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The Schmidt Estate Lifetime Collection Online Auction – Session 1


2:00 PM
Monday, January 25


2:00 PM *
Monday, February 1

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

13170 Snyder Chapel Road NE
Palmyra, IN 47164


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Pick Up

  • Tuesday, February 2, 10AM – 4PM
  • Wednesday, February 3, 10AM – 4PM

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.

Personal Representative

Jill Schmidt

Estate Attorney

Steven P. Langdon


William Ray Schmidt Estate

Over the next few months, the Harritt Group will be presenting online the exceptional and remarkable lifetime collection of the William Ray Schmidt Estate. Bill spent over 30 years with a passion for acquiring the unique quality items to add to his collection. Each session will have a diverse offering. Session 1 includes a vintage airplane propeller, country store & vintage advertisement, thermometers & clocks, food & tobacco tins, railroad memorabilia, pedal cars, wagons & sleds, country antiques, neon signs and more.


Vintage Sensenich wood airplane propeller.


Eatmor Bread Dayton Ohio wood country store bread box, Manbeck Baking Co. Harrisburg, PA country store bread box, Take Some Coca-Cola Home Today display stand on wheels, Jumbo Oats St. Louis, USA wood shipping box, Chase and Sanborn’s Coffee shipping box Boston and Chicago, wood Pepsi-Cola crate Brookville, IND, wood Special Oxaluma shipping barrel, 36” Royal Crown Cola embossed sign, Eddy’s Bread Better By Far tin 4 1/2’ advertisement sign, Coca-Cola round porcelain button sign, Drink Coca-Cola tin sign with bullet holes, Drink Coca-Cola Ice Cold double sided flange sign, Sir Walter Raleigh Tobacco embossed sign, Brinly Plows embossed sign, Red Rose Farm Feeds Cattle Crossing embossed sign, L&M and Chesterfield Cigarettes double sided flange sign, framed Philip Morris Little Johnny tin sign, Cavalier King Size Cigarettes metal sign, 1959 Oertels ‘92 Beer advertising calendar, Dr. Pepper chalk menu board, Farmers Union Member embossed sign, J. Fachinger, Lanesville, Ind. Fresh Eggs framed shipping label, lighted Budweiser King of Beers double sided sign, red metal Drink Coca-Cola cooler, yellow metal Royal Crown Cola drink cooler, O-HI-VIEW Poultry Farm Leavenworth, Indiana galvanized chicken feeder, Purina galvanized tube chicken feeder, Gambles Farmcrest galvanized chicken feeder, Oertels ‘92 Beer advertising chalk keg, Fehr’s Beer Louisville KY chalk advertising bear, Hartwell Handles advertising store display box, Art’s Warm’n Fresh Nut Bar heated countertop display case, early Geo. A. Bayle St. Louis pretzel tin store store box with stenciled lettering, early Hickok’s Lily White Marshmallow Drops store box, Sunshine Biscuits store display box with glass lid, early Strietmann’s Biscuits Cincinnati display box, Gardner Go-B-Tweens five cent store jar, Lance advertising store jar, (2) Gordon’s Potato Chip store jars, Tom’s Toasted Peanuts store jar, Planters Peanut streamline glass store jar, Candy Brothers glass store bottle, Buffalo Mineral Springs Water bottle with embossed lady, “Kis-Me” Gum Louisville Kentucky glass store jar, La Palina glass cigar humidor, 1940’s Coca-Cola yellow wood bottle box Shelbyville, KY, 1942 & 1955 Coca-Cola metal serving trays, wood, wire & aluminum 6-pack Coca-Cola caddies, (2) galvanized metal 24-bottle Coca-Cola crates, wood 6-pack Coca Cola soda caddy, Star Twist metal 4-drawer spool cabinet, Hires Root Beer 24-bottle crate, Burpee’s Seeds wood store box, Steamboat Salmon wood shipping crate, Heinz Baked Beans wood shipping box, Tom’s Peanuts wire mesh countertop store display, (3) 1950s Coca-Cola clocks, (2) Miller Lite neon signs, and Brown Forman Louisville KT Better Feed embossed sign.


Better Feed Brown Forman porcelain thermometer, Nesbitt’s Orange soft drink embossed thermometer, Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco porcelain thermometer, Rebel Yell Bourbon Louisville KY. thermometer, Cabin Still Bourbon Louisville KY thermometer, Hill and Hill Kentucky Whiskey Louisville KY thermometer, Canadian Mist Whisky thermometer, Prestone Anti-Freeze porcelain thermometer, Camels Cigarettes embossed thermometer, Drink Coca-Cola double bottle embossed thermometer, Golden Girl Sun Drop Cola embossed thermometer, Kern’s Bread tin
thermometer, Drink Royal Crown Cola 1940’s embossed thermometer, America’s Brakeblok porcelain thermometer, Mack Trucks Indianapolis thermometer, Pepsi thermometer, Orange Crush thermometer, 6” SOHIO Witte’s Garage Columbus Grove thermometer, Tums aluminum thermometer, 7UP Uncola sunburst thermometer, Drink Big Red button thermometer, Color TV-Radio Service GE button thermometer, Bay City Crane Mobile Louisville, KY button thermometer, Bowman Ice Cream button thermometer, Gray-Seal Paint button thermometer, Quaker State Motor Oil button thermometer, Dr. Pepper Pam button thermometer, Kasco Dog Food round thermometer, Happy Farmer Feeds Buhner Louisville KY button thermometer, Winston Cigarettes round metal thermometer, and Salem Cigarettes triangle-shaped metal advertising thermometer sign.


Solo Imported Dried Mushrooms can, Mariana Greek Olives 30 pound can, Mellomints can, Dilling’s Marshmallows Indianapolis, IND. can, Frank Burns Philadelphia PA cookie can, Southern Coffee Co. Louisville, KY coffee can, King Mogul Coffee can, Campbell Brand Blend Coffee pail, FreshPak Steel Cut Coffee can, St. Elmo Louisville KY coffee can, Vermont Maple Syrup can with stenciled lettering, King Syrup can with lithograph lion, Pennant Waffle Syrup can, Funsten’s Shelled Pecans can, Peacock Pure Coco Louisville KY can, Sultana Peanut Butter pail, Shedd’s Peanut Butter pail, Pal Peanut Butter pail, Cottolene Cotton Seed pail, Miller & Hart LaSalle Brand Pure Lard pail, Kingan’s Indiana Brand Pure Lard pail, Reelfoot Pure Lard pail, Partridge Pure Lard pail, Lay’s Potato Chips can, Bachman Butter Pretzels can, Heintz Potato Chips can, Red Star Baking Powder can, early Dandee Fancy Crackers & Cookies store can with stenciled lettering, Delicious Oysters can, early Vanko Cigars can, War Eagle Cigars humidor can, Postmaster Smokers cigar humidor can, B & W Best Pipe Tobacco Louisville, KY can, Blue Boar Rough Cut Tobacco can, Model Smoking Tobacco can, early Just Suits Cut Plug tobacco pail and can, Lucky Strike Cigarettes humidor can, Phillip Morris & Co. cigarette can with unopened pack, Towle’s Bucket Brand Syrup pail and can, L’Art Fancy Pickles can, Sexton Pickling Spice can, Red Seal Brand Fine Confections can, early Maple Brand Lard Cincinnati Ohio can, and Special Brand Pure Lard Indianapolis IND can.


Missouri Pacific Lines Railroad perpetual calendar, NYCRR New York Central Railroad wood conductor step stool, Rayo No. 39 WB red globe railroad lantern, NYCS New York Central System Adlake blue globe railroad lantern, and K&IT Kentucky & Indiana Railroad oil can.


AHBS clown head helium tank cover, carnival horse race 36” game wheel, folk art bellhop stand up display, portable doctor’s height measuring stand, rare galvanized metal double bucket with center handle, early 1900’s Fries butter churn, Nesco 10 quart galvanized sprinkling can, 6 quart galvanized sprinkling can, 4 quart galvanized sprinkling can, Rock City Tobacco Company cast iron tobacco cutter, Eskimo Model 15 desk fan, Unico galvanized ribbed bucket with lid, 4 & 6 dozen galvanized egg carriers, Jiffy galvanized ice cream maker, Sonny Boy galvanized ice cream freezer, Seal Brand Brushed wood store display box, Bowman Dairy wood milk crate, Tip Top Creamery wood milk crate, primitive countertop 3-drawer organizer, early primitive wood bucket, New Style Richmond Virginia white cedar cylinder butter churn, Arcade No. 5 coffee mill, Rotunda cast iron meat slicer, (2) wood sugar firkin buckets, wood minced meat No. 20 wood bucket, primitive green shoe shine box, pair of 1860 Blondin ice skates, decorated folk art wood door stop, small Ewing Von-Allmen iron milk can, Standard Polarine glass oil jar, Standard Oil Company Indiana glass oil jar, leaded and stained glass window panel, wood farrier blacksmith tool caddy, large split hickory egg basket, large 1985 Longaberger signed basket, large green split hickory basket, vintage USA Medical Dept. field box container, copper & brass buckets, three graduated wood buck saws, America’s Grain Belt Beer lighted sign, antique child’s one piece step back cupboard, two Bill Stewart wood hockey sticks, primitive hand carved scoop & shovel, primitive goat yolk, wood rack & pitch fork, vintage Drexel lazy susan, early heavy woven hinged basket, antique folding step stool ladder chair, galvanized metal one piece washboard, large round wood pantry box, Century Biscuit Company Indianapolis, IND. wood shipping box, antique child’s roll top desk and chair, oak mission style settee, cast iron symmetrical industrial pedestal base, G.S. Bell cast iron corn sheller, cast iron Hoosier implement seat, Standard Oil Company Mica Axle Grease can, early vented tin bread box with stenciled wheat, metal service station 4 bottle oil carrier, American eagle red wooden pail, wood print tray with 49 tin pill & fuse boxes, tin donkey cigarette dispenser figurine, (4) pewter ice cream candy molds, (3) Gulf Oil cans, (2) Texaco lubricant oil cans, Huberd’s Shoe Oil can, Maytag drip oiler can, (4) cast iron still banks, International Harvester Louisville KY cadet & cub bear, International Harvester Safety Award horseshoe ashtray, Boone Cabinet metal grocery list, 1950’s tin shopping reminder, glass store jar full of marbles, Sipco cigarette dunking station, one cent bubble gum machine, Dazy floor churn, art deco metal heart stool, early twisted iron piano stool, twisted iron wash stand with porcelain pitcher & bowl, twisted iron soda fountain stool, art deco soda fountain stool, and a mounted set of Texas longhorns.


John Deere Ertl 8400 cast metal toy pedal tractor and trailer, and a 1940s Murray Champion pedal car with Murray M hubcaps, Wagner Coaster child’s wagon, primitive wood goat wagon, primitive handmade orange sled, and an early primitive wood sled.


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-64 to Greenville Highway 150 Exit #119. West 12 miles to right on Snyder Chapel Road to auction immediately on right. Or 3 miles East of Palmyra IN-135 off Highway 150.

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