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Elgin Estate Auction

Sat Nov 06 - 11:00AM

664 McClure Ave., Elgin, IL Click to Map

Prigge Auctions

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Auctioneer ID#: 2357

Phone: 847-888-3870

License: 440000361

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See why the TV Show 'American Pickers' wanted to get into this house for one of their episodes.

A magnificent collection of vintage throughout this home.

Stunning Photos Now Posted With Many More Coming
That Will Surprise Even The Experienced Collector

Discoveries include a very large collection of Sterling and 10K & 14K gold vintage costume jewelry; Elgin watches; nearly 500 individual HO trains in original boxes - many unopened; train houses, track, etc.; Sterling loose flatware including a Nazi spoon; art glass; 1900s Edison cylinder player with many tubes, extensive collection of Elgin memorabilia including books, calendars, advertising premiums, postcards, etc.

Many selections of Fiestaware; marbles including clay, glass and shooters; large collection of reel to reel tapes of classical music; tintypes; early 1900s photos; letters and envelopes postmarked in 1899; vintage children's games and toys; ladies hats.

Many lots of ephemera including 1930s adults only comics of mafia and infamous criminals and cartoon figures, self-made scrapbooks on automobiles from the 1940s-50s; classic soft goods and linens; local wool baseball uniform (possibly South Elgin); collection of unframed Chicago Film festival posters;
vintage chauffeur's badges; Army Sergeant's uniform; electronics including reel to reel tape players; Realistic CB radio in box; PLUS countless boxes of history.

VIEWING: Begins at 9:30 a.m. auction day.

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 60 minutes after the auction or between 9-NOON on the following Sunday if notification is given on auction day. 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.

AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Set your sights for this auction! Our client's aunt and uncle moved into this home in 1953 and had keen eyes for what they loved. Their passions ran strong and were so well cared for.

The estate of Dale Sherwood


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John Prigge
IL Lic. 440000361

John Hilliard
IL Lic. 44000071

Mari Kaye Rath
IL Lic. 440000219

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