Spring Advertising, Sign, & “Man-Tiques” Auction
Saturday March 30th, 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.—Early Bird Auction
11:00 a.m.—Cataloged Auction
Located: Wakonda Legion Hall, Wakonda, SD
Over 350 Cataloged Lots! Great mix of rare antiques & advertising to modern “man-cave” signs! Highlights include:
*2-Bottom Sulky Plow—Large & Impressive—Great original paint! Not sure on the brand, but appears to be the same as the John Deere from the Old West Museum!
*Rare Patent Model of “Prosperity”—unusual Cultivator for listed corn—made by James Proskovec of Bruno, NE—one of a kind!
*Patent Model of Trip Hammer used at Beatrice Iron Works, Beatrice, NE—very ornate and functional!
*Patent Model Gold Concentration Machine w/ case & paperwork;
*1931 McCormick Grain Binder—Salesman Sample style piece built in 1931 to replicate the 1831 model! Few produced by IHC!
*Little Giant Wood Engine Hoist w/ original carrying case—nice!
*German Large Driving Model Display & Diesel Engine Display Teach Tools—unique;
Salesman Samples: Smidley Wood Feeder-nice; Straw Hat w/ Tag; Relief Horse Shoe Brand Clothes Wringer; White Mountain Ice Cream Maker; Bennet Garbage Can; Early Lunch Box; Boye Auto Door Check Store Display; Chicken Catcher; Keychain-Cufflinks Advertising Set;
Windmill Weights—all originals: Large Rainbow Tail Rooster; Large Rooster on Block; 5-point Star; Small E184 Hummer Chicken; Dempster Long Tail Horse; Large Disc;
Seed Corn Signs & Advertising: Signs include several Pioneer, DeKalb, Laverty, Hulting, Laukhuf, Prairie Brand, Moews, Funk’s G, Ruff’s, Moore’s, Horizon, Trusler’s, Lowe, Crow’s, Sokota Flange, Funk’s G; Northrup King Large Reflective, Producer’s, Stuff, United Hagie, Cornelius Blue Ribbon, Pfister, Blaney, Preston’s, United Hybrid, Prairie Gold, Lowe, Lewis, Hengen Hybrid, Tomahawk, Farmer’s Hybrid Hogs and others; Other Seed Corn related includes Rare Funk’s G Lighted Clock—nice; Several cloth seed Corn sacks including early Pioneer, Jacques w/ Baby in corn pile, Paulson’s of Centerville, SD, Gurney of Yankton and others; DeKalb Vanity License Plate; Cornhusker Hybrid LP Topper; other advertising mirrors; Funk’s Cig. Lighter; Plastic Pioneer Sacks w/ farm scenes; Raingauges and other smalls;
Beer Signs & Advertising: Several NOS Leinenkugel’s Pieces—most mint in the box, including Large Canoe Neon, Life-Size Neon Paddle, Honey Weiss Neon, Honey Weiss Pool Table Light, Honey Weiss LED Lighted Sign, Water Ski Sign, Back Bar Motion Display, Wood Menu Sign, Unique Paddle Sign, 135th Anniv. Mirror, Patio Umbrella, several other mirrors, large tin signs and smalls; Grain Belt Nordeast LED Sign; Moose Drool Neon; Kingsbury Pale SST embossed Sign—Manitowoc, WI; 1953 Old Crow Whiskey Tin Sign; Miller Lite Neon—Pudges Pool Hall; Jagermeister Lighted Bottle; Miller High Life White-tail Mirror; Bud Bass & Pheasant Mirrors; Kenny Chesney & Luke Bryan Life-size Cardboard Stand-ups; Miller High Life Cardboard Harley Davidson Motorcycles—full size & ½-size; early Hamm’s Wood crate; Hamm’s Bear S&P Shakers; Hamm’s Fishing Chair; Huge Miller Lite MN Vikings Wall Poster; other brands of tin beer signs;
Farm Advertising: Badger Large Weathervane Arrow w/ Sign; JD Blue Enameled Watch Fob; JD MOP Watch Fob—Silver Deer; Early JI Case Cloth Sack;1931 IH Centennial Calendar—Elsmere, NE;Early DeLaval Gold Separator Poster-nice; Burns Cast Iron Plow Display; DeLaval SST sign; Gehl Equip SST Sign; 1958 Brewery MN Co-op Elevator Mirror; Farmer’s Co-op Stock Spray 1gal Can;13pc Cattle Breeds Belt Buckle Clock; Many other signs, thermometers & clocks related to Equipment, Feed, Fertilizer, Livestock, Dairy and related—mostly smaller signs—some great graphic pieces;
Antiques: Rare 2-seat Roadster Weathervane; Cow Weathervane; Bucket Crimping Tool w/ bucket—unique; Stove Pipe Crimper; Hawkes Cast Iron Handle Rack—unique; 3’ & 5’ Brass Grain Probes; Small Steam Engine; Steam Engine School Display Model; Peerless Tobacco Cutter; Cast Iron Lion’s Head Seal Press; Spirit of St. Louis Cast Iron Bookends; cast iron boot jack; Singer Child’s Sewhandy Machine NIB; Jiffy Egg Scale NIB; Winchester Flashlight NIB; Wood Shell Crates;
Other Advertising: Curlee Clothes Sign—Beresford, SD; KOOL Cigs Sign; Old Gold Cigarettes Cardboard Sign w/ Pinup Girl in Indian costume; Omaha Stockyards Buffalo Pinback; Chicago-Milwaukee RR Bear Paperweight; Sioux Falls State Pen. Chain Pitcher; Sturgis Pretzels Can; Milk Can Thermometer—Alcester, SD; Alcester, SD Chain Picture; 1920 Wakonda Calendar—Brown’s Café; Bullet Pencil Collection—Seed & Commission Co’s;
Gas & Oil: Phillips 66 Cable Rack-nice; Early Marble Reflector STOP Sign; Kendall Oil DST Round Sign; Sinclair Lighted Sign; Texaco Sky Chief 2pc Gas Pump Topper Sign; Firestone Aluminum Sign; WNAX 5lb Grease Can; Penn Oil Non-Drip Oil Bucket w/ Race Car Driver—Sioux Falls; Big A Mufflers sign; “The Original Muffler Shop” Sign; Castrol GTX Sign; Gates Belts Wood Display; Ford Belleview Plant Guard Badge; Indian Motorcycles Celluloid Pinback; Willkie LP topper; Mobil Gas Pump S&P Shakers—Elk Point, SD; Penn Porcelain License Plates—1911, ’13, & ’14;
Early Bird Auction @ 10:00 a.m.: 100 +/- Budweiser Beer Steins; Liquor Decanters, Misc Signs, Box Lots of Misc. This session maybe outdoors if weather allows. Come early for the deals!
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD Sales tax applies. 10% Buyer’s Premium on Internet, Absentee & Phone Bids.
Note: What a great mix of old & new! Museum Quality pieces plus some great items for your rec-room or “Man-Cave”. Join us for a fun day at the auction!
Live Internet bidding available through www.GirardBid.com! Bid there without being there! Catalog posted approximately 2-weeks prior to the auction.
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Salesman Samples, Windmill Weights & Unique Antiques!
BEer Signs & Lights--Many Leinenkugel's Pieces!
Salesman Sample Sulky Plow--A True Barn Find!
Patent Model CUltivator for Listed Corn--Made in Bruno, NE
Patent Model Trip Hammer from Beatrice Iron Works, Beatrice, NE--MFG. of Dempster WindmillS!
1931 IH REaper Salesman Sample-Display!
Gold Concentrating Machine Patent Model w/ Paperwork & Case!
Salesman Sample Engine Hoist w/ Case!
Great Selection of Farm, Seed & Feed Signs & Advertising
Gas, Oil & Auto Signs!