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Auction Barn:
(641) 933-4557

JD Sinnif:
(641) 799-3615


Public Auction

Saturday, March 25th  10:00AM

Located at:  Southern Iowa Fairgrounds – Oskaloosa, IA

 Antiques & collectibles: Green & cream colored porcelain cookstove, butcher-block table, dry sink, woodstove, primitive parlor table, child’s bentwood chair, washtub & stand w/ wooden wringer, oak chairs, winged-back chair, rolling baker’s rack, wooden shelf on wheels, brass & metal single bedframe, ice cream chair, wooden office chairs, metal patio chair, 3 –pc iron patio set,

“Bull Duram Smoking Tobacco” paper advertising w/ African-American scene, white enamel “7-Up” cooler w/ bottle opener, wooden columns, Iowa Biscuit can – “Burlington, IA”, copper boiler w/ lid, cream cans, lard press, green measuring cup w/ beater, milk bottles, old pulleys, Jadi bowl–plate-saucers & butter dish, marbles, pink Depression glassware, wooden German dollhouse furniture, multiple pcs. of green/cream enamelware, amber jar, fruit jars, crocks & jugs, green-handled kitchen utensils,  Griswold waffle iron, barn lanterns, store mannequin, Australian stock saddle, advertising pieces, Peace dollars, half dollars, foreign coins & stamps, dolls, costume jewelry, buttons, Pepsi clocks & signs & misc. Pepsi items, tins, doctor’s stethoscope, bird bath, room rug, wooden ironing boards, printers’ tray, easel, kerosene jar, cookie cutters, brass fire extinguisher, old scale, match holders, washboard, doorknobs, pop bottles, metal lunchbox, oil cans, carbide light, wooden cigar box, PEZ dispensers, old woodstove top, lampshades & globes

 Guns: Remington model 522 Viper semi-auto 22 rifle w/ clip, Winchester model 1906 -22 pump, Daisy Red Rider BB gun, Winchester model 94 3030 for parts only, 4 Civil War revolvers – not complete, 2 pellet pistols

Tools: Mack chainsaw, sockets, water/sump pump, circular saw, power cord, router & table, Delta table-saw, scroll saw, metric & standard 40 pc tap& die sets, transfer pump, JD tool tray & hardhat,

 Furniture & Misc.  LaZBoy rocker recliner, loveseat w/ recliners, kitchen table & 4 chairs, office chairs, wooden rocker, Haier mini fridge, chicken fryer, pogo stick, new Samsung 13” digital TV, fishing lures,  cords & jumper cables, handtools, Brother word processor & monitor, HP printer, puzzles, cookie jar, knives, bank bags, shot bags, new in box travel bag, new in box roaster buffet server, numbered Sammie Sosa special print, Iowa Southern utility anniversary clock, extra key board and mouse, 2 Meskwaki tokens in package.

Terms: Cash or check only                Lunch on grounds

*All announcements made day of sale take precedence over ads.

*Not responsible in case of accident or theft.             


J.D. Sinnif & TJ Sinnif – auctioneers

Cell 641-799-3615            web – www.sinnifauction.com

Public Auction

Sunday, April 2nd  12 Noon

Located at 106 North Iowa Ave, Ottumwa, IA

Furniture:Leather sofa, leather recliner, cloth recliner, maple occasional table, 3 shelf walnut bookcase, 2 solid maple end tables, solid maple coffee table, small oak entertainment center,  glass door curio cabinet, solid maple dresser with mirror, 1920’s vanity with mirror, antique walnut cedar chest, maple double dresser with mirror and matching bookcase headboard and frame, 2 maple end tables with magazine racks, metal 2 drawer filing cabinet, metal 4 drawer file cabinet, old solid pine China cabinet with hutch, mid-century vanity with mirror and bench, matching mid-century dresser, misc bookcases, shelving, and storage cabinets, small knee hole desk, tall white 2 door kitchen pantry cabinet, small marble tip occasional table, old primitive kitchen work table, mid-century bookcase, primitive  storage  cabinet, walnut magazine rack, miscellaneous metal shelving, two card tables, Metal mesh round outdoor patio table, metal and wood park bench

Electronics: Sharp 21” portable television, Koss DVD player, Panasonic VHS tape player, pair of floor stereo speakers, Radio Shack portable cassette recorder, large George Forman electric free standing grill,

 Lamps:  Milk-glass replica oil lamp, 3 brushed stainless steel table lamps, ceramic and brass table lamp, small milk glass hobnail-pattern desk lamp, 2 matching teal ceramic lamps, 2 matching crystal vanity lamps, brass floor-lamp with attached glass table, brass piano lamp, white and gold ceramic brass table lamp, gold glass and brass table lamp,

Musical instruments:  accordion with case, dulcimer, tambourine

Collectibles: McCoy Pottery: old fashioned car cookie jar, flowered tea pot, turquoise pitcher,

Milk glass: individual fruit bowls, iced tea glasses , vases, celery tray, sugar and creamer, and more,

Newspapers: December 8, 1941 Des Moines Tribune attack on Pearl Harbor, March 1, 1936 Des Moines Tribune, Alaska discoveries, Nazi buildup in Europe, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich

Morrell’s memorabilia: The Fruits of 100 Years 1827-1927, Morrell Magazines: June 1951, Oct 1944, July 1943, June 1942, 120th Anniversary Series

East End Presbyterian Church Memorabilia,

OHS Argus: 1935, 1941 – 1944

Resin bears


Old diplomas, old primers and workbooks

Antique valentines and post cards,

Porcelain dolls, 1960 newborn baby doll

Depression glass, Miramar small pink casserole dated 1936, white Bavarian and Haviland dinner plates, Royal Ironstone China Alfred Meakin England platters, Teapots, cut class crystal bowls, Mid-Century Coffee service, Mid-Century aluminum cake carrier, 1930’s Presto pressure cooker, cut glass serving pieces, Mid-Century snack sets in original boxes,

Household goods: Corelle and Corningware, stainless flatware, picture frames, , throw pillows, games, platinum rimmed crystal wine glasses, Tupperware,

Christmas Decorations:  Cobblestone Corners ceramic village, Nativity Sets,  artificial Christmas Trees, cookie jars, glass ornaments, collectible ornaments, Santa Clauses, ceramic Christmas Trees, teapots, nut cracker, pillows, table linens, angels,

Textiles: Comforters, bedspreads, curtains, handmade afghans and throws, tablecloths, placemats

Hundreds of books in the following categories:  Children’s, Sports, Health, Animals, Jokes, Mysteries, Westerns, Mothers, Extensive Christian ministerial library

Music:  Piano and Vocal, seasonal, wedding, Christmas programs, Old sheet music, Organ, church hymnals

Framed Oil Paintings by Betty Forbes

Green Shade 1977

Mars Hill 1979

Mountain Scene

Old red barn 1979

Brown Cabin (Value Painting)

Open Bible Church

African Woman and Child

Blue Mountains

Woman Behold Your Son 1984

Floral Vase

Mountain Majesty

Small canvas: Old Tree

Miscellaneous screws and hardware

Owners Betty Forbes and Late Rev Milton Forbes

Terms: Cash or check only                Lunch on grounds

*All announcements made day of sale take precedence over ads.

*Not responsible in case of accident or theft.             


J.D. Sinnif & TJ Sinnif – auctioneers

Cell 641-799-3615            web – www.sinnifauction.com


SPRING Lawn, Garden,

Small Equipment, & Tool AUCTION:

SATURDAY, APRIL 8th      10:00AM


Oskaloosa, IA

*Now taking consignments for our spring sale:  Lawn mowers, lawn equipment, tractors, small equipment, and tools

*Deadline for advertising Monday, March 27th

*Will accept consignments until Friday, April 7th.

Call to get items advertised.  Expecting a large sale again this year.

Inventory reduction of more than 50 riding mowers & lawn tractors from McKim Tractor already consigned- ready to mow


J.D. Sinnif & TJ Sinnif – auctioneers

(641)-799-3615                       sinnifauction.com







Web: www.sinnifauction.com