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Norman/Becher Antique Auction- Saturday, Sept 26, Kasson, MN

Huge antique auction featuring gorgeous antique furniture, Red Wing crocks & pottery, primitives, Scandinavian items, license plate collection, glass, china, artwork, vintage sporting equipment, and much more.  Items include: painted kitchen cupboard, dry sinks, Amish drop leaf harvest table, walnut hutch, stepback cupboard, oak halltree, large pine cupboard, and many more pieces of fine furniture.  Red Wing salt glaze butter churn, many salt glaze crocks, Rappite pottery pitcher, advertising pieces and many more.  Old Scandinavian bench, hand made Norwegian yarn winder, Norwegian bench bed, Norwegian “Spark”, hand chiseled food bowl w/stand, Hardanger, 1872 painted trunk and much more.  Primitives include: large unique cast iron garden gnome, stagecoach strong box, enamelware, Toledo scale, vintage quilts, goat & lamb yokes, wooden butter churns, blue Bennington type marbles, Zenith coaster wagon, Reddy Kilowatt items, kerosene lamp collection and lots more.  Extensive Minnesota license plate collection including near perfect 1911 plate and two unique boiler licenses that pre-date license plates.  These collections have to be seen to be believed.  Plan now to come and spend the day with us in Kasson on September 26.  This is an auction that is not to be missed.  See more pictures in our photo gallery.  Auction starts at  10:00AM, inspection begins at 8:00AM. NO BUYERS PREMIUM,   ORDER OF SALE: sale starts at 10:00AM with primitives, glass, china, and  artwork.  12:00 PM Red Wing, crock & pottery, 1:00PM Scandinavian items & furniture, 2:00 PM-license plates.  We will see you in Kasson on Saturday, September 26

Theberath Estate Auction – Northfield, Saturday August 29

Original Studebaker sign, original theater seats from Grand Theater in Northfield, Ithaca shotgun, bolt action military rifles, saber, vintage slave ball & chain, large boat lights, dollhouses, alarm clock collection, paperweight collection, typewriter collection,  collection, sad iron collection, Brazilian artwork, lots of primitives, brass trumpet, change box from San Francisco trolley car, wall telephone, National brass cash register, 26 pocket watches, lighter collection, wall clocks, stereopticon & cards, Singer treadle, 1930 Philco cathedral radio, flintlock pistol, octagon barrel rifle, 3 cent stamp machines, furniture, golf carts, beer lights, wood carvings, Emerson table radio, and much more

We invite you to join us as we sell the collections of Fred & Fern Theberath. The Theberaths traveled widely and lived abroad, making their collections unique and varied.  There are many museum quality pieces.  Everything is in near perfect condition.  There will be NO BUYER’S PREMIUM.  The auction will be held at the Theberath home at 4152 320th St W in Northfield, MN.  The auction starts at 10:00AM.  Inspection beginning at 8:00AM.  Auction will be outside under a tent.  Lunch is available.  Come early, bring a chair, and enjoy an old fashioned outdoor auction.  See more pictures in our photo gallery.

“Animalia 2″ Auction – Saturday, August 22

Joy Ganyo is selling more of her extensive collection of animal related items, including animal figurines, collectible animal paper ephemera, animal prints, and books. The auction will be held indoors at 410 Stafford Lane S, in Dundas, MN.  There are 500 lots of dog, cat, horse, and wild animal items.  The auction starts at 3:00PM, with inspection starting at 2:00PM.  Dog items will sell at 5:00PM.   See hundreds of pix in our photo gallery

Northfield Library Renovation Auction – Saturday, August 8, 10:00AM

Beginning this fall, the Northfield Public Library, Northfield, Minnesota will begin a major renovation project to update and improve the library facility. While many items will remain in the new and improved library, numerous items will not have a place in the renovated space and will be auctioned off on August 8. This is your chance to own a piece of library history!  Viewing will start at 8:00AM and the auction will begin at 10:00AM at the library at 210 Washington St in Northfield


Antique Quarter-sawn 3 sided Oak Library Circulation Desk circa 1910  approx. 42” x 102” , Oak circulation desk with granite top  approx. 102” x 27” , Smaller oak circulation desk with granite top   30” x 124”, 2 square oak tables with red tops  48” x 48”, Built-in corner desk work station  and upper bookshelves, 5 Green leather wing-back chairs, Oak reference desk  76 ½ “ with added side section, High & low computer desk with 4-6 computer stations  64” x 87”, Custom made oak computer station for 6 computers   54” x 126”, 1 wood office desk with 5 drawers 30” x 66”, 1 wood order desk with 2 drawers  approx 30” x 60”, 1 metal office desk with 5 drawers 24” x 60”, 3 Metal filing cabinets – putty colored : 36” x 40”, 1 Metal filing cabinet – putty colored 40” x 42”, Metal lockers for 14:  78” x 86” x 16”, Various rolling desk chairs, Various oak desk chairs, Upholstered chairs with wood arms, Upholstered chairs with cloth arms, 10 Partially upholstered chairs with no arms, 11 wood chairs with black painted backs,3 blue upholstered chairs with swing tables, Blue café table with 2 matching tall stools, 2 brass lamps, 2 portable computer desks, Folding blue plastic tables:  30” x 72”, Oak bookcase 12” x 82”, Folding & adjustable metal wood laminate table : 30” x 72”, Stackable meeting room chairs – 8 blue with arms/ 12 blue without arms, Stackable meeting room chairs – 6 red with arms / 6 red without arms, Stackable wood meeting room chairs, Red microsuede love seat, 71” oak wall shelf, Bulletin boards, oak tables of varying sizes, Miscellaneous children’s toys, Caramate slide projector, slide trays and projection screen, Children’s red computer desk, 2 Oak built-in bookshelves 36” x 68”, Metal storage cabinet  36” x 78”, Built-in cabinet with blue laminate top – 7 drawers & 5 cabinets with sliding shelves, Various wall cabinets and wall pockets, Oak double-sided cabinet and shelves 28” x 77”, Metal double sided shelving unit 36” x 78”, 4 Oak picture book bins :1 – 33” x 66”, 1 – 32” x 44”, 2 – 32” x 33”, 1 red Media bin – 22” x 45”, 2 counter tops with wood edge, Miscellaneous framed art prints, Round butcher-block table, Butcher block kitchen table 30” x 53”, Quarter sawn antique oak magazine table 48” diameter, 3 rolling carts, 2 – 2 drawer black metal filing cabinets, Overhead projector, VHS/DVD players / small TV/ radios, 2 weighted sandwich boards for advertising, Electric typewriter, Microfiche reader, Miscellaneous office items.  See pictures in our photo gallery.