Museum of Oddities,
and Unusual Items
This is an attraction
located in the busy tourist area of Lake George, New York. Every
Spring and Summer season thousands upon thousands of tourist
ascend on the Lake George region to experience a premiere
vacation. Amusement Parks, haunted Houses, Arcades, Fudge and
gift shops many restaurants and museums draw large crowds.
The museum is located
on the second floor on the main street where all the foot-traffic
takes place. The second floor is a total of 5,000 SF. with the
museum and gift area occupying approximately 4,000 SF with the
rest of the area for expansion, and office.
This auction is for
the contents of the museum, artifacts, inventory from gift shop
and does NOT include any real estate. Real estate is based on a
lease for the space, and if someone was inclined they could speak
with me personally to set up a meeting with the building owner if
one wanted to continue the museum, otherwise we reserve the option
to utilize the space for our future needs.
The museum comprises
of many unusual items representing moments in history, oddities
and things that attract the general public.
The museum comprises
of many of thousands of dollars in professional signs, displays,
stanchions and fixtures. You can have an instant collection or
museum of your own!
Wax like figure of Abraham Lincoln "Laying in State" in a near
exact replica of the original casket Lincoln was buried in.
Wax figure of President Ronald Regan, one of the best likenesses
we have seen of President Regan.
A rare and desirable wax figure of Elvis Presley in his prime,
with replica jumpsuit.
Large display with ball of ties, a very good replica of a ancient
mummy, a mermaid, wax head of a dwarf with very long hair, a
real wooden leg that was said to have been used to beat someone to
death. An unidentified creature. These items are very realistic
gaffs are in a lighted display.
Titanic display with a replica lighted ship, many replica paper
items, a broken piece of china said to have been recovered from
the ship along with pieces of coal from the Titanic boilers,
everything in this display is thought to be a replica , but nicely
Wax head of the death shot of Oswald, with papers, bullet casing
and other replica pieces. Displayed on a pedestal with acrylic
A very well-made pickled punk in a large oversized jar, looks very
realistic. . Displayed on a pedestal with acrylic cover.
Chinese foot binding display. With documents and wax like foot
and a shoe. Displayed on a pedestal with acrylic cover.
Skeletal remains of conjoined twins. Displayed on a pedestal with
Shoe of a giant. Said to be size 25.5" men's shoe from the 1940's.
Displayed on a pedestal with glass cover.
Civil war display window. Another wax head of Lincoln along with a
wax head of a wounded Civil war soldier. A replica bible with
bullet hole that saved a soldier's life. Real civil war bullets
and fragments and a real set of dominos hand-crafted by a union
soldier, a real civil war era glass eye.
Window with two headed animals. Head mount of a two headed calf.
Two headed bird and two headed chick. Lighted window display
Display with two vampire killing kits, in a lighted display
Lighted display window with shrunken heads and remains of a gypsy
An alien in a casket. A real child's casket from the 1800's with
glass window, has a realistic replica alien inside, along with a
fragment of Roswell crash.
Wizard of Oz display. A brick that has been painted yellow and
signed by a number of the munchkins , these are authentic
signatures. Replica Red Ruby Slippers. Authentic necklace that was
owned by Judy Garland.
Elvis Presley replica black-leather comeback jacket. Replica Elvis
Sal from San Francisco in a glass case, set on $1.00 play to make
Vincent Price signed check in frame - authentic
Bella Lugosi signed card in frame- authentic
Vivien Leigh of the Gone with The Wind fame, her pair of gloves,
in frame - authentic
Joan Crawford's bracklet, in frame - authentic
Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath signed guitar, in large frame
President Gerald Ford's Blue suite jacket - Authenticity unknown
structure made out of Popsicle sticks! This castle is in the
Guinness Book of World Records. 396,000 sticks in total, the piece
is massive an very impressive. Still holds the record as the
world's largest. Everyone takes a picture with this record
Gift area contains shirts, some joke and gag items, novelties,
magic items, and display cases.
Business includes cash register . Thousands of dollars in
professional signage, stanchions.
There are a lot of
items with the castle being the largest structure. The successful
party will be responsible for all the dismantling of the props and
displays. The castle is in many sections and will take a large
truck to haul it out. The laughing Sal is also large and very
heavy. All items are located on the second floor. At completion of
the auction the successful bidder with have 21 days to remove all
the listed items. It should take a crew of several people no more
than two days with the proper equipment. Payment will be due
immediately following the auction with a cashier's check. All
sales are final , as is where is, inspection of items is
This is a very unique,
once in a lifetime opportunity to own an "instant" museum of
artifacts and professional display pieces. This is the work of a
number of years to acquire a truly unique mix of pieces with a
great deal of resources involved. The name of the museum and
company is not included in any way with the bidding of these
items. This auction is for the items listed and does NOT include
any other pieces that are NOT mentioned in this listing. Please
read list and view photographs. We welcome your questions.
Personal inspection can be arranged and would be encouraged. Lake
George is approximately 60 minutes from Albany, the State Capitol
of New York.
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