– 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.
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