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Forrester Road Mercantile

Friday, May 18, 2018

11:00 AM CDT

Auction Location:

0754 S. Forrester Rd.
LaPorte, IN 46350


5 miles west of downtown LaPorte on SR 2, then north on 100 S to Forrester Rd. Watch for signs.

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North Central Indiana

High End Antiques & Primitives


8' tall step-back cylinder desk 2 piece with pigeon hole interior desk with walnut front • Various glass front retail/sales counters up to 8' wide • Enormous amount of dressers, some with mirror back, many quarter-sawn • Solid oak boot box hall tree with hat hangers approx. 6' tall • Oak 4-drawer stacking bookcase • Step-back walnut china cupboards • Fantastic ornate quarter-sawn oak sideboard server/buffet • Straight back kitchen cabinets • Curved front glass china cabinets • Varied parlor tables in oak, cherry, walnut, some with glass claw and ball feet • 8½' tall x 11' wide solid oak institutional style 6-drawer glass front bookcase 6 front glass doors and early brass hardware • Victorian walnut sofa settee and 2 matching armchairs, and 4 Victorian chairs • Birdseye maple mirrored back dresser • Extremely ornate hand carved sideboard • Some Victorian marble top dressers with mirrored backs • Very nice walnut approx. 8' tall mirrored back marble top dresser • Very nice walnut ornate plantation style desk • Clawfooted quarter-sawn oak 4-shelf mirrored back china cabinet/bookshelf • 25 antique grandfather wall, mantel and other clocks, as early as 1800's • Architectural antiques to include: Stained glass windows and leaded windows • Cast iron staircase handrail • Molding, doors • Concrete, approx. 36" turned columns • Solid oak molding and turn post columns • Wall shelves, clock shelves, primitive cabinet wall hanging shelves


Over 150 glass candy jars • Pottery to include: Hull, Roseville, Shawnee Cookie Jars, early milk glass hen on the nests, transferware, pepper shakers • Carnival glass to include: rare wishbone and other carnival • Depression era glassware • Fenton-style advertising containers such as Gold Rush cookie jar, salted nut countertop dispenser dated 1923, Lance Peanut and Planters peanut jars • Hall Jewel Tea, china sets and other varied glassware


Fantastic 5' tall x 6' wide 42 hole hardware bin • 4- Cast iron jack screws Simplex • Wooden 3 tine pitchfork • Granite coffee pots and tins • Various cast iron, some Griswold • Wooden kerosene oil bucket • Galvanized and other early oil/petro containers • Brass bucket with hand hammered bail • Cast iron implement farm seat • Over 25 crocks up to 25 gallon some Redwing, Western, Crown and others, some salt glaze • Blue salt kitchen crock dispenser, kitchen primitives


NOS John Deere 2-legged deer dealer sign, approx. 4' square, single- sided tin • Approx. 8' long x 14" tall farm equipment single-sided tin sign • Drink Royal Crown dated 1979 tin sign • McMillen Ring- Free M sign • Varied other road signs and advertising signs • Beer/Beverage Neon, other posters/ signs • Lighted 7-Up clock • Varied lamps to include oil lamps • Ruby retractable lamp that has been electrified • Double angle gas light and other various retractable oil lamps • Other early lamps and lights to include: cast iron, marble, various based antique lighting • TOYS TO INCLUDE: Structo Ready-mix concrete truck • Structo semi-tractor with livestock trailer • Tom Thumb Jr. Typewriter • Early Trumatic tin roller/dump trailer rider toy with matching trailer • Other small toys • Early RC type fuel engine 40" wing span single engine plane by Harris/Tibert GeeBee Sportser model E • Early Bakelite style telephones and some early radios • Many, many more items too numerous to mention

Forrester Road Mercantile

Auction Terms:

Cash or check w/Proper ID, Credit Card w/Convenience Fee

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