Large Anne Orahood Estate Auction


Began: 10/04/17 at 1:00 PM EDT
Location: 6172 Marion Marysville Rd, Prospect, OH 43342

Located: 6172 Marion Marysville Rd (SR 4) Prospect, Oh. 43342. Farm located just S. of the White Swan Restaurant. 9 mi. S. of Marion, 15 mi. N. of Marysville. Grass field parking available.

Marion Co. Probate Court Case # 17EST0037. Anne was a retired Prospect School teacher and her husband George was a surveyor with Floyd Brown Engineers. Lots of family items dating back  to 1800’s with 4 generations represented from Orahood, Fleming,& Keller families

AUCTION ORDERStarting w/sm. antiques & household on tables. Surveying pcs. sell @ 1:45. Toys sell @ 2:00. Indian Artifacts @ 3:15, Military items @ 4:00. All furniture sells @ approx. 4:30. Partial 2 auction rings.

 ANTIQUE FURNITURE: 7’ Victorian drop front secretary bookcase; Oak Mission round oak pedestal threshers table, 6 T-Backs & matching 60” buffet w/mirror & brass hardware; (2) Oak Mission desks; Empire washstand and chest of drawers; 2 pc. Hoosier type kitchen cupboard (pt.); 2 door cupboard top; porcelain top metal cab.; vintage metal porch glider; (2) Singer treadle sewing machine; (8) oak pressed back spindle chairs; high back Victorian bed; iron bed; fern stand; mahog. sheet music cabinet; spool leg stand; odd chairs; 1950’s RCA Victor B&W TV; oak chest (pt.); walnut dresser (pt.); (2) flat top trunks, 1 w/Thomas Drake Furn., Emballer & Under Taking Prospect, Oh. tag; camel back trunk; wood trunk; wall mirrors; childs highchair & chair; etc.

SEV. OLD TOYS (Mostly from 1950’s): J. Chein “Ride a Rocket” wind up tin litho toy (working & nice); Nylint 20” Missile Launcher (nice); Tonka 12” “Parcel Delivery” truck (nice); Saunders “Marvelous Mike Tractor” dozer w/robot (nice); Nylint Michigan Truck Crane (nice); Doepke Airport Tug Truck; Marx Pan American World Airways plane; Marx plastic friction fire truck; Davey Crockett Alamo set w/box; Army & La Zy Day metal buildings; sev. old puzzles; sev. old models, some w/boxes;  Foto Electric Football game (nice); Tudor elect. baseball game (nice); Porter Microcraft Microscope set; Old Wiggly board games and others; childs dome truck; Spaceship lunch box; Dinky toy tank and other Army pcs.; wood sled; etc.

FARM TOYS: 1950’s JD 12A combine w/canvas; JD baler, spreader, sickle bar mowers, grain drill, 2 row mtd. picker, 2 btm. plow, gang disk; McDeering front end loader, disk & 2 btm. plow; Farmall 400 tractor; Tru-Scale spreader; JD 110 lawn mower; wicker baby buggy; Miss Piggy chaulware bank; rare 1887 Worlds Educator game by W.S. Reed Co. w/cards in wood litho box; childrens book; etc.

OLD PICTURES, FRAMES & PHOTO ALBUMS: many old framed picts. including (2) old oil on canvas picts. depicting horse logging and row boat lake scene (23” x 16”); (2) 1902 Poultry winners pict. w/breeder names Mr. Keller of Prospect; sev. old photo albums; sev. ID family member and great old farmstead threshing & farm scenes; 1917 Fleming family Prospect reunion; etc.

MILITARY ITEMS (Mainly from WWI & WWII): Swastika arm band; Hitler German awards; US Military hats & patches; German “Gott Mit Uns” belt buckle w/belt; brass match box cover; Army brass match cover;  sev. military group picts. being 1917 8th Convoy/8th Training Div. Fort Harrison; Co. A/329 Int. N.A. Camp Sherman 129th Int. pict.; gas mask; letters, misc. items to be found.

INDIAN ARTIFACTS: approx. 100 pcs. of relics found on this farm and from uncovered old Ind. Village from Middleport, Oh. while Mr. Orahood was surveying with old maps showing locations. 4” slate Banner Stone, ¾ groove axe, hammerstone, 3” celt, dovetail, bird points, slate pcs.; misc. flint, & few pottery fragments, etc.

OLD RADIO’S-PIANO-MUSIC INSTRUMENTS: Stewart Warner 565A floor model radio; Motorola 5T tombstone wood radio; Wagner Hardware Mansfield model 101-S, 4 tube box radio, s.n. 283; Brinkerhoff upright piano; 1950’s Supertone (s.n. 54573) saxophone w/case; 1950’s Clarinet w/case; Adams Bro.’s 6 string guitar (back has damage); old Elgin band uniform.

BARN ITEMS: horsedrawn 7½’ steel field roller w/seat & wood tongue; sulky grinding stone w/seat; platform scales; wood corn sheller w/pan; vintage boys banana seat bike; Westfield Clipper girls bike; Kero. lantern; old windows; (2) galv. water tanks; etc.

TOOLS-LAWN ITEMS: Stihl 024AV chainsaw; 25 gal. pull type yard sprayer; Woods lawn trailer; metal yard gazebo; lawn roller; Troy Bilt mini gas tiller; wheelbarrow; Parker lawn sweep; garden hand tools; flower pots; garden hose; etc.

HOUSEHOLD: newer washer and dryer; Whirlpool 18 cu. refrig.; microwave; full size bed; corner curio cabinet; 5 pc. twin bed suite; Lowrey elect. organ; sofa; luggage; kitchen table w/rollaway chairs; recliner; picts.; books; knick-knacks; Kodak 310 movie projector w/screen; pots, pans, dishes, bedding, etc.

ANTIQUES-PRIMITIVES-GLASSWARE-COLLECTIBLES: lg. wicker baby buggy; Seth Thomas mantle clock; Daisy 3 qt. glass butter churn; dbl. wood wash tub rack; comforter; Roseville 267, 5” Ivy wall pocket; Hull pottery; pressed & pattern glass; sev. hand painted pcs.; sheet music; lots of old books; Aladdin #12 lamp (elect.); pink dep.; Ostrander varsity letters and cotton baseball uniform; box of old buttons; box of old buttons; vintage lady’s dresses & hat boxes; cream can; copper btm. conservo.;  box of old plum pudding jars; old doors; baby shoes; 1828 Bible; Wilson Cotton baseball uniform; lots of good smalls; apple cookie jars; kerosene lamps; Handy oil cans; childs nursery rhyme plastic cup; approx. (30) sterling silver spoons; old flatware; silver plate items; (15) milk glass pcs.; Bavarian “Favorite” china; (3) open face pocket watches; Columbus Watch Co. pocket watch w/14k hunters case; 1934 PHS Marion Co. Champs, Prospect track member pcs.; lots of Prospect and area school grade cards; Sterling casserole dish; porcelain doll; Illinois ladys wrist watch; Dazey 3 qt. glass butter churn; 33 records; sev. local adv. pcs.; baseball cards, fly rods w/case & reel; Violin (strings broken); and much more.

OLD SURVEYING TOOLS: 1903 Keuffel & Esser Co. Brass Transit No. 5078N in orig. wood box, s.n. 18037; Keuffel Esser Co. No. 5012 extra fine eng. Y level w/brass, s.n. 25317 w/orig. case; old drafting set.


Owners: Michael & Cathi Orahood

Attorney: Jeff Evans – Evans, Evans & Hoffman LLP


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins & Paul Wagner, Auctioneers


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. Food concessions available.



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Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC

1210 Harding Hwy W. (SR 309) Marion, OH 43302

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