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Antique Auction at 33 Auction Gallery!

Sun Jan 07 - 12:00PM

204 N. North Plains Rd, The Plains, OH Click to Map

John Wheeler (Double Horseshoe)

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Auctioneer ID#: 6033

Phone: 7405911911

License: 2003000366

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  • 30+ Early Signs

    30+ Early Signs

  • Decorated Crocks

    Decorated Crocks

  • Cast Iron Collection

    Cast Iron Collection

  • Detailed pictures at bottom

    Detailed pictures at bottom

1/5/24 Detailed Pics of Guns ~~ 1/4/24 Detailed pics of Crocks and Signs ~~ 1/3/24 Listing added! ~~ 1/1/24 - 50 More pics including 10+ Crocks; 30+ Amazing signs! 12/30/23 100+ Pictures uploaded including Full turkey mount in glass box; Athens, Oh BO Railroad Cast Sign; Rick Wisecarver Elephant Painting; Real Tree Mini motorbike; Early Coke Fountain and Coolers; Crocks, Deer & Fish Mounts; and tons more. Full Listing and more pictures coming early next week

 Overview: 14 Long Guns, 5 Pistols, 25+ Cast iron, All Rifles & Pistols are in great to near mint condition kept in sleeves listed below; 25+ Griswold, Wagner & Erie Cast Iron Collection; Full size Turkey Mount in showcase; 5 Deer Mounts & Lg Fishmounts; Numerous Advertising Signs & Stoneware; Check Again next week for our ad in the Bulletin Board!

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Double Horseshoe Auctions Presents 

Antique Auction

5 Minutes away from Athens, OH in The Plains, OH

Sunday, January 7th, 2024 @ 12 PM 
(Coins @ 12 pm, Antiques & Signs @ 1pm, Guns & Furniture @ 2pm)

No Buyers Premium!!!!!!


30+ Signs; 10+ Crocks; 5+ Pistols; 15+ Rifles; 30+ Cast Iron; 

30+ Early Signs Incl Citgo Gas Station sign - works; Mobil; Pepsi; Pepsi Button; Drink Coke 5 cents; Coke Menu; Rc Thermometer; 7up; Standard Red Crown; Trico; Acme; Napoleon Cigar; Fry’s Chocolate; Oilmax; Skelly Oil; Wolfs head oil; Remington x2; Boston Mass Iron Works; Jewelry & Diamonds; Pull for Shower; Contains Lead x3; Fire Truck Street Sign; etc; 

Other Advertising: Unique Coca-Cola Cooler w/ 3 Taps - Works; Various early Coolers incl: Coca-Cola x2, Schlitz, JC Higgins; Gates Belts Display; Stroh’s Light; Ammo Calendars x2 Remington & Peters;

10+ Decorated Crocks: 3 Hamilton & Jones Whiskey Jugs; 3 Hamilton & Jones Decorated Crocks; 5+ Dec Crocks & Jugs; Var Other Crocks;

Mounts: Spectacular Full Turkey Mount In LG Glass Display; 3+ Buck Head Mounts; Fish mounts; Turkey Tail wall; Deer Hoof gun wall; 

Guns: 5+ Pistols incl: Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Stephen and Jennings; 13+ Long Guns incl: Westernfield; 12ga x3, 20ga, 410, 22lr x4, 50 cal; Full details below

Unique: Rick Wisecarver Elephant Painting; Realtree Mini Bike New; Jersey Coffee Box; Coke Boxes; Tobacco Tins; Oak Wall Telephone; Various Knives; License Plates; Arrowheads; 3 Early Wood Hoop Barrels; 3 Intricate Soapstone Carvings; Mini Washing Machine; Sewing Box Full; Glassware & Early Paper; Scooter; Lanterns; Wood & Chrome Sled; Early Blacksmith made Sled;

Furniture: Beautiful 8ft Umbrella & Coat Rack w/ Mirror; Ice Cream stools; Lg Chicken Crate; Kidney Desk w/ Chair;

Toys: Tickles “Spank and She Cries” Babydoll NIB; 25+ Matchbox size Toy cars; 5+ Model cars; 3 Matchbox carry cases; Capsule Vending Machine; Tin Horses;

Cast Iron: Athens County B&O Railroad Cast Plate; 3 Cast Stoves; 30+ Griswold, Wagner & Erie Cast Iron Skillets, Lidded, Griddle & Bread Pans; 3 Cast Press Fruit and Sausage; Victorian Dress Form w/ cast base;

Tools: 10+ Pulleys; “Porter” Early Winch; Froe; Draw Knives; Tobacco Cutters;

All Rifles & Pistols are in great to near mint condition kept in sleeves listed below;

Pistols: Ruger LC9 9mm w/ Case & 2 Mags; Smith & Wesson 7 Shot Revolver Derringer; J Stevens Arms 22 Single Shot; Jennings J-22 22 Cal Pistol w/ mag;

Long Guns: Western Field m895 22cal Lever action w/ scope tubeload - New; JC Higgins Mod 29 22cal Semi w/ unique wood side panels NIB; Springfield m84 22cal w/ Mag; JC Higgins Mod 583 20ga; Special 12ga; Sears & Roebuck Mod1 22cal Single; Eastern Arms 20ga Single; Volunteer Arms 12ga; Made in Brazil FIE import 410ga; Tur-Test 12ga; Stevens 940 12ga; BKT Conn. Valley Arms Mag Hunter 50cal Muzzleloader; 

More Coming every day! Visit ID# 6033 for Pictures!

Terms and conditions:
Cash, Credit Card or Check w/Positive I.D. 2 Types may be required.
3 Percent Fee for Credit Card
Items to be paid for before Removal unless otherwise approved.
 John Wheeler Auctioneer

Please check out our Photo Gallery for all items up for sale. And check back because we are constantly adding new pictures up till the day of the sale! Pic's will be up soon. Please Check pic's as soon as we can get them Posted.


Much More Coming in Daily! Check out our Website on ID # 6033 for Photos and Final Listing of the sale. Items come in daily until the day of the sale!

Pictures of these items and more on ID # 6033

Some Items do not show up in the listing or photos due to late arrival. There is always something new and exciting at Auction Day, so stop over early and browse!


Double Horseshoe Auctions
204 N. North Plains Rd
The Plains, Oh 45780

Coming From East State Street, Athens, OH 
Head north towards Columbus, OH on St Rt 33.
After approximately 5 miles merge Right, turning off at The Plains Exit. St Rt 682
Turn Right at the light, heading towards Chauncey.
Head down the hill, past Rutland Home Furnishings and you will see our Auction House Directly on The Left. Signs will be Posted

Coming from Belpre, Oh

Heading North on Main St.Turn Left onto OH-32 W/OH-7 S and continue for 15 miles

Stay right to continue on US-50w for 19 miles

Use right lane to take US-33 W and continue for 5 miles

Take The Plains, OH Exit, St RT 682

Turn Right, Heading towards Chauncey for 0.3 miles

Follow signs to 33 Auction House on the Left

Frequently Asked Questions

Got A Question? Call John Wheeler at 740-591-1911 from 9am to 9pm

When is your Auction? 
We generally have an Antique Auction the First Sunday of Every Month. We some times close due to weather. If you are unsure check the website close to sale date or call.

Im hungry!
We have a full kitchen, and offer Hot dogs, Pie, Cookies, Candy Bars, Crackers, Chips, Coffee, Water and Pepsi Products. We don't have a set menu yet but if you don't see something that you want, request it, and we might have it next Auction!

Can I consign my items to be sold?
Yes! Please Call John Wheeler at 740-591-1911 from 9am to 9pm any day of the week to Start Consigning today! 

What Kind of Items Can I consign?
Any type as long as its an antique or a quality item. Some items we cannot sell by law, please Check with John if you are unsure.

Can I set a Reserve on my item?
We discourage setting reserves on items to keep it fair for bidders, but Yes, if it is a high quality item or of special significance then you may choose to place a reserve on it. Fees may apply. Please call to get the fine details.

Whats the minimum bid? 
All items at our auction start at a minimum of 5 dollars to protect our consigners. Some items sell together at a minimum of 5 dollars, special cases can apply.

The Item I wanted didn't sell and the sales almost over! Can you put it up?
Yes. We usually allow any unsold item to be brought up at the end of the sale, within limits. We reserve the right to accept or deny the opening bid of the item, especially if the item is of high quality or if there are not many buyers left in the auction house.

I bought an item and I got it home and its broke/not working/not as advertized, can I return it?
Generally No but it depends, All Items at our Auction House are sold "As Is, Where Is", meaning the item will be sold as it is when you buy it. That Said We pride ourselves is pointing out any flaws, cracks, working/non working items that are to be sold. If there is something we miss call it to our attention and we may be able to give you a refund. Its all up to the Auctioneer on a per case basis, We reserve the right to refuse. 

I bid on something but you sold it before you saw me! Can you open the item back up? 
No. Its required by law that we cannot open the bid back up after stating "SOLD!". We will always give a decent time to bid, but we are only human, sometimes a bid will go unseen. But you can make sure we catch you by holding your card up in a clear manner. If we cant see you don't be afraid to call out!

Can I ask the clerk something?
Please do not talk to our clerk while she/he is writing in the booth, if you have a question ask an auction hand and we will relay the message at the appropriate time. You may also talk to the office to relay a message.

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