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Thursday afternoon June 26th, 2014 starting at 2:00PM

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to absolutely no place to park at the VanManen home on Leonard Rd, all items have been moved to the location listed below. We want to thank the owners of this home, Terry & Dorothy DuBridge for allowing the VanManens to hold their Auction here.

LOCATION: At the house 0-1705 Parkland Court, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

DIRECTIONS: In Grand Rapids take US-131 to the Leonard St. exit # 87, west 7 miles to 14th Ave., south ¼ mile to Parkland Court, west to Auction. OR from Allendale take  M-45 / Lake Mich. Dr. east 6 miles to 14th Ave., north ¾ mile to Parkland Court then west to Auction. (Ottawa Co.)

Having moved into Lincoln Square Senior Living Community, we have commissioned Art Smith Auctioneers to sell the tractors, tools, household and other personal property at live public auction. We would like to invite you to attend our auction and thank you in advance for your time.

Very best regards,

Gerald & Dorothy VanManen

NOTE: Gerald & Dorothy are lifelong Tallmadge Township residents. Gerald has been with Standard Oil company for over 60 years and started VanManen Oil Co. nearly 40 years ago. Most of us locals had our oil and gas delivered by Jerry for many years and he also operated a custom field spraying business back in the 1960’s. He has been a die-hard Allis Chalmers man for nearly 80 years and it shows in these 4 very nice examples of the early AC tractor lineup. Come out and spend the afternoon with us on Leonard Rd west of Wilson Ave. for this interesting auction.

NOTE # 2: The household items are out of their beautiful walk out home and everything coming out of the home is in excellent condition!! If you are looking for some nice home furnishings, be sure to attend this live auction event. Everything must and will be sold.

 For your convenience we will have off street parking, lunch wagon, port-a-jons and wash-up station.

TERMS: Cash or good check day of the auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee. Not responsible for accidents or items once sold. We subscribe to PAYTEK, a national check collection company.


2:00PM Ring 1: Shop Tools

2:00PM Ring 2: Glassware, Collectibles & Household

Approx. 4:00PM: Tractors, Equipment & Gas Pumps

Approx. 4:00PM: Furniture


1953 Allis Chalmers Mod. WD-45, NF, Power Steering!, nice paint, fenders, Snap Coupler,  power lift, 14.9X28” tires, 45HP, very nice condition! Ser. # 155459

1950 Allis Chalmers Mod. WD, NF, nice paint, fenders, Snap Coupler, 12.4X28” tires, 36HP, very nice condition! Ser. # 69003

1939 Allis Chalmers Mod. B, WF, rear belt pulley, fenders, new seat, nice paint, Ser. # B13357

1949 Allis Chalmers Mod. B, WF, power lift, PTO, 11X24” tires, back blade, (rebuilt engine) Ser. # 93365

AC 5’ snap coupler brush hog

AC 9’ snap coupler disc

AC 6’ snap coupler back blade with extensions

Tandem axle hand pump hyd. dump trailer

John Deere 2bt steel wheeled plow

3-section drag


Husqvarna Mod. RZ-4621 zero turn lawn mower, 21 HP with 710 one owner hours

John Deere Mod. 175 Hydro lawn mower, 17HP with 38” deck

42” pull behind lawn sweeper

Weed Eater gas leaf blower

3HP edger

Garden cart

Lawn tractor tire chains

Lawn roller

Lawn dump trailer with elect. over hyd. dump box

Pull type lawn fertilizer spreader

Honda rear tine rototiller with new engine

Push mower

Wheel barrow

New 6.5HP gas engine, horz. shaft

Limb trimmers

Garden sprayer

Chain saws

Elect. hedge trimmers

Rakes, hoes, shovels, etc. etc.


Acetylene torch set on cart

Pipe vice on tripod

Pipe cutter & threader

Trash pump with gas engine

Craftsman table saw

Pro-Tec table saw

Lincoln arc welder

(2) Bench grinders

Bench Mod. drill press

Welding rod

Organizers full

Nuts & bolts



Socket sets

Wrench sets

S&K sockets

Elect. drills

Upright air compressor

Large horz. air compressor

Paint sprayers

Drill index

Drill bits

Hole saw set

Chain fall

5gal. rear-end oil with pump

Parts washer

Delta power miter box

Hyd. jacks

STACK-ON roll-a-bout tool chest with top tool box

Shop cart

Hand press

Dremel tool with bits

Jig saw

Gear puller

Delta 1” belt & 5” disc sander

Shop vac

Drill vise

Disc grinder



Crow bars

Air hose reel

Battery charger

Pallet jack

Acetylene torch gauges & hoses


Fuel tank on stand

Barbed wire


Aluminum extension ladder

Aluminum step ladder

Rain Bird sprinklers

Hand truck

Axes & mauls

Gas cans

Ball mounts


Log chains

Chain binders

Pipe fittings

Copper fittings

Motor oil

Halogen lights on stand

Allis Chalmers tractor lights, generator, carberator etc. etc.

Bird houses

Tractor seats

Mole traps

Generac 4000 watt generator

Wood crates

28” tractor tire chains

Folding tables

Scoop shovels

Shepard hooks

Schwinn girls 5sp. bike

10sp. mountain bike

Lawn ornaments

Bird bath

Coleman gas lantern

(2) Sets of golf clubs

Fence stretcher


Bennett 2-panel gas pump Mod. 966

Wayne visible gas pump

Gas pump glass globe

SOLITE GASOLINE two sided sidewalk sign

Amoco sign post 15’ tall, no sign

Steel wheels

Platform scales

5 gal. adv. oil cans

Allis Chalmers thermometer

Barn rope


Gym-Dandy 4 wheel peddle vehicle, newer

5-gal. Lube Oil can

Monkey wrench

Standard Oil 5 gal. can

Brass torch

Kerosene pump mail box post

Figurine collections

Crystal collectibles

Precious Moments items

Cups & saucers

Tea pot collection Approx. 30

Cruet collection Approx. 30

Truck banks

Collector plates

Tea sets

Silver ware

Set of Ivory China

Misc. collectible glassware

Floor lamp

Art Glass vases

Martha Washington sewing cabinet

Lift top desk

Framed colored prints

OAK bench

16 drawer storage unit

Hand corn planter

Several repo Allis Chalmers tin signs

Wicker stand

Rocking chair

Youth rocker

Turned leg fern table

Blanket chest

Souvenir spoon collection

Framed mirror on stand

Model cars


OAK china hutch with drop front desk

Whirlpool “Duet Sport” front load automatic washer

Whirlpool “Duet Sport” elect. dryer

Singer sewing machine

7 piece modern wicker porch set

(2) Rocker recliners

Porch swing

Wrought iron patio furniture

Flower shelf

Grandfather clock

Portable TV

3pc. 1950’s bedroom suite

Night stand

Folding chairs

Digital table scales

Console stereo

Book shelves

Air Gometer exercise bike

Computer desk

Self storing game table with 4 chairs

Love seat


Platform rocker

Entertainment center

Wicker rocker

3pc. Bedroom set

Wall clocks

Sumter 7 drawer chest with framed mirror

Sumter 8 drawer chest on chest

Storage bench/seat

Flower stand

Porch bench

Wall tables

Table lamps

Queen Ann table

End tables

Everyday dishes

Etc. etc. etc.

The following items are just an overview of collectibles & furniture added to this Auction June 18th 2014. Please the see the pictures page for several pictures at the bottom of the page. Note: the furniture was packed away and not many pictures are available.


Snow shoes

Snow skies

Pepsi & Coke wood cases

Shoulder mount deer

Wool Army blanket

Army clothes

OAK candy display case

Oil lamps

Duck decoys

Marble bathroom countertop w/sink

Pedestal bathroom sink

Cast iron pot

Primitive wood berry lug

Johnny Lightning & Winners Circle toy NASCAR toys

NASCAR collectibles

OAK chairs

Hanging lamps

Large doll

Jim Beam bottles

Table lamps



Brass light fixtures

Youth Jenny Lind bed

Bentwood rocker

Cristal glassware

Youth books

Hand meat grinder

Cherry pitter

Brass & glass table

Framed pictures & prints

Baseball mitt

MARBLES hunting knife

Farm toys

REPO cast iron mechanical banks

Fly rod

Walking sticks

Folding high chair/stroller

Fire engine

Star Wars

Drop front desk

Baby stroller

Marble top Victorian lamp table


Bailey wood plane

Carpenters tools chest

Twig art stand


Printers drawer

Plank bench

Park bench

1971 & 1973 Lagrange County “Non Motor Vehicle” license plates

Ox yoke

Hubley bull dozer

Tonka toys

Hot Wheels in case

Standard Oil maps

(4) Haywood Wakefield wood chairs

Wicker sofa

Pitcher pump

Etc. etc.


Pony saddle

(2) 6’ folding tables

Rubbermaid corner deck box, new in box

Canoe paddles

Shop built grill (looks like tractor)

Gas log decretive space heater

½ bu. of golf balls

Camp chairs

Gun cases

Boat cover

Fishing tackle, rods & reels


Radio controlled excavator

Etc. etc.

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