Auction Roundup — Real estate, cars sell well at auctions


Bob Wagner and Associates, Inc. of North Canton, Ohio, held the Gyalai trust auction April 19 in Canton with 210 registered bidders.

The top-selling item was a 1998 Lincoln Town car that sold for $6,000.

Other highlights included a 1994 Buick Skylark for $3,800; a Hummel Ring Around the Rosie for $1,050; International sterling flatware for $800; an Oriental china cabinet for $700; Lenox Creton china for $700; a Lladro Madonna with baby for $650; an Oriental rug for $475; an Oriental three-drawer chest for $450; approximately 20 Matchbox toys for $400 and a Lladro clown for $375.

According to Wagner, bidding was strong on everything and the Herend Hungary china pieces were in demand and ranged up to $280 per piece.

– Jeff Koehler of Koehler Auction Company of Zanesville, Ohio, held the Russell R. Stoneburner estate auction April 18 in Zanesville with 273 registered bidders.

The ranch home situated on a city lot was the top-selling item and sold for $110,000. Built in 1956, the house is a three-bedroom with kitchen, dining room, living room, one bath, full basement and a two-car attached garage.

Other top sellers on this beautiful day filled with sunshine and the smell of spring included a 1979 Lincoln Mark V in showroom condition with under 27,000 original miles for $14,000; a 1997 Ford F-250 for $6,000; a hot tub for $3,000 and a 48-inch flat screen HD TV for $975.

According to Koehler, the entire auction brought high dollar amounts, from the household items to the tools and vehicles. The auction was strong from the beginning right to the end.

Whatman Realtors and Auctioneers of Mansfield, Ohio, held an auction for the Norris family of Bellville, Ohio, March 18 with 285 registered bidders.

The real estate, which consisted of a ranch home and other outbuildings on 50 acres, was the top-selling item and sold for $201,000.

Other highlights included a Scag zero-turn mower for $4,050; a log splitter for $750; a bunk of native lumber for $400 and a copper kettle for $200

The most unusual items that sold at the auction were four hitching stones that brought $100.

Three Rivers Auction Company, Washington, Pa., held a furniture and collectibles auction April 19 at the company’s gallery with 121 registered bidders.

The top-selling item, which garnered intense competition, was a pair of 1950s leather and iron butterfly chairs for $500.

Other top-selling items included a blue/grey stoneware jug stenciled with A.O. Ackard, Homestead, Pa., for $200 and an oak D.M. Ferry seed box with lithograph interior for $60.

Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers of Delaware, Ohio, held an auction April 3 with 371 registered bidders.

The top-selling item was a traditional platinum and diamond engagement ring that sold for $12,925. The ring brought intense bidding and drew applause after selling.

A mosaic leaded glass table lamp attributed to the Chicago Mosaic Lamp Company sold for $3,642.50, while its estimate was between $2,200-$2,800.

A 176-piece set of sterling silver flatware, Old Colonial pattern by the Towle Manufacturing Company, sold for $3,995, with its estimate being $1,500-$2,000.

A Bru Jne #5 doll brought $8,500, while its estimate was between $2,000-$3,000.

An unusual item sold at the auction was a pine chicken coop bookcase that went for $470.

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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