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Auctioneer United Auctions And Antique Purchasing 716-307-3405
Auction Date Oct 12 Auction
627 Main Street
Next to The Olean General Hospital
Time 10:00AM
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The Estate of Elmer Blush
FRIDAY, October 11th - 4pm (preview 2pm)
- Trains & Models -
SATURDAY, October 12th - 10am (preview 8am)
- Classic Automobiles, Antique Furnishings, Radios, Clocks, Tools, More -
Real Estate Sells at Noon
Held On-Site At His Historic Home
627 Main Street
OLEAN, NY 14760

Elmer Blush was well known for his professional clock repair. However few had ever seen the inside of his elusive home. Hidden away for decades was the private collection Elmer had amassed and hoarded away over the years. Over 150 Vintage Radios, Speakers, and Early Electronics; 40+ clocks and a complete Clock Repair Shop; Victorian Furnishings, Precious Heirlooms; and an Impeccable Collection of Single Owner Classic Automobiles Including:
1940 Studebaker 4 Door w. Suicide Doors
1951 Ford Victoria
1958 Pontiac Sky Chief
1963 GMC Surburban
1975 Ford Pick-Up
1978 Dodge
Plus Others...

FRIDAY - Starting at 4pm selling in 2 rings.
RING 1 - HUNDREDS of Early Toy Trains from all eras and makes - an amazing single owner collection.
RING 2 - Hundreds of toy models - vintage to modern and all types of transportation models. Plus a selection of smaller Antiques & Collectibles and typical household effects.

SATURDAY - Starting at 10am selling in 2 rings.
RING 1 - Over 150+ Vintage Radios, Speakers, Early TVs, and Electronics - Plus many boxes of parts and tools.
RING 2 - The Complete Estate Home Contents, Antique Furnishings, and Discoveries of The Elmer Blush Elusive Estate.
NOON - Historic 1915 - 18 Room 2,888sq.ft. Home w. Full Basement Seperate Living Quarters or Home Office and Large Walk Up Full Attic.
Followed by full line of Elmer's Complete Woodworking Shop and Equipment.

AUCTIONEERS NOTE FOR SATURDAY: One cannot imagine the size and scope of this auction and all the unadvertised or understated volume we will be selling. 90% of Saturdays auction is for Live ON-SITE bidding ONLY.
We will have 2 rings selling. Ring 1 will be 100 lots ONLY of Radios and early electronics. Elmer graduated top of his class from Electrical School. But there will be AT LEAST 100 ADDITIONAL lots of such unadvertised and available only for On-Site live bidding.
We also have discovered THOUSANDS of paper items, manuals, drawings, popular mechanics and more.
This house is hoarded packed. SO many small crawl spaces full. We literally even found a SEALED IN HIDDEN ROOM! Full of earlier artifacts we assume from Elmer's Descendants.

Additional unadvertised finds selling ring 2 - Fancy cast and chrome heater stove, Early Gold decorated tilt top table, several Quilts, early oval wooden trenches bowl, advertising boxes, LG firkin sugar bucket, OG clocks, lg wooden barrell, Cattaraugus Knife, EARLY Canning Jars, Railroad Lanterns, Amber RR Globe found in the back of a kitchen cupboard! Early dovetailed blanket box w names, Several post card albums, EARLY letters - some possibly military we just havent had time to read them! Coins, an over under gun, BB guns, vintage purses, we just keep finding it.

LOTS of automotive parts and tools and manuals to his cars.
We will be selling MANY bulk room contents including Elmer's personal photograph dark room.
TONS of ephemera and books and magazines on trains, cars, electronics, and more...literally THOUSANDS of magazines.
Lots of tools and complete woodworking shop. Plus a room full of woodworking lumber.
Elmer's home was heated with coal so we also have 20+ bags of coal.
The cupboards are FULL crawlspace are FULL...DONT MISS THIS ONE!
FOUR (Or more) tent galleries set. Bring your chairs.
What a sale!

A Large 2 Day Auction Not to Miss!

Co-Brokered Auction With RG Mason Auctions
For More Info. Call The Auctioneers
Greg Carter 716-307-3405
Rich 585-721-8844
James 585-261-8844

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