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Ripperdan Lifetime Collection Online Auction


2:00 PM
Tuesday, November 2


2:00 PM *
Tuesday, November 9

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

1728 Genung Drive
New Albany, IN 47150

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Pick Up

  • Wednesday, November 10, 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thursday, November 11, 9:00am – 4:30pm

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.


Virginia Ripperdan Estate

Personal Representative

Aaron Drake

Estate Attorney

R. Gregory Neely

Selling the lifetime collection of the Virginia Ripperan Estate at online auction including furniture, mid-century decor, Zimmerman art glass, John McAdams baskets, sterling silver & gold jewelry, costume jewelry & watches, stoneware, clocks, Lowrey organ, antiques & collectibles, local, Navy & USS Bunker Hill memorabilia, fishing accessories, quilts, household & decor items, tools and hardware.


Willett cherry writing desk, antique turned leg lamp table, bow front corner curio cabinet, mahogany swivel flip-top game table, Fashion House upholstered sofa, glass curio end table, mahogany petite four drawer chest, Kling cherry dresser & nightstand table, Deluxe jewelry armoire, upholstered swivel rocking chair, armchairs & recliner, painted Hoosier cabinet, oak bow front china cabinet, French Provincial five drawer chest, mahogany swivel desk chair, mahogany double pedestal desk, 1930’s painted accent chair, two-door metal utility cabinets, simulated oak two-door wardrobe, 1930’s waterfall chifferobe, vintage wood folding chairs, stand tables and a Lane waterfall cedar chest.


Howell chrome dinette table, Willett Trans East tiered coffee table, Mengel open bookshelf, Mengel server, art deco chest of drawers, chrome red vinyl stool, Modern Craft children’s chairs, vanity stool, formica dining table with 2 leaves and a vanity with mirror.


Zimmerman (Harrison County, IN) early paperweight gifted in 1959 – believed to be Victor Zimmerman, Joe Zimmerman orange vanity jar & pen holder, Bart Zimmerman yellow fluted bowl, Bart Zimmerman red pen holder and an amber pen holder, Kerry Zimmerman pink toothpick holder, Zimmerman orange creamer, miniature paperweights, bud vase, pen holders, orange & yellow paperweight, blue & white paperweight and two Zimmerman Corydon State Bank 60th Anniversary 1982 paperweights, Joe St. Clair (Elwood, Indiana) ring holder & paperweights, Roosevelt’s Little White House paperweight, black & white photo paperweight, Intaglio Edward Mejer South Bend Indiana paperweight and a Murano paperweight.


John McAdams (Harrison County, IN) hand woven 13” split hickory basket signed & dated 1975, 10” hand woven basket signed & dated 1975, 5” hand woven basket signed & dated 1975, early 1920’s hand woven Easter basket, antique split hickory double buttocks basket, antique split hickory basket, antique woven basket, antique split hickory round basket with square bottom and wood & wire handle baskets.


Hamilton & Jones decorated stoneware jar, 2 brown & white glazed stoneware jugs, Uhl Acorn Wares stoneware crock, stoneware crocks and canning jars.


Waltham 14K solid gold ladies art deco style watch, 14K gold 23” herringbone chain necklace, 14K gold 18” herringbone chain necklace, 10K gold American Standard Service pins, 10K gold class rings one from Richards Jewelry Louisville KY, 10K ladies Eastern Star ring, 14K Samuel Aaron THL gemstone ring. 14K ESX gemstone ring, sterling silver ladies Danecraft bracelet, sterling silver necklaces, bracelet & earrings, 14K & 10L ladies fine gold necklaces, men’s gold rings and sterling silver weighted compote.


Waltham pocket watch, Seiko quartz ladies wrist watch and several others, Hermes Swiss watch face, Fossil & Waltham men’s wrist watches, Swank jewelry box filled with cufflinks, tie pins, pocket watch and more, 14K gold plated & 1/20 gold necklaces, ninety pairs of costume earrings, Christmas & vintage brooches, 100+ costume necklaces, costume rings and bracelets.


Antique Gustav Becker Vienna regulator wall clock, antique Sessions banjo wall clock, antique Waterbury fancy kitchen clock, Seiko regulator, Seiko camelback plus collection of vintage clocks.


Lowrey LSA electric organ with bench.


Bausch + Lomb WWII aviator sunglasses, Arbuckles’ Coffee wall thermometer sign, galvanized No. 12 watering can & buckets, 27 vintage flint arrowheads, aluminum & spaghetti string tumblers, vintage Indiana Wander license plates and others, Cromwell vintage radio, Kodak Brownie Hawkeye camera & flash, retro GE fan, leather strap cowbell, Mickey Mantle Louisville Slugger miniature souvenir bats, brass school bell & countertop call bell, fountain pen & pencil, Eisenhower dollars & Kennedy half dollars, copper pitchers, Jewel Tea dinnerware, depression glass, orange ruffled pitcher, ruffled compotes, mid-century colorful stretch vases, flamingo vase planter, chalkware frog, alabaster eggs, Coca-Cola 75th Anniversary Elizabethtown KY tray, Thermo-Serv ice bucket, Thermos wide mouth vacuum bottle with original label, coffee grinder, 1800’s tintype photo, advertisement tins, advertisement tins & oil cans, pink glass hand, Kellogg’s & Anchor Hocking measuring cups, flashlights, early Ball Mason jar & others, Tenda-Cleve tenderizer, Polly-Prim 25lb scale, Maid of Honor 4-piece metal canister set, Aladdin Model B cathedral lamp & Aladdin parts, several oil lamps, mid-century lamps, lamp tables, Christmas ornaments and lights, aluminum & ceramic lighted Christmas trees, cardboard Easter bunny, folk art decoupage bottle and Coca-Cola bottles, Griswold No. 8 cast iron skillet and others, cast iron bean pots, vintage luggage, Libbey gold leaf glasses, strawberry ice bucket & low ball glasses, VFW & Masonic lapel pins, vintage red & yellow gasoline cans, Coleman Lil’ Oscar cooler, square spray sprinkler, lots of entertaining glassware including pedestal cake plates, compotes, bowls, etched & cut crystal glassware, early low ball etched glasses, Fostoria glasses & pitcher, Fenton blue opalescent coin dot candy dish and others, Northwood & Fenton hobnail ruffled dishes, amber and diamond point glassware, Fitz & Floyd Omnibus teapot set, painted toleware serving trays, vintage pocket knives & vintage Case box, Winchester W12 cast iron meat grinder, folding TV trays, enamelware pots & pans, fruit & money bags, iron soda fountain chair, wool blankets, brown granite gooseneck coffee pot, collection of hand bells, silverplate items, collection of 40 hand painted porcelain cups & saucers, LP vinyl records, wood doll bed, vases, flower frogs, Falls City Beer Louisville KY figural lady bottle opener, Little Wizard barn lantern, hand lettered For Sale sign, ladies coats, Manning-Bowman box floor fan and more.


Four point touching stars quilt, triangle pattern quilt, flower applique, multi-color block, cross stitch floral, tattered quilts and more.


Vintage Mathes Pharmacy, Reisz Furniture, Oak Drugs & Silver Heights Camp advertising paper fans, New Albany & Floyd Central High School 1975 Commencement Programs, 1933-1934 New Amsterdam High School basketball team photo, letter sweater & tournament program, Wenning Packing Company Central Barren & Palmyra IN advertisement, letter openers, political memorabilia, vintage ephemera, Jim Hancock Floyd Central bleacher cushion, Navy clothing, U.S.S. Bunker Hill CV-17 Association reunion pamphlets, black and white photos of the ships, (4) Battle Stars President Unit Citation bolo ties, ashtray and buttons, USN utensils, U.S Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, ILL panoramic black and white photo, USS Bunker Hill Louisville Slugger miniature bat and more.


Ray Day Pumpkins & Jugs framed print, Washington Irving Sunday Morning in Sleepy Hollow print and other framed decorative art, wall mirrors, David’s handmade wood door harp chime, collection of angel figurines, pressure cookers, canners & canning jars, assorted stainless steel & silverplate flatware, Noritake Whitehall china, White Bone china, hand painted china, Royal Doulton Sherborne dinnerware, Pfaltzgraff Yorktowne 4-piece canister set & bowls, Corning Ware & Pyrex bakeware, Wiss pinking shears, sewing supplies, Kenmore console sewing machine & chair, leather travel duffle bag & dopp bag, pitchers & coffee pots, cookware, small appliances, kitchen utensils, vintage drink coolers, laundry detergent & cleaning supplies, lots of Christmas decorations, nativity figurines, halloween decor, table & floor lamps, mid-century decor, portable storage closet, luggage, medical accessibility equipment, plastic totes & baskets, towels & linens, cookbooks, Hoover steam vac, Shark steam mop and more cleaning tools and more.


Bose sound wave radio, boom boxes, radios and CD player.


Vintage periwinkle blue springer patio chair, aluminum rocker & armchair, A-frame porch swing, garden care products, wind chimes, lots of geode rocks, garden cherubs, whirl-i-gigs, concrete planters & bird bath, folding ribbon lawn chairs & chaise lounge chair, plastic chairs and stools.


Shakespeare & True Temper fishing rods & reels, fishing nets & poles, 25LB hanging fish scales, 3 loaded fishing tackle boxes, 30+ vintage fishing lures, Frabill’s Min-O-Life No. 480 minnow bucket, Frabill’s Frabilite minnow bucket, The Gee’s minnow trap, Michigan Machined-Pitch propeller in original box, vintage traps and cricket box.


Plumb single bit axe, wood planes, Greenlee woodworking draw knife, Snap-On needle nose pliers, adjustable & pipe wrenches, hammers, mallets, grubbing hoe, meat hook, assortment of Craftsman tools including planes, saw blade, bench vise and more, garden tools & nozzles, hand & yard tools, measuring devices, Black & Decker cordless & electric blowers, Craftsman trimmer, Weed Eater gas blower, scrap copper, antique wheelbarrow, Wesco tire chains in original box, saw horses and more.


Lots will end 30 seconds apart.


To prevent bid sniping, last-minute bids will extend individual lots using our ‘soft-close’ functionality.

  • 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.


I-265 to Charlestown Road Exit #4. South 2 miles to right on Genung Drive. 1/10 mile to auction on the right.

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