Teter Auction Service - Laclede, MO 64651

Della's Antiques Auction

Personal Property

Location: 401 Harvester Drive, Chillicothe, MO

9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 12th, 2023
This is second of two very LARGE sales with many examples of fine quality antiques! Every item sells absolute with no reserve and no buyers premium. Plan to attend this live auction with buyers seated in a climate-controlled facility for a good portion of the sale!
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Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 9:30 A.M. CST

Auction Venue: Sale to be held onsite - 401 Harvester Dr., Chillicothe, MO 64601


Della and Paul Ellingsworth spent many years attending auctions and collecting antiques. They owned and operated Della’s Antiques for over 20 years and have closed their store and will be selling the following at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge, Chillicothe, MO. On South Washington Street/ Highway 65, go east on Ryan Lane (Chillicothe Post Office) for 3 blocks to the sale location. Elks Lodge entry and parking on the south end of the building. Auction signs posted on sale day! Lunch and restrooms will be available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors, or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence. 

Auctioneers Note: This is the second of TWO very LARGE sales with many examples of fine quality antiques! Every item sells absolute with no reserve and no buyers premium!



David May - (660) 973-9523


Unusual 60 drawer mercantile display cabinet; Oak piano chair; Duncan Phyfe curio cabinet; burl walnut chest (3-drawer); side table (six leg); dressing table; camel seat; oak parlor tables; white painted kitchen cabinet; oak curved glass china cabinet; oak dresser (w/ mirror, 2 over 1 drawers); hat tree; Eastlake style walnut dresser (marble top, glove boxes, mirror); Buckeye chicken incubator; spool cabinet; oak washstand; old high chair; rocking chairs; painted kitchen cabinet (x2); barrister style display cabinet; doll cradle; cabinet top; painted square table; oak sofa table; dresser (3 drawer); Hoosier kitchen cabinet (small, white, tambor door, enamel top); oak table (w/ drawer); wood display cabinets; book case; highboy gentleman’s dresser; Jenny Lind twin frame; platform rocker; Victrolas; oak ice box; treadle sewing machines (x2); oak desk; Buckeye Style E incubator; dressers; cabinet bases; and other furniture items.



EdgeMar milk box (Chillicothe, RARE!); EdgeMar milk bottles; milk bottles (12+); Dazey butter churns (#40, #60 jar); Marbles (1500+); Cast iron including muffin pans (oval, heart, round, etc), shoe lasts-stands, pot belly stove; Snow sled; child tea sets; books LaMour, cookbooks, mystery, etc); dolls; doll trunks; meat grinders (12+); tea kettles; rug beater; chicken catcher; kraut cutter; cookie cutters; cherry pitter; hay hooks; primitive kitchen utensils; sugar buckets; sewing baskets, boxes, lots of old buttons; wood boxes, crates; antique ladies hats; aluminum ware (coasters, trays, mint dish, etc); table cloths, napkins, vintage textiles; celluloid dresser set, misc pieces; Adalake RR lanterns (Southern Pacific, ATS&F); Handlan RR lanterns (St Louis RR, others); Pauls Leader No 0 hand lantern; Burlington Route bucket; violin (w/ bow); games and puzzles; brass candlesticks; wooden Firkins; flatware sets (x2); shoe stretchers; liquor decanter bottles; beer steins (30+, Bud, German, stone); green fruit jars (x100+); egg basket; wooden rolling pins; enamelware (pots, pans, bowls); jelly kettle; brass kettle; copper boiler; pyrex mixing bowls; wood foot locker; LP’s; cookie cutters; mannequin; andirons; clocks (x12+, mantle, wall, cuckoo, Gilbert, Ingraham, etc); Singer miniature sewing machine (w/ carry cases Sew-Rite miniature sewing machine; cigarette lighter collection (20+, ashtrays); keys; Emerson table fan; cowbell; leather chaps; old door hardware; Gibson refrigerator jar; old bottles (Frank Pierson-Chillicothe MO, Ju-See-Brookfield, medicine, soda, others); wood soda cases; fishing reels; fishing lures; cider pump; kitchen tins; corn knives; kitchen primitives (sifters, cutters, others); salt and pepper collection (100+ sets); post beam scales; ammo boxes; ice tongs; cross cut saws (x3); lanterns (x4); Hobart store scales; scythes; galvanized funnel; table fans; planes; monkey wrenches; pulleys; meat grinders (x10); draw knives; hames; horse bits; store paper roller; Homer Laughlin Eggshell Nautilus china set; Coca-Cola signs; UNUSUAL sign (Penzoil-Bagged Ice, two sided); various framed prints (25+); Chromecraft chairs, table; ice cream chairs; crazy quilt; Stetson hats, hat boxes; Hallmark ornaments (x50+, trains, Winnie the Pooh, Peanuts, others); antique price guides; croquet sets (x3); cap pistol sets; character glasses; knives Frost, bowie, others); 30+ framed prints (bubble glass, End of the Trail, Lone Wolf, many others!) and more items too numerous to list!



Lots of kerosene lamps including cranberry hobnail hanging lamp; painted floral hanging lamp; (20+, table lamps, finger lamps, bracket lamp); miniature lamps (x10+); lamp chimneys, burner parts; Lots of stoneware including pitcher and bowl sets (x5); Weir jar; Frankoma stoneware (casseroles, pitchers, bowls, water set, more); stoneware crock bowls, pitchers, jugs, 10gal, 6gal, more; spongeware (bowls, custards); stone platters; Sleepy Eye pitcher; Lefton canister set; cookie jars (x6+, duck,clown, chicken, others); figural planters.



Large run of glassware including Royal Ruby (plates, cups, saucers, ash trays, vases, cruets, etc); Cape Cod decanter set; pressed glass serving dishes (x15+, Waterford, others); amber depression glass (Patrician, Cabbage Rose, Block, others); pressed glass bowls (Manhattan, Star of David, Westmoreland, others); depression coffee, spice jars; salt and pepper range shakers; green depression glass (glasses, plates, salt and peppers, etc); beer glasses, mugs; sandwich glass; carnival pitchers, glasses, tumblers; collector plates; oriental chocolate set; cobalt glassware (butter dish, sugar and creamer sets, cups, saucers, vases, more); lead crystal (mugs, decanter); cake stands; Wexford glass; Heisey glass; Fostoria American pattern (oval bowl, footed bowls, glasses, master and berry sets, more); Fostoria Chintz pattern (stemware, cups, saucers. Torte, plates, etc); Dugan Wheel Block opalescent goofus bowl; Moon and Stars (colonial blue compotes); coin glass; Candlewick pattern (sugar and creamers, master and berry sets, cups, plates, mint dish, etc); butter dishes; Pepsi glasses; pie plates; Anchor Hocking green vaseline cookie jar, spice jars, pickle jar; 3-faced goblets, shaker; cobalt; and 20+ boxes unopened at listing.


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