Collectibles/Antique Paradise Auction
9 am “Inside Look At The Auction” seminar for buyers & sellers
June 4, 2022 10 am Auction Time; Doors Open at 8 am
Rock Island Co. Fairgrounds, East Moline, ILThe collectible & antique collection of the late Almer Battin of Coal Valley, long-time auction attendee, is coming to
the block. We’re honored to be selected to sell the 1000s of items Almer purchased over the years. This is a huge sale
with all merchandise except his Coca-Cola collection, which will be held on its own at a later date. Don’t miss this
lifetime collection, inc. the leather 1/3 scale buffalo. (This listing represents apprx. 50% of what will be sold.)
There are several collections within this auction, inc: bears, Homco figurines (animals/people), clocks, vintage watches &
lighters, books, vintage toys, dolls, banks, costume jewelry, artwork. (May be sold in multiples.)
Some (not all) photos will be published June 3; the day prior to the auction.
COLLECTIBLES: 1/3 size leather replica of a buffalo (unique), 1954 American Nurses Association ashtray, jewelry,
miniature brass rocking chair, vintage Wacker & Birk metal box, Mr. Fix It award, 1991 Collector’s Signature edition Jimmy
Dean uncut baseball card sheet, baseball books, Disney books, galvanized washtub, John Deere porcelain cookie jar, 1919
Rock Island Plow Company Forge department photo, vintage military pictures, cast iron scale w/ complete weight set, brass
spittoons, Borden gallon glass milk jug, Native American dolls, figurines & decorations, chalk dolls, glass bird figurine
collection, wind up toys, framed Cashmere Bouquet toilet soap (Colgate) w/ stamp & 3 antique keys, Platte Valley corn
whiskey jug, crackle glass, vintage metal mini toys, 2 Hereford bulls (one electric lamp), 1960s blown glass pieces, leaded ruby
glass, Tupelo, MS 1970 license plate, Borden framed advertising pcs, shadow box of thimbles, troll dolls,’57 Chevy Nomad car
toy, ’51 VW Cabriolet car toy, 100s of figurines, bells, Eddy Arnold autographed picture, men’s black derby, Nutshell Library
leather-bound mini book series, claw feet end table, left-hand sitting desk, wood-carved figurines, rare coin record coasters,
Santa figurine, Kiki dolls, head vases, Diet Sprite sailboat, leather doll hassock, hens & roosters collections, 50+ silverware
boxes (about half with silverware dating to 1940s), Rub n’ Draw templates, restaurant & motel ashtrays, Donald Duck toy, Ertl
horse & wagon, toy cows, Ertl toys (Mostly trucks IOB), 1882 Tombstone, AZ courthouse ink piece, Hansel/Gretel art, chalk
doll, Darth Vader head, Jetsons doll, music boxes, cup/saucer sets, ’72 Moline HS symphony band/chorus book, thermos,
Ouija board, metal train engine (homemade), hand tools, ruby glass, red glass, carnival glass pieces, fluted pieces, Pink Panther
coffee mug, Morgantown vase, Quadriaglio porcelain plate, 1/3 scale buffalo, entire oil lamp collection, coin purses, 3 toy
Singer sewing machines, thimble collection, chalk piggy banks, Monster Mash Halloween toy, doll furniture, school tool kits,
plastic dump truck, jewelry boxes, vintage postcard collection, Dutch Masters cigar boxes, Morton Salt serving tray, ladies
vintage hats, California Raisins in shadow box, Holly Hobbie sewing machine, book cover wraps (Chee-tos, Pokemon, etc),
Cameo rubber doll, Donald Duck squeeze toy, beadwork pcs, Talking Time figurines (NIB), Dr. Seuss mini t-shirt, lots of
vintage roadsters, cars, truck inc. Herbie VW, thimble collections, Argus 35mm camera, 1931 True Value delivery truck (NIB),
John Deere 4-piece historical toy set (NIB), doll cookware, chicken plates & figurines, John Deere utility tractor (NIB), mini
people & animal porcelain figurines, huge collection of (many vintage) dolls inc. Bezetta, VH, MMM, etc, beer mirrors, small
jewelry boxes, Chuckee Cheese lunch box, doll wicker furniture, Ford Coupe model car, religious statuary, vintage s&p sets,
Elvis Valentine Day tins, brass gnomes, mini cast iron skillets, air blast horn, cast cornbread baker, cast rooster napkin holder,
large outdoor candle cover, small Radio Flyer wagon, old advertising pieces, A/C mini tractor, Tonka metal toys, handmade
railroad engine, cast iron doll size patio set, oil pots (RR or highway), vintage Ansal fire extinguisher, Tonka dump truck,
vintage toy fire truck.
COIN BANKS: Lots of these cast iron banks, vintage banks, inc. Times Democrat Ft. Knox (IOB), Kendall Safe-Lite bank,
Texaco truck, John Deere fire engine (NIB), 1932 Anheuser-Busch Ford delivery van, True Value horse & wagon, True Value
Chevy van (NIB), 1930 Diamond T tanker bank (NIB), 1913 Model T truck (NIB), Ford Model A truck (NIB). Many more.
FURNITURE: Mint condition phonograph w/ 78 LPs, carved inlay end table w/ door, Magnavox 8-track
radio/turntable/in painted cabinet,5-shelf top lit/side load oak display case, 4-tier barrister bookcase, 9-drawer desk, pedestal
end table, small table top drawers, upright floor model cherry jewelry case, contemporary white 3-bulb lamp, wheeled
microwave cart, phonograph, file cabinets, metal display rack, shadow box w/ lid, 6’wx7’hx18” deep display case, 2 open
shelving units, Emerson cast iron floor fan, shadow boxes, wall-mount thread spool holder.
FIGURINES: Apprx. 500 Homco figurines, 100s of small people & animal figurines.
ARTWORK: Apprx. 150 pcs. of framed artwork new & vintage.
ENTERTAINMENT: Epic “leaflet” 45 records, rare miniature records (Beatles, etc), cassette tape books & music, 33 LPs,
8 track tapes, vintage Sony Sur-Round player, Sony vintage FM stereo AM/FM receiver, DVDs, portable cassette/radio,
WWII VHS series, Singer sewing machine parts, 100s of hardback mint condition books inc. “Eyewitness of WWII” series, S.
King, D. Steele, D. Koontz, Reminsce book series, QuadCitiesOpoly, Star Warsopoly, chess/checker set.
SEWING: 2 Brother DCSD commercial PS-2200 sewing machines, 1948 Singer Sewing Center & portable machine, Singer
Tiny Serger overedging machine (IOB), Easy Sew cordless portable sewing machine, Singer Deluxe monogrammer, totes of
thread & sewing, totes of crafts & beads, sweater-making machine (IOB), sewing & quilting patterns, iron-on transfers,
needlepoint patterns, Gemagic stud setter (NIB), mini sewing machine, needlepoint pcs, quilt patterns & books, unique thread
SHOP: Craftsman jig saw, garden tools, circ. saw, battery charger, B&D electric drill, landscape fabric roll, 6’ wood stepladder,
apprx. 100 hand tools, rooftop cargo carrier, garden hoe, hammers, Dietz lantern, camping coffee pots, Delta table top chop
saw, bar & pipe clamps, ax, cast bird feeder, garage hi stool, trouble light, extension cords, elec. Thor drill, drill driver, flex
hose, vintage floor fan, lg. rubber mallet, pry bar, steel brushes, Irwin drill bits, new tarp, Skil elec. sander, circ. saw blades.
CLOCKS: Dozens of clocks inc. homemade clock w/ poker chip hours, bird clock, wall clocks, Junghnans wall chime clock,
grandfather clock “Tempus Fugit”, Kieninger Westminster Chime quart clock, Rug Rats.
OTHER: Bowls, beautiful vintage vases, blown glass pcs, puzzles, 3-handset phone machine, Artic air chiller, Caboodles
gemstone jewelry organizer, geodes & quartz stones.
Another fine auction hosted by
Walnut Creek Auction College, LLC
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Auctioneer David Aeschliman, 309/558-8200 or email@example.com