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  • STARTSep 24th - 9:00am

  • VENUESchuyler County Fair Grounds

Antique & Collectible Estate Auction

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 A.M.

Sale to be held at the Schuyler County Fair Grounds, 200 E Scripps St, Rushville, IL 62681


Auctioneers’ Note: Sullivan Auctioneers is honored to sell the lifetime collection of items from Rushville, Illinois’ most famous resident, the late Dr. Russell R. Dohner at absolute public auction. Selling will be antique furniture, collectibles, glassware and china and modern household items. The items are being transported to the Schuyler County Fair Grounds from Dr. Dohner’s home and office. This auction offers something for everyone – – Hope you can join us. NOTE: Dr. Dohner’s gun collection will be sold on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at our large gun auction located in Hamilton, Illinois. Go to sullivanauctioneers.com for complete listing of guns to be sold.

Antique Furniture

  • Pine step back cupboard with double 8-pane doors over single blind door
  • Pine step back cupboard with drawers and cubby holes
  • Empire style oval top library table with drawer
  • Walnut game table with scalloped edge
  • Unusual 44” tall walnut victorian cabinet with fancy carving front bin, drawer and beveled mirror (possibly a barber’s cabinet, very ornate and nice)
  • Acrosonic piano
  • Duncan Phyfe drop front secretary with scalloped drawers
  • Walnut corner cupboard with fancy carved pulls and open shelves
  • Walnut pier mirror (some damage)
  • Kneehole desk
  • Carved arm chair rocker
  • Various other chairs
  • Walnut side chair with carved crown
  • 6 drawer chest and matching dresser
  • Dinette table and 6 matching chairs
  • Cedar chest
  • Several walnut occasional tables


  • 24” violin marked “Jan Kriml, Handmade, Made in Germany”
  • Mandoline
  • Approximately 10 Goebel Hummels figurines
  • Several other figurines including Royal Doulton
  • Pewter pieces including tea set
  • Silver plated flatware
  • Silver plated candle holders
  • Old song books and piano music (some in German)
  • Canon Ripley pottery pitchers and bowls
  • Several pottery bowls
  • Antique wood plane
  • Cast iron cherry pitter
  • Fire King bowl
  • Several miniature iron kitchenware items
  • 5” Native American axe, 4” celt and several small arrow head points
  • Fancy table lamp with leaded glass shade
  • “Motorama of 1954” coin
  • Small antique 4 bladed fan
  • Guitar marked Checkmate
  • Several campaign buttons including Ike, Stevenson and Kennedy
  • Bulova mens watch
  • Large assortment of pictures, mirrors and photographs
  • Several boxes of books, many signed by Dr. Dohner
  • Vinyl records

Costume Jewelry

  • Large assortment of Rotary International pins (Dr. Dohner was a lifelong member of the Rushville Rotary Club)
  • Mens ring marked “Lunt Sterling”
  • Several sets of gold and silver cufflinks and tie pins
  • Freemason tie pin marked “14K gold” and “two point diamond”
  • US Army pin

Glassware & China

  • Several pieces of cut glass
  • Various sets and individual pieces of Spode china plates, cups and bowls
  • Imperial glass pitchers
  • Milk glass including punch bowl set
  • Figurines marked “Lenwile Ardalt”
  • Etched glassware
  • Various collector plates
  • Fenton glass including candy dish with scalloped edges
  • Various crystal bowls
  • Few pieces of ruby red glass
  • Nice selection hand painted china bowls, plates, vases and pitchers
  • Nice assortment of glass pitchers
  • Carnival glass bowl
  • Wedgewood plates
  • Many other pieces of glass and china


Russell R. Dohner Estate

Rushville State Bank, Executor

C/O – Linda Butler

Representing Attorney:
Charles A. Burton
114 W Lafayette St, Rushville, IL 62681


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September 24, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 pm


Schuyler County Fair Grounds
Schuyler County Fair Grounds, Rushville, IL, 62681, United States.
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