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Monday Afternoon, June 30th @ 3:00PM


Home offered @ 5:00PM


LOCATION: At the house 208 S. Locust St., Wayland, MI 49348


DIRECTIONS: South of Grand Rapids or north of Kalamazoo on US-131 to the Wayland exit # 64, (135th St.) east 1 mile to S. Locust St. turn south (right) 1 block. On the corner of  S.Locust & Hanlon Ct. (Allegan Co.)


To help settle the Estate of the late John “Bob” and Martha Crofoot, a Public Auction will be held to sell all personal property and real estate.


NOTE: Ladies and Gentlemen, this will be a most interesting Auction to attend with many local items of interest from Wayland and Allegan Co. Bob retired 30 years ago from Pet Milk Co. in Wayland and Martha retired from Heckman Biscut Co. They spent there entire lives in the Wayland area. Many of the items on this Auction are from past generations. Items from the Frank & Ruth Crofoot and Otto Finkbinder estates have been found in this home. The family appreciates your consideration and invites you to this Auction event. The personal property and antiques will begin selling at 3:00PM, the REAL ESTATE will be offered at 5:00PM & the guns at approx. 6:00PM. For your convenience we will have a lunch wagon and port-a-jon.






Noah Smith 616-633-4254


Home offered onsite @ 5:00PM


208 S. Locust St., Wayland, MI 49348


Sharp two-story 1224sqft home in the city limits of historical Wayland.

  • 3 bedrooms & 1 bathroom w/hardwood floors
  • Connected to city water & sewer
  • Kitchen w/many cupboards & pantry
  • Modern natural gas furnace & central air
  • Refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, washer & dryer included
  • Attached 2-stall garage
  • Large landscaped lawn w/ several big shade trees
  • Paved drive

Call Noah Smith @ 616-633-4254 for a free Bidders Packet with Complete Terms & Conditions, Bidding Procedures, Termite Report, New Survey, Assessed Values & Much More!


REAL ESTATE TERMS: A complete Purchase Agreement with all terms and conditions of this Auction is available in the Bidders Packet; the following is only an overview.


Property to be offered “as-is” with no contingents, high bidder to make a $3,000 nonrefundable deposit day of Auction and close within 45 days. Seller will provide marketable title. A 10% Buyers Premium to be added to the final bid to create the purchase price. A 3% broker commission offered to qualified buyer agents.




Thursday, June 19th 6:00PM-7:00PM

Tuesday, June 24th 6:00PM-7:00PM

Friday, June 27th 6:00PM-7:00PM

Or by appointment


PERSONAL PROPERTY TERMS: Cash or check. VISA or Master Card with 3% service fee. We do subscribe to CHECK ALERT INC.



OAK 3 glass door book case with 4 paw feet at the end of 4 columns

OAK rockers

Wicker trunk

Youth chairs

OAK commode

Drop leaf tables

China cabinet

Cherry dinning room set with table, leaves, chairs and buffet

3 drawer dresser

Gate leg table

Seth Thomas mantle clock

Jenny Lind bed

Many post cards including several local Wayland examples

Thanksgiving Day cards

Valentine day cards

New Years day cards

Easter cards

Birthday cards

Christmas cards

100’s of old pictures

War ration books

U of M Ticket information book

Several crocks up to 12 gal.

Cast iron bath tub

Milk bottle “porch box”

Plunger hand washer

“Lady” cast iron boot pull

Wood spoke youth wagon

Regular youth wagon

Wood planes

Lanyard scales

Flexible Flyer youth sled

Ladder back chairs

License plates

Cane bottom rocker

Several Wayland scrapbooks

Gravity cream separator

Hand saws

Buck saws

Sleigh bells

Hip rocker

Kerosene barn lanterns

Soap stone

Tin type pictures

Tin banks


1 gal. Pet Milk bottle with wire bale

Coffee grinder

Watch fob

Milking stool

CI griddle


Corn knife

Hand scythe

Unusual wood carpenters site box with pointed lid and handles

Trunk with “Mr. Ervin Finkbinder” carved in top

Wood youth letter blocks

Draw shave

American toy tool chest with tools

Champion youth sled

Square back trunk

Hump back trunk

IGA wood box

Artillery shell

Large gray granite ware coffee pot

Beehive radio

Wagner cast iron Dutch oven with lid

Wagner cast iron griddle

Wagner cast iron waffle maker with stand

Sad irons

Work ledger from 1880

Allegan Co. Atlas dated 1873

Oil lamps

Finger lamps

Wood boxes

Cream top milk bottle, Sheboygan

Milk bottles from Wayland, Pet, Russ Dairy, Hudsonville, and Blue Ribbon in Middleville

Pet Milk Co. wood box

Cow bell

1914 Saladin Temple, GR snuff box

Wagner salesman sample cast iron waffle iron with stand

Wagner salesman sample cast iron hog kettle

Wagner salesman sample cast iron fry pan

Wagner salesman sample cast iron griddle

Salesman sample sad iron

Salesman sample hump back trunk


Granite ware items

Wood butter bowl with paddles

Many pictures & prints

Photo albums

BOOKS including 1899 Agriculture Year Book, Peter Cotton Tail, Black Beauty, Hawk Eye, Heidi, Robin Hood, (3) Tarzan by Burroughs, youth books and many many others!


Farmers Pocket Ledgers from the 30’s & 40’s

45 & 78 RPM records

Hat pins

DC 1970 & 80’s comic books

Signed print of Richard Bryd

Boy Scout canteen’s, compass, mess kits & back packs

Hand meat grinder

Depression glass

Tea sets

Glass baskets

Belleek pitcher

Glass candy containers

Hen on nest

Ruby red pitcher

Beer stein

Carnival glass

Covered dishes

Sugar shakers

Spice set

Much collectible glassware

Crock bottle

BeMo potato chip tin


Magazines including Life, Saturday Evening Post, Look etc. 1925, 40’s 60’s etc.

Large Bible with clasp cover


John Deere bullet pencil “Good & Co. Caledonia, MI, Phone #29

Master Mix bullet pencil of Wayland Phone #231

Advertising pens, Zeeland, Fenwick etc.

Wayland State Bank coin bank


Table cloths

Slingerland “Maybell” banjo ukulele in case, 20” long with 7” diameter base

Hand made quilts, with family names sewed in (very nice)

Chain purse


Men’s jewelry


Pet Milk Co. service belt buckles

Cub Scout pins

Cowhide sleight blanket

Hampden Watch Co. pocket watch

Burlington pocket watch

Other pocket watches

M.J. Tobias key wind pocket watch, as-is, rough

Silver dollars including 1880, 1896, 1900, 02, & 22

Half dollars including 1902, 09, 35 & 42

Other coins

Dressing table set

WWII Army New Testament

Vintage youth clothes

Many Wellinton’s Village Porcelain houses, in boxes



1970's John Deere Mod. 110 riding lawn mower w/36in deck

Starrett depth gauge

Starrett scribe

Starrett dial indicator

Brown & Sharp micrometer

Craftsman tool box

Many hand tools

Grease gun

Toro S-200 snow blower

Step ladder

Pedestal bench grinder

Organizers full

Gas cans

Hand truck

Wood extension ladder

Homelite gas leaf blower

Gas powered pressure washer

Jig saw

Pipe wrenches

Two rolls of plastic coated yard fence (new)

Saw horses

Metal shop stool


Horse shoe set

Rakes, hoes, shovels etc. etc.



Selling @ 6:00PM


Winchester Mod. 67-2 .22 bolt single, bolt

Remington Mod. 740 Woodmaster 30-60 semi-automatic # 245063

J. Stevens “Favorite” Mod. 1915 falling block .22 #OF830

Iver Johnson 12 ga. single shot # 98373-C

J.C. Higgins Mod. 20, 12 ga. pump

Stevens Mod. 325-B, 30-30 bolt action

Springfield Mod. 15, .22 single, bolt

Daisey Mod. 94 “Red Ryder” BB gun, rough

1910 & 11 Game Law Trappers Guides

Boat seats

Sleeping bags



Bassette 4 piece bedroom outfit

Craftamatic elect. bed


End tables


Color TV

2 & 4 drawer file cabinets

Metal kitchen cabinet

Canning jars

Christmas decorations

Aluminum walker

Wheel chair

Pictures & prints

Bathtub bench


Pots & pans

Domestic portable sewing machine

Good luggage set



1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE, 4 door, automatic, 3800 V6

1994 Buick Lasabre, 4 door, automatic

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