Very Important Single Estate Auction – Contents of Local Historical Landmark – November 6th 2010

Very Important Single Estate Auction - Contents of Local Historical Landmark - November 6th 2010W.C. Truitt Tindall’s Store @ 19798 Lowe’s Crossing Rd, Millsboro, DE

Saturday November 6th, 2010 at 9:53 AM

Allen & Marshall Auctioneers are pleased to offer the Estate of Melvin M. Tindall and the contents of W.C. Truitt Tindall’s Store!!


Single Owner 1969 Chevrolet C-10 Pick-Up *Exquisite Selection of Local Advertising and Ephemera *Collectibles*Primitives*Antique Furniture & much more* 

Auctioneers Note: W. C. Truitt Tindall’s Store opened its doors in the 1910 and provided everything from tools and equipment to food and package goods until 1962 when the store closed its doors for good. W. C. Truitt Tindall’s Store has been virtually untouched for over 50 years. After much deliberation of what to do with the contents the family decided to use Allen & Marshall Auctioneers to liquidate this one of kind collection of very important local significance. This is truly a unique auction sale held onsite out in the country, and you won’t want to miss it!!

Directions: (From Laurel, DE Area) At intersection of Rt. 13 and Rt. 24 in Laurel turn East on Rt. 24 and follow for 8.4 miles to Lowes Crossing Rd. Turn right on Lowes Crossing Rd. and follow 0.1 miles to Store/Home on the right. (From Millsboro , DE Area) At, the intersection of Rt. 113 and Rt. 30/24 in Millsboro turn South onto Rt. 30/24 and follow for 4.9 miles to Rt. 24. Turn right onto Rt. 24 and follow for 2.4 miles to Carey’s Camp Road. Turn left onto Carey’s Camp Road and follow for 0.4 miles to Store/Home on the left. Signs will be posted.

Primitives/Collectibles (9:53 AM): Dr. Daniel’s Warranted Veterinary Medicines Oak single tin door hanging medicine cabinet, Diamond Dyes Oak two tin door Standard Package Dyes countertop cabinet, , “Old Mill Crab House” leaded glass sign, Coca Cola Cooler, Mantle Lamp Co. Nu-Type Aladdin model “A” kerosene lamp exceptional conditional w/orig chimney shade, tri color spongeware pitcher, Gorham 48pc sterling flatware service for eight, tramp art covered box, spongeware spittoon, (2) Pennsylvania Dutch tri-color coverlets, (2) red 7white coverlets, (15) hand stitched quilts in various patterns, Tom’s 5 Peanut Butter Sandwich jar w/ orig lid, (3) Toms 5 Roasted Peanuts jar w/ orig lids, Success double globe vanity lamp, brass embossed marble column banquet lamp w/ hand painted shade, National Cash Register Co. model 415 vintage brass cash register, Waterbury Clock Co. pillared mantle clock, entire box fulls of “The Boss” Mfg. Co. wrist and finger huskers (nib), half gallon blue & grey deco stoneware crock, unique D.M. Ferry Co. seed box, early 20th cent. Dayton model 6690 store scale, Set of (3) brown banded stoneware mixing bowls, green stoneware milk bowl, green and yellow stoneware mixing bowl, early 20th cent. metal shelf price tags, vintage metal and glass Maryland Biscuit box tops, vintage Monark 12gauge shotgun shell box (full), vintage Winchester Ranger 12 gauge shotgun shell boxes, several wooden shot shell boxes by Peters and Remington, nice selection of brass spring scales to include: Landers Improved 100lb brass spring scale and Larro “Farm Tested” scale, Purina feed sacks, vintage Mobile oil cans, (4) vintage Texaco outboard motor oil cans, 1878 religious sampler by Alice Hudson, Pr of EAPG vanity lamps w/ glass shades, milk glass kerosene lamp w/ hand painted shade, Brown’s Mule tobacco cutter, Climax tobacco cutter, Dietz #2 D-Lite lantern, jadeite table lamp, vintage kitchen utensils, Franklin Cargo Co. apothecary jars, ice tongs, oil measure, Pro-phy-lac-tic comb display case w boxes of combs, Revere Copperware steamer, primitive roll paper cutter, 7pc Amber and hen on nests, signed Fenton compote, Line Methodist Church Whitesville , DE 1951 Church plate, vintage coffee mill, 1903 Atlantic City souvenir glass mechanical bartender, military patches, “Vacation Days” Western Cartridge Co. advertising print, folk art wall hanging and much much more!

Local Advertising/Ephemera (11 AM): (2) Tindall’s Store “Closing Out” Lowe’s Cross Roads, Millsboro, DE orig. flyers, Russell’s Garage Mobilgas &Oil G.M.C. Sales & Service Phone 3225 Laurel, DE pheasant mirror thermometer (nib), Larry Truitt Feed & Coal Dealer Dagsboro, DE phone Rodney 2241 advertising thermometer, M&M Feed & Farm Supply Frankford, DE phone # 2711pictorial thermometer, Middlesex Building & Roofing Supply Millsboro, DE 2031 pictorial thermometer, R.W. Adkins Delmar, DE wooden ruler phone #2, Preston J. Hudson Radio & Television Service 1960’s calendars, Hastings Texaco Servicenter Delmar, MD phone TW2705 ice scraper, Clarence J. Evans Laurel, Del phone 3989 orig. pump driving flyers, Theo Burton Jr. & Co. Chevy-Olds Georgetown phone 2521 pop up rolodex, Kozy Corner Sodas & Candies Berlin, MD phone #64 thermometer, Walter L. Feaster Lewes, DE phone 9421 slide rule, Hastings Texaco Delmar, DE phone 8821 advertisements, Bank bags by: Sussex Trust Co., Bishopville Bank, Seaford Trust Co., Farmers Bank of the State of Del. and others- (3) original Hackney Stables $3.00 Horse Drawn Surrey Tours Rehoboth, DE flyers, Phillips Hardware Co. Cambridge, MD Planet Jr ads, Baker Oil Co. Gumboro, DE vintage ice scrapers, Al Nero & Co. Bird Roofs nail pouch (like new), Al Nero & Co. Laurel phones 4765 & 3711 yard stick measures, Joseph’s Dairy Harbeson, Del half pint milk bottle, Byron Pepper & Sons Georgetown, DE half pint bottle, E.B. Brittingham & Son Lewes, DE half pint milk bottle, Larrimore Dairy bottles, Laurel, DE 1802-1952 Sesqui-Centennial Book, Del-Mar-Va Hardware Corp. phones 2510 and 3154 note holders, Mathews & Lankford phone 120 Pocomoke yard stick, hundreds of W.C. Truitt strawberry tickets, First State Chevy Olds yard sticks, Snow White Laundry and Dry Cleaners Millsboro, DE yard stick, Selbyville Mfg. Co. Selbyville& Laurel phones 2221 or 541 apron, C.C. Oliphant &Son Inc. Laurel phone 555 apron, 1930’s-40’s Sussex Trust Co. leather bound ledgers, Tindall’s Store Ledger books, James Frank, Laurel, DE mourning fan, “The Farmers Bank 1807-1957” book, King Syrup ads w/adjustable price wheels in cents for a dozen eggs, Royster fertilizer advertising pcs, and too much more to list.

Chevrolet C-10 Pick-Up (12 noon sharp): Single Owner 1969 Chevy Cheyenne C/10 Long Bed Estate Truck, 350 V8, manual 3 speed on the column trans, air conditioning, baby blue, showing 39,454 original miles!! Mr. Tindall purchased the truck new in 1969 from Barrett Chevrolet, Berlin, MD and it has remained in the family ever since. Truck comes with papers & original owners manual.

Furniture (12:35 PM): E.S. heart Pine single board dovetailed blanket chest w/ glove box c.1870, mid 19th Cent. dovetailed blanket chest, Late 19th Century Walnut drop leaf end table, Oak two door store display case, Oak single door ice box, Heart Pine single drawer open face work table, Primitive 2 door Pine cabinet, Oak ball in claw foot lamp table, serpentine front Anniversary model RCA Victor Victrola/stereo, Halls Safe Co. Lg floor safe, Oak dining table, set of (5) bentwood chairs, antique Oak 2 tier lamp table, (6) Oak matching pressed back chairs, antique Oak child’s high chair, Oak pressed back cane seat rocker, Cedar blanket chest, child’s Oak cane seat rocker, 5 drawer antiqued Oak dresser in blue paint, 5 drawer Oak dresser, (2) three drawer Poplar cottage chests, leather insert Duncan Phyfe drum table, pressed back rocker, spool bed, flat top shipping trunk, carved Oak double bed, beveled Oak mirror, dome top trunk, RCA victor shortwave console radio, floral stillife print c.1909, Oak coat rack, gossip bench, wrought iron bed, Phillips Magnavox 25″TV, 19″Magnavox TV, and more.

Box lots will be sold last: Vintage Maytag wringer washer (like new condition w/ orig owners manual), Perfect Co. smokeless heater, Squirt Cola metal advertising sign, vintage horse implements, coal scuttles, LG Qty kitchenwares, dishes, tools, nails, nail kegs, saw horses, appliance cart, and more.

Personal Property Terms: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. If vehicles are paid for by check Auction Company reserves the right to retain the vehicle/title until check clears. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted onsite. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Station 7 Restaurant of Pittsville, MD.

Contact Auction Company for Additional Details. 410-835-0384

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