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Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time:10:00 am Eastern
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Historic Robins Roost American Queen Anne House, Antiques, Contents
The Etta Mae Love Estate
Real Estate 10 am
Antiques and Personal Property 10:30 am ( Preview online and 9 am morning
of the auction)
1309 South Roan Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

In the 1886 governors election for Tennessee's,brothers Robert and Alfred
Taylor ran against each in what is referred to as the "War of The Roses"
campaign that gained international attention. Democrat Robert supporters
wore white roses and Republicans supporting Alfred adorned red roses.
Robert Taylor helped win him the election. Alf later was elected Governor
of Tennessee in 1920. The brothers later lived in Robins Roost. It is on
the National Historic Register and suitable for a private residence, Bed
and Breakfast, upscale rehab etc.

The antiques consist of many categories from period furniture,
accessories, paintings and much more. Furniture from country, fine
Victorian, and just about any category or style that was made. A complete
catalogue with descriptions and photographs will appear on this website
about three weeks before the auction. The eight bedroom home is furnished
impeccably with antiques.

Personal Property by Kimball M Sterling Inc TFL-1915 - Cash or Check 10%
buyers fee. No sales tax will be collected.
Kimball Sterling 423 773 4073

Real Estate by Bart Long and Associates TFL-5298 10% down day of sale with
closing in 30-45 days. 10% buyers fee
Bat Long 423 473 5000

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018
Time:10:30 am
Robert Bob Samuels Estate
August 4th 10:30 (Preview 9:30)
1908 Pleasant View Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee

Bob was a long time client- friend and many of you knew him. He started
us about 15 years ago at the ripe age of 84 and continued to his recent
passing at 99. He and his wife came to every auction in Johnson City that
a camera in it and he has put together a great collection of over 100
and equipment. Household furnishing including good American Danish, Mid
Century Style items, ethnic items, both print and 3-D art, display and
cases,books, household, tools and much more. This will be a quality sale,
There will be many cool items at this auction.
Cash or Check 10% BP. No sales tax due to this being an estate.

We will post photos the week of the auction and a better listing.

KImball M Sterling TFL-1915

Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time:1:00 AM Eastern

Below is a link to the online catalog:

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Collectors Carousel Estates Auction
Sunday July 22 1 pm (Preview 10 am)
125 West Market St.
Johnson City, Tn. 37604

This is a partial list and more photos coming soon. The first 226 lots
will be by catalogue then we will sell over 200 more.

This will be Sunday sale. Upscale Chippendale dining room suite, early
chest, Victorian epergne Advertising, Tennessee furniture, Large bronzes,
electric full orchestration player piano,George III Mahogany Secretary
Desk With Bookcase, Heriz carpet 18th Century life size bronzes, antique
cast iron jockeys, brass cash register, fine antique jewelry, canes and
cane handles, country store items including showcases and other store
items, black memorabilia, pedal cars,8' Jolly Green giant, early child's
farm wagon,Collection of important African American oil paintings, early
oil paintings, country furniture, one horse sleigh, art glass
lamps,child's horse barber chair,large iron parlor stove, organola,
Collection of straight razors including pearl and nude, best Paul Casey
powder horn that was ever carved, local grooved Indian axes, 14kt
gold hunting case watch,emerald and diamond ring, Meissen coffee set with
large matching platter,Art Deco counter-top figural shoe display,
Collection of Ron Slagle vintage pottery nude pitchers, Chase chrome and
Bakelite magazine rack, Rare slabed bust dollar, Civil War tintypes and
photographs, collection of pearl knives consisting of fruit, melon and
others, Case knives, Antique jade jewelry, White gold diamond bow
broach,Turnbull and Asser enamel cuff links , sterling flatware serving
pieces,hurdy gurdy folk art cart,Pepsi cast iron stand, Large Mettlach
punch bowl, Mint Woodstock 1992 leather jacket, ladies gold braclets,
French mirror,Tydol banner,Vintage framed posters, large acid etched three
piece glass with sporting scenes,Large bare breasted German carved female
figure with beer taps,massive shop made bear trap, Mint Haywood Wakefeld
dining and bedroom furniture ( blonde), Shaving stand, local empire chest,
antique Persian carpets, Art Deco bar with marble tops, Ralph
chair,Contents of a very upscale home with poster beds and more.

Cash or check 10% BP in house.

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time:10:30 am
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William "Bill" Adams Estate
Sat. July 14th 10:30 am (Preview 9:30)
436 West Chestnut St.
Johnson City, Tn 37604

Nice local estate including 1860's drop leaf table with carved legs,
Hanging slag glass leaded lamp. Chinese room size handmade carpet, nice
one drawer harvest table, fine chins and glass, deacons bench, nice
bedroom furniture, rattan couch with tables,bookcases, Iron Mt. mugs,
crock and individual butter mold, good frames and prints, waterfall
bedroom, sulfide paperweights, lots of good books, Provincial painted
furniture, yard tools, Victorian furniture, other carpets, large
collection of electric lamps, big flat screen TV, household items and much
more ... Many estate box lots.
We will also sell the yard barn on this property.

We will add many more photos the week of the auction as we get the home
shaped up.

Cash or check 10% BP. No sales tax on this one

Kimball M Sterling. Inc TFL-1915
423 773 4073

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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