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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.

Char Martens Moving Sale- July 24 & 25 Northfield, MN

Friday, July 24 & Saturday, July 25       9:00AM-4:00PM both days

Char has sold her house and will be selling the following items located at 1701 Washington Street in Northfield.  Numbers will be given out at 8:00AM

Antiques & collectibles: enamelware coffee pot & basin, coal scuttle, Nylint Northrup King pickup truck, primitives, mantle clock, Franciscan Apple dishes, vintage “Joe Gordon” baseball glove, quadruple plate cream & sugar, pressed back chair, vintage postcards, John Deere toy combine

Furniture: kitchen table & chairs, Brother sewing machine, drop front desk, kitchen stools, arm chairs, drum table, chest of drawers, wooden bench, painted table, card table & chairs

Garage: yard and garden items, misc handtools, socket set, shop vac, lawn seeder, golf clubs, child’s skis, grill, step ladders, lawn chairs, lawn umbrella, hoses, shelving, birdhouses

Household & craft items: Community silverplate, stainless flatware, Oreck vacuum, crock pot & misc small appliances , cookware, Corningware, Pyrex, glass baking pans, cake pans, lamps, mirrors, binoculars, frames, mirrors, luggage, sweaters, coats, blankets, sheets, towels, baskets, pictures, books, rugs, Christmas items, holiday décor, craft items, craft paints, craft books, textiles & textile books, storage boxes, material, lots of misc of all types

Suzanne (Sue)Heselton Auction – Saturday, June 20

Sue is moving and will be selling the following items at public auction located at her home at 17039 Faribault Blvd, Faribault, MN.  Auction starts at 10:00AM, inspection at 8:30AM

ANTIQUES:Oak dresser w/mirror, walnut dresser w/mirror, 2 50’s Peterson Art Furniture dressers, walnut dressing vanity w/mirror, 2 drawer wash stand, side table, sewing stand, hutch, high chair, claw foot chair, matching rocker & love seat set, secretary, 2 large closets and a split (Dutch) door from old Faribault High School, beer steins, tobacco jars, antique tools, kitchen clock, stained glass windows

HOUSEHOLD:  Formica table & chairs, dining room table, 6 chairs, matching hutch, octagon end tables, Ashley coffee table, matching end table, Ashley recliner & matching love seat, Broyhill couch, 2 wingback chairs,  newer king bed, queen bed, 5 breakfast bar chairs, pine desk, computer desk, upright piano, 8 x 11 rug, 2 seater rocking horse, Corelle dishes, 16 Christmas plates, silver serving pieces, 46” stand alone TV, typewriters, Kirby vacuum, lots of household misc

GARAGE & SPORTING:  aluminum canoe, 2 chain saws, table saw, ladders, golf clubs, 24” punching bag, weight gym, hand tools, and lots more

“Animalia” Auction Saturday, June 6 Dundas, MN

Joy Ganyo is selling part of Seven Gables Bookstore’s extensive collection of Dog, Cat, Horse, and Wild Animal figures, prints, collectibles, books, and paper items.  The auction will be held indoors at 410 Stafford Lane S, in Dundas, MN.  Dundas is three miles south of Northfield, MN.  The auction will start at 3:00PM, with viewing opening at 2:00PM.  Dog items will start selling at 5:00PM

The auction will include: animal collectibles; salt & peppers, figurines, mugs, plates, etc. Framed and unframed animal prints, “Yard of Puppies”, horse, dog, and cat prints, hundreds of vintage dog & cat postcards, dog trading cards, dog stamp collection, animal playing cards, vintage animal advertising, fox hunt postcards, animal greeting cards, Nat’l Geographic animal prints, over 3000 dog, cat, horse, and wild animal books, breed books, Shepherds, Danes, Shelties, Collies, Bull Terriers, Schnauzer, Maltese, Labs, exotic breeds, Police dogs, Guide dogs, dog training books, stud books, war dogs, children’s stories, London, Kjelgaard, O’Brien, Curwood, sled dogs, Polar adventures, cat books, horse books.  Anything and everything animal.  Live auction only, so please plan to attend.  NO BUYERS PREMIUM AT THIS AUCTION   See 100+ pictures in our photo gallery