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We will sell the following at the National Guard Armory in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
The armory is located on the south side of town at the jct. of Hwy's 231 and 47.
Exceptional Antiques and Collectibles
Bell Property

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James E. Barlow, Life Sciences Editor

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Family History: Enoch Barlow came to Indiana along with 2 of his sons in 1820. Then in 1823, they moved the entire family here. One of the 2 sons that came in 1820 is Bob Bell's great-great grandfather. Many of the item's that are in this unusual sale trace back to the Barlow family in 1820. Included in the sale is a sugar bin that Enoch traded sugar with the Indians for. Also making the original trip are 3 chairs. These chairs and the sugar bin are believed to be over 200 years old.

The sale offering: From the Barlow Family includes: The Maple Sugar Bin; (2) straight chairs and 1 rocker with wicker seats; Walnut Treadle Sewing Machine (100 + years); brass scales; 4 qt. Dazey Butter Churn; butter paddle; Child's trunk; beautiful pressed glass punch bowl and stand and 5 cups (over 100 years old); unusual napkin holder; Watham pocket watch; mustache cup, RS Prussia; JC Germany, & Old Foley England glassware, salts; hatchets & primitive axe; lot of misc. items that we're still finding.

Antique Furniture: Very nice Oak Hoosier cabinet; Poplar tin front pie safe in original condition; beautiful ornate Walnut settee; (2) ladder back cane bottom rockers; outstanding large spinning wheel; fold up sewing table; very old Rosewood parlor chair; treadle sewing machine; cedar chest; plant stands; small ice cream table; large butcher's block; ornate metal mantle; Master National Excelsior cook stove; beautiful Gone With the Wind lamp; leaded glass chandelier; floor lamps; oil paintings; table with leaf; plate rack. Wicker: very nice collection of early wicker. There are (3) flat arm and (2) flat arm rockers; flat arm swing; (1) round arm couch; also some accessory pieces. The wicker is in very good condition, and most is wire wrapped.
RAILROAD ITEMS   Very nice pieces
Bob is a retired railroad engineer. He started with the B&O and then the Chessy System; and on to CSX. There are (2) Edison Battery Jars from the early railroad crossing signals and also used in the early U.S. submarines; B&O steam locomotive inspection and testing manual; steam engine calipers; 2 RR lanterns; B&O brakemans lantern; B&O - C&O - Achison & Topeka - Santa Fe locks and keys; B&O water cup; water jug; metal toy engine and caboose; and other railroad memorabilia.
Farm Related Antiques & Collectibles
Very neat old two row potato planter; cross cut saws; one man cross cut; broad axes and hatchets; buggy lantern, and buggy pole; cow bell; unusual wooden weed scythe; shucking pegs; chicken waterer; early barb wire; corn sheller; spring seat; wooden pulleys; wooden wagon tongue; wheat cradle; primitive rake; chicken crate; egg baskets; meat saw; milk cans; lots of traps; pipe vise; other farm antiques.
Sleigh & other exciting antique collectibles
Very nice sleigh; Indian artifacts; Springfield 83 rifle; old fountain pen; old Dobbs of 5th Ave. hat; brass spittoon; (2) Army cots; iron kettle; several nice old coal oil lamps; Advertising signs; including Buster Brown shoes; iron skillets; teapots; bean pots; (some Wagoneer); old tin picture of George Washington; very nice Horace F. King cigar cutter from Crawfordsville, meat cutter; kraut cutter; coffee grinder; black cookie jar; blue jars; small blackboard; ice tongs; wooden quilting frames; barrel hole cutter; some old books; several silver plated pieces; crocks; cinnamon grater; small pie pans; misc. kitchen items; and odds and ends of silverware.
They are still looking through several boxes of glassware. Looks like some very good pieces.
MR. & MRS. ROBERT BELL, Owners * DARLINGTON, INDIANA * (765) 794-0415
Also Selling     Emery L. Parks    Household; Emery L. Parks, Owner
Mahogany gateleg drop leaf table; beautiful Oak fireplace mantle; Maple tea cart; Maple hutch; nice 3 cushion beige sofa; 2 cushion love seat; Maple rocker; (2) matching swivel rockers; (4) upholstered chairs; end tables; coffee table; Niagara recliner with heat & massage; Lester (Betty Ross Spinet) piano and bench; table and floor lamps; assorted pictures; kitchen table with 2 leaves and six chairs; nice old cook stove; Zenith 24" console color TV; Philippine mahogany chest - book case; Maple wishbone dresser with mirror; Maple dresser; chest of drawers; dresser with mirror; 4 piece bedroom suite including: bed frame- chest of drawers - dresser - night stands; Maple night stands; old cedar chest; old Oak 4 shelf cabinet; 4 swivel kitchen chairs; painted toy chest bench; Humidifier; plant stand; metal desk and credenza; stereo with speakers; misc. kitchen items including dishes - pot and pans - utensils - etc.; metal utility cabinet; card table and chairs.
Lawn & Garden Items
J.D. riding mower with 42 in. deck (as is); riding mower; self-propelled mower; potato plow.
Terms: Cash & Check Lunch by Miller Family Not responsible for errors or accidents.

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