Live On-site Public Auction

Thursday, June 5th 2014 @ 2:00PM

LOCATION: 17508 Trufant Ave. Sand Lake MI 49343

DIRECTIONS: Take US-131 north of Grand Rapids 22 miles or south of Big Rapids 29 miles to the Sand Lake exit #110 (22 Mile Rd) east 1 ½ miles to Northland Rd., north 2 miles to Stanton Rd., east 7 miles to Masters Rd., south 1 ½ miles OR 9 miles north of Greenville or 8 miles south of Lakeview on M-91 to Stanton Rd., west 6 miles (thru Trufant) to Masters Rd., south 1 ½ miles (Kent Co.)

Having retired and having plans of selling our farm of 76 acreages we have hired Art Smith Auctioneers to conduct a Live Auction at our home to help complete our plans.

Steve & Marjo Christensen

NOTE: Folks, this is a wonderful Auction out in the country. The farm has been in the family for over 125 years! We have been thru the barns and found many primitives from past generations, but there is sure to be more finds from over a century of farm living. Quality shop tools, JD mower, quad runner, guns and many farm primitives makes this Auction worth your attention!

TERMS: Cash or good check. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee. We subscribe to PayTec Solutions, a national check collection company. All items to be paid in full  Auction day.

Lunch wagon, port-a-jons & wash station on-site for your convenience.


2:00PM Ring 1: Shop Tools

2:00PM Ring 2: Primitives & Collectibles

Approx. 3:30PM: Guns, Quad, Mower & Boats


Chicago Electric 9hp 3500 watt generator on dolly w/elect start (1-owner, like new)

2-ton hydraulic floor jack

Pedestal grinder

Acetylene torch set on cart

Manual tire changer

Tire balancer

Bead braker

5hp 30 gal air compressor (nice)

1hp shallow well pump & tank (new in box)

1/2 ton chain fall


¾” SAE socket set

1” socket set w/braker bar

Craftsman CI traveling lawn sprinkler

(2) Handyman jacks

40ft aluminum step ladder

(2) 8ft fiberglass step ladders

(2) 6ft fiberglass step ladders

Wood step & extension ladders

Atlas Workshop table saw/joiner

DeWalt 10” radial arm saw

Power miter box

Poulan chainsaw

Toro S-200 gas snow thrower

Milwaukee ½” hammer drill


Makita elect drill

Miller Falls 22” hand planer (new in box)

Impact wrench

Gas cans & funnels

Garden sprayer

Portable power planer

Grease guns

Ammo box

Skil saw

Bar clamps

Belt sander

Tire irons

Gas line trimmer

Post driver

Ladder jacks

Elect cords

Air hoses

Lawn sprinkler

Crow bars

Elect heater

Silage forks

Log chains

Chain binders

Aluminum scoop shovels

Rakes, hoes & shovels

Glo-Warm LP wall heater

Pitch forks

Hay forks

Hand drywall lift

Bull & finish floats

Transit & pole

Wood clamps

4ft lawn roller

Elect polisher

Mr. Heater

Coil spring compressor set

Bee keepers cover

Lead wheel weights

Hand saws

Bolt cutters

Shop cart

Limb trimmers & saws

Propane lantern

Quantity of hand tools

Organizers full of nuts & bolt

Misc. scrap copper tubing



Large piston arm

Block & tackle

Chimney sweeper

Boat oars

Hand garden tools

Elect leaf blower

Tow strap


Sledge hammer

Jumper cables

Large & small box traps

Fireplace w/fan & duct work

Push mower

Garden hose

Barn rope

Push lawn fertilizer

(6) Newer 20lb propane tanks

½ hp garage door opener

Saw horses

Hand fuel pump

Tire rack

Misc. tires

Wood windows

(10) Aluminum storm windows

Propane space heater

Spool of elect conduit wire


Misc. duct work

36” pre-hung exterior door (new)

12-panel doors

& More!


1. Marlin Mod. 60 .22 autoload, tube feed w/2-9 var scope #02207083

2. Remington Mod. 760 GameMaster 30.06 pump w/2 mags & 2-9 var scope #537184

3. 12ga. single shot wall hanger

4. Weatherby Vanguard .308Win bolt action synthetic stock (new in box, never fired) #VS395316

5. Remington Mod. 597 .22Win Mag autoload, mag feed, synthetic stock w/Bushnell wide angle 3-9 var scope #294714M

6. H&R Topper 20ga single shot #HU222698

(2) Sets of snowshoes

Mich. deer back tags: 50’s-60’s-70’s

Mich. metal antler tags: 1960, 64 & 65

Conibear & leg hold traps

Wood stretcher boards

Smelt dipping nets

Sev. fishing spears

Misc. rods & reels

Minnow trap

Whitetail antlers

Few fishing lures

Steel fishing rods

Tackle box


1919 Mich. matching license plate set w/medallion

1921 Mich. license plate

1934 Mich. matching license plate set

1967, 70 & 76 Mich. matching license plate sets

Mich. motorcycle license plates 1959, 63, 66, 71, 76 & 79

Other Mich. license plates from 1960s & 1970s

Milk bottles: Ruster Dairy, Grand Rapids, Lamoreaux & others

Cream top milk bottles: Grand Rapids Creamery, Lincoln Park, East End & Hilly Acres

½ pint milk bottles

Oak round pedestal table w/leaf & 4 chairs

Primitive furniture

3-tine hay fork

Crosscut saws

Hand corn sheller

Cow water cups

Neck yokes

Ice tongs

Cant hook

Neck collars


Kraut cutter

Hand apple peeler

Corn knives

Hand meat grinder

Cherry pitter

1-man cross cut saw

Rug beater

Buzz saw blade

Potato planters

Pick axes

Hay harpoons

Cherry pitter

Wood & metal eveners

Bob-O-Link youth sled

Slow Children Playing metal sign

Cattle Crossing metal sign

(2) Horse drawn wood wagon tongs

(2) Steel wheel push cultivators

Horse drawn 1bt plow

Steel wheel cultivator

Steel wheel hay rake

Steel milking stool

Heavy duty bob sled

John Deere hay mower board

The Wonder Horse wood hobby horse

Radio Line youth wagon

Grey Hound youth wagon

Radio Flyer youth wagon

Rite-Way Swing Mod. S-1 small milker without pump

Farm Master 1gal milk pasteurizer

SS milk strainer

SS milk bucket

Wood clothes dryer

Pull down school map

Croquet set

Pressure cooker

Egg baskets

Metal milk crates

Small Oak tables

Wagner cast iron pans

Cast iron stirrups

Camel tube repair kit

Lightning rod bulb

Lanyard scale

Glass insulators

State Farm license tag

10-gal crock

Washtubs & stands

Magnolia Monogram Quincy wood stove

Milk can


Primitive glass door panel

Sinclair oil cans

Older collectible bikes

Advertising wood crates

Ringer washers

Oil lamps

Porcelain coffee pot


BEC-MAR snow board

Blue canning jars

Porcelain top table

Copper boiler

Platform scale

Columbia Roadster ladies bike

Kodak cameras

Cheese boxes

Crock pitcher

Carnival glass

Green Depression glass salt & pepper

Green Depression glass dishes

Auburn police motorcycle rubber toy

German porcelain doll head

Reproduction Coca-Cola tray

Small crocks

Hall teapot

Glass dog candy containers

McCoy vase

Mich. sportsman’s paradise water glasses

Crock pitchers

Other collectible glassware

45’s & LP records

Farm primitives from over 100 years of country living.


John Deere LX178 riding mower, hydrostatic, liquid cooler 15hp V-twin Kawasaki, 38” deck /rear bagger

John Deere 318 garden tractor, power steering, hydraulic lift, remote front hydraulics, 18hp twin Onan, 48" deck

Yamaha Moto-4 350 quad runner, 2x4, oil cooled, dual range w/reverse

Quad runner tire chains

Troy-Bilt Horse 8hp rear-tine rototiller

18ft Crestliner aluminum fishing boat w/mid-steering wheel & tandem axle trailer

17ft Michi-Craft aluminum canoe w/paddles (1-owner)

12ft Aluminum fishing boat w/trailer

Mercury 5.0 outboard motor (1-owner, like new)

Minn Kota elect trolling motor

Oliver 13-hole grain drill on rubber w/seeder blocks (stored indoors)

4’x6’ tilt bed single axle trailer

4’x8’ single axle utility trailer