The Krotz Family established the business on the 19th ofAugust, 1919, which has included over the years; Grocery Store, Butcher Shop, Deli, CrosleyMuseum, and collectibles of many varieties. The store was closed with the passing of Karl earlier this year. The contents will be sold on:
SATURDAY, OCT. 2, 2010 at OCT. 3, 2010 at
LOGANCOUNTYFAIRGROUNDS, LINCOLN, ILL.
PREVIEW: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010 TIME
TOYS: 300+ Tootsie Toys; Approx. 100 Tonka Trucks; Semi-Trucks; Farm Tractors & Implements; 50 pc. Fire Truck Collection; Match Box Toys; (2) Doll Houses; “Big Bang” 60mm. Cannon in Original Box; (3) Wooden Crosley Hand Made Cars; Electric Trains & Accessories including a 37 pc. Rail Blazer Train Set, new in Box; Many Other Misc. Cars, Trucks, Etc. Several Red Wagons; Old Bicycles; Advertising Clocks; Old Kerosene Stove; 6 Lincoln High Year Books (1942, 48, 53, 54, 55, & 56); Calendars-1950’s; 100+ License Plates; Automobile Pictures; 100+ Donkey Figurines; Solid Wood Door w/Mail Slot from Logan County Court House in 1800’s; Nautical Collection including Ships, Wall Hangings, Figurines, and a Painting of the Titanic by J. Young; Chicken Collection; Hub Caps including Crosley, Packard, Chevy, Buick, Hudson, Dodge, Desoto, a new set for 1973 Cadillac (still in box), and more. Lincoln City Street Light from 1930’s; Crosley Radios; Feed Sacks including Hoblit, DeKalb, Crows, and more. 30”x 36” Butcher Block w/Knife Rack used in the Krotz Deli for years; Porcelain Top Table; Political Pictures (Some Signed); Other Political Memorabilia; Old McCaskey Grocery Register; Several Treddle Sewing Machines including a Singer Machine from the Crosley Mansion; Belt Driven Corn Sheller; Fairbanks Scales; Approx. 30 ft. Wrought Iron Fence; Ink Well Collection; Beer Can Collection; Milk & Soda Bottles; Shepard Hooks; and much more.
TRACTOR: 1952 Crosley Wide Front, Good Rubber. (RARE)
1949 Crosley Orchard Sprayer, Rare.
CAR: 1956 King Midget V#US9000 w/Title and Owner’s Manual.
1996 Flatbed Utility Trailer, 12 ft. Tandem Axel; Oliver Horse Drawn Sickle Mower. Old High Wheel Push Car from Fire Department. Montgomery Ward 3 ½’x 4’ Flat Bed (1) Wheel Cart (Bumper Held). Collectible Toys including; Oliver Model 1655, 70 Row Crop; OC 3- Crawler; Model 60; Pick-up Truck; Model 88 w/Mounted Corn Picker and Wagon; Coca Cola Truck; Tucker Car; Chryslers; 1946 Dodge Power Wagon; 1936 Dodge Panel Delivery; 1953 Buick; 1934 Duesenberg; and Much More.
SIGN COLLECTION including: Imperial and Plymouth Neon Signs; Packard Service; Kendall Motor Oil; Crosley; King Midget; Kamatsu Thermometer; Oliver; Etc.
OTHER COLLECTIBLES: Oliver Typewriter; #2 Oliver Jack dated May 20, 1890; Oliver Cast Iron Implement Seat; Homemade Wooden Oliver Wagon; (2) Old Sirens; Assorted Crosley Parts; Other Auto Parts including 40+ Wheel Hub Covers from the Teens thru the 1930’s including Essex, Packard, Whippet, Peerless, & Franklin; Oliver Hart-Parr & Model T. Radiator Guards; Old Auto Manuals, Magazines, Books; Other Auto Memorabilia; and more.
Announcements Sale Day Take Precedence Over Any Printed Material.
OWNER: Robert Krotz Ph. #217-454-0704
LUNCH SERVED. CASH OR CHECK W/PROPER ID.
KNOLLENBERG AUCTION SERVICE
MASONCITY, ILL.Office Ph. 217-482-5351
RON KNOLLENBERG, AUCTIONEER (Ill. License #440000160) 217-341-1219
MATT SWANSON, AUCTIONER (Ill. License #041000157) 217-482-3010
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: This will be a large auction, may run 2 rings during the day. This is only a partial listing. The Family had over 100 boxes packed before this list was written. A very interesting auction, with a lot of history. Check out the preview on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Your attendance is always appreciated.