It is our honor to sell items of the late Otto C. Opperman, Jr. (Ottie) who was a well-known auctioneer with 50 years in the auction business, and also the contents of the home of his mother, the late Edith L. Opperman,  that she occupied in Shawnee, OH since the early 1950’s. 
SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.
157 East Fair Ave., LANCASTER, OHIO 43130.

(AAA Multi Purpose Building located on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds.)

Directions: Use Lancaster Business Route-which is old U.S. Route 33.  In Lancaster exit Memorial Drive (opposite Walgreens) onto Fair Ave., follow about ½ mile to auction.  Easy to find.  Plenty of parking.  Signs.

Large Quantity of Shawnee, Ohio and Area Memorabilia! Antiques, Furniture, & Collector Items!
Over 150 pieces of SHAWNEE, OHIO Memorabilia Items including Early Shawnee Advertising, Old Lodge Ribbons, Sports Memorabilia from the 1950s, Old Paper Items,
Over 40 SHAWNEE & NEW STRAITSVILLE Postcards & Numerous Photographs,  
Over 50 Shawnee People Advocates Newspapers, lots more….. 
(See Shawnee Memorabilia Page for Complete List.)


1992 FORD Box Truck
Single owner truck with only 89,728 original miles!  V8, Automatic, Enclosed Box is approx. 15’ in length, garage door entry.  Truck sells at 12:00 with a reasonable reserve.

FURNITURE: Rare Watchmakers Cabinet w/ 15 Drawers w/ pull out cloth catch tray, Oak Triple Bookcase w/ carved accents, Oak 4-Stack Bookcase with leaded glass panel, Nice 2 pc. Bakers Cabinet with old tan & ivory paint, Punched Tin “Snowball & Diamond” Pie Safe with old Red Paint, Excellent 46” Round Oak Table on large knuckled claw feet surmounted with rosettes and rosette center pedestal, 2-Door Raised Panel Jelly Cupboard, Round Victorian Walnut Center Table, Victorian Oval Center Pedestal Lamp Table, Oak Case Singer Treadle Sewing Machine, Chest of Drawers w/4-dovetailed drawers, Caned Seat Chairs, Old Homemade Blanket Box w/red paint, Victorian Octagon Pedestal on platform w/storage compartment, Iron bed with brass post finials, Victorian walnut mirror with “S” monogram,  Small Cottage Washstand w/dovetailed drawer, Oak Round Country Kitchen Table, Oak Swivel Office Chair, Red 3-Shelf Utility Cart, Oak Claw Foot Dining Table Pedestal, 2-Bentwood/Plank Chairs, Ladies Drop Front Desk, Schoolmasters Desk with old red paint, Ladies Writing Desk w/cabriole legs and leaded glass lamp, Round Oak Pedestal Table w/ claw feet, Oak Counter Top Showcase with Gingerbread and 2 Shelves, Oak Country Store Showcase (4’x3.5’x26”, 2 Glass Shelves).

ANTIQUES & COLLECTOR ITEMS:  Double Civil War Era Leg Irons, (2) Colorful Hand Crafted Stained Glass Panels (1 jeweled), Fire Fly No.10a Youth Sled stenciled with Holly, ca. 1920s Lightning Rod and copper cable, Daisy Red Ryder No. 1938 Carbine BB Gun, 6-Steel Mid Century Modern Lawn Chairs including a-double seat chair, US Army 10th Infantry Gold Ring w/ insignia and eagles, Belmont Casket Brass Record Tube w/ Box, Hanhart 17 Jewel Stop Watch, Doxol Paperweight Thermometer, Hercules Powder Box, Brownie Hawk Eye Camera, (2) Quilts, Metal Christmas Tree, Wings of Aviation Cards, Ford Thermometer, Round Wire Coal Miners Clothes Basket, Washington C.H., Oh, Iron Christmas Tree Stand, Mid Century Modern Syroco Sunburst 8-Day Jeweled Wall Clock, Bradley & Hubbard embossed Floral Bouquet Bookends, 7-Large High Voltage Ceramic Insulators includes 10½”-9½’ 9”-8”dia and others, 2-Pitcher Pumps, Pressurized Sealed-top Brass Cylinder Well Pump, large set of 4-Iron & Glass Ball & Claw (3” dia.) Parlor Stand Feet, NRA Weather Station, Three-section 25” Silver-plate Table Mirror Plateau on Claw Feet, 1940s Samsonite 4918 Shwayder Bros Leather Covered Briefcase, 3-Vintage Suitcases, Blue Pine Tool Box, New/Old Stanley 34V Machinist Level in original box, Starrett (L.L.S.) Co.) 6” Level, Red Double Tree, Flemish Art Gloves Box, Tramp Art Plant Stand, numerous old Greeting Cards from 1930s/40s & 50s, 6-Complete Sets of Baseball Cards Topps-1988-Fleer 1981-1983-1990 & Score 1989 & 90,  2-old Shaving Brushes, Dr. Jpstetter’s amber Stomach Bitters Bottle, Clear Pond’s 14 panel Bitters Bottle, Dr. JGB Siegert & Hijos olive green medicine bottle, 7-Modern Molded Duck Decoys by Greenhead, Readhead & GHG, WWI Era Loose German & American Postage Stamps, (2) Horse Weights, Victorian Style 44” Locking Pedestal Mailbox w/Pony Express motif.

LIGHTING:  Mission Oak Table Lamp with southwestern leaded and stained glass shade, old turned 40” Brass Table Lamp w/ jade & slag glass spacers and custom silk/beaded shade, Iron & Brass Table Lamp, Iron Table Lamp w/slag glass spacer, 1950s Pottery Table Lamp, Cosmos Embossed Font Victorian Oil Lamp, Large Brass Pan Candleholder, Wagon Wheel Hub Hanging Light.  

ADVERTISING & OLD STORE ITEMS:   Porcelain Old Dutch Cleanser Sign (13”x(9”),  Porcelain Finck’s Detroit Special Overalls (12”x9”),  Porcelain Take A Whiz-A Better Drink Sign (18”x6”),  Porcelain Heinz Pickles A Pure Food Sign-(round 11”dia),  11½” Tin Cambria Packing Company Jackson, Ohio Thermometer, 11” Dakota Glass Footed Apothecary Candy Show Globe,  Slant Front 47” Counter Pie Showcase, 30” Curved Glass Countertop Show Case, Wooden Counter Top 9-Slot Display Rack,  3-old Pole Hat Display Stands, tin Wagner Brake & Lighting Cabinet,  old Waxed Cardboard 7Up Merchandise Case, 28” Coca-Cola Die-cut Easel Back Santa w/ elves,  Land  of Lakes Serving Tray,  Unissued Shawnee, Ohio Caribou Mining and Developing Company Stock Certificate, $50 per share w/mining vignettes, Atlantic Galvanized Bucket from Bowers,  Logan Ohio Supply Store, 7-Draft Beer Tap Handles (Bud, Bush, Kalians, Michelob),  Niehaus Marshmallows Tin, Calumet/Tetley Tea Advertising Tins, over 130 Vintage Milk Bottle Caps, Auction Flyers from the 30’s and 40’s (C.L. Karr, Auctioneer). 

OLD MOVIE POSTERS:  All are Full Sheet 41” x27”:  Old & Original 1944 Movie Poster Fig Leaf for Eve, staring Jan Wiley and Phil Warren, Belmont Pictures, Carry Westen Presents.  Old & Original 1946 Road Show Attractions Movie Poster Hollywood Revels starring Aleene-Sweetheart of the Follies Bergere w/ Exotic Lotus Wing-Adults Only, (filmed performance of a burlesque show at Follies Theatre). Old & Original 1973 Movie Poster Theatre of Blood staring Vincent Price & Diana Rigg.  Note: Posters are paper and will have fold wrinkles and small through creases due to years of storage!  
LOCAL ART:  1981 Hayden Dillon Painting Titled Ducks on Water painting of farm pond, ducks and corn stalks w/frame,  Floyd Hiles watercolor of American Queen Paddle Wheel Riverboat,  4-Garden Bugs carved by Local Folk Artist Don Faigley, Ed Fassig Log Stool.  Unframed Prints & Photo Art:  9-A.B. Frost Prints, 2-Remington Arms-Kuhn, 1950s Railroad Workman, Interior & Exterior Views-used as teachers’ aids photos, Shirley Temple Promo Items.  

COINS, CURRENCY and FOREIGN CURRENCY:   1889-o Morgan Dollar,  1935-44-45 Walking Liberty Half’s,  5-ea Franklin Half’s,  2-1964 Kennedy Half’s, several Wheat’s and other coins.  1953 $2 Note, 1978 $2 Note, 1935 $1 Silver Certificate, Bill Clinton $3 Novelty Note. Masonic Tokens, Authentic Foreign Currency: 1930 100 Pengo Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Hungary large paper note. 1934 Russian 5 Ruble Paper Note.  Large 1937 Russian 3 Chervonsta w/portrait of Lenin.  Large 1937 Russian 1 Chervonets w/portrait of Lenin. 20 Pengo 1930 Hungary Banknote, large Magyar Nemzeti Bank-portrait of Kossuth Lajos, 1938 Russian 1 Ruble paper note.  1936 Hungary 10 Tiz Pengo paper note.

GLASS & PORCELAIN:  JEWEL TEA:  Hall’s Jewel Tea “Autumn Leaf” includes a Ball Pitcher, Round Baker, JEWEL TEA: Hall’s Jewel Tea “Autumn Leaf” includes a Ball Pitcher, Round Baker, 21” Floral Jardinière and Pedestal, 2 pc Jardinière and Pedestal, Highly Decorated Porcelain 13” Vase/Table Lamp,  Decorated Havilland Compote with handles, Decorated KPM Cream & Sugar,  Cut Glass Table Lamp with fringed shade, Opalescent Hobnailed Cologne Bottle, Fire King Jadeite Batter Bowl, Nest of Fire King Red Dot Bowls, Beautiful Gold Encrusted Bohemian Emerald Green 10” Lidded Candy Dish w/ enameled flowers, Lovely Cambridge Crown Tuscan Charleton 10” Bud Vase decorated w/ roses and gold vines, artist initialed, Amber Silver City Silver Overlay Flanders (poppy) Bon Bon Dish, Amberina  Westmoreland “Swan” Dresser Box, Heisey Plug Horse Figure, 16” Majolica Running Rabbit, LL'air du Temps 1oz Kissing Doves Perfume Bottles, Meat Platters.

BOOKS:  300+ Reference Books, including Furniture, Pottery, Glass, Guns, Tools, etc.  Railway Equipment Register 1930, 1909 Farm Laws, Lima Sash and Door Co. 1905, Starret Tools Catalog, Odd Fellow Manual 1874, The Collier Barnett Co. Millwork Catalog, Pennsylvania Railroad List of Stations and Sidings 1913, West Virginia 1913 Leather Bound Ledger, American Flyer 1926 Catalog, Vindex Toys, Kenton Toys, Kingsbury Toys Catalog, Logan Pottery Catalog, Nelson McCoy, American Clay Products, USS Galveston First Aid Manual, Personnel Manual, CLG3 (July 23-Aug. 24, 1962), History of Perry County 1980, and more.

 TOYS:  Marx Toys Pressed Steel Magnetic Crane Truck, Junior Dial Typewriter, Spell and Check, (2) Cap Guns, Marx Tin Litho E-12 Toy Wind Up Tank, Marbles, Roy Rogers Chaps, Fun with Gilbert Chemistry Set, Science Craft Microscope Outfit, Foto-Electri Baseball, Games.

MISC.:  (4) Aluminum Display Cases, (4) folding tables,  and Tarps.

Terms:  Cash or good check auction day.  NO Buyers Fee.  You Pay What You Bid.   Positive Id required.  Food available.

​Owner:  Kay Opperman





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