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HUGE 2-DAY RAILROAD & ANTIQUE ESTATE AUCTION

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Saturday, February 16 at 12:00 PM
Sunday, February 17 at 12:00 PM

HUGE 2-DAY RAILROAD & ANTIQUE
ESTATE AUCTION
Alvarado, Texas
Old Settlers Reunion Building 20 miles south of Ft.Worth, Tx off I-35W

NO BUYERS PREMIUM

Absentee bidding will be accepted with prior approval ONLY, a bid sheet will be Faxed to you and must be back to us by February 11,2008, NO EXCEPTIONS!

Term of Sale: Cash or In State checks * ALL Out of State checks must be accompanied by Bank Letter

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2008 @ 10:00 am


SATURDAY Over 400 Railroad and Advertising items and Unusual collectibles from the Sammy Houston collection of Temple, Texas. Sammy was an employee of the Santa Fe Railroad for 42 yrs. before retiring in 2002. Both of his parents were also Railroad employees.
Partial Listing: Large Brass Engine Bell, Locomotive headlight, Approx. 40 RR lanterns, several Caboose Markers, several Switch Indicators, RR & other Advertising signs, RR wall lamps, RR hats, RR locks and keys, Framed RR prints & Old framed photographs, many Watches which include 2 Rare Up-Down Indicator Watches, Several watch Fobs, Early Date Stamp, Several Advertising Clocks, RR china & glassware, Fred Harvey items, Advertising ice thongs, Many marked RR tools, RR calendars, Pullman throws, Early Barbers Shop pole, several decks of RR & other advertising playing cards, Advertising Thermometers, Many Date Nails, Tin toys, RR Books and papers, RR passes, RR marked Spittoons, Western Movie & other Advertising posters, MAPS: 11 1/2" X 14 1/2" Framed map 1 side showsTexas and Indian Territory the other side showes table of Number of miles of RR in operation of each State and Territory-July 1, 1888 also shows population fo U.S. and Territories, compliments of Sanborn & warner,Houston,Tx., 40" X 52" map marked southern Pacific Lines dated 1952 and Many pocket knives. Plus many more items see photos.

*NOTE THAT BOTH DAYS SALES START AT
10:00 AM!!!

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2008 @ 10:00 am

SUNDAY: Due to some of the Sunday items not arriving until later more photos will come as the items arrive.
Partial Listing of over 350 items to be auction:
Beautiful 2 pc Victorian Walnut bedroom suite including high back bed w/burl panels and matching drop center dresser w/white marble, early Walnut 4 poster bed w/octagon & turned posts, 2 pc. Victorian Walnut slant front secretary w/carved front, sides and pierced carved crest in original finish, Oak cylinder roll secretary desk w/carved doors, Fancy Oak side by side secretary w/shaped beveled mirrors, Ornate carved Oak lift seat hall tree w/long oval beveled mirrors, Marble top Victorian cheval dresser w/carved pulls and fruit carved crest,Early 2 pc Chest on Chest hand dovetailed drawers with brass oval hardware 6'6" tall, Nice 40" Macey roll top desk w/log roll drawers and carved doors, Nice 60" Mahogany S-curved roll top desk, Mahogany 3 pc claw foot bedroom suite w/ serpentine fronts and oval beveled mirrors on both high boy and dresser,Square Oak china cabinet w/curved front door and shaped glasses, Triple door Mahogany bookcase w/claw feet, Oak 58" pedestal dining table w/3 leaves, Nice set of 6 Oak press back chairs, Oak Harvest table w/4 self storing leaves, Set of 6 quarter sawed Oak dining chairs, Large 4 door Oak ice box w/raised panel front and sides dated 1900, Oak fireplace mantle w/full column front and beveled mirrror, Quality single door Oak wardrobe w/carved crest, Ornate single door Walnut wardrobe w/mirror door, Rosewood Grand Piano w/ornate carved legs, Curved glass Oak china cabinet w/claw feet and mirror crest, 2- Large Oak parlor tables w/brass claw and glass ball feet, Mahogany Morris chair w/winged griffins and claw feet, Large Mahogany rocker w/lion heads and claw feet, curved glass Oak china cabinet w/carved ladies and claw feet, Match pair of 5 stack quarter sawed Oak lawyer bookcases in original finish, Other Oak lawyer bookcases, Mahogany ladies desk w/claw feet, Oak arm chair w/carved swans and leather tufted upholstery, Oak server w/carved door and mirror top, Quarter sawed Oak double pedestal coffee table, Victorian Walnut davenport desk w/gallery top, Mahogany pedestal fire shield, Oak library table w/carved skirt, Oval Mahogany single pedestal library table, Quarter sawed Oak high chair w/shaped tray and cane seat, 2-Nice earlier Mahogany flip top game tables, Several nice Oak parlor tables, Nice selection of Oak rockers, Oak 4 drawer legal size file cabinet, Match pair of 4' Oak church pews, Oak 39" seed cabinet w/4 windows, Mahogany oval double pedestal coffee table w/claw feet, Mahogany 9 pc dining room suite includes: 6 shield back chairs, table, buffet and china, Large Mahogany breakfront china w/curved glass, Ornate Walnut parlor Organ w/mirror top, Mahogany piano stools, Restored Coca Cola machine, Coca Cola cash register, Restored Toledo candy scale, Double door wardrobe w/fancy carved crest, Oak 45" pedestal dining table w/leaves, Many clocks from Sammy Houston Estate including: Seth Thomas double dial calendar clock, Seth Thomas gallery clock, Early Seth Thomas weight clock, blind mans 3 weight cuckoo clock, German open wag clock, German wall Regulator clock, Early Waterbury clock, Iron case ansonia clock, Kitchen clocks, Carved school house clock, Mantle clocks and many others, small Walnut table w/carved ladies and granite top, Large western bronze of Bronco buster from Houston Estate, Large western bronze of Mountain man from Houston Estate.
GLASSWARE: Vaseline to clear Victorian 5 pedal Epergne, Cranberry to clear 3 pedal Epergne, Victorian castor set, Large place setting of chantelly china marked sebring Pottery George & Martha Washington pattern, Match pair of Dresden candle holders & matching center dish w/figures, Dresden Lamp, Large RS Prussia vase, Fenton punch bowl set, Westmoreland 7pc water set, Fenton 9 pc water set, Hand painter china pieces, Bavaria 21 pc tea set, Cobalt 7 pc Juice set, depression glass, Glass cake stands and many other glassware items.
Silver plate 6 pc Tea set w/embossed birds,Victorian silver plate pitchers, many other silver plate items.
LAMPS: several nice bent panel and stained glass lamps, victorian piano lamp, victorian banquet lamp still in oil, Victorian hanging fixture w/winged griffins and cherubs, Outstanding hanging fixture w/deep rose shade and font, plus several other lamps.
Large oil on canvas painting of Lake scene, Hampton oil on canvas of Bluebonnets, Windberg print of Deer scene, Plus many item too numerous to list for this 2-day auction. See pictures.