Kimball M. Sterling, Inc. - Auctioneer and Appraiser - TFL-1915
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Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time:11 am
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Antiques and Estates Auction New Years Day- Dr. Ralph Van Brocklin Crocks
and Advertising, Don and Shirley Kay Collection, Charlie Green Bottle
Collection and much more

Tuesday January 1st, 11:00 am
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

We just have a sample of photos up now. Many more coming the week of the

The pottery collection of Dr. Ralph Van Brocklin including many local
potters including Decker and more, Big Spring Saloon and other local
whiskey jugs, collection of salt glaze whiskey canteens, Collection of
Thomas Gaffney Mich. Bar pottery, Bristol liquor jugs, Nashville grocery
crocks, Memphis Druggist, very rare Greenville liquor jug over 100 pieces,
self framed rare advertising signs, and other early pottery, Don and
Shirley Kay have collected early paper and advertising for over 40 years
and their collection brings to market beautiful early die cut advertising,
pottery, country store, Americana, Palmer Cox brownies, WW II posters and
many unusual items ,The Charlie Green bottle collection including many
hard to find bottles and sets of early bottles, and various other items
from smaller estates. Large group of Bristol bottles. This will be fun
and exciting day for the Collector. I personally knew each one of these
world class collectors for over forty
years each.

Very Partial listing other than the collections- check back
Billy Ray Hussey face jug and other Ga. and North Carolina jugs, large
collection of country and Cherokee baskets( included in the Cherokee
collection is a large group of miniatures, Schoenhut circus figures, Nice
1920 s barber chair, country primitives, Sterling Holloware, Primitive
Lazy Susan table, Fine carpets,antique toys, Davis pencil post bed,
outsider art, Cherry twin beds, cast iron advertising string-holder, fine
carpets, Jewelry, Fine art and prints,Formal and Country furniture, fine
china and crystal, dress canes, Country store showcases, Chippendale style
settee, check back for more.

Here is a link to some of the pottery , bottles and advertising:

Preview New Years Eve Noon until 4 and morning of the auction at 9:30 and
just stop by the week before the auction . Cash or check 10% buyers

Stay tuned for details and photos.

Kimball M Sterling, Inc. TFL 1915

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Time:10:00 am Eastern
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James D.Smith Estate
Saturday December 15th
11 am Box lots at 9:30
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

Antiques-PT Cruiser- Upscale Furnishings-Tools and much more

We have moved this estate to our gallery in Johnson City due to
expectations of inclement weather. This is a nice estate.

Fine furniture, clocks, dolls, fine china and glass, upscale furnishings,
fishing items, PT Cruiser, house safe, oak washstand, great leather sofa,
Modern large Flat Screen, lots of tools and contents of shop, oak side by
side, plantation bench, curved glass oak cabinet, Victorian slab wall
pockets, stack bookcase, oak sewing machine, Modern poster bedroom suite,
vintage toys, Singer featherweight machines, blue willow, good flatware,
nice clock collection, costume jewelry, children's irons, fine prints and
frames, great yard art, drop leaf desk, early photos in cases, country
kitchen collectibles, plus much more.

Note- We will unpack boxes in the garage that have been packed away from a
previous move. I can tell you there will be great surprises

This will be our last sale before our New Years Day Auction. Ya'll have a
good Christmas and a very happy Holiday of your choice.

Cash or check 10% buyers fee. There will be no sales tax on this auction.

Kimball M Sterling Inc. TFL 1915

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time:11:00 AM Eastern

Below is a link to the online catalog:

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Important Absolute Cane Auction
Saturday December 8th ,11 am
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

This will be a wonderful selection all from one collection in Europe.
We will list a catalogue Mid November on this website. A nice upscale
presentation with many different categories. This is a sale that you have
been waiting for.Check back soon.

I have included a few photos for a nice preview. The sale will be live in
house, telephone, absentee and

Cash or Check 20% buyers fee( Internet pays 23%).

Kimball M Sterling Inc. TFL 1915
423 773 4073

Time:Main Sale 6 pm Box
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Weekly Monday Night Auctions
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee

Every Monday night

Bobbie and Emma manage our general Monday Night Auctions. They happen each
Monday night at 6 pm with great estate box lots at 5. Antiques, Small
estates, coins, toys, household, china and glass. You never know what shows
up on sale day. Stop in all day and see what we have.

Finally something to do on Monday night. Consignments always accepted.
Cash or check no buyers fee.

If you have items to sell please contact us at

Kimball M Sterling Inc TFL-1915

One piece or an entire collection of outsider or folk-art for future
Please give us a call 423 773 4073 and email us
if you have items to sell.

We are now accepting African American items for a future auction. Toys, paperwork, books, political , historical, musical, slavery,civil war, advertising, quilts, art, canes, and most anything related to this field.
Please contact us at if you have items to consign

Accepting Jewelry, Coin Collections, Silver and Gold Coins for upcoming Auction.

One piece or a complete estate. Call for a free evaluation

Please email us at or by phone 423-928-1471

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We are in the tent rental business and have been for about 15 years here in Johnson City, We service a pretty wide area. Our sizes go from 20 x 20 to 40 by 80. Most of our tents are made by Eureka. We rent to business's, church's,Johsnon City Country Club, The Range. Lowes of johnson City, Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce, Covered bridge Festival, Girls Inc. of Johnson City, fireworks stands, Walmarts, TNT Fireworks, weddings, partys, and much more. We do not charge estra for delivery or set-up

Our tents can come with sides or without sides. We do keep a few tables also to rent but not many. We do mostly tents. You can see out tents setup at most of the Walmarts in SW Va during the Fourth of July. We have done those tents for about 8 years. All of our tents are up to fire code and most are pole tents. all of our tents are clean.

Give us an email or a call for a price. Our tents are high peeked and we also have some Capris (Looks like a big geometric butterfly has landed). Take a look at the Eureka Tents web site and you will see most of what we have. Wedding tents, party Tents,

Trade works as good as cash. Give us a chance to quote you.
Kimball M. Sterling Inc.
125 West Market St.
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

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Ask for our special rate for Sterling Auction but sometimes your rate is
better than ours. Always check. This is a very nice hotel and very close to
the auction gallery. Nice people ,good food, and quality rooms and service.
Here is a link:

Contact Information

Carnegie Hotel & Spa
1216 W. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

Toll-free reservations: 866.757.8277
Tel. 423.979.6400
Fax. 423.979.6424


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