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Auctioneer Bickers Auction Service 812-265-5271
Auction Date Jun 30 Auction
160N 600W
Madison, IN
Time 10:00AM
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Bickers Auction Service has been commissioned to sell the estate of Mr. John Cable. Mr. Cable owned a watch and clock repair business in Madison, IN for many years, and this sale includes a large collection of his tools, clocks, parts, and many other items he collected throughout his lifetime. This will be an outstanding sale that you do not want to miss! There is no way we could list everything that will be sold in this sale!

Directions: From Madison take SR 256W to 600W near the Kent Water Tower and turn right. From Scott County take SR 256E to 600W and turn left. From Jennings County take SR 3S and turn left on SR 256, follow that to 600W and turn left. Follow the signs!

The sale will begin at 10:00 with viewing starting at 8:00. This is a big sale requiring us to start on time. Arrive early to get your bid number!

Food will be available.

This sale will include numerous wall, mantel and desk clocks from such manufacturers as Loricron, Seth Thomas, New Haven, Ingraham, Telechron, Verichron and others. Included in this sale is an 187? E Duffner & Son Wall Clock, a Tweety and Sylvester Clock, a Kit-Kat Clock and an old Regulator "A" clock missing its face. We have IU Clocks, Old Alarm Clocks, Record Clocks, Anniversary Clocks, and a Bulova Hanging Clock and many more. There is also a large assortment of watches that will be sold. We will selling a huge assortment of watch and clock repair parts including spring bars, claw springs, long posts, o-ring gaskets, watch faces, watch backs, watch bands, crystals, gold-filled crowns, stems, Clock Keys, hands, quartz movement, crowns, clock faces, clock weights, replacement screws and much more. There are also numerous tools used in the watch and clock repair business including a Bulova Clipper #101, a Bulova Crystal Removing Pump, an Accutron Test Set, a Stylus Weight Gauge, a Horotec R-Set, a K&D Staking Tool Punches and Stumps, South Bend Demagnetizer, a Little Giant Screw Plate Tap & Die Set, Jeweler's Glasses (2), an RF Converter, spring winders, a Levin Clamp, a G-S Polishing Stick, clamps, presses, and a large assortment of hand tools. We will also be selling a large assortment of old wooden and metal parts cabinets used to store the repair parts.  Madison Items - Large Shoe Crate shipped to Metzger's and Sons (Great Advertising Piece), C. B. Melish Pearl Button Factory Advertising Sign 1912, Miniature Lane Cedar Chest from Lodge Brothers, Maps of Old Madison, Re-Elect Jug Raiser Advertising Sign, Madison Bank Bags, Pictures of Madison Scenes, More.  Furniture - Wooden Desk Chairs (2), Work Table and Stool, Small Freezer, Small Refrigerator, Primitive Bench (Nice), Microwave, Vintage Organ Stool, Bookcases, Coat Rack, DVD Racks, Vintage Plant Stand, Vintage Store Counter, Step Stool, Child's Bench, Vintage Child's Rocker, Seat, Vintage Table, More.  Glassware - Depression, Milk Glass, Ceramic, Pyrex, More. Antiques and Primitives - Singer Sewing Machine, Western Union Telegram Record Books, Draw Knife, Calf Weaner, Remington Typewriter, Old Bottles, Vintage Food Chopper, Antique Boxes, Shoe Stretchers, Hat Stretcher, Vintage Toys, Wood Clamp, Primitive Wooden Sign, Rotary Phones, More.  Misc. - R. C. Allen 75 Adding Machine, Sheaffer's Mechanical Pencil Display, Speedball Display Case, Prayer Box, 1881 Bible, Reed and Barton Bowl, NCR Cash Register, Timers, Keuffel & Esser Slide Rule, Cast Iron Bank, Trappist Cheese Box, Key Rings, Black Lights, Ring Gauges, Boxes of Upholstery Nails, Leitz 2-Hole Press, Insulators, Hanson Scale, Kroy 24" Lettering System, Two-Sided Wooden Sign, C. I. Gulf Door Stop, Timers, Model Cars, Store Jars, Press, Blue Dishes, Rubber Stamps, Letter Stamps, Paperweight (Signed), Canadian Mason Jar, Old Baskets, Metal Signs, Barometers (Several), Flag on Pole, Oil Lamp, Cheese Box, Cigar Boxes, Archie Comics, Heater, Printing Kit, Brass Fittings, Fan, Old Pictures, DVDs, VHS Tapes, Many Boxes of Books, and Much, Much More! 

Executor: Christian Cable

It is impossible to list everything that will be sold!

Everything is sold as-is, where-is. We are not responsible for accidents. Announcements made day of sale take precedence over printed materials.

We are always interested in selling your estate or quality consignments. Please talk to one of our staff or contact Dennis at 812-265-5271 or at for more information about selling at one of our auctions!

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