Welcome to the Mercer County, West Virginia online auction event of 2022
Entrusted Auctions is excited to present this colossal online auction of the Robert "Bob" Whittaker and Mary Ellen Whittaker lifetime collection. Bob was well known business man in Mercer County, WV and owner of Whittaker's Jewelry Store of Princeton, WV, where Mrs. Mary Ellen could be found running the family business. Bob served honorably in the United States Marine Corp during WWII. They were both members of Johnston Chapel Baptist Church. Bob was active in many civic organizations, and was an avid archer, hunter, and horseman. Throughout his lifetime he and Mary Ellen collected some amazing treasures, which we now are humbled to offer to the general public.
Featured in this auction........ fine jewelry, costume jewelry in original display boxes, pocket watches, Keepsake diamond advertising, jewelers tools and accessories, artwork, RARE Tazewell Harness Co. Custom made ladies side saddle, Saddle King of Texas saddle, famous Jumbo brand Texas kids saddle, horse tack, autographed memorabilia and photos of some of jazz greatest including Lois Armstrong, Squire Gersh, VELMA MIDDLETON, TRUMMY YOUNG, EDMOND HALL, W.C Handy “The Father of Blues”, THE GREAT BARRET DEEMS and Anne baker of Charleston, WV,. Also an autographed photo of “The Brown Bomber” Joe Louis. Amazing local black history memorabilia, photos and scrapbook items from the Othella Jefferson family, in honor of whom the Bluefield State College student center is named. An amazing collection of vintage and antique books including local history, Zane Grey, Martin Luther King Jr., Pearl Buck, Goldstein and so many more well known authors. Antique furniture, furniture for restoration including walnut jelly cupboard, pie safe, Hoosier style cabinets and more. Local advertising galore, Aladdin oil lamps, carnival glass, Blenko, Fostoria, Fenton, depression, Vaseline, vintage brassware, old coin banks, vintage tin toys, hand forged items, vintage pot belly wood stoves, musical instruments, Lionel trains and accessories, antique year books, Akro Agate marbles, vintage wedding dresses, elk, deer and bear head mounts, Breyer name brand horses, antique wagon wheels, stamp collections, sad irons, and irons, assorted tools, antique horse hair upholstered settee, hand crafted and antique light fixtures, kitchenware, oriental dressing screen, cast iron skillets, one man crosscut saw, hand crafted furniture, Stickley brothers stretch base oak dining table, mid century dining tables, vintage duck decoys, heavy duty industrial style work tables, wormy chestnut picture frames, silhouettes, folk art frames, stretch glass, vintage photos, vintage post cards, antique cameras, gingerbread clocks, mantel clocks, riding lawnmower, stoneware, stave butter churn, engraving machine and accessories, mechanist tool chest, pewter ware, sterling silver, silver plate, antique fireplace accessories, railroad memorabilia, vintage letterheads, antique music sheets, antique player piano rolls, vintage records, hand painted tole trays, zippo lighters, sterling silver charms, vintage sewing machines, sewing accessories, vintage Christmas decor, vintage Halloween noise makers, horse drawn plow, push plows, log splitter, pot belly wood stoves, vintage showcase display boxes, heavy duty vise, blue canning jars, old sleds, antique hay rakes, antique cider press, apple butter stirrers, cast iron cauldrons, tobacco humidor, large spool table, hand crafted wagon wheel table, vintage toys, Craftsman table saw, Makita radial saw, bench grinder, planer, assorted lumber including wormy chestnut, vintage store counters/work tables, vintage porch railing, and the list goes on and on and on!!!! Over 1500 lots. So pull up a chair, watch and bid as this mega auction event unfolds. As always Entrusted auctions appreciates your time and consideration. Let’s bring antiques and collectibles back to the spot light, where they belong!!!! Good luck and as they say in the auction business, “bid high and bid often”.