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2 Day Fall Antique Wrench Auction Nov. 5

Sat Nov 05 - 08:30AM

See Catalog, Shipshewana, IN Click to Map

Chupp Auctions & Real Estate, LLC

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Auctioneer ID#: 11841

Phone: 260-499-0216

License: #AU19800030

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  • "Ampco" Non-Sparking Pipe Wrench

    "Ampco" Non-Sparking Pipe Wrench

  • "Wrenches & Patents Volume I 1830-1887"

    "Wrenches & Patents Volume I 1830-1887"

  • "Wrenches & Patents Volume 2 1887-1898"

    "Wrenches & Patents Volume 2 1887-1898"

  • "Wrenches & Patents Volume 3 1898-1905"

    "Wrenches & Patents Volume 3 1898-1905"

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COLOR Catalog (PDF)
B&W Catalog (PDF)

To be held at the Chupp Auction Center, 1 mile north of the US 20 & SR 5 junction in Shipshewana, Indiana
ADDRESS: 890 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

~ 1,400 Wrenches to be sold ~

Auction preview from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
12:00 PM (Noon) Selling Catalog Lots #1-299
Following the cataloged auction will be uncataloged box lots of wrenches and tools.

8:30 AM Selling Catalog Lots #300-775

A detailed catalog of wrench descriptions and photos will be available for downloading and printing at MVWC.ORG or contact Chupp Auctions to purchase a printed catalog. Advanced on-line bidding with live in-person bidding the day of the auction.

 The Fall 2022 Wrench Auction includes diverse contributions of wrenches of 8 consignors from all across the country.  This specialized auction is well rounded with antique wrenches for every level of collectors from pre-Civil War monkey wrenches to modern collectable specialty wrenches. The 775 lots of cataloged wrenches span over 150 years of patents from the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France and other countries.

~ Auction to include quick-adjust, self-adjust and screw-adjust nut, pipe, alligator, ratchet, hubcap, automobile, bicycle, farm implement, steam engine, bicycle, motorcycle, pliers and pipe cutters.
~ Wrench Reference books by Schultz, Cope and Shockley
~ Memorable MVWC Limited Edition wrenches and a giant Utica Tools Lineman’s Pliers
~ Many pre-Civil War wrenches from S. Merrick, G.C. Taft, H. Hewet, Stenson, Windsor and W. Webster
~ Extensive Collection of Coes monkey wrenches including early  L.&A.G. Coes, L. Coes & Co., A.G. Coes & Co., Coes Wrench Co., Coes mechanics wrenches, Auto Coes wrenches, genuine knife handle wrenches, Key model wrench and Coes wrench memorabilia.
~ Many early English coach wrenches from Great Britain, France, Germany and Sweden
~ Over 100 lots of John Deere implement, tractor and service wrenches including Deere & Mansur, Syracuse Plow, Dain, Letz, Marseilles, Van Brunt and Waterloo Boy
~ Farm implement wrenches from IHC, JI Case, Massey Harris, Moline Plow, Chattanooga Plow
~ Cut-out wrenches including CASADAY, AMES, Blackhawk, Deere, Planet Jr and Iron Age
~ Monkey and pipe wrenches including Stillson, perfect handle Billings & Spencer, Bemis & Call, Peck, Stow & Wilcox, Ripley, Trimont, Diamond, Crescent Walworth and Baxter
~ Hand-forged wrenches of all descriptions
~ Bicycle wrenches including Manhattan, Stevens, Barnes, Mossberg, Girard, Victor, Wakefield, T & L and Dudly
~ Motorcycle wrenches including Indian, Iver Johnson, Reading Standard and Flying Merkel
~ Twist handle wrenches including Acme and Hercules Capital & Whitman & Barnes, heavy-duty railroad model wrenches
~ Misc. fencing stretchers and specialty hand-crafted wrenches

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Save the Date: April 14 & 15, 2023 MVWC Spring Meeting & Auction in York, NE

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TERMS & CONDITIONS: 7% Sales tax will be charged unless a sales tax exemption certificate is provided. This auction is held in a heated building with seating available. Food will be available. Cash, check or credit card accepted. All items advertised to the best of our knowledge. Please inspect items before bidding. Any announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed matter. Not responsible for accidents.

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20%    Online Bidders
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