auction details

Auction Type: Absolute Estate Auction

Location: 1608 Fishing Ford Rd., Belfast, TN 37019(Get Directions)

Owner: Estate of Ms. Sarah “Kip” Orr

Directions: From Lewisburg : Take Hwy 431 South to the Belfast Community. Turn right onto Fishing Ford Rd. Property is on the left. Look for signs.


Check detailed list for items selling Friday and Saturday

Collection of Fine Antiques-Early 1800’S Artifacts/Documents-Primitives

♦AUCTIONEER’S NOTE♦  We will be selling items from several generations of a family that were early TN & Marshall County settlers & owned the Williams General Store, which later became the J. C. Tate Store in the Belfast area since the early 1800’s.  Ms Kip had maintained the family home that was built in the mid 1800’s and also maintained many of her great-great and great grandfathers' possessions. Now, we will sell all these amazing items to the public! Come and enjoy looking at early Tennessee history items from Documents signed By Gov. Sam Houston to an ole’ 1840’s model Muzzleloader made in east TN/KY to a table made by slaves on the farm. This will be an amazing 2 Day Sale!

Terms:  Cash, Approved Check w/ Bank Letter or Credit Card with 3% fee day of sale.

No Buyer's Premium - What you bid is what you pay!


available items


  • Walnut burl inlayed washstand
  • Walnut burl inlayed marble top dresser
  • True Tennessee cherry chest of drawers
  • Walnut burl inlayed chest of drawers
  • Cherry wardrobe
  • Walnut burl inlayed bed
  • Walnut baby bed rocker
  • Cherry and walnut side tables
  • Cherry wood bottom rocking chair
  • Wicker rose carved rocker
  • Adirondack reclining chair
  • Cherry writing desk
  • Cherry tilt top table
  • Oak ball and claw table
  • Cedar chest
  • Assorted antique rocking chairs
  • Child's wood rocking chair
  • Cherry Davis Cabinet secretary
  • Cherry rope bed
  • Flour chest
  • Sugar chest
  • Walnut double spool bed
  • Metal bed
  • Cherry side table
  • Ladderback baby chair
  • Walnut burl inlayed dresser with mirror
  • Diamond Dyes cabinet
  • Walnut side table
  • Cherry drop leaf gate leg table
  • Numerous very old ladderback chairs
  • Lem carved rocker


  • Mitchels school atlas 1860
  • Assortment of sheet music pre 1900
  • 1875 39th General Assembly State of TN photograph
  • November 1917 brass shell
  • Large collection of National Geographic magazines dating from 1920s & up
  • Old pictures and frames
  • Many pre 1900 books
  • Mystery jig puzzle by the stars 1933
  • Antique burl walnut mirror
  • Antique hand fans
  • Antique newspapers
  • Antique marbles
  • Numerous burl inlay mirrors
  • Primitive blacksmithing tools
  • Primitive tools and ice tongs
  • Porcelain antique dolls
  • Primitive pictures
  • Antique apple peeler
  • Antique glass jug churn
  • Old radio speaker - Chesterfield
  • Large collection pre 1900 books, magazines, pamphlets
  • Porcelain antique potty
  • Primitive baby beds
  • Primitive rocking horse
  • Primitive wood barrels
  • Large collection of cylinder bottles
  • Large collection pre 1900 pharmaceutical bottles
  • Postcards
  • Framed antique cross stitch and crewel patterns
  • Diaries from pre 1900s
  • Large assortment of pre 1900 postcards, postage stamps (many used)
  • Primitive cabbage slicer
  • Primitive sausage grinder
  • Antique wooden toy blocks
  • Primitive pottery bowls
  • Primitive pottery pitchers
  • Stamped JC Tate, Belfast, TN box
  • Owl brand cold pressed oil box
  • Hand hued wooden log trough
  • Primitive stove
  • Antique English side saddle
  • Antique croquet set
  • Antique wood carving lays
  • TS Lewis wooden crackers box, Atlanta, GA
  • Possum sardines wooden box
  • Maxwell House coffee tins
  • Acme Bordeaux mixture can
  • NC & St. Louis rail yard lantern
  • M & C railroad lantern
  • Antique photos
  • A.W. Co. braid bread box
  • Inkwell wooden box
  • TS Lewis wooden crackers box, Atlanta, GA
  • The Macneale and Urban Safe and Lock Co. Small safe


  • Solid rose gold wedding band
  • Gold wedding band
  • Flat inscribed
  • Peabody College, Nashville, TN 1875 class ring
  • Sterling ring
  • 3 Opal rings
  • Gold ring with small pearl
  • Gold nugget ring
  • Vintage Amethyst ring
  • Vintage jade or emerald ring
  • (2) Vintage diamond rings
  • Waltham pocket watch
  • Photograph glass front and back antique broach
  • L.Montandon local anchor escapement full ruby jeweled straight line Breguet hour spring No.10593 18k ladies pocket watch w/case
  • Costume jewelry


  • 3 Silver $1 certificates
  • (2) 1850'S 1 dollar gold coins
  • 1891 Penny
  • 1853 3 cent piece
  • Many pre 1900s coins
  • Assortment of coins


  • The Crawford Shoe Co. hunter & dog statue
  • Old golf clubs
  • Marble base lamp
  • Trunk
  • Marble base cranberry glass lamp
  • Porcelain buckets
  • Fire screen
  • Assortment of hand irons, ash grabbers, fire pokers
  • Wooden bucket
  • Log scraper
  • Shoe lasses
  • Wood stirrups
  • Lakeshire wood cheese box
  • Snow Drift wooden bucket
  • Pottery, sets of china
  • Large assortment of glassware
  • Trunks
  • Wood bench
  • Quilting rack
  • Child's toy rocker
  • 2 Spinning wheels
  • Cedar handmade trunk
  • Authentic Ansonia clock New York
  • Singer pump sewing machine
  • J C Tate store glass chicken feeder
  • Waterbury mantle clock
  • Porcelain tubs and pots
  • Glass insulators
  • Coffee grinder
  • Glass butter churn
  • Cast iron skillets and pots
  • Baskets
  • Marble base lamps
  • Old dress hats
  • Yardsticks
  • Baby chairs
  • Space heater
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Cast iron footed pots
  • Large assortment of Blue Ball jars
  • Large assortment of Bubble glass jars
  • Yellow Lightening jar
  • Large porcelain pitcher
  • Butter bowls
  • Wash boards
  • Porcelain butter churns
  • Hand garden tools
  • Milk cans
  • Numerous amounts of rough-cut lumber
  • Ladders
  • Crosscut saw
  • Deer antlers
  • WWI gas mask
  • Wooden plain
  • Head Springs church pew

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