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MAGAW Multi-Generational AUCTION

Fri Sep 29 - 10:00AM

5774 St. Rd. 227 South, (Just north of Boston, IN), Richmond, IN Click to Map

Walther & Hawkins Auctioneers

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Friday September 29th, 2023 @ 10:00 am

BILL & JEANNE MAGAW – Magaw Studios

Wayne COUNTY (Richmond, IN)

“Incredible Collection of Art From Hometown Artists”

Antiques – Vehicles – Tractor – Studio Art / Sculptures – Fine Art - Guns – Quilts – Tools – Books – Furniture – Indian Artifacts- More!

Property Location: On the FARM near Boston, IN or 5774 St. Rd. 227 South, Richmond, IN 47374.  

6 mi. South of Richmond, IN – 8 mi. Northwest of LIBERTY, IN – 12 mi. West of Eaton, OH


AUCTIONEERS NOTE: For 3-Generations, the Magaw family has made this Wayne County Farm their home.  In 1972 Bill and Jeanne opened the “The Magaws of Boston Gallery of Art” Studio where Bill & Jeanne’s “one-of-a-kind” creations came to life and were showcased.  Representing wood carvings, metal sculpture and iron works, art is impressive and plentiful in this auction.  Along with the studio, the Magaws hosted numerous Russian Artists through Richmond’s “Sister City” Program. Several of their works are represented in the auction.  Plan now to join us “ON The FARM”.  ** Watch for a series of ONLINE-ONLY Auctions ahead of the HUGE “2-RING” ONSITE SALE Friday September 29th.

Highlights include:

·       Large Outdoor & small indoor pcs. of art by the Magaws

·       Paintings and Sculptures by noted Russian Artists

·       Mid-Century Modern European Paintings

·       Historic Wayne County Indiana Hoosier Group Paintings


·       Early Centerville Antiques and 20+ Quilts

·       Home Décor items from world travels

·       Cincinnati Made Victorian Dog Head Arm Chair

·       Original Eames Chair & Stool

·       Several Amish Handmade Cabinets and Cupboards

·       Hepplewhite Blanket with Inlay design

·       Porcelein MOBILOIL Curb sign with original pedestal

·       (2) Unique Taxidermy Mounts

·       Vintage Pool Table by Atlantic Billiard Table Corp.

·       Hand-made full-size Wooden Canoe

·       Primitives – Dinner Bell – Much More


-        1951 Willys-Overland Universal Jeep Model CJ-3A; 

-        1978 GMC TK10 Pickup Truck w/snowblade and lift-gate

-        Kubota L275 4x4 Tractor, diesel; 5’ rotary mower, 3pt.; 

-        Honda Trail Bikes

-        Yamaha Raptor 660 ATV 4-wheeler

-        Snowmobile 

GUNS – NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS:  (10) Firearms; Farm found INDIAN ARTIFACTS (Boston Twp, Wayne Co., IN) including: Full-grooved and ¾ grooved ax heads; Various Points; Blades; Mortor & Pestles 

TOOLS – ANVIL:  Complete Welding Studio with newer equipment including: Armitage Anvil; Bell Anvil; Millermatic 252 Welder; Hypertherm 30XP Plasma cutter; Ingersoll Rand 80 Gallon, 5HP air compressorYukon 9-drawer, ball bearing bearing rolling tool chest; Floor model drill press; Westward 15” drill press; Central Pneumatics Stand blast cabinet, floor model; full-line of clamps; wrenches; screw drivers; etc.

ART:  G.H. Baker 30”x40” oil of Whitewater Valley Scene; G.H. Baker watercolor of Farmstead under moonlight; Steve Lewis (Canadian); Sontina Reid Hall; Scott Shafer; & More.

Russian Artists including Fedor Pomelov, Inessa Pomelov, Andrey Volkov; and Tatbetha Totiana


NOTE:  Just starting to list.  Please preview the photos and check back often as we continue to “discover” items on this farmstead.


OWNER:  William & Jeanne Magaw, Marta Powers, Power-of-Attorney
PLAN NOW TO ATTEND.  THERE WILL BE 2-Auction Rings Running throughout the day!  Large auction!


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