• January 30, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Gene Bird Estate

Sat Jan 30 – 11:00AM


Dubuque County Fairgrounds, 14569 Olde Highway Road, Dubuque, IA Click to Map

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Hess & Johnston Auction Service, Inc.

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Auctioneer ID#: 38539

Phone: 563-543-7675

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Toys – Toys – Household


Gene Bird Estate


Dubuque County Fairgrounds

14569 Olde Highway Road – Dubuque, Iowa 52002

Saturday – January 30, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.



Note:  This is a large collection of New toys (over 700) all new in the original boxes as well as the estate items. Household goods and tools will be auctioned off first before toys.


Furniture:  Oak dresser w/mirror; Combination floor safe; Oak parlor table; leather recliner/rocker; 6 ft. high book shelf; oak double pedestal desk; 3 – black leather roll-a-bout chairs; Danby upright freezer; 54” flat screen TV; new Hoover vacuum cleaner; many smaller pcs.


Household: Portable typewriter; metal wall sculpture; 2 – floor lamps; golf hats; 8 mm camera; Sony boom box; art work; HP computer printer; golf balls; Men’s left-handed golf clubs w/bag; small appliances; over 25 totes of items to be unpacked.


Tools: Truck diamond tool box (new); portable small air compressor; hand and battery tools; 2 new Craftsman tool boxes.


Toys (Consigned): Check our web site for pictures: 3 – Bachman Big Hauler Train sets (radio controlled); 80 – Ertl banks (NIB); various years; 150 m/l Buddy L toys (vehicles, trucks, equipment); 15 Multiple sets of Buddy L equipment; 4 – panel sets of various buildings to be assembled; 6 – Mystery R airplanes; Complete sets of Typo trains; 10 Ertl semi-trailer sets; 4 – Liebhear cranes; 2 – Weil McLain tractor/trailers sets w/activated sound; Weil McClain training trailers (Die cast collector sets); Weil McLain (Ford tankers, service trucks, GMC delivery trucks & Horse & trailer); Jumbo match boxes; Various collection sets; 2- BMC convertible toy cars; Hawkeye Music box; Misc.


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Terms: Cash or good check. All settlements sale day. ID required.

Auctioneers: “Doc” Johnston 563-451-0579. Ed Hess 563-543-7675

Clerk: Sue Otruba

Sale Managed By: Hess & Johnston Auction Service, Inc 563-583-0321


14569 Old Highway Road, Dubuque, Iowa, 52002, United States