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Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Auction Location:

401 S. Oakland Avenue
Nappanee, IN 46550


Auction Location: Hahn Auction Building - 401 S. Oakland Avenue, Nappanee, IN 46550. East of downtown Nappanee, IN on US 6 (Market St.) to Oakland Ave., then 2 blocks south.

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North Central Indiana

Super 1950s Nash/Rambler carnival ride car; Possibly a Studebaker or Birdsell wooden goat wagon, complete with seat, seat stenciling is good, the wagon is extremely faded but in great condition; Very rare approx. 3' long German working model of a battleship, complete with drive, etc.; Working model wooden boat; Super Keystone 2-ton toy truck with metal ribs for canvas; Rare Weeden working model traction engine; Texaco tanker truck; Tin friction Air Force airplane; Nylint Adams gravel loader; Cast iron black man with horse and wagon; Super old wooden platform rocking horse, very early, good stencil on base; Sambo dart game; Varied marbles; Very nice early Eclipse approx. 3 hp outboard motor; Early electric boat trolling motor; 6' canvas layout boat/kayak; Cast iron anchor for boat; Numerous and various railroad lanterns including 2 railroad electric cannonball switch lamps, tall B & O, Erie RR tall globe, Grand Rapids and Indiana tall globe, GTW and B & O short globe lanterns, 4-way switch lamps, Kodak lamp, varied lamp parts plus barn lanterns; Extremely rare Feltlouscpi and Russel tin ship lantern dated December 30, 1861 with brass tag; Fancy pair of electric coach lights with beveled glass; (3) Illinois Central glass signs announcing "Tickets" and "Whites Only" for tickets; Varied RR padlocks; US Army sextant in original box; Varied old brass transits; Chief helmet; 1950s Fire siren; Varied brass extinguishers and varied nozzles; Other varied cloth hats; Early fireman's helmet, leather; Early Civil War document bag; Leather document bag; Civil War medical kit; Quark doctor's bag; Unusual United Mine Workers of America reverse painted glass picture with original member photo; Leather suitcase full of original gambling paraphernalia; Roulette wheel with Bakelite chips and dominoes; Very unusual 10-drawer early spice cabinet; Several clocks, wall clocks and clock parts; Watchman's key wind clock; Old buttermilk painted blue cupboard; 2-piece painted pine cupboard with glass doors; Shaker rocker; Small oak store counter, only 29" x 22½" wide; Early pine dresser; Very nice oak half round small sideboard; Unbelievably nice corner yellow painted primitive cabinet; Victorian dresser; Very nice early circa 1860s white pine dry sink; Oak mantel clock; Round oak table with 2 leaves, claw feet; Hoosier cabinet with porcelain top; Very nice, early, round 1900s universal wooden wringer washing machine; Victor #5 phonograph; Grand Opera floor model Victrola; Candlestick phones including a very rare oak wall telegraph phone, coin operated; Red tabletop coffee grinder; Child's red stool; Old cranberry picker; Wooden yellow mustard paint table butter churn; 5-gallon crocks; Galena Pottery, Ill pitcher; Red Perkins bucket; Nice older full-sized Western saddle; Winchester model 94 30-30 lever action rifle; Old double barrel gun and parts; Early Civil Ware powder gun; Varied other early pistols and mostly parts; (2) Goose decoys; Canvas geese; Wood decoy; Box varied fishing reels; Knives and sheath knives; Nice tin type Bakelite frame; Tin pictures; Approx. 50 varied tin can; blue cobalt glassware; Egg crates; Cast iron skillets; Varied scales; Arts and Crafts hanging candle lamp with colored rubies; Double sided Tom's cardboard ad; Indianapolis candy jar; Like new double sided Clinton engine sign; Early electric toasters and some very unusual; Radiola metal speaker; Atwater Kent tube radio; Victor old phonograph; Simplex crystal radio; Silvertone radio; Double sided Coon's tin; Fro-Joy ice cream sidewalk sign; Varied old carburetors, lubricators, oilers, magnetos, unusual hand lights; Telegraph keys; Extremely rare, nearly complete, old McDonald's canister set by Regal Pottery which includes the duck, barn, dog, cat, varied canister pieces - Just a Great Set! Hard to find them all!; Flycatchers; Blue lightning rod balls; Varied yellow earthenware; Varied spatterware; About 50 pieces of graniteware including a rare, gray granite thumb spoon; Between 65-70 old, wooden butter molds, cookie and other butter presses; Approx. 30 varied DC comic books, 10-cent Tarzan, Superman's girlfriend, Lois Lane, and many other 12-15 cent comic books including Sergeant Rock and Challengers of the Unknown; Early military WW2 dynamite blaster, WW2 military bayonet, medals and other items; Early military flag; Several old levels; Handcuffs; Old small floor model fruit press; Postcards; Early scrapbook; Wool soap tin sign; Old, large spark plugs; Water sprinklers; Surprise self-setting rat trap; Triumph mouse trap in original box; High grip #415-x toothed wolf leg hold trap; Cast iron mole trap; 2-piece Indian tin weathervane; BIF large wooden flower sign; (2) Very nice Masonic 7' tall post with globes in gold and white; Sargent plow plane; Log makers; Varied hatchets including goosewing axes; Varied brace and other hand tools; Plumb bobs; Bucksaws; Old truck door from the '50s that says "Open, Antiques For Sale"; Early hanging brass light; Early hanging cast iron unusual light with hummingbirds; Griswold and Keen Kutter grinders; Water sprinklers; Cornmeal grinders and many other farm primitives.

Elmer Vander Molen & Others

Auction Terms:

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

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Auction Note:

There is some real old, cool stuff here. The Old McDonald's Farm canister set is wonderful plus many other unusual items. Don't miss it!

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