Frank Blessinger Auction Day 2, Thurs. July 25th

The Estate of Frank Blessinger has commissioned Brahm & Brahm Auction/Realty to sell the following on

Thursday, July 25th  @ 4:00 PM ET

Auction located at the Huntingburg Conservation Club. Address is 8728 S 100 W Ferdinand IN 47532. From US 231 South in Huntingburg take Sunset Drive for 2.2 miles then 2 miles to auction site. Watch for auction signs. 

Vintage Tin Toys * Marbles

 Buddy L: Texaco Fire Chief fire truck, metal; road grader; ladder fire truck; dump truck; Scoop & Load; yellow car carrier. Nylint: dump truck; Aerial Hook & Ladder fire truck; semi tanker. Ertl: cattle truck; 3 bottom plow; AT&T service van; farm dump truck; semi tanker; tractor & wagon, #18, #88, #94 die cast stock cars, #32 Mac Tools die cast stock car. Tonka: Semi car carrier; bucket fire truck; Construction dump truck; track backhoe; AA wrecker truck; dump truck; bucket truck; Dune buggy; 2 small semis; red dump truck; 4 WD pickup. Tin Litho Toys: Tractor & loader; wind up Popeye; wind up Popeye in boat; Indy race car; “Winner” friction motorcycle & rider; Marx cat & ball; Marx wind up Goofy & Donald Duck; Marx cycle bar mower; 2 Marx wind up tractors; Marx delivery truck; Marx tractor & snow plow; Marx military plane; Marx Battle Ground play set; Marx wind up Army Staff car. Hubley tractor & manure spreader; Hubley dozer. Kingsbury canon truck; Structo cab over dump truck. Structo Toyland Garage Tow Truck; Lumar military truck; tin red & green military truck; 2 NIB Texaco Tanker Ships Dealer Offer, plastic; Folk Art tin & metal stork & frog; Fritchs Big Boy plastic bank; small Popeye pinball game; Spiderman phone;  several cap & holster sets; JI Case service truck;  Hubley cap gun & holster; Wyatt Earp cap gun & holster; Hot Wheels Mach 5 race car; many small cars, trucks, tractors etc by Arcor, Tootsitoy, Hubley, Midgetoy, Ralstoy, etc; board games including GI Joe Command Attack, All Star Baseball game, etc; NIB 2001 Holiday & Millennium Barbie; Rocket Shot pinball game; Nascar collectibles. Marbles: Several lrg. jars of mixed marbles including shooters; small bagged marbles. 

Child’s Tin Lunch Boxes

Cracker Jack w/thermos; Charlie Brown; Nancy Drew w. thermos; Land Of Giants; Red Barn w/thermos; Snoopy; Roy Rogers Chowagon; Dukes Of Hazzard; Hop Along Cassidy; Super Friends; Astronaut; Disney School Bus w/thermos;  2 Adams Family; and others. 

Printed & Embossed Milk Bottles 

Many painted & embossed including Ellsworth; Eckerle, Binhack Dairy, Gnau Dairy, Gnau Bros.; New Ulm Dairy;  Twin City; Nugent Farms; Ellerman Dairy; Ferlands Dairy7 cream top; Purity Made cream top; Weisheit Dairy; Golden Rod;  several large bags of milk bottle caps. 

Antiques & Collectibles

2 large Doberman Pincher plaster dogs; brass applebutter kettle; copper wash boiler; cherry pitter; red handle kitchen utensils; childs Western theme puzzels; 22′ x 60” Schaeffers pen glass & wood store display; tin ice cream scoop; 40 pottery applebutter jars in different sizes; many Velvet & Prince Albert tobacco tins; 3 rd. galv. wash tubs; galv. gas can & funnel; 5 galv. pails; 6 wooden nail kegs; porcelain & glass door knobs; wooden shipping boxes including Arm & Hammer Soda, electric blasting caps; miners carbide light w/reflector; wooden display cases; wooden ammo boxes; 4 boxes filled w/ record albums in their orig. jackets; many 45 RPM records in orig. jackets; 30 different shot glasses; wild boar mount; red globe RR lantern; many political buttons; different brand coffee tins; many Velvet & Prince Albert tobacco tins; Southern Star & Partridge lard tins; WWII History books; iron chicken door stop; wooden egg crate; sad irons; iron corn bread pan; Dubois County Military Review Books; 1839-1996 Jasper Fire Dept. History book; 1910 History Of Dubois County by George Wilson; Fredinand & St. Anthony Centennial books; many vintage RC cans w/popular baseball players on back; 6 wooden printers trays; metal bread rack w/trays on rollers. Glassware: Several lrg. boxes of green oatmeal glassware; 6 printed Disney glasses; 6 action figure glasses; Pyrex & Fire King measure cups; set of Fire King green dinosaur cereal bowls; colored aluminum tumblers. Antique Tools. NIB Frost Pocketknives. 

Vintage Medicine & Soda Bottles 

Collectible Caning Jars

Horlicks Malted Milk jar; Dr. Hostetters Bitters bottle; Stomach Bitters bottle; many other medicine bottles; tall Pluto Water bottles. Many, Many vintage soda bottles including Jasper Bottling, Ferdinand Bottling, Tell City Bottling, Petersburg Bottling, Suncrest, Barqs, Derrs, Mt. Dew, and many others. 7 wooden Double Cola & Coke cases; 8 plastic Coke cases. MANY, MANY vintage green & clear caning jars including Ball, Mason, The Dandy, Lightning, other unique names, lids and sizes, etc. Half pint to two quart. Single jars and large lots. Zinc and glass jar lids.  

Antique Tools

2 two man cross cut saws; lrg. iron leather punch; wooden block planes; metal well pulley; brush axe; bundle & pitch forks; 2 chopping axes;  straw & corn knives; large meat saw; froe; pair of red metal hames; steel pulleys; wooden block planes; vintage garden duster; several metal ammo cans; other antiques tools.  

Advertising Items 

Jasper Ice & Fuel ice pick; Pluto Water ashtray; Ferdinand Motors ashtray; Millers Dairy Service wall thermometer; Wm. Kalb & Co. Phillips 66 ashtray; Bartley & Oeding ad piece; Rumbach Queen City Grocery; 

Hoosier Garage ashtray; Luegers & Sternberg ashtray; 2 Hausenour & Sternberg ashtrays; GAB tin match holder; Firestone rubber tire ashtray; Otwell Milling yard stick; 3 Holland Dairy ashtrays; 1954 Gone With The Wind movie poster; large Bull Durham tobacco poster; Jasper Astra & Tivoli posters; Church fans; various S & P shaker sets; Royal Baking Powder shipping box; Dog & Suds & A & W root beer mugs; Lrg. “Parts City Auto Parts” tin one sided sign. Graniteware: Many different type pieces in swirl and solid colors.  Santa Claus Land Collectibles: Many small Santa Claus items including 3 printed glasses; other small items. 

Vintage Sports Collectibles

1939 Jasper Wildcats basketball program; 1949 Jasper Wildcats Basketball State Champs Photo Book; lrg. Framed 1939 “Welcome Huntingburg, Lets Go Wildcats” signed by Jasper business men;1949 Sporting News book; 1949 St. Louis Cardinals Score Card; 1955 & 1959 St. Louis Cardinals Score Cards; 1964 Cardinals & Yankees World Series Program; 1967 Cards & Red Socks World Series Program; 1968 Cards & Tigers World Series Program; 1965 Cards Year Book; Cards & Brewers Score Card; 1960 & 1972 Reds Score Cards; 1966 Reds Advertising Card; 1960 Reds Year Book; Basketball magazine w/Larry Bird cover; 1974 Whos Who in Baseball book; 1959 Chicago Bears Program; other vintage baseball & basketball books & magazines.  

Beer/Bar Signs

14” x 28”metal double side Cooks Beer sign; Miller High Life tin sign; Stag Beer lighted wall sign; 2 Sterling lighted wall signs; Sterling 1980 wall calendar; Sterling & Cooks wooden beer cases; vintage Oertel’s, Iron City, Hudepohl Beer cans; several Falls City wall calendars; Falls City & Old Style serving trays; Kessler’s Indy 500 & Kentucky Derby Winners banners; 27 Budweiser mugs; Drink Falls City barrel mug. 

Kentucky Derby Glasses

52 Kentucky Derby glasses starting in the 1950s.

Display Cabinets & Storage Shelves

Large chrome & glass lighted curio cabinet; glass & wood 22” x 60” counter top store display, w/rear sliding doors, lighted; many metal and wooden storage shelves. 

Many Other Items Too Numerous To Mention

                                           Phone & Absentee Bidding Accepted    

 Preview: Thursday July 25th    Noon To Auction Time             

 Auctioneers Note: Frank was an avid lifetime collector of many categories. Make plans now for this Absolutely Huge 2 Day Auction.Terms & Conditions: Cash or check with proper ID. Nothing to be removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents. Announcements day of Auction take precedence over previous advertising. No Buyer’s Premium.