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Auctioneer Merritt Auctions, Inc 616-754-9437
Auction Date Jul 28 Auction
98 120th Ave
Hersey, MI
Time 10:00AM
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  • 1931 Ford Model A, have Title

    1931 Ford Model A, have Title

  • 1950's Ford Fairlane

    1950's Ford Fairlane

  • hip roof storage shed

    hip roof storage shed

  • DeLaval tin lithopraphed jersey cow

    DeLaval tin lithopraphed jersey cow

Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 13787
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We have been commissioned to sell articles spanning 5 generations dating back to the 1860's at Live Onsite Public Auction. 

1931 Ford Model A, just brought out of the barn
will sell approximately 12:00 pm
Ran when parked in the barn 30 years ago, Not running now
Body and Interior seem to be all there and look good
3 of the 4 tires are flat and probably need replaced
It has a Title

2 scrap cars will sell approximately 10:30 am. They are way back in the woods and will have to drive back to see them. The 1984 Ford LTD by the house will sell close to 12 pm.

In honor of her family's long history of commitment to community and giving nature, Bobbi Knapp is donating 5% of all auction profits (up to $1000) to the Evart Fire Department and Evart Police Department.

Bobbi Knapp, Owner

3 Antique Cars for parts or scrap, No titles
Farm Primitives
Antiques & Collectibles 
(9) Long Guns
Hip Roof Storage Shed approx 8x10
& Much More

Vehicles, Machines, and Trailers

1984 Ford LTD four door

1950s Ford Fairlane 

Vintage Ford LTD 

Boat trailer

Small utility trailer


Minn Kota 40 lbs thrust trolling motor still in box

John Deere snow blower

Toro tiller

Bolens garden tractor with mower, snow blade, snow blower, rear tiller, and rear plow



Guns and Knives

Colt 32 caliber rifle [this would date back to the late 1800s to early 1900s]

12 gauge pump action

20 gauge double barrel

Davis Warner Arms shotgun 12 gauge double-barrel Ajax model [made in 1920s-1930s]

Harrington & Richardson 12 gauge shotgun [made in early 1900s]

Cannon Breech 12 gauge shotgun [Cannon Breech was a trade name used on single barrel shotguns made by Hopkins and Allen Arms Company (1898-1915) or J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company (1900-1916).]

38-XVI Brescia Carcano cavalry carbine [made around 1938]

Winchester model 67 .22 caliber long rifle bolt action

Oviedo 1900 spanish mauser military short rifle [most likely used in WWII]

Marlin model 60 .22 caliber rifle with scope

Boito Brazil 12 gauge double barrel shotgun [This shotgun is a wonderful example of an early stagecoach style shotgun or home protection gun.]


Some ammunition

Various hunting knives

Reloading materials


Coins and Money

5 Morgan Silver Dollars (1886, 1890, 1901, 1921, 1922)

10 Eisenhower Silver Dollars (5-1971, 1-1972, 1-1974, 2-1977, 1-1978)

8 Presidential Dollars (1-John Adams, 1-Thomas Jefferson, 1-James Madison, 4-John Quincy Adams, 1-Millard Filmore)

2001 Sacajawea $1 coin

4 Indian head nickels

Bicentennial money (5-$2 bills, 4-half dollars, 8-quarters, 10 nickels)

Nickels (3-1940, 6-1941)

10 Susan B Anthony $1 coins (1979)

Canadian coins

Reed City Jubilee Coin 1875-1950


Antiques, Vintage, and Primitives

Rare M. Hohner Echo Harp made in Germany in original box, M. Hohner The Echo made in Germany in original box, M. Hohner Blues Harp, windpipes, Property of Dad’s Cookie Co 3 gallon embossed glass jar store display, Pete’s large pickled bologna jar store display, Johnson Brothers Co serving set for twelve, many antique platters, bowls and dishes dating from mid-1800s, crock bowls, Pyrex, cast iron bathtub, political pins, milk records, farm records, receipts, rugs, dining room chair sets, Christmas decorations, 1926 Singer Treadle Sewing Machine with Oak 7-Drawer Cabinet, vintage singer sewing machine, Singer industrial sewing machine, Kenmore sewing machine, sewing threads, thimbles, pins, safety pins, buttons, needles (including Army/Navy needle book), wood, tin, and plastic toys, clothing, early 1900s boy’s pants, boy’s baseball uniform, women’s and men’s hats, jewelry, watches (including 1950 Bulova with cases), books (1860s to contemporary including classics), music books, hymn books, kids’ books, small suitcase, medium suitcase, rocking chairs, high chairs, Zenith radio and record player cabinet, quilts, home décor, wall sconce, hanging light, medicine bottles, beauty aids, bottles, postcards (including California, Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida), advertisement, 1919 newspaper, Sadiron, Sadiron trivet, metal shavers, straight blade shaver, mid-century RCA Victor Television Set, Birdcage, two birdcage holders, marbles, 1940s handheld puzzle games, spice cabinet, dressers with mirrors, fountain pens, farm equipment manuals, tractor models, farm implement models, thrasher models, Christmas, Valentines, Easter, and general cards and postcards, lots of handkerchiefs, scarves, pillowcases, towels, aprons, gloves, dollies, table runners, metal stool, footstool, Coca-Cola cooler frame, metal oil cans with advertisements, hay pulley, john deere spoked rim, wooden wheel hub, calendars dating back to 1919, reading glasses, pens and pencils, model vehicles (some put together and others still in boxes), Cutty Sark model still in box, lots of vintage 4-H items, vintage Ferris State Institute items, vintage Big Rapids High School items, vintage Evart High School yearbooks, traps, canning jars, Sony reel-to-reel stereo tape recorder, cameras – early polaroid, brownies, canon, Breyer Clydesdale with bobs, Breyer Charolais Bull White, Breyer foals, 1919 Ford Manual, 1969 Volkswagen owner’s manual, wood display case, boat model, potato planter, 1901 The Owl Game Board, glass milk jugs, frying pans, bottle openers, plat books, spices, 1950s Purina Beautina Cow tumblers green, WML Gilbert Navy 27 mantle clock (ca 1901), Lionel New York Central Flyer 0-27 train set, Centennial plates and books for many area cities (Evart, Reed City, Beal City, Clare, Barryington, Luther, Leroy, Alma), early 1900s Bissell’s cyco bearing sweeper head, comic books (Johnny Mack Brown, Dale Evans, Tarzan, Police Cases, Joe Palooka, Atomic Mouse, Undersea Commandos, John Wayne, Dagwood, Bobby Benson’s B-Bar-B, Love Experiences, Jungle Book, Tom and Jerry, Tweety and Sylvetser, Bugs Bunny, Road Runner, Richie Rich, Bambi, Dennis the Menace, Barney Bear), medicine cabinet, shaving brushes, hook rugs, toasters, cologne and perfume bottles, and more



Scroll saws, table saw, wood lathe, belt/disc sander, air compressor, large upright air compressor, bench drill press, floor drill press, tool cabinets, tool boxes, DeWalt biscuit joiner, bench grinder with stand, bench vise, drill press vise, Grizzly dust collection system, plastic welding kit, battery charger, sanders, drills, impact driver, angle grinder, reciprocating saw, rotozip saw, router, router table, jig saw, drills, bits, router bits, wood turning tools, wood clamps, bar clamps, files, sandpaper, wrenches, screwdrivers, awls, nail punches, pipe wrench, augers, roller chains, chainsaws, chainsaw chains, air hoses, woodworking patterns – paper and wood, wood working magazines and books, storage cabinets, shovels, rake, garden hoe, wheelbarrow, gas cans, appliance cart, funnels, ladders, fencers, saw horses, sprayer, hydraulic bottle jack, car ramps, various belts, yardsticks, measuring tapes, scroll saw blades, hardware, organizers, metal shelving units, ratchet straps, edger attachment, electrical wire, rope, chain, wood dowels of various sizes and lengths, and more



Loveseat, couch, side tables, kitchen table, buffet, tv cabinets, corner shelving unit, display cabinets with lights, shelves, glasses, cups, plates, bowls, serving dishes, silverware, bookcase, carpet remnant, carpet padding, baskets, scroll rocking chair, table with singer sewing machine base, Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, lots of scrapbook materials, jewelry box, lamps, curtain rods, curtains, wall hangings, mirror, picture frames, phones, maps, stereo, records, 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, cds, dvds, vhs tapes, exercise bike, dehumidifier, camp stove, canning jars, canning supplies, paintings, Sandicast figurines, small wood trashcan one with loon, office supplies, printer, copier, paper, vintage tv cabinet turned into storage cabinet, picnic basket, camera bags, video recorders, 2-door file cabinets, card tables, folding chairs, video reel projector, projector screen, video splicer, figurines, glider chair, glider ottoman, coffee table, and more



Storage shed, fishing poles, tackle boxes, lures, lawn ornaments, garden hose, field tile, pvc, screen doors, 25 gallon barrels, snow skis, wood fruit baskets, birdbath, weathervane, wicker chair, large pet feeder, scrap metal, lots of purses including some never used, grape crate, new CAT steel-toed work boots, metal detector, suitcase, and more


Cash, Michigan Check or Credit Card with 3% Fee. If buying a vehicle and pay with check we will hold the title until check clears OR bring a bank letter of guarantee (a letter from your bank upon which the check is wrote stating the funds are available up to amount). All articles have a 10% buyer premium. Everything sells AS-IS, please rely on your own inspections. We have provided information as a guide ONLY. 

further questions may call 616-754-9437

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