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Saturday, August 25th 2018 @ 10:00 AM

LOCATION: On the farm at 928 West Hanson Rd. Scottville, MI 49454 (1 ½ miles Northwest of Scottville, MI)

DIRECTIONS: From Ludington take US-10 East 4 miles to Stiles Rd., North 1 ½ miles to Hanson Rd. then East 1 ¾ miles. OR from Baldwin/M-37 take US-10 West 21 miles to US-31 North, go North 1 ½ miles to Hanson Rd. then West 1 ½ miles. OR from Manistee take M-37 South 18 miles to W. Hanson Rd. then West 1 ½ miles.  (Mason Co.)

To help settle the Estate of the late Marvyn D. Kelsey a Public Auction will be held.

NOTE: Marvyn was a Veteran and served his country in Korea. He retired in 1991 after 30 years of service with the state of Michigan. He was well known locally as “Honky the Clown” and was involved with and served his community. He was an original American Picker, traveling the back roads looking for treasures with a special interest in motorcycles, motorcycle parts & accessories and automobiles. These interests are reflected in the huge amount of motorcycles, parts and autos.

If you are into this kind of thing, make plans to be just Northwest of Scottville, MI on Sat. Aug. 25 @ 10:00AM for the start of this most interesting Estate Auction.

There will be some off-street parking, lunch truck and port-a-jons for your convenience.


2 to 3 Rings at 10:00AM with motorcycle parts from the start

Autos selling approximately 12NOON

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.)

INSPECTION: Friday, August 24th 4:00PM-6:00PM


Approx. 15 new leather motorcycle saddle bags

Approx. 20 new leather vest

Approx. 20 new leather chaps

Approx. 60 new leather jackets

Dozens of new motorcycle helmets

Dozens of new motorcycle boots

Dozens of new motorcycle leather jackets

Dozens of moto-cross gloves

New replacement motorcycle seat covers

Dozens of Moto-Cross knobby “take off” tires

Kawasaki Mod. S-2 350 3-cylinder, 2-stroke engine

Dozens of Honda Gold Wing body parts

100’s of motorcycle turn signals

Snow mobile parts

New Aquatic scooter

Motorcycle trophies

New motorcycle cable/locks w/alarms

Motorcycle factory manuals

1000’s & 1000’s of motorcycle parts, bins full, sorted, Mostly organized parts, carbs, lights, heads, jugs, speedometers, tacks, clutch baskets, starters, fenders, bolts etc. etc.

Engine blocks & transmissions

NOS pistons & piston rings


100’s of motorcycle seats

100’s of motorcycle take off tires

Many SS motorcycle exhaust pipes

Many new ATV wheel rims

Dozens of NEW “Formula Brand” motocross & street tires

NOS motorcycle parts & cables

Dozens of motorcycle ferrying’s & saddle bags

100’s of motorcycle mufflers

100’s of plastics

100’s of rear shocks & front forks

100’s of motorcycle gas tanks


MOTORCYCLES: (From late 60’s to mid-80’s mostly Japanese)

Approx. 100 motorcycles, mostly Japanese, dirt bikes & street bikes mostly used as parts bikes

Shop built 3-wheel motorcycle w/Yamaha power drive

(10) NEW 1981 Yamaha Heritage Special motorcycles without engines (Will be sold together)


Overview of motorcycles with titles:

1980 Kawasaki KZ440

1981 Kawasaki CSR305

1977 Yamaha 500

1978 Honda CD400 Automatic

1976 Honda GL1000 Goldwing

1983 Yamaha Venture XVE12

1981 Kawasaki KZ305E

1978 Yamaha XS850

1971 Honda CL100

1984 Honda GL1200

Overview of motorcycles without titles:

1982 Honda CB650

1977 Yamaha 250

1977 Yamaha DT250

1978 Honda XL250S

1981 Honda CM400E

1978 Honda XL175

1975 Suzuki TC185

1971 Kawasaki 125

1971 Kawasaki 175

1980 Suzuki GS450TX

1982 Suzuki GN250Z

1973 Suzuki TS185

1972 Honda 250

1980 Suzuki GS450L

1972 Honda CB500

1971 Honda SL350

1974 Honda CB360

1971 Kawasaki 100

Lots of motorcycles not listed, come to the Auction and check it out!


1922 Hudson 2-door, partially restored, flat head 6, seats have been recovered, car number 417721 (w/title, running)

1913 STUTZ Bear Cat “clone car” built by Darrel Smith, custom steel body with Datsun OHC 4 cyl. gas engine (running)

RESTORED 1949 Chevrolet Coupe Deluxe, 4-door, straight 6-cylinder, 3 speed on column, rebuilt brakes, master cylinder, & springs, 20,251 miles VIN # GAA686887 (has had valve job, runs out great, original interior, owner’s manual & title)

1964 Chevrolet Corvair (project car w/title)

Many starters, alternators, head lamps & other auto parts

Ford luggage racks

100’s of auto hub caps

Dozens of auto manuals

Many steering wheels

100’s of NOS automotive supplies

Auto rims

Luggage racks

Auto shocks


Popcorn wagon on trailer

Walk behind garden tractor

Coin-op Magic Gumball machine

Slot machine

Approx. 400,000 baseball cards, mostly 1980’s

1000’s of Military & Political trading cards

Theater seats

Farm primitives

2-burner kerosene stove

Large quantity of coin collecting supplies

6-pane windows

Popcorn cart

Snow sled

Buck saws

Oak desk

Many vintage hand tools

Dozens of panel windows

Lightning rods

Brass torch

Corn knife

The Hartford adv. clock

Avon bottles

Large screw jacks

Canoe paddles

New in box dolls

Wood planes

Vintage telephones

Large Elvis collection (albums, velvet paintings, St. signs, 8 tracks, plates etc.

Hay knife

Wood spoke wheels

Vintage ice boat frame

Barn wood

Approx. 30 vintage parking meters

Parking meter parts & manuals

Chicken crate



220V air compressor

Evenrude outboard motor

Cherry picker

Sinclair plastic 3-wheel pedal/ battery-op car

(2) Shop Smiths

New shop vac

NEW airless paint sprayer

100’s of new small items

100’s of sport clothing Pro-Sports, Thor, Fox & others


Popcorn machine

Several new power saws

Oil can collection

Metal shop cabinets

100’s of hand tools and wrenches

Many, many new in box power tools

New tarps

10’ folding tables

(4) 12’ roller conveyors

Radial arm saw

Chain saws

Several tool boxes full

Battery charger

Air nailers


Chicken wire

Gas engines

Outers smoker

Several 5’ tables

Many bikes

Wheel chair

Stacking chairs, some new

Power chair

Dozens of gas cans

Several air compressors

Ryobi cordless tool set

(9) Commercial overhead lights

Ladder jacks

Hose real

(2) Food savers

Horse shoe sets

Organizers full of hardware

Handicap lift

Fiberglass trailer body

Dip nets

Pickup camper jacks

Outdoor speakers

2 ½” shut off valves

Lawn chairs

Camp chairs


Camp stove

Camping gear

Ice fishing gear


Line trimmers

Post hole digger


Golf clubs

New wood picture frames

2-ton chain fall

Mini refrigerator

Christmas decorations

Makita chop saw

(6) Port-a-Safes w/alarms

Several Multimeters

New motorcycle cable/locks w/alarms

Elect. cords

Approx. 90 glass blocks

New roll towel dispensers

Large, large quantity of scrap iron

Rakes, hoes, shovels etc. etc.

Many items packed away yet to be found!

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