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Auctioneer Hess & Johnston Auction Service, Inc. 563-543-7675
Auction Date Dec 09 Auction
Dubuque County Fairgrounds
14569 Olde Highway Rd.
Dubuque, Ia
Time 10:00AM
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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 38539

Hess & Johnston Auction Service, Inc, 


Collectibles - Antiques - Vintage


Tayloe Family Trust


Dubuque County Fair Grounds

14569 Olde Highway Road - Dubuque, Iowa


Saturday - December 2, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.

Saturday - December 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.


Note: Marjorie Tayloe, harpist and singer, spent 60 years performing, teaching, and traveling to the British Isles before moving her massive collection from Southern California to Dubuque, Iowa.  She leaves an enormous collection consisting of over 400 boxes of personal effects, collections, costumes, and original sheet music, along with numerous pieces of furniture & many musical instruments, all of which will be divided among sales (2 more January).  See the website for pictures.


Collectibles: Quantities of knick knacks (including Goebel, Delft, brass items, Irish Belek, cookie jars, misc. glassware, decanters, Irish and Welsh items; old books, bells and more.


Vintage Items: Toys, ladies hats, clothing of all types (including gowns and costumes from the studios); table cloths, fine linens, top hats (Beaver), dollies; handbags, furs (coats/stoles); and costume jewelry.


Xmas: Several Nativity sets, figurines, self costumes, Crèches, Nutcrackers, 3 large kings, 12 days of Xmas cups/plates; Mexican Nativity set; old Santa suit; miscellaneous ornaments, old bells.


Dolls and accessories; countless dolls of all types; doll clothes; doll houses; vintage baby carriage.


Musical: Music stands; sheet music (1800 - 1970's); English handbells (5 Octave set); viola; violins; cellos; African harps; Bamboo bells; Giraffe piano (1812); Hammond Organ - (CV); pump organs; percussion instruments; bongos; keyboards.


Sewing/Crafts: Quantities of sewing and crafting supplies; buttons, ribbon rolls; fabric bolts; upholstery bolts; fabric remnants; zippers, thread, sewing machines.


Misc: Collector plates; quilts, blankets, chandeliers; lamps, bookshelves; curio cabinets; display cases; Victorian sofa; lyre back chairs; bedroom furniture; drop leaf tables; Grandfathers clock; suitcases; books, postcards, office supplies, vintage exercise equipment; tools; physician's scales.  #38539


Terms: Cash or good check. All settlements sale day. ID required.

Auctioneers: Ed Hess 563-543-7675. "Doc" Johnston 563-451-0579

Clerk: Lindsay Firzlaff

Sale Managed By: Hess & Johnston Auction Service, Inc; 563-583-0321

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