Auction Conducted at the Elegant Country Home of ANNA & ARLEN SAUNDERS.

Mr. & Mrs. Saunders intend to sell their marvelous countryside home and will soon relocate. 

This is the second day of a two weekend auction required to liquidate, in part, their lifetime accumulation.   

Mr. Saunders is a retired Ohio University Professor Emeritus the School of Engineering-Industrial Technology……Mrs. Saunders is a retired Athens City School Teacher.

11250 Rosewood Lane, THE PLAINS, OHIO  45780   Athens County

Directions:  Just northwest of Athens, Ohio exit U.S. Route 33 onto State Route 682-South, near center of town turn onto Connett Road (opposite The Plains United Methodist Church),  travel ½ mile to Stop Sign, make a left turn onto LeMaster  Road,  follow 1-mile and turn left onto Rosewood Lane, short distance to auction.  Easily found.  Field Parking.

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017 @ 10:00am


  FURNITURE:  Fabulous Walnut Long Mirror Victorian Étagère (Ca. 1860-1870) surmounted by a carved cartouche and fitted with a serpentine full-width white marble molded edge base, the pier-mirror is flanked with six graduated shelves and mirrors, Walnut Victorian Bookcase, Globe Wernicke Metal Grained Oak 5-drawer File Cabinet, Mahogany Slat Back Rocker, Nichols & Stone Rod Back Windsor Rocker,  As-is Furniture:  Three section Walnut Eastlake Bookcase, Victorian File Drawer Cabinet.

   Extra Nice DISPLAY CABINETS & CASES:  Fancy French Style Curved Glass China Cabinet w/ ormolu mountings and three painted romantic panels. Outstanding American of Martinsville Corner China Cabinet,   Excellent Mirrored Back China Cabinet with reeded pilasters and carved crown.  Three like new floor model Jewelers 4’ Showcases with storage and attached plate glass over-the-top shelving.

   4-ANVILS:  150lb 27” Blacksmith Anvil, about 75lb Blacksmith Anvil on stump, 18” Blacksmith Anvil, small 8.5” Anvil. 

   GUN SAFE:  Like new Heritage “Traditions Special” Gun Safe, bank style combination lock, slots for 16 long guns plus storage shelves, black high gloss finish. 

   5-Old COMBINATION SAFES:  Early Portable Safe w/side handles (2416”15”d)-perhaps a railroad safe,  large old Cabinet Safe by The Safe Cabinet Co - S. Cientest “B” 2-Door Combination Safe,  older 29”x19”x18” Combination Safe,  old & small Combination Floor Safe w/hand-painted scene,  40”x24”x23” General Fireproofing Floor Combination Safe.     

   Old CLOCKS:  Mission Oak Tall Clock by Oscar Onken-The Shop of the Craftsman, Cincinnati, Oh (75” tall) w/original firms paper label.  Ansonia Metal Roman Soldier Statue Clock,  large China Gilbert Mantel Clock w/floral decorations, Waterbury  Spelter “Gette” Fancy Mantel Clock,  Sessions Ebonized Mantel Clock w/ormolu applications, Seth Thomas as-is Wall Regulator, Small New Haven Steeple Dome Shelf Clock, New Haven Cottage Clock,   As-is Oak Case International Business Machine Time Wall Clock,  Oak Case Wall Clock, 4- Weight Clocks in as-is condition  by  Williams,Orton & Prestons Co Double Decker,  Boardman & Wells, Seth Thomas &  Chauncey Jerome, others.

   SMALL ANTIQUES:  Eugene Dietzgen Transit in original wooden carrying case,  Carpenters Tool Chest made by H.A. Small with old gray paint finish, High School Woodworking Bench w/2-vises,  PRR Red Globe Railroad Lantern, Embery Oil Traffic Lantern,  Pierced Tin Candle Lantern, Teapot Oil Lamp, Steam Whistle,  Toy Weeden Steam Engine, 2-Large Griswold 14 Skillets and other Iron Skillets,  early Brace, T-Handle Augers, Folding Draw Knife, 2-Stroh’s Beer Lights,  metal Oil Lamps, Marx Comm. Vanderbilt Elec. Train Set-some rust, Kalart Grafflex Range Finder Camera,  Zeiss-Ikon Range Finder Camera, Keystone K160Movie Projector. Cinemaster 8mm Movie Camera,  2-Stroh’s Beer Lights,   over 20 Holiday Barbie Dolls in original boxes, several Brinns Musical Collectable Dolls, assorted Bottles including Beam Decanters, lots of Beanie Babies both large and small, many additional items.

  GLASS & CHINA:  Eight Westmoreland Santa in Sleigh Candy Dishes (various colors),  O’Bleness Volunteer Art Glass Paperweight, Ruby Fostoria Glass, Pressed/Etched and Cut Glass Items,  over 130 pieces of Pink Depression Glass w/many Miss America Items as well as Open Lace, Sharon and other patterns,  much more.

About 40 GUNS

Muzzle Loaders are not in the best of condition.  They were stored in a damp location resulting in considerable rust.  Some of the percussions will be sold for parts.  Percussion calibers are estimated and not exact.  

Great opportunity for restoration enthusiasts!


1.     L.C. Smith 20ga Ideal Grade Double. Fair condition!

2.     L.C. Smith 20ga Double. Fair condition!

3.     L.C. Smith Field Grade 20ga Double-Fair condition!

4.     Baker Gun Co. Batavia Special 12ga Double - Fair condition!

5.     Ithaca Hammerless 20ga Double - Fair condition!

6.     Winchester mod. 12 Pump - Fair condition!

7.     Winchester mod. 97 12ga pump - Fair condition!

8.     Nearly new SKS 7.62.

9.     Nearly new AKS 7.62 w/Paratrooper Stock

10.   Stevens Favorite 1915 .22 Rifle.

11.   Flintlock Full Stock.

12.   Percussion Full Stock Partridge-40cal. range.

13.   Percussion Full Stock L.A. Zigler-40cal. range.

14.   Percussion Full Stock-45cal. range

15.   Percussion Full Stock-45cal. range.

16.   Percussion Half Stock-perhaps 36cal.

17.   Percussion Half Stock C. Keller Evansville Ind.

18.   Percussion Full Stock J. Golcher-abt 40cal.  Note: The Golcher Family produced side-locks for many gun makers 1830-1860.

19.   Percussion Half Stock J. Golcher-about 40cal.

20.   Percussion Half Stock-perhaps 50cal.

21.   Percussion Half Stock-perhaps 50cal.

22.   Percussion Half Stock, L. Riffle -perhaps 38cal.

23.   Percussion Half Stock, J. H. Johnson Pittsburg Pa-about 38cal.

24.   Percussion Half Stock, Silver Eagle & Stag Inlays-35cal range.

25.   Percussion Half Stock, Silver Eagle and Other Inlays-54cal range.

26.   Percussion Half Stock, 48cal range.

27.   Winchester 94 30-30 Rifle-Fair Condition!

28.   Percussion Full Stock with Inlays including a squirrel.

29.   Savage-Springfield 120A .22cal Rifle – Fair condition!

30.   Ranger Bolt .22cal Rifle.

31.   Hunter Supreme Crossbow with Scope.

32.   Percussion Full Stock by A. Harden.

33.   Plus 15 Percussion Rifles for Parts-sells in lots of five. 

34.   1100 Rounds of 7.62x3mm Ammunition.


Very nice modern 2pc Drop Front Victorian Style Secretary w/Bookcase,  Queen Anne Style 8-dwr  Jewelry Cabinet w/swing out sides, Pennsylvania House Chippendale Style Hutch,  nice Masterfield Sofa w/pastel floral covering,  late model Kenmore Frostless Upright Food Freezer, 40” Metal/Wood/Slate Candle Stand,  3-Open Cherry Finish Open Bookcases and 2 Cherry Finish Closed Storage Cabinets,  Kimball Temptation “The Entertainer” Electric Organ,  2-Folding Beach Chairs, Household Goods, Cooking Items, Small Appliances, lots of Christmas Decorations,  Ladies Clothing:  Some new with original tags, also jackets, coats, etc.  


WEST COAST INFRARED SAUNA w/full slatted interior.


Many Quality Items!

Terms:  Cash or good check auction day.  NO Buyers Fee, You Pay What You Bid.    Positive Id required.  Food available.


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