Tractors-Antique Farmstead Items-Farm Toys-Personal Property



Begins: 12/12/20 at 9:30 AM EST
Location: 1299 Campbell Rd, INSIDE, OLD SISLER BUILDING, Marion, OH 43302



Sat. Dec. 12, 2020     9:30 AM

Sun. Dec. 13, 2020   11:00 AM

Located: 1299 Campbell Rd. Marion, oh 43302. @ (old Sisler Bldg) signs off SR 95 W. & 739. Parking Available!

Items of the late James & Rosemary Boblenz.  After retiring from their career-long service as Army Magazine editors & writers, the Boblenzes were actively involved in developing exhibitions, tours, & educational events for Marion, Ohio’s Huber Machinery Museum, including the Marion Co. Steam & Gas Engine Society Show & the Gathering of the Hubers. James. a history lover & curious researcher, also wrote for military & antique tractor magazines after retirement & worked as a freelance author, often writing about early 19th Century farming practices & tecniques. James & Rosemary both believed in the importance of documenting rural American farm history, & they found great joy in adding to this collection while on the road together attending tractor events & fairs across the country. This collection consists of various miniature farm toys, tractors, hay carriers, jacks, typewriters & much more!

DAY 1-SAT. DEC. 12 @ 9:30 am

ANTIQUE TRACTORS: 1953 McCormick Farmall Super H restored; 1941 Case VI all new rubber & restored   (consigned by Williams Estate); Vintage Sears Custom mower painted like a Huber Tractor w/Tecumseh eng. & pull behind seat cart; Cast iron frame tractor radiator; belt pulley.

TRAILERS:   __’_x____’ pull type display trailer (used for Hay carriers @ Farm shows); 2-wheel trailer w/ removable wood sides.

ANTIQUE HAY CARRIER & HAY RELATED COLLECTION:  (21) restored hay carriers sev. rare brands to include Marion Huber Manfg. Co. wood track, Marion Oborn wood track; Jacob Ney (Pat. Dec. 16, 1873) round track; Springfield Superior (Pat. Nov. 4-79-Mar. 20-83-Dec. 5-91); Leader; Myers single rail steel rack; Myers Unloader Ashland, Oh Imperial single Rail Unloader; The V L Ney Co. Canton, Oh; Myers O.K. Unloader; Leader round track; Ashland unmarked wood track; The Ney Manfg. Co. Canton, Oh wood track; Springfield Superior wood track; Leader 70 wood track; Royal Pat. D. 260; Victor; Louden; Ashland haying tool; The Universal The American Hay Car Co. Hicksville, OH metal track;The Ney Manfg. Co. Canton, OH metal track; etc.

HAY FORKS: Ashland Myers Ashland, OH; F.E. Myers & Bro. harpoon; Nells single harpoon; Double-prong harpoon, spear & harpoons; Barbed hook; hay clam, Hay Hook collection; various hay knifes; wood pulleys; wood hay carrier pulley; Ashland Myers grapple fork.

FARMSTEAD ANTIQUES-PRIMITIVES-COLLECTIBLES: (2) sausage stuffers 1-Enterprise; corn sheller; (2) milkcans; Tobacco knife; meat grinders; meat saws; corn jobber; potato planter; grass seeder; Horn seed sower; apple peeler; cast iron griddle, teapot, & skillet; milk strainers; washtub; drying rack; tobacco tool; wood ironing boards; butter stirrers; National 530 washboard; crockery; wood handled shovels; misc. 1960’s Duck Decoys   (Featherlite, General Fibre, etc.); (2) Display cabinets; 4 level display case; LP & 45 records; sewing rocker chair; sev. tractor ref. books; sev. Huber reference record information; Miller Bros. Hardware catalogue; Bottle caper; Moline Plow Co. Moline III corn planter box; etc.

ANTIQUE JACK COLLECTION: (8) Huber Marion, OH No. 3 & other Marion’s; Avery 9; Oliver Manfg. New Samson No. 4 Chicago; Elward; Marion Malleable Iron No. 3; Huber No. 4  Marion, OH; Hudson No. 1; Marion, OH No. 3  Dec. 27, 1887; Badger Pat. No. 2785176 (w/wire); (3) No. 4 jacks May3-Dec. 27, 1887; No. 3 Tractor (probably made by Elward); Oliver ? Wagon; Buda Harvey III No. 175-B 5 ton cap.; Galion Iron Works Galion, OH; The Joyce Gridi & Co. Dayton, OH; Barth Manfg. Co. Milwaukee Wis. Pat. Dec. 22-08 No. 5 6 ton; 21 Simplex cap. 15 tons, lift 13 inches; Barth Manfg. Co. Milwaukee Wis. Pat. Dec. 22-08 jack; Hudson 3; Huber No. 3 Pat. May 3-Dec. 27, 1887; The Buda Co. Harvey III Pat. Applied for J539 No. 715 J499 15 tons; Genuine Barrett The Duff Co. Pittsburgh, PA; Barrett jack, by Duff Allegheny, PA 10 tons No. 1 jack; assorted wood jack handles; unusual cast iron jack; etc.

VINTAGE TYPEWRITERS: (2) Corona 3 foldable typewriters; IBM Selectric II ball typewriter; Underwood Noiseless typewriter; Corona Black typewriter in case; Touch Control typewriter in case; Remington Rand typewriter in case; Early American Typewriter Co. The No. 2 American Typewriter Sears Roebuck & Co. (Case, Book, paperwork).

LAWN & GARAGE ITEMS: Troy Bilt rear tine tiller w/ elect. start; 2 hp. Powr-Kraft reel mower w/ bag; 15 gal., 12 volt ATV lawn sprayer PK Manfg. Corr.; Crafts. 8 hp shredder, Briggs & Straton 8 hp engine; Sandblaster model 106.168140 Sears Roebuck & Co.; Hand winches (1 rope & 1 metal); Magneto Huber B.

HOUSEHOLD & MISC.; china hutch; (3) outdoor grill smokers; table & chairs; (2) clocks; Barbeque outdoor elect. grill; Coleman Powermate Ultra 2500 gas generator; Crafts. 1 ½ hp. router w/ light; Oak round pedestal kitchen table & 4 pressed back chairs; 2 bookcases, 1 office chair, 1 drop leaf table; maroon recliner; 5, 4, & 2 drawer file cabinets; HP Color Laser Jet Pro MFP M277dw copier; Oster, Convection/Toast/Bake Oven; Queen size bed w/ cabinet headboard.

DAY 2-SUN. DEC. 13 @ 11:00 AM

Over 350 lots of Farm & Tonka Toys, Pedal Tractors, & more! For full listing, online bidding & photos please see our website www.higginsauctions.com.


Ben A. Higgins, Broker/Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins, Realtor/Auctioneer

Brad Higgins, Dan Lessig, 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. Concessions Available.


LOCATED: 1299 CAMPBELL RD. MARION, OHIO 43302. Inside. WAs the old SISLER BUILDING. Parking Available!

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

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