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Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020
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Harry Powell Living Estate (This Auction has a new date)
April 11th 10:30 am
417 Shade Tree Lane (Strawberry Fields Subdivision)
Johnson City,Tn

Mr. Powell has decided to downsize and has contracted us to auction the contents of the home. He is well known in the community as a Boy Scout leader, professor at ETSU and a friend to many.
Partial Listing- Sets of sterling flatware-12 place setting and an 8 place setting of King Edward with serving pcs., 8 place setting of International 1810 with serving pieces, Sterling Tea service with sterling tray, set of Kitchen Kraft cookware ,large collection of sterling napkin rings, Cool costume and better jewelry-Stuart Nye- Art Deco, Native American,
de Matteo sterling pin-Cameos and more, Steinway upright studio piano, very fine china and glassware,Ethnic jewelry, large group of Boy Scout patches-uniforms- Order of the Arrow-books and collectibles ,King Edward odd serving pieces,Early set of Meissen candle holders( as is some breaks and broken leaves),Roseville vase, Special police badge, some repousse sterling, large set of Teardrop glassware,Bybee pottery,Sterling wine goblets,upscale furniture, Fine bedroom ,Coins , cut glass, dinning and living room furniture. vintage woman's accessories, Boy Scout uniforms, Coke thermometer, Pepsin Gum store jar, art, Martha Washington sewing cabinet, Hummels,Fine art, Large collection of blown cranberry ornaments, Wood working shop, books, good quilts, drop leaf table, Mahogany china cabinets, tools, spinet desk. some antique dolls, sterling holloware, carpets,cedar chest, brides basket, some depression glass, Elegant glassware, porcelain collectibles, studio pottery. large German bisque doll. homespun coverlets and much more.

We will add photos the week of the auction. Much more here than meets the eye. Rain or shine ....Our tent will be up.

Cash or check, 10% BP.

Along with the rest of the world,Kimball M sterling Auctioneers is closely monitoring the Covid-19 virus. The safety of you and our associates are of utmost importance and we will follow state, federal, and the CDC recommendations.
Our Monday night auctions will cease Monday March 16th and they will begin back on April 4th.

The Harry Powell Estate will still take place on April 11th . This is an onsite outside auction and not in a closed area. Wipes and sanitizer will be available and chairs will be double spaced to give more distance for the bidders. All chairs will be wiped down before the auction. This is a good estate. If you see something you are interested and do not wish to attend in person, please email us at to absentee bid.. The following is a link for details and photos for that auction Link for Powell

The cane auction will take place online on Sunday March 22 at 1:00 PM as planned.

Best to all and keep your hands washed and don't touch your face. with everyone helping we shall win this war.

Date: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Time:1:00 Eastern

Below is a link to the online catalog:

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Antique Cane Auction
Sunday March 22, 1:00 ( Preview 10 am)
125 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
Online- In house-Absentee and Phone bidding

Two nice collections plus a few selective consignments including Lapis and 18kt gold, Gold quartz, Ivory Pique with C.I.T.I.E.S. permit that can be shipped within the USA, Collection of Gold and Gold-filled dress canes, Collection of sword canes, Folk-art, Fine silver, Hard stone pig, Whale bone with tooth handle, Japanese stag dress, Very nice gold and silver figural dress cane with inset rubies , plus much more. We will be adding about 30 more canes the week before the auction and a few books from the Rick Wagoner estate.

Cash or check 23% buyers fee. Preview 10 am day of auction

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

Sale every Monday night at 6:00

The 5:00 box lot sale will be

You can click the blog tab on the top of this page to see some of the
items that the girls are selling.

Cash or check. No buyers fee

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-

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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