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Vessels Estate Lifetime Collection Online Auction – Session 2


5:00 PM
Monday, April 15  2024


1:00 PM *
Monday, April 22  2024

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

716 E. Main Street
New Albany, IN  47150


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  • Tuesday, April 23, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 24, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

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Or Text Scott Schueler at 812-941-1290


William Vessels Estate

Personal Representative

Teresa Maria Vessels

Selling online the remaining lifetime collection of the Estate of William Vessels – a retired Jeff Boat employee and his late wife Mary – a longtime organist for St. Mary’s Church New Albany. Their collection from their historic downtown home includes furniture, antiques & collectibles, art & decor, silver & gold jewelry, coins & currency, large collection of Christmas decor, costume jewelry, large collection of books & magazines, quilts, china & glassware, apparel and more.


1800’s Cherry Columned Sideboard, 1800’s Cherry Corner Cupboard, Petite Oak Sideboard, English Nathan Square Style Oak Sideboard, Empire Oak Library Table, Stow & Davis Art Deco Glass Door Cabinet, Stow & Davis Art Deco Glass Door Cabinet, Georgian Style Bubble Glass Flame Mahogany Breakfront Cabinet with Secretary Desk, Decorated Three Piece Pine Dining Suite, Circa 1940’s Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, Four Piece Cherry Full Size Bedroom Suite, Circa 1930’s Walnut Five Piece Bedroom Suite, Arts & Crafts Solid Oak Mission Style Library Desk, Circa 1940’s Hat Box Walnut Chifferobe, Retro Four Piece Full Size Maple Bedroom Suite, Mid-Century Modern Formica Executive Desk, Mid-Century Modern Rolling Vinyl Office Chair, Quarter Sawn Two Door Chifferobe, Antique Petite Sheet Music Cabinet, Retro Open Wood Bookshelf, Art Deco Petite Glass Door Bookcase, Lone Star Club Style Leather Sofa & Armchair with Ottoman, Retro Maple One Drawer Stand Table, Floral Upholstered Armchair, Wood Frame Upholstered Armchair with Footrest, Retro Walnut Telephone Table, Victorian Carved Parlor Chair & Rocker, Carved Side Chair, Narrow 4-Shelf Bookcase, Four Vintage End Tables, Walnut Sliding Door Record Cabinet, Six Wooden Folding Chairs, Typewriter Tables, Card Table, Folding Chairs & Child’s Chair, Two Wooden Bookshelves, End Table and Two Foot Stools, Wooden Narrow Bookshelf, Cherry Graduated Shelf Etagere, Wood Office Side Chair, Twin Size Maple Bed Frame, Oak Double Pedestal Desk, Child Chairs and Doll Chair, Retro Metal Book Shelf – From Jeffboat, Jeffersonville, Indiana & Two Custom Made Wooden Tables.


14K Gold Twisted Rope Necklace, 14K Gold Pendant Necklace & Earrings, 14K White Gold Necklace, 10K Gold Bracelet with Gemstones, 14K Gold Pendants & 14K Gold Necklaces, Five Sterling Silver Pendants, Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings Set, Sterling Silver Clasps and Ring, Sterling Silver Necklace, Earrings and Broach, Sterling Silver Cross Necklace and St. Nicholas Medal Necklace, International Sterling Silver Set of 12 Twelve Days of Christmas Ornaments, Sterling Silver Choker and Beaded Choker.


J. O. Endris and Son Jewelers 125th Anniversary Belair Watch, Sutton Ladies Pendant Necklace Watch, Large Collection of Costume Jewelry including Pearl and Blue Gemstone Bracelet, Rhinestone Necklace and Clip On Earrings, Brooches, Necklaces & Chokers, Peacock Brooch and Matching Earrings, Cufflinks, Large Collection of Vanity Top Wooden Jewelry Boxes & Keepsake Boxes, Watches & Travel Clocks and Vanity Items.


Cast Iron Owl Door Stop, Fragata Espanola Ano & Cutty Sark Replica Model Clipper Ships, Von Trapp Family Photo and Drawing of The Trapp Family Music Camp Chapel, Imperial Oak Library Card File Box, Antique Vanity Mirror & Brush Sets, University of Louisville Engraved Crystal Decanter, Boy Scout, Cub Scout, Girl Scout & Naval Academy Patches, Vintage Toys & Trading Cards, Adirondack Baseball Bat and Little League Baseball, Playart Fastwheel Die Cast Toy Cars, Kings Island Button and Yo-Yo, Type Case Printer Drawers and Collectibles, Three Blown Glass Paperweights, Blown Glass Wrapped Candy Pieces, Religious Crucifixes, Rosaries & Decor, Art Deco Framed Evelyn Brent B&W Autographed Photograph, Oak Wooden Foot Stool, Assorted Vanity Items, Brass Hand Clasp Note Holder, Wood Advertisement Yard Sticks, Collection of Vintage Umbrellas, Wood Canes, Wood Canes & Walking Sticks, Folding Wash Tub Bench, St. Mary’s Catholic Church of New Albany Confessional Wall Panel, Vintage Motorcycle Helmet, Coal Scuttle Bucket & Fireplace Tools with Stand, Toy Lincoln Log Wagon, ABC Children’s Chalkboard, Department 56 Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Elvis Presley Memorabilia, Cast Iron, Cigar Box, Milk Bottles, Knife Sharpener & More, Cast Iron House Still Bank, DigiGuide by Airguide Thermometer, Silverplate Servingware, Vintage New Old Stock Items, Roman Valencia Collection Figurine & Music Boxes, Walt Disney Stuffed Mickey Mouse Doll & Hat, Las Vegas Snapback Hat, Assorted Religious Decor, Vintage Hat Boxes, Hat Block and Handkerchiefs, Vintage Halloween Masks, Assorted Antiques & Collectibles, Art Deco Lamp Shade Panels, Black & White Steamboat Photographs, Folk Art Painted Concrete Door Stop, Art Greeting Cards, Leather Luggage & Rack, Coyle Dodge Front License Plates, Assorted Stamps, Antique Humpback Trunk and On The Falls of the Ohio Bicentennial Print.


Large Collection of Books Including Three Fairy Tales Books, 1943 Book “Here Is Your War” by Ernie Pyle, Shel Silverstein Books “A Light in the Attic” & “Where the Sidewalk Ends”, Time-Life Books “The Civil War” Series, Time-Life Books “World War II” Books, Time-Life Books “The Old West” Series, Harvard Classic Books, U.S. Military Books, Fashion Books, Grosset & Dunlap “The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park” Book, Collection of Coffee Table Books, Art History Books, Religious Books, Classic Books, War Books, U.S. Navy Books, Dolls & Children Books, Julia Child The French Chef Cookbook, Collection of Vintage Magazines and More.


William Hancock “Steamer Mississippi Queen” Limited Edition Framed Print, Retro Turner MFG. Co. Ornate Framed Mirror, Carved Mother Mary & Baby Jesus Wooden Statue, Ornate Figural Brass & Marble Table Lamp, Circa 1890s Tin Lithograph of Saint Rita of Cascia, Carved African Ebony Statues, Ray Day Lilliput Lane Coca-Cola Collection Sculptures, Ray Day Lilliput Lane Sculptures – many with original boxes and The Complete Collector’s Guide Binders, Arts & Craft Hat Coat Rack Mirror, Mid-Century Modern Brass & Milk Glass Table Lamp, Wooden Whatnot Shelves & Towel Bar, Roman Valencia Collection Religious Figurines, Kurt Adler Pumpkin Factory & Department 56 Halloween Decorations with Original Boxes, Two Scroll Wall Hangings, Holy Trinity & St. Mary’s of New Albany Prints and Book, Arts & Craft Torchiere Floor Lamp, Several Oriental Style Woven Floor Rugs, Hand Woven Geometric Floor Rug & Runner, Hand Loomed Floor Rug and Mat, Round Hand Woven Area Rug, Square Green Border Oriental Style Floor Rug, Antique Oak Frame Beveled Wall Mirror, Several Table Lamps and Electric Aladdin Style Oil Lamp.


American Eagle One Ounce Proof Silver Bullion Coin, Six United States Proof Sets – 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990 and 1991, Statehood Quarters Collection Binder Vol. I by the Postal Commemorative Society, Statehood Quarters Collection Binder Vol. II by the Postal Commemorative Society, Six The United States Mint Coin Holiday Ornaments, Foreign Money and Local Tokens.


Large Assortment of Purses & Bags, Assorted Gloves and Accessories, Longhorn Bolo Tie, Retro Faux Fur Jackets & Hat, Two Wool Pea Coats, Bianchi Wedding Dress, Beaded Purses, Blue Kimono, Pink Kimono, Ladies Clutches and Wallets.


Cross Stitch Bird Quilt, Hand Stitched Nine Patch Quilt, Folk Art Crazy Quilt, Hand Stitched Wool & Velvet Single Patch Tassel Quilt, Two Folk Art Crazy Quilts, Cross Stitch Floral House Quilt, Eight Point Star Quilt, Cross Stitch Blue Floral Wreath Quilt, 1964 Folk Art Crazy Quilt, Vintage Satin Square Quilt, Collection of Blankets and Linens, Chenille Blankets and Bedspreads, Landau Wool Blanket, Blankets and Cutter Quilt, Assorted Linens and More.


Brass Sheet Music Stand, The Beatles “Let It Be” Sheet Music Booklet, Violin and Case, Collection of Vinyl Records, 33, 45 and 78 RPM Vinyl Records, Grover Piano Tuning Hammer, Wittner German Metronome, Wittner & Seth Thomas Metronomes, Guitar Strings, Straps and Metronomes, Musical Books and Sheet Music.


Ornate Cast Iron Grape Vine Garden Bench, Slat Back Cane Bottom Porch Rocker, Painted Slat Back Double Rocker and Four Retro Aluminum Webbed Lawn Chairs.


Metal Narrow Towel Rack, Folding Painted Red Easel, Meilink Built Hercules Fireproof File Cabinet, Two Door Metal Cabinet, Kenmore Canister Vacuum Cleaner, Two Wood Curtain Rods, Non-Slip Rubber Scroll Stair Treads, Collection of Household Decor, Cast Metal Griddle and Grill, Folding Wood Step Ladder, Buckets, Car Ramps, Fans, Magazine Rack, Waste Basket and Apparel Rack, Two Large Planters and More.


Collection of DVDs, Camera Equipment, Vintage Electronics, Aiwa Stereo & Speaker Component System, Onn Roku TV & Magnavox Flat Screen TV, HP ScanJet G3110 Photo Scanner, Toshiba DVD & VHS Player and Tapes.


Large Collection (25) of Department 56 Dickens’ Village Series Christmas Buildings, Three Department 56 Alpine Village Series “St. Nikolaus Kirche” Christmas Buildings, Department 56 Heritage Village Collection Little Town of Bethlehem Series – Set of 12, Assortment of Christmas Buildings, Collection of Christmas Buildings & Figurines, Department 56 “Old Chelsea Mansion” Christmas Building, Three Department 56 Heritage Village Collection Christmas Decorations, Three Department 56 Christmas Buildings, Two Department 56 Christmas Buildings, Large Chalk Nativity With Manger, Christmas & Religious Figurines, Wedgewood Clock and Twelve Days of Christmas Round Porcelain Covered Dishes, Reed & Barton Silverplate Twelve Days of Christmas Bells, Eight Reed & Barton Silverplate Christmas Nativity Bells, Christmas Ornaments and Decor, Reed & Barton Twelve Days of Christmas Ornaments, Byers’ Choice LTD The Carolers Figurines, U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Ornaments, Christmas Decor, Collection of Christmas Decor, Reed & Barton Silverplate Twelve Days of Christmas Bells, Ten Reed & Barton Silverplate Christmas Nativity Bells, Reed & Barton Silverplate Twelve Days of Christmas Bells, Twelve Reed & Barton Silverplate Christmas Nativity Bells, Reed & Barton Silverplate Twelve Days of Christmas Bells, Reed & Barton Silverplate Twelve Days of Christmas Bells – Nine Ladies Dancing and Ten Lords a Leaping, Collection of Christmas Ornaments


Elsinore Noritake China Dinnerware Set, Johnson Bros England China Dinnerware, Pink Depression Stemware & Condiment Tray, Wood Plates & Bowls, Collection of Glassware, Vanity Jars, Compacts & Dishes, Fibber McGee Cabinet of Collectible Glassware, Czechoslovakia Victoria China Lustreware Canister & Spice Set, Collectible Glassware and Decor, Libbey Kentucky Opera Lowball Glasses and Indiana Glass Olive 2562 Hen on a Nest.


From Downtown New Albany take State Street to East on Main Street. Continue East 7 Blocks to home on right.


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