Eleanor J. Sopp Auction – Late Richard A. Sopp Jr. – Jeannie Smith P.O.A.

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020
Time: 9:30am
Location: Thornhill Auction Barn; 421 John Deere Drive; Troy, MO 63379
Directions: From Troy, MO go south on Hwy 61 to Moscow Mills Hwy C Exit. Go east on Hwy C to first 4 way stop, turn left on John Deere Drive (by Bank of Old Monroe) and go approximately 1 mile to sale on right, next door to Thornhill Real Estate Office. NOTE: Sale will be held indoors in case of bad weather.

Auctioneer’s Note: Mr. Sopp was 92 when he passed. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in WWII and the Korean conflict and received 2 Purple Hearts and many decorations for combat injuries serving his country. He had been the Paymaster of his Southside Marine Corp league 183 and served on an Honor Guard Team for burials at Jefferson Barracks. Big trains were his hobby, being a member of the 1522 Steam Train Association and participated in rebuilding and operations of the Frisco 1522 Steam Train located at the Transportation Museum. He was a 60+ year member of the Craftsman Masonic Lodge #717 AF & AM, Bonhomme Lodge #45 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Masons and Ascalon Commandery #16 Knights Templar and 60+ year Shriner, the list goes on. One of our true American Patriots. This collection is museum quality. This is a partial listing. See you at the sale. David, Dusty & Bill

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SELLS SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

ANTIQUE CARS: VINTAGE & MUSCLE

  • 1930 Buick Marquette, black w/suicide doors, ran when parked, stored indoors, sharp
  • 1959 Ford Galaxie, 2-door w/retractable top, 352 automatic, ran when parked, stored indoors, white, nice
  • Marquette 1930 Buick radiator
  • Model G car jack

ANTIQUE GAS PUMPS

  • Shell Clear View gas pump by Butler MFG Co., model 84, SN 1787 w/brass nozzle, had in family room over 50yrs., super pc.
  • Tydol Ethyl glass cylinder, Clear View-type gas pump
  • Standard Oil Clear View gas pump, may not be complete

RAILROAD MEMORABILIA

  • Drum caboose lights, St. Louis Steam #1522 Train Ass lighted sign
  • The Midnight To Chicago Wabash limited drum RR caboose light
  • Large locomotive brass bell #102512 (S) Chicago
  • Whistle (W) metal sign
  • Railway Express Agency Inc. sign
  • RR mail bag stick
  • 1967 Frisco US map
  • RR mail bag
  • RR air brake system ASHTON, U.S. Pat. No. D-100193
  • 3, brass steam engine whistles: A-75-440-MB #75 Leslie Tyfon – 1, Lunkenheimer #200 – 1, & 1 Powell
  • RR lanterns, Chicago
  • St. Louis Handlan RR lanterns
  • Engineers folding chair, Mo Pac by Jaggers Equipt. Kentucky
  • Burlington Northern Trains #962/1500, BNI-1522-3079 engines (print in frame)
  • Metal #3 platform sign
  • Brass locomotive bell
  • 4-way electric Handlan signal light
  • Wabash print in frame
  • 1976 The Freedom Train At The Gateway Arch signed print in frame
  • Handlan St. Louis 3-bulb switch light
  • MKT beam bottle
  • U P RR fuse box/fire box
  • Full set of 8, Wabash RR St. Louis NRHS 2010 China, N.I.B.
  • Angle Lamp Co.
  • Train brake
  • Lot RR locks & keys; Wabash, etc.
  • Lot RR oil cans: Seaboard, Wabash, Etc.
  • #1522 steam engine light
  • RR ashtrays
  • Lot Frisco RR dishes
  • Large brass train lantern
  • Wabash oil lamp
  • Large RR plate collection, 6 sets
  • Set Danbury Mint RR Sunshine Special Edition plates
  • Lot Romance on Rail plates
  • 1994 5th Edition classic American trains
  • Frisco doorknobs
  • Frisco dash light
  • Lot Battery Conger lanterns, hand signal lanterns
  • Osterheich Italian Express Roma Termini sign
  • Signal light, metal base
  • Train brass wall sconce
  • Lot RR & train pictures/photos
  • Wabash RR signs
  • North Coast Limited RR picture in frame
  • Northern Pacific 2661 engine picture w/Babe Ruth
  • 2 Pyle RR lights
  • Railway Express Agency advertising sign
  • RR sleeper car ladder
  • Conductors seat
  • Handlan oil can
  • Rio Grande RR dishes
  • RR crossing sign
  • The Twentieth Century Limited of the New York Central Lines 1923 print in frame, signed William Foster
  • Lot 1522 dishes
  • RR chair
  • Oil & steam engine cans
  • Signal lights
  • Early hand-crank lift
  • Train switchboard
  • Zephyr ashtray
  • RR switches
  • RR pamphlet holders
  • Roscoe Missel Horns pencil sketch of American steam trains
  • Pullman Berth blanket
  • Lot train horns, air-type: 1-2’, 1-5 horn set
  • Gas RR lanterns
  • RR Pullman car sinks
  • Lot Bell Western RR electric bells (8)
  • Danger Live Track sign
  • Brass RR valves
  • ACF aerial view print in frame, St. Charles Mo pc. (American Car Foundry)
  • Repo official local timetables, June 1888, Denver-Rio Grande RR wall mirror advertising
  • Wabash RR Gem oil lantern
  • Handlan brass signal RR table lamp
  • Lot green switch signs
  • Frisco spittoon
  • Lot RR lanterns w/embossed glass: CPR, CM & STP, GNRY, Mo. P.A.C., Handlan, Safety First St. Louis, NYC Lines Dietz
  • Lot RR Express signs (baggage cart)
  • Brass American La France Foamite Corp NY-Nozel
  • Union Pacific glass sign
  • Lot RR maps: 1951 Wabash RR route map, approx. 4 ½’ USA; 1967 Frisco U.S. map
  • 1961 Frisco picture car carrying train
  • Brass Scott Lamp Co. The New Vigilant RR Lamp, San Francisco Calif.
  • The Prime Inspection card holder

RAILROAD MEMORABILIA CONT.

  • RR switch & signal lights
  • 3-light RR crossing light
  • Stop car men sign
  • 2, fold-down Pullman car sinks
  • Westinghouse Red-Reservoir black brake pipe
  • RR soap dispenser
  • Frisco On The Rocks bar glasses, some w/train
  • 4503-1524 locomotives pictures in frame
  • 2 complete Semaphore signals
  • The Eagle RR dishes
  • RR dishes
  • RR plates
  • 1990 BNSF Appreciation poster & schedule, etched drawing #1522 by K. Hazell
  • 1989 Old Carthage Jail #18 of 400 etched by K. Hazell
  • The Eagle Mo Pacific Line silver soldered serving pc.
  • Train Wabash printer’s stamp
  • RR scratch pad, 1976 Calendar
  • 1928 dispatcher’s charts: MO, ILL
  • Tin Missouri Pacific Lines RR calendar
  • 1953 Movement of Trains charts
  • 1958 dining car lithographs
  • Early 1863 RR photos
  • Engine maintenance manuals, 1953-1954
  • Casey Jones Beam train decanter, locomotive w/tender in box
  • Frisco 5,000 miles serving MO-ARK-OKA-TEX-KAN-TEN-MISS-ALABA-FLORIDA electric sign
  • Lot RR hats: Pullman, Porter, Brakeman, Etc.
  • Pullman’s RR chair
  • BNSF RR flags
  • Lot RR books
  • Jaggers Equipment Co. RR chair
  • Partial List

O GAUGE TRAIN COLLECTION

  • Lionel trains: O Gauge, Locomotives, Tenders, Cars, Switchboards, Water Towers, Etc.. prewar & postwar, several w/boxes (These were Richard’s trains), several totes full
  • Lot HO: cars, track scenes, woodland scenes, track, some metal, lot N.I.B., several totes full

MILITARY, WWII, JEEP & DUCK PARTS, RADIOS, ETC.

  • Army radio system in crate for WWII, tank signal corp. wireless sets: #19 MKII, 18812 CRM, ZA 10178
  • Army radio wireless #19 Ser. CZR 12440-PHILA-44, 6-3 in crate
  • Military tactical portable radio set in crate w/transmitter/receiver #19 variometer C19946
  • WWII war department anti-tank mine, portable detector (sets on tank) 1944-1947
  • Bendix 1813-1-B aviation mag compass
  • Bendix 1829-2-A tank, brass valve vehicle Gyro compass
  • North Korea 1950-1953: war map, dates, deaths, etc.
  • Calculagraph trademark 95597
  • Military elevation Azimuth gauge
  • U.S. Army field marker set
  • Lot Duck parts: seat frames, etc.
  • Lot Army Jeep parts: lights, etc.
  • Lot Willey Jeep parts: mufflers, canvas
  • Army flare kit
  • Air Force ashtray
  • IOIG Bell system power system, 90-watt
  • Military air tank off Duck
  • 1947 military manuals, TM9-2800
  • Lot Military manuals, Operator manuals, Repair manuals, Jeep manuals, Firearm manuals, Drivers, Etc., 1942 era

BOAT & TRAILER

  • 1978 9.9 Johnson outboard
  • Jon boat, 12’ Sears, V bottom

PHONES

  • Approx. 5 oak, wall telephones
  • 1950’s Bell system payphone, green
  • 1950’s black dial phone
  • Lot candlestick phones
  • Lot telephone parts

ANTIQUE CARPENTER’S TOOLBOX, NICE

  • Lot antique carpenter tools
  • Antique taping machine
  • #2 BII Press letter stamping machine

SLOT MACHINES – VENDING MACHINES

  • 1910 Mill Novelty (gooseneck) 25¢ slot machine, stamped Spearmint 1776, super pc.
  • Nickel One Arm Bandit Mills slot machine, super pc.
  • Madam X (can answer yes or no) napkin 1¢ dispenser
  • 5¢ Northwestern Morris ILL peanut machine
  • Repo gum machine, floor-type
  • Coin return machine
  • Cash-in cash-out counter

FIREMAN MEMORABILIA

  • 2, brass fireman poles, St. Louis
  • Fire truck bell
  • Fireman’s hat
  • Brass fire extinguishers

SHOP TOOLS & MISC.

  • Craftsman 10” table saw
  • Electric roller paint system
  • 4 ½” bench vise
  • Surface sander
  • Air conditioner gauges
  • Welding torch
  • Drill bit sharpener
  • Lot metal pipe clamps
  • Assorted wrenches & shop tools, partial list
  • Misc. woodworking tools
  • Welding lines, gauges, torches
  • Service truck heavy duty lift
  • Partial List

Luxury Inn & Suites

107 King Dr
Troy, MO 63379
636-528-0080

Super 8 by Wyndham Troy

28 Turnbull Trail
Troy, MO 63379
636-528-6888

OWNER: ELEANOR J. SOPP –  LATE RICHARD A. SOPP JR.
                  JEANNIE SMITH P.O.A.

AUCTIONEERS:
DAVID THORNHILL
314-393-7241

DUSTY THORNHILL
314-393-4726
TROY, MO

BILL UNSELL
573-470-0037
FRANKFORD, MO

Lunch will be served.
All buyers will be photographed.
Terms: Cash or Good Check with Current Photo ID.
Out of State Photo IDs and Out of State Checks must be accompanied with a Bank Letter of Credit, call for details.
We do not accept Cashier Checks.
Items sold with no warranty.
They stand sold AS IS.
Owner & Auction personnel not responsible for accidents day of sale!
Announcements made day of sale take precedence over any advertisement!