Friday, June 25, 2010

Auction Finds

I attended the weekly auction at Dave Miller's in St. Cloud last night. I had a very good time. Here are some of my treasures:

This is an automatic change cashier with great casting.

Some wonderfully illustrated old books.

These are antique rotary electric switches. Some even display whether it is off or on. Maybe the light going on and the dark disappearing is not enough signal. A couple of these are going on my Steampunk Mad Scientist lamp that I am going to build.

Some 1960's hard cover magazines.

I bought three of these industrial lights.

Very cheap floor lamp.

One of my favorite lamps. Enterprise looking floor lamp with stars on the base.

Who else has a helicopter tail rotor?

A second Atwater-Kent radio horn speaker. Will serve as one of two speakers for my Steampunk pump organ turned Computer desk that I will build this winter.

I got about 100 of these white oak handles for free. A friend bought a box lot of stuff and didn't want these pieces.

A ballot box.
Kris told me that this antique lamp and shade was "cute".

Mr. Flannery


Primitiques 'n Poetry said...

Holy Coiw! That's a haul. The cashier brings back memories of the old Piggly Wiggly. I love the box o' switches. You can ship the prop with the chairs when you get a chance. Thank you very much. ~Mindy

Anonymous said...

Some great treasures Mr. Flannery!
I'd love to see that cashier!

red.neck chic said...

I don't know what is my favorite!!! LOVE the switches - the helicopter blade is TOOOOO fun - the horn is fantastic - the ballot box needs to be at my house...

but the enterprise lamp? LOVE it - and will now be walking around the rest of day saying, "make it so number 1".

:-D robelyn