Kraft Auction Service Presents
41st Anniversary Antique and Collectible Auction
January 12th, 13th, and 14th 2018
Starting at 10am CST each day!
Auction Preview: January 11, 2018 12-6pm
Located at the Porter County Expo Center 215 E Division Valparaiso, IN. From US-30 and IN-49, go south one mile to Division. Turn east Expo Center is on north side of the road. "Watch for Kraft Auction Signs!"
Friday January 12, 2018 "Running 2 Rings"
Starting at 10:00am CDT
Ring 1- 400 Lots of Coins, Bullion and Currency and 600 Lots of Fine Jewelry and Watches
Highlights Include: Coins: 20+ gold coins; Pan-Pacific gold coin; 1899-CC Morgan dollar; 400+ Morgan and Peace dollars; 100 oz silver bar; silver bullion; 1916-D Mercury Dime; 1909-S VDB Wheat Cent; type coins; $500 and $1000 notes; Scarce $5 Atlas National Bank Note; Proof and Mint Sets; 90% Silver coins and much more... Jewelry: An outstanding selection of 600+ lots of fine and costume jewelry including a 10.21 carat round diamond solitaire; numerous 1+ carat diamond rings; GIA graded sapphires, emeralds and other gemstones; platinum rings; gold chains; numerous sterling rings; Breitling watch; genuine black Tahitian pearls; numerous earrings; pocket watches; and much more...
Ring 2- 1000 Lots of Collectible Trains and Vintage Toys
Highlights Include: 400+ lots of vintage American Flyer and Lionel trains; engines; cars; boxed sets; transformers; accessories; thimble drone racers; huge International Harvester toy truck collection with numerous boxed toys; farm tractors; Buddy-L pressed steel trucks; Ertl trucks; Tru Scale trucks; Ford Flivver prototype trucks; Japanese battery operated toys; western toys and cap guns; BB guns; Smith Miller trucks; 50's Robot collection; numerous cast iron toys; still banks; and so much more..
Saturday January 13th, 2018 10:00am "Running 5 Rings All Day!"
Ring 1: 35 Collector Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Tractors, 100 Premier Antique and Collectible Toys, 400+ Signs, Gas Pumps, Coin-Op, General Store Items, Vintage Advertising, Car Collectibles, Pedal Cars, and so much more...
Highlights Include: 100 Premier Toys including 30+ pressed steel trucks by Buddy-L, Smith Miller, Steelcraft, Turner, American National, Keystone, Sturditoys and more; 40+ cast iron toys including Hubley "Say it with flowers" motorcycle, private label trucks, Lindy plane, Vindex, and more; mechanical banks; #42 and #98 Racers; King K cars; outstanding Muhammad Ali personal collection with personal items from the fighters first wife; Collector Cars: 2005 Ford GT, '29 Ford Model A Truck, '17 Chevrolet Touring car, '59 Studebaker Scotsman truck, '55 Ford T-Bird, '58 IH A120 4x4 truck, '57 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe, '80 GMC Sierra truck, '37 Chevrolet Fuel Truck, '30 Dodge fire truck, '28 Chevrolet National Roadster, '30 Lincoln Model L 5 passenger phaeton "Full Classic!", '56 Ford Crown Victoria, '25 Ford Model T Doctor Coupe, '54 Chevrolet Corvete "9K Mile Survivor", '07 Ford Shelby GT-H convertible, '23 Ford Model T Track roadster, '67 Chevrolet C10 custom, '63 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, '58 Chevrolet Impala, '67 Cadillac Convertible, '75 Toyota FJ Land Cruiser, '60 Ford Thunderbird J-Code, '66 Ford Thunderbird, '01 Chrsyler PT Cruiser limo, '63 Mercury Comet Gasser, '70 Pontiac GTO Ram Air, '51 MG TD roadster, '62 Studebaker Grand Turismo Hawk, '66 Chevrolet Impala, '62 Chevrolet Impala, '89 BMW 325i tuner, BELT RAILWAY WORKMAN'S CABOOSE, '27 Ford Model T Sedan, '23 Ford Model T Touring Car, '27 Chrysler 4 Door Sedan, 2000 Dodge Ram Monster Truck; 3- professional racing go carts; racing memorabilia; 250+ Advertising Signs: Oldsmobile DSP, Shell DSP Neon, Cadillac DSP, Frontier gas globe, Texaco pole and sign, numerous 6 footers, 4- Whitstle pop signs, other soda pop signs, lighted clocks, numeours beer neons, ice cream, pump plates, antique beer signs; left and right Mobil cookie cutters, White Eagle cast iron eagle, bottle racks, and much more; 30+ pedal cars and tractors including American National; Vintage bicycles; vintage soda fountain; Ted Nugent pinball machine; totem pole; antique slot machines including one arm bandit; gas pumps; coin-op; old license plates; popcorn popping wagon; railway cart; soap box derby cars; RR bell; huge Harley-Davidson motorcycle memorabilia; antique Harley-Davidson motors and part collection including 3- 20's JD motors, 4- Panheads, '46 flathead, rare panhead cut-away model, motor parts, motorcycle frames, fenders, wheels, forks, and more; Vintage motorcycles including: 1924 Harley-Davidson JD, '47 Indian Chief "barn find", '77 HD XL CR1000 Cafe Racer, '75 HD FLH 120, '99 HD Screamin' Eagle, 2- '75 BMW R60/6, '79 BMW R90/6, AllState Jetsweep, '73 Honda CB450, '81 Vespa P125X, and more; wooden scale model carriages; barbers chairs; the huge International Harvester collection of Terry Hankins including advertising clocks, framed lithographs, porcelain thermometers; signs, and much more...
Ring 2: 600+ Lots of Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Fine Furniture, Sterling Silver, Pottery, Porcelain, Mid-Century Modern, and other high quality collectibles!
Highlights Include: 25+ Lots of sterling silver; Lotton Glass; numerous bronze statues; Rookwood; Roseville; Weller; Newcomb College vase; Galle; Tiffany glass; Steuben; Durand; Teco; Dedham; Van Briggle; Polia Pillin; Roycroft; Stickley; various lamps; cast iron lawn jockey; primitive furniture; rod iron gates; spool cabinets; stained glass; '72 Fender Telecaster; phonograph; music boxes; outstanding collection of Victorian furniture by Meeks, Betler, Henkel, and MItchell and Rammelsberg; Herman Miller sofa with outstanding floral pattern; mod-furniture and paintings; Fine Art by listed artist including: James MacNeil Whistler, Francis Chapin, J. Tintoretto (old master dated 1594), Ted Long, Hasuri Kawase, John Steel, Chuck De Haan, C. Currry Bohm, Louis Oscar Griffith, Robert W. Grafton, Paul Conner, Matt Lamb, Picasso, Dali, Tim Liess, Antoine Blanchard, Edouard Leon Cortes, Margaret Lockwood, H. Waldek, Evert Pieters, and man more; carousel horses; outstanding grouping of cloisonne including a pair of stork candle holders and large fish bowls; great grouping of cyprus wood furniture including tables, lamps, chairs, and more; antique clocks; vintage cameras by Leica; antique doll collection; Waterford crystal; Armani statue collection; Buff and Buff transit; the best LLadro collection possibly to sell in the midwest ever, 285 Lladros including 18th Century Coach, 2- In The Gondolas, The Stroke of Twelve, Hawaiian Festival, Winter Wonderland, Kitakami Cruise, Apollo Landing, George Washington, Full Jazz Band; Flowers of the Season, and many many more; stoneware; almost complete set of Playboys including Issue No. 1 with Marilyn Monroe; Mark Roberts Fairies; antique quilt collection; and much more...
Ring 3, 4 and 5: Over 2000 uncatalogued lots to be sold to onsite bidders including antiques, collectibles, furniture, primitives, coin-op, advertising, and so much more. Something for everything in these rings!
Sunday January 14th, 2018 10:00am "Running 2 Rings"
Ring 1: 700+ guns including an outstanding one owner collection of 285 vintage unfired handguns and 100+ lots of ammunition.
The Unfired Collection: This outstanding private collection of 285 unfired vintage guns includes Colts, Smith and Wesson, Browning, Walther, Mauser, Llama, Star, Beretta, Erma, Ruger, High Standard, VB, Norton, Harrington and Richardson, Indian, Charter Arms, RG Ind., Bauer, Garcia FI, American, Auto-Ordnance, 2- Auto Mags, and more. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy so many great guns at once!
Special Feature Guns: Winchester Model 21 28GA grade 6; Scarce Napalese Bira Hand Crank 577/450 gun (1 of 50 made); Colt Snake Guns including Python, Cobra, Diamondback, Anaconda, and King Cobra; Winchester Pre-64 model 70; numerous Browning Belgium guns; Winchester Commermoratives; LeFever .410 side by side; 2- Winchester Model 42 .410; Spencer carbines; Winchester Model 66 yellow boy; Winchester Lever Action Rifles including Model 1873's, 1892's, and 1894's; Colt 1860 Army revovler; Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver; Colt Single Action Army; Colt 1851 Army revolver; Sharps 1863 carbine; and many more...
Military Guns: 6- German Lugers; WWII Japanese and German sniper rifles; P38 pistol; Quality Hardware M1 carbine; Springfield trap doors; various M1 garands; German Mausers; Japanese Arisakas; and many more...
Long Guns: Henry Rifles, new in box; 2- Henry Boy Scout Editions; Shotguns by Winchester, Remington, Mossberg, Ithaca, Franchi, Savage, Kassner, Stevens, J.C. Higgins, Springfield, Western Field, Benelli, Harrington and Richardson, CZ, Stevens, L.C. Smith, and much more; Rifles by Ruger, Winchester, Remington, Kel-Tech, Henry, Springfield Armory, Savage, Marlin, Walther, Weatherby, Norinco, Quakenbush, and more; numerous muzzleloaders; antique side-by-side guns; Ducks Unlimited edition guns; and many more..
Pistols and Revolvers: Springfield Armory Legen Chris Kyle .45 ACP; Colt Ace Service Model; Ruger; Walther; Beretta; Springfield; Smith and Wesson; Colts; Raven; Llama; Glock; Sig Sauer; Browning; Bersa; 1866 J. Derringer Percussion; several black powder revolvers; and many more..
10,000+ Rounds of Ammunition - 50+ BB and Pellet Guns - Gun Parts - Ammo Boxes and More!
Ring 2: 800+ Lots of military, knives, outdoor, and gun collectibles.
Taxidermy: 180+ Mounts including Boone and Crockett Bison, B&C 8x8 Elk, bobcats, mountain lion, numerous whitetail deer, sheep, African game, mule deer, Kudu, red fox, wild turkey, bear and cat skulls, european mounts, fish, 9.5' brown bear, numerous full body black bears, bear rugs, squirrels, pheasants, caribou, muskox, Zebra, alligator, skunks, coyotes, rattle snakes, monkeys, texas longhorn horn sets, moose horns including 66" set, and many more...
Knives: Muela Macareno Wild Boar Sterling Knife; Schrade boxed knives; Colt folding knive; Franklin Mint John Wayne; pocket knives; stag hand bowie knife; numerous stag bowie knives; Buck knives; skinning knives; Marble's knives; Case knives; Winchester knives; and more...
Fred Bear Bow Collection: Outstanding single owner bow collection of 100 Fred Bear bows all made in Grayling, Michigan from 1945 to the late 1960's. The collection includes one prototype bow!
MIlitary Jeeps and Vehicles: 1942 Ford GPW WWII Jeep; 1952 Kaiser Willys M38A1 military jeep; 1952 Willys M38 military jeep; 1963 AMC M422A1 Mighty Mite; Studebaker M29 Military Weasel; Military Jeep Trailer; and US Military M274 Mechanical Mule
D-Day Assault Maps and Battle Plans Grouping: Important WWII D-Day Allied Invasion documents & maps compiled by Captain Samuel L. Hamilton of the Army 499th Medical Company. The collection includes the the Top Secret Operation Neptune (Normandy Landings)Monograph, copy #75. Each page is marked "Top Secret Bigot" which is a designation given to classification beyond Top Secret. This is the first and only known set of identified documents ever to come up for auction!
Military Collectibles: Hitler cast plaque; WWII German autograph set including Hitler, Himmler, Keitel and more; FDR signed letter; numerous WWII German helmets and hats; SS barracks stool; WWII German Army Infantry uniform; numerous German daggers including SS dagger; Japanese Samurai swords; Civil War GAR drum; US military uniforms; German military photo albums; SS stick pins; SS service manual; numerous swords; practice bomb; German medals; 25+ German Nazi flags; Civil War documents; WWII German Knights Cross; and much more..
Other Highlights: 1880's American Indian ceremonial tomahawk; early plains Native American beaded holster and moccasin; snow shoes; New House No. 6 bear trap; Mackenzie 1886 Bear Trap #15; brass cannon; cannon carriage; western bronze statues; tobacco store Indian; compound bows; Safari targets; aluminum arrows; hors hide carriage blankets; airplane props; KKK robe, plates, and knife; antique police collectibles, many Porter County Sheriff items; and much more...
Absentee and Phone Bids Welcome!
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Terms: Cash, all major forms of credit cards, or good check with letter of credit. 3% service fee for credit cards. 7% Indiana sales tax. Buyer's premium of 10% onsite, 15% phone and absentee, and 20% online. Register with positive ID. Settlement the day of the sale. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold. Information announced day of sale takes precedence over printed material.
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James R. Cash - AU01050446
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