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Brief Description

Antiques, Collectibles, and the Unusual
Woodworking Equipment & Woodcraft Projects
Farm Items, Tools, Hardware, & Much More

Auction Schedule

Live On-Site Auction

Begins: Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:30 AM EST

Location 650 N. Co. Rd 25A, Assembly Bldg – Miami Co Fairgrounds, Assembly Bldg – Miami Co Fairgrounds, Assembly Bldg – Miami Co Fairgrounds, TROY, OH 45373



Very Good Public Auction

Antiques, Collectibles, and the Unusual
Woodworking Equipment & Woodcraft Projects
Farm Items, Tools, Hardware, & Much More


At the Miami Co Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co Rd 25A. From I-75 take Exit 74 east on Rt 41, & then north on Elm at the Marathon Station.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2019 ~  9:30 AM

ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLES: Hartzell, 6 ft, wooden airplane propeller; NCR Model 717 mahogany finish cash register; Dayton “Money Weight” white porcelain counter scale; Buffalo iron counter top platform scale, plus crow’s foot, steelyard, Chinese balance & Ohaus triple beam scales; Bulova dial thermometer; AB Dick, 1896, Planetary Pencil Pointer; The Mayer Jewelry Co, Messler Safe Bars door; very nice Ohio weight measurement set 1/16 oz. to 20 lb w/ wooden case; small brass scale weights; CI rendering kettle; mowing scythe; wheat cradle, cloth seeders; box & floor corn shellers; slip scoop; sack carts; dbl handle boring machine; sickle sharpener; platform scales; barn jacks; milk cans; cream tester; wooden pulleys; wooden line shaft wheels; stone grinding wheel; FAIRBANKS MORSE sgl cylinder gas engine; air operated 18” x 10” engine w/ whistle; small 2 cylinder bench top engine; brass oilers; buggy wrenches; bull blinder; horse lifter, brass knob hames & related items; small saddle; wagon wheel hub; flax comb; buck saw; coal bucket; Skinner brass sprinkler & others; general store stock brackets; several types of bells; sirens; Seiss ooga horn; cymbals & other noisemakers; wooden organ pipes; player piano parts; 70 piano rolls; crocks & jugs; Dandy 4 qt glass butter churn w/ paper label; Gilchrist #30 ice cream scoop; ice tongs; stomp washer; bee smoker; carpet stretcher; barrel taps; cherry pitter; tin dinner pail; porcelain tip wall rack; quilting frame; CI bathtub; US flags.

MORE OF INTEREST: Many wooden hand crafted whimsies, brain teasers & novelties that must be seen to be appreciated, such as bent lever balance, stick man & mechanical garage door, feeding chickens, Geneva wheels; pipe wrench; Amish bell, limberjack, scoops, etc. Local items from Troy & surrounding towns. Yard sticks; cigar boxes; storage boxes; trunks; insulators; glass jugs; books; lion bookends; porcelain hand; hornets’ nest; Fishing poles; landing nets; galvanized minnow buckets & related items; pocket knives; 2 BB guns; Rolls Razor strop w/ box; Zippo 70th Anniv lighter w/ box; “Mico” electric microphone cigar lighter; Emerson oscillating fan; vintage cased medical device; Minolta Hi-Matic 35 mm camera & wooden tri-pods; Deep Space Explorer telescope; trombone; check writer; early Dictaphone machine; Griswold #3 skillet & #7 w/ lid; Wagner waffle iron; propane burner grate; clamp-on ice skates; wooden shoes; Harpolute instrument; games; marbles; 3” glass balls; 15 large stop-rip nylon specialty kites incl Wright Bros airplane; Red Light traffic signal & red flashing light; Schlitz neon (cond, unk) & other beer signs; R/C helicopter; Wilesco platform engine; blackboard slate; 7 Dickens Bosson heads; sports field lime striper.

RAILROAD & TOY TRAINS: Penn Central RR oil can & others; Keystone RR tool grinder; 4 ft wrench; Chessie the Cat prints; books. Lionel: Oil derrick & pumper, coal loader, log loader, water tower; operating cattle car & platform; ZW 275 watt transformer; Santa Fe diesel engine; few misc cars & track.  HO: Over 65 cars by Athern & IHC, plus 2 engines & related items.

LIGHTING & FURNITURE: Vintage floor lamp w/ slag glass inserts; Cresolene lamp; goose neck desk lamp; large milk glass shades & misc other lighting; 3 football field lights from Troy Memorial stadium. Very nice, Early Am roll top desk; appealing Mahogany swivel desk chr.

WOODWORKING EQUIPMENT & SHOP ITEMS: Craftsman older radial arm saws (2); several table saws; router & table; floor model #150 drill press; AMT 14” band saw; Grizzly wood lathe; Rigid 13” thickness planer; Rigid air filter; Delta disk/belt sander systems; etc. Diverse collection of hand tools with a mix of both old & new; hardware of all types; handy man items; 14 small parts organizers & more! Dial indicators, Starrett feeler gauge, meters, drafting & precision tools; slide rules; wooden measures; K&E civil engineer’s transit & surveyor’s leveling transit w/ carrying cases; Audel’s Shop Guides; Craftsman 3 pc roller base tool cabinet; Craftsman B/O tool set; Worthington 400W smoothing plane w/ box; 2 whetstone grinders; 3 good blower-heaters; vintage Allstate battery charger; & the list goes on.

FARM ITEMS, TOOLS, GARAGE & OUTDOOR ITEMS: Three point, PTO, 6 ft flail mower; pull-type PTO, 6 inch waste pump w/ 20 ft intake pipe; pull-type 50 gal sprayer w/ gas engine & boom; Onan 8 HP generator; Mighty Mac gas powered chipper-shredder; Honda Harmony small tiller; Honda 2600 PSI power washer; small tri-leg forge; blacksmith’s leg vise; few bench top anvils; acetylene cart & torches; Lincoln 225 amp welder; Chicago electric chain saw sharpener. Collection of 20 vintage Lawn Boy mowers, a tiller & Snow Boy blower; single row planters. Lawn & garden tools both vintage & modern; barn related merchandise such as log chains, rope, wire, block & tackle; fence posts; ladders; ladder jacks; galvanized gas cans; oil fill cans; sprinkling can; unusual square tub; incubators; chicken feeders, waterers, brass hatchery lamp; egg baskets; Incredible Egg Washer, NIB; Jerco tin litho Rat Bait Station; live traps; mole traps; etc. Paddle boat, elec & gas scooters & many bicycles.

NOTE: As I begin my 45th year as an auctioneer, I have learned that my clients create collections that Hollywood could never duplicate on film. This is a single owner collection that fits the above description and warrants your attendance, so that we all get to watch this unique offering cross the auction block. Details & photos at

Dean Ruwe, OWNER

TROY, OH 937-335-6758

AUCTIONEERS: Jerry Stichter, Scott Pence & Kevin Kauffmann

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NCR 717 cash register Oak wall telephone Hartzell 6 ft wooden propeller AB Dick Planetary Pencil Pointer Ohio Scale Reference Weights

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Small brass gazelle NCR Mdel 717 Mahogany finish cash register Oak wall telephone Logo decal image on Hartzell propeller Hartzell wooden propeller
Image 2 of 6 ft Hartzell propeller, Piqua, OH AB Dick Planetary Pencil Pointer, i.e. sharpener Boxed set 1/16 oz to 20 lbs. Ohio reference wghts Chinese balance scale w/ box & weights Boxed medical device & porcelain hand

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Auction Terms

CASH or Check  with required ID.  VISA & MC with 3% fee.  Miami County 7% sales tax applicable.  No Buyer’s Premium.


At the Miami Co Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co Rd 25A. From I-75 take Exit 74 east on Rt 41, & then north on Elm at the Marathon Station.


Jerry Stichter Auctioneer Inc.

2081 S. Greenlee Road Troy, OH 45373

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