October 7, 2023 10 am (Doors open at 8 am)
Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, IL
The late Ahlmer Battin of Coal Valley was a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia and this is one of two auctions of that merchandise. It’s joined by a partial estate out of Sherrard, IL. Come and join the fun as we sell these sought-after pieces. The inventory below does not contain the partial estate yet. Gold coin will sell at noon.
9 AM PRE-PRICED BOOK & ART SALE
Priced-to-Move Books: Apprx. 100-150 books inc. many hardbacks. Notables such as leather-bound 220-year Bicentennial Illustrated History of U.S., Chevrolet Yesterday & Today, Gold Encyclopedia of Music, TimeLife Houseplant series, large 1957 Webster encyclopedia, dozens of collector’s value books, Indian Heritage, Paintings In the Hermitage, Tales of the Weird, Doctors From Hell, Harley Davidson Lore, Pepsi collectible values, Jerry Jenkins hardback novel series. Also children’s story books.
Priced-to-Move Artwork: Apprx. 75 pieces of framed artwork & apprx. 25 smaller empty frames.
10 AM LIVE AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE
Coca-Cola items: Nearly all Coca-Cola items are NIB (new in the box), IOB (in original box).
1-gallon glass syrup jug w/ original cap, set of six large drinking glasses, electric lamp, 1985 “Summer Coolers lmtd. ed. print, wood yellow bottle crate, 24-bottle wood crate, 1-gallon soda fountain syrup glass jug, collection of vintage glass bottles inc. Pluto water, Coke mug, soda water, Huberty Bros (Dyersville, IA) Sprite 1961 1st run bottle, 1923 patent Coke bottle, Soviet Union Coke bottle, 76 bottle, Tab bottle, 1961 1st run Coke bottle, Delish bottle, Galesburg, IL Coke bottle and rare 1911 Root Coke bottle , red wood case full of 10 oz. empty bottles, four 6-packs empty hobbleskirt 1923 patent bottles, vintage snack trays, die-cast metal delivery truck bank, Christmas tree light set, 1929 Lockheed Air Express die-cast metal coin bank, 7.5” Santa Claus mechanical bank, salt & pepper shakers, card deck, wristwatch, mini 6-pack of bottles, aluminum 6-pack tin for cans, 24-bottle mini case, 2-horse cast iron delivery wagon, electric wall clock, ashtray, plastic caps, mini glasses, license plate, drinking glasses, pitcher, mini polar bear, coin purse, large glass, puzzles, 1997 collectible gift sets, ball caps, picnic Barbie (Coke), tins, fan pull, thermometer, dinnerware sets, set of pogs in container, one-gallon Coca-Cola jugs, set of 6 placemats reproof 1904 Lillian Russell ads, set of 2 placemats repro of 1909 “When Dusters Were In Vogue” ads, set of 5 placemats repro of 1912 “Pretty Girls” ads, set of 5 placemats repro of 1909 “Calendar Girls” ads, vintage tin tray, 1991/92 Chicago Bulls and 1991 Atlanta Braves sports cards, glass ceiling lamp shade, set of 8 Walt Disney famous cartoon character cans (all IOB), 1995 mousepad (NIB), 6 oz. brass bottle (Kewanee, IL), 2 license plates, 11.5” fashion (#4020 for collectors) fashion doll, small tin fashioned after vending machine, dual-lid tin, collectible mini-clock representing diner scene (NIB), Matchbox cars & hydroplane boat, fridge magnets, plush bear and elephant dolls, Ricky Rudd license plate, black lifeguard cap, bottle-shaped tin wall thermometer, framed Coke ad “Poetry”, handmade Coke can train engine & biplane, set of tin coasters, bottle openers, silver contour bottle (NIB), plastic Coca-Cola Light 600 ml bottle from Mexico, 32 cl can from Mexico, Coke Cowboy Whataburger glass stein, 1998 issue of mug commemorating 1970s via photos, pair of coffee mugs, AAA battery clock mounted to square tin, windup music box with spinning top, vintage “no-drip” paper bottle protectors, authentic (COA) polar bear with cub plush dolls (IOB), Hollie Hobbie drinking glasses, pool float (NIB), ashtray, set of pedestal drinking glasses, comb, child’s school eraser, pens, pencil sharpener, lapel pin, 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair pocketknife, electric AM/FM/cassette player radio (NIB), various 1:64 scale delivery trucks (NIB), salt & pepper shakers (NIB), pencils (NIB), pens (NIB), watch and much more.
GLASSWARE: (Also see Collectibles for more glass) Leaded glass flower vase, leaded glass toothpick holder, handmade ceramic tea set, leaded glassware candleholders, leaded glass sugar/creamer, pink footed tiered candy dish.
COLLECTIBLES: 1895 $5 gold coin rated MS-62, Grimm’s Fairy Tales U.S. Postal Service mint condition stamp collection,Virginia Slims Lights retail display, mini Hummel plates in frame (1971-76), M&M collectibles inc. dispensers, Jarrett race car, Ertl toys, Ernie Irvan M&M racing set (NIB), classic mini juke box radio, 1937 Ford convertible model car (NIB), old Pepsi & Blackhawk bottles, 1905 Saturday Evening Post, dozens of Hallmark cameo keepsakes (NIB), Avon gift collectibles (NIB), Copenhagen porcelain, Enesco & Precious Moments (NIB), etched Pepsi glasses, shot glass collection, Tom Tom XL 550, J. Wayne & more VHS movies, Fenton/Lefton/Italian glassware, Kohrs (Davenport, IA) canning jar, Hall “Autumn Leaf” bowls, Court House Museum mini bronze sword (Vicksburg, MS), “Cookin’ with Alf” plush doll, vintage greeting cards, Vintage plastic cosmetic care sets (brushes/mirrors/et al), Roseville candleholder, Roseville fruit bowl, pair of kerosene lamps, 3-piece Shafford (Japan) porcelain set, Lefton porcelain swan, dozens of Dickens Heritage Village Collection (most IOB), Lefton porcelain dolls, handcrafted wooden music box with 16 Christmas songs, vintage kerchiefs, pink depression glass, Mikasa leaded glass jewelry box, bisque porcelain Ardalt figurines, Walls figurines, miniature vintage wood banjo (for display purpose only), 1858 patent Mason poured glass canning jars, Longaberger wall-mount basket, 2 dozen+ Isabel Bloom figurines, 1941 Chevrolet Trucks value book, 8 vintage farm toys, vintage record 33 1/3 albums, vintage cameras, 1978 Chevy car & truck repair manual, other vintage manuals, vintage shoe lasp stand, antique ice tongs.
HOUSEHOLD: Punch bowl set, vintage TST serving bowls, glassware, Norman Rockwell plates, poker set (NIB), ceramic bunny figurine, silverware (IOB), figurines of many types, miniature music box mandolin, children’s books, clocks, calico cat & rabbit, casserole dishes, vintage E. Parker stainless carving set (IOB).
FURNITURE: Wrought iron 4-tier plant stand, digital picture frame, smaller Ingraham clock, 4-poster cherry wood hall seat, battery operated wall clock w/ matching candleholders, several tabletop lamps, electric faux candle lamp, double globe lamp, contemporary pair of end tables with glass tops, wall-mount mirrored shelving unit, 9-drawer wood dresser, wall mirrors, vintage wall-mount metal shelf, wood pedestal table/glass top, small display case, adjustable height child’s desk or serving station, 3’W wall-mount quilt rack display w/ hat hooks & plate display groove in top, faux marble end table.
GARAGE: Mini air compressor, tabletop Weber grill, dog tie-down metal stake, apprx. 10 birdhouses, hay feeding nets, garden hose, large storage trunk (plastic), bow saw, hand saws, pegboard hooks, hand tool boxes, screwdrivers, hammer, used golf balls by the dozen, drill bits, squirrel proof shepherd’s hook, Lincoln arc welder, Craftsman benchtop radial arm saw/blades/accessories, Craftsman 12” upright band saw, rolling tool drawer (full), rivet hammer, MinnKota 4.3 hp trolling motor (elec. thrust), wood planes, electric drill, tile cutter, plastic & metal toolboxes, electric heavy Milwaukee drill, sockets, electric grinder, electric sander, electric round sander, 300w twin halogen lamp, box of abrasives, wire buffing wheel, gear puller, clamps, pressure gauge & hoses, chains, come-a-long, Delavan roller pump, pry bars, crow bars, 48’ semi tarp, draw knife, 220 wire, vintage soldering flame lamps, bolts, nuts, screws, washers, electric connectors, muffler clamps, hex wrenches, tach/dwell/point tachometer, hammers, auto halogen head & tail lights, vintage battery charger, drill bits, work gloves, levels, oil cans, pipe cutter, files, Stant cooling system pressure tester (IOB), anchor points, air hoses, funnel, jumper cables, bull nose shovel, flat shovel, yard rake, silage fork.
Auction hosted by Walnut Creek Auction College
Auctioneer David Aeschliman
Photos and inventory at auctionzip.com and walnutcreekauctioncollege.com.
TERMS/CONDITIONS: All merchandise will be sold without reserve. All merchandise will be sold “as is/where is” although the auctioneer will point out any defects noted. Merchandise must be removed day of auction. Only accepted methods of payment are cash and/or good check. Credit cards not accepted.
Photos and inventory at auctionzip.com and walnutcreekauctioncollege.com