Antiques, Collectables, Vintage Petroliana/Gas Station Porcelain Sign Collection, Household, Lawn & Garden Equipment & Much More! (12 Miles East of Liberty – 7 Miles West of Orrick)

Antiques, Collectables, Vintage Petroliana/Gas Station Porcelain Sign Collection, Household, Lawn & Garden Equipment & Much More!

Began: 06/15/13 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 8501 State Hwy N, Orrick, MO 64077
Began: 06/02/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 06/02/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 8501 State Hwy N, Orrick, MO 64077

Began: 06/09/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 06/09/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 8501 State Hwy N, Orrick, MO 64077

Began: 06/16/13 at 9:00 AM CDT
Ended: 06/16/13 at 1:00 PM CDT
Location: 8501 State Hwy N, Orrick, MO 64077

Began: 06/18/13 at 10:00 AM CDT
Ended: 06/18/13 at 1:00 PM CDT
Location: 8501 State Hwy N, Orrick, MO 64077

Not all items will be sold online. See online bidding link for complete catalog of online lots.

Collectables & Furniture

69 door brass post office box; Longaberger baskets (15+); oak barn board primitive water bench; single drawer oak & green paint work table; California King metal & wood head & foot board w/mattress; Broyhill 2-pc pine dresser w/mirror & chest of drawers; black enamel & stencil back rocker; 3-drawer maple finish night stand w/wrought iron pulls; child’s red wagons; misc. board games & puzzles; stamped steel Pepsi thermometer RA-57; cast iron treadle sewing base w/drop leaf top; primitive rush seat ladder back chairs; fruit crates; advertising clocks; hood ornaments; implement seat; primitive cast iron tools; lawn chairs; pine desk


Small kitchen appliances;  pots & pans; small electronics; linens; 20” television;  Emerson VCR; Yorx mini rack stereo; 5-drawer metal file cabinet; Perfect Flame propane stainless steel grill; flat bed scanner/printer; misc. home décor; several bicycles-various ages; sewing notions  

Petro & Liquor Lights & Signs, Firemen & Advertising Items

Marlboro neon; Olympia Beer, Henieken, Pabst Schlitz, Country Club malt liquor, etc. lighted signs; Enamel, Porcelain, Wood, Paper & Glass Advertising Sign Collection: Michelob on Tap, Willard Batteries, Smith’s Holsum Bread, Sinclair Gasoline, large & small Mobilgas (5+), Wings Cigarettes, Welch-Penn Motor Oil, Gulf No-Nox, Condrin Oil Company, Jacques Seed Dealer, Texaco,  Kaiser Frazer, Cornhusker Hybrids, Mid Am Dairy Farm, Pioneer Seeds, Super Crost Seeds, ISO=VIS motor oil, large round Derby Gasoline, Triple “F” Feeds, Dunlop Tires, Cook’s Paints, Lesh That Good Gasoline, Funk’s Hybrid Motor, 7up, Mr. Goodwrench, KC House Annex-Apts, Jack Daniels Marlboro, Hoosier Racing Tire, Standard White Crown, Genuine Ford Parts, Pennsylvania Oil, Rainbo Bread, Fairbanks Scales, Marlboro advertising; firefighting memorabilia: Horni cast iron fire alarm signal box-early 1900’s,leather & plastic fireman helmets, brass & chrome fire extinguishers, etc; Southern VP series 202 emergency responder “Cherries”; loose brass doors US Post Office Boxes and more!

Tools & Outdoors

Master Tow car hauler; various fishing tackle; Stack-On 9-drawer mechanics tool chest; Millermatic 35 arc wire welder; oxy-acetylene tanks kits; commercial metal work bench; restaurant shelving; NAME BRAND HAND TOOLS: sockets, ratchets, open ended wrenches, channel locks, vice grips, hammers, saws, welding & body shop tools, snips, pliers, bolt cutters, etc.; POWER TOOLS: Bosch hammer drill, Craftsman 7” sander, angle grinder, bench grinder, etc.; lots of misc. car parts; 1940’s flat head engine; car ramps; jack stands; tow straps; log & tow chains; chain hoist; squirrel cage fans; Louisville fiber glass & aluminum 16 ft. adjustable ladder; shop refrigerators (3); Solar 500 amp battery booster & charger;  misc lumber;  lots lawn & garden tools and more!    


Sunday, 6/16/13, 9:00AM-1:00PM

Tuesday, 6/18/13, 10:00AM-1:00PM



All items are sold as is, where is.  All property is open for public inspection and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to determine condition prior to bidding.

Purchaser assumes all responsibility for items at the time of purchase.  When the auctioneer sells the item to you, title passes and you have entered into contract to buy said property at your bid.  Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and the Seller assume no responsibility for items after this point. 

Payment may be made be cash, approved check with proper identification, MasterCard or Visa.  Items must be paid for day of sale and said items cannot be removed from premises without payment in full. Items paid for with a MasterCard or Visa will be accessed a 3% convenience fee.  Returned checks or funds that are not honored for any reason will be turned over to the appropriate government authorities for prosecution and collection and a report shall be made to the proper credit bureau.

The purchaser also agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by the auctioneer in the collection of funds.  The purchaser further agrees to pay for any other costs or losses incurred buy their failure to adhere to these conditions of sale.  In the case of a possible “tie bid”, (when the auctioneer and or ringmen have the same bid in two different places) we apologize.  The bid may be opened back up between the two tie bidders only at the auctioneers discretion.

The auctioneer has the sole discretion to advance the bidding and my reject a nominal advance, should it, in his estimation prove injurious to the sale.  It is not the intention of the auctioneer to overlook or miss any bid, but he will not be held responsible for said action.  When the auctioneer says “sold”, no further advances will be considered. 

You must have a bidding number to participate in the auction.  When you make a purchase, please show your bid card to the clerk for accurate record keeping.

A bid by any person shall be conclusive proof that the person agrees to the terms and conditions of the sale and has agreed to be bound by them. 

All announcements sale day take precedence over all prior printed material.

We hope that you enjoy this auction and the services we provide. 





Proper and complete online registration is required to bid. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, and email address to register. A credit card (MC or Visa) is required to place a bid and is the only acceptable form of payment. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.


Online bidding is offered prior to AND during the live on-site auction. (If you need assistance placing an online bid or prefer to submit an online bid in person, please call our office for assistance. 816-781-1134).


There is a 10% buyer’s premium (7% auction house, 3% online bidding site) charged on items purchased through online bidding. The buyer’s premium is calculated on the high bid. The purchase price paid by the successful online bidder is the sum of the winning bid and the buyer’s premium.


The acceptable forms of payment are MasterCard and Visa. The credit card entered at registration will be charged for all purchases at the close of the auction and a paid receipt will be emailed to the buyer.


Items must be removed from the premises during the published pick up time(s). A paid receipt and proof of identification are required. Loading and shipping services are not offered. It is the buyer’s responsibility to disassemble or uninstall items as required. Failure to pick up or remove an item does not negate the contractual obligations of the high bidder and no refunds will be given. The Auctioneer and seller reserve the right to retain unclaimed items and dispose of them in whatever manner they see fit, including resale.


The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning items of interest. Items are sold without contents unless described otherwise. Items may be viewed one hour prior to the start of the live onsite auction. All items are being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranties or representations, expressed or implied, are made by the Seller or the auction company. If there is a discrepancy between an item pictured and its description, please report it to our office and refrain from bidding until it is resolved.

We hope you enjoy your online bidding experience!

MO-210 east of N. Kansas City approx. 23 miles to State Hwy N., left to home on right.  Located 12 miles east of Liberty and 7 miles west of Orrick.

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