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Saturday, August 27th, 2016 @ 10:00AM

LOCATION: 11862 Sycamore Ave. Grant, MI 49327 (1 Mile east of the traffic light in Grant)

DIRECTIONS: Take M-37 north of Grand Rapids 25 miles or south of Newaygo 6 miles to State St./120th St., (Traffic Light) east 1 mile to Sycamore Ave. north ½ mile. (Newaygo Co.)

TERMS: Cash or good check day of Auction. Master Card or VISA with 5% service fee. (We subscribe to Pay-Tec, A NATIONAL CHECK COLLECTION COMPANY.

To settle the Estate of the late Henry & Helen Roeters, 85 years life-long area residents, a Live On-site Public Auction will be held.

NOTE: Henry owned and operated Roeters Farm Equipment for over 60 years, located just east of Grant. Henry and Helen were both interested in and collected farm primitives and unusual collectibles. Henry enjoyed showing his crawlers and tractors at the Buckley Tractor show. There is a large assortment of good antiques and collectibles also. These along with the guns, late model Ford Escape, antique tractors, Caterpillar crawlers, like new zero-turn mower & Mid-Century Modern SLIGH furniture, will make this an Estate auction worth your special attention!

The Roeters family would like to take this opportunity to thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

NOTE # 2: We will have a little off street parking, lunch by church ladies, portable restrooms and wash-up station. Loader tractor available.

NOTE # 3: Roeters Farm Equipment & Repair Shop will be closed on Sat. Aug. 27


10:00AM: 2 rings selling collectibles & farm primitives.

Approx. 12Noon: selling guns followed by Caterpillars, tractors & mower

Selling quality & interesting items all day!!!

Inspection for crawlers, tractors & auto: Friday, August 26th 4:00PM-5:00PM


1930 Caterpillar Mod. Ten “High-Clearance” crawler, flathead 4 cyl. gas, 8” tracks, crank start, PTO, runs,  Ser. # PT-3962 (Henry showed this crawler at the Buckley Show)

1933 Caterpillar Mod. Twenty, flathead 4 cyl. gas, 10” tracks, crank start, PTO, runs,  Ser. # 8C465

1936 Caterpillar Mod. Twenty-Two, 4 cyl. gas, 13” tracks, crank start, PTO, runs, Ser. # 2F6491W

1934 Caterpillar Mod. Twenty-Two, 4 cyl. gas, 10” tracks, hand crank start, PTO, non-running, Ser. # 2F-1087

1930 Caterpillar Mod. Fifteen, flathead 4 cyl. gas, 10” tracks, hand crank start with PTO reducer pulley, non-running, Ser. # PV-6814

Mid 1920’s Caterpillar Mod. Two-Ton, non-running, Ser. # N/A


1963 John Deere Mod. 1010 “High-Clearance”, WF, front weights, 3pt., 540/1000PTO, 3058 hrs., new seat, new 11.2X24” tires, Ser. # 37074

1946 B.F. Avery Mod. A, NF, fenders, single front wheel, wheel weights, rear belt pulley, 10X24” tires, Ser. # 8A-209

1955 Minneapolis Moline Mod. ZBU, NF, fenders, remote hyd., 13.6X38” tires, Ser. # 6202804


2011 Ford Escape XLT, all-wheel drive, 4-door, Duratec V-6 “Flex Fuel” automatic, loaded, power everything, 37,576 miles, looks new! VIN # 1FMCU9DG9BKC70943


2013 Woods Mod. FZ-25D zero turn mower with Mod. MX61, 61” commercial mower deck, water cooled Kubota 3 cyl. Diesel (375 hours, 1 owner)


SLIGH Grand Rapids made, Mid-Century Modern furniture, purchased new by the Roeters in the late 1940’s including: (2) upholstered lounge chairs; 2 pc. armless arm chair love seat; (2) end tables; buffet; 4 piece bedroom outfit including bookcase head board, (2) night stands & 8 drawer double dresser

Mission OAK rocker

Youth rocker

Press back chair

(2) Trunks

Glass door book case

Twig art rocker, love seat, chairs & lamp stand

Several rocking chairs

Wicker rocker

Primitive wood scoop

Table lamps



Mixing bowls

Fire King bowls

Cups & saucers

Tootsie toys

Finger lamps

Kerosene table lamp

Sad irons

Big little books

Hard cover books

Milking stool

6 gal. milk bottle cooler

Neck yokes & eveners

Horse hames

Misc. antique tools

Large pressure gauges

Antique car parts

Vacuum gauges

Monkey wrenches

Large machenry wrenches

Hand potato planter

Hand corn planter

Hand plant transplanter


Lead melter

Saw vise

Hand duster

Popcorn popper

(5) Bee smokers

Several brass torches

Minnow bucket

Wood adv. boxes

Ford Model A or T parts

Hand crank grinder

Duct pipe crimper

Cream can

Sm. cast iron hog kettle

Counter top balance scales

Chick water

Platform scales

Collection of hay hooks

Copper whisky still parts

Copper milk bucket

Brass bells

Framed prints

Collection of 1/64 scale farm toys

Griswold waffle iron with base

Cast wall lamp holder

Mark Twain hard cover books

Hardy Hole anvil

Dinner triangle bell

Strutco metal truck

Strutco metal crane

Cattle semi

Farm toy tractors

Kitchen tins

Cast iron toys

Cherry pitters

Sad iron collection

Gas irons

Stanley # 46 molding plane

Dasher butter churn

Barn beam hand drill

A.C.R. date nails

Brush axe

Hand carved Lune, Bear, Beaver & Otter, newer but nice!

Implement seat stools

Milk cans

Lanyard scales

Harness spreaders

Antique wrenches

Granite ware coffee pots

LARGE fruit jar collection, dozens & dozens, many unusual & rare!!

Primitive cross cut saw vise

(2) Hand crank grist mills

Toy cast iron range

Condiment set

Dasey #40 hand crank butter churn

(4) Unusual hand crank produce bag stitchers

SS milk bucket

LP hot plate

Pitcher pump

(2) Foot powered seed sorters

Unusual fruit jar lids

Horse collars

RR water can

Hand crank wall bell

Barn door hinges

Huge country mail box

Primitive chest

(14) cast iron implement seats (Rock Island Plow Co., American Harrow Co. M. Moody & Sons etc. etc.)

Ox yoke

Fruit press

Youth chairs

Primitive tool chest

Primitive bird houses

RR tie carrier

Wood buggy jack

Ice tongs

Log tongs

7UP cooler

Primitive wood rake

Dynamite auger

Log pike


Union Twist Drill Co. store display

Primitive push garden seeder

Hay sling

Fire extinguishers

Cant hook

Ford Model T dash

Copper boilers

Hat rack with mirror

Balance scales

Breast drill

Turntable with records

Buck saws

1 & 2 man cross cut saws

Hand saws

Unusual dynamite hole digger

(2) RR spike pullers

Horse anchors

Walking sticks

Large dehorner

Ice cream table with 4 chairs

16’ log pike

Primitive cattle fence trainer

Steel pulleys

Copper kettle

(7) hand made wood models  made by local artist Dan Bonthuis, including: semi/roadster/steam locomotive/backhoe/fire engine/bull dozer/Ford Mod. A auto)

Wyandotte Truck Lines semi-truck

Paper weight

Metal toy banks

Slik toy tractor

Draw shaves

Corked jugs

Beaded purse

Krout cutter

Hay knife

Miniature anvil


Wood mallet

Drum bug drill

Steel wheel

Planet Jr. wrench

Wood planes

Block planes

(2) Stone Indian artifacts

Set of china

Collectible glassware

Doll cradle

Hand crank wet stone

Brass spittoon

Egg crate

Collectors Edition table radio

Collection of cast iron trivets

Framed 1901 Abe Lincoln print

1918 Camp Custer framed print

Framed cow print

Sit down peddle stone grinding wheel

Herman Milkers 2 gal. crock dispenser

Soap stone

Wringer washer

Wash tubs

Cream can marked Muskegon Sanitary Dairy

Glass ball and claw organ stool with back

Kerosene heater

(5) John Deere plow clevises

Wall mount coffee grinder

Wood pulleys

Antique car wind shield

Boxes of antique hand tools

Hand corn sheller

Souvenir spoon collection

RR switching lamp

Well rope pulley

Much knick knacks

Few pieces of Depression glass

Oil lamps


Much More!


OAK dining room set with table & 6 chairs by Richardson Bros.

(3) Bar stools

Samsung 21” TV


NEW Tapen gas range

Small kitchen appliances


Kitchen utensils

Pots & pans

Everyday dishes

Dinette set with 6 chairs

8’ pool table, slate top, with accessories

Athena 2000 sewing machine in cabinet


Sewing basket

Bassett dresser

Double bed



Card tables

Dozens of folding chairs

Metal stools


Folding aluminum tables

Elect. roaster

Canning equipment

IHC Mod. 158 chest freezer

Modern chest freezer



Lamp table

File cabinet with built in safe

4-drawer file cabinet


Office chair

Paper shredder

FAX / Phone / Copier

Elect. typewriter


Savage Mod. 110E, 30-06, bolt action w/Bushnell variable scope #E874203

Savage Mod. 110B Series J, 30-06, bolt action #EC610726

Remington Mod. Woodsmaster 742, 30-06 auto-load #7060403

Remington Mod. ML, 50 cal. Inline w/3-9 Tasco scope #ML024847

Remington Mod. 522, .22 cal. autoload, mag-feed #3053509 (new in box)

Rangmatic range finder

Paper shotgun shells

Custom made, tandem axle 12’X7’ trailer with cargo space for 4 wheeler & top boat carrier (Henry used this for moose hunting trips to Canada)

Sable Safer Co. 2-door combination floor safe converted to gun safe 39 ½” wide, 29 ½” deep X 72 ½” high

Combination floor safe, 23” wide, 23” deep X 23” high

Yamaha Mod. 200E shaft-drive 3 wheel ATV

14’ aluminum deep-V fishing boat with trailer

12’ fiberglass fishing boat

Boat ores

Canoe paddles

40” mounted moose antlers

Coleman cooler

Snow shoes

Beaver pelt on frame

Fish nets

Fishing poles

Tackle box full

Fish spears

(8) hand carved wood duck decoys (old)

Leg hold traps

11’ konibear traps

Lead ladle

ATV gun case

Fiberglass bow

Coleman catalytic heater

Box traps

Camp axe

Wicker trapper’s basket


Unusual leg hold and killer traps

Coleman propane lantern with 4’ extension


Dip net


8’X12’ Gambrel roof shed

8’X11’ Gambrel roof shed

Pallet racking

Tool boxes full

Letter/number stamp set

Depth gauges


New Coleman cordless drill

Brass shut off valves

Horse shoe set

Bad mitten set

Elect. snow thrower

Wheel barrow

Char-Broil gas grill

Approx. 55’ telescoping, 3 leg CB antenna (needs some repair)

5 gal bucket of maple tree spickets

Organizers full

Socket sets


Post hole digger

Heavy tie down straps

Table produce scales

Skil saw

Battery charger

Garden sprayer

Pickup truck auxiliary fuel tank

Tire chains

Cable ground anchor (screw type)

Sprinkler heads

Trickle battery charger

Fence chargers

Hand seeder

Many garden tools

Spot light

Sewer snake

Fuel transport tank

Square Deal safety switches

Garden hose

Plastic fence post

Chicken wire

Lawn furniture

Sheppard hooks

Large pile of landscaping stones

Auto safety kit

Several hand drum pumps

Bar clamps

Pole saw

Fire place set

Misc. hand tools from the home shop

Rakes, hose, shovels, axes etc.

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