Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. CST
2011 35th Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi 39301

Stevens Auction Company is pleased to announce the commission to offer at public auction antiques and furnishings from three prominent estates from across the South, including the contents of the Murfreesboro, Tennessee antebellum mansion “Castlewood” and two important estates from Meridian, Mississippi. The auction will be held at the home of the late Mr. Paul and Mrs. Irene Busby located at 2011 35th Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi. For more information on Mr. & Mrs Busby and their collection follow this link.

The quality of the selected antique estate pieces is unmatched. Highlights of the auction will include antiques made by such prolific furniture makers, including J.H. Belter, J & JW Meeks, Thomas Brooks, A. Roux, Karpen, R.J. Horner, and Mitchell & Rammelsberg. The auction will also include: great, early Old Paris porcelains; a collection of brilliant-cut glassware; original works of art; antique lamps; Persian, hand-made rugs; old clocks; China; and hundreds of other fine antique home furnishings. The real estate at 2011 35th Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi is for sale, and a Real Estate representative will be on-hand on-site Friday April 17, 2015 and Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Open House preview will be Friday, April 17, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The auction will be held under large tents, rain or shine, with comfortable seating and refreshments available. Pictures are continuously added to our website, so please check back often for photos of the items to be offered and for further auction information. For information not found online or in our brochure, please call our office at (662) 369-2200 or e-mail us at Phone bids are always welcome with advanced arrangements.

You may also bid online at, where we will be selling a majority of the selected items. Advanced registration and approval is required.

Terms and Conditions: All major credit cards or pre-approved business/Personal Checks, with proper I.D., or wire transfer. All sales final with no warranty expressed or implied. Announcements made day of auction take precedence over all written material. A 15% Buyer’s Premium will be charged on the total purchase price with an extra 2% processing fee for credit cards. A 7% sales tax will be charged on all merchandise sold, the only exception is for those with a valid & verifiable state resale number. For out-of-state buyers: you must have a copy of your tax certificate or other proof that you are a tax-exempt business owner/agent. Not responsible for accidents.

For more information on Mr. & Mrs Busby and their collection follow this link.

P.O. Box 58
Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730
MS Lic. #349
John Dwight Stevens, Auctioneer
Selling the South’s Finest Antiques
For Over 30 Years