Name 41st Anniversary Auction Non-Catalog Auction Items
Auctioneer Kraft Auction Service
Date(s) 1/13/2018
Preview Date/Time January 11th 12pm-6pm
Location 215 E Division
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Buyer Premium 10% onsite and 20% online
Kraft Auction Service Presents 41st Anniversary Antique and Collectible Auction January 12th, 13th, and 14th 2018 Starting at 10am CST each day! Auction Preview: January 11, 2018 12-6pm Located at the Porter County Expo Center 215 E Division Valparaiso, IN. From US-30 and IN-49, go south one mile to Division. Turn east Expo Center is on north side of the road. "Watch for Kraft Auction Signs!" Friday January 12, 2018 "Running 2 Rings" Starting at 10:00am CDT Ring 1- 400 Lots of Coins, Bullion and Currency and 600 Lots of Fine Jewelry and Watches Highlights Include: Coins: 20+ gold coins; Pan-Pacific gold coin; 1899-CC Morgan dollar; 400+ Morgan and Peace dollars; 100 oz silver bar; silver bullion; 1916-D Mercury Dime; 1909-S VDB Wheat Cent; type coins; $500 and $1000 notes; Scarce $5 Atlas National Bank Note; Proof and Mint Sets; 90% Silver coins and much more... Jewelry: An outstanding selection of 600+ lots of fine and costume jewelry including a 10.21 carat round diamond solitaire; numerous 1+ carat diamond rings; GIA graded sapphires, emeralds and other gemstones; platinum rings; gold chains; numerous sterling rings; Breitling watch; genuine black Tahitian pearls; numerous earrings; pocket watches; and much more... Ring 2- 1000 Lots of Collectible Trains and Vintage Toys Highlights Include: 400+ lots of vintage American Flyer and Lionel trains; engines; cars; boxed sets; transformers; accessories; thimble drone racers; huge International Harvester toy truck collection with numerous boxed toys; farm tractors; Buddy-L pressed steel trucks; Ertl trucks; Tru Scale trucks; Ford Flivver prototype trucks; Japanese battery operated toys; western toys and cap guns; BB guns; Smith Miller trucks; 50's Robot collection; numerous cast iron toys; still banks; and so much more.. Saturday January 13th, 2018 10:00am "Running 5 Rings All Day!" Ring 1: 35 Collector Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Tractors, 100 Premier Antique and Collectible Toys, 400+ Signs, Gas Pumps, Coin-Op, General Store Items, Vintage Advertising, Car Collectibles, Pedal Cars, and so much more... Highlights Include: 100 Premier Toys including 30+ pressed steel trucks by Buddy-L, Smith Miller, Steelcraft, Turner, American National, Keystone, Sturditoys and more; 40+ cast iron toys including Hubley "Say it with flowers" motorcycle, private label trucks, Lindy plane, Vindex, and more; mechanical banks; #42 and #98 Racers; King K cars; outstanding Muhammad Ali personal collection with personal items from the fighters first wife; Collector Cars: 2005 Ford GT, '29 Ford Model A Truck, '17 Chevrolet Touring car, '59 Studebaker Scotsman truck, '55 Ford T-Bird, '58 IH A120 4x4 truck, '57 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe, '80 GMC Sierra truck, '37 Chevrolet Fuel Truck, '30 Dodge fire truck, '28 Chevrolet National Roadster, '30 Lincoln Model L 5 passenger phaeton "Full Classic!", '56 Ford Crown Victoria, '25 Ford Model T Doctor Coupe, '54 Chevrolet Corvete "9K Mile Survivor", '07 Ford Shelby GT-H convertible, '23 Ford Model T Track roadster, '67 Chevrolet C10 custom, '63 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, '58 Chevrolet Impala, '67 Cadillac Convertible, '75 Toyota FJ Land Cruiser, '60 Ford Thunderbird J-Code, '66 Ford Thunderbird, '01 Chrsyler PT Cruiser limo, '63 Mercury Comet Gasser, '70 Pontiac GTO Ram Air, '51 MG TD roadster, '62 Studebaker Grand Turismo Hawk, '66 Chevrolet Impala, '62 Chevrolet Impala, '89 BMW 325i tuner, BELT RAILWAY WORKMAN'S CABOOSE, '27 Ford Model T Sedan, '23 Ford Model T Touring Car, '27 Chrysler 4 Door Sedan, 2000 Dodge Ram Monster Truck; 3- professional racing go carts; racing memorabilia; 250+ Advertising Signs: Oldsmobile DSP, Shell DSP Neon, Cadillac DSP, Frontier gas globe, Texaco pole and sign, numerous 6 footers, 4- Whitstle pop signs, other soda pop signs, lighted clocks, numeours beer neons, ice cream, pump plates, antique beer signs; left and right Mobil cookie cutters, White Eagle cast iron eagle, bottle racks, and much more; 30+ pedal cars and tractors including American National; Vintage bicycles; vintage soda fountain; Ted Nugent pinball machine; totem pole; antique slot machines including one arm bandit; gas pumps; coin-op; old license plates; popcorn popping wagon; railway cart; soap box derby cars; RR bell; huge Harley-Davidson motorcycle memorabilia; antique Harley-Davidson motors and part collection including 3- 20's JD motors, 4- Panheads, '46 flathead, rare panhead cut-away model, motor parts, motorcycle frames, fenders, wheels, forks, and more; Vintage motorcycles including: 1924 Harley-Davidson JD, '47 Indian Chief "barn find", '77 HD XL CR1000 Cafe Racer, '75 HD FLH 120, '99 HD Screamin' Eagle, 2- '75 BMW R60/6, '79 BMW R90/6, AllState Jetsweep, '73 Honda CB450, '81 Vespa P125X, and more; wooden scale model carriages; barbers chairs; the huge International Harvester collection of Terry Hankins including advertising clocks, framed lithographs, porcelain thermometers; signs, and much more... Ring 2: 600+ Lots of Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Fine Furniture, Sterling Silver, Pottery, Porcelain, Mid-Century Modern, and other high quality collectibles! Highlights Include: 25+ Lots of sterling silver; Lotton Glass; numerous bronze statues; Rookwood; Roseville; Weller; Newcomb College vase; Galle; Tiffany glass; Steuben; Durand; Teco; Dedham; Van Briggle; Polia Pillin; Roycroft; Stickley; various lamps; cast iron lawn jockey; primitive furniture; rod iron gates; spool cabinets; stained glass; '72 Fender Telecaster; phonograph; music boxes; outstanding collection of Victorian furniture by Meeks, Betler, Henkel, and MItchell and Rammelsberg; Herman Miller sofa with outstanding floral pattern; mod-furniture and paintings; Fine Art by listed artist including: James MacNeil Whistler, Francis Chapin, J. Tintoretto (old master dated 1594), Ted Long, Hasuri Kawase, John Steel, Chuck De Haan, C. Currry Bohm, Louis Oscar Griffith, Robert W. Grafton, Paul Conner, Matt Lamb, Picasso, Dali, Tim Liess, Antoine Blanchard, Edouard Leon Cortes, Margaret Lockwood, H. Waldek, Evert Pieters, and man more; carousel horses; outstanding grouping of cloisonne including a pair of stork candle holders and large fish bowls; great grouping of cyprus wood furniture including tables, lamps, chairs, and more; antique clocks; vintage cameras by Leica; antique doll collection; Waterford crystal; Armani statue collection; Buff and Buff transit; the best LLadro collection possibly to sell in the midwest ever, 285 Lladros including 18th Century Coach, 2- In The Gondolas, The Stroke of Twelve, Hawaiian Festival, Winter Wonderland, Kitakami Cruise, Apollo Landing, George Washington, Full Jazz Band; Flowers of the Season, and many many more; stoneware; almost complete set of Playboys including Issue No. 1 with Marilyn Monroe; Mark Roberts Fairies; antique quilt collection; and much more... Ring 3 and 4: Over 2000 uncatalogued lots to be sold to onsite bidders including antiques, collectibles, furniture, primitives, coin-op, advertising, and so much more. Something for everything in these rings! These rings will also feature a guitar collection including Gibson, Martin, Fender and other guitars! There is a huge International Harvestor collection with advertising and other collectibles! Sunday January 14th, 2018 10:00am "Running 2 Rings" Ring 1: 700+ guns including an outstanding one owner collection of 285 vintage unfired handguns and 100+ lots of ammunition. The Unfired Collection: This outstanding private collection of 285 unfired vintage guns includes Colts, Smith and Wesson, Browning, Walther, Mauser, Llama, Star, Beretta, Erma, Ruger, High Standard, VB, Norton, Harrington and Richardson, Indian, Charter Arms, RG Ind., Bauer, Garcia FI, American, Auto-Ordnance, 2- Auto Mags, and more. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy so many great guns at once! Special Feature Guns: Winchester Model 21 28GA grade 6; Scarce Napalese Bira Hand Crank 577/450 gun (1 of 50 made); Colt Snake Guns including Python, Cobra, Diamondback, Anaconda, and King Cobra; Winchester Pre-64 model 70; numerous Browning Belgium guns; Winchester Commermoratives; LeFever .410 side by side; 2- Winchester Model 42 .410; Spencer carbines; Winchester Model 66 yellow boy; Winchester Lever Action Rifles including Model 1873's, 1892's, and 1894's; Colt 1860 Army revovler; Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver; Colt Single Action Army; Colt 1851 Army revolver; Sharps 1863 carbine; and many more... Military Guns: 6- German Lugers; WWII Japanese and German sniper rifles; P38 pistol; Quality Hardware M1 carbine; Springfield trap doors; various M1 garands; German Mausers; Japanese Arisakas; and many more... Long Guns: Henry Rifles, new in box; 2- Henry Boy Scout Editions; Shotguns by Winchester, Remington, Mossberg, Ithaca, Franchi, Savage, Kassner, Stevens, J.C. Higgins, Springfield, Western Field, Benelli, Harrington and Richardson, CZ, Stevens, L.C. Smith, and much more; Rifles by Ruger, Winchester, Remington, Kel-Tech, Henry, Springfield Armory, Savage, Marlin, Walther, Weatherby, Norinco, Quakenbush, and more; numerous muzzleloaders; antique side-by-side guns; Ducks Unlimited edition guns; and many more.. Pistols and Revolvers: Springfield Armory Legen Chris Kyle .45 ACP; Colt Ace Service Model; Ruger; Walther; Beretta; Springfield; Smith and Wesson; Colts; Raven; Llama; Glock; Sig Sauer; Browning; Bersa; 1866 J. Derringer Percussion; several black powder revolvers; and many more.. 10,000+ Rounds of Ammunition - 50+ BB and Pellet Guns - Gun Parts - Ammo Boxes and More! Ring 2: 800+ Lots of military, knives, outdoor, and gun collectibles. Taxidermy: 180+ Mounts including Boone and Crockett Bison, B&C 8x8 Elk, bobcats, mountain lion, numerous whitetail deer, sheep, African game, mule deer, Kudu, red fox, wild turkey, bear and cat skulls, european mounts, fish, 9.5' brown bear, numerous full body black bears, bear rugs, squirrels, pheasants, caribou, muskox, Zebra, alligator, skunks, coyotes, rattle snakes, monkeys, texas longhorn horn sets, moose horns including 66" set, and many more... Knives: Muela Macareno Wild Boar Sterling Knife; Schrade boxed knives; Colt folding knive; Franklin Mint John Wayne; pocket knives; stag hand bowie knife; numerous stag bowie knives; Buck knives; skinning knives; Marble's knives; Case knives; Winchester knives; and more... Fred Bear Bow Collection: Outstanding single owner bow collection of 100 Fred Bear bows all made in Grayling, Michigan from 1945 to the late 1960's. The collection includes one prototype bow! MIlitary Jeeps and Vehicles: 1942 Ford GPW WWII Jeep; 1952 Kaiser Willys M38A1 military jeep; 1952 Willys M38 military jeep; 1963 AMC M422A1 Mighty Mite; Studebaker M29 Military Weasel; Military Jeep Trailer; and US Military M274 Mechanical Mule D-Day Assault Maps and Battle Plans Grouping: Important WWII D-Day Allied Invasion documents & maps compiled by Captain Samuel L. Hamilton of the Army 499th Medical Company. The collection includes the the Top Secret Operation Neptune (Normandy Landings)Monograph, copy #75. Each page is marked "Top Secret Bigot" which is a designation given to classification beyond Top Secret. This is the first and only known set of identified documents ever to come up for auction! Military Collectibles: Hitler cast plaque; WWII German autograph set including Hitler, Himmler, Keitel and more; FDR signed letter; numerous WWII German helmets and hats; SS barracks stool; WWII German Army Infantry uniform; numerous German daggers including SS dagger; Japanese Samurai swords; Civil War GAR drum; US military uniforms; German military photo albums; SS stick pins; SS service manual; numerous swords; practice bomb; German medals; 25+ German Nazi flags; Civil War documents; WWII German Knights Cross; and much more.. Other Highlights: 1880's American Indian ceremonial tomahawk; early plains Native American beaded holster and moccasin; snow shoes; New House No. 6 bear trap; Mackenzie 1886 Bear Trap #15; brass cannon; cannon carriage; western bronze statues; tobacco store Indian; compound bows; Safari targets; aluminum arrows; hors hide carriage blankets; airplane props; KKK robe, plates, and knife; antique police collectibles, many Porter County Sheriff items; and much more... Absentee and Phone Bids Welcome! Online Bidding Available at Local Hotels "Ask for Kraft Auction Service Block for Discount Rate!" Country Inn and Suites - $80+Tax - 219-476-0000 Terms: Cash, all major forms of credit cards, or good check with letter of credit. 3% service fee for credit cards. 7% Indiana sales tax. Buyer's premium of 10% onsite, 15% phone and absentee, and 20% online. Register with positive ID. Settlement the day of the sale. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold. Information announced day of sale takes precedence over printed material. Kraft Auction Service LLC Col. Conrad Kraft- AU01032667 Jonathan Kraft – AU10500173 Del Harper - AU01028908 Eric Thielke - AU10800127 James R. Cash - AU01050446 John Beechy - AU10900099 Jarron Miller - AU11300004 Kyle Stepnoski - AU11400033 219-973-9240 ~ Food and Restroom Available
Conditions of Sale Kraft Auction Service LLC. AS AGENT The lots listed in this catalogue will be offered by Kraft Auction Service LLC. as owner or as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale. BEFORE THE SALE Prospective buyers are strongly advised to personally examine any property in which they are interested before the auction takes place.. All lots are sold AS IS and without recourse and neither Kraft Auction Service LLC. nor its consignor(s) makes any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to such lots. Neither Kraft Auction Service LLC. nor its consignor(s) makes any express or implied warranty or representation of any kind or nature with respect to merchantability, fitness for purpose, correctness of the catalogue or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, material, genuineness, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, exhibitions, literature or historical significance of any lot sold. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. No statement, whether written or oral, and whether made in the catalogue, or in supplements to the catalogue, an advertisement, a bill of sale, a salesroom posting or announcement, the remarks of an auctioneer, or otherwise, shall be deemed to create any warranty, representation or assumption of liability. Kraft Auction Service LLC. and its consignor(s) make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Kraft Auction Service LLC. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in the catalogue. AT THE SALE Refusal of Admission: Kraft Auction Service LLC. has the right, at our complete discretion, to refuse admission to the premises or participation in any auction and to reject any bid. Registration before Bidding A prospective buyer must complete and sign a registration form and provide identification before bidding. We may require bank or other financial references. Bidding as Principal When making a bid, a bidder is accepting personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed upon in writing with Kraft Auction Service LLC before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Kraft Auction Service LLC., and that Kraft Auction Service LLC. will only look to the principal for payment. Absentee Bids We will use reasonable efforts to carry out written bids given to us at least 24 hours prior to the sale for the convenience of clients who are not present at the auction in person, by an agent or by telephone. Bids must be placed in U.S. dollars. If we receive written bids on a particular lot for identical amounts, and these are the highest bids on the lot at the auction, it will be sold to the person whose written bid was received and accepted first. Execution of written bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and we do not accept liability for failing to execute a written bid or for errors and omissions in connection with the written bid. Telephone Bids On lots with a low estimate of $500 and above and if a prospective buyer makes arrangements with us prior to the commencement of the sale we will use reasonable efforts to contact them to enable them to participate in the bidding by telephone and we do not accept liability for failure to do so or for errors and omissions in connection with telephone bidding. These telephone bids may be recorded at the discretion of Kraft Auction Service LLC. Online Bids We will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the Internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids. Reserves Some lots in the sale are subject to a reserve which is the confidential minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. Reserves are agreed upon with consignors or, in the absence thereof, the absolute discretion of Kraft Auction Service LLC. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot below the reserve by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may continue to bid on behalf of the seller up to the amount of the reserve, either by placing consecutive bids or by placing bids in response to other bidders. With respect to lots that are offered without reserve, unless there are already competing bids, the auctioneer, in his or her discretion, will generally open the bidding at half of the low estimate for the lot. In the absence of a bid at that level, the auctioneer may proceed backwards at his or her discretion until a bid is recognized, and then continue up from that amount. Auctioneer's Discretion The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw any lot, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. Successful Bid The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will determined by the auctioneer at his or her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Kraft Auction Service LLC. sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes upon the fall of the auctioneer's hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility. AFTER THE SALE Buyer's Premium In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Kraft Auction Service LLC. a buyer's premium and the applicable sales tax added to the final total. The buyer's premium for purchases made via online bidding is twenty (20%) of the hammer. Onsite buyers pay a buyer's premium of 10% plus an additional 3% if they pay their bill by credit card. Payment Onsite buyer's must pay their bill the day of the sale either by cash, check with certified letter, or any major form of credit card. The online buyers must pay the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars may be made with cash; credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover); bank check or cashier's check drawn on a U.S. bank; money order; or wire transfer unless other arrangements are made with Kraft Auction Service LLC. Kraft Auction Service LLC. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Kraft Auction Service LLC. a handling charge of $50 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Collecting Purchases Once Kraft Auction Service LLC. has received all funds due to us, the buyer shall collect purchased lots within seven (7) business days from the date of the sale. Packing and Shipping Kraft Auction Service LLC. will help arrange shipping. Non Payment If we do not receive payment in full, in good cleared funds, within seven (7) business days following the sale, we are entitled in our absolute discretion to exercise one or more of the following measures, in addition to any additional actions available to us by law: a.) to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per thirty (30) days of the total purchase price b.) to hold the defaulting buyer liable for the total amount due and to begin legal proceedings for its recovery together with interest, legal fees and costs to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law c.) to cancel the sale d.) to resell the property publicly or privately with such terms as we find appropriate, to resell the property at public auction without reserve, and with the purchaser liable for any deficiency, cost, including handling charges, the expenses of both sales, our commission on both sales at our regular rate, all other charges due hereunder and incidental damages. In addition, a defaulting purchaser will be deemed to have granted us a security interest in, and we may retain as collateral security for such purchaser's obligations to us, any property in our possession owned by such purchaser. At our option, payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until we have collected funds represented by checks, or in the case of bank or cashier's checks, we have confirmed their authenticity. e.) to offset against any amount owed f.) to not allow any bids at any upcoming auction by or on behalf of the buyer g.) to take other action as we find necessary or appropriate Failure to Collect Purchases If property is not picked up within seven (7) business days following the sale, whether or not payment has been made, Kraft Auction Service LLC. reserves the right to charge $5 per lot per day or to deliver said property to a public warehouse for storage at the purchaser?s expense. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than seven (7) business days following the sale. In addition, we reserve the right to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with the conditions set forth herein. For property that is not picked up after thirty (30) calendar days, an additional administration fee of $75 will be charged. Property which is paid for but left on our premises for any reason in excess of sixty (60) calendar days is subject to sale by us with the balance of any funds recovered in excess of storage charges and any other fees being remitted to you. LIABILITY Condition Reports Kraft Auction Service LLC. is not responsible for the correctness of any statement of any kind concerning any lot, whether written or oral, nor for any other errors or omissions in description or for any faults or defects in any lot. Neither the seller, ourselves, our officers, employees or agents, give any representation, warranty or guarantee or assume any liability of any kind in respect of any lot with regard to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, description, size, quality, condition, attribution, completeness, authorship, authenticity, rarity, importance, medium, provenance, exhibition history, literature or historical relevance. Except as required by local law any warranty of any kind whatsoever is excluded by this paragraph. Items under $1,000 are collated upon request. Purchased Lots If for any reason a purchased lot cannot be delivered in the same condition as at the time of sale, or should any purchased lot be stolen, mis-delivered or lost prior to delivery, Kraft Auction Service LLC. shall not be liable for any amount in excess of that paid by the purchaser. Legal Ramifications The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to these Conditions of Sale, the conduct of the auction and any matters connected with any of the foregoing shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of the jurisdiction in Indiana. If any part of these Conditions of Sale is found by any court to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the conditions shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law. Discretion Any and all of the conditions may be waived or modified in the sole discretion of Kraft Auction Service LLC
Currency USD
Buyer Premium 10% onsite and 20% online
Payment Terms
Payment Onsite buyer's must pay their bill the day of the sale either by cash, check with certified letter, or any major form of credit card. The online buyers must pay the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars may be made with cash; credit card (Mastercard, American Express, Visa, or Discover); bank check or cashier's check drawn on a U.S. bank; money order; or wire transfer unless other arrangements are made with Kraft Auction Service LLC. Kraft Auction Service LLC. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Kraft Auction Service LLC. a handling charge of $50 for any check dishonored by the drawee.
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