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Auction #182660


Day 1 Thursday May 6 4PM

Estate of William “Bill” G. Hick. All Barns & Sheds are packed. Unable to view or inventory all items as things are stacked and packed away. Items in the auctions will vary from good to as-is condition.  More Images

May 6th 2021
11:59 PM America/Indiana/Indianapolis



DAY 1-THURS. MAY 6, 2021 @ 4:00 PM

Located:1799 Marion-Hardin Rd. LaRue, Oh 43332. 2.5 mi. S.W. of LaRue, 6 mi. E. of Mt. Victory, Oh. (Signs off SR 37 and LaRue-Mt. Victory Rd.)

Estate of William “Bill” G. Hicks. Hardin Co. Probate Court Case #2021-1016.

SPECIAL NOTE: Folks if you knew Bill, you know he bought many items at many auctions! All Barns & Sheds are packed. Unable to view or inventory all items as things are stacked and packed away. Items in the auctions will vary from good to as-is condition. Please bring your trucks & trailers. Each Day will have plenty to sell. Probably have dbl. auction rings at times. Large gravel parking lot available compliments of neighbors, Fred & Eddie Bauer.


AUCTION ORDER: Starting with Antiques & Tools. At 6 PM selling Autos, Propane tank, Skid loader, Impl.& Boats.

LIMOUSINE-AUTO: ’97 Lincoln Town Car, 120” stretch, 150,000 mi.; ’82 Olds Omega, 4 dr., 80,000 mi. (both did run, but are as-is, been stored in barn)

SKIDLOADER-TRAILERS-IMPLEMENTS:JD 60 gas compact skid loader, 47” bkt.; (5) Trailers being, 18’ tandem axle flat bed w/ 3’ dove tail; 7 ½’ x 56” 2 wheel trailer; 6’ 2 wheel frame; 8’ x 44” 2 wheel; 11’ x 75” flat bed; 13’ wheel disk; 8’ steel drum field roller; King Kutter 30” 3pt. dirt scoop; yard roller; Sulky cultivator on steel

ANTIQUES-PRIMITIVES-COLLECTIBLES: Enterprise Sausage press; wood/coal kitchen cook stove; (2) C.I. planter butchering kettles; (2) C.I. dinner bells 1-Hillsboro Bell; 15+ steel impl. wheels; many yardsticks; lots of salt dips; hand painted bowls & items; curio cabinets; windmill 19 ½’ tower, blade & tail; (6) milk cans; wood sleds; (25) asst. cast iron cookware/Griswold 9 griddle; wood nail kegs; wood stenciled boxes; buckets of insulators; smaller Coca-Cola metal travel cooler; cream cans, galv. tubs & bkts.; wood crochet set; (2) Coleman lanterns; Enterprise Cherry pitter; brass & cast iron bells; (3) strands of sleigh bells; egg basket; sev. corn knives; over (50) hand oil cans; 3” x 16” porcelain Freight Only sign; sev. kero., house, barn & buggy lanterns; Winton Cottage cookie jar; milk bottles including Kenton-Dunkirk; prim. 8 drw. wood cabinet; Franklin Brewery, Col., Oh. wood beer case w/bottles; S.S. milker; galv. water cans; Kero. cook stove jars; sev. cake pedestal plates; tubs of glassware; C.I. pig door stop; wrought iron candle holders; weather vane; metal tractor seats; yard windmill parts; 100 lb. lead bar MKD. ST. RC railroad; graniteware; Sunshine Cookies adv. All Madden Team Football Helmet; grill cover only; sev. old hand tools; Motor oil jar marked Jay Rodeslo, Mich.; and much more to be found!

BOATS-PROPANE-FUEL TANKS: 10’ alum., V-btm. boat; (2) two person pedal paddle boats; good 1000 gal. propane tank, recently used; 250 gal. gravity fuel tank; (2) 200 gal. skid fuel tanks w/ elect. meter pumps; fuel oil tank; barrel cart

LOTS OF TOOLS: 100’s of hand tools; 20 plus log chains; sev. ladders; chain binders; (5) hand carts; asst. jacks; (4) port. air compressors; buckets of tools; wheel pullers; power tools lots of ext. cords; 2 x 6 & 2 x 10 lumber; (20) grease guns; pipe wrenches; H.M. transit & tripod; metal racking and shelving; live traps; old galv. tin roofing; splitting wedges; galv. pipe; misc. lumber; hand saws; sev. oil cans; and much more not listed!

CHAIN LINK FENCE-BRICK-MISC.: Approx. 300’ of used chain link fence & gates; TV tower sections; 1000 plus old red brick & fire brick; Bird Baths; Shepard hooks; dog cages; patio stones; 16’ pipe gate; plastic stacking school chairs; 30 bicycles; Plus much more Housewares and more from pond shelter house.

 DAY 2- SAT. MAY 8, 2021 @ 9:00 AM

ARCADE & SLOT MACHINES (SELLS @ 11 AM): Rare 1971 Midway Sea Rescue 25 cent machine; 1970 Chicago Coins Fascination 25 cent arcade ball machine; (3) 1980’s slot machines (all appear complete, as-is)

ANTIQUES-PRIMITIVES-COLLECTIBLES: (5) milk cans; oil cans; Coleman camp stove; copper kettle bucket; Lg. Burnt wood stand; milk bottle 1-Tiffin; Stop Sign; round oak pedestal table; wood sleds; 5 gal. glass jugs; hay knife; primitive wood tine hay forks; cast iron cookware; Lg. Brass Eagle; Pecan nut crackers; Vintage Kid’s games; clothes stomper; furniture & cabinet pcs.; galv. cans; (6) old recurve bows & arrows; cue sticks; (15) wood block planes; oil cans; cast iron Queen #28 laundry stove; wood levels; wood rolling pins; 10lb. dial counter candy scales; 5’ glass showcase; dress form; peanut machine; Horse collar mirror; platform scales; sev. yard sticks; sev. salt dips; curio cabinets; hand painted bowls; tubs of glassware; single tree; (3) ox yoke frames; (16) kero. lanterns; (4) bicycles; sleigh bells; Boston rocker; (3) English horse saddles; and much more to be found!

SHOP TOOLS: Arcan 20 ton hyd. shop press; floor model drill press; 12” DeWalt compound mitre saw; wood lathe; H.M. upright air compressor; Performax Super-Max 25 x 2 belt sander; scroll saw; (2) Jet dust collectors; jointer; tool chests; Crafts. table saws; DeWalt 10” radial arm saws; shelving units; log chains; misc. lumber; ext. cords; gas generator; step ladders; lots of hand tools; air compressor; 8’ x 28” Bowling block bench top; (2) roll around Produce store slatted racks; misc. outdoor old lighting; and much more not listed!

WOOD STOVE-HOUSWARES-ETC.: Hutch Rebel wood/coal air tight stove w/ air controls on doors (good one); paddle boat; JD A18 power washer; (2) Toro snow blowers; JD power washer; hyd. cyl.; 65 drw. index metal file; Baker’s rack; lots of cooking pans & related; sev. Marion Co. metal ballot boxes; sev. Safety Deposit boxes; scrap iron; tubs of Housewares, puzzles; and more to be discovered!

DAY 3-SAT. MAY 15, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting with Antiques & Tools. At 11:30 selling Tractors, Mini-Bike, Mowers, L & G Equip.

TRACTORS-ETC.: 1950 Oliver 88 Fleetline row crop, M & W oversized pistons & sleeve kit w/ Kelly hyd. trip bkt. loader, 38” rears, dual hyds., orig. Schwadder Impl. sticker, S.N. 129662; 1955 Oliver 55 gas utility w/ loader, 3 pt.; 1 btm. 3 pt. plow; pr. of wheel wts.; 9’ pull type dbl. disk; 150 gal. poly stock tank

ZERO-TURN MOWER-LAWN & GARDEN: Bobcat ZT-220ES mower, 20 hp., 54” deck, 833 hrs.; Troy Bilt 4 hp. rear tine tiller; Cub Cadet 208cc, w/b tiller; 1970’s Bolen/FMC riding mower; older Wheel Horse rear eng. rider; Snapper rear eng. rider; 3 & 5 hp. rototillers; Precision garden planter; wheel barrow; Crafts. 36” aerator; landscape wagon; sev. bushel baskets;

MINI BIKE-TOOLS: Homemade gas mini-bike; lots of hand tools; chain hoists; port. air comp.; bench top drill press; batt. charger; power tools; new paint brushes; 5 hp. gas transfer pump; Lincoln 225 welder; acetylene torch cart; salamander; log chains; misc. lumber

ANTIQUES-PRIMITIVES-COLLECT.: Cast iron butchering kettle; Enterprise Sausage press; galv. tubs; prim. work bench w/ vise; misc. used barn door tracking; Kelvinator wringer washing machine; (2) Tonka Toys; crosscut saw; crock; old trunk; (2) wood crochet set; wood drafting board; (2) gun cabinets; tubs of linens; sev. yard sticks; sev. salt dips; sev. cake pedestal plates; sev. hand painted pcs.; misc. furn.; and more to be found!

  Co-Executors: Pamela Warner and Richard Hicks/ Attorney: Paul N. McKinley Jr.


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins, Dan Lessig, Auctioneers



Bidding Dates
May '21
04:00 PM
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Pre-bidding Dates
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TERMS: Cash, check, VISA/MasterCard w/driver’s license. 4% Convenience Fee waived for cash or check. Statements made day of auction take precedence over printed material. Concessions & Porta Jon Available!