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Auctioneer Belcher Auction Company 269-781-7100
Auction Date Sep 20 Auction
The Dearth Center, Branch County Fairgrounds
262 S. Sprague St.
Coldwater, MI
Time 10:00AM
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Selling the antique & contemporary collection from the estate of Jim Leonard of Marshall, MI. Mr. Leonard was an avid collector for many years. For convenience the first two auctions will be held at the Dearth  Center, Branch County Fairgrounds, 262 South Sprague St. Coldwater, MI. From I-69 take exit 13 then west approximately 1 mile to Sprague Street then left to East Garfield Ave. then right to auction location. NOTE: Auction signs are not permitted on street corners of Coldwater so check your maps or use GPS.



                                                       FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 10: A.M.


Oak curved glass secretary/bookcase with gallery back, beveled mirror; Italianate carved oak console, 34” x 53” ; Walnut armoire;  Mahogany double door, 2 drawer cabinet; 18” x 22” round glass top divided display table, 4 section; 1850’s barrel top secretary/bookcase; Oak 3 door bookcase; Mission oak Morris chair; Rolex 3 tier wire w/cast base on casters store display; French design pine side chairs, cane seat and back; Oak 50” x 50” pew style bench; Scroll Manf. Vintage cast iron smoking stand; Simmons & Co. full size brass bed frame; 5’ Pine round table with center lazy Susan; pair of walnut bedside tables; Antique iron baby bed; Burgundy leather wing back living room chair; Black leather upholstered armchair; Red leather chair and footstool; Windsor style brace back chair;  Miniature schoolhouse clock; Folding Nebraska Seed Company 29” x 46” wall display rack;  Contemporary cast metal outdoor bar, 41” x 65” x 41”; brass floor lamps; onyx and brass floor lamp; Ship’s clock on mahogany pedestal; Brass butler’s stand; wood butler’s stand BLACK AMERICANA; 6 Currier and Ives Lithographs; 2 1933, 2 1955 calendars, complete, 1 Gold Dust Cleaning Powder; Wood and metal lawn sprinkler TOYS AND GAMES: Lionel pre-war train set, engine #1684; Pre-war rolling stock; an array of Lionel “O” gauge rolling stock and accessories; ZW transformer; Several erector sets; Keystone Ride-Em steam shovel; 36” Mobile man in hot air balloon; Mobile man in tin bi-plane, 30” high; Wanner’s Flying models by Geo. D. Wanner & Co. in OB; Wood, iron and brass cannon; 2 Daisy model 33 bb guns; Collection of 22 wood jointed figures incl. Popeye by K.F.S., Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray and others; Collection of lead/metal soldiers Cast-Rite metal casting set in OB; Composite USAF single engine plane w/6’ wing span; Composite single engine bi-plane with 3 1/2’ wing span; Lincoln logs; Franklin Mint cars; Selection of Big Little books and Better Little books; Wicker doll cab; Child’s metal rocker w/arms; Wedgewood Peter Rabbit doll tea set plus sugar & creamers, banks; Snow White & 7 Dwarfs tin tray and water glasses; Sunbonnet Twins doll dishes, collector plates, Moreno;  Magic items by Abbott’s in Colon, MI include Hippity-Hop rabbits; Atta Boy, Cuban Release and others; Large collection of David Winter Cottages and Dicken’s Village Collectables, many w/boxes MOVIE POSTERS AND PROPS;  Posters include Mantan Messer Up w/Mantan Moreland, The Lone Ranger- Warner Bros., Looney Tunes, Buck Rogers Comics, West Side Story, etc.; Framed Southeast Asian Embroidered fan, lace fan, black feather fan, other fans; Framed crocheted doilies; Counter top coffee mill; Countertop scales with brass weights F.J. Thornton; Griffiths milk glass spice jar sets; Halls tea pots; 14” brass kettle; Collection of Lord Nelson and Ridgeware pottery mugs; Champion cast iron implement seat, 4 drawer oak file cabinet; RUGS; 9’x6’ modern Oriental style; 30” x 9’ modern runner; 6’ x 9 1/2’ modern Topaz; 31” by 8’ Pakistan runner; selection of rag rugs DISHES AND SMALLS: 249 piece Currier & Ives by Oryal dishes; Selection of Findley Onyx pieces; 72 pc. Set of Castleton Caprice dinnerware; Pr. Of Delft chargers; Delft Windmill charger; Large selection of art glass, pressed glass, crystal; 170 pc.  c.1930 Stella Ford Schlotman china and glassware Yacht “Stellaris”; Fiesta ware; Set of 12 porcelain syrup dispensers; Large collection of ladies hats’ Brass and onyx table lamp w/pirate; Brass and onyx bookends with pirates; 25” x 18” copper pig weathervane;  Cast iron Elclipse St. Louis bolt caddy, cast iron Favorite muffin tray, 2 matching 41” metal black pillars; 1958 Edsel grill; 36” round railroad crossing sign; M C Railroad, Lansing time sign, 3 MCRR cast posts; Standesant porcelain sign; 2 framed Hy Dogel hand painted character sketches from London Chop house, c. 1940’s-50’s; 1923 Litho NYC Lines “As the Centuries Pass in the Night” by Wm. Foster; “In the Hudson River Valley” by Walter Green; 2 framed Icart prints


NOTE:  This is an extraordinary auction that you won’t want to miss.  A third auction will be conducted on September 27that the residence in Marshall, listing forthcoming. 


TERMS OF SALE:  10% Buyer’s Premium.  All items paid in full day of sale by cash/check/Visa/M.C./Discover. A 4% handling fee on credit card purchases. Michigan Sales tax of 6% will be charged unless we have a copy of your sales tax license.



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