2011.04.09 Auction ~ Norene (Joppa) Nelson ~ Delavan, WI




(Successfully completed. Thank you all who attended!)



LOCATED: From Delavan, I-43 Exit, take WI Rd. 50 East 3.5-miles to stoplights at South Shore Drive, then right to Community Park entrance. From Lake Geneva, take WI Rd 50 West approx. 11-miles to Stoplights at South Shore Drive and then Left on South Shore to Park entrance. Watch for A+ Auction signs. 

NOTE: Auction is being moved to an indoor facility for you’re bidding pleasure. Many interesting & exciting collectibles to be found including Historic DELAVAN, WI Advertising Items. Plenty of seating & parking. COME ONE & COME ALL!

ANTIQUE FURNITURE/OLDER & COLLECTIBLE: Walnut Victorian chair; Walnut Victorian wash stand; Walnut tea serving cart; Oak press carved child’s rocker; Mahogany gate-leg table; Walnut church corner cab. w/stained glass door; Walnut church collection box; Deco floor lamp; Organ lamp; Victor XX-IV floor phonograph; Autoharp; Little Harry & Helen framed prints by Currier & Ives; Stained glass window; Photo of Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Circuses 1934; Walworth County Farm Directory, Oct., 1931; Miller Carmel glass shade table lamp w/8-panels; Oak medicine chest; Blickensderfer #5 typewriter w/wood case; Post card album; Deco floor lamp; Scrapbook w/trade cards; Rectangular & oval framed Godey’s 1800’s ladies fashions pages; Circus wall clock; (2) Circus Trapeze outfits; Trampoline costume; Concrete porch boy; Split bamboo fly rod; (2) Circus posters, 1960; Framed prints; Glass eye wash cups; Wade circus animal match strikes; Apothecary Counter Jar & (2) bottles;  Framed baby clothes; Quilts; Patchwork teddy bear; (8) Character hot water bottles; Cat C/I. Door stops; Dr.’s Lung tester; Bracket reflector oil lamp; Butler ash tray stand; Mortar & pedestal; Porcelain china head doll; (4) Composite dolls (rough); Ladies high shoes; Child’s rocking horse; Brass bed warmer; Bed warmer; Hook rug; Clown lamp; Steel wire wash stand; Wooden wheel tricycle; Spinning wheel; Framed Cat Adv. trade cards; Wash Pitcher & Bowl set; Blue mini oil lamp; Cast Iron Elephant bank; Cat’s Iron paper weight; Brass 8" hand bell; Mandolins; Violin; Cello; M. Hohner hand accordion; Oak hall Tree; Marching snare wood drum w/skin heads; Foley’s Honey & Tar cardboard ADV.; Wicker stick & ball baby carriage; Ornate wicker chair; S/T. shelf clock; PYRO art tie rack; Framed ABC’s sampler, Rosie Oniel ‘/6; Ladies Borganna Coat; Betsy Ross Boudoir doll; Duck House Heirloom doll lamps; Seymour/MANN, Fall doll; Newer flapper look dress; Painted Circus bowling ball and wood bench by Denise Murphy; 


SPECIAL INTEREST: Wooden carved carousel horse with a minimum $2,000.00 bid to open;

DELAVAN-DELAVAN LAKE MEMORABILIA: Framed photo of early Delavan Lake ship captains & Warren Parker Principle of Public Schools; (3) Ruby stained souvenirs; (3) Sterling Souv. spoons; Mettowee Hotel Souv. cup & dish; (2) Delavan pottery works pieces; Cigar box; Yardsticks; B. W. Christian & Co. Adv. dust pan; Dr. Greenburg’s opticians box & eye glass frames & bows; Original watercolor, Delavan Circus Clown, by Harriet Llewellyn; Mill Cup & Saucer; Delavan High School plate; Highland Park Dish & Plate; Post cards; Centennial Souvenir Program 1936; City of Delavan Ordinances 1917; Ink blotters; Lake Lawn framed brochures;

DELAVAN DAIRY BOTTLES: Golden Dairy-½ Pt., Delavan Creamery-Qt., Fawn Dawn Farm-Qt.; Three Oaks-Pt.; 

DELAVAN SODA BOTTLES: Reader & Co.; W. E. Peffer, Ginseng Products Co.; TRAY-The Ginseng Products Co.; Photo of C. D. Earnest Restaurant; 

BRADLEY ITEMS, The Farmers Record Book – Bradley Sheep Club, 1916-17; (8) Bradley Knitting Company fashion Ads; (5) fashion boxes; (2) framed knit scarf’s; (3) Bradley Ladies knit swimsuits; Mans V-neck, red sweater; Bradley’s ladies sweater & skirt on dress form; hand Advertising fan; 

BOOKS: The Story of Wisconsin, 1890; Circus Town, 1897; Children’s Story Books; Lake Geneva-Newport of The West Vol.1; Delavan High School ~ Childs Cloth book, c. 1918; The Beginning, End & In Between By Norene Joppa Nelson, Like New books (150) Available; 

COUNTRY KITCHEN & PRIMITIVE COLLECTIBLES: Oak wall phone; 8-DR. spice rack; (3) wooden Peg children’s games; Bucket bench; Buttocks 9" basket; (4) Lap coffee grinders; C./I Counter mount grinder; Arcade #3 Wall coffee grinder; Coffee tin; Copper tea kettles; Glass butter churn; Cranberry scoop; Wood crank churn; Candle box; 6-G. Cobalt stoneware churn; Blue Granite enamel coffee boiler & others; Wood Kitchen bowl; Narrow wood floor churn; Rolling pins; 6-Butter molds; Shadow Lawn Stoneware; Hoosier Spice Jars; Fudge warmer; Butter paddle; Adv. Tins & boxes; rabbit chocolate mold; Cookie cutters; Toy blocks; Sugar buckets; Snow sled; Pine wainscoted cupboard; Slant top pine desk; Wainscoted dry sink; Pin single drawer wash stand;

AUCTIONEER: Michael Murphy, DELAVAN, WI Registered WI Auctioneer #285.

TERMS: CASH or Pre-Approved Check. Photo DL/ID to register, bid & buy. 10% Bidder’s fee. All purchases must be settled for in full & prior to same day removal. Day of auction statements by auctioneer will prevail.

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