School district sells Hobart mixer for $1,080 at sale


RAVENNA, Ohio — McGuire Auctioneers held a surplus auction for the Ravenna School District April 2 with 360 registered bidders and more than 600 people in attendance.

Bidders included a movie production company, collectible traders, and souvenir hunters.

Highlights were a Hobart mixer that brought $1,080; a Hobart cooler that sold for $1,130; and fryers that went for $460 each.

Old shop stools sold for $80, oak office chairs for $100 and Logan shop lathes sold for $500.

A hand-powered coal cart that once fed the high school boilers sold for $300 to an out-of-state buyer.

The auction lasted over five hours with two rings selling for much of the day.

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