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Mark your calendars for this outstanding and gigantic 1-day auction that is being held for Mr. Lindsay Kirkpatrick and his family. This will be an interesting day! Mr. Kirkpatrick has amassed a very impressive collection of Americana over the past several decades. Highlights will include several hundred signs, gas pumps and other advertising pieces. There will be a large selection of porcelain signs, metal signs, clocks, thermometers and more. We will also sell several restored and original condition gas pumps along with pump globes and related items. Also included in this auction will be cast iron and pressed steel toys, dozens of ornate cast iron signs and light posts, cast iron and wood architectural pieces, (3) vintage bumper cars, Cushman scooter, goat wagon, automobilia, large quantity of petrolina and vintage gas station items, etc. We will also sell 10 collector tractors to include Oliver, Farmall, Fordson and others, along with various vehicles. Also selling a nice selection of quality modern USA shop tools and related items.
Once again, save the date of Monday, June 25th and make plans to come out and spend the “entire” day! Bring an extra bidder or 2 as we will have multiple auctioneers selling simultaneously throughout part or most of the day. Live internet bidding will be available on select items. Lunch will be available. Bring your trailers as Sullivan Auctioneers will assist in loadout on sale day. ABSOLUTELY NO EARLY VIEWING – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Be watching for the Kirkpatrick “online only” Tootsie Toy auction which will be held later this summer… This will be a huge auction of “thousands” of vintage Tootsie Toys including many rare examples along with NIB Tootsie Toy sets! Stay tuned.
Signs & Advertising
Minneapolis Moline dealer sign, DSPN, 72” wide x 74” tall x 11” deep; International Harvester dealer sign, DSPN, 46” wide x 51” tall x 10” deep; Packard Clipper neon, 44” wide, as-is but solid; Western Land Roller Turbine Pumps sign, SSP; Laval Ice Cream sign, DSP; Trailways Bus Stop sign, DSMF; Winco Power Insurance Generator sign, SSM; F.W. Woolwoorth Co sign, DSG; “Dodgem” Bumper Cars canvas poster, 38” tall x 32” wide, outstanding early colors; Diamond shaped ‘Enjoy Ice Cream’ SSG sign; Selz Shoes small sign, SSP; Hayes Corn Planters sign, DSP; Dekalb D-50a seedcorn tin sign; General Electric Open House sign, Stout Sign Co., NOS, SSM; La Fendrich Cigars 14’ storefront glass sign, framed in wood, some damage & flaking; Neon Sign Service Inc. sign features a boom truck lifting the word neon, SSP, 9.5”x7”; Heart of Havana Harvester 5 cent sign, oval shaped, 13” tall, SST; Durst Bros. Ice Cream glass sign, 14.5” long; Pelican Neon Signs sign, DSP, 10” long; National Association of Ice Industries, “Depend on Ice in all weather”, 13” square, SSP; 27” Jacques Seed Corn sign in wooden frame w/ small child sitting in ears of corn; 15” Crown Shrunk Overalls cardboard sign; Linco & Marathon Credit Cards signs, 18” wide, DSP, American Art Works Inc.; Charles Denby 5 cent cigars litho on wood sign, shows picture of factory, 26” wide, signed American Lithographic Co. – early!; RCA Victor Television lighted sign; 18” Texaco Fire Chief pump plate sign, SSP; 21” Spencer Heaters lighted sign; 20” Phillies Cigars sign, SSM; 19”Coca-Cola glass sign, SSG; 11” Cushman Motor Scooter Oil curved pole sign, SSP; 11” Harley Davidson Pre-Luxe Motorcycle oil curved pole sign, SSP; 5.5” Harley Davidson Parts & Service, great colors, SSP; 6.5” Dekalb 639 seedcorn sign, Masonite; 14” The Nygren Automatic Bale Hook sign, SSM – early sign w/embossed letters; Purina & other chicken feed signs; 15” Texaco Danger High Voltage sign, DSP; 14” Cushman Motor Vehicles Sales & Service, SSP; 11” RCA ‘His Master’s Voice’ sign, SSP; Curtiss Flying Service Air Baggage sign, embossed, SSM; 19” Davidson Enamal Products sign, SSP – deep rich colors w/parrot; 14”Agency For IHC flange sign, DSP; 14” White Label 5 cent cigar sign, embossed, SSM; 36” Cummings & Co The International Sign Service sign, SSP; 24”Standard Signs Don’t cost they Pay tin thermometer; 24” Red Coon Sun Cured Chewing Tobacco sign, SSM; Bank Note 5-cent Cigars framed litho advertising poster – great look!; 32” McCormick International Vente Service, SSP – fantastic original color; 8” Mack Signs Inc. sign, SSP; Several 17” Honegger’ Big H Feed signs, embossed, SSM – NOS w/original wax paper; 13” Barrett Approved Roofer flange sign, DSM; 18” Pioneer Chainsaws flange sign, Grace Sign Co. St. Louis, DSM; 26” Pathfinder Gasoline Leads the Way, SSP, features a mountain man with great deep blue orange & yellow colors, overall good condition w/few minor blemishes – FANTASTIC; 20” Narragansett Gymnasium Equipment Co. Centralia, MO measuring device sign, SSP; Plaza Poster Advertising Co. sign, SSP; Cashier lighted sign; 19” Red Dot 5-cent Cigar sign, SSM; 30” Dutch Master Cigar Seven Shapely Sizes early framed litho advertising poster in frame; 14” W.F. Robertson Steel & Iron Co. sign, features large ship, SSP; Motorola Television – Radios hanging sign, fantasic red, white & blue colors, in original art deco frame, DSG; Pike Hybrid embossed sign featuring large pike fish – incomplete (cut off), great sign; 23” Ritchie Automatic Waters sign, SSM; 12” Piper Aircraft Co. Piper Cub, SSP; 36” We Sell American Fence sign, depicts landscape w/fence, SSM; 40” Franklin Doubl-Ex Ice Cream All-Ways sign, SSP; Cashier lighted sign; 28” Heiton Load Master Forage Box Wagon sign, SSM; 23” McCurdy Pedigreed Oats Demonstration Plow flange sign, McCurdy Seed & Supply Fremont, IA, DSM – fanstasic look; Pex Milk Bank Boost sign, chicken shaped, SSM; Buckeye framed advertising litho w/barn on fire; Viking Pumps Cedar Falls, IA small sign; Several large plastic sign fronts including Texaco & Phillips 66, approx. 8’ tall; 19” Haynes Stellited Plow Shares flange sign, DSP; 24” Kerr’s Cabins Roseville, IL sign, embossed, SSM; 30” I.B.U. Tug & Dredge wooden sign; 54”Signs, Inc. sign, SSP; 28” Chas. J. Hammer Inc. Pumps Visalia, CA Oceans of Water turbine sign, embossed, SSM; 28” Victor hanging lighted single sided sign, art deco style; 10’ Shell sign, embossed, SSP; 21” Horton neon lighted sign; 13” Lindsey Funk’s 77F seed corn sign, embossed, SSM; 14” & 8” Allis Chalmers diamond signs, SSP; Numerous small petrolina related signs including bathroom signs; Jacuzzi Bros. shield; 26” Noule D’or cigarette sign, dated 1951, SSP – fantastic colors; 31” Nesbitt’s Roseville, IL distances to various cities sign; Roszell’s ice cream hanging sign, DSP; 28” Rainier Maid Ice Cream sign, SSM; Troy Bilt/Bolens lighted double-sided dealer sign; 71” Snapper dealer sign, SSM; 60” Interstate Batteries sign, SSM; 48” Blue Bird Sales & Service bus sign, SSP; 8’ Purina Chows and 10’ Purina Feed signs, SSM; Dells Harward sign, SSM; 8’ x 10’ Shell lighted double sided plastic sign; 51” Royal Crown Cola, 2-piece, SSM – faded, hard to read; Quaker State tombstone-style driveway sign; 34” Whistle cola sign, SSM – damage; 35” Self service laundry sign, embossed, SSM; 28” Graham’s Golden Crown Hybrid Corn dealer sign, SSM; 5’ Redwing Shoe’s Children’s Shoes hanging glass sign; 4’ Enjoy Coca Cola sign, SSM, newer; 60” Borden’s Produce Company, Inc. sign, SSP; 39” LaSalle Neon sign, SSP; Lester Pfister Hybrids seed corn sign, masonite, double-sided; small Scout metal sign, embossed; 24” Lowe Hybrid Seed Corn sign, embossed, SSM; 12” Michigan Power Company cast iron sign; Dekalb ear corn weathervane sign, DSM; 29” Redbrand Wire embossed sign, SSM; 39” Redbrand Wire lighted sign; Women’s Wear art deco style department store sign; 14” Dale Watson Seed Co. cloth SMV sign; 20” Kurfees Paints sign, SSM; 13” Lindsey 92F seed corn sign, SSM; 15” Embro Seeds Alfalfa Clover sign, SSM; 26” DeLaval flange enamel sign; 35” Molino Naevo Elite windmill advertising sign, SSP; 8” Wells Fargo Express Diamond enamel sign; 12” Insley oval shaped enamel sign; 24” AC Kington Implement Roseville, IL tin sign; 28” Dairy Made ice cream tin sign; 34” Hershey’s ice cream sign; 15” Wasp Ejecto Pump enamel sign; 18” Sun Crest soda pop flange sign; 20” Kurfees paints flange sign; 12” round Warren County Fair Roseville sign; 17” Aermotor windmill advertising signs; McCormick-Deering litho display in wood frame; Hurricane Lantern & Kerosene enamel sign. ADVERTISING ITEMS: 19” Ferguson 8 sided electric clock; National Motorists Assn. of Illinois license plate topper, SSP; We Plant Pioneer license plate topper; (2) IHC aluminum emblems; 25” La Fendrich Cigars metal thermometer, “Always a cool smoke”, shaped like a cigar; Champion Law Book & Paper cast iron book holder, mfg. by Frank Ruhnau, St. Louis, MO; 5” OPW ash tray w/ gas nozzle handle, Cincinnati, OH; 15” International Harvester lighted neon clock; (2) C Morris & H Frederick fuel & ice license plates; 9” 7-Up door push, aluminum, embossed; 9” Quincy 1928 license plate topper, porcelain, great look w/art deco. design; 5” Tokheim Employees Safety Committee medallion, SSP; 6” Hayes cast iron visible gas pump paperweight; 8” Coca-Cola bowl featuring (3) bottles as legs– unusual!; Remember When gasoline advertising blanket; Illico Oils Greases ‘More Smiles Per Mile’ curved glass gas pump insert, 14.5”x 13”, some damage & flaking; Tums for the Tummy lighted clock; Maestro Cigar cardboard standup counter advertisement; The Saturday Evening Post cardboard tabletop standup display featuring cartoon-like young boy, “Follow Henry each week”; La Palina glass cigar humidor; Numerous original & repainted gas station oil & gas cans (5 gal, 10 gal, etc.); Sunoco & Marathon advertising ink pen blotters; Quaker State lighted clock; Southern Belle Dairy Foods lighted clock (some damage); Red Crown glass pump globe – some repair; 1930’s WLS family albums – super condition; 59” Moews seed corn sign, SSM; Shell embossed license plate topper; Mason’s Rootbeer tin advertising thermometer; 60” Wooden barber’s pole; 16” Raleigh Bicycle advertising metal serving tray; 1967 Say Pepsi Please thermometer – less glass thermometer; Douds Quarries Farmington, Iowa WW1 era advertising mirror featuring doughboy soldiers; 22” Vernon Company advertising mirror sample; Kelvinator Appliances lighted clock; 37” American Fence porcelain thermometer, some flaking but good colors; 24”x16” Sherwin Williams Paint advertsing clock; 14”Cloverdale Farms advertising clock; 17”Hastings Piston Rings Stop Oil Pumping art deco style clock.
Stover #53CT2 hit & miss engine; Large selection of gas pumps & parts to include: Erie electric gas pump with Sinclair stickers (restored), Tokheim electric gas pump, (restored), 6’ electric 1950’s style cast iron round top gas pump, several others in various conditions to include: Tokheim, Bennett, Bowser, Barnhart, Shell and Sinclair; other visible gas pumps/parts; Diamond DX all glass gas pump globe (good); Sinclair Dino lighted gas pump globe (plastic); early glass gas pump globe w/no advertising; 10.5” Shell glass gas pump globe; Chevrolet Corvette and Texaco plastic gas globes; early gas station lubers & pumps; 12 cast iron gas station style light & sign poles, various styles, some ornate; large quantity of oil cans, various sizes and shapes to include Standard, Phillips, Skelly, Veedol, IH Milker Pump Oil, Shapleigh, Louden Machinery, Buckeye, Harbison & Modica Implement, Polarine, Sonoco, Wadhams, Shell, Transcontinental Oil Company, Cities Service, and others; tin toy gas station w/pumps, signs, etc.; oil lamps including Aladdin; (3) vintage bumper cars w/nice art deco design; Pepsi bottles; cobalt slag glass lamp shades; vintage Christmas card display; glass general store candy jars; Griswold & others corn molds; advertising tins; vintage roadmaps; Weir & others canning jar lids; numerous implement seats including slotted Buckeye; child size wringer washing machine; primitive cigar molds; Slawter & Martin Roseville, IL ashtrays featuring outhouse with Place your butt here; nice selection of brass visible oilers; miniature cast iron screw jack; Anchor Storage Co. advertising mirror; 1925 Plymouth Binder & Twine advertising; 1950’s Ford It’s The Car of the Year mirror; Maytag measuring can; child’s size ice cream tin; cast aluminum butter mold; cast iron toolboxes; lead soldiers; pocket knives; cow & sheep bells; primitive wooden hand-crank coffee grinder; lightning rods & balls; selection of stoneware jars, jugs and bowls; cast iron ornate architectural items including finials & columns; early scrap books & postcards; hinged oak doors from insulated ice chest; wooden child sleds; vintage scale pan; several child’s wagons including Greyhound, pressed steel w/headlights and many others (several for parts); folk art built wooden child’s wagon w/seat; large selection of vintage bicycles and tricycles and parts, some w/gas tanks, including AutoCycle by Simmons Hardware; single & double galvanized tubs; hand water pumps; Fairbanks & others scale weights – various sizes & styles; New Holland mechanical battery operated toy line shaft; glass baseball bank w/Pegasus horse; brass padlocks; Studebaker truck tailgate – suitable for wall art; early & colorful ink blotters including 1950’s GMC trucks, Sonoco and others; barber’s chairs to include Koken; hanging traffic signal light; nail kegs; brass front scales; iron grates; wicker furniture; bicycle style cast iron grinder w/seat; child’s wall mounted light fixture in the shape of an art deco airplane; cast iron fireplace insert w/some damage; pressed steel child’s pedal race car, repainted; pressed steel child’s pedal tractor, repainted; several other pedal cars and tractors (some for parts); large selection of pedal cars including Mercedes Benz convertible (various conditions and many parts); brass beam scale; cart for rolling a casket and casket handles; medical doctor’s style glass & metal cabinet; 22-drawer wooden painted dental cabinet; 47” Pilling-Made ‘Quack’ medical device in dentist-style metal cabinet w/original bevel glass; 10-door metal double school locker; complete lightning rod w/milk glass blue ball, pointer and brass spade finial; 28” folk art wooden merri-go-round w/motor; high-wheeled garden cart, painted blue; farm implement endless belts; Diamond 760 motor oil tin bank; art deco frosted glass airplane light; advertising yardsticks; 8-drawer hanging oak spice cabinet w/original stenciling; wall mount art deco light; brass blade fan; several child’s bentwood chairs; wooden ice cream freezers; few Indian artifacts; 20” pig weathervane pointer; art nouveau figural brass shelf brackets; vintage fishing gear including open face reels; vintage coronet & trumpet in original cases; Merri-go-round children rides, some department store coin-op style; cast iron cash box; metal architectural ceiling light fixtures; 34” Henderson County, IL canvas plat map & other early large paper plat maps; McKesson’s Products 1833-1933 microscope puzzle; Garretson & King Swan Creek, IL wooden egg crate; 3-piece blue & white enamel flame globe holder; railroad jacks; Speedy grain moisture tester in original case; Jimmy Durante 16” plaster figurine; Delco parts cabinet; vintage telephones – various eras; (2) carnival style rocket ship displays, all metal, internal electronics; several depot style carts w/iron wheels; oversized industrial railroad style traffic light; ornate cast iron water spigot; vintage pinball machine – for parts/project; vintage swan hood ornament; figural lady hood ornament; unique triple spool cast iron hardware store string holder/dispenser; Erector set in original metal container – early; tall porcelain Queen Anne style stove legs; Monroe shock absorber cabinet; brass bar style footrests; Telechron Neon Ad clock with rotating cylinder advertising area; cast iron Excelisor Clock Pump, William Stahl, Quincy, IL; 40” cast iron architectural posts; unusual brass & metal ice cream slab style dipper; very unusual mechanical device –possibly salesman sample – double hand pump w/clickers, lots of brass, base is 9” wide, handles are 17” wide; Mobo child’s ride-on mechanical walking horse, repainted; 3-drawer chest w/backsplash; country cupboard base cabinet w/early paint & double-blind doors; 3-drawer walnut low-profile chest; 3 & 4-drawer chests; double-door wardrobe/cabinet, painted; 72” general store style open front cabinet/display shelf; 5-door glass front metal painted cabinet; Quincy Showcase Works department store style oak dressing mirror, 42” w x 83” tall (out of the former Royalties Clothing Store in Carthage, IL); 4-tier oak file cabinet w/20 false drawers; (2) treadle sewing machine style tables w/oak tops; 40-drawer rotating hardware cabinet, solid but weathered (missing one drawer at press time); 54” tall 15-drawer drafters cabinet; 68” corn elevator (possibly salesman sample – nice); metal architectural roof finials; large quantity of antique kitchen primitives (granite ware, etc.); brass fire extinguishers; (5) large stained glass windows; galvanized buckets, bushel baskets & coal buckets; copper boilers; several manual typewriters; Winchester wooden shell boxes; vintage Good Year boat motor; soap box derby car; several RR water & oil cans; 7’ long 90-drawer cabinet; stoneware jars, jugs & bowls; Harley Davidson golf cart; 3 drawer chest w/marble top; 62” tall step back metal & glass medical/dentist cabinet & other medical display cases; C&W Browns belt driven improved mill; glass oil cans & carrier; 3-light flashing RR light; 2-door base cabinet with old green paint; J&C Higgins cooler; cast iron dinner bell; 50” lighted “rocket” (possible carnival display); Red Crown electric clock; large selection of farm implement manuals, parts books and service manuals; US Standard number 2 blasting machine w/ plunger; Brundagel Brothers 32” tall glass dispenser with metal base (missing door). TOYS: Marx tin gas station island, features two gas pumps; Keystone tin toy gas station; Shell tin toy gas station; early JD pressed steel pull-type combine, complete w/chains; advertising tractor trailer trucks; plastic Donald Duck & early Pizza Hut toys; Dinky #964 elevator loader; McCormick Deering Farmall cast iron tractor w/driver & original Arcade sticker faintly visible; McCormick Deering cast iron pull-type threshing machine on steel wheels; 7.5” Champion cast iron truck w/balloon tires; 10” Wyandotte pressed steel delivery truck (original paint, damage to one wheel); (2) cast iron coin banks; cast iron tractor w/detachable drive; 18” Marx Cities Service pressed steel tow truck, excellent and original paint; Tonka Toys pressed tin dump truck; Jaeger pressed tin pull-type concrete mixer; Buddy L portable scoop-n-load conveyor and others.
Showcases & Displays
Very large collection of vintage showcases and displays. The following list is just the tip of the iceberg. 38” x 15” Philadelphia Showcase Works double curved glass tabletop showcase with metal frame; 30” curved glass tabletop showcase with wooden frame; 39” Quincy Showcase Works; 32” wide curved glass tabletop display with wood frame; 22” square x 14” tall tabletop store counter glass display showcase with wood trim, metal bracket corners; Unusual 50” tall x 8” square 28” x 26” FW Devoe & Co. Mfg. New York curved front glass showcase; Illinois Showcase Works Chicago wood trimmed glass showcase (possibly for walking canes, missing one pane); 16” x 18” x 10” deep wood frame glass tabletop showcase w/shelf; 48” low profile tabletop style glass showcase w/wood base & metal trim, (unusual double lift hinge top); 16” x 10” x 6” tall wood trim glass showcase with mirror glass flip-down door; 30” x 21” x 10.5” deep Clark’s Teaberry Gum advertising showcase, wood trim; 39” x 20” x 10” deep wall-hanging style brass trimmed showcase, one broken pane; 34” x 9” x 23” deep H Pauk & Sons St. Louis, MO oak trimmed double-flip top showcase w/original brass tag; 18” x 24” x 24” deep Miami Mfg. Co Peru, IN painted slant-front showcase; several 8’ store showcases; 37” x 10” x 8” deep metal tabletop glass showcase; Kaywoodie rotating tabletop curved glass front knife display cabinet; 10’ countertop display case w/ 44” tall end displays; Several 6’, 8’ & 10’ floor model oak show cases; also numerous dept. store and clothing store fixtures; numerous hardware store style tables, etc.
Collector Tractors, Vehicles & Tools
Oliver 1650 gas tractor, WF, fenders; Oliver Hydra Power Drive diesel tractor w/ WF, 18.4-34 tires, 540 PTO (missing side panels & 3 pt. arms); Farmall 560 gas tractor w/ NF; IH Farmall M tractor, NF; IH Farmall H tractor, NF; IH H tractor w/loader; IH Farmall B tractor, NF, fenders and mounted sickle bar mower; IH McCormick tractor, WF, fenders; Fordson tractor on steel; old tractor on steel; 14’ tandem axle flatbed trailer; AC 6’ pull type rotary mower; ‘94 Mitsubishi single axle straight truck w/6D31-1AT2 diesel engine, 5 sp. trans. & 23’ enclosed cargo box w/lift gate (runs); ’89 Lincoln Towncar, shows 96k miles, should run; ’92 Cushman ‘meter maid’ style truck, 27 hp gas eng., 24,922 miles; ’83 Honda Urban Express scooter; Club Car electric golf cart w/canopy; Honda 125 motorcycle; Town & Country 32’ alum. travel trailer (rough); (2) wooden hayracks on running gears; running gear on steel wheels; JD 110 riding lawn mower – project/parts machine; (2) overhead hoists on rollers; industrial shelving; drill press on stand; large anvil w/accessories; shop press; rolling scaffolding; Campbell Hausfeld upright air compressor; Craftsman radial arm saw; Craftsman table saw; large selection of metal pipe, angle iron and other steel; Little Giant folding ladder system; fiberglass extension ladder; 2-wheel grinder on stand; Ridgid chop saw; , 7’ x 6’ wooden portable storage building; Senco pneumatic air nailer in case; drill bits; several 2-piece and chest-type tool cabinets, mostly Craftsman (all cabinets are fully stocked with tools); vintage stick-type welder; lg. selection of tractor parts; lg. older wood lathe; cement mixer; Ford engine; tractor tool boxes; good selection of power tools including saws, drills, grinders, etc.; lg. selection of hand tools & wrenches.