Old West Museum of South Dakota 2-Day Auction
Friday May 11th, 4:00 p.m. &
Saturday May 12th, 10:00 a.m.
Located: Former Old West Museum Location off I-90, Exit 260, Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD. Follow the large orange signs!
Friday’s Auction at 4:00 p.m.: Traditional, Out-door auction with no Internet Bidding. This will be a fairly short auction and will include an assortment of Coins (50 Silver Dollars including 4 Carson City, $5 and $10 Gold Coins and more). Also Massey-Ferguson 65 gas w/ Loader, 2 Salvage Vehicles, portable Garden/Tool Shed, vintage Keloland TV Equipment, wood well pump, Buggy Steps, Several box lots and flats of smalls & general antiques, Pens/Pencils, Paper items, Books, Price Guides, Reference Books & more. More to find as the Olson’s continue to find & clean!
****Saturday’s Auction at 10:00 a.m.—Fully Cataloged with Live Internet Bidding!****
This is absolutely some of the best antiques and rarities in the state of South Dakota! Most of this was collected in this state and has never been available for sale until now! A once-in-a lifetime chance to buy remarkable antiques with South Dakota History!
*1931 Cadillac V-8 4-door Sedan, older restoration, dual side mounts, runs. Car will sell at 1:00 p.m.
*Rare Coin-operated Amusement Machines, Gambling Devices, and Trade Stimulators
*25c Player Piano Horse Racing Game!
*Early 1900’s “Punch-o-Bag” Game
*Remarkable 5c Cigar Vending Machine!
*3 Piece Department Store Automaton Display—works!
*Amazing Salesman Samples! John Deere 1b Sulky Plow, Jenkins Hay Rake with original cut-out seat, JB Wood Road Scraper, Puffer-Hubbard Wood Silo with Case, Several unique Fences & Gates, Stoves, & more!
*Super Signs & Advertising Items!
*Rare White Eagle Milk Glass Gas Globe
*Winchester Tools Window Display with original frame
*Livestock Yard & Veterinary advertising!
*Complete Collection of Blacksmith & Harness Shop Equipment! Trip Hammer, Unusual anvils, Swedge Block, Cone Anvil, Buggy Whip Holders, Buggy Steps, Cutters, Tools, Accessories, Forages, Sewing Machines, Eureka Harness Oiler, Rivet Machines, Horse Shoeing Vises, Bellows, & more
*Large Collection of South Dakota License Plates including LEATHER Plate!
*Beautiful Furniture and Country Store Fixtures
*Barber Shop Back bar and metal barber pole
*Former SD Governor Merell Q. Sharpe’s Office Desk, Chair & File Cabinets!
*Beautiful Working Player Piano!
*Remarkable 17’ Old West Bank Window 5-panel Set with fancy glass and bar windows, originally from Oacoma, SD—awesome!
*Large Railroad Depot or Bank Desks and Bench
*Beautiful Brass Bed from Mussman Hotel—Chamberlain, SD
*Jeweler’s Bench & Tools
*Stunning White Marble Soda Fountain from the Pukwana Drug Store
*Exquisite Mission Oak Back Bar with Marble Top and Stained Glass Sides from the Pukwana Drug Store
*Huge Country Store Wood Counter
*Large Walnut Cabinet full of fossils and artifacts
*Several large antique and modern showcases
*Church and School Bell Collection—includes 3 Large Brass Church bells and small brass ship’s bell!
*Original “Old West” Antiques—Windmill Weights, Horse Tether, Boot Jacks, horse hair rope and other unique pieces
*Country Store Antiques—Scales, Displays, Brass National Cash Registers,
*Farm Antiques—Cream Separators, Hand Operated Brass Milking Machine, Hammer Mill, hand cart with built-in scale, Fanning Mills, Seed Graders, Brass Steam Whistles, Ferrier’s Tools,
*Stunning Original “Eclipse” Wood Windmill Tail
*Original Wood Post Office Wood & Brass front—unique!
*”ICY BALL” Early Wood Cooler—unique!
*Winchester Shipping Crate for 1887 Shotguns!
*Round Oak Butcher Block
*Immigrants Hand-painted Trunks
*Beautiful Blue Porcelain Penny Scale
*1800’s Dakota Territory All Wood JAIL! Originally from the Sioux Falls Area
*Ultra-Rare Cast Iron Horse Water Tank—used in front of Saloon’s & Country Stores!
*Rare Kitchen set used in a covered wagon—complete!
*Hand Operated Wheel Chair!
*Copper Whiskey Still
*Civil War Sibley Tent Stove
*Winchester Pocket Knife Showcase
*1871 Sewing Machine from Fort Bennett, Dakota Territory
*”Bone Shaker” Wood Bicycle
*2 Edison Epiphone’s!
*600+ Piece Spark Plug Collection—sold as a single lot!
Gene & Alice Olson opened the “Old West Museum” in 1969 and was a South Dakota tourist destination for nearly 30-years! While the bulk of the museum has already been sold, their son Greg, had retained a large portion of some of the best and rarest pieces from the museum, now will be offering it all at public auction.
Hotels (Ask for Auction Rate and book ASAP!): Lee’s Best Western: (605) 734-5575; Bridge View Inn (605) 234-5566; Econo Lodge (605) 734-4100.
Pickup & Load-out: Please make plans to load the day of the auction! There will be a skid loader onsite on auction day to help load. All items must be picked up within 30-days unless other arrangements with the owners have been made. Please bring plenty of help to load!
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD Sales tax applies. 10% Buyer’s Premium on Internet, Absentee & Phone Bids only. No onsite buyer’s premium. Please submit all absentee & phone bids by Wednesday May 9th, 4:00 p.m. Food onsite by Platte Locker.
Sale Day Phones: (605) 661-7073 or (605) 661-7167 or Chisum Peterson (605) 730-4214
Proudly Partnering with Peterson Land & Auction Company, Chisum Peterson, Chamberlain, SD. (605) 234-4214
Live Internet Bidding available through www.GirardBid.com! Bid there without being there! Catalog will be posted approximately 2-weeks prior to the auction.
Girard Auction & Land Brokers, Inc.
Toll Free: 1-866-531-6186
Amazing Salesman Samples!
Complete Blacksmith & harness Shop!
Church & School Bell's
1931 Cadillac V-8 4dr Sedan--Old Restoration--Runs
Rare Coin-Op & Gambling machines
Super Signs & Advertising!
Early SD License Plate collection
Furniture & Country Store
Unique & Unusual Antiques
500+ Piece Spark Plug Collection--Sells as a Single Lot!