Doug & Carol Biggers & Others Auction

Date: Friday Night, March 8, 2024 and Saturday, March 9, 2024
Time: Friday Night 6:30pm-doors open at 5:00pm and Saturday 9:45am-doors open at 8:00am
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 stop light, 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 with heat & seating, come rain or shine.

Auctioneer’s Note: Doug & Carol have been married 57 years. They’ve enjoyed attending auctions and have decided it’s time to sell. Doug was a pharmacist for 50 years. He loves everything outdoors, hunting, fishing, and time with family. Doug is a member of The National Fishing Lure Collectors Club. Due to the size of the collection and time of year, we will sell the fishing lure collection and related items including taxidermy, bronzes & prints Friday evening. Saturday we will be in our big building (heated) selling the signs, advertising, blacksmith, furniture, collectibles and more. Come spend the weekend with us at the Thornhill Auction Barn. See you at the sale. Dusty, David & Bill

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SELLS FRIDAY

900+ FISHING LURE COLLECTION

  • South Bend, Heddon, Creek Chub, Bass Oreno, Lucky 13, Albert Ford, Shakespear, Lazy Ike, Smith Wick, LN, Arbogast, just to name a few.
  • Wooden pumpkin seeds, Heddon
  • South Bend optic lures, complete set
  • Very partial list

HANDMADE BOAT

  • 4½ ft. Handmade boat, super piece

NEPTUNE OUTBOARD MOTOR

  • Neptune Model 17A1, SN E32413, mint condition

FLYING FISH OF DOWAGIAC

  • Professional framed & matted, 1/10, signed by artist w/scale model

FISHING DÉCOR & COLLECTIBLES

  • Indiana fly fishing reels
  • Several open face reels w/boxes
  • Mini boat shelf
  • Boat mirror
  • Heddon metal sign
  • Lot bobbers
  • Small glass minnow trap
  • Large glass minnow trap lamp combo
  • Lot N.O.S. hooks
  • Partial list
  • Gamo, Hunter 220 pellet rifle
  • Remington, 12 gauge double barrel shotgun (wall hanger)
  • 270 & 12 gauge ammo
  • Custom made showcase display

TAXIDERMY

  • 5 ft. Black bear rug, like new, heavy coat
  • 12 pt. trophy mule deer shoulder mount, nice
  • 9 pt. Whitetail
  • 9 pt. trophy mule deer shoulder mount
  • 8 pt. mule deer
  • Pronghorn antelope
  • King Salmon

JIM BEAN DECANTOR COLLECTION

  • Cars, animals, etc.

TERRY REDLIN & THOMAS KINKADE PRINTS

  • Prairie Morning, T. Redlin
  • Autumn Afternoon, T. Redlin
  • Prepared for the Season, T. Redlin
  • North Wind Mallards, John C. Green
  • Til the End of time, Charles Vickery
  • Opening Windows to the Wild, T. Redlin
  • McKennas Cottage, Thomas Kinkade
  • Olde Porterfield Tea Room, Thomas Kinkade

BRONZE SCULPTURES

  • Last Creek Crossing, Marc Pierce
  • Royal Battle, Marc Pierce
  • Mountain Man, Frederic Remington

SELLS SATURDAY

MILITARY COLLECTIBLES

  • Foot locker
  • Ball & chain
  • US Navy Rewinding machine
  • Winchester 1873 #73 Octagon Custom, No. 0280 lever action prop gun
  • Training rounds
  • Cannon ball
  • N.O.S. American Sterilizer Company, galvanized w/shipping crate
  • Bayonets
  • Miniature cannons, some brass
  • Billy the Kid shadow box

ANTIQUE & HANDMADE FURNITURE

  • 9ft. Amish made farm table
  • 2, 9ft. Amish made benches
  • Primitive dry sink
  • 6ft. adjustable R.R. depot bench w/cast iron leg
  • 2 theatre seats, Trojan Theatre, Troy
  • 12 ft. Church bench from Whiteside, MO
  • Game table
  • Amish made hall tree w/mirror
  • Amish made barn quilts
  • Partial list

WESTERN DÉCOR & ART

  • 6 ft. Store Cigar Indian
  • 2 Cast iron large horse heads
  • 2 cow hides
  • 2 goat hides
  • Cast steer head on pedestal, neat piece
  • Large cast bull head
  • Buffalo weathervane
  • Rooster weather van
  • Cow horns
  • Tree Sculpture by Reigh
  • Partial list

BEER, SODA SIGNS & ADVERTISING

  • Velvet tobacco sign
  • Bud Racing
  • Miller
  • Coors Light
  • Miller Light
  • Pepsi
  • Coca Cola
  • Budweiser clock
  • Partial list

GAS, OIL & FARM ADVERTISING

(ALL NEW SIGNS)

  • Assorted thermometers
  • JD signs
  • Indian Motorcycles sign
  • Sinclair & Mobil hats
  • Assorted oil cans
  • Assorted oil bottles
  • Cast iron cars/banks
  • Cast iron paper weights
  • Lewis Seeds sign
  • DeKalb sign
  • Penn-Drake Motor Oil sign
  • U.S. Tires sign
  • Sinclair signs
  • Farmer’s Mix Feed sign
  • Borden’s Milk sign
  • Buick porcelain sign
  • Sinclair porcelain sign
  • Socony porcelain sign
  • Texaco porcelain sign
  • Pegasus porcelain sign
  • AC pump
  • Very partial list
SELLS SATURDAY

ANVILS/BLACKSMITH

  • Haybudden, Mousehole, “Eagle Emblem”, 125 lbs. and smaller
  • Swedge block
  • Hardy’s
  • Assorted tools
  • Lot miniature anvils – Oliver, Winchester, Colt, JD, etc.

SCALE MODEL HOG OILERS

  • Ball
  • Hargrove

POCKET KNIVES

  • 50 Assorted pocket knives, some advertising
    GENERAL STORE ADVERTISING/COLLECTIBLES
  • Keystone Grass Seed barrel
  • L & M Filters/Chesterfield Cigarettes metal store display
  • Falstaff Brewing corporation Common Stock, 100 shares, Ruth R. Bauer, 1939
  • 1930’s advertising fly swatters
  • Orient Coal sign
  • More Farmers use Armour’s, metal sign/chalk board
  • General Tire ash trays
  • Hoppe’s powder box
  • Remington ammo box
  • Barber Pole (neat piece)
  • F.T. Wright & Son, Taunton, Mass #2 crock jug
  • Industrial parts bin
  • Ill electric porcelain sign
  • Enterprise #9 coffee grinder, excellent condition
  • Wooden egg crate
  • Toastmaster Bread wooden sign
  • Dinner bell
  • Dairyade bucket
  • Safe
  • Maytag oil can
  • 2, spool cabinets
  • Folding saw machine, neat piece
  • Sugar molds
  • Egg scale
  • Partial list

ANTIQUES & PRIMITIVES

  • Stromberg wall telephone
  • Galvanized milk buckets
  • Barn lanterns
  • Blue Diamond crate
  • Barn pulleys
  • Snowshoes
  • Windmill tail
  • Small whiskey barrels
  • Wooden hay fork
  • 2 man saw
  • Anchor Brand wringer stand w/tubs
  • Wooden goat lead
  • 1 row corn planter
  • Bucksaws
  • 5 ft. RR wrench
  • Slaw cutter
  • RR & prison locks
  • #4 large school bell
  • Primitive wooden washstand
  • Oil bottle holder
  • Beam drill
  • Marbles
  • Black Americana cookie jar
  • Carpenter toolbox
  • Black Hawk cast iron seed boxes
  • Crosscut, hand operated, neat piece
  • Calf yoke
  • Wooden clamps
  • Ox yoke
  • Sleigh bells
  • Large primitive hand operated fruit press
  • Factory cart
  • Wooden milk stools
  • Broad axe
  • Milk cans
  • Cast iron squirrel nut cracker
  • Salt glazed crocks
  • Unique crock coffee pot
  • 3 large wooden wagon wheels
  • Candy jars
  • 2 #13 Blue mason jars
  • Butter churn
  • Double handled 2 row planter, unique
  • Industrial 24”, crane #20 valve
  • Hoosier implement seat
  • Partial list

SINCLAIR DINO

  • 8 ft. Aluminum Sinclair “Dino”

TRAPS

  • 2 Bear traps
  • 2 Wolf traps

BOATS

  • Greg 12 ft. aluminum V bottom, all welded w/trailer (new tires) Title for boat only – no title for trailer
  • Mariner 4, four-person raft

LAWN, GARDEN, HOME DÉCOR

  • 4 ft. Metal rooster
  • Cast iron hog head
  • Large cast aluminum yard jockey
  • Concrete Black Americana yard jockey
  • Lot iron wagon wheels
  • Planter Peanuts jars
  • Dazey red & blue churns
  • 6 ft. big foot silhouette
  • Well pump
  • Cast aluminum mermaids
  • Fiskers push mower
  • Concrete frogs
  • Concrete Mary statue
  • Partial list

OWNER: DOUG & CAROL BIGGERS & OTHERS

AUCTIONEERS:
DAVID THORNHILL
314-393-7241
TROY, MO

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.
On any item purchased through our auctions, we are not experts on description or authenticity of item, buyers, it is your decision to purchase item as it appears day of auction.
Owner & Auction personnel not responsible for accidents day of sale!
Announcements made day of sale take precedence over any advertisement!

 

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