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Auction Location: 625 ST LOUIS STREET, Hopkins, MN 55343
Phone: 612-819-7859Lot Categories: Artwork (17), Collectibles (14), Jewelry (8), Hobbies/Music (4), Clothing, Shoes & Accessories (3), Holiday/Seasonal (2), Small Housewares (2), Precious Metals/Other (2), Memorabilia (1)
12/02/2019 06:50 pm
A 15 1/2" nutcracker that is dressed as a shepherd. It is in nice condition and features a shepherd's crook and sheep.
A Schubach nutcracker that is a monk filling a barrel and holding a cup. It is 14 1/2" tall and in nice condition.
A Christian Ulbricht designed nutcracker that is of s skiing figure in a red hat with yellow skis. He stands 16 1/2" tall.
A Christian Ulbricht highwayman nutcracker that has a flintlock musket, and a bag of loot. He stands 15 3/4" tall. Several of the leather pieces have come unglued over the years and need to be tacked back in place.
A Steinbach limited edition, 2072 out of 2087; immigrant nutcracker featuring a U.S. passport, a pocket watch and a suitcase that plays "God Bless America." He stands 14 1/2" tall and is in nice condition.
A Steinbach Chimney Sweep nutcracker that comes with a ladder and brush and has a black top hat. He stands 15" tall and is in nice condition.
A Christian Ulbricht mountaineer nutcracker that has a pick, backpack and rope. The belt buckle does need to be reattached to the belt. He stands 15 1/2" H.
A Steinbach smoker that comes with a working music box on its back, a dolly and a small chest. He stands 8 1/2" tall.
A Christian Ulbricht woodworker smoker that has a leather apron and tools in hand. He stands 9 1/4" tall. There is also a Steinbach music box in the shape of a lathe with woodworking tools and a block of wood on the spindle. The music boxes needs one foot reattached and the main drive wheel is missing the rope to the spindle. The music box does work.
A Steinbach one man band smoker that features a music box in the drum. He has come loose of his base and will need to be reattached.
A smoker depicting a 1741 style army solider in a tricorn hat. The smokers legs have come off due to the glue having failed over time and will need to be reattached.
A complete Santa suit that is one size fits most. It comes with a jacket, pants, boot tops, belt. wig and beard. There is also two hats, a "fat" suit pad, and a toy sack. All items are in nice condition.
Seventy-nine pieces of Noritake fine china from the Sweet Home pattern that is gold plated on the edge. It comes with 12 dinner plates, 12 salad plates, 12 dessert plates, and 12 salad bowls. There are also 12 cups with saucers, 2 serving bowls, a sugar bowl and cream; an oval relish plate and salt and pepper shakers. The china is in beautiful condition.
Thirty pieces of stemware in two styles. There are 10 Bohemia crystal wine glasses made in former Czechoslovakia. There is also twenty gold rimmed crystal glasses with ten being wine glasses and 10 being large water goblets.
AN Oneida, gold plated; silverware set that will serve 12 people. There are salad forks, knives, spoons, serving spoons, four large serving spoons, a large ladle and two butter knives. It comes in a nice wood case for easy of storage.
There is a hand crafted small sled by Alice and Bob Johnson that depicts Father Christmas in a snowy field with a lantern that is 14 1/2" W x 25 2/3" L x 4 3/4" H. There is also a snow globe that has a golden retriever in the center. Lastly there is a pair of West German made lead crystal candle stick holders that are 8 1/4" H.
A Ribnick Furs full length women's mink fur coat that we believe is medium in size, there is no sizing tag in the coat. The furs themselves come from the Blackglama Great Lakes Mink Association. It is in nice condition and recently cleaned by Laynes of Wayzata Furs.
An expensive cream colored custom made silk gown with lacy overlay and a beaded veil. The gown is fitted-it has a silk under layer and an embroidered lacy outer layer. There is a slit in the back. The outer layer has a leaf pattern along the shoulders and the body of the gown has a floral pattern. The veil has a floral design with beads. It is in nice condition and came in a hermetically sealed box. We opened the box so that we could give the best presentation possible of this item. Our mannequin does not do this gown justice. The garment has no size, but I think it is about a size 8. Our mannequin has a bust size of 40 and the gown is not cut for that size so we could not get it zipped all the way.
A pair of like NEW Steger moosehide adult size 9 mukluks with felt liners. The mukluks are made in a Native American style and are of a dark brown color. We measured the bottom of the sole and it is 10-1/2" long.
Ladies Movado Museum watch with brown leather band, gold gold museum dial and case with concave dot. Case is about 28 mm. Watch runs but needs new battery. Comes with original box, envelope style pouch and guarantee card.
Lady's 18K yellow gold diamond ring. Size 7. The ring has 4 rou nd brilliant cut diamonds alternating with 3 half bezel set princess cut diamonds. Total of .40 carats round brilliant cut diamonds and a total of .58 carats of princess cut diamonds. Appraisal from Wixon Jewelers is included. Appraisal states replacement value to be $4830.00.
A tiny suede bag from Tiffany & Co. The bag had 2 pair of pierced earrings inside - butterflies and apples. Neither set of earrings are marked in any way. The sand color pouch has 2 pair of earrings inside, the green enamel and the round golden pair. No markings of any kind on thebag or the earrings. All items in nice condition.
Italian gold chain that is marked 14KT. it is 16" long and in very nice condition. The earrings are post style pierced earrings with gold color body and pearl centers.
18 KT gold topaz ring in size 6-1/2. (Ring is stamped 18 kt) Also includes and agate hand and small leather pouch.
A Vanderbilt Jewel silvertone solitaire necklace with case (clasp is broken), a gold tone ring with rhinestone center-size 7-3/4, a rhinestone pin, a gold pin with black stones and a pearl center marked made in Austria, a chain marked Korea, a gold dolor pearl pendant, a pearl pierced earring and a necklace with a pearl fob.
2 Sustineo Alas WW11 military service pins, NW Airlines and NW Airlines Desert Storm pin, Special Olympics pins, Dash 8 and Dornier 328 pins, a guitar pick, Tonka Bay bus driver service pins and lots more.
A Timber Creek pocket watch in nice physical condition, but the working condition is unknown-leather case is included. You also get a deck of playing cards used by Terrible's Lakeside Casino and a $5.00 chip from the Excalibur Casino in Las Vegas.
An Ingraham Viceroy pocket watch with a silver case that measures about 2"in diameter and an Elgin pocket watch with a gold case that measures about 1-13/16 diameter. Running condition of both watches is unknown.
Sterling silver flatware with felt lined wooden case. I believe the pattern is Louis XV Pat.1891. Some pieces are additionally marked Weld & Sons. You get 6 teaspoons, 6 tablespoons, 6 dinner forks, 6 salad forks, 6 butter knives, 2 sterling handled carving fork, 2 sterling handled carving knives, a 1 sterling handled skewer.
Each teaspoon weighs 0.9 oz.
Each tablespoon weighs 1.2 oz.
Each salad fork weighs 1.3 oz.
Each dinner fork weights 1.7 oz.
Each butter knife weighs 2.3 oz including the blade marked Germany. Handles are hollow and marked sterling.
Large fork weighs 2.0 oz including the fork body and tines and the table rest which are marked Germany. The hollow handle is marked sterling.
Carving fork weighs 2.0 oz including the fork body and tines. The hollow handle is marked sterling.
Butcher knife weighs 5.4 oz including the blade marked Germany. The hollow handle is marked sterling.
Skewer weighs 6.6 oz including the rod which is marked Germany. The hollow handle is marked sterling.
Carving knife weighs 1.9 oz including the blade Germany. The hollow handle is marked sterling.
A sterling sugar shell spoon that weighs 0.8 oz, a fork with a mother of pearl handle and a banding marked sterling. An EPNS spoon marked Sweden, an round elongated serving piece marked Aalborg, a large serving spoon, a Wm Rogers spreader with ornate handle and 5 Regent Sheffield serving pieces with gorgeous wooden handles. Last but not least you get a owl themed wooden handled olive fork with gems for eyes.
Two 12-feet strands of frost globe string lights, with 12 globes on each strand. Have LED lights. Both strands come in original boxes. Both strands were plugged in and all the bulbs lit up. One of the globes on a strand is broken - but still lights up.
A new Tech MRC 220 Train Controller 4, with original packaging. Made by the Model Rectifier Corp, with Accuter Technology.
Five new Spectrum Great Northern Passenger Cars, with original packaging. The Master Railroader Series from Bachmann. HO scale. Item No: #89331 Combine G.N #575, #89332 Coach G.N. #963, #89333 Coach G.N #965, #89335 Coach G.N # 956, #89336 Observation. G.N #810.
A new Kato Great Northern 3036 Engine in original packaging. Lot also includes a Kato HO Standard Unitrack Track Set in original packaging. See photos for specifications.
A Walthers Cornerstone Series HO SCALE ADM Grain Elevator in original packaging. Lot also includes HO scale No. 571 Gulf Gas Tank "Flashing", advertising being "Lighted with 2 handpainted figures", in original packaging. Also included is a HO scale Aunt Lucy's House, from the Walthers Cornerstone Series, in original packaging. Lot also includes a pack of Woodland Deciduous Trees, "14 realistic trees", 3"-5" tall. Also included are two packages of Magne-Matic metal couplers.
The 1985 Minnesota Duck Stamp Print - titled "White-Fronted Geese" - and the $3 postage stamp by the artist Tony Redlin, framed. Print and stamp are both signed by the artist. The artist also numbered the print, "1106/4385". The print with frame is 18" x 16 1/2".
The 1984 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print, with the $5 stamp, by the artist Fernandez, framed. The print and stamp are both signed by the artist. The artist also numbered the print, "4274/4650". The print with the frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1984 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print, with the $5 stamp, by the artist Fernandez, framed. The print and stamp are both signed by the artist. The artist also numbered the print, "2890/4650". The print with the frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1985 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Jim Killen, framed. Print and stamp are both signed by the artist. Print is numbered by the artist, "880/3685". Print with the frame 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1985 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Jim Killen, framed. Print and stamp are both signed by the artist. Print is also numbered by the artist, "1697/3685". Print with the frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1986 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist James A. Meger, framed. Print and stamp are both signed by the artist. Print is numbered by the artist, "1679/3700". Print with frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1986 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist James A. Meger, framed. Print and stamp are both signed by the artist. Print is numbered by the artist, "1875/3700". Print with frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1987 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp by the artist Brian Jarvi, framed. The print and the stamp are signed by the artist. The print is also numbered by the artist, "1875/3500". The print with the frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1987 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Brian Jarvi, framed. The print and the stamp are signed by the artist. The print is also numbered by the artist, "1679/3500". The print with the frame is 18 x 16 1/2".
The 1983 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Daniel Smith, framed. The print and the stamp are both signed by the artist. The print is also numbered by the artist, "321/546". The print and frame is 17 1/2 x 16 1/2".
The 1988 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Daniel Smith, framed. The print and the stamp are both signed by the artist. The print is also numbered by the artist, "67/3500". The print and frame is 17 1/2 x 16 1/2".
The 1988 Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Print and the $5 stamp by the artist Daniel Smith, framed. The print and the stamp are both signed by the artist. The print is also numbered by the artist, "1679/3500". The print and frame is 17 1/2 x 16 1/2".
This auction has high-quality items - just in time for the holidays! We have a Ribnick Furs full-length fur coat in gorgeous condition, perfect for your next elegant winter evening out on the town. We have 79-piece Noritake Fine China set, an 18K ladies diamond ring, Sterling Silver flatware, and a collection of Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp Prints, framed and all signed and numbered by the artists. We have a collection of nutcrackers, HO scale train set cars and accessories - and even a compete Santa suit! We invite you to come in have a look! OH! We don't want to forget the many authentic German smokers and nutcrackers we have-our client bought these during a visit to Germany.
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