radio, Cherry corner cupboard, Gelato maker, Kellog Vintage wall phone, Original artwork signed – Enders, Shoe store sizing stool, Framed charcoal drawings signed Rita Bowler, Large gold leaf decorated wardrobe, 36” flat screen tv, 50” flat screen TV, 24” Flat screen TV, Kitchen wares, Drs office jars, scatter rugs, brass easel, blanket chest, padlock made by Ames sword co, ice cream parlor table and chairs, dehumidifiers, caboose lantern – Handlan, St. Louis, Bar supplies, bar stools, German Steins, Tabletop Cathedral style radio, Antique Oak Cabinet, Antique wooden ironing board, Gray metal desk, pair of crock/jug lamps, Mahogany wall mirror, Esslinger Premium Beer lighted sign, upright Frigidaire freezer, Whirlpool refrigerator, Kenmore chest freezer, vintage electric range, Doctors wooden exam table,  Vintage Ultrasound Machine, 2 gallon crock, wrought iron patio furniture, side by side Frigidaire ref/freezer, hand and garden tools, Lawn Boy Lawn Mower, Yard sculptures, Electric Lawn Mower, wooden nail keg, Galvanized washtub and bucket, aluminum extension ladder, galvanized watering can, hand tools, wooden planes and clamps, brass spittoon, antique metal document box, Framed vintage magazine covers, advertising funeral hand fan, cast iron tongs and kettle, Granite ware, yard sticks, wine rack, school bench, large park bench, concrete bear bench and Many more items too numerous to mention. 

Directions:  From I-81, take Exit 118B onto Rt 460 W Blacksburg.  At first interchange, exit onto Route 460 Business -West towards Blacksburg.  Continue 1-7/10 miles. Just past Corning Glass Works on the left, turn left onto Midway Plaza Dr NW.  Look for our Linkous Auctioneers signs.

Terms of Sale for Personal Property:  Cash, Check, Visa or Master Card.  A 13% buyer’s premium will be charged, 3% will be waived if payment is made by cash or check.

Sale is Being Conducted by:   Larry J. Linkous, VAAL #3

For Further Information, call:  540.961.2608 or check website at


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Auctioneer License Information: VA.A. Lic. #3

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