Began: 05/06/19 at 3:00 PM EDT
Location: 106 Ruth Ave., Marion, OH 43302

Located: 106 Ruth Ave. Marion, Ohio 43302, E. side of town, 2 streets W. of Harding High School, just E. of Garfield Park off SR 309.

Selling due to the passing of William W. and Donna J Trimmer. Bill was a retired Marion City Fireman and Donna retired from Smith Clinic.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting with household & antiques on tables. Coins sell @ 4:30, boat & mower sells @ 5:30. Real Estate @ 6PM

REAL ESTATE (SELLS @ 6:00): Very clean well maintained home that was built new in 1935 and in the family ever since. Pride of ownership shows! Older 1½ story home, 1374+/- sq. ft. of living area consisting of 2 bedrooms, family room w/brick and wood burning stove, dining room & sitting room combo (sitting room was originally a bedroom), kitchen w/eating area, full bath, lg. utility room w/lots of cupboard space and ½ bath, enclosed breezeway leading to attached  20’ x 30’ garage with rear shop room , 2005 metal roof, black top driveway, 2007 gas furnace, central air, Anderson windows, rear concrete patio, wood shed. Situated on 105’ x 117’ Marion Twp. lot. Taxes are $833.54 per year based on homestead. A nice home that warrants your inspection! Terms: $4,000 down (non-refundable) with balance due in 45 days. Taxes prorated to closing. Sell in as-is condition. To view please call our office.

BOAT (SELLS @ 5:30): 1986 Sportcraft model 230 V-btm. fiberglass fishing boat, cuddy cabin, 305 Chevy inboard, canvas, tandem axle trailer, used on Lake Erie last summer!

LAWN & GARDEN EQUIP.: 2004 JD L100 lawn tractor w/42” deck, 5 spd.; Troy Bilt 5 hp. power drive mower; garden plate planter; wheel barrow; hand & garden tools.

OLD FIRE FIGHTER ANTIQUES: Oak Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co. Firehouse gong alarm, wall mtd. (from old Marion Station); (2) cast iron Star Electric Co. fire alarm boxes; F.I Co. cast iron Insurance plaque sign; (2) brass fire extinguishers (made into lamps).

ANTIQUES-COLLECTIBLES: Old Joh. Bapt. Schweitzer violin 1813 w/bow & case; Seth Thomas windup mantle clock; Vint. American Optical Co. optometric Eye Test glasses trial lens optometry set in case w/lift out tray (nice, believed to be from E.L. Brady M.D. Marion); R.R. lantern globe & frame mkd. P.R.R.; flat shovel mkd. C&O R.R.; small prim. 2 door wood medicine cabinet; Alladin No. 11 kero lamp; RCA Victor 400 hi-fi stereo w/phono (works); W. Germ. Cucco Clock; oak dresser; (2) beaded & mesh purses; sev. costume jewelry pcs.; can of old keys; 1941 WWII official  military roster Comp. D, 166th infantry, 37th Division; yard long military pict.; approx. 7 old Barbie’s being ‘62 Ken doll case, Ken & Midge, clothes, ‘73 Skipper, Extend-a-hair Midge, Skippers Friend doll; ‘63 Serabba doll case; misc. fishing rods & reels; tackle box; Japan girl head vase; 1970’s table lamp; cast figural table lamp; (5) c.i. skillets; Blinko rooster; Spongeware mixing bowls; William Rogers silver plate; Direct Reading Ohm meter in wood box; kero. lantern; deer antlers; Ed Gifford Artist titled picts. being Barn Keeper, Summer Pump, Milkcan, Appleman, etc.

COLLECTOR PLATES: Approx. (180) Norman Rockwell & other plates with boxes.

HOUSEHOLD: Samsung 50” flatscreen TV; Whirlpool 18 cu. refrig. (less than 1 yr. old); Keller round oak pedestal dining table w/leaves ad 6 pressed back chairs and matching china hutch; oak kitchen table with chairs; Kenmore 9 cu. freezer; washer & dryer; queensize bed; oak rocker; Broyhill dresser & chest; recliner rocker; occ. chairs; sofa; Aiwa mini stereo; stands; lamps; sev. Southwestern & Native Indian décor pcs.; computer desk; sewing items; 3 pc. wicker patio set; outdoor cooker; wheel chair; Simplicity dress pattern file cabinet; Kitchenware; etc.

FIREWOOD-TOOLS-GARAGE: 2½ cords of seasoned split & stacked firewood; Crafts. 1 hp. air comp.; batt. charger; ext. cords; power & hand tools; Schwinn Suburban girls bike; sev. elect. boxes; basement posts; and more!

COIN COLLECTION: 15 full & partial rolls of silver Washington quarters; 1885 & 1921 silver dollars; (53) proof sets, (2) 1964, balance 1970’s-80’s; (2) Washington quarter sets 1932-1950 & 1946-1959; (5) 1982 silver half dollars; 1987 Prestige proof set; 1973 Bicent. comm. proof; ‘71 & ‘74 Eisenhower proof dollars; 1985 & 1986 Liberty ½ silver half dollars; approx. 300 plus Lincoln wheat cents; 1991 silver dollar; 1940’s nickels; approx. 1 roll of Mercury dimes; Sev. 1st Day Issue postage stamp envelopes, some with coins; misc. Foreign coins & currency; Susan B. Anthony dollars; Series A & B 1957-1 dollar US Bills; 1935 Series E. dollar; 1953 Series B red letter dollar bill; etc.

Executor: Cheryl S. Ruth


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. 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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