Gingerich & Bontrager Farmstead Moving Auction

Both Families are moving to Indiana and have decided to sell the following at public auction.

Windmill-Horse Drawn Machinery-Buggy-Harness-Fencing & Building Marterial-Livestock-Antiques-Household-Log Cabin-Guns-ETC!

Began: 09/15/12 at 9:00 AM EDT
Location: 23971 CR 200, Mt. Victory, OH 43340


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Located: 23971 CR 200, Mt.Victory, Oh 43340,7 mi. NE of Mt.Victory or 3 mi. W of LaRue.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting auction with household & antiques. At noon will sell buildings, at  approx. 1:00 PM livestock will sell followed by farm machinery.  Possibly 2 auction rings.

 WINDMILL: Aeromotor model 602, approx. 30’ high in good working condition.

HORSE DRAWN MACHINERY-ETC.: I.H.C. 4 cyl., 35 hp. power unit; Mont. Ward 10” feed grinder; McD. 6’ grain binder; JD 2 row plateless corn planter w/7000 units, planted less than 10 AC.; JD hay loader; 8’ packer; N.I. side delivery hay rake; McCormick lime drill; McD. #9, 6’ hay mower; 8’ soil searcher; JD 3 sect. spike tooth harrow; Vanbrunt 17 hole grain drill w/lg. steel wheels; 999 JD 2 row planter; 290 JD planter; O-K ensilage cutter; 9” Fairbank Morse hammermill; port. cement mixer; Mira Fonte hog waterer; post drill; hay truck carriages; buzz saw; 600 gal. poly tank; (200) used cement blocks; roll of 4” field tile; rollaway 8 hole chicken nest; pressure pump; (30) used pallets; S.S. hog feeder; platform scales; 300’, 1” hay rope; wheelbarrow;  rabbit cages; new drain pipe; fiberglass shafts; Fiskars & Crafts. lawn mowers; (25) bags of dry pine shavings; slate cutter; (2) ricks of firewood.

BUGGIES & HARNESS: Single open buggy; single top buggy; (2) sets Bio plastic buggy harness & collars.

HORSES-LIVESTOCK:  6yr. blonde belguim; 6 yr. Standardbred mare, traffic safe; 4yr. gelding all purpose standard bred & 17 yr. all purpose mare; 2 yr. old chestnut min. pony, kid broke to ride & drive;7 mo. Holstein calf ; (15) Rhode Island laying hens; Bantam chickens; Muscovy ducks; milk goat; (5) cross bred goats; 4 feeder pigs; Flemish giant bunnies; (8) geese; more livestock expected.

 FENCING MATERIAL: (10) rolls of new Gaucho barb wire; approx. (75) 6’ steel posts (like new); roll of woven wire fence; (12) 16’ cattle panels; (2) rolls of reinforcement fencing.

 BUILDING MATERIALS: vinyl siding; used windows & doors; wallboard; approx. 400 pressed  vinyl tops 3/4” X 22” X 36”; (12) sheets of 5 X 12 particle board; 3 in 1 tab shingles; nails.

 QUILTS: 84” x 84” pink & white basket quilt; 70” X 94” flower garden quilt (all colors); 25” X 25” wall hangar; 6 yr. old crib quilts; blankets, bed sheets & spreads.

 GUNS: .22 Marlin mod. 56 lever action; Stevens mod. 820B-12 ga. w/18 1/2” barrel; .22 Rem. nylon 66 w/scope; .22 Winchester mod. 290 w/scope; .22 Marlin mod. 60 rifle w/scope; Winchester Ranger mod. 140, 12 ga., semi auto, vent rib; Ranger .22 rifle.

 POTTED FRUIT TREES: (25) fruit trees being peach, sweet cherry, apples & pears of various varieties.

 LOG CABIN-CHICKEN COOPS-BUILDINGS: 10’ X 16’ log cabin w/6’ porch & half loft (green roof); 10’ X 18’ storage building w/6’ porch, loft, cupola & weather vain (both buildings new); 12’ X 16’, 9’ X 12’ & 8’ X 16’ chicken houses; 24’ X 54’ green house; 8’ X 16’ icehouse; 8’ X 8’ walk in freezer.

 ANTIQUES: 3 dr. wooden icebox; butcher block table; conservo; glass door cupboard; dry sink w/copper drain pan; (5) rayo lamps; stone crocks (cracked); old magazines dated back to 1940; butter churn; old cookie jar; rolling pins; cast iron skillet; old cook books; 1937 license plates; kero. lanterns.

 FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD: Singer zig zag & Riccar 800 sewing mach. heads; utility sewing mach. w/cab; double glider; (2) single gliders, 1-w/rocking foot stool; oak raised desk; 5 drw. water fall bureau; (2) double beds; (2) high chairs; metal utility cabinet;(2) 6 yr. old cribs; porta crib;(2) kitchen cabinets w/raised panel; (2) pie self carriers; (2) utility carts; (2) knee hole desks; bunk bed; swivel chair; folding chairs & tables; play pen; step stool; Coleman gas lantern; Cunningham heating stove; Chem Pac cook stove; gun cabinet; ironing board; S.S. tea kettle; corner shelf; S.S. thermo.; french fry slicer; knife set; wooden rocker; meat slicer; wooden table; teachers desk;  pressure cooker; canister set; 1 burner Alpaca Kero. cook stove; Maytag washer & double tubs; refrig.; (2) sm. picnic tables; kero. heater; sinks; clear panel umbrellas; horse blanket; size 10 aquarium; tents; ice skates; wheel chair & walkers; steel shelving; Kirby sweeper; canning jars; silverware; (2) steel Army cots; store scales.

 LAWN ORNAMETS: sm. wooden windmill; 3 sets of steel wheels.

 HAND TOOLS & MISC.:  Lg. amt. of new & used tools; (4) sections of scaffolding; ladder jacks; (5) rolls of 20’ X 100’, 4 ml. plastic; 12”, 18” & 24” Ridget pipe wrenches; log chains, brace & bits; breast drill, levels; Yankee screw drivers; spades; shovels; silage forks; c-clamps; hand planes, grease guns; milk strainer; sledge hammer; log binders; drill press; hyd. jacks; bench vise; lg. dehorners; furniture clamps; neck yokes; hog catcher; post hole digger; steel post; driver;   Mitre saw; hand saw; alum. fold up ladder; pipe clamps; meat grinders; (2) barrels of white grease; (2) winches; come alongs; watering tank; 12’, 16’ & 20’ ext. wood ladders; handy man jacks & screw jacks; Vogelzang pot belly heating stove; sawdust stove; old timer fireplace insert stove; 5.5 Honda motor; 2.5 Robin motor; 10” Crafts. table saw & etc.

 OWNERS: Mr. & Mrs. Rudy Gingerich & Ada (Widow of Alvin) Bontrager


Ben F. 740-387-5111/Ben A. 740-389-6202/Brad 419-845-2008




TERMS: Cash, check, VISA/MasterCard w/driver’s license. 4% Buyer’s Premium waived for cash or check. Statements made day of auction take precedence over printed material. Lunch and bake sale by Amish Ladies.  Please join our free email list.




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