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Two Day On-Site Estate Auction

Saturday, September 29 - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, September 30 - 12 noon

Selling the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred (Laura) Lester

9760 James Madison Highway, Fork Union, Virginia 23055

JOIN US FOR AN OUTSTANDING & UNUSUAL ESTATE AUCTION. WE WILL BE SELLING AT PUBLIC AUCTION THE LESTER’S LIFETIME COLLECTION. THE HOME AND LARGE STORAGE BUILDING ARE PACKED FULL. NO BUYER’S PREMIUM!

MODEL T FORD AUTOMOBILES – TRUCK – LOTS OF “T” PARTS – EARLY GRAVITY GAS PUMP – ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES – LARGE COIN COLLECTION – ETC.

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THE PICTURES ARE SHOWN FOR BOTH DAYS. THE CARS, COINS, AND MAJORITY OF CAR PARTS WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY

Auto and Related (all items stored inside since purchase):
1915 original brass radiator Ford touring automobile (good, solid body and radiator, fenders in exc. Condition), 1926 Ford Huckster original delivery truck (truck was used in Charlottesville as a school bus - per stories passed down at purchase), 1927 Ford Model T Roadster (nice, original condition, wire wheels), 1925 Ford Tudor (original engine, solid body, perfect for restoration), 1923 Ford rolling chassis (no body, missing a few engine parts, wooden homemade pickup bed), Honda Passport 70 moped, rare 1800's wooden wheel bicycle, Fairbanks model Z kerosene hit and miss engine, early 1920's Ford engine with electric start, porcelain green service station light, 3 rare glass Tiolene oil bottle, pair of 1928 Virginia license plates, 1921 single Va. license plate, People's drugstore crude oil can, 1930's service station cash register, railroad jacks, Waltham clock in case (used to be carried in cars), box of model T fans, fan shafts, and pulleys, 2 gas burning brass headlights, brass bulb type squeeze horn, 2 model T windshield assemblies - one brass, one black , misc. box of model T small hardware - starter drives, generator parts, misc. small model T parts and service/parts manuals, one unused model T muffler still in the box, NOS sun visor, various engine gaskets, model T steering wheel parts, assortment of radiator caps with motor meter, box full of carburetors (9, one Holley vaporizer assembly complete), box of various starter/generator parts, voltage regulator, model T ignition switches with air meters attached, 3 exhaust manifolds, 2 intake manifolds, one box of misc. model T tools and rim puller, tire pump and model T jacks, misc. used engine timers, 5 flywheel magneto assemblies, 2 starter motors with one extra armature, 4 generators and armature, wooden wheel hubs for front and rear, tray of misc. parts battery box, engine mounts, grease pump, door handles, etc., model T coil boxes with ignition parts, several late door handles, large assortment of kerosene burning cowl lamps, various model T transmisson disc sets, assortment of small engine parts and fittings, one early wooden firewall assembly, nickel long type hood radiator shell, various headlight lenses for various years, sidelights and stop lights - kerosene burning, rare slow brake light, box of electric model t horns, TT running boards, 12 model T fenders, 2 model T doors, 4 model T wheels on tires with clencher rims, 2 model T rear ends, roughly 40 model T rims/wheels, early and late model T gas tank, 2 model T hoods, brass radiator, various steering arms, several radiator shells, radiators cores including 2 honeycombs, 2 front axle assemblies, one frame rail with gas tank mounted, 2 wire wheels , spare engine block with transmission mounted (no oil pan), water pump, box of gas tank drains, 4 cylinder heads (one is high compression)

Collectibles:
5 1947 Texaco Fire Chief pump plates-new old stock, 2 1940 Texaco Fire Chief curved pump plates, Wayne 10 gallon visible pump in original condition with glass and original metal hail screen, old 30 gallon oil lubester, neat large old street pole with 2 street signs at top

Antiques and Smalls:
lots of old wooden hand tools, several old tools, collection of cast iron cooking pans, mason jars, glassware, china, smalls and collectibles of every type, extensive modern Redskins memorabilia, baskets, chairs, tables, trunks, several church pews, chatillion scales with brass pan, nice oak countertop showcase with mirrored back, several tool boxes and ammo cartridge boxes, railroad lanterns, nautical lamp, wooden wheel wheelbarrow, rare George H. Diamond theater projector with lenses, accessories, and original traveling case - great, original piece, nice, heavy industrial base work table, great 1800's master carpenter's dovetailed tool chest with fitted mahogany tool tray with lots of tools, rare traveling train suit case stored under the pullman car seats, 3 post office wall units (dovetailed, lots of cubby holes, from local post office), very unique folding step stool, copper ham boiler, table model Edison cylinder phonograph with oak case, music cabinet for cylinder music roll, floor model Edison crank record player, four stack oak barrister bookcase, lots of old picture frames, oil lamps, stoneware, carnival glass, wrought iron music stand, early kitchen cutlery and other kitchen items, mahogany 3 drawer writing table, unusual art deco table lamp with prisms and center light, horse head hitching post, Victorian brass presentation/marriage oil lamp, quartersawn oak stick and ball center table, mahogany spinnet desk, collection of old eye spectacles, cedar chest, cedar wardrobe, nickel over brass student's lamp, lots of small collectibles, celluloid dresser set, walnut 1880's bed, McCoy clown cookie jar, brass cuspidor, mahogany cabriole leg banquet table, child's wheelbarrow, two toy Radio Flyer wagons, glass door curio cabinet, primitives, RF&P railroad lanterns, red globe barn lantern, small Vulcan gas cookstove, levels, augers, molding planes, block planes, scribes, shaving planes, etc., nice oak wooden wall telephone

Coins:
U.S. mint 2000 proof set silver, U.S. mint 2005 proof set silver, U.S. mint 1999 proof set silver, 183 Washington silver quarters, 48 Indian head pennies, Susan B. Anthony dollars, rolls of misc. Indian head pennies, roll of Roosevelt silver dimes, roll of uncirculated 2001 dimes, roll of uncirculated 2000 nickels, roll of uncirculated 2001 pennies, uncirculated state quarters, roll of 2000 D Alabama quarters, roll of 2002 Tennessee uncirculated quarters, Louisiana uncirculated roll of state quarters, rolls upon rolls of uncirculated state quarters, misc. silver Washington quarters, several Spanish coins, lots of early dimes-half, liberties, barber, mercury, Roosevelt, and more, lots of Barber quarters, Silver dollars-Morgans, peace, Eisenhower, Anthony, etc, several half dollars- Franklin, Kennedy, Walking Liberty, more quarter and half dollars, 1760 Spanish milled dollar "piece of 8", Confederate paper money including 10s, 20s, 50, $2, $100, $1000 from different states, large selection of Libery seated dimes, 3 cent pieces, more Indian heads, Buffalo nickels, much, much more yet to be unpacked,

Silver and Beauty:
approximately 50 pieces of National Sterling flatware in case, West End watch company pocket watch s/n 623461m, Waltham open case pocket watch, large selection of old pocket knives-Kamp King and more, several old razors and pens, misc. small jewelry

Misc.:
heavy duty Fort Knox fireproof floor model safe-great condition, hand tools of every description, table top drill press, hand saws of all types, nice Sears floor jack, seven foot bar clamps, c clamps, boxes upon boxes of books, numerous totes, boxes and more in attic…yet to be touched, heavy and large brass or bronze 14" diameter bell signed E. Biron A. Paris (never sold a bell such as this..most likely off an early steam boat), gas weedeater, nice Husqvarna chain saw, basketball signed by Meadowlark Lemon

The building is full of so much more….antiques, smalls, collectibles, tools, furniture, lighting, frames, prints, glassware….please come for both days!

All announcements made day of sale take precedence over any printed material




On-Site Auction

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9 a.m.

Farmville, Virginia (addressed released as the sale approaches)

MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE SOON. THE HOME AND SHEDS ARE PACKED FULL...IT WILL BE AN ALL DAY SALE!!



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