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Auctioneer Prigge Auctions 847-888-3870
Auction Date Oct 05 Auction
287 S. Melrose Ave.
Elgin, IL
Time 10:30AM
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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 2357
Selling The 64-Year Contents Of a West Side Elgin Home.

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Many re-purposed antique clocks including art deco electric clock and 1970s grandfather clock; Sterling flatware; costume jewelry; vintage double-globed lamps, pocket and wristwatches including Elgin, South Bend and Hamilton, wooden Dad's Root Beer box; Atwater Kent radio top; vintage Western Electric desk phone; two 1957 silver certificate dollar bills; foreign coins; large electric tube display; large record album collection including Maya Angelou calypso; older W. German wooden toys, belt buckle collection; electric equipment including wire.

CD's and DVD's; Elgin and Dundee memorabilia and ephemera including yearbooks and photos; lawn and garden tools and supplies; Akai reel to reel tape player and reeled tapes; marble collection; leather periscope; Capo Di Monte selections; musical snow globes; Apollo 11 moon slides; working hydraulic Buddy L toy truck; older outdoor speakers; 1950s tabletop weather station; Akai reel to reel tape recorder and recorded tapes; assorted glassware and pottery including Pigeon Forge.  

FURNITURE & TOOLS: Matching pair book cases; portable air compressor; assorted hand and power tools; older cast iron doorstops; solid pine full bedroom set; rocking chair; cedar chest; pair of matching bookcases; converted pie safe;
copper-lined smoking stand; lawn and garden tools and supplies; outdoor decorative windmills; PLUS MUCH MISCELLANEOUS!

This house and four sheds are full! Our client has moved to a retirement center and had a profound love for record albums from zither music and Hawaiian music to classical and pipe organ selections. He was also known as a great gardener who grew and sold his backyard flowers and greenery regularly. Mr. Ottinger was known as a neighborhood fix-it man. 
Begins at 9:30 a.m. auction day. NOTE OUR NEW START TIME OF 10:30 A.M.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Valid U.S. issued, positive photo ID required at check-in. Cash, approved check, Visa/MC, Discover. 13% buyers premium with a 3% discount for cash or check payments. We do not accept checks from US Bank. Items purchased must be paid for on auction day. Removals must be completed no later than 90 minutes after the auction or between 9-NOON on the following Sunday. We will not be responsible for items not picked up within these parameters. We accept absentee bids only after the item(s) has been inspected on auction day. We do not offer Internet or phone bidding.

                                          James Ottinger-owner 


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