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Melvin Rosenberger Estate Online Auction


2:00 PM
Tuesday, August 3


2:00 PM *
Tuesday, August 10

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

19326 Dow Knob Road
Borden, IN 47106

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Pick Up

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021

Schedule pick-up by appointment only. Curbside pick-up will be available for most items. Buyers are responsible for packing, loading, and moving all items purchased without assistance from the Harritt Group. Bring your own help and equipment to load your items.


Melvin Rosenberger Estate

Personal Representative

Roben Rosenberger

Selling online the lifetime collection of the late Melvin & Mary Ann Rosenberger, lifelong residents of Starlight Indiana. Items include a Big Dog zero turn mower, furniture, militaria, vintage bourbon, sporting goods, antiques & collectibles, electronics, home decor & art, houseware, apparel, tools & equipment, outdoor & garden items.


Big Dog R754 zero turn 52” riding lawn mower Model 929539.


Flexsteel power reclining leather sofa, brown leather loveseat & ottomans, hand painted console cabinet, Gaming 3 in 1 poker bumper pool dining table & 4 rolling chairs, mid-century modern end table, oak dining table & 6 arrow back chairs, pair of oak swivel counter height bar stools, oak console entertainment cabinet, blue leather recliner, marble top lamp table & iron magazine table, oak six-drawer jewelry armoire, Burlington six-piece full size bedroom suite, oak TV armoire, lighted curio display cabinet, Norwalk three-piece living room set, three-piece faux bamboo console & end table set, antique cane sewing rocker, quilt rack, oak roll top desk, red leather sectional sleeper loveseat, three-piece mediterranean coffee & end table set, Bassett three-piece full size bedroom suite, storage bench trunk, antique travel steamer trunk, Cavalier cedar chest, drop leaf dinette table & chairs, two-drawer letter file cabinets, computer desk, office chairs, card tables & chairs, wood farmhouse table, diner benches, round club style table & chairs, folding tables and Victorian walnut twin bed.


National Guard Lt. Colonel uniforms & fatigues, US Army khaki uniforms, military work uniforms, vintage military patches, pins, medals & buttons, military supplies & memorabilia, (2) Rec pineapples, collection of sleeping bags, blankets & tarps, drafting accessories & map, US Army Lt. Colonel Ace hat, Garrison cap, shovel tool & mug, artillery shells, supply & ammo boxes, canvas duffle bag, square military storage box, water cans and more.


Ezra Brooks “The Seelbach Decanter” bourbon, Austin Nichols Wild Turkey bourbon, Maker’s Mark bourbon & box, Maker’s Mark bourbon, George Dickel Powderhorn whiskey bottle, Seagram’s Benchmark Premium bourbon, Michter’s King Tutankhamun decanter & box, Jim Beam Bourbon musical bell decanter & box, Jim Beam Bourbon Collector’s Edition Volume XVI decanter & box, Jim Beam Bourbon Duck Stamp Series decanter & box, Jim Beam Bourbon stein decanter, Julian P. Van Winkle, III Old Commonwealth Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey “An Irish Idyll” collector’s limited edition decanter, 1972 Indianapolis 500 Winner bourbon decanter, Windsor Canadian whiskey, wood carved sailor bottle stopper, Sergio Valente Deluxe travel bar, retro cocktail shaker set and Kimiko signed coat of arms highball glasses & caddy set.


Collection of golf equipment including TaylorMade M4 D-type driver, M2 3 Wood, Callaway Rogue X iron set & golf bag, assorted golf bags & clubs, buckets of golf balls and more, collection of snow skis & poles, Profile water skis, fishing & hunting supplies, motorcycle & bike helmets, Schwinn World Tourist bike, Next girl’s bike, (4) high bar banana seat bikes, horseshoe throwing set, Sportcraft Bocce ball & Double Ladder ball, vintage Rawlings Little League baseball in original box, collection of pocket knives, vintage knives & sharpeners, Outers rifle cleaning supplies, Nintendo Wii & Wii Fit Plus workout equipment, electronic dart game, ski boots, pogo sticks, roller skates and more.


Cast iron kettles, vintage red metal push scooter, vintage oil cans, 1950’s metal match safes, (9) Gits Ware therma-glass tumblers, (3) 1969 New Albany Officers Club Annual Reunion tumblers, (8) blue canning jars, White Mountain apple peeler, Jadeite mixing bowl, vintage license plates, Longaberger slanted vegetable baskets, antique Jones cast iron scale, (2) antique barn lanterns, round wood pantry box, vintage LP records & movie soundtracks, Owens-Illinois 5-gallon glass water jug, wood firkin bucket, 1950’s Thermaster aluminum cooler, International Edge & No. 8 Old File meat cleavers, vintage B.C. Comic character Fire King bowls & glasses, No. 10 blue heart stoneware crock, cast iron shoe lasts, vintage wood crates, cast iron C.S. Bell Hillsboro OH dinner bell, antique grindstone, Anchor Hocking milk white hobnail water set in original box, Libbey Every-Day glassware set in original box, NC Colorware floral canister set, antique wood sled, Nelson Bros. cast iron well pump, high wheel walk behind cultivator plow, cast iron sinks & bathtub, Coca Cola memorabilia, vintage ice picks & bottle openers, ski & travel pins, M. Rosenberger monogram steamer trunk, Precious Moments collection, green & pink depression glassware, Louisville Stoneware coffee cups & plate, folding drying rack, ephemera, Dr. Seuss & other children’s books, quilts, Tommy Lancaster beanie, vintage costume jewelry & watches, rosaries & religious artifacts, 1969 The World of Barbie Doll trunk, Fashion Doll wardrobe cases, collection of vintage dolls and accessories, original Tinkertoy canister, board games & toys, Rolls Royce Phantom II model car radio and more.


Penncrest console stereo cabinet, Logitech speakers, Samsung Blu-Ray player, Hitachi VCR & DVD players, cameras, radios, Garmin GPS monitor, Garmin & Izzo Swami golf watches, Samsung blu-ray player, Toshiba DVD player, portable DVD player, Hitachi VCR & DVD players and more.


Limited edition signed Ray Day “An Old Covered Bridge”, “Rural Reverence”, “Glade Creek Mill” and “Reel Refreshing” framed prints, artist proof signed Ray Day “Strawberry Days” framed print, Thomas Kinkade “Sunday Evening Sleigh Ride” library edition framed print, taxidermy wall mount wahoo fish, Hamilton Head Master regulator wall clock, hand blown glass balls & ornaments, hand blown glass paperweights, collection of vases, vintage bird cages, 50th Anniversary Our Lady of Providence High School throw blanket, collection of Christmas decorations, several desk, table & floor lamps, Harley Davidson wood clock, (4) Thomas KinKade Hawthorne Village Christmas buildings, fireplace tools & accessories, retro glass globe hanging light fixture and a folk art POPCORN sign.


Retro hand painted pitcher, decanter & glasses, retro sewing boxes and supplies, collection of Corelle dinnerware, Corningware dishes, Butterfly Garden Trellis canister set, silverplate flatware, Fostoria glassware, green goblets, collection of glassware & serving dishes, collection of DVD’s, CD’s, & VHS tapes, linens, Emerson seabreeze turquoise electric rolling fan, canning & bottling supplies, Victorio food strainer, luggage, Sears window fan, arts & craft supplies, Filter Queen vacuum, folding step ladders, Oreck XL vacuum, kerosene heaters, pots & pans, Vita-Mix blender, kitchenware & serving items, bakeware, appliances, kitchen knives, arts & crafts supplies, Edenpure heater, 6’ folding table and more.


Vintage Harley Davidson leather motorcycle boots & gauntlet biker gloves, several leather biker jackets & vests, leather chaps, Pioneer Wear western suede fringe jacket, denim jackets & vests, military climber boots, Levi cowboy boots, Seiberling military dress shoes, Carhardt hooded jacket, cowboy hats, baseball cap collection, Harley Davidson hats, collection of winter jackets & ski suits, Lowenthal’s ladies full length white fur coat and a Jaclyn Smith classic black fur coat.


Vintage blacksmith anvil, antique Athol No. 93 A.M. Co. bench vise, antique post vise, horse drawn hay rake & harrow, vintage Snapper lawn mower and rototiller, wheel horse lawn tractor chassis, vintage axes & pickaxes, AR Blue Clean electric power washer, battery powered Greenworks weed eater, Stihl weed eaters, Toro Power Curve electric snow blower, rolling tool cabinet, All American rolling tool cabinet, 4 cu. Ft. metal wheelbarrow, Schumacher starter charger with battery tester, Lincoln 225 AMP arc welder, Black & Decker compound power miter saw, rolling floor jack, Sears & Roebuck 110V portable air compressor, (2) hand truck dollies, home construction items, electric table saws, collection of yard tools, vintage toolboxes, Craftsman sockets, fasteners & wrenches, hand tools, pipe wrenches, assorted clamps, axes & hatchets, woodworking tools, hammers & pry bars, socket wrench tool sets, vintage locks & keys, Craftsman power tools, hedge trimmer, saws & drill, Ryobi airgrip laser level, log chains, assorted tools, hardware and scrap.


Five-piece green wrought iron patio table & chairs, green wrought iron beverage cart & end table, four-piece patio conversation set, vintage Coleman green lantern, vintage galvanized buckets & wash tubs, garden utility trailer, retro coolers, Coleman Lil’ Oscar cooler, wire display rack, aluminum double wash tub, oak bourbon barrel, graduated plant stand & gazing ball, camping tent & campfire tools, Step 2 Yard-About yard cart, gardening supplies, pool & accessories, dried gourds, collection of lumber, folding lawn chairs, St. Francis water fountain, George Foreman LP gas grill, galvanized chicken nesting boxes, galvanized chicken feeder, barrel drum & plastic compost bin, Members Mark stainless LP gas grill, stacking chaise lounge chairs, whimsical yard art, Dogloo dog house and vintage fuel oil tanks.


Lots will end 30 seconds apart.


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  • If a bid is placed in the last 10 minutes, the lot will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.

Place your max bid and let the system bid for you. In the event two bidders have placed identical max bids, the first bid received will be the successful bid.


IN-60 to Star Valley Way. Continue 2.2 miles to left on Rake Road. East 1.1 miles, continue onto Dow Knob Road, 3/10 mile to property on left.

Hwy. 150 to Paoli Pike to Scottsville Road. Travel north 6.3 miles on Scottsville Road onto Engle Road and continue 1.2 miles passing Joe Huber’s Family Farm. Continue straight through St. Johns Road intersection, 4/10 mile to property on right.

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