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Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time:10:00 am Eastern
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Olen and Sue Talley Estates Auction
Saturday March 5th, 10:00 am
1809 Sundale Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

" You should travel for this auction"

Folks this is going to a good one. Olen and Sue were long time antique
collectors and dealers for many years always dealing in quality items. I
met them over 40 years ago and set up at many of the same shows and
antique shops. They were a staple at the Highlands Festival as many of us
were in the good old days. As most antique dealers did back in the 1970’s
we all carried our best to the shows even though we didn’t really care if
it sold or not. Kind of a “Show and tell”. We were and many are still the
best collectors but we all must go and when we go the modern collector
gets a chance to buy quality items.

These were two great people. Many of you should remember them. Olen and
Sue, Rest in Peace!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is a very short listing. Everything from primitives, men and women’s
fine and costume jewelry, fine china and glass, formal furniture, fine
lamps, marbles, country collectibles, Tennessee furniture, pottery,
vintage toys and comic books, Victorian items, Art Nouveau furniture,
Great hatpins, Prussia, Collection of “Pretty Girl” flu covers, Nice fish
set, carnival glass, harvest table, cobblers bench, meal chest, iron ice
cream chairs, country store showcases and advertising, Tennessee corner
cupboard, one drawer stands, decoys and churns, trunks and blanket chest,
Black collectibles, knives, Eastern Star antique white gold ring,
Jefferson reverse painted lamp, country rockers and chairs, oak and walnut
furniture, farm collectibles, large sulfide owl marble , swirl and clay
shooters, boxes of early paper items, and much more. We have a garage full
of boxes to unpack that have been put up for over 10 years. Lots of
treasures coming to this site the week of the auction.

Cash or Check 10% Buyers fee. Preview 9 am morning of the auction. Our
tents will be up and this will be an all day auction due to the great
smalls in this collection.

Kimball M Sterling, Inc. Auctioneers TFL-1915
423 773 4073

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time:10:30 am
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Wiley Norman Swain Estate Absolute Auction
Sat, Feb. 27
1601 East Unaka
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Hey Folks this is going to be a good one right here in Johnson CIty. The
house is much like it has been for many years and undisturbed . Its got
kind of antiques and collectibles from many generations. I know as we
start working in the house we will find some treasures in the nooks and
So heres a partial listing but its best just to look at the photos and
pick things out.

Pressed glass, Art Deco items,clocks, fine china and glass, local
miniature egg basket, group of US military patches=pins etc, vintage
pocket knives and mens jewelry,match safe and other great smalls large
group of early prints,Audubon folio prints in original box, early piano
shawl, beaded flapper dresses, a rare double pickle caster, early toy
strip projector,enamel kitchen table and other small kitchen
collectibles, slant-top serpentine desk, two drawer drop leaf stand, wood
sugar bucket, clocks,baskets, early oil lamps, books,homespun
coverlet,collection of Batik art,Hank Aaron items, antique blocks and
toys,Italian gilt gesso mirror, early sheath knives, Collection of Island
and ethnic carvings including mask- weapons- statues, snowshoes, large set
of elk horns, antique floor radio,quilts and quilt pieces, linens,
marbletop Victorian dresser, cedar chest, flower desk top,one drawer
stand, ladies writing desk, Iron Mt. Stoneware, Crystal, depression glass,
gate leg table,plus a basement full of goodies, Estate box lots etc. I
will post again the week of the auction.

Cash or check 10% BP. Rain or shine our tents will be up. Preview 9:30

Kimball M Sterling Inc TFL 1915
423 773 4073

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time:1:00 Eastern
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Court Ordered Estate of John C. Mckee
Sunday February 21st 1:00 PM
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tn. 37604

This estate auction of the estate of John Mckee has been court ordered by
Chancellor Rambo. All items will sell to the highest bidder.This is a
quality auction but a small one. The auction will probably last 60
minutes. Be here for an exciting hour of auction time.
Partial listing. The best 18th Century tall case clock you have ever seen
in this area for sale, inlaid banquet table , Asian
screens, sterling holloware, set of 8 empire style chairs,Cherry slant top
desk, painting and early photographs, fine Victorian sofas, Persian Heriz
room size carpet, Long firearms to be sold to instate residents
only,Pembroke style end tables, Federal style sideboard,carved dragon
Chinese chair, Mantle clock, French style desk and mirror, silver-
plate,Italian ladies desk, Brass fire fender and other fireplace
items,brass wall plaque, two early pocket knives advertising a steamship
and Omega watches, group of mens jewelry,sterling candle sticks,
urns,large butlers coffee table and much more.

Cash or check 10% Buyers fee. Open for preview at Noon on Sunday.

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time:12 Noon Eastern Time
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The Ann and Pat Arthur Cane Collection
Sat. February 20th 12:00 Noon Eastern
125 West Market st.
Johnson City Tennessee

The Arthurs , long time collectors and cane scholars have decided to sell
a wide selection of canes. Rare gadgets, dress and ivory, fine gun canes
and swords, great folk-art canes, and much more. This auction will also
include cane cases, books, drawing,stands and jewelry. This is an
opportunity to buy some very pure and desirable canes for your

Here is a link to the internet catalogue:

Links to the interactive printed catalogue :

Cash or check 20% Buyers fee for in-house,phone and absentee bidders,
Preview morning of the auction 9 am and anytime before the auction by

Kimball M Sterling Inc.
125 west Market Street
Johnson City, Tn 37604
423 773 4073

Time:10:30 am
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St. Martin Estate
Gate City Va.
Spring of 2016

This is a really nice estate in Downtown Gate City. I will list the address
soon but it will be sold at the home place. Fine antique furniture with one
heck of a corner cupboard, local pie safe. and many styles of furniture,
fine china and glass, paintings, nice baby grand piano, large library, lots
of cast iron yard furniture, and much much more. Our tent will be up rain or
shine. Great estate box lots. This house has been closed for over 12 years
and you will be the first to buy. Be here for an exciting day.

Cash or check 10% BP. Preview 9:30 am

Kimball M Sterling Auctioneer Lic# VAAR 1556

One piece or an entire collection of outsider or folk-art for future auctions.
Please give us a call 423 7733 4073 and email us
if you have items to sell.

We are now accepting African American items for a future auction. Toys, paperwork, books, political , historical, musical, slavery,civil war, advertising, quilts, art, canes, and most anything related to this field.
Please contact us at if you have items to consign

Accepting Jewelry, Coin Collections, Silver and Gold Coins for upcoming Auction.

One piece or a complete estate. Call for a free evaluation

Please email us at or by phone 423-928-1471

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We are in the tent rental business and have been for about 15 years here in Johnson City, We service a pretty wide area. Our sizes go from 20 x 20 to 40 by 80. Most of our tents are made by Eureka. We rent to business's, church's,Johsnon City Country Club, The Range. Lowes of johnson City, Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce, Covered bridge Festival, Girls Inc. of Johnson City, fireworks stands, Walmarts, TNT Fireworks, weddings, partys, and much more. We do not charge estra for delivery or set-up

Our tents can come with sides or without sides. We do keep a few tables also to rent but not many. We do mostly tents. You can see out tents setup at most of the Walmarts in SW Va during the Fourth of July. We have done those tents for about 8 years. All of our tents are up to fire code and most are pole tents. all of our tents are clean.

Give us an email or a call for a price. Our tents are high peeked and we also have some Capris (Looks like a big geometric butterfly has landed). Take a look at the Eureka Tents web site and you will see most of what we have. Wedding tents, party Tents,

Trade works as good as cash. Give us a chance to quote you.
Kimball M. Sterling Inc.
125 West Market St.
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

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