World’s Finest PIONEER Seed Corn Collection at Auction!
The Terry & Judi Hertle Collection of Vinton, Iowa
Saturday August 21st, 10:00 a.m.—Early Bird Session at 9:40 a.m.!
Auction Location: Wakonda Legion Hall, Wakonda, SD
The Hertle’s have decided to move and not take their fantastic Pioneer collection with them! Over 400 cataloged lots! Highlights include:
Signs: 75+ Signs Large & Small with very few duplicates! This includes the super rare 1930’s Red Hi-Bred Sign—the earliest known Pioneer sign with only about 5 known to exist! Also the scarce 8’ Tall Ear of Corn , along with several Hy-Line Chicks & Peterson Soybean Signs too; several cardboard signs too; See the photos—from mint examples to barn hangers! Rare Canadian pieces too!
Seed Corn Sacks: 40+ Cloth Sacks including several early & rare ones! Also Half Sacks, Sample Sacks, and short-production plastic sacks; Sweet Corn Paper Sacks;
Literature: Super collection of early sales brochures going back to the late 1930’s! Several rare & graphic pieces through the 1960’s! Very complete & clean collection!
Toys: Several different Nylint Semi Trucks including rare Canadian version; Scarce Lionel “Ready to Run” Train Set NIB; Pioneer-Jeff Gordan NASCAR’s; Truck Banks; 1st Gear Trucks, 1/64th Scale Trucks;
Pottery: Several pieces of “Vallona Star” Figural Corn Pottery; 1980’s Stoneware Cookie Jars, Pictures, Bowls & more—some Red Wing; ’78 & ’79 X-mas plates;
Smalls: Rare “Windicator” Weathervane w/ Box; 10 different License Plate Toppers; Rare Early Hand Corn planter; ’53 & ’58 Appreciation Trophies; Golf Putter; Set of Ceramic Sack Pencil Holders; “Feldbock 33” Beer Can from Germany; Corn Door Knocker NIB; Framed Dealer prints; 20+ different plastic food sacks—most NIP w/ literature; many belt buckles—some rare; Postcard Collection; Pocket Notebook Collection; Matchbook Collection; Fencerow Variety Marker Tags; Peterson Seed Corncob Pipe; Early Enameled Tie-Tac; Pinbacks; Pocket dime bank; Award Plaques; Advertising Thermometers & Rain gauges; Cig. Lighters; ashtrays; Pocket Knives, Pith Helmets; Keychains, Tape measures; many bullet, mech. & wood pencils; gift sets; Patches; Caps & Hats; Cane; Yardsticks; Cups, Mugs & Thermoses; Teddy Bears; Coolers; many box lots of smalls; Complete Set of Seed Corn Collector’s Club “Bangboard” Newsletters;
Early Bird Auction at 9:40 a.m. for onsite bidders only! Includes plastic signs, paper sacks, paper items, box lots of misc & more.
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD sales tax applies to onsite bidders. Sales tax now charged to online bidders according to new Federal Guidelines. 10% Buyer’s Premium on Internet, Absentee, & Phone Bids. No Onsite buyer’s premium with cash or check.
Note: This is a LIVE Auction! Come join us and see this awesome collection in person! The Hertle’s have searched countless shows and auctions to assemble this fantastic collection. Whether you are an advanced Pioneer collector or just looking for a piece for your Farm “Man-Cave”; this auction will have something for you! Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for inspection. No Friday preview to allow for setup. Area hotel information available on our website.
Live Internet bidding available through www.GirardBid.com! Bid there without being there! Catalog will be posted and open for bidding by Monday August 9th.
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