Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 9 a.m.

609 N. Meridian Street, Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730

Aberdeen is 135 miles Southeast of Memphis, TN on U.S. 45


Stevens Auction Company is proud to announce the commission to offer the entire, private collection of Dr. Robert F. Todd of Memphis, Tennessee.  Dr. Todd, a retired statistical analysis professor and a lover of antiques.  There are so many unique antiques and items in this collection, all of which were housed within his private residence in Memphis.  The auction will include all items from the estate:  a magnificent collection of brilliant cut glassware, over 140 restored light fixtures, original oils on canvas, hand-made rugs, sterling silver, hundreds of reference and academic books, oriental porcelains, and many rare antique furnishings.  Everyone will be able to find something they want at this auction.

Reserved and special seating will be available for those interested, with advanced arrangements.  Auction information and new images of items to be offered are continually updated on our website:  For information not found online or for a free, 8-page, color brochure, please call our office at (662) 369-2200 or email us at  Additionally, phone bids are welcome with advanced arrangements.  Please have all phone bid requests in by NOON on Friday, March 14, 2008.  Bids left after this time may or may not be processed in time for the auction.  Refreshments will be available the day of the auction in the Bids Inn Concession Stand.

The auction preview will be held at the auction facility on, March 14, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  For accommodations in Aberdeen, please call the Best Western Aberdeen Inn at (662) 369-4343.  However, lodging is limited, and we additionally recommend reviewing a list of accommodations and restaurants in Columbus, MS by calling the Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau at (662) 329-1191.  Columbus is only 23 miles from Aberdeen.

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, with proper I.D., or Wire Transfer.  Not responsible for accidents.


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Aberdeen, MS 39730

Auctioneer, John Dwight Stevens

MS A.L. #349; TN A.L. #6042; AL A.L. #1855

Selling the South’s Finest Antiques