Kimball M. Sterling, Inc. - Auctioneer and Appraiser - TFL-1915
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Date: Monday, May 30, 2016
Time:11:00 AM Eastern
Memorial Day Monday Estates Auction
May 30th-11 am
125 West Market Street
Johnson CIty, Tennessee 37604

This is our 25th annual sale that will again be a good auction for the
auction buyer and the collector.
Photos and details coming soon.

Very Partial listing- Sterling Flatware. period highboy chest on chest, a
large group of official Jack Daniels barrel chairs, Fine china and glass,
an important collection of WW II Nazi German items being sold for an
estate of which the father that brought the items back from war- rare
African Corp Luftwaffe hat with neck guard,rare leather motorcycle
helmet, SS dagger, Kinder Helmet, uniforms, other daggers,Mauser 22
training rifle, Items from an early East Tennessee homestead including
wardrobes- photos- etc,jewelry,Jockeys uniform and American military
items,Oak partners desk once belonging to Mae Ross McDowell( Johnson CIty
Foundry),fine art prints from Esquire Gallery,complete estate from a home
on Boone Lake,Antique Walnut gun cabinet, country and formal furniture,
antique standard gauge train cars,hundreds of early smalls, oak furniture,
art glass cane collection, Pair of shoes once belonging to Lady
Gaga,quilts,pottery,large library,and much more. Keep you eyes on this
site about the second week of June for more.

Cash or check . 10% Buyers fee. Preview 9 am.

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time:11:00 AM Eastern
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Antique Cane Auction
Saturday May 14th,2016
11:00 am
125 West Market Street
Johnson City Tn 37604 and the World

This is a wonderful selection of canes from various collections. Many
Objects of Virtu, Collection of American gold dress, Gold Quartz Gold Rush
cane, Erotic canes and plaques,Fine sword canes, Silver, Fine hard stones,
Remington gun cane, Probably the last offering of fine ivory canes until
the law is changed by a future president, Nautical, A rare fan cane,
system cane,and much more.

Here is the link to the pdf printed catalogue:

Here is the internet bidding and catalgoue link:

Here is the link to the interactive catalogue:

A printed catalogue is available for 25.00. By check only to:
Kimball M Sterling, Inc
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

Preview is morning of the auction at 9 am or by appointment two weeks
before the auction

Phone, live Internet, absentee , and in-house bidding.
Terms- Cash or check 20% Buyers fee.

Kimball M Sterling Inc TFL-1915

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time:10:00 am
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Colonel Frank and Dr. Ginger Rutherford Estate Auction
Saturday May 7th 10:am

These were two of the finest people that I have ever knew in my life.
Enough said.

Partial Listing:Everything in this home is ready to use in your home.
Perfect restored condition.
Large clock collection including grandfathers- wag-Art Deco- American -
German, Jewelers regulator and much much more all in fine restored
working condition, Antique furniture including oak tables and chairs,
walnut and oak washstands, Walnut hall tree, Country store oak spool
cabinet on stand, Hummels, Iron Mt. Stoneware, Fine china and crystal,
Crocks and pottery, Sterling Silver flatware, Western bronze and
prints,Spinning wheel, wood churn and copper cookware,Curio cabinets, Wing
back chairs, hand-painted china, Black Forrest diary box, Upscale modern
Queen Ann dinning room suite, carnival glass, Porcelain statues, Martha
Washington sewing cabinet,Fine art prints,oil style lamps, Iron Windsor
dinning chairs,some Mid-Century furniture, Upscale modern bedroom suites
and office furniture, 100th anniversary coke thermometer,woodworking
tools,Apple butter kettle, rockers and occasional chairs, Fancy antique
mirrors, steins, unusual fancy oak cabinet sewing machine, many nice
blanket chest, copper bed warmer, bid screen TV, various buffets and some
nice depression furniture, country canes and formal cane or umbrella
stand, Ship door stop, oil paintings, Nice ships door coffee table, and
much much more .

Cash or check 10% Buyers Fee. Preview 9 AM morning of the auction. If you
see something in the photos and cannot attend the auction then you may
email me at and we will accept an absentee
bid. Rain or shine our tents will be up.

Kimball M Sterling
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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