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Auctioneer Craig Lytle Auctioneer LLC 513-236-5325
Auction Date May 20 Auction
Location
675 College Dr
Batavia, OH
Time 08:00PM
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  • Lot# 1 - Loading The Sleigh

    Lot# 1 - Loading The Sleigh

  • Lot# 2 - North Pole Series: Lot of 5

    Lot# 2 - North Pole Series: Lot of 5

  • Lot# 3 - North Pole Series: Lot of 7

    Lot# 3 - North Pole Series: Lot of 7

  • Lot# 4 - McDonalds Lot!

    Lot# 4 - McDonalds Lot!

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Amazing collection of houses, figurines, and accessories from various Village Collections in the Dept 56 collectibles. Over 2000 pieces. Most brand-new in the box, still in plastic wrappers! all sets have been checked for completness and no damage. These Dept 56 collectibles are mostly new and few are used but in great condition Origianl boxes accompany all pieces if not noted otherwise. If you would like additional information or more pictures or have any questions at all please contact us at CraigLytle@fuse.net

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1 - Loading The Sleigh From the North Pole Series: "Loading The Sleigh", #53732. "Loading The Sleigh"in the nick of time becomes "elves' play" with this animated handcar.Watch as these busy little elves move back and forth on the track!

2 - North Pole Series: Lot of 5 5 from the North Pole Series! "Candy Cane Shack" #56.56859 (never opened), "Dash Away Delivery" Hot Air Balloon #56438, "Marshmallows Around The Campfire" #56.56712, "Two For The Show" #56.56814, and Lego "Brick Lift" #56.56809

3 - North Pole Series: Lot of 7 7 from the North Pole Series! "Christmas Fun Run" #56434, "Delivering Real Plastic Snow" #56435, Two For The Show" # 56.56814, Lego "Brick Lift" #56.56809, "Catch The Wind" # 56.56807, and "More Play-Doh Please" #56.56822

4 - McDonalds Lot! The Original Snow Village's "McDonalds" # 54914 and McDonalds "Light Up The Night" #54925

5 - 2001 Space Oddidy "2001 Space Oddity", (set of 11) #56.55118 from The Original Snow Village! "Let's hope they're friendly! A mysterious alien spaceship has landed in Snow Village! As camera crews document this astonishing phenomenon, local authorities continue to search for an explanation."

6 - Classic Cars! Lot of 4 Classic Cars from the Classic Cars Series! A 1958 John Deere 730 Diesel Tractor #56.55284, a 1954 Willy's CJ3 Jeep #56.52287, a 1957 Ambulance, and a 1959 Chevy Impala Convertible

7 - National Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation" Lot of 2 from Dept. 56's "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" Series! "Cousin Eddie In The Morning" #4030701, (more popularly known as "Sh*!!er's Full!), and "Fire It Up, Dad!" #4030742

8 - Coca Cola Lot of 3 Coca-Cola items! "Ice Cold Coca-Cola" #56.56873 from the North Pole Series, "A Coke For You and Me" #56.59430 from the Christmas In The City series, and a Brite Lites "Drink Coca Cola" light

9 - New England Village Series 3 from the New England Village Series! "Feeding The Birds" #56.57114 (still in original plastic), "lumberjack" #56.56682, and "Pitching Horseshoes" #56.57107

10 - Nice Lot of 3 Retired 3 from The Original Snow Village! "Men At Work", #54894, "Stuck In The Snow" #5471-2, and "Safety Patrol" #5449-6

11 - Christmas in The Holy Land Town Well and Palm Trees (set of 3) #56.59793. Wells were common in the Holy Land. Commonly located near town gates, they were an important source for fresh water and a popular meeting grounds for the townspeople.

12 - North Pole Series Lot of 5 from the North Pole Series! "Candy Cane Shack" #56.56859 (still in taped pkg), "Dash Away Delivery" Hot Air Balloon #56438, "Christmas Fun Run" #56434, "Two For The Show" # 56.56814, and "Marshmallows Around The Campfire" #56.569712

13 - New England Village Series Lot of 3 from the New England Village Series! "Feeding TheBirds" #56.57114 (still in plastic), "Lumberjack" #56.56682, and "Fly Casting In The Brook" #56633

14 - Fun Accessories Village Accessories! Signs to personalizeyourself #56.52811 and 2 sets of Stadium Lights #56.52845

15 - Animated Biplane Village animated "Biplane Up In The Sky" #52731! "Take a night flight by the light of the Moon with the Diplane Up In The Sky! Just turn on the propellor and watch as the plane rotates!" Can be used with the enclosed stand or mounted elsewhere in/over your village!

16 - Ice Fishing "The Ice Man Waiteth" #56.53181 and a pack of "real" acrylic ice blocks #56.44476

17 - Dickens Village Series 5 from the Dickens' Village Series! "A Fine Shoe Shine" #56.58436, "The Best In Hats and Walking Sticks" #56.58435, "Fine Asian Antiques" #56.58462, "On Time Delivery" #56.58598, and an unboxed horse and buggy (missing the carriage shafts)

18 - Christmas In The City Lot of 4 from the Christmas In The City series! "To Protect and To Serve" #58902, "Dockside Stevedore" #56.59462, "Unloading Ice Blocks At The Dock" #56.59453, and "Traffic Policeman" #56.59421

19 - Brand New "Let's Swing" #56.53154 (never opened!) and 3 sets of Acorn Lamp Posts (4 each) #56.52875

20 - Christmas In The City Lot of 5, 4 from the Christmas In The City series! "Dockside Stevedore" #56.59462, "To Protect and To Serve" #58902, "Unloading Ice Blocks At The Dock" #56.59453, "Traffic Policeman" #56.59421, and a set of Railroad Lampposts #52760

21 - Heritage Village Collection Lot of 3 from the Heritage Village Collection! "Knife Grinder" #5649-9, "Salvation Army Band", #5985-4 (missing 1 of 6), and a Village Wrought Iron Gate and Fence #5514-0

22 - Looney Tunes The "Looney Tunes Animation Film Festival"! #56.54983 This zany cast of Looney Tunes characters including Tweety & Sylvester, the Tasmanian Devil, and Bugs Bunny offers comic relief from your day

23 - Christmas In The City Lot of 5, 4 from the Christmas In The City series! "To Protect and To Serve" #58902, "Unloading Ice Blocks At The Dock" #56.59453, "Traffic Policeman" #56.59421, and a set of Holiday Street Lights #56.59427, along with "Kisses~ 25 Cents" #56.55215 from the Celebrate Love series

24 - Animated! Battery operated/adapter enabled "Go Fly A Kite" #56.53407

25 - Horses Village accessories "Thoroughbreds" (Set of 5) #52747 and a set of Village Corral fence #56.52746

26 - Nature is Best A set of Woodland Wildlife Animals - Large (6 of 6) #56.52813 and a "Wooden Pier" #52766

27 - Football! Lot of 3: "Before The Big Game" #56.55019, "Sunday Football With Dad" #56.55143, and a set of STadium Lights #56.52845

28 - Seasons Change Lot of 2: 4 Seasonal Lampposts #56.53048 and "Year-Round Lighted Lawn Ornaments" #56.53125

29 - Hedges 2 sets of Lighted Holidaqy Hedges #56.53615. Very nice!

30 - Fun Stuff Lot of 3: "First Round Of The Year" #54936, "Grand Old Opry Carolers" #54867, and "Marshmallow Roast" #56.54780. All in AMAZING condition!

31 - Bumper Cars! Village Animated "Bumper Fun Ride! #56.52500. New in plastic, never out of package!

32 - Brite Lites! Lot of 6: 4 Brite Lites "neons" : Merry Christmas #5223-0, Reindeer #5224-8, Snowman #5237-0, Christmas Tree #5238-8, and 2 sets of 2 Stadium Lights #56.52845

33 - Bigger Accessories Lot of 2: "Work A Little, Play A Little" # 56.55208 and "Christmas Is Coming" #56.55233. Excellent!

34 - Christmas Stars Lot of 3: 3 sets of "Christmas StarStreet Lights" (2 in each) #56.53190 Beautiful!

35 - Rare, Retired and Animated! "Clearing The Driveway Again!" #56.53184 The little man moves up and down the driveway as he works the snow blower!

36 - New In Plastic! "Look It'sThe Goodyear Blimp!" #56.52501. New in Plastic, You've seen this graceful giant on TV, hovering over the action at major sporting events. Now you can personalize this amazing airship with your own message and watch as it slowly makesits way across Snow Village skies!

37 - Signs, Signs... Lot of 2: "Roadside Billboards" #56.55109 (set of 3) and "Telephone Line Repairman" #56.55403 (somebody has to climb up there!)

38 - Make It Work 2 Brite Lite adapters #56.52256 and a "Department 56" Brite Lites "neon" #9846-9

39 - Brite Lites Lot of 4 Brite Lites "neons": Candles #52674, Angel #52671, Santa In Chimney #52673 and Candy Canes #52670

40 - Choo Choo! "Queensbridge Railroad Yard" accessory set of 3 #56.58466 and Village Country Road lampposts #52628. Chugga chugga!

41 - Ice Man "The Ice Man Waiteth" #56.53181 (This guy is cool! And he'sgoing to freeze "waiteth-ing" for a bite!)

42 - Fore! Battery operated/adapter enabled "Perfect Putt" #56.52508. watch these little guys putt better than I do!

43 - Cheesehead Village Main Street Lights #80020, "A Head Of Cheese" #56.56305 from the Alpine Series, and 2 out-of-box matching hand painted metal street lights

44 - Battery Operated 2 Sets of battery operated Lampposts With Garland (2 in each) #5993-5

45 - Heritage Village Collection Series Lot of 4 from the Heritage Village Collection Series! "Lumberjacks" #56590 (missing 1 of 2), "Big Smile For The Camera" #58900, "Town Clock" #52591, and "Victorian Wrought Iron Fence and Gate" #5252-3

46 - Vintage Style Lot of 2 sets of "Vintage Christmas Lights Street Lights" #56.53191. Very neat!

47 - Make It Yours Lot of 3 from The Original Snow Village: "Roadside Billboards" #56.55109, "Personalized Vaillage Accessories" #56.52811 (with LOTS of extra lettering!), and "Send In The Clown" #56.55021 (also personalize-able!)

48 - Snow Lights Village "Twinkling Blanket Of SNow" #56.53153. Allows 8 choices of lighting!

49 - Treasure Box! Large shoebox now filled with all sorts of trinkets... Extra flags, cords, maybe an adapter? Broken figurines and bits and pieces from all of this collection... You never know what you're going to find in the leftover "Treasure Box"!

50 - PaddyWhat? Lot of 3 Irish Items: "Lucky's Irish Souvenirs" #56.55157 (missing the leprechaun), Village Accessories "ST. Patrick's Day Decorating Set" #53022, and an unboxed "Family Clan" accessory! Erin go braugh!

51 - Kids... Lot of 3 from The Original Snow Village series: "Christmas Is Coming" #56.55233, "Who's Walking Who?" #56.55260, and "Carry Out Boy" #56.55178. Kids and Christmas makes for an exciting time!

52 - Different Lot of 2 from The Original Snow Village series: "Flash Photo Hut" #56.55403 and "Decorating Elsie Fopr Christmas" #56.55412. Unique!

53 - Different Weather Lot of 4: "Car Wash Fundraiser" #56.55177 (missing kid with sign), "Listening To A Summer Concert" #56.55277, "Congratulatioms Recruit:!" #56.55153, and "Brand New Recruiy" #56.55152

54 - On Your Butt Lot of 5: "Sitting In The Village" #56.55197, (5 of 6, no packages), "Listening To A Summer Concert" #56.55277, "Candy Cane Bench" #56.52669, and 2 sets of "Village RailRoad Crossing" lights #5501-8

55 - Variety Lot of 3: "The Catch Of The Day" #54956, "A Pool Tournament At Sharky's" #56.55424, and a set of personalize-able signs with no stickers

56 - Dick Clark's American Bandstand "Dick Clark's American Bandstand " #56.55353. Amazing collector's item!

57 - For Dick's Bandstand This lot seems to fit: Lot of 3, "We'll Win For Sure" #56.55251, "Elvis Presley's Autograph" #56.55106 (2 of 3,) and a "Shelly's Diner" sign #56.55008 (no adapter). Set the scene!

58 - A littleof this... Lot of 3: "Work A Little, Play A Little" #56.55208, "Car Wash Fundraiser" #56.55177, and "Listening To A Summer Concert" #56.55227

59 - Fun!!! Lot of 2: Animated "Merrily We Go" #56.55183, and "Send In The Clown" #56.55021 (personalize-able!)

60 - Aliens "2001 Space Oddity" (set of 10, missing 1 alien) #56.55118 from The Original Snow Village! "Let's hope they're friendly! A mysterious alien spaceship has landed in Snow Village! As camera crews document this astonishing phenomenon, local authorities continue to search for an explanation."

61 - KBRR TV "KBRR TV" # 56.55337, Take a peek inside! The window display shows the weatherman hard at work, trying to outsmart Mother Nature!

62 - Collection Lot of 4: "Work A Little, Play A Little" #56.55208, "Townspeople" #56.55252, "Who's Walking Who" #56.55260, and a "Dedlock Arms" 1994 Collector's Edition Ornament from the Charles Dickens Heritage Collection

63 - Christmas In The City Lot of 4 from the "Christmas In The City " series: "Midtown Newsstand" #56.58974, "To Protect And To Serve" #58902, and 2 "City Bare Lit Branch Tree" #56.52973

64 - Brite Lites Lot of 6 Lights: 2 pairs of "Village Spotlights" #52611, 2 "Candles By The Doorstep" #5206-0, a "Reindeer" #5224-8 and a "Department 56" #9846-9

65 - New In Plastic! "Look It'sThe Goodyear Blimp!" #56.52501. New in Plastic, You've seen this graceful giant on TV, hovering over the action at major sporting events. Now you can personalize this amazing airship with your own message and watch as it slowly makesits way across Snow Village skies!

66 - 4 Cute Lot of 4 from The Original Snow Village: "Christmas Trimming" #56.55110, "Couldn't Wait 'Til Christmas" 56.54972, "Carry Out Boy" 56.55178, and "Door To Door Sales" #56.55139

67 - 3 Original Snopw Village Lot of 3 from The Original Snopw Village series: "Carry Out Boy" # 56.55178, "Sunday Football With Dad" #56.55143, and "Village Utilities" #56.55175

68 - Summer Days Lot of 3 Summer-themed accessories: "Listening To A Summer Concert" #56.55227, "Here Comes THe Birdie" #56.55230, and "Car Wash Fundraiser" # 56.55177

69 - Christmas Lot of 4: " "Christmas Trimming" #56.55110, "Couldn't Wait 'Til Christmas" 56.54972, "Pedal Cars For Christmas" #56.55108, and "Village Utilities" #56.55175 (no hydrants)

70 - Frosty Gumdrops Lot of 2: "Gumdrop Street Lamps" #56.52966 and "Village Gumdrop Road" #56.52978 (missing 2 of 4)

71 - Diner "Shelly's Diner" #56.55008 This restaurant cooks up charm and nostalgia in short order with a 3 dimensional scene visible through the front window. This joint serves up the typical blue-plate special found in small time diners throughout America, where locals tend to socialize.

72 - Wildlife Pieces Loose lot of 14 outdoor/wildlife pieces. Unmatched but they look really good together! Also included are ceramic road/paving pieces. Think outside the box ;)

73 - Season's Bay Lot of 3 from the Season's Bay collection. A set of 4 Park Street Lights #53343 (sealed in plastic), a "Season's Bay" sign #53343 (sealed in plastic), and a "Harvest Decorations" set of 12 #56.53431

74 - Armed Forces Lot of 3 armed forces pieces, 2 Army and 1 Marines. "I'm Home" #56.55209, "Brand New Recruit" #56.55152, and "Congratulations... Recruit!" $56.55153. Show your Stars and Stripes in your Snow Village!

75 - Brite Lites "Neons" Lot of 6 Brite Lites "Neon" signs. "Angel" #52671, "Flag" # 5244-2, "Reindeer" #5224-8, "Santa" #5239-6, "Candy Canes" #52670, and "Snowman" #5237-0. "Lite" up ypour town!

76 - Outer Space "2001 Space Oddity" #56.55118 (7 out of 11 pieces, missing a few figurings), "Village Utilities" #56.55175, and "Telephone Repairman" #56.55413 (somebody has to get the phones working again!)

77 - Set The Perimeter Lot of 5 sets of "Village Chain Link Fence and Gates" #5234-5. All complete except for one missing gate, which has been replaced by an matching extra fence section.

78 - Decorate Pretty! Lot of 3: "Frosted Fountain" #56.52831, "Snowflake Light Poles" #56.53049, and "Ornate Street Lamps" #56.53507. Delicately gorgeous!

79 - Heritage Village Lot of 4 from the Heritage Village Collection series. "Salvation Army Band" #5985-4,"Victorian Wrought Iron Fence and Gate" #5252-3, and 2 "North Pole Candy Cane Lampposts" #52621

80 - New Years! Celebrate the Chinese New Year with this lot of 2: "Happy New Year" #5.55124 and "The Dragon Parade" #56.55032

81 - Riverboat Gambling "High Rollers Riverboat Casino" #56.55330 "You can bet on it! Odds are, rolling on the river aboard this casino is an entertainment experience that is sure to float your boat!

82 - Christmas In The City Lot of 5 from the Christmas In The City series: "To protect and To Serve" #58902, "Traffic Policeman" #56.59421, "Unloaing Ice Blocks At The Dock" #56.59453, "A Night O The Town" #56.59452, and "A GAme Of Stickball" #56.59475

83 - The Original Lot of 4 from The Original Snow Village series. "Men At Work" #54894, "Stuck In The Snow" #5471-2, "Windmill" #5456-9, and "Holiday Hoops" #54893

84 - Needs Electric Lot of 2 "Building and Accessories Lighting System" sets/ 1 complete, 1 f or extra cords

85 - Adapt! Lot of 2 Brite Lites adapters, 56.52256. Brand new in box!

86 - Scenic Lot of 4: "Village Utilities" #56.55175, "Main Street Villagers" #56.55134, "Whos's Walking Who" #56.55260, and "Townspeople" #56.55252

87 - Go Battery-Free! Lot of 2: a Department 56 adaptor #56.55026 and a "Display Anywhere Lighting Additional Remote Control Receiver" (set of 2, unopened) #56.53504

88 - In The Park "Christmas Roosevelt Parl Bandshell" #56.55338, no box cover but brand new and complete with band! Blue and white, it's absolutely stunning!

89 - Lucky Lot of 3: "Lucky's Irish Souvenirs" #56.55157, "On The Beat" #56.55119, and "Village Fire Truck" #54952. No leprechaun in the souvenir stand.

90 - New Year Fun Lot of 3: "The Dragon Parade" #56.55032, "Happy New Year" #56.55124, and "Lucky's Irish Souvenirs" #56.55157 (no leprechaun, he apparently celebrated too hard)

91 - Easter! Lot of 6 Easter items! a set of "Spring Oaks" #56.53084, a pink "Spring Garden" fence #23807, 2 sets of 2 "Flowering Vines" #53344, a Village Accessory "Eater Decorating Set" , and an unboxed extra Easter Egg tree. Very pretty!

92 - Winter Wonderland Lot of 7 from The Original Snow Village! "Lighted Snow Capped revolving Tree" #52603, a "Flexible Sisal Hedge" set, #56.52662, 2 sets of "Walkway Lights" #52681, and 3 sets of "Split Rail Fence" #52597

93 - McDonalds! A brand-new "McDonalds" building #54914 and a figurine set "Kids, Candy Canes... And ronald McDonald" #54926. Adorable and nostalgic!

94 - Vehicles! Loose lot of 5 vehicles: A police car, a Jeep, a Check City Cab, a Village Milk Truck, and a "Gimme a... Pisa Pizza" delivery vehicle. All in excellent condition!

95 - In The Country Loose lot of 11 pieces: a Horse figurine, a Log truck, a Winter Bench, 1 set of "Country Road Lampposts" #52628, 4 sections of Split-Rail fence #52597, and 2 sets of "Country Road Lampposts" #52663

96 - More Vehicles! Loose lot of 5 vehicles: a Dairy Truck, a Garbage Truck, a Snow Plow, a AAA Truck, and a Buck's Country Horse Trailer. Great condition, onre chip in a truvk back (see pictures)

97 - Aaaaaand... One More Vehicles Lot of 5 vehicles: "Buck's Country Horse Trailer" 356.55286 (still in box), a Village News Truck, a Hershey's Syrup Truck, a Blu Line Bus, and a Tailgater's Sedan

98 - Heritage Village Collection Lot of 6: "Farm Animals" #56588, "Lumberjacks" #56590, "North Pole Candy Cane Lamp Posts" #52621, 2 unmatched Village "Lights Out" remotes and receiver #52132, and a Village Multiple Outlet Strip.

99 - Summer Fun Lot of 4: "Family day At The carnival" #56.53805, "Soccer Moms Rule" #56.5516, "Car Wash Fundraiser" #56.55177, and "Kisses.... 25 Cents" #56.55215 (from the Celebrate Love collection)

100 - 'Tis The Season Lot of 5: "Christmas Lights Tour" #56.55267, "More Decorations?" #56.55231, "Telephone Line Repairman" #56.55413, Village "Lights Out" remote and receiver #5213-2, and a Brite Lites 20-bulb string of lights #5245-0

101 - Decorate In Ice Lot of 4: lighted "Snow Capped Revolving Tree" #52603, "Frosty Light Sprays" #52682, "Double Street Lamps" #56.59960, and "Country Road Lamp Posts" #52663

102 - Brite Lights "Neons" Lot of 5: Brite Lites "Reindeer" #5224-8, "Candlesticks" #52674, "Archway" #52675, "Angel" #52671, and a set of "Fence Sections" #5236-1

103 - Busy Day Lot of 6: "Village Fire Truck" #56.54952, "Telephone Line Repairman" #56.55413, "Construction Lights" #52680,"Christmas On The Go" #56.55035, "Christmas Lights Tour" #56.55267, and "Traffic Lights" #55000

104 - Heritage Village Collection Lot of 3: "Untangle The Christmas Lights" #56374, "Victorian Wrought Iron fence and Gate" #5252-3, and "North Pole Candy Cane Lamp Posts" #52621

105 - Outdoor Wonderland Lot of 4: 2 rolls of "Twig Snow fence" #5259-8, a "Wooden Pier" #52766, and a set of "Woodland Wildlife Animals - large" #56.52813 (5 of 6, missing the moose)

106 - Brite Lites "Neons" Lot of 6 Brite Lite "Neon" style lights: "American Flag" #5244-2, "I


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