DONGES ESTATE AUCTION
updated 3/19/2019 @ 4:32 pm
DONGES ESTATE AUCTION
Advertising ♦ Primitives ♦ Sterling Silver ♦ Xenia, Ohio Items ♦ Maps ♦ Stoneware ♦ Furniture ♦ Ephemera
Friday ♦ March 22, 2019 ♦ 10:00 am
Auction Location: Cedar Land Event Center, 200 Parkview Lane, Cedarville, OH. From the middle of Cedarville (US 42 & SR 72), take N Main St south to east on Parkview.
Auctioneer’s Note: The Donges name has been synonymous with Xenia, OH, for well over a century. With the passing of Mr. Donges, we are pleased to represent the family in this first of numerous offerings from his vast collection. Join us for a wonderful selection of some of the best items that he collected over his nearly eighty years. Preview Thursday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Doors open Friday at 8:00 AM.
Advertising: Large 1932 porcelain Coca-Cola sign; Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co tin sign; cigar sign; Ivory Soap sign; Coca-Cola trays; Coca-Cola cardboard sign (original frame); Pabst Beer sign; Coca-Cola thermometers; Cunard Lines cruise ship sign; “Prescription” lighted sign; Borden’s lighted sign; Springfield Breweries tray; Coca-Cola trays; good selection tins & bottles; Coca-Cola barrel; Winchester & Remington 2-part shell boxes; Humphrey’s Remedies signs; & a good selection of other good advertising items.
Antiques: Advance 1¢ matchbox dispenser; 17’ Old Town canoe; 6’ ship’s wheel; small ship’s wheel; early coin-op dice game in oak case; barber pole; (2) penny scales; wolf trap; (2) early stamp machines; vintage pay phone; large Star Coffee grinder; commercial electric coffee grinder; good selection Indian Head crocks & churns; Columbus, Cincinnati, Kentucky, & Dayton advertising jugs; large wood & iron well bucket; vintage porcelain milkshake mixers; No. 14 Griswold & Wagner Ware cast iron skillets; barbwire collection; early badges; railroad lanterns; railroad stop sign; railroad locks & keys; cigar store Indian; optometrist tools in original oak case; cast iron match safes; cast iron rabbit mold; early betty lamp; miner lamps; small stoneware advertising bank; apothecary jars; pharmacy show jar; ice cream scoops; rope maker; seltzer bottles; pharmacy scale in oak case; Harrisons Coffee box (Cincinnati, OH); scales; large school bell; steam whistle; cast iron book press; cast iron bottle corkers; spurs; top hat; shooting gallery targets; set of dry measures; (2) Winchester grain scales; tar carrier; wood barrels; wood wagon; cast iron door stop; early wood & iron slicer; & much more.
Tools: Large anvil; smaller anvil; rare Ormsby’s vertical gauge made in Xenia, Ohio; good selection antique tools; mortising machine; broad axes; good selection Winchester, Keen Kutter & Marbles tools; auger display in oak case; collection miniature cast iron tools; Winchester flashlight w/batteries; & good selection related items.
Taxidermy: Bobcat full body mount; large rattlesnake in display case; quail; caribou; wolf; mule deer; & piranha.
Ephemera: Large selection postcard albums; early Ohio maps; good selection local ephemera; advertising items; early ledgers; Greene County, OH, Atlas; early catalogs; early matchbook collection; stereo cards; early photos; advertiser fans; Wright Flyer photos; vintage movie posters; vintage Fortune magazines; calendars; large Xenia, OH, newspaper books; & more.
Currency & Pocket Watch: Waltham 14k pocket watch; 1929 $20 First National Bank, Osborn, OH; 1850s $3 State Bank Of Xenia, OH; $5 & $10 1903 Xenia National Bank; 1929 $5, $10, & $20 Xenia National Bank notes.
Xenia, OH, Items: Large selection milk, medicine, & beer bottles; good selection paper items; advertising items; ribbons; (2) coin silver spoons; & much, much more.
THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM C. DONGES
Debrah K. (Donges) Quirk, Exec; S. Brewster Randall, II, Atty
Greene Co Probate Court No 45725E