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Auctioneer Chupp Auctions & Real Estate LLC 574-536-8005
Auction Date Dec 02 Auction
Chupp Auction Center
890 S Van Buren St
Shipshewana, IN
Time 09:00AM
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Auction to be held at the Chupp Auction Center,
890 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565
UNCATALOGED Lots sell at 9:00 AM
CATALOGED Lots sell at 10:00 with Internet Bidding

HAND-HELD TYPES: J.G. Warren 2-hole; J. Jordan 4-hole; 6-hole with tack puller handle; RARE folding popcorn size by Embossed Sheller Co. Nashua NH; W. Black RARE 3-hole –earliest corn sheller patent known!; patent model clamshell type; Gray Bros. folding; tri-fold Charles O’Hara with original patent tag 1871 –Wow!; RARE tong type; early blacksmith made folding type made with square nails –Wow!; Family A.H. Patch popcorn size; J.M. Gray clamshell style; tapered cage style Century NY; Little Hawkeye; (3) swivel handle types including T. Weaver & F&F Co.; tin sweet corn stripper; (7) T-handle shellers including a RARE Housemans with shield 1868 patent, 2 other Houseman, Weaver & Jones, Little Giant & 2 unique; various sleeve style; RARE Amsey thumb type; tong type with wooden handle; Globe Mfg. tong type; 50-cent tong type; (3) skillet types including popcorn size; A.E. Olson bathtub style corn tipper & butter –RARE;
SCRUB-BOARD TYPES: T.J. Hoover; E.E. Towns patent Oct.17 1882; floor model J.B. Harris & 2 other floor models; (8) other misc. scrub board types;
OTHER SHELLERS: RARE table-mount Victory Tool Co.; Super RARE hand plunger type –Wow!; Right Speedy #2 & Peerless box types; Hawley hand-crank mounted type; very primitive sheller with box & seat; corn sheller mounted on straddle board; Fulton box type; Family box type; plus more;
SIGNS: Stewart; Pike 520; Gourleys; (3) Steckleys; Pride; Funks G; Kingscrost; Lynks; Mallard; Vitor; Pioneer; Hulting; Eds. J. Funk; Producers; Golden Goliath; Lincoln Hybrids; Trojan; Renks; Vinton; Land Pay Hybrids thermometer; plus more;
DEKALB SIGNS & CALENDARS: New York Stock Exchange –only 1 there is!; all kinds & sizes of flying ears of corn signs including 4 & 5 ft; Chix Nursery; Hens At Work; variety of fence spinners; field signs; Profit Pullets; Chix III; (2) thermometers; Chix Corn; various great framed posters of all kinds; Quality Hybrids; various plot signs; various Sorghum signs & prints; Sudax;  CALENDARS include RARE 1940, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954;
LICENSE PLATE TOPPERS: Reid Hybrid; (2) DeKalb; Carlson’s Champion Hybrids; Pfister; We Plant Pioneer; Durocs; Polled Shorthorns; AAA Motor Club of Iowa (with ear of corn); Farm Bureau; Funks G;
Burlap Eckhardts Seed House (pre-DeKalb); sample bags; (3) Illinois Farm Supply feed bags; Sorghum sample seed bags; DeKalb Sunflower bags; many other DeKalb bags including 404A, 847, 639, 458, HT13H red striped & more;
(4) Hand-crank rope makers; Farm Bureau Insurance sign; wall-mount comb holders; dog nutcracker; cast iron match holder with animal hunting scene; other cast iron match holders; Sharples Cream Separators match holder; RARE syringe style cherry pitter; (2) lap anvils; 17” copper kettle; asparagus buncher; early chair rockers –converts a chair into a rocking chair!; egg carrier crate; (2) hanging whip holders; bull windmill weight; 1895 & 1910 Holiday Editions of Breeders Gazettes; Tamworth Farm quart bottle; early original bottle of Mountain Dew; pop bottle with story about making pop bottle on side; certificate of farm war service presented by Claude Wickard the Secretary of Agriculture;
Super RARE Furr Seed Co. photo showing Kenneth Furr in his seed plot showing customers plants, plus an advertising rule –Wow!
Collection of corn dryers –many rare!; 1878 hand corn husker; ear of corn-shaped cornbread mold; early wooden shock tie; early wooden H.L. Westerhaus corn picker tool; insert for Black Hawk box type corn sheller to shell popcorn; early corn show buttons & pinbacks; lots of corn related pinbacks; 1941 National Corn Husking Contest pennant; Pfizer corn plate; Hull china ear of corn plate; manual of corn judging; 1937 Illinois corn performance tests; 1938 Iowa corn yield test;
RARE M10K gold ring; sterling silver ring –Wow!; early mail bag –supposedly the first mail bag used at DeKalb Ag; DeKalb truck logo drawings; 1966 Prairie Farmer Magazine with Harley Gunn story –breeder for 404A, the first major DeKalb hybrid; radio with original box –Wow!; bushel basket store displays; flying corn pinbacks; Goal Buster award trophies; 1956 salesman award with brass ear of corn; fishing lures; set of 8 collector dinner plates; toy trucks; dice; all kinds of give-aways; 5” egg-shaped promotion depicting a rooster; (2) egg scales; ash trays; corn dryers; cookie cutter; bullet pencils; pocket knives; Christmas ornaments; lighter; hard hats; playing cards; wrist watch; pillows; DeKalb wheat item give-aways; (30) Farm Fact books from 1950’s to 1990’s; postcards; sorghum advertising give-aways; belt buckles; many DeKalb advertising pages from the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s; huge pencil collection; buttons & field markers; alarm clock; plus many more items!

Auction held in a heated building. Food will be available. Cash, check or credit card accepted. 7% Sales tax will be charged. All items advertised to the best of our knowledge. No guarantees. Please inspect items before bidding. Any announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed matter. Not responsible for accidents.

BLUE GATE GARDEN INN   (260) 768-7688
SUPER 8 (Shipshewana)      (260) 768-4004
FARMSTEAD INN                (260) 768-4595
DER RUHE BLATZ               (260) 768-7750
VAN BUREN HOTEL            (260) 768-7780
HAMPTON INN (Middlebury) (574) 822-0288
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS (Howe)    (260) 562-3660
SUPER 8 (Howe)    (260) 562-2828
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