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Large South Elgin Auction

Sat Feb 04 - 10:00AM

1081 Woodcliff Dr., South Elgin, IL Click to Map

Prigge Auctions

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Auctioneer ID#: 2357

Phone: 847-888-3870

License: 440000361

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  • Glass gas pump signs

    Glass gas pump signs

  • Stamped Elgin Watch Co. tools

    Stamped Elgin Watch Co. tools

  • Closeup of Elgin watchmaker tools

    Closeup of Elgin watchmaker tools

  • Bayonet


After decades in her large unincorporated South Elgin home our client has moved to a warmer climate and has assigned us to sell the contents of her home including her late husband's large metal and woodworking shop.

More than 150 photos now posted here!
The auction will be held inside this large home which includes a basement and the equivalent of a 6-car garage. 

Vintage glass gas pump grade signs; large collection of McDonald's collectibles including past convention premiums, new in package toys, etc.; author-signed 1st edition book Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster; 150 year-old milled boards and logs of Black Walnut wood; Elgin National Watch Co. stamped watch maker's tweezers; framed Panamanian Mola; large assortment of dolls including Barbie and Kewpie; unassembled Colt replica revolver; assorted comic books including 1977 Star Wars #1 large comic; McCoy W.C. Fields cookie jar; American Flyer train set in box; Breyer horses; large assortment of dolls and doll clothes including Barbies; unopened radiation detector set; Dietz and Feuerhand kerosene barn lamps; Star Wars collectibles; Hot Wheels, Tonka and Matchbox cars; bayonet; Pez dispensers including Star Wars; vintage Lego pieces; black mink jacket; 1972 Borden's milk crate; 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair bracelet; 35mm Canon AE-1 camera and lenses; etc.

SHOP ITEMS AND TOOLS: Several Black Walnut milled boards and logs - some nearly 150 years old from the family farm in downstate Illinois; Hitachi 20 MHz oscilloscope;
Sanborn 5 h.p. 220 portable air compressor; hand tools including wrenches, sockets and drill bits;
dual grinder; band saw; 1000 lb. rated trailer winch; hanging chain hoist; many assorted technical tools including gauges, protractors, Mitutoyo & Starrett compasses, calipers and micrometers; radial arm saws; parts cabinets; Buffalo #16 5-speed dual drill press; Waterloo machinist's tool case with drill bits and guides, etc.; 2017 Honda Odyssey removable 3-set seats; tool cases and boxes; plus much more.


FURNITURE: Single pedestal cylinder-top desk; round oak dining table with six chairs; Hunter green leather sofa; glass front side by side cabinet; plaid sleeper sofa; two faux leather La-Z-Boy recliners; Pennsylvania House cherry dresser, mirror, king headboard and two nite stands; antique 3-drawer chest; plus assorted household furniture.



VIEWING: Begins at 9:00 AM auction day.

Our client's husband was a high school industrial arts teacher who had an extensive collection of related equipment and tools. For safety, please park on only one side of the street in this neighborhood. If inclement weather is present we will conduct the auction in our client's large home. Because of that, no one under the age of 16 will be allowed in the home. 

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.

Helen McClure- owner


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