Auction Roundup — Good attendance continues at Pa. auctions


Trace Auction Service of Meadville, Pa., held a machinery auction in Cochranton, Pa., April 3 with more than 100 auction goers braving the bad weather to attend.

The top-selling item was a fifth wheel camper that brought $11,750.

Other highlights included a stock trailer for $3,000; a D6 CAT dozer for $2,750; a horse-drawn chuck wagon for $1,325 and a cement stave silo for $800.

— Auctioneer Tim Rocco of Rocco’s Auctions and Appraisals, McKean, Pa., held a real estate and antique and estate auction in Girard, Pa., April 11 with 161 registered bidders.

The top-selling item was an oak sideboard that sold for $450.

Other top-selling times included an oak ice box for $400; an oak stack bookcase for $350 and a butcher block for $250.

According to Rocco, a box of blue canning jars brought $190 and an old bank ledger book brought $100, which is more than he expected.

Unique items that sold in the auction were two small church bells that went for $295 and $275.

Auction Roundup is a free weekly feature offered by Farm and Dairy. Any auctioneer interested in submitting information from a recent farm, household, real estate or antique/collectible auction that was advertised in Farm and Dairy should e-mail, fax 330-337-9550 or call 800-837-3419. Auction reports should be brief and are subject to editing based on available space.

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