April Farm Memorabilia Auction
Friday April 6th, 10:00 a.m.
Located: Girard Auction Facilities, Wakonda, SD.
This auction will feature the remainder of the Ernie Bonger’s Collection of Brainard, NE along with several other smaller dispersals. Featuring John Deere, but includes some other great advertising pieces, highlights include:
JD Dealer Advertising: 112 L&G Matchbook—O’Neil, NE-rare; ’49 Calendar—David City, NE; ’54 4-H Calendar—Geneva, NE; ’54 Bird Calendar—Plainview, NE; ’60 Calendar—Humphrey, NE; ’63 Calendars—Pender, Red Cloud, & North Bend, NE; 1904 Ink Blotter—Lincoln, NE; ’29 Ledger—JD Plow of Omaha; ’75 Ledger—Van Slyke—Scotia, NE; Thermometer w/ Tractor—Springview, NE; 4-leg Thermometer—Union, IA; S&P Shaker—Hebron, NE; Raingauge—Verdigre, NE; 4-leg Rolling ruler—Withee, WI; Metal ruler—Andreas, PA; 4-leg Shoehorn—Lisbon, NE; Duck Mirror—Harvey, NE; Deer Mirror—Salem, SD; JD Pliers in JD Pouch—Waverly, IA; Blue Oiler—Stromberg, NE; Pocket Knife—Scottsbluff, NE; Spark Plug Tester—Winner, SD; Playing Cards; Coffee Mugs; Matchbooks; Pocket Ledgers; Pocket Knives; Tape Measures; Yardsticks; Bullet Pencils, Pens & Pencils; many 4-leg & 2-leg smalls with Nebraska Advertising;
JD Memorabilia: (2) 150th Anniv. Blanket Chests—large & small; 2-leg Coleman Cooler-rare; 720 High-Crop Framed Print; Stetson Brown Cowboy Hat NIB; 10K Gold Men’s Ring—2 Emeralds & 1 Diamond; ’92 Foundry Suitcase Weight Paperweight; 4-leg Deer Mailbox Bank w/ Bird—NOS Mint; Leather Bound Genuine Value book NIB-rare; Gold Pacesetter Decanter NIB; $25 & $500 Bills; Early Embossed Envelopes; “Know How” Service Hang Tag; ’37 Damming Equipment Brochure; 440 Ind. Crawler Postcard; #30 Combine Postcard; 5020 Jumbo Postcard; ’38 Farm Master Game; some brochures; 1980 Planter Foundry Anvil; Residue Management Kit-mint; Riecke 1/16th scale Oil Can; 150th Anniv. Pocket Knife; 150th Anniv. Walking Plow on Marble Base; ’90 World’s Fair Flag; Engine Works Fire Brigade Buckle; Ind. Truck Operator ID Pinback; Tractor Works Employee ID Pinback; 6.8 Liter Engine Paperweight; Shares Measure Up tool; 45% Vitrea Matchbook; 4-Leg Lanz Stickpin; BBQ Branding Iron; Brass Cigarette Case; 2002 Collector’s Center Plaque; 200cm Folding Ruler; Malleable Works Level; Snowmobile Can Lighter; ’37 Centennial Watch Fob; ’58 Sales Winner Luggage Tag; Heavy Pewter Bell; 2-cycle Oil Gauge; Belt Buckles, Print Blocks; 2cyl & Snowmobile Oil Cans; Dress Buckles; Silver Steins; Torq-Gard Cans; several different oil & paint cans; Glass Bells; Fishing Lures; Spark Plugs; Jewelry Items; L&G Memorabilia; Pinbacks; Postcards; Watch Fobs; L&G 8oz Oil Can; Zippo Lighter; Disc Blade Ashtray; 150+/1 2000 Collector’s Center Pocket Ledgers; Lots of 2-leg memorabilia; huge collection of smalls;
IH: Thermometer w/ 66-series Tractor—David City, NE; Thermometer w/ 2+2—Wahoo, NE; Thermometers w/ M—Fremont & Ceresco, NE; Thermometers from Seward, Brainard, Leigh, Exeter, Hooper, Schuyler, and Lincoln, NE; Mirror w/ M—Akron, IA; Mirror w/ Dealership—York, NE; Mirror w/ M & Pickup—Elkton, SD; Good Luck Mirrors—Blanchard, IA & Adams, NE; Mirror—Creighton, NE; Silhouette—Tekamah, NE; M Mirror—Schuler, NE; Oiler Can—Wahoo, NE; Rolling Yardstick—Aurora, NE; Pocket Knife—Columbus, NE; Large Ashtray—Dodge, NE; Early “Pick the Pickannies” Puzzle-rare; Grand Island Branch Grand Opening Yardstick;
Other Dealer Advertising: AC Good Luck Mirror—Osceola, IA; AC Ashtray w/ WD—Pender, NE; AC Ashtray w/ Tractor—David City, NE: AC Good Luck Thermometer—Deer Park, WA; AC S&P Shaker w/ Roto-Baler—Marshall, MO; Case Mirror—Seward, NE; Case Thermometer w/ SC Tractor—Madison, NE; MM Good Luck Thermometer—Brighton, CO; MM Ashtray w/ Tractor—Wisner, NE; MM Thermometer —Sidney, NE; MM Celluloid Tape Measures w/ Tractor—Holyoke, CO; MM Heavy Glass Ashtray w/ Tractor—Minneapolis, KS; NI & AC Double Sided S&P Shaker—Washington, MO—super graphics; Oliver Mirror—Schuyler, NE; Glass Ashtray—Wahoo, NE; Oliver Heavy Glass Ashtray w/ Tractor—Dwighton, KS; Oliver Rolling Yardstick—Menno, SD; MF Yardstick—Shelby, NE; MH Ashtray w/ Tractor—Weston, NE; Ried Hybrid Mirror—Anomosa, IA; Rob-See-Co Funks’ G Seed Mirror—David City, NE; Rumely Pencil—Wayne, NE—mint; Hamilton Hybrid Thermometer—Ceresco, NE; DeKalb Mirror; Farmer’s Hybrid Mirror; Farmer’s Union Co-op Mirror—Ohiowa, NE;
Other Farm Memorabilia: CAT 50th Anniv. Brass Paperweight; CAT 1980 Paperweight w/ $1 coin; 1949 New Idea 50th Anniv. Paperweight; DeLaval SS Porcelain Small Sign; Goodyear Monster Truck Thermometer; Moline, IL Special Police Badge; State of Iowa Special Police Badge; Neb Equipment Lighter NIB; Early Oliver Hart-Parr Bullet Pencil;
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD Sales Tax applies. 10% Buyer’s Premium on Internet, Absentee & Phone bids. Absentee bids welcomed & encouraged.
Note: This will be the final auction for the massive & high-quality collection of Ernie Bongers of Brainard, NE. This auction will include all his non-JD memorabilia plus many box lots of smalls. We also included some other small dispersals from other collectors. Nearly 400 cataloged lots!
Live Internet Bidding available through www.GirardBid.com! Bid there without being there. Catalog will be posted 2-weeks prior to the auction.
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