Began: 10/30/19 at 10:00 AM EDT
Location: 2554 Marion-Marysville Rd, Marion, OH 43302

Located: 2554 Marion-Marysville Rd. (SR 4) Marion, Oh. 43302 (across from the Marion Country Club) 2½ mi. S. of Marion.

Selling due to the passing of our late parents Jay & Beverly Rambo. Marion Co. Probate Court Case #19EST-00029. Jay had a passion for automobiles, racing, tractor, trains and local history. He also operated his own auto repair & gas station in Prospect, worked at Inskeep Olds as a body shop mgr., and lastly was an auto detailing instructor at Marion Correctional Facility.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting @ 10AM on antiques, postcards, Marion railroad & adv. Guns sell @ 11AM. Auto, mobility cart, tractors, implements sell @ 1PM. Possible 2 auction rings.

COLLECTOR AUTO: 1980 Chrysler LeBaron 2 door coupe “The Georgia Belle” package, auto, air, 225 v-6 eng., leather, cruise, tilt, older paint restoration only 29,480 orig. mi.

TRACTORS-IMPLEMENTS: Ford 8N w/Sherman trans. road gear, well maintained, good clean cond.; Farmall Cub w/48” belly mower & snow plow; Dearborn 3 pt. lift boom; 5’ x 44” 2 wheel trailer; tilt bed yard cart; New Ford 8N tractor hood only; Ford tractor radiator; etc.

GUNS: Sturm Ruger Co. Standard .22 cal. pistol, s.n. 297850; Hawes Firearms “Favorite” .22 cal., target pistol, s.n. 31815; Smith & Wesson 38 Special, .38 revolver; Thompson Center Contender .44 break action pistol, s.n. 34354; Winc. model 67 bolt action, .22 cal. rimfire rifle; Western Arms .410 single barrel shotgun; Daisey model 86/70 b.b. gun; Power Master 760 pellet gun; 100’s rounds of ammo & misc. supplies; 30 pocket knives including Rem., Buck, Kershaw, etc.

RAILROAD LANTERNS & RELATED: (8) lanterns to include marked N.K.P. w/blue globe, Dietz #39 red globe, B&O, Erie, C&O; Railroad locks; approx. (400) Railroad postcards, sev. 1920’s-40’s railroad passes; album of railroad addressed envelopes (Frisco, Long Island, Miss., NYC, Erie, etc.); album of Lionel service instruction manuals; Railroad quilt (not old); framed 1901 railroad map of Ohio by the state; sev. Erie & other railroad memorabilia; Train reference books; etc.

LARGE MARION OHIO & PRESIDENT HARDING POSTCARD COLLECTION & ADV. ITEMS: A wonderful collection of asst. old Marion Postcards, sev. hard to find ones in albums and in good cond.; sev. albums with Marion area memorabilia with newspaper & postcard copies of Huber, Harding, Osgood, Marion Power & Steam Shovel, Florence King, Erie and more!; vint. auto racing adv. to include framed Upper Sand. Fairgrounds race poster; 1883 Marion Co. Repro. History Book & other history books; old brewery bottles being U.S. Brewery Upper Sand., (3) Marion Brewery; sev. old wool pendants; approx. (75) Nascar trading cards with autographs; 100’s of Nascar Jeff Gordon cards & memorabilia; album of local adv. book match covers, pencils, etc,; President Harding books; album of 1st Day Issue Gold Replica stamps on envelopes; Marion Steam Shovel watch fob; Hotel Harding items; Grand Army of Republic Cooper Post #117 Marion, Ohio badge & ribbon; Boy Scout patches; frames of 1920’s-60’s dog tags; U.S. 20th Century proof coin set; (200) plus 1950’s-70’s Hot Rod and Rod and Custom magazines; Car Quest Muffler wall thermos.; etc.

ANTIQUES-COLLECTIBLES: Duncan parking meter; (12) kero. barn lanterns; oak dresser; elect. banjo clock; stone mixing bowls; oak office desk & chair; soda bottles; 1960’s V.M. Corp. model 808 Hi-Fi stereo w/phono; Huber toy steam eng.; (20) 1960’s-70’s license plates; Atari game; Roseville 201-7” lily bud vase; Roseville 90-8” magnolia dbl. handle vase; Roseville 193-6” vase; (4) cedar jewelry boxes; misc. dolls; misc. child’s games; Fisher Price toys, etc.

LONGABERGER BASKETS: Over (45) asst. baskets.

MOBILTY CART-PIANO-HOUSEHOLD: 2010 Golden elect. mobility cart; Reece mobility cart hitch receiver; Kimball piano w/bench (nice); Amana washer and dryer; Emerson 31” & Sony 39” flat screen TV’s; Toshiba 50’ plasma TV; Roper elect. range; Maytag plus refrig.; oak curved glass china cabinet and corner curio; pressed & pattern glass; occ. chairs; Husqvarna Viking sewing machine; Toshiba laptop; (2) La-Z-Boy recliners; 3 pc. Mediterranean full size bedroom suite; yard bench; porc. top table; books, pots, pans, dishes etc.

QUALITY SHOP TOOLS: (New) 11 drw. tool chest on wheels, Mac, Snap On, Crafts. wrenches, sockets, ratchets & etc.; ¾” drive socket set; power tools; Stihl 010 chainsaw; Sanborn 5 hp./60 gal. vert. air compressor; Crafts. belt/disc sander; 1000 watt gas generator; Powr-Kraft 180 arc welder; metal workbench w/vise; 10” table saw; log chains; dent puller; vint. oil cans; shop supplies; misc. mach. tools; tool boxes; (2) push mowers; port. welder; 100 drw. bolt bin full of hardware; 70-80’s auto repair manuals; air tools; paint supplies; c-clamps; vise grips; Echo chainsaw; hand & garden tools; pliers; screwdrivers; 8’ store shelving; new steel wheelbarrow; garage supplies, and more!

Co-Executors: Kent & Troy Rambo / Attorney: Brent Rowland


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer 

Ben F Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer  

Brad Higgins, Auctioneer

Jon Axthelm, Apprentice



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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