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Auctioneer Antique 2 Modern Auction, Estate Sale & Buyouts 314-252-0212
Auction Date Mar 14 Auction
Location
4051 West Outer Rd
Arnold, MO
Time 05:30PM
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  • Lot# 1 - 1949 Colt Woodsman Target .22 M

    Lot# 1 - 1949 Colt Woodsman Target .22 M

  • Lot# 2 - Single Barrel H&R Topper Model

    Lot# 2 - Single Barrel H&R Topper Model

  • Lot# 3 - VERY RARE 18thC Leather Bound G

    Lot# 3 - VERY RARE 18thC Leather Bound G

  • Lot# 4 - Historic 1880's Phila, PA Port

    Lot# 4 - Historic 1880's Phila, PA Port

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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 34174
We will be adding a few more lots on Tuesday afternoon, we had an auction on Saturday which put us behind for this Wednesday. Lots of great items this week!
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1 - 1949 Colt Woodsman Target .22 Model w/Orig. Box An early vintage Target model, Colt Woodsman .22 caliber pistol with the original cardboard box, manual, [2] original magazines, and a Bauer Bros black leather holster. This rare Colt pistol is in excellent, all-original condition including the original bluing. This is a package deal, the winner will receive everything listed and in the photos.

2 - Single Barrel H&R Topper Model 88 .410 GA Shotgun Single Barrel H&R Topper Model 88 .410 GA Shotgun with 3" Full choke. Case hardened, all-original, minor scratching on the wooden stock and spotting on the blued barrel, in otherwise very good condition. Includes [2] boxes of Winchester Super X .410 game load ammunition.

3 - VERY RARE 18thC Leather Bound German Bible, c.1794 This is a very rare 18th century, early American bible in original brown leather binding, in German translation. This bible includes original hand etched steel engraved drawings on vellum paper pages, steel engravings are pre-17 century. Although this bible has not been translated, the prior owner explained that this specific edition was a very rare and unrecorded example, owned by an early American German (Philadelphia, PA.) immigrant during the War of 1812. Includes rare hand colored front cover page with no fading to the bright red color. Incredible genuine steel engraved religous scene depictions. CONDITION: There is some detachment of cover binding, however, this late-18th century wood print bible is 100% original, binding and pages appear to be complete, and in very good overall condition.

4 - Historic 1880's Phila, PA Port Customs Record Book The original Accounting & Records from the Philadelphia, PA., port's Custom House. VERY RARE (One of a Kind) original hand written recorded documents from the Port's Custom House in Philadelphia, PA. Hundreds of pages that Include hand written documentation, indentures, appraisers, confiscated items, famous people that came over by ship, and other recorded indentures. We only photoed a very very small fraction of pages, randomly. There is a Reserve on this rare collection. If this historic collection does not sell, we will examin and research it further for a future Gallery Auction.

5 - 1865 United States Coast Survey Book w/ [36] Maps THIS IS AN IMPORTANT, VERY RARE AND HISTORIC U.S. GOVERNMENT COAST SURVEY MAP BOOK CREATED BY THE UNION DURING THE CIVIL WAR. "Report Of The Superintendent Of The United States Coast Survey, Showing The Progress Of The Survey During The Year 1865" / "Washington, Government Printing Office. 1867." [39th Congress, 1st Session. / HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES / EX. DOC. NO.75] This is an EXTREMELY RARE GOVERNMENT ISSUED, authentic/original 1867 edition United States Coast survey book with [36] attached and foldout maps. A 1863 edition just sold for $500 in Janurary, 2017, in very comparible condition and with only 30 maps compared to [36] in this 1865 edition. These maps (framed) alone (during 1860-1865) have sold for $100-$900 each. WE HAVE NOT FOUND ANOTHER 1865 EXAMPLE, THIS MAY BE A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY!!! Large hardback book. In 1807, President Thomas Jefferson established the Survey of the Coast to produce the nautical charts necessary for maritime safety, defense, and the establishment of national boundaries. Within years, the United States Coast Survey was the government's leading scientific agency, charting coastlines and determining land elevations for the nation. In 1861, the agency adjusted quickly to meet the needs of a country at war. In that year, U.S. Coast Survey supervisor Alexander Dallas Bache published Notes on the Coast of the United States , secret documents used by the Union Blockade Board. This series of Notes, covering the Delaware Bay to the Mississippi Sound on the Gulf Coast, contributed to the efficacy of the Union blockading squadrons. Coast Survey superintendents prepared a report each year, showing the progress of the survey. While the full reports were over 200 pages, Bache's summary statements for 1861 , 1862 , 1863 , 1864, and 1865 gave a sense of Coast Survey's involvement in the war effort. Bache suffered a debilitating illness in 1865, this is the last year of the Great Civil War. These books were made for the aU.S. Government and not for resale, hence the rareity of this book. CONDITION: This copy is in very good condition with original cover, cover binding has some loss, but the page binding is nice and tight and all 36 foldout maps are intact besides one or two, however, the only maps actually unfolded were for photos. So, there may be more than two loose maps, more than likely there are only one to two. Each map is about 36'' square to 56" square. THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE PIECE OF HISTORICAL PROVENANCE OF THE CIVIL WAR! THESE ARE EXTREMELY ACCURATE MAPS, WHICH ARE VERY NECESSARY FOR CIVIL WAR EXPERTS AND ENTHUSIASTS AS THEY ARE THE ONLY KNOWN EVIDENCE OF DOCUMENTED MAPS, PROVING ACCURACY FOR AND OF THE STORIES OF THE WAR. Th

6 - 1878-1885 Ship Port Custom House Record Documents VERY RARE (One of a Kind) original hand written recorded documents from the Port's Custom House in Philadelphia, PA. Hundreds of pages that Include hand written documentation, indentures, appraisers, confiscated items, famous people that came over by ship, and other recorded indentures. This may be more than one book as it is documented from 1878-1885, and could be earlier or later. There is a Reserve on this rare collection. We only photoed a very very small fraction of pages, randomly. Because the issues with the covers and binding, we were very careful and did not want to cause any damages to the pages themselves. That said, the actual documents are in very good, well preserved condition for the most part. There was a document that talked about a Princess coming into the port, however, we were limited on time and did not get to examin further. If this is not sold, we will put some time into researching the documents further.

7 - Folder of OLD DOCUMENTS (INDENTURES) From the same collection as the lot's above, this folder was separate for whatever reason.

7a - Jerry Bailey Arlington Citation Cigar Wins Display This is a rare and valuable, multi-autographed (Jerry Bailey) and professionally framed trophy display from the 1996 Arlington Citation Challenge (CIGAR RACE) that was Nationally broadcasted on July 13, 1996, as always- GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC. This custom, possibly one of a kind trophy display holds [2] autographed Jerry Bailey trading cards, a autographed brochure or poster about the huge win (center), and an actual betting ticket from that race. It also includes a custom plaque at the bottom, and has been professionally matted and framed. In the spring of 1996, Cigar traveled halfway around the world to stretch his consecutive wins total to 14 in the Dubai World Cup, then came home and promptly tacked on another win to draw within one victory of the great Citation and his longstanding 16-race streak. On July 13, 1996, more than 34,000 people showed up to see if Cigar could tie the record in the Arlington Citation Challenge Invitational. They would not go home disappointed.

7b - Jack Nicklaus Autographed Framed Display A custom authentic framed Jack Nicklaus display with [3] vintage trading cards, 1975 Sports Illustrated cover when Nicklaus won his 5th Masters, and a GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC autograph.

8 - Huge Lot, German Erzgebirge Train Layout This is a very large lot of rare and very collectible, German Erzgebirge wooden train layouts with occupational human figures and farmers, animals, houses and buildings, horse drawn wagons/carriages, trees and bushes, and automobiles; all are hand carved/crafted and hand painted. There are several different train layouts, sizes or scales, and made and purchased at different times from the early-20th to the mid-20th century. We are not sure exactly how many seperate sets are here, as original sets were sold in various amounts. We would estimate that there is 5-6 seperate sets, all combined into one lot. Some are not marked, although most have atleast pencil marks and numbered, others have hallmarks and/or German writing, stamp marked on bottom and sides. There is approximately around 80 individual pieces. Some of these

9 - Handmade Natural Agate Chinese Snuff Bottle A gorgeous hand carved bright green, opalescent and brown natural agate snuff bottle with transitioning waves of translucent colors, measures 2.8" in height.

10 - Vintage Lot of 12 High End Swiss Wrist Watches A collection of [12] wrist watches, mostly men, some with original band and some without. Only a few have been tested, please use photos as part of description and/or feel free to come by for preview on the day of the sale for a personal inspection. We are not experts on watch or clocks, lot is AS-IS. (1.) Gentlemen's Chateau Lucerne 6 ATM Divers wrist watch in working condition. Luminous dive dial (Dial and hands are perfect)with date window, automatic wind swiss movement is nice and clean, crystal needs buffed or replaced as there are quite a few small scratches, back case shows minor wear. RUNS GREAT/STRONG TICKER. Large 40MM case width. Has not been wound in a long time, we would 3-4 times and ran immediately with a few pauses where the second hand stuck, may need cleaned and service in future. (2.) Art Deco Harvester (pocket or necklace) Swiss watch with bezel. Diamond tooled, antimagnetic unbreakable mainspring, hand enameled Art Deco painted numbers on dial, electronically timed. Wound 3-4 times and can hear ticking. (3.) 1940's-50's Boys Timex Sportster. Has not been tested or wound. (4.) Vintage Mens Lord Nelson Calendar Swiss wrist watch, very nice, classy and clean style. Black and white dial with sleek white hands, date window, chrome over base metal case. Has not been wound or tested. (5.) Landau 17 Jewel wrist watch. Case made by I.D. Watch Case Co. Swiss made, Wearever Model, in nice condition. Has not been wound or tested. (6.) BRAND NEW, MCE (Foksy Company) PERPETUAL Skeleton dial and open glass sample back with glass window. Still has the plastic on band. Just needs movement and starts right up, flawless on keeping time. (7.) Elgin Steel gold tone wrist watch in like-new condition, 10 ATM, water resistant, quartz. Has not been tested. VERY SIMILAR TO THE LOOKS OF A TAG. (8.) Vtg Waltham New York 50 Meter Mens wrist watch with two-tone original band. Has not been tested. (9.) VERY NICE Accutron (Bulova) T4 27B01 with original genuine brown lizard leather band. Has not been tested, appears to be in very good condition. (10.) [2x] GUESS WaterPro Mens Diver Watch: Green dial (50 Meters/165 Feet) G850926 with original band; Heavy WaterPro Steel (100 Meter/330 Feet) with black dial. Neither have been tested. (11.) Ladies Pierre Cardin wrist watch with original black leather band. Quartz movement. Has not been tested.

11 - RARE Antique Hand Soldered Tin 5 Quart Pitcher The consignor was told that this hand crafted coppered tin jug was from and used with an old 1800's Victorian period moonshine/whiskey still. However, this consignor was later told by a reputable antique dealer that this was an antique Rail Road oil can, used to oil the wheels and parts. He also got some feedback from a long time friend who thought it was used at an early-20th century service/gasstation to refill automobile oil. One thing is for certain, it is a 5 quart, completely handmade and hand soldered tin pitcher of sorts, with an unusually long neck, spout, and with double handles. A triangular shaped copper plaque was applied with a stamped impression of the number "5", most likely represnting the five quarts. A VERY FUN & INTERESTING PIECE OF ANTIQUE DECOR OR PHOTOGRAPHY PROP! Measures 17" H x 10" W.

12 - Vintage Haws Elliot Signed Copper Watering Can This is an early vintage Haws Elliot designer (with stamp marked impression medallion on bottom and original sticker) naturally patinaed copper watering can/pitcher used for indoor and outdoor plants. A beautiful naturally aged patina resides throughout making this useable antique a great decor or prop. Measures 8" H x 14" W.

13 - Drexel Heritage Chinoiserie Oriental Signed Table A very rare promotional artist signed example of a 1940's designer Drexel Heritage Chinoiserie Oriental-style side table with remarkable hand carved and hand painted Asian scene, signed by R. Fisher. There are only a few examples of this same style side table by Drexel Heritage, however, this is the only one that is signed (Artist signature is located on the top of table, near the bottom center). Also, all the other archived examples or available for sale (we found [2] seperate examples priced at $850, and one for $800, unsigned) have a tag/sticker on bottom and stamped print. This table has a stamped impression or wood burned "HERITAGE" located on the bottom. Hand carved table top scene depicting a Oriental man fishing in a village, with a sheet of glass that sits inside, protecting the carved scene. Carved high relief trees from the natural wood, hand painted with natural colors. Beautiful carved work, opencut relief design, and floral painting motif around edges and legs. A very ornate, hand crafted table by upscale designer, Drexel.

14 - Victorian Era Documents of Senator, A. E. Patton A large group of indentures; bank invoices, letters, and other documents with either the signature or addressed to A.E. Patton, a Victorian Period United States Senator and businessman. These range in date, late-1800's. Incredible artwork on the letterhead, historical references, highly sought after "BIG NAME" companies, and possible historic signatures included. We did not have the time or resources to go through these this quickly. Purchased many years ago from a wealthy estate. There are so many we could only get a fraction photoed (many are stacked).

14a - Pre-Civil War (& After) Letters & Stamps A lairge collection of antique letters/envelopes with the original stamps, dating back from 1858 (could be before) in to the early 20th century. These came from a very wealthy estate (see lot #14 as reference) purchased many years ago and have never been sort through.

15 - RARE Indian Motorcycle Ink Blotter Ad Card SIGNED "Compliments of Indian Motorcycle / John L. Shawyer, Bellefontaine, Ohio" with artist printed signature, "Sheridan". Incredible graphics of a man in full riding attire driving an early Indian cycle with cityscape/factory in background. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Very Rare & Early Advertising Ephemera, possibly the only known example. 6- 3/4" x 3.5"

16 - Antique Padauk Wood Carved Lyre Back & Cane Chair High quality solid Padauk wood armchair with a caned seat. Approximately 80-120 years old. Natural wood finish with light patina, sturdy and durable, and in well preserved excellent condition.

17 - RARE Famille Verte Chinese Shou Demitasse Plates A rare collection of [5] fine antique Chinese "Famille Verte" porcelain hand enameled demitasse plates with Shou sign in the center, boc choi lettuce or cabbage leaf, and beautiful butterflies. A set of five, very fine porcelain China from the Qing dynasty, unmarked, not made for export. The Shou sign is a symbol of longevity; boc choi symbolizes 100 types of prosperity, butterflies denote long life, beauty, and elegance. One plate has [2] small areas where the enameled paint has come off or has chipped, could use a cleaning. Well preserved, especially for age, in otherwise very good condition. EX-From the Historic Sappington House, St. Louis, Mo.

18 - RARE Famille Verte Chinese Shou Butterfly Plates A very rare antique collection of Famille Verte Chinese hand enamel painted Shou & Butterfly plates, ca. late-19th century. This is a variety lot, including [2] large unmarked dinner plates (small chips on rim and hairline on back), [2] smaller dessert plates with "China" marking on back in red (In excellent condition, need cleaned, one small hairline on back), [1] a small saucer plate or child's plate with a brighter shade of green with red marked circular "China" marking (in excellent condition). The Shou sign is a symbol of longevity; boc choi symbolizes 100 types of prosperity, butterflies denote long life, beauty, and elegance. EX-From the Historic Sappington House, St. Louis, Mo.

19 - RARE Famille Verte Chinese Covered Dish & Platter A very rare lot of [2] fine antique Chinese "Famille Verte" hand enameled porcelain dishes with Shou sign in the center, boc choi lettuce or cabbage leaf, and beautiful butterflies. An ULTRA RARE and very valuable, covered/lidded dish with traditional shape and style, and gold knob handle (In excellent condition, needs cleaned).A very fine, large porcelain oval shaped platter (Some loss of enamel paint, in otherwise very good condition). {BONUS ITEM: AS A BONUS, YOU WILL RECIEVE A FAMILLE VERTE LID FOR A SIMILAR DISH AS THE ONE LISTED IN THIS LOT, SLIGHTLY SMALLER). Both pieces are sold in this lot and are from the Qing dynasty, unmarked, not made for export. The Shou sign is a symbol of longevity; boc choi symbolizes 100 types of prosperity, butterflies denote long life, beauty, and elegance. One plate has [2] small areas where the enameled paint has come off or has chipped, could use a cleaning. Well preserved, especially for age, in otherwise very good condition. EX-From the Historic Sappington House, St. Louis, Mo.

20 - RARE 1980's German BIG BANDS Concert Tickets Jerry Reed Show (SCHUH THEATER) FOR THE ACTIVE MILITARY ONLY ticket, Meat Loaf, Ted Nugent w/ Special Guest "Mothers Finest", Iron Maiden, Jethro Tull, Scorpians Tour, TOTO, and Rory Gallagher & His Band concert tickets from Germany , in the early-1980's. Also another small green ticket or parking pass? A TOTAL OF NINE [9] VINTAGE BIG NAMED BAND CONCERT TICKETS, ALL LIVE IN GERMANY. These are very hard to come by ticket stubs, several of these are very scarce/nearly impossible to come by. These ticket stubs (the ones that have sold online in the past 15 years) have sold on average between $25-$75 each, but several have no archive history on sold auctions.

21 - 1956 Davy Crockett Toy Wrist Watch NOS MINT A fun and nostalgic, new-old stock 1950's Davy Crockett child's toy wrist watch store display with original paper advertisement backing/packaging. This is a extremely well preserved, original toy watch display used in gumball/candy/toy machines and used on the front store display counters. MINT CONDITION!

22 - RARE 1945 Sister & Brother Childs Toy Wrist Watch A rare five & dime store toy wrist watch and dog brooch advertising store display and/or used in gumball/candy/toy vending machines. This rare novelty toy is 100% original, new-old stock, extremely well preserved, and in MINT CONDITION. Circa, 1945. The original paper card backing has a colored ad with photos of brother and sister, both the toys are attached to backing and in mint cond.

23 - Rare 1950's Toy Watch & Pin Western Set. NOS This tin play-watch and pin set is still attached to its original display card. The set features a children's play-watch and a embossed tin pin. The watch has a tin case, a tin buckle and a thin plastic crystal. The watch face has a diameter of slightly more than one inch and it features wonderful western artwork. The hands are in a fixed position and, although they can be moved by the knob, the watch is not designed to actually tell time. However, as the hands move around, an image visible through the small round opening at the bottom of the face changes -- showing cowboys, Indians and other western pictures. The watch has a 7-inch fake-leather band and it is marked: Japan. The second item included in the set is an embossed western pin. The one-piece pin features two six-shooters, crossed in an stylish position. The watch and pin come on their original display card. The display card measures 4.5x7 inches and it features superb graphics and beautiful 1950s Japanese coloring. These graphics are typical of what makes early 50s Japanese toys so popular with collectors. The display card has a small chip at one corner and a few minor dings on the edges, but the colors are bright and the main artwork area is not affected by the minor flaws. Overall, the display card is in solid VG+/excellent condition. Both the play-watch and the pin are unused and in excellent+ condition.

24 - 1960's 10c Sealed Official Go-Go Bat Ring Toy A new-old stock, sealed in package 1960's child's 10 cent toy Official Go-Go Bat Ring, made in the U.S., by Macman Enterprises Inc. Oceanside, NY. This shiny silver tone ring glows in the dark, and was made during the Batman craze (DC comic/ tv series). Excellent to MINT Condition.

25 - 1960's Shrunken Head Novelty Toy Replica SHRUNKEN HEAD NOVELTY FROM THE 1960'S ~ Authetic replica of Jivro Native from the Land of the Amazon! Still new in package and well preserved considering the era. Very unlikely to run across this item again. unused and even unpriced! 

26 - Gee Whiz 1950's Toy Compass & Chain. Sealed NOS A childs "Gee Whiz" branded Japanese toy compass & chain from the 1950's-60's. New-old stock, sealed, and in perfect working condition.

27 - Vtg 60's Miniature Plastic Army Toy Soldier Set A vintage, new-old stock "five and dime store" Soldier Set with [12] mini plastic molded military soldiers, [6] green and [6] tan. Creased corner, no fading, still sealed and well preserved.

28 - Rare 1958 Adams Prank & Magic Toy Set Adams Pranks-Magic-Puzzles (S.S. Adams Co.) 1958 copyrighted magic and prank toy set. Unused in original package. Package shows minor signs of age and wear from storage, the transluscent plastic has been pierced from the pointy cigarette trick ring, some minor moisture stain, creases, in otherwise very good condition. NOS

29 - 1960's Childs Toy Wrist Watch Store Display Lot. The winner will receive a total of [7] various themed store display or gumball,candy, toy vending machine novelty toy wrist watch displays with 65+ child's watches. The watches are attached to various themed paper backing displays, some watches are missing from slipping out of the advertisement paper card back. These displays will fit in most gumball/toy vending machines. THIS IS A LOT OF SIMIL GOLD FACED WATCHES DESIGNED TO LOOK REAL . FABRIC ELASTIC BANDS. These watches have never been worn, they're new-old stock and very well preserved. One of the paper backings is a knockoff of Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, possibly very scarce as we could not find another example. Most, if not all, were made in Japan.

30 - Hand Made Metal Terrible British Royal Navy Ship This is a model ship that was hand made out of misc. metal parts and hand painted.

31 - Late 1700s Handmade Walnut Angle Bevel Tool This is one of the most remarkable and earliest antique carpenter or woodworking tool that we have ever seen! For your consideration, a late 18th century to mid 19th century, early American handmade walnut angle bevel tool. Completely hand crafted from beautiful walnut and a unique diamond shape jointed from hand forged copper and steel. The wood has the exact perfect patina and at some point someone cleaned and polished the diamond jointed hinge system, so it has such a unique look. The accurate measurements are hand carved, and this is a complete, working tool.

32 - Missouri Tigers #52 Football Jersey

33 - Original Impasto Abstract Oil on Canvas Signed A large, signed original impasto abstract oil on canvas painting, framed 47" x 47" (approx. measurements based on the frame, almost 4ft x 4ft). Unrecognizable artist signature. EX-From a very wealthy St. Louis estate. A masterful centerpiece for any wall with a plethora of colors, transitioning from bright to dark, executed in impasto style oil abstract, and drip paint technique. In excellent condition. Includes original Art Gallery reference sticker and a COA sticker on the back of frame.

34 - Vintage Ku Klux Klan Taylor Cutlery Pocket Knife DISCLAIMER: We DO NOT sell hate, we sell HISTORY! We sell historical collectibles with the hope that our future does not repeat the smae mistakes of our past. Antique 2 Modern DOES NOT, in any way, shape or form, condone racism or hate on any level. With that said, this is a 1980SAT copyrited production of an antique (late-1800's and up to early-20th century) KKK pocket knife, made by Taylor Cutlery. High relief embossed depictions on both sides.

35 - Vintage Cannabis Marijuana Leaf Belt Size: 32-34

36 - Large Vtg Upscale Beveled Mirror w/ Gesso Frame Stunning gold gilded Gesso frame with intricate floral filigree with open lace vine high relief, the mirror is a large fancy mirror beveled on all sides. It has been professionally framed and has a black paper backing and is ready to be hung.

37 - Authentic Channel Designer Reading Glasses & Case Upscale authentic Channel reading glasses or prescription lenses, tortoise shell frames, marked and includes original Channel case.

38 - Vintage Camel Cigarette 2 Ft Ashtray Resembles a pack of Camel cigarettes, in good condition.

39 - Historic StLouis W.M. Loeffel 14k Ring c.1870's A heavy, solid 14k yellow gold ring/band with the inner markings of a Victorian Era jewelry business from St. Louis, Mo (Jewelery & Watch Maker), ca B' . 1870's-1890. The inside is marked "W.M. LOEFFEL / 1224 S, B' WAY / ST. LOUIS" and a stamped impression with a relief in the center that reads "1 4 K". William Loeffel was a Jeweler and Watch maker. There is not a lot of information on Loeffel, however, there are a lot of websites with bits and pieces. The St. Louis Historic Society does have more information, we were not able to get in touch with them, but if we do before the auction we will update. This ring is in IMMACULATE CONDITION with perfect makers mark impressions, and little to no scratching (as if no one ever even wore it).

40 - Victorian Era Upscale Brass 4-Arm Towel Stand A very fancy brass, hand or bath towel stand with adjustable piveting arms. The center pole consists of a Rococo style twisted polished brass design, with spaced adjustable arms that pivet, a weighted bottom, and a large rounded brass globe finial. This may have been used by an upscale Barber, Hotel, or an estate.

41 - 19thC German Signed Porcelain Top Glass Stein An antique, late-19th century German glass stein with ornate pewter mounted lid, set with a round hand painted enameled porcelain plaque that depicts a scene of a German couple and hand written/painted inscription (has not been translated), and a ribbed column neck and protruding base. Very little loss of paint, no chips or damage of any kind, EXCELLENT CONDITION! Circa, 1860's-1890's.

42 - S.S. ITHACA Inscribed Trophy Tankard Vintage trophy tankard mug with an inscription on the front foot ring "Malta 9/77 S.S. ITHACA"

43 - RARE Petrified Forest Specimens & Arrowhead Lot Two absolutely gorgeous petrified rock specimens from the Petrified Forest in Arizona, purchased as a souvenir in 1951 while on a family vacation. This lot also includes a nice collection of Native American points, blades, and arrowheads, also found while on vacation.

44 - Pair of 17-18thC Cherub Porcelain Decanter Toppers Very old pair of porcelain figural decanter toppers, young children or putti draped in cloth. Circa 18-19th century. Excellent condition.

45 - Victorian Brass Pierced Filigree Fern Plant Stand An Antique (Victorian Period) pierced filigree, two tier plant or fern stand with intricate details and ornate design. Just under the top, on the four legs, are Gothic style duck heads, which are very unusual to this type of stand. The insert should be marble, however, there is plexiglass instead which can easily be replaced with whatever the buyer sees fit.

46 - Antique Early Roseville Pottery Flower Frogs A pair of antique early Roseville pottery flower frog vases. Need cleaned, in excellent condition.

47 - Antique Oriental Enamel Silver Tusk Pendant Beautiful pendant, nice patina

48 - 1930's St. Louis Falstaff Cone Top Beer Can A collectible piece of post-prohibition breweriana! A mid-1930's (1935-36) original manufactured Falstaff cone top beer can with bright, vivid colors and graphics. Minor rusting, small amount of loss 20% of lip, has a custom protective plastic around center to serve against future damage, and can be touched with bare hands without worry of the natural oils destroying the lithography or oxidizing.

50 - RARE WW2 Photos, U.S. GI's Holding Nazi Flag A lot of [4] original genuine WWII photographs of a group of U.S. soldiers posing together holding a German Nazi flag (with swastika) on a German civilian property, in Germany during World War II.

51 - 1930's Original B&W Photos of Post Mortem Couple A group of [9] original black & white photographs showing a wrecked 30's automobile with Missouri lisence plate and post mortem bodies of a young male and female couple. The original owner believed these were the actual original photos from the shootout death of Bonnie & Clyde. Although this was the same period of time, Bonnie & Clyde had stolen a vehicle with Arkansas plates and the vehicle in these photos appears to be wrecked and not riddled with bullet holes. These are most likely pictures taken by the Police after a wreck.

52 - Unique 1920's Photo of Man Pointing Gun At Group An original early-20th century black & white photograph of a group of young adults in front of a building taken during a robbery, or argument, with one man holding a revolver at his hip and pointing towards two other men, specifically one in general that appears to be speaking to the man aiming the gun at him. A very unique photograph, taken precisely at the right time, or wrong time. Circa, teens to 1920's.

53 - Vintage Remington Arms Co Playing Cards w/ Tin A collectible vintage embossed litho tin that shows complete pictorials on top and all four sides with a duck hunting scene and reads, "First In The Field / Remington". Complete with both decks and the cardboard boxes, UNUSED.

54 - RARE Aquarian Tarot Cards, Complete Box & Instruct This is a 100% complete set of c.1970 Aquarian Tarot cards, illustrated by David Palladini, published & printed by Morgan Press, Inc. Includes all 78 tarot cards, the box, and the original instruction manual. Incredible artwork on each card, inspired by the original tarot art from the medieval ages. Of the complete set of 78 cards, 22 are in Major Arcana and 56 in Minor Arcana, divided into four suits- Cups, Swords, Pentacles, and Rods (also called wands). This set is scarce, especially in this great condition and highly collectible. We have found several sets, not near as well preserved as this set, that sold for $100+. These start at $1.00 with NO RESERVE!

55 - Vintage Swiss Made Tarot Cards w/ Original Box This is a complete vintage set of Swiss made, AG Muller Tarot Cards, produced just like the Medieval Age cards with accurate classical engraved artwork. Complete set of [78] cards and original box, no instruction booklet. Excellent condition.

56 - 1930's Griesedieck Bros Bronze Beer Tap Handle An original 1930's cast bronze "Golden Gate" (embossed in high relief) beer tap handle for Griesedieck Bros Mfg Co. Beer (stamped impression). A very scarce and hard to find piece of St. Louis, Mo. Breweriana.

57 - WW1 Photo of SS Kroonland 138th Machine Gun Co. A very historic and original WWI panoramic photograph of the 138th Machine Gun Company with Captain Holms on the S.S. Kroonland, in New York and just back from France. Also inscribed "Pictorial Newspaper Syndicate".

58 - WW1 U.S. Navy Propaganda Poster [Washington, DC]: [USN], ca. 1913. Illustrated by color. RAD 73713 edition. Broadside. 14 x 9.75 inches (84,5 x 59cm). Near Fine. Light edge foxing. WWI promotional poster reprint of Sailor with USS Michigan cap tally, Boatswain's Mate 1st Class insignia on R sleeve (1905-13) and Michigan in the background. The ship was commissioned to fleet in 4 January 1910, decommissioned February 1923 and sold for scrap the following year. Per the Congressional Edition for 1913, Seamen 3rd class 17.60 monthly [16.00 in 1909-11; 17.00 in 1912; 10, 17 or 24 in 1914; 24.00 in 1916] and Boatwain's Mate 1st Class 77.50. [2016 median monthly for E-3 Seaman is 1855.42].

59 - 1960's Miniature Frankie Albano Tarot Cards In very good condition, especially since other examples found that sold have all been pretty rough. Missing one card, has a total of 77 cards.

60 - Bastion Bros. Co Brewery Drivers Local 133 Pin A vintage NOS (New-Old Stock) "Brewery Drivers Chauffeurs & Helpers Local 133 Union" Beer truck lapel pin made by Bastion Bros Co. with original paper backing. Scarce & very collectible, in like new condition.

61 - 1950's H.E. Gross St. Louis Street Guide w/ Map Complete, in good condition.

62 - 1950's H.E. Gross St. Louis Street Guide w/ Map Complete, in good condition.

63 - Collection of Antique Photos, CDV & Tin Type A collection of various Victorian and early-20th century black & white photography, cabinet cards/CDV, tin type, and paper stock photographs. Includiding early-20th century photo's of infamous New York Stienmetz Deli; German photos, WWII American soliders in Europe; and more.

64 - Early-20thC Photo of Ohio Farmers Tour An interesting black & white photograph with a coed group of nicely dressed men and women, along with Native Americans in traditional tribal attire and headdress, standing together in front of and on balcony of a massive log style cabin building. The back is inscribed "Ohio Farmers Tour" in ink pen. Photo is protected in an inexpensive frame that is included.

65 - Large Group of Vintage Collectible Pinback Buttons Large Group of Vintage Collectible Pinback Buttons

66 - Large Group of Vintage Collectible Pinback Buttons Large Group of Vintage Collectible Pinback Buttons

67 - 1950's Art Deco TURNER DYNAMIC S33D Microphone This is a rare 1950's Art Deco style Turner Dynamic microphone, one of the most famous and collectible Turner mics of all time. The Turner S33D with heavy deco influence and outrageous style that set it apart from every other microphone ever designed. The rarer 2nd generatiom 1950's 33 series mic with on / off switch. This mic comes with it's original 16 foot cable as well as a 6 ft tall telescopic stand. The 33 series was first introduced in the 1940's and had a run of about 20 + years. The first generation 33 mics had a rounded lower pistol grip while the 2nd generation had the flat rectangular lower front pistol grip. Otherwise the microphone looked the same. The 33 series also came with either a crystal or dynamic element. The crystal elements were inferior and wore out over time while the dynamic elements sounded much better and tended to last over the decades. This is the dynamic version. This S33D has been tested and works very well with that typical High Z sound so if you are looking for something that's similar to what you heard on the old records of the day or "rockabilly" sound...this is it. It's a general purpose mic so you can use it for just about anything. As you can see the satin chrome finish is in extremely nice condition. Virtually zero scuffs, pitting or scratches and no dents. The satin chrome finish has a beautiful luster even still and it will make for a nice display piece as well. The black cloth screen is perfect and the joint mechanism is flawless offering plenty of resistance to get the right angle needed and the threads for both the cable and stand are perfect. The switch slides smooth and does work without issue . The S33D was the most expensive model at the time because of the switch which most mics didn't even come with. It wasn't until the 1950's that on / off switches became more common and standard for mics. The Shure popular 55S microphone didn't even have a switch until the 1960's! The original 16 foot cable is included. Soft, some what pliable, but the outer casing has some dry rot and has some loss, possibly from being wrapped too tight. These came with 6 inch stands typically, however, this mic is set up with a stage stand that is 6 ft tall and telescopic and can lock in at different positions.

68 - Original 1st Issue Tyco 1996 Tickle Me Elmo 62715 This is the original first run model of the 1996 Tickle Me Elmo toy (# 62715). It's far more collectible than subsequent runs that display the Duracell Batteries logo in the upper right hand corner of the box front. This the same doll that caused a ruckus in 1996 and 1997 as these were sold out in every store, in every state of the country. This Elmo has never been removed from the box and is in excellent condition, still has original tag. The box has creases, bends, and wear, but still has vivid color and is in fair to good condition.

69 - MCM Brutalist Pottery Vase Signed M. Schmidt A highly artistic mid-century studio pottery vase with an uneven, textured brutalist style. Natural organic colors, signed by artist, "M. SCHMIDT".

70 - Very Collectible Vintage Advertising Items A misc collection of assorted styles and branded advertsing ephemera, including: early Royal Crown paper coaster, Pabst Blue Ribbon coaster, PET irradiated sunshine vitamin D milk "PET OPENER", a Quick Point mechanical pencil with "Kassey Funeral Home & Ambulence Service (Kansas City, Mo.)", a late-1800's Huelsemann Shoe Co. shoe horn, Baby Ruth candy bar ephemera, and a Pevely Milk top.

71 - Vtg Polish Armed Guard Marksman 1947 Belt Buckle In very good condition.

72 - Vintage CASE Power & Equipment Bronze FOB With original leather band, excellent condition.

73 - c.1892 St. Louis Simmons Hardware Keen Kutter An original St. Louis Simmons Hardware Company (Simmons Keen Kutter) hand written invoice with factory artowrk on letterhead, signed by Simon Boeger, circa 1892. Scarce piece of St. Louis, Mo./Simmons/Keen Kutter/Hardware ephemera from the Victorian era.

74 - c.1893 American St. Louis Roofing Co. Invoice An original hand written invoice/reciept from American St. Louis Roofing Company, St. Louis, Mo., in 1893. Incredible letterhead artwork.

75 - 1915 International Harvester Co Advertising Letter International Harvester Company Of America sales/advertising letter to Mr. Frank Baker of Sarcoxie, Mo., marketing their line of IHC Oil & Gas Engines, expressing that their farming implements will help save time and energy. A very scarce, two page front and back fold-up letter with a full page of implement illustrations and two pages of description.

76 - Old Pawn Navajo Sterling & Rare Turquoise Ring This has a teardrop shaped inlaid cut slab of rarely seen old mined turquoise with transitional changes in green color (very light/milky to dark jade green) and copper vein. Traditional twisted design with heart shape and circular beaded terminals. This is a neutral ring, can be worn by both a man or woman. Any makers mark/signature has been rubbed off due to age and the oil from human hands.

77 - Early Vintage Sterling / 18k Gold Taxco Mens Ring An early vintage handmade solid sterling silver mens ring with 18k gold center setting of an ancient Mayan or Aztec eagle symbol. Framed impression hallmark "Made In Mexico" on the inside, under the center setting/symbol. There is also a hand etched signature/numbered that is a bit hard to read due to age.

78 - 1950's Tin Litho Toy Telephone w/ Original Box A vintage 1950's Japan tin litho telephone childrens toy with bright, vivid colors and scenes of mulit-colored birds, flowers, and pictorials of small male and female children, as well as a head bust of a pet dog and an exotic bird in the center. This tin litho toy is still operable, you spin the circular rotary key area and it winds up to ring the bells on the sides. Includes the original cardboard box with lid and applied paper label with a picture of the toy phone, on the top of the lid (EXTREMELY RARE TO HAVE BEEN PRESERVED). In remarkable, like-new and working condition, the only flaw is that the pink plastic connecting phone cord/line is cut which could easily be replaced. There is a makers mark/logo of a picture of the planet Saturn with the letters "SK" in the center.

79 - 1950s Sterling Green Turquoise Screwback earrings An early vintage (circa 1930's-40's) pair of sterling silver screwback earrings with dangling circular hallows and small bright green with copper speckled vein turquoise cabachons. Possibly Old Pawn Navajo or reservation made earrings. Original patina, uncleaned. Back of screw has "Sterling" mark.

80 - Vintage Sterling Theater Mask Screwback Earrings Vintage 1940's-50's solid sterling silver screwback earrings with theater masks, one with smiling expression, the other with frown expression.

81 - Victorian Era Salesman Sample Photo Post Card Book A scarce Victorian period photographer's salesman sample photograph post card portfolio, ca. 1890-1910. This was a sample portfolio album used as an example to sell similar booklets or to show a customer an example of photograph post cards at Carna Studios, off Broadway, in St. Louis, Mo.

82 - 1907 Indian Head Penny Gold Plated Cufflinks In very good condition.

83 - Antique Silver Fleur De Lis Brooch/Watch Holder Hand crafted antique French Fleur De Lis brooch that also serves as a pendant and a watch or locket holder/keeper. Unique dual clasp system and center bezel for suspension. Not marked, tested to be 90-100% silver.

84 - Early Vintage 14k Gold & Pearl "J" Lapel Pin Marked 14k and assay tested. Excellent condition. Circa, 1900-1920.

85 - Lot of Vintage Sterling Silver Jewelry Consists of a Catholic St. Michael "Pray for us" pendant with the Angel defeating a 2-headed beast with a sword, with reverse that depicts Mission S. Miguel Arcangel and reads founded 1797; a marked arch shaped brooch with diamond like stones; a sterling silver ring/band with impressed ancient symbols on the outside; a never worn pair of braided and twisted hoop style earrings with a hand crafted sterling tag that reads "Mexico 925"; a small pair of screwback earrings with white and blue rhinestones. A total of [5] individual or pair of sterling silver jewelry.

86 - Antique Hand Crafted Sterling & Abalone Ring This is a very unique hand crafted antique ring. The setting is a thick cut slab of abalone with a strange peach colored natural formation in the center, and on each side of the band has a openwork cut small plant just sprouting with four leaves. Marked "Sterling".

87 - WWII U.S. Navy Silver Spoon Ring A WW2 U.S. Navy sppon ring, most likely silver plated, and once belonged on a Navy Ship.

88 - Antique Roy Weatherby Firearms 5 FT Porcelain Sign This is a very rare "WEATHERBY" 5 ft long heavy enameled porcelain, single sided advertising sign. Weatherby, Inc. is an American gun manufacturer founded in 1945 by Roy Weatherby. The company is best known for its high-powered magnum cartridges, such as the .257 Weatherby Magnum, 270 Weatherby Magnum, .300 Weatherby Magnum, .340 Weatherby Magnum and the .460 Weatherby Magnum. Company headquarters is in the northern San Luis Obispo County town of Paso Robles, California.

89 - Antique Western Stoneware Whiskey Jug Hairline towards bottom, in otherwise excellent condition.

90 - New Camera/RF Signal/Tracking Device/Bug Detector This is a fantastic little piece of equipment, the perfect anti-spy device! It will identify any/all tracking signal and locate it for you, whether it be a pinhole camera, GPS, RF signal, tracker, etc. Brand new/never used.

91 - Eden Pure Portable Infared Heater A very reliable and trusted brand that can heat up a room very quickly and efficently. Works as it should.

92 - Vintage Budwesier Salutes Coast Guard Mirror Excellent Condition

93 - 2004 Multi-Signed Chicago Bears Football An authentic football and protective display with [11] autographs , ca. 2004, Chicago Bears.

94 - Vintage Large Hanging FIRST AID Cabinet In very nice, well preserved condition.

95 - Limoges Porcelain 3-Legged Romanesque Egg Vase This vintage porcelain Limoges 3-legged egg shaped vase has a beautiful ivory glaze with 24k gold warranted Romanesque depicted scenes on two side and a floral filigree NeoClassical designs. The scene is of three women in draped robe-like clothing and a figural head bust of Medusa at the top. Very finely detailed with great depth and shading.

96 - 1930s Lusterware Toshiro Shoten Condiment Tray This is a fantastic antique Japanese lusterware condiment set from the 1930s. The hand painted design features a lyrical landscape with a beautiful white swan swimming in a tree-lined pond at sunrise. The delicate hand of the artist created a serene setting with the graduated colors and fine details including the swan's reflection in the water. The blue lusterware contrasts beautifully with the cream colored background. This set is in mint condition and includes the vintage salt and pepper shakers, the condiment bowl with lid, all fitting nicely on the sculpted tray. All are stamped Made In Japan in red text. The mustard bowl and tray are also marked with a cherry blossom logo with a TA inside of it. This mark is attributed to the Toshiro Shoten Ltd. shop in Yokohama, Japan. This company was active before WWII up to 1954. One shaker has a few glaze drip marks on the back. Missing the spoon, has no corks on the bottom of the salt & pepper shakers, in otherwise excellent condition.

97 - Autographed Bob Dole Political Sticker (COA) A vintage Bob Dole Presidential bumper sticker autographed with an on-site COA, includes plastic protective case. In very good condition.

98 - StL (G. Bush) Presidential Debate & Nixon Sticker Presidential debate between Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore, which was moderated by Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor of PBS’ “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.” This package includes an original package from that debate that only the lucky people able to view were able to recieve. This package was a custom folder, [2] 8x10 photographs, a participation signed (Chancellor) thank you letter, biz card, and political button. Also included are [2] original vintage bumper stickers, Nixon and Schoemehl.

99 - Authentic George Wallace Signed Photo 8x10 An authentic autographed photograph of George Wallace shortly before his death. George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history, at 16 years and four days.[1] He was a U.S. presidential candidate for four consecutive elections, in which he sought the Democratic Party nomination in 1964, 1972, and 1976, and was the American Independent Party candidate in the 1968 presidential election. As of 2018 he remains the last third-party candidate to receive pledged electoral college votes from any state. Wallace is remembered for his Southern dixiecrat[2] and pro-segregation "Jim Crow" positions during the mid-20th century period of the Civil Rights Movement, declaring in his 1963 Inaugural Address that he stood for "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever", and standing in front of the entrance of the University of Alabama in an attempt to stop the enrollment of black students. He eventually renounced segregation. Wallace survived an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland in 1972, perpetrated by Arthur Bremer, but remained wheelchair-bound until his death in 1998.

100 - Antique Bronze or Brass Oil Lantern A hand soldered antique carbide oil lamp, has new wick and may have possibly never been used. EX-From one of the oldest estates in the state of Missouri.

101 - September 2, 1961 StL Cardinals vs. Pirates Ticket A total of four sequential ticket stubs for Saturday (Day Game), Sept. 2, 1961, Cardinals vs. Pirates. Pirates won on the night of these stubs. This was the 70th season in the National League.

103 - [5] 1960-61 Cardinals Busch Stadium Ticket Stubs Original vintage 1960-1961 ticket stubs for St. Louis Cardinal games at the Busch Stadium. Includes: Aug. 19, 1960, July 21, 1961, Aug. 23, 1961, and two ticket stubs for Aug. 25, 1961.

104 - 1957 Chicago Cardinals vs Baltimore Colts Football A very scarce ticket stub from Sept. 21, 1957 charity football game at Busch Stadium, in St. Louis. The admission price was typically only a couple dollars in 1957, however, this specific chairty event cost the buyer $10.00 (half of that was a donation).

105 - [3] 1960s-70s NY Yankees Shea Stadium Ticket Stubs June 4, 1966, June 7, 1974, and game #28 in 1974. All the tickets are in very good condition and in hard plastic protective cases.

106 - 1984 StL Cardinals vs Redskins Football Press Pass This is a Auxiliary Press Box pass for the Sun., Oct. 21, 1984 NFL game, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins. The original owner who used the pass has name printed in blue ink on the back, "Jack Herman". This game was held at the Busch Memorial Stadium (Busch Stadium I.)

107 - A Lot of Vintage NLB Baseball Ticket Stubs A collection of [3] vintage NLB baseball ticket stubs, all in hard plastic protective cases. Includes: Pitt. Pirates June 29, Event 36/ 1972 ABA Play Off Game C/ 1975 Dodgers (Faded, looks like Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1975).

108 - [4] 1961 St.Louis Cardinals/Busch Stad. Tkt Stubs Includes: [1] Sept.1, 1961, [1] Sept. 5, 1961, [2] Sept. 3, 1961 (sequential/ 3rd Row - seat 1 & 3)

109 - Vtg St Louis Tkt Stubs- Stadium, Arch, HOF Museum This inlcudes [2] vintage St. Louis Cardinals (sequential) Busch Memorial Stadium ticket stubs with a hand written paper documenting these from 1968, although we do not know the accurate date, we do not believe them to be 68; Arch passenger transport system (elevator) ticket stub/pass; a St. Louis Sports Hall Of Fame/ A Live action museum of StL sports history at the St. Louis Civic Center Busch Memorial Stadium (believed to be from the 1960's); a Sunday, Sept. , 1961 ST. LOUIS MUNICIPLE OPERA ticket stub. A TOTAL OF [5] TICKET STUBS ALL FROM ST. LOUIS, MO.

110 - DURAGAUGE PLUS Steam Pressure Gauge by Ashcroft A commercial or industrial steam pressure gauge, "Duragauge Plus!" by Ashcroft. Includes an aluminum tag with "90 PI 811".

111 - Vintage National Office Furniture Lawyers Desk A large desk with a lockable slide under drawer (no key) and [3] side drawers that are also lockable. Some scratching and normal wear and tear for age, very sturdy and solid. Also included is old antique partchment paper copies of early American indentures, Constitution etc.

112 - Vintage Doll lot-Cabbage Patch & More Vintage Doll lot-Cabbage Patch & More

113 - Antique Primitive 19th C Handmade Wood Planer Complete with incredible patina, in very good condition.

114 - LIKE NEW Modern NRA Flip Pocket Knife Excellent Condition.

115 - New Cabelas Multi-Tool Pliers Pocket Knife Excellent Condition.

116 - 18th-19thC Hand Forged Wrought Iron Andirons A magnificent pair of very old, 18th-19th century Blacksmith hand forged andirons/fire dogs.

117 - Very Nicely


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