Began: 03/23/19 at 9:00 AM EDT
Location: 12222 Township Rd. 180, Kenton, OH 433263

Located: Hardin Co. @ 12222 Township Rd. 180 Kenton, Ohio 43326, 4 ½ mi. S. of town on SR 68 to Twp. Rd. 180 turn W. approx. 1 mi. on S. side.

To settle the Estate of James “JD” Lease, Hardin Co. Probate Court Case # 2018-1062. JD was a self employed welder, machinist, and fabricator. He also raced and built race cars in his shop.

AUCTON ORDER: Starting with shop tools, followed by household. Nascar collection sells at approx. 10:30 in ring 2. All rolling stock & car parts sell at 11:30. Real Estate sells @ 1:00.

REAL ESTATE (SELLS @ 1:00): Nice country home (2800+/- sq. ft.) being a 2008 custom built  Wayne home situated on 5.6+/- acres overlooking  a ¾ acre pond and 48’ x 80’ heated pole barn with 14’ & 10’ high O.H. doors, concrete floor, large shop area, 15’ x 17’ office, 2 walk in doors, waste oil furnace. Home is 1.5 story with 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths. Master bedroom has full bath, lg. walk in closet, lg. kitchen with eating area, oak cupboards, sliding glass doors, family room, utility room, half bath leading to attached two stall garage. Upstairs has two spacious bedrooms, full bath and dormer windows. Full basement with water soften r, elect. furnace, central air. Home also has a lg. wrap around front porch and concrete walks. Taxes are $2.585.45 per year. Terms: $10,000 down (non-refundable) with balance due in 45 days. Taxes prorated to closing. Selling in as-is condition. The Estate does have the right to accept or reject the final bid price. For a private tour please call our office.

LOADER-TRACTOR-ATV: JD 4100 4WD, compact dsl. utility tractor w/410 loader, 52” mid mount mower, 1137 hrs.; 2010 Polaris 500 4WD ATV.

TRUCKS-CARGO TRAILER: ’04 Dodge 3500 ST, 4WD, 5.9 dsl., quad cab, 196,000 mi.; ’97 Dakota Sport 2WD pickup, 5 spd., air, rusty; ’97 Ultra Liner 30’ enclosed cargo trailer. 

SHOP TOOLS: Boyd Bilt 8’ sheet metal straight brake, 16 ga.; Enco 48” sheet metal brake, machine box and pan brake; Lincoln Power Mig 216 welder (like new); 4 ton 16 ga. hand notcher; Irvan-Smith shrinker-stretcher w/stand (for car fabricators); Snap-On 2 ton hyd. floor jack;  acetylene torch outfit; 8 ton hyd. cherry picker; sand blaster; parts washer; Reddy 125T and Master 165 btu space heaters; 32’ & 24’ alum. ext. ladders; 5 hp. port. air compressor; 16’ Werner fiber. ext. ladder; 4” x 6” disc sander; jack stands; chain hoist; alum. loading ramps; Atec batt. charger; air tanks; power & hand tools; tire rack; shop vac; Warn X8000I 12V. winch; metal shop racks; hardware tote rack on wheels; wheel barrow; Mr. Heater w/propane tanks; round shop fan; gas cans; (2) gas trimmers; chop saw; parts racks; and other tools & shop related items.

RACE CAR PARTS: Dirt track car frame (only); new racing bumpers & parts; alum. radiators, car springs, shocks, tires & rims; race car sheet metal body parts and other related dirt track parts.

NASCAR DIE CAST CAR COLLECTION (SELLS @ 10:30): Over (300) Nascar die cast cars predominately  1/24 scale and many 1/64 scale models by Revell, Racing Champs, Brookfield, Winners Circle, etc, many with orig. boxes; some Sprint & Dirt late model and Transporters in the mix; Amer. plastic Richard Petty car; racing magazines and other memorabilia.

HOUSEHOLD: Whirlpool Gold Series smooth top elect. range; Whirlpool 25 cu. ft. refrig. with water & ice dispenser; 1999 Sundance 8 person hot tub with stereo; Frig. washer & dryer; Sony 62” big screen TV; L-shaped sectional sofa; leather oversized chair & ottoman; corner ent. center; dresser; Intek twin blow up mattress; Serta 18” raised queen size air mattress; Hoover steam vac; full size box spring/mattress set only; sweeper; small bar refrig.; Daisy B.B. gun; computer desk & chair; sev. Native Amer. décor items; Turkey fryer w/s.s. pot; pr. of Hydro Slide water skis; life jackets; (2) wood folding porch chairs and other misc. items.

Administrator: Mrs. Cindy L. Martino

Attorney: Mr. Keith A. Lange


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins, Auctioneer


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. Join our free email list today!


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

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