Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 9 a.m.

609 N. Meridian Street; Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730

Aberdeen is 35 miles southeast of Tupelo, MS on U.S. 45

We are selling the collection of Mr. Carl Gllispie.


Stevens Auction Company is delighted to announce its commission to offer up the unique, lifetime antique gun & toy collection of Mr. Carl Gillispie, of Aberdeen, Mississippi.  Gillispie has collected a wide assortment of antique guns, firearm collectibles, knives and toys for the last 25 years.  His extensive collection is a snapshot of the greater Southeastern United States, from Natchez to Nashville, his preferred shopping area over the years. 


Gillispie’s stellar antique gun collection includes, among other prize items, (1) a rare Confederate rifle by Morse, (2) several Winchester ’73 lever action rifles, (3) a number of 51-cal. carbine Civil War rifles, (4) quite a few Civil War & Cowboy Era Colt revolvers and (5) numerous swords and bowie knives.


Additionally, there are hundreds of toys, including, antique steam engines, various trucks and cars, vintage lunch boxes, figurines, Disney figure merchandise, porcelain pieces, highly decorated spinning tops as well as Coca-cola signage and merchandise.  Some toys wind up.  Some run on batteries, some on friction, but all are in good shape, with original finishing and color.  A select few even have their original boxes.  We’ll also be offering antique gas pumps, gas & oil signs as well as antique farm equipment. 


Auction information and new images of items to be offered are continually updated on our website, so please check back often.  However, for information not found online or for a free brochure, please call our office at (662) 369-2200 or email us at  Additionally, reserved seating and phone bids are welcome with advanced arrangements.  Refreshments will be available the day of auction. 


The auction preview will be held on Friday, June 11, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Auction doors will open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2010.


Terms: Cash, All major credit cards or pre-approved check.  All sales final with no warranty expressed or implied.  Announcements made day of auction take precedence over all written material.  A 12% buyer’s premium will be charged on the total purchase price, with a 2% discount for Cash.

Business/Personal Checks accepted with proper I.D., or Wire Transfer.  Not responsible for accidents.