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Thursday Afternoon, May 30th, 2013 Starting at 2:00 PM


LOCATION: At the house # 15879 Leonard Rd. Spring Lake, MI 49456


DIRECTIONS: From Grand Rapids take I-96 west 21 miles to the Spring Lake 

M-104 exit (follow any detours to M-104) continue west 5 miles on M-104 to

Lake St. south 1 mile. Or from  Muskegon take US-31 south 12 miles to M-104 east on M-104 ( Savage St.) 2 miles to Lake St. then south 1 mile. Corner of Leonard & Pruin. (Ottawa Co.)


To settle the estate of the late Marvin Bottema, a lifelong area resident, a public auction will be held at the place and time listed above.  The family invites all to attend and appreciate your time and consideration.


NOTE: Marvin was a WWII Navy veteran, serving 1943-1945 in the Pacific Theater.

He worked at Katt Electric as an electrician for nearly 40 years and lived here on Leonard Rd for over 60 years. An avid outdoorsmen he enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on water wells especially putting down wells and pumping water with hand pumps!  He also was an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

The 2010 Ford F-150 4X4 is in excellent condition with only 22,800 one owner miles, always kept in the garage and taken care of. The REGINA disc music box is in great working condition and has a beautiful sound dating back over 100 years!

Lawn tractor, guns, collectibles and exceptional household items make this an afternoon estate auction worth your attention. For your convenience we will have port-a-jons, wash-up station and lunch wagon. We’ll be ready for your inspection by noon on auction day. Make plans to be in Spring Lake on Thursday May 30 at 2:00 PM for the start of this exciting estate auction.


TERMS: Cash or good check. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee.

We subscribe to CHECK ALERT INC. (A national check collection company.)




2:00PM Ring 1: Shop Tools

2:00PM Ring 2: Household Items



Approx. 3:00PM: Regina Music Box, Antiques, Followed by Furniture

Approx. 3:30PM: Truck, Lawn mower, Snow blower and Lawn Equipment




2010 Ford F-150 Lariat, 4X4, Super Cab 4 door, short box,  with rear bench seat, Triton 5.4L V-8, automatic, loaded, leather, running boards, matching fiberglass cap & towing package, P275/55 R20 tires,  22,800 one owner miles, deep red color, excellent condition!  VIN # FTFX1EV3AKA37792




John Deere Mod. LT 150 Automatic, Kohler engine, 38” deck, rear double bagger Ser. # MOL150B504236 (one owner)


John Deere lawn cart

Like new Ariens Mod. Deluxe 27, 2 stage self-propelled, 27” snow blower with elect. start


Coleman Power Mate 5HP, 2250W generator

¾ HP router

Bench grinder

Miter saw

Like new 21” push mower

Homelite chain saw

Gas leaf blower

Craftsman 10 direct drive table saw

Pedestal grinder

Post hole digger

Delta power miter saw

Shop cart

Line trimmer

Saw horses

Log chains

Shop vac

Car ramps

Limb trimmers

Air compressor



New Milwaukee ½” Magnum Drill

FET Auto Analog tester

Drill bits

Socket sets

Key hole saws

Torque wrench

Elect. drills


Tap & die set

Hack saws


Pipe vises

6” vise

Ridgid Pipe threader

Conduit bender

Step ladders

Lawn fertilizer spreader

Saw horses

Rakes, hoes, shovels, brooms, pitch forks etc.

Etc. etc.




Ornate REGINA table top disc music box, hand crank, Pat. Date May 18, 1897, works great, sound wonderful!!


(21) 11” metal music disc dated 1893

OAK commode with towel bar

OAK 4 drawer dresser

Rocking chairs

Misc. ladder back, press back and cane bottom chairs

Story-Clark spinet piano with bench

Gilbert mantle clock

New Haven ginger bread clock

Arcade/Crystal wall mount coffee grinder

Wood golf clubs


Sev. Desk phones

High chair



Cast iron bank

Ginger bread shelf clock


Pair of 1925 Mich. License plates # 945-084

Corner hutch

Collectible glass ware

Finger kerosene lamps

Pedestal table

Milk can

Art Glass

Large framed American Eagle painting

Coo coo clock

Granite ware coffee pot


Belt buckles

Wrist watches

Silverware (Rogers)

Few old coins

Floor lamp

Anniversary clock

Box camera

(15) Big Little Books

Squeeze box, works

Kodax wind up Medallion 8 movie camera

Grand Haven High School yearbooks 1945, 1946, 1947 & 1948

Cedar chest

Reverse painted picture

LP records

Carom board

Framed “Stag” painting

Wood plane

Wood molding planes

Ice tongs

Hand saws

Breast drills

Bee hive

Buck saw

Kerosene barn lanterns

Wood nail keg

Nail puller

Cast Iron kettle

Michigan 1922 license plate

41” hanging lamp (from church)

1916 Framed Spring Lake School Certificate


Saw vise

Baseball bats


Fence stretcher

Wood clamps

Cow bell

Falkirk #6 3 leg cast iron kettle with lid

Approx... 20 deep well and pitcher pumps

Deep well pump handles

Cross cut saw

Klempel’s milk bottle Grand Haven, MI

Table scales etc. etc. etc.




Winchester Mod. 1890, .22 short,  pump, tube feed, with hammer, # 347679

 & 390054 (not matching numbers)


Winchester Mod. 1897, 12ga. Pump, with hammer # 568110

Remington Mod. 12, .22 pump, hammerless, octagon barrel, tube feed,

with scope # 723121


50 Cal. Hawkins muzzle loader

Powder flask

WWII US Navy uniform, 2 pants, 2 blouses and cover

WWII US Navy sewing kit

Johnson Mod.J-65 outboard motor

Johnson Mod. A-25 outboard motor

Few leg hold traps

Boat oars

Hunting stool

Fish spear

Evenrude sign, (repo)

Canoe paddles

16’ fiberglass canoe

Fishing poles

Tackle box full

Brush axe


Horse shoe set

Coleman propane lantern


4 gun wall rack

Small table top gas grill

Deer antlers with 1953 Mich. metal tag

Hunting clothes


Etc. etc. etc.




3 piece bedroom outfit with like new Queen size mattress

Set of pine bunk beds

Twin beds

Arm chair

Window AC

Like new lift chair

Gibson upright freezer

GE elect. dryer

Kitchen Aid automatic washing machine

9’2” picnic table

Lawn furniture

Fiberglass wash tub

Dinette table

Canning jars Qt. & Pints

Mr. Coffee maker

Stereo speakers


Fireplace billows

Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer

Pots & pans

Small kitchen appliances

Dinning room table with leaves & 6 chairs

Everyday dishes

(2) Sofas

Coffee tables

(2) Rocker/recliner


Magazine rack

Book shelf

Aluminum walker


Elect. kitchen range

23” flat screen TV


Picture frames

Toshiba 20” TV with DVD player

Side table

Sony CD player with speakers


Walker with wheels and seat

Slide projector

Table fans




Large heavy duty swing set

Many large brass shut off valves

Brass check valves

Water well points

Many electric motors

20lb. Propane tank

Elect. boxes and elect. breakers

Elect. wire

Sump pumps

Pipe fittings

Bird houses

Halogen lights

(6) elect. water well pumps

Scrap iron


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