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LOCATION: 13405 Ellis Road, Conklin, MI 49403

DIRECTIONS: From Grand Rapids take M-37 North 10 miles to 13 Mile Road, then West 10 miles. OR from Muskegon take M-46 (Apple Ave.)  East 10 miles to Moorland Road, South 5 miles to Ellis Road, East 3 ½ miles. OR 2 miles South & ½ mile East of Ravenna.  OR 11 miles straight West of Sparta on 13 mile road. (Muskegon Co.)

TERMS: Cash or good check day of Auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee. We subscribe to Pay-Tec (a national check collection company).

Due to the death of my husband, Dick Ritz, I will soon be selling my home of 53 years and moving into a condo, therefore I have commissioned Art Smith Auctioneers to conduct a Live Public Auction to sell the items listed. My family and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you in advance for taking the time to attend my Auction.

Very best regards,

Sandy Ritz

NOTE: Dick was a machine repairman at General Motors, starting out at Diesel Equipment Division on Burlingame Ave. then retiring from the GM plant in Coopersville. He had a small hobby farm here on Ellis Ave. for over 50 years and enjoyed farming and his work shop. He enjoyed building furniture, repairing machinery and hunting.  His work shop was pretty much complete for metal or wood working. He bought quality tools and took good care of them. Make plans to be on Ellis Ave. just south of Ravenna on Monday July 21st @ 2:00PM for the start of interesting Auction of quality items.

For you convenience we will have port-a-jons, wash-up station and good food from the lunch wagon. Also, giving away an “American Farm Collectibles” book at the start of the Auction!

2-Auction Rings @ 2:00PM

Tractors & equipment selling about 4:00PM, followed by the guns


1943 Ford Mod. 9-N, 3pt., fenders, WF, 11.2X28” tires, Ser. # 236510

1943 Ford Mod. 9-N, 3pt., fenders, WF, 12.4X28” tires, 12 volt, Ser. # 119495


3pt. 6’ field cultivator

3pt. 1 bt. plow

3pt. 6’ disc

3pt. 6’ back blade

3pt. forks

12’ drag

2 bt. cyl. trailer plow

Hay wagon with running gears

Utility trailer

Tandem axle stock trailer (rough)

Shop built sprayer (55 gal. drum)


One owner 1985 Chevy Custom Deluxe 10, V-8, three speed on the column, regular cab, 8’ box, VIN # CCC14H6FF359210


Husqvarna Mod. G.T.H. 200 Hydrostatic lawn tractor, 20HP twin Kohler with 46” deck & 628 hours

Troy-Bilt 4HP “Tuffy” rear tine rototiller

Troy-Bilt 5.5HP two stage, self-propelled 24” snow blower with elect. start

Toro self-propelled lawn mower

Ranch King 38” lawn sweeper

Agri-Fab 34” lawn sweeper

Snapper Mod. BT-8 rear tine rototiller (needs work)

Push lawn fertilizer spreader

(3) Line trimmers

Push mower

Lawn tractor cart

Lawn hand cart

Wheel barrow

Garden hose

Garden sprayer

Bug lights

Swing set

50 lb. of 19-19-19 fertilizer

Several chain saws

Lawn dethatcher

Shop built volley- ball post w/ steel wheel bases

Rakes, hoes, shovels, post hole digger, forks etc. etc.


Craftsman “Quick Change” metal lathe on bench 48” bed, 3 & 4 jaw chucks plus accessories

I&T (Implement & Tractor) Shop Service  manual, JD, AC, Ford, IHC, JI Case, Oliver, (5 ½” thick, Dealers Shop Manual Binder)

I&T Price Book

Other shop & tractor manuals

Craftsman router

Router table

Other routers

Acetylene torch set, complete on cart

Lincoln arc welder

Delta 10” contractors table saw

Cummins floor mod. drill press

Dewalt disc grinder

Dremel tool

Ryobi biscuit jointer

Dewalt biscuit jointer

Ridgid power miter saw

Delta 14” band saw on stand

Scroll saw


Skil saw

Belt-disc sander

Elect. drills

Work bench with 5” vise

Double bench grinder on pedestal

Porter Cable brad nailer

Magnaforce 3HP air compressor

Skil jig saw

Drill Doctor

Bosch cordless drill

Angle drill

Milwaukee port-a-band saw

Diesel Equip. Division shop built tool box with vise

SK socket set and other SK wrenches & tools

Brown & Sharp digital caliper

Snap-On Allen wrench set plus other Snap-On wrenches & tools

Stanley dovetail tool

Starrett depth gauges



Other precision tools


Chanel locks


Vise grips


Punch sets


Sure Shot sprayer

Forstner bit set up to 2 1/8”

Tubing cutter & flaring kit

Picture frame clamps

Several router bit sets

Shaper bits


Nuts & bolts

Ready heater

Brake tools

¾” Craftsman socket set


Several shop vacs.



Organizers full of screws etc.

Rockwell “Soni-Crafter”

Hand tire bead breaker

Shop built air compressor

Step ladders

Sewer snake

Saw horses

Elect. pressure washer

B&D work mate

Grease gun

Many MANY bar clamps

Halogen lights

Hand saws

Misc. sockets

Hobby Craft set

Machinist tool box

Roll-a-bout tool box

Other tool boxes

Drill indexes

Drill bits

Tap & dies

Screw drivers

Wood clamps

Crow bars

Wood rasp

Crescent wrenches

Pipe wrenches


Drill vise

Chain binder


Saw blades

Sand paper

Pipe wrenches

Gear pullers

Halogen lights

Adjustable level work table

Car ramps

Step ladder

Etc. Etc.


Marlin Mod. 336, lever, .32S, with scope #F26264

Winchester Mod. 12, 16ga. pump hammerless #508055

Stevens Mod. 94-A, 12ga. single with hammer

Winchester Mod. 1200, 12ga. pump with “Quick Point” #L901565

Marlin Mod. 38, .22 pump tube feed, hammerless #A3695

Norma 6.5 Jap, military rifle, bolt action #98298 (compass in stock)

Marbles cleaning boxes

Gun cases

Misc. hunting items


Ammo boxes

10 gun wall stand

Bear “White Tail Hunter” compound bow

 # 2117 New & used arrows

Fishing gear

Elect. meat grinder (shop built)

Meat saw

Schab Safe Co. floor safe-18” deep, 16” wide & 25” high, lock does not work


Snow plow blade

Cement mixer

8’ aluminum pickup cap

4 rolls of snow fence

Misc. rough cut lumber (some walnut)



Gas engines


55 gal drum

5’ roller conveyor

Picnic table

Scrap elect. wire

Fence charger

Elect. motors

Chicken wire

Tire chains

Scrap iron

20 lb. LP tanks


Log chains

Chain fall

Schwinn “Frontier” bike

Schwinn girls & boys bikes

Schwinn “Cruiser” Hollywood bike

Wash tubs

Hog trough


Hyd. cylinders

3pt. draw bar

Elect. fence wire


4pc. pole barn steel

Hog ear tattoo

Steer banding tools

Wood extension ladder

Kerosene heater

Elect. fireplace logs

Schwinn “Evolution” exercise bike

2-burner LP hot plate

Wood working books

1 gal. of Roundup

(2) Plastic bushel baskets

Aluminum rocker

Canning jars

Wine bottle corks

Bottle cappers

Motor oil

Gas cans

Wood box, fits 3pt. forks


Cider press with apple crusher

Brass & glass cabinet

Hand seeder

Hand potato planter

Elector set

Dart board

US Military knife

Wine bottle corks new & uses

(3) Wood wine kegs

55 gal wood keg

Large cast iron/porcelain kitchen sink with legs

Exterior doors


Seasoned cut & split fire wood, stored in shed, pile is approx. 23’ long, 6’ high & 6’ wide

Seasoned cut & split fire wood, stored outside, (4) stacks each 15’ long, 4’ high & 18” wide


(2) 6-place cafeteria tables with seats

Fold down sofa

Folding chairs

Sylvania TV with Wii


Bread maker

(2) 2 drawer legal file cabinets

Set of bunk beds

Dressing table

OAK desk

4-drawer dresser

Office chair


Etc. etc.

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