Frank Blessinger Estate Auction, Sat. July 20th

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

Saturday, July 20th  @ 9:00 AM 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. 

Large Uhl & Other Pottery Collection

Cedar Hill Farms butter crock; Oertels Little Brown Jug; #5 Blue Ribbon jug; Marlin & Co. L-ville mini jugs;  

small Potters Excursion1915 Red Wing to St. Paul jug; Seymour Octoberfest beer mugs; Ruckel’s Stoneware butter crock; sm. Wolfe Distilling Louisville Ky whiskey jug w/bail handle; sm. Distilled 1869 By Suitland Dairy Land jug; Roseville pedestal flower pot; 40 applebutter jars in different sizes; tall brown #6 jug w/spigot hole; white 1 gal. Storage jar w/bail handle & lid; gray salt glaze crock; white 1 gal. Fruit jar w/clamp lid; small storage jars w/clamp lids; 4 ½ gallon jugs; 6 #1 jugs; 9 #2 jugs; 3 #1 jugs; #3jug; 3 #5 jugs; all white #1 jug; #1, #2, #6, #8 double handle,   crocks; #2 Bee Sting crock; 2 brown wine jugs; 4 Mercury jugs; double handle #2 jar w/lid; brown Dog dish; 2 rabbit feeders; many pottery lids in different sizes & colors; many other pieces. Uhl Pottery: #10 bail handle crock; 2-#5 jugs; Chicken water; 5” blue Picket Fence bowl; #2 crock; #6 crock; 2 blue 7” and other vases; 2 Oertel’s Real Lager mugs; tall blue flagon pitcher; yellow bellied pitcher; rose ice & refrigerator pitchers; 4 Rustic Barrel Pitchers; Rustic Barrel mug sets; set of 4 br. grape mugs; 6” blue grape pitcher; Acorn jug; white rabbit w/basket; 8 Commemoratives in orig. boxes; rose, brown, blue grape pitchers; blue squat grape pitcher; 7 bellied jugs; 1” jug; many small bulbous jugs; Creme De Coffee jugs; and other pieces. Uhl Miniatures: Many miniature jugs including white & brown Botay jugs,  elephant jugs, Meiers label jugs, military boots, slippers, Dutch shoes, Egyptian jugs, baseball jug; tan hydrant dog; canteen jugs, many other miniatures of all types. 

Antiques & Collectibles

Unique Cattleman’s steer horn chair; steer horn hall tree; wooden log cabin; Everlast leather punching bag & gloves; vintage phonograph in cabinet; Elgin gold pocket watch; 25 porcelain figurines including Occupied Japan; Green Depression oil lamp; clear kerosene lamps; 8 straight razors in original boxes; 3 wooden cigar rollers; sm. brass bucket w/ handle; many Velvet & Prince Albert tobacco tins; different brand coffee tins;14 tin sewing machine oil cans; 4 boxes filled w/ record albums in their orig. jackets; many 45 RPM records in orig. jackets; oak clock shelf; Remington & Red Diamond, Northwestern Horse Nails, Dupont, wood shipping boxes; glass jar chicken water; many vintage RC cans w/popular baseball players on back; blue lightning rod globe; galv. Radiator can; sad irons; iron corn bread pan; vintage Jasper Telephone books; vintage post cards; Dubois County Military Review Books; 6 wooden printers trays; wooden table top display cases. NIB Frost Pocketknives. Advertising: Eckerle Dairy ash tray; Jasper Ice & Fuel Ice Pick; Stratmen Striegel Ashtray; Dubois Co. Tire ashtray;  Greenleaf Produce melon knife; Holland Dairy tray; “Lum & Abner Partners In Time” poster w/photos; 1968 Led Zepplin @ Winterland concert poster; Jasper Astra & Tivoli posters; Church fans; Francis Lueken & Son cloth seed sack; Burgers Seed Corn sack; printed burlap feed sacks; Jasper Roller Mills adv. Pieces; many small local advertising pieces. Kentucky Derby Glasses: many mixed date Kentucky Derby glasses. Graniteware: Many different type pieces in swirl and solid colors. Postage Stamps: Frame of Nazi postage stamps; World Wide Stamp album partially filled; filled American Centennial Covers album. Glassware: Many cartoon character printed glasses; 6 Wizard Of Oz character glasses; 8 sets Apoolo 11 & 13 glasses; Pyrex & Fire King measure cups; Pyrex & Fire King baking dishes; lrg. Red Pyrex mix bowl; colored aluminum tumblers. License Plates: Large box 1975 unissued Indiana plates; large box multi state plates going back to 1940.

Printed & Embossed Milk Bottles 

Many painted & embossed milk bottles including Ellsworth; Eckerle, Binhack Dairy, Gnau Dairy, Gnau Bros.; New Ulm Dairy; Twin City; Meadow Gold; Spriggs cream top; 12 small cream bottles; many others; wooden Huffman Dairy & Tip Top Creamery milk crates; several large bags of milk bottle caps.  

Vintage Tools

Heavy/Large wooden mallet; hay hooks; ice tongs; galv. oil fills; 3 barn lanterns.

Vintage Medicine & Soda Bottles & Caning Jars

Horlicks Malted Milk jar; Dr. Hostetters Bitters bottle; Warners Kidney & Liver Cure; embalming Fluid bottle; many other clear & brown medicine bottles; Pluto Water bottles; many others. Many, Many vintage soda bottles including Jasper Oak Flavors, Jasper Bottling, Ferdinand Bottling, Tell City Bottling, Petersburg Bottling, Suncrest, Barqs, Derrs, Mt. Dew, and many others. MANY, MANY vintage green & clear caning jars including Ball, Mason, Lightning, other unique names lids and sizes, etc. Single jars and large lots. Zinc and glass jar lids.

Household Furniture & Smalls

Beautiful oak lighted curio cabinet; like new gray electric lift chair; GE stacking washer & dryer; GE refrigerator; modern lawyers bookcase; wooden corner curio cabinet w/glass doors & bottom storage; 2 solid cedar chests; 2 GE dehumidifiers; sewing machine in cabinet; large Samsung flat screen TV; heavy pine dining table; Sanyo stereo receiver w/speakers; 2 drawer metal file cabinet; Tupperware; 2 NIB 12” Subwoofers; 2 DIB Pioneer car speakers; lrg. chrome & glass curio shelf; CDs & cassettes. 

Lawn & Garden

Like new Troybilt 6.5 hp 20” push mower; Echo shaft drive trimmer; like new wire mesh lawn & garden wagon; Shop Vac; new 1 gallon pancake air compressor; Air Works portable air tanks; electric Toro leaf blower; small hand tools, long handle tools; 10′ x 10′ folding canopy; 6 Lifetime plastic folding tables; 3 Rolators. 

Many Other Items Too Numerous To Mention

                                           Phone & Absentee Bidding Accepted    

Preview: Friday, July 19th            3:00 To 5:00 PM

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Owner: The Restate Of Frank Blessinger.

 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.