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McHenry County Historical Society to host Jan. 20 Museum Flash Sale

Vinyl records, antiques, vintage books, sewing machines among 'treasure trove'

UNION – The McHenry County Historical Society will host a Museum Flash Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at the county historical museum, 6422 Main St. in Union.

“We’ve cleaned out all the corners (OK, most of them) and assembled a unique treasure trove,” a press release said.

Among the items are vinyl records; myriad antiques, including glass and china; sheet music, Art Deco bridge tallies in mint condition; sewing machines; and vintage books that include: the 1916 “History of the German People” (15-volume set), a World War I-era book of cartoons, Rockford history book; rare children’s books; a 1788 copy of the “Laws of Massachusetts;” an 1806 copy of “Book of Common Prayer,” and Swedish and German Bibles.

Shipping and packing materials also will be on sale. For information, call 815-923-2267.

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