Rain does not dampen sales at auction


– Jeff Anglin of Anglins Auction Service of Youngstown, Ohio, held a farm and antique auction at the Miller farm in Mount Jackson, Pa., Aug. 29 with 280 registered bidders from Michigan, New York, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

On a very rainy day, the unexpected top-selling item was a 1750 atlas, found in a trunk in the barn, that sold for $16,800.

Other highlights included a flat top New England high chest for $4,800; a Victorian marble top table for $3,300; an oil painting for $2,550; several other paintings and artwork from $500 to $3,000; a 1964 Ford truck for $2,600; an International tractor for $1,300; a horse-drawn buggy for $1,300; a hitching post for $550 and a wrought iron fireplace set for $350.

The gross total of the auction was more than $80,000.

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 aslanker@farmanddairy.com, 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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