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Paul Webber



Saturday Morning, October 8th, 2011 Starting at 10:00 AM


LOCATION: On the farm at 8510 Vinton Ave. Sparta, MI 49345


DIRECTIONS: North of Grand Rapids 10 miles or south of Big Rapids 42 miles on

US-131 to the Rockford exit # 97 (10 Mile Road) west 3 ½ miles to Vinton Ave., north ¼ mile. OR east of M-37 1 mile on 10 Mile Road to Vinton Ave. then north. (Kent Co.)


Due to advancing age and after 80 years of collecting, I have commissioned Art Smith Auctioneers to conduct a Public Auction to sell my personal property, guns, tractors, equipment, trucks, dozers, engines and tools. I thank you in advance for attending my auction. Very best regards, Paul Webber


TERMS: Cash or good check day of Auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee.  Nothing removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents or items once sold. We subscribe to Check Alert Inc. 


NOTE: Paul owned and operated an excavating business for many years and farmed the home place. He also enjoyed collecting and restoring old engines, tractors, trucks and the unusual!

Along with the antiques, collectibles and guns, this will be an Auction worthy of your attendance. For your convenience we will have a lunch wagon, port-a-jons and some off street parking.  Make plans now to be on Vinton Ave. just south of Sparta Michigan on Sat. Oct. 8 @ 10:00 AM for the start of this most interesting two ring Public Auction!


NOTE # 2: We will have a special inspection for the equipment on Friday Oct. 7 from 2:00PM-6:00PM




1920 Reo-Speedwagon, partially restored, 4 cyl., wood spoke wheels, wood cab, new 35 X 5” tires, (all parts are here) valve spring compressor for Reo engine, Reo engine stand


1999 Dodge Ram 3500, dually 4X4, 5 sp. manual, extended cab, 4 door, 8’ box, Cummins 24 valve diesel, jake brake, gooseneck ball mount, with removable 8’ aluminum elect./hyd. dump box. (Box will sell separate) 73K one owner miles.


1941 Mack “All-Mack” Mod. LJT, 6 cyl. “Mack” diesel, HI-Lo transmission, air brakes, heavy duty truck wrecker VIN # 10103520


1969 Mack “All-Mack” tandem axle semi tractor, 6 cyl. “Mack” diesel, construction-oscillating sliding 5th wheel, with hyd. Tulsa Wench with cab guard.


1946 IHC DNR Forestry Division, flat bed dually with rebuilt gas engine (not installed)




80 ton, 16’ bed, 39’ overall length, low boy goose neck trailer, tandem axle, air brakes, with gas engine operated self-folding hyd. ramp and lift


8’ X 19’ tri-axle dozer trailer with folding beaver tail and ramps, pintal hitch

6’6” X 16’  tri-axle dozer trailer with folding beaver tail ramps

8’6” X 17’6” tri-axle trailer

6’ X 10’ single axle trailer




Allis Chalmers Mod. 653 (HD-4) diesel bull dozer with 6 way blade Ser. # 6994

Allis Chalmers Mod. HD-4 diesel bull dozer with bucket loader and rear stump ripper

Allis Chalmers Mod. HD-4 diesel bull dozer with 6 way blade Ser. # 3482




1956 IHC Farmall Mod. 400 diesel, NF, Torque Amplifier, fresh rebuilt on engine, belt pulley, fenders, new paint, new 15.5 X 38” rear tires with wheel weights, new 6.50 X 16” front tires with wheel weights, live PTO, 3 lever hyd. control, remote hyd. tac. Very nice tractor!  


1981 John Deere Mod. 2440 diesel, 500 hours on engine rebuild, 3pt. WF, PS, Shuttle shift, 16.9X28” rears, spin-out rims, remote hyd. with John Deere # 146 front loader


LeRoy Mod. 105 Trac-Air, WF, 4cyl. gas with two cyl. air compressor in block and air tank (built for RR construction)


1946 Ford 2-N factory built military air craft tug, served on the USS Enterprise, 6.50 X 20” rear duel truck type tires, new paint, Ser. # BNO-251869




John Deere type E-1 ½ HP double 17” flywheel with belt pulley hit & miss on cart with steel wheels, Brass tag # 260959


Hercules 5HP double 28” flywheel with 7” belt pulley hit & miss on oak cart with steel wheels, engine # 224463


Ajax Superior “oil field” single cyl. gas engine with 62” heavy duty flywheel with clutch, water cooled with John Deere 2 cyl. gas starter engine. Mounted on tri-axle trailer.


1936 Murphy 6 cyl. diesel power unit with clutch, mounted on tri-axle trailer

Detroit 3cyl. diesel Mod. 71 power unit

Detroit 2cyl. diesel Mod. 71 power unit with clutch

Waukesha Mod. 6WAKD 6 cyl. diesel power unit with clutch, mounted on tri-axle trailer

Cushman Cub # R-14, 2HP double 12” flywheel gas engine # A94064

B & S gas engine

Wisconsin gas engine

GM Mod. 16-V-71 diesel stationary power unit, 16 cyl. 700HP, with transmission, mounted on tandem-axle trailer




Koehring Mod. 201 drag line crane, Detroit Diesel engine, independent travel-swing & boom, ¾ yard Page drag line bucket, 50 boom, Ser. # 11592. Used every day, works fine!


Special Inspection for Equipment

Friday Oct. 7th 2:00PM-6:00PM




3pt. 7’ back blade

3pt. Ford 5’ brush hog

3pt. Dearborn 2 bt. plow

3pt. shop built hyd. wench wit 500’ cable

3pt. Woods 5’ finish mower

45/25 K watt tractor PTO generator

Oliver 10’ wheel disc

9’ 3 sec. Drag

Field sprayer

(4) Flat bed hay wagons with new hay racks

Manure bucket

Shop built bucket boom

28” tractor tire chains

(2) fuel tanks with hand pumps

(2) fuel tanks on stands




(2) Lincoln portable arc welders with 2 cyl. Onan gas engine on wheels

Craftsman “Quiet Glide” roll-a-way tool chest with top tool box

John Deere Mod. F935 3cyl. diesel front mount 76” offset lawn mower

Husqvarna Mod. GTH-220 Hydro lawn tractor with Kohler engine & 48” deck

Lawn roller

Lawn carts

Lawn sprayer 12V

Simplicity # 8526, elect. start 8 1/2HP, 2 stage snow blower, with reverse, like new

4K watt generator

Elect. chain saw sharpener

Air nailer

Stihl, Homelite & Poulan chainsaws

Wilton horz. Band saw

Pro-Force 6 1/2HP upright air compressor

Large A-Frame

Floor jack

O-ring set

Axle taps

Chain falls

Solder irons

Lathe tools

Pressure washer

Lincoln 225 arc welder

Battery chargers & engine starters

Military battery charger

Forney arc welder

Welding rod

Black & Decker valve grinding tool set in oak chest

Valve facer

Welding aprons, gloves & mask

Craftsman roll-a-way tool chest with top box, selling full of tools

Parts washer

Shop cabinets

(2) used motor oil furnaces with tank

Drum pump

Bolt bins full

Hyd. jacks

Bench grinder

Work bench with vise


Magneto testing equipment


Log chains

Chain binders


Crow bars

Bar clamps

Drill bits

Skil saws

Elect. drills

Disc grinder

24Volt battery charger

Pipe threader

Grease guns

4’ long “Lowell Wrench Co.” hand wrench

Belt lasing tools

Fire extinguisher

HD. Truck tow straps

Truck wheel bearing wrenches


Air compressor

Handy-many jack

Air hose reel

Bolt cutters

Ridgid strap pipe wrench

Tire bead breaker

Hand wood splitting maul

Heat gun

Pneumatic ratchet

Hand tools

Henry L. Hanson Co. tap & die set in wood display case

Pipe wrenches

Diesel compression tester

S&K tools

S&K ¾” socket set

Many Snap-On wrenches

Gear puller


Paint sprayer

Pneumatic tools


Gas torch parts

Mauls & maul hammers

Tie down straps

Cyl. honer & deglazer

Transit with tripod & stick

LP mosquito magnet

Hand truck

Engine stand

Shop vac

Gas cans

Shop work stool

Shop built hyd. engine starter

Hyd. pump, hose & valves

Fan belts


Parts bins

Sand blaster

Pipe cutter & vise

Ridgid pipe cutter, threader & reamer

Hyd. hose crimper

12-24 volt battery charger & engine starter

Elect. pressure washer

Hot water pressure washer

Trash pump with gas engine

200’ of ¾” air hose


(2) cherry pickers

Mercury lights

Elect. gas pump

Irrigation pump

LP cutting torch

Hot water heater

LP heater

(3) salamander heaters

Shop racks

Irrigation pump primer

Pneumatic grease gun

HD chain hoist

Drum pumps

Aluminum ladder

Work bench with leg vise

Rakes, hoes, shovels, axes etc. etc.




TEXACO visible gas pump, 10’4” tall (used as prop in the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes)


One horse open cutter with phills and two horse hitch

Collection of toy tractors, gas pumps, trucks, hit & miss engines semis & cranes including Grove Hyd. Crane, Euclid, Waukesha, Terex 100 ton truck & Leturneau


Tonka toys

Miniature riding bull dozer (uses lawn mower engine)

Square oil tank with quart hand pump

“Registered Belgian Horse” double sided sign

Watch fobs

JD oil can

Brass steam whistles

Brass valves

(2) large blacksmith anvils

Curved glass secretary/bookcase with mirror & lamp stand

Victrola # 2415526 floor mod. crank up record player with records

Drop front desk with mirror

Cain bottom rocker


Spinning wheel

Round OAK table with 6 OAK chairs

Steel wheels

Ford wrenches

Sad irons

Advertising wood boxes

Hog scrappers

Barn rope

Log/lumber measure

Steel wheel cart

Lanyard scales

Army canteen

Oil cans

Sunoco oil jar

(2) 8 jar oil carriers

Brass torch

Standard oil 5 gal. can

Cross cut saw

Folding draw shave

Other draw shaves

Corn husking hooks & picks


Dasher clothes washer

Cant hooks

Hand saws


Leather vise

Hand corn planters

Mad ox

Mule collars

Mail box

Oil tins

One station steam engine oiler

Many engine oilers

Ice horse shoe cleats

Thunder pot

Milk stool

Kerosene barn lantern

Granite ware coffee pot

Buggy jacks

Deering cast iron implement seat

Wood coils

Many spark plugs

Match safe

Carriage lights

Wood hand pump


Hay knife

Peerless feed bagger

Wood planes

(2) outboard motors (for parts)

Champion youth sled

Coat tree

Englishville school teachers desk & chair

Englishville school bell with yoke 20” base


RR spike maul

RR jack

Fairbanks platform scales

Mod. T tires & rims

Arcade wall coffee grinder

Finger oil lamps

Other oil lamps

Framed pictures & prints

Cherry pitter

Glass crank butter churn

Bird cage

Berry picking lug

Doll high chair & crib

Youth rocker

Mantle clock

Beer steins

36” wide steer skull
Milk cans





Truck tires & rims

Many spools of crane cable

Braun van wheel chair lift

(2) Wheel chairs

AC HD-4 dozer diesel engine with transmission

Mid-sized dozer ROPS

Misc. crane parts

Motor oil


Elect. breaker boxes

Auto parts

Safety gauges

Cart wheels

Cattle oiler

Organizers full

Semi truck mountain tire chains

Auto repair manuals

Hyd. valves

Engine block heater

Remote control cables

Hyd. hoses

Truck mirrors

Repair fan belting

Diesel engine parts JD, Cummins, Murphy, Detroit Diesel & Ford

Oil filters

Many operator manuals including Caterpillar, Allis Chalmers, Leturneau, IHC, Wisconsin, Murphy, and unusual military tank manual plus many others


Chain clevises

Truck parts

Gas torch jig

Draft horse tack

Western saddle

Folding animal cages

Hemmings motor news

Equestrian magazines

Popular mechanics magazines


File cabinet

Display cabinet


Hi-Lo LP fuel tank, full

Hyd. cylinders

Steam engine packing

Tree climbers belt and leg hooks

Engine pre lube

Sewer snake

Elect. motors

Flat drive belts

Smoke stack heat saver

Zero clearance stove pipe

Semi chrome decals

Semi mud flaps

Pot belly stove

(3) 16’ muck mats

Crain hook block

Crain parts

Shallow well water pump

(4) bar stools

Fishing items

Barn fan

Parrott cage & perch

(2) Anarondike chairs

Buzz saw arbor

Threaded rod

(4) circus tent stakes

Scrap iron

Hospital bed

Etc. etc.





Pine, cherry, oak, walnut & butternut,

1X, 1 1/2X, 2X, 3X different lengths & widths

Some 6” X 6”

All well stacked with slats inside the barn




(Selling in numbered order at approx. 11:30AM


Freedom gun safe by Liberty, combination/key lock, 25 gun safe, like new!


Gun cases

Gun cleaning kits

Misc. gun items


#1 Remington Mod. 1903, bolt action, 308 Norma Mag. w/ scope # 3191751

#2 Savage Mod. 110, bolt action, 7MM Mag, w/scope # F658524

#3 Savage Mod. 64, auto-load, .22, w/scope # L265197

#4 Stevens Mod. 22-410, over/under, .22-410 # 2259397

#5 Stevens Mod. 311-A, double, 16ga. # 273

#6 Batavia leader, double, 12ga. # NA

#7 Remington, Mod. Wingmaster 870, pump, 12ga. # 1100296M

#8 Winchester Mod. 94, 1845-1970 “Lone Star Commemorative” lever, 30-30 w/saddle ring # LS15128

#9 Ithaca Featherlight pump, 12ga. w/vented rib & slug bbl. # 870009777

#10 Winchester Mod. 94, lever, 30-30 # 4035176

#11 Remington Mod. 870 Express, pump, 12ga. slug gun # A837056M

#12 Remington Mod. 1100, auto-load, 12ga. # N543201V

#13 Weatherby Mod. Mark V, bolt action, Weatherby 300 Mag. w/Leupold scope # H142488

#14 Champion 16ga. single shot # CIGT

#15 50 cal. muzzle loader

#16 ARDESA 50 cal. muzzle loader

#17 Remington Mod. Gamemaster 141, pump, .35 Rem. # 11784

#18 Colt Mod. Trooper MK111, 6 shot revolver, 357 Mag. # J7695

#19 Rogers & Spencer 6 shot black powder revolver

Daisey BB gun

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