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Thursday, September 7, 2023 • 9:00 AM 

AUCTION VENUE: Sale to be held at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge - 401 Harvester Dr., Chillicothe, MO 64601


Della and Paul Ellingsworth spent many years attending auctions and collecting antiques. They owned and operated Della’s Antiques for over 20 years and have closed their store and will be selling the following at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge, Chillicothe, MO. On South Washington Street/ Highway 65, go east on Ryan Lane (Chillicothe Post Office) for 3 blocks to the sale location. Elks Lodge entry and parking on the south end of the building. Auction signs posted on sale day! Lunch and restrooms will be available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors, or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence. 

Auctioneers Note: This is the FIRST of TWO very LARGE sales with many examples of fine quality antiques! Every item sells absolute with no reserve and no buyers premium!


David May - (660) 973-9523


Tiger oak fireplace mantle; oak washstand (towel bar, 2 drawer, 2 door); walnut cylinder desk; oak parlor tables (x2, glass claw-ball feet); oak piano stools (x2, glass claw-ball feet); Victorian corner parlor chairs (x2); Victorian sofa; drop front desk; oak mirror (w/ hat hooks, beveled); Hendryx bird cage (w/ stand); platform rockers; Victorian floor lamp; Duncan Phyfe buffet; wood medicine cabinet; ladies writing desk; wood-glass curio cabinet; wooden child’s cabinet; oak store showcase (oak-glass, 96”x24”x42”); counter display showcase (oak-glass, 48”x24”x12”); store showcase (metal-glass, 72”x24”x39”); store showcase (metal-glass, 48”x18”x39”); Berg Selector Store revolving showcase (electric); revolving display case (acrylic); washstand (painted blue, towel bar); Atwater-Kent radio(stand-alone cabinet); oak china cabinet; walnut parlor table (oval); curio cabinets (x2, wood, metal); rocking chairs; more! 


Cast iron including double match safe, ticket holders (x2), ticket hooks (x2), door knocker, string holders (x2), Boston Terrier door stop, ship door stop, cow door stop, book ends (Liberty Bell, End of the Trail, pirate, others), still banks (elephants, horses, bull dog, Scottie dog, building, Indian, tank, others, 10+), mechanical banks, and more; National cash register (oak); comic books (Wonder Woman, Superman, X-men, others); dolls (two-faced, bisque, miniatures, etc); doll buggies (x4+); hand carved walking stick; canes (x5); vintage hats; “Jocko” concrete lawn jockeys (x2); 300+ postcards (Christmas, Easter, local, travel, early); Victorian picture albums; glass paperweights; inkwells (brass, glass, etc); Chillicothe Business College license plate frames (x3); Mo-Pac Railroad lantern; railroad books, tables; Victorian glove boxes; sterling dresser set (3 piece, mint in box); flatware sets (x3, Rogers “Precious”, others); 50+ flatware service pieces (collector spoons, misc); brass faced scales; wood folding rulers; Shroeder tire gauge, others; wrist watches (25+, Seiko, Longines, Accutron, others); baseball cards (1950’s, 60’s, 70’s); wooden round butter churn; old tools (planes, wrenches, etc.); wood tool box; galvanized buckets; full sized female mannequins (x3); stereoscope, cards; wood butter molds; Cupies; bobble-heads; American Flyer wind-up train (circa 1910’s, 4 piece set); oil cans (x20+); oak wall telephones (x2); old keys (clock, skate, others); pocket knives (x20+, Barlow, Keen Kutter, Claus, others); straight razors (x20+); shaving mugs; costume jewelry (large amount of necklaces, brooches, bangles, bracelets, some sterling, some signature); beaded purses; spectacles; political pins; glass banks; Maytag oil cans; carbide miner’s lamps; glass door knob sets (x4); Ertl truck banks (x5); brass bells; mantle gingerbread clocks (Ingraham, Seth Thomas, others); mortar and pestle; toys (action figures, cars, PEZ, others); marbles (several hundreds); thimble collection; Ward’s brass rifle cleaning kit; fountain pen- eversharp collection (40+ including Sheaffer, Parker, Esterbrook, others); cruet set; celluloid dresser sets; collector plates; linens (doilies, dresser scarves, table cloths, handkerchiefs, etc.); 20+ Longaberger baskets; Occupied Japan (150+ pieces); dog figurine collection; salt dips; 30+ prints (bubble glass, Victorian, Currier and Ives, many others);  and many more items to be discovered by sale day!


Several pieces of pottery including Hull pottery (Cornucopia, Blossom Flight, Woodland, Parrot, and more); Roseville Donatella bowl, Gardenia bowl, Wincraft basket, Fresia vase; Ming Tree ewers (x2), Silhouette vase, others; Weller pottery (Wild Rose, Marvo, others); McCoy vases (x2, Sand Dollar, 14”, blue, white); Van Briggle vases (x2); Gonder vase; Niloak ewer; wall pockets (25+, Morton, Abingdon, others); figural planters (rooster, poodle, deer, lady w/ basket, others); Crocks (6 gal Redwing, 5 gal Blue Ribbon, 4 gal Buckeye, 3 gal Ruckels, 2 gal, 1 gal Blue band, others); stoneware pitchers, bowls, Red Wing cookie jar; Majolica plates; and more. Kerosene lamps including original GWTW (x2); Aladdin (Corinthian jadeite, Washington drape clear; brass); Bradley Hubbard nickel plated; several other lamps


Large run of glassware including depression coffee canister; carnival (Strawberry, Dragon and Lotus, Holly sprig, Butterflies and berries, grapes and cable, basket weave, flowers, others); Fostoria (American, nappies, sugars, compotes, etc); Bavarian lemonade set; Fenton glass (Cranberry dot optic, ruby hobnail, amber basket, custard, etc); Fenton glass (blue opalescent hobnail, pulled vase, fluted bowl, candle stands); Fenton Jadeite console set; white opalescent (compotes, bowls, etc); cobalt blue (compotes, bells, more); pink depression (Cherry Blossom, Manhattan, Queen Mary, Mayfair, Cabbage Rose, more); green depression (Georgian, block, other); hens on the nest; glass frogs; Westmoreland glass (“Mary Gregory”, vases, bell); Moon and Stars (green covered bowl, compote); toothpick collection (20+, ruby flashed, amberina, others); Fire King jadeite; Fiesta; Jewel Tea; Meakin Blue Nordic; Lladro clowns; glass eggs; glass flower frogs; Elsie cup, bowl; Dugan Apple Blossom (bowls, compotes); Federal horse head bookends; copper luster; coin glass; Imperial glass vase; Bing and Grundahl coffee set; cut glass (bowls, compotes, etc); and much more!


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For additional information or questions contact Teter Auction Company, LLC
Office: 660-240-9161

Auction Venue Location:

401 Harvester Rd., Chillicothe, MO 64601

Thursday, September 7, 2023 • 9:00 A.M.

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