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Public Auction Live On-site

Thursday, September 26th 2013 @ 2:00PM

LOCATION: On the farm 8690 W 40th Street Fremont, MI 49412

DIRECTIONS: From Fremont take 48th St (M-82) West 5 miles to Dickinson Ave, North 1 mile to 40th St, East ¼ miles to farm. (Newaygo Co.)
OR From Grand Rapids take I-96 West to the Nunica exit #10, North 29 miles on 112th / Maple Island Rd to 40th St, East 1 ¼ miles OR 8 miles south of Hesperia on Maple Island Rd to 40th St, East 1 ¼ miles located on the south side of the road.

Due to health reason and future plans of moving I have commissioned Art Smith Auctioneers to sell the following items at my home at Live Auction. Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely, Damian and Jamie Westcomb

NOAHS NOTE: Folks, many of you will know Damian from his excellent saddling making and farrier work. Damian and Jamie have a sharp place in the country for a great afternoon Auction. From custom saddles to guns to shop tools to the register quarter horse & Ford ½ ton pick-up there are many reasons to attend this Live Auction!

For your convenience we will have port-a-jons, wash-up station and lunch wagon.
Loader tractor available Auction day.

TERMS: Cash or good check day of auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee. We subscribe to CHECK ALERT INC. (A national check collection company.)

Saddles, Horse, Truck, Riding mower & Guns sell at approx. 4:00PM


1992 F-150 XL automatic, standard cab, long box, 302 V8, 61,000 miles

2006 Cub Cadet Mod. LT1045 riding lawn mower, hydrostatic drive, Kohler Courage 20hp twin cylinder, 46” deck (1-owner, excellent condition)

1977 Yamaha XS360 motorcycle w/new tires, chains & sprocket
1980 Yamaha “Enticer” 300 snowmobile
14” Old Town “Guide” fiberglass canoe
48”x102” single axle trailer w/side rails, lights & spare tire


Registered 19 year old quarter horse mare Sound, well broke, traffic & trail safe, 14 hands, foal date: March 25 1994, w/AQHA certificate & Coggins test


Ithaca Mod. 51 Featherlight 20ga. autoload #510068167
Thompson Center 50 cal. muzzle loader w/synthetic stock & Leupold scope #14734
Thompson Center Scout 54 cal. muzzle loader w/Bushnell sharpshooter scope #5978
Omni ATI complete lower unit AR15 223 w/M4 stock (new in box) #AR02259
Russian military bolt action rifle non-sporterized marked 1937 w/hammer & sickle #69765
Whitney Arms New Haven CT 20ga rolling block single shot #84678
FIE 45cal muzzleloader carbine #30641
Damon Howatt 60# 28” recurve, signed by Ted Nugent 1995
Damon Howatt 50# 28” recurve, left handed
Shakespeare Sierra X18 45# recurve
York Cresent 41# recurve
Bear Grizzly 40# recurve
Dartin & Bear compound bows (older)
Youth compound bow
Ray Howell bow release (new in box)
(2) Comfort Zone single seat deluxe model ladder stands
(1) Comfort Zone double seat deluxe model ladder stand
(2) Large shop built knives w/sheathes
SuperDog EDT 102 elect. dog collar kit
Caribou hoof gun racks
Case of 12ga. #8-shot shells (250 rds)
Misc. flying tying feathers & supplies

All saddles are very nice condition or NEW!

Fremont, MI saddle maker D. Westcomb custom made 16 ½” Wade Style roping saddle with breast collar. 6” rear cinch double rigging, 6 ¼” Gullet, 90 degree Semi Quarter Horse bars, 4 ½” Cantle, 5 ¼” Horn Cap, 3” tall with bucking rolls. Very nice saddle, slightly used

Fremont, MI saddle maker D. Westcomb custom made 16” Modified Association saddle, with breast collar, 6 ½”Gullet, 90 degrees Semi Quarter Horse bars, 4 ½” Cantle, double rigging, 4 ½” wide by 2 ½” tall horn

Fremont, MI saddle maker D. Westcomb custom made 16 ½” Wade Style roping saddle with breast collar, 6 ½” Gullet, 90 degree Semi Quarter Horse bars, 4 ½” Cantle, double rigging, 5 ¼” wide by 3” tall horn

Fremont, MI saddle maker D. Westcomb, 17” Western saddle, 6 ¼” Gullet, 90 degree Semi Quarter Horse bars, double rigging, 4 ½” Cantle & #2 Dally horn

Fremont, MI saddle maker D. Westcomb, 15” Association, 6 ½” Gullet, double rigging, 4” Cantle & #2 dally horn

Reconditioned “Western Rancher” youth 13 ½” western saddle

4-wheel pony wagon w/side racks & rubber tires
Complete matching set of leather pony harness w/ 12” hames, bridles & lines
Leather double work harness
Double mule harness (as-is)
Pony collars (1) 12”, (2) 15”, (1) 18”
(2) 25” horse collars
(3) Lariats
Horse leg wraps
Leather cow halters
Horse tank heater
Bucket heater
Saddle racks
Misc. horse harness
Other misc. tack
Singer Mod. 111W155 Heavy Duty Industrial sewing machine #W1352515

TRAPS: In good working condition

(2) 220 conibears
(3) 110 conibears
(4) #3 double coil spring leg hold
(3) #2 double coil spring leg hold
(6) #1 ½ double coil spring leg hold
(3) Coon cuff


Miller “Millermatic 90” wire feed 110v welder (without argon tank)
Chevy 350 V8 4-bolt main on engine stand
5-mile fence charger (NIB)
Stack-On machinest tool box
(2) Husky diamond plate pick-up tools boxes
Band saw, bench mod.
Drill press, bench mod.
Craftsman 18” scroll saw
Pro-Tech 10” compound miter saw
Table saw
John Deere push mower
Toro self-propelled push mower
Yard Machines elect. push mower w/100ft of cord
Troy-Bilt 4hp chipper-vac on wheels
Aluminum hand cart
MTM Corp Steam/pressure washer 6hp Vanguard w/hose & wand
Goulds 5hp booster pump Mod. 70HB15013
Lawn fertilizer spreader
(3) 4’x8’ hog floor panels
8’ wood pick-up racks
6’ pipe gate
Shoves & hand tools
Motorcycle helmet
36” sheet metal roller
Welding & shop carts
Hyd. hoses
Portable air tank
Fence stretcher
Tire rims
Wheel barrows
Diesel & gas cans
Towable water tube
Life jackets
Child carrier bike cart
Snap-On top tool box, older
Water hose reel
Stone sharping wheel w/electric motor
Wood tool chest
Cross country skis
Other tree stands
Quantity of heavy elect. wire
(3) Elect. irrigation pumps
Elec. fence post
Shop racks
Cordless shop tools
Elect. cords
Tool boxes
Elect. motors
Metal work bench
Shop shelves
Primitive nail tray
Furnace blower
Buffalo #400 coal forge hand blower
Shop vac / leaf blower
Trailer hitch/sway bar set


Belgium, Italian & GI WWII helmets
1942 U.S. Army soldiers’ handbook
1940 Red Cross handbook
Stars & Stripes & other WWII newspapers
WWII photos
U.S. compass
Brass artillery shell
Brass shell ashtray
Boy Scout mess kit & canteen
Hand corn planter
1975 Bicentennial Commemorative medal
Farm ledgers from the 1910’s
Wagner Ware & Griswold frying pans
Few pocket knives: Kabar, Buck & Winchester
Korium Solingen Germany dagger, nude women handled w/sheath
Solingen Germany butcher knife
(2) 1960 Diko Baumritter swivel chairs (1 with damage)
Anti-aircraft toy gun
Few farm toys
Jar full of marbles
42”x53” framed Labatt Blue mirror
Pitcher & bowl
Framed prints
(6) Dale Earnhardt 1980 Sun-Drop bottles, unopened
8-packet of Mountain Dew glass bottles, unopened


Round dining room table w/4 chairs
Pro Form Mod. 825 elliptical
Cold Spot upright freezer
Upholstered sofa
Bundy trombone in case
Stereo speakers
Canon T50 35mm camera w/telescopic lens
Olympus OM-10 35mm camera

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