Eclectic mix of items to go up for auction on Oct. 25-27

Friday, Oct. 25, will kick off a huge three-day antiques and collectibles auction in Rockford, Il. Running through Oct. 27, the auction from Kaptain Kirk's Auctions and Appraisals will be putting more than 1,000 items up for sale. If you can't make it in person, be sure to check out the inventory on and start bidding on your favorite lots.

Everything but the kitchen sink
As you might imagine, with so many items on the block there is an astounding variety of stuff to choose from. It's like an art auction, jewelry auction, antiques auction and collectibles auction all rolled up in one.

With such an eclectic collection available, you can make additions to your home or office ranging from a set of three vintage oriental ceramic vases (lot #13), to a 250-Ruble note from the former U.S.S.R., dated 1917 (lot #117), to a mid-century modern reflective glass candle holder (lot #202). In short, there's going to be something for everyone, so it's worth checking out even if you aren't looking for anything in particular.

Blasts from the past
Vintage records and collectible toys and board games will be some of the coolest collectibles available.

There will be multiple sets of vinyl records for music aficionados to sift through, including a couple of collections of easy listening LPs (lots #226 and 227). Or you can turn your next game night into a trip down memory lane by picking up a set of vintage Trivial Pursuit games (lot #228). And if you want to show your child what game time was like when you were growing up – or you simply want to relive the days of your early youth – you can grab a collection of 1970s toys and games (lot #229) or some classic jigsaw puzzles (lot #230)

A classic accessory
The days when nearly everyone wore a watch may be over, but you can add a little foppishness to your wardrobe with a vintage pocket watch. Four of them are being sold off together (lot #1000), along with an antique Naussau model (lot #1001), and a 1902 Hamilton jeweled version (lot #1002).

That impressive bill of goods is just the beginning, as there are more than 1,000 other pieces of inventory for you to check out. So head over to now to start picking out your favorites. You won't want to miss out on getting first pick of these gems.

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