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Live On-site Public Auction

Monday, August 6th @ 4:00PM

LOCATION: At the house 12244 24th Avenue Marne MI 49435

DIRECTIONS: From Grand Rapids take I-96 west to the Marne exit #23 (16th Ave.), south 1 ½ miles to Johnson St., west 1 mile to 24th Ave., south 1 ¾ miles OR east of Allendale or west of Grand Rapids take M-45/Lake Michigan Dr. to 24th Ave., north 1 ¼ miles. (Ottawa Co.)

We have sold our home of 25 years, retired from 35 years in the excavator business and are moving into a condo. We have hired Art Smith Auctioneers to conduct a Live Auction to help complete our plans. We invite all to our Public Auction and thank you for your interest!


Herm and Mary Kaptein

NOAH'S NOTE: Herm has always taken care of his equipment and this offering at Public Auction is a testament to that fact. The dozer and zero-turn mower are in great condition and are ready to go to work. Mary will be selling many pieces of beautiful Oak furniture from her gorgeous home that she won"t be able to use in their new condo as well as some great glassware from past generations. Be sure to be on 24th Ave. on Monday, August 6th at 4:00PM for the start of a Live Public Auction in the country!

TERMS: Cash or good check. Visa/MasterCard with 3% service fee. We subscribe to CHECK ALERT INC.

Lunch wagon, port-a-jon& wash station on site for your convenience.


1987 John Deere Mod. 450E bulldozer, diesel, 6-way blade, 90% U/C, excellent paint, 6400hrs, #T0450EJ733470 (Very nice condition, sells subject to Herms confirmation)

eXmarkLazer Z zero-turn mower, 60” deck, Kohler Command Pro 25hp 477hrs (Herm bought this mower new and always stored inside)

15ft tandem axle car hauler trailer w/17” sidewalls

Honda 185S 3-wheeler ATV


Generac 5500XL generator on cart w/HD power cord

John Deere 1032 2-stage self-propelled snow blower

Excell Pro Line 3500PSI 13hp Honda pressure washer on cart

Acetylene torch kit complete on cart

Extra acetylene torch tips, dials & hoses

Partner Mark II K1200 gas portable cement saw

CH&E 3” gas trash pump on cart w/suction & discharge hoses

Exide Select battery charger & starter on cart

Duracraft bench mod.belt& disc sander

Chicago HD 5-speed bench mod.drill press

Lincoln AC 180 amp 220v arc welder

220v 3hp horizontal air compressor w/Quincy pump

Fimco pull type yard sprayer w/elect. pump, booms & hand sprayer

Pull type yard fertilizer

Pull type yard aerator

Craftsman pull type lawn sweeper

5ft cement filled lawn roller

Stihl 010AV chainsaw

Homelite P533 chainsaw

Other chainsaws

Makita disc sander

Ryobi tile chop saw

Craftsman portable router

Craftsman table saw

B&D chop saw

Milwaukee ½” elect. drill

½” hammer drill

Rockwell disc grinder

Transit w/tripod & stick

Duel bench grinder

Pneumatic disc grinders

Pneumatic chisel

Impact wrenches

¾” drive jumbo socket set

S&K ¾” SAE socket set

S&K impact sockets

S&K sockets &ratchets

Ratchet & socket sets

Husky & Craftsman wrench sets

Open & closed end wrenches

Socket extensions

Tap & die sets

Crescent wrenches

Pipe wrenches

Electrical tools

Torque wrench

Quantity of misc. hand tools

Work benches

500 gal.fuel tank

125 gal.fuel tank w/elect. pump

Oil barrel w/pump

Gas cans

Grease guns

Misc. elect.wire

Yard sprinkler heads

Cases of grease tubes

Misc. oil & lubricates

Electrical boxes & supplies


Log chains

Buck saw


1-ton chain fall

Organizers full of nuts, bolts & hardware


Rakes, hoes, shovels, pitchforks, ect. etc.

Parts bins

Misc. pipe fittings

6ft aluminum step ladder

40,000BTU propane bullet heater

Craftsman 16gal.shopvac

Jack stands

Homelite gas blower/vac

Fire extinguisher

Bottle jacks

Tool boxes

Bottle capper

Saw horses

Mounted car & truck tires

Tin snips

Drill bit indexes

Drill bit sharper



Roller stands

Belt sanders

Nelson walking tractor yard sprinkler

Air spray guns

Garden hose & reel

Beam trolley

Parts washer

Shop fan


Welding mask

Welding rod

Large floor jack

Car ramps

Shop stool on casters

Limb saw

Belt sanders

Ryobi gas weed eater

Respirator mask

Large bench vise

(2) Deep well hand pumps

Pitcher pump

Hand seeder

Automatic deer feeder

Aluminum & wood extension & step ladders

Cement bird bath

Large plastic trash cans

Stock tank heater

Misc. fence posts

Large hand dehorner

Small garden sprayer

(12) Large landscaping rocks

Box of pneumatic roofing nails

Natural gas space heater

Wood clamps

Halogen shop light

Toro rechargeable weed eater

Garden tools & supplies

4” drain field pipe & quantity of fittings

2’x6’ double wall plastic culvert

(2) Sewer tank riser tank

20ft wide roll of yard felt

Other items found a good shop


All in beautiful condition

OAK china cabinet, leaded / beveled glass, lighted

OAK roll top desk

OAK office chair

OAK glass top, drop leaf end table

OAK end table

OAK mission style rocker

(2) OAK pedestal tables

OAK hall table

OAK computer desk

OAK 2-draw file cabinet

Wood framed arm chair

(2) Matching upholstered arms w/footstool

3-section upholstered couch w/ 2 recliners (like new)

Large entrainment center w/doors

(2) Brass table lamps

Matching upholstered barrel chairs

Full size wicker couch w/matching footstool & end table

Pie crust table

Fern table

Iron patio set

Metal 4-drawer file cabinet

Paper shredder


Misc. house furnishings & more


Depression glass: green, pink, amber & others

Depression glass juicer, cracker jars, footed bowls & others

Carnival glass pitchers & footed bowls

Glass baskets

Lefton china pieces

Tea pots

Rooster salt & pepper

Hen on a nest

Milk glass

Rooster painted pitcher

Head vase

Other glassware from past generations

Rooster collectibles

Antique wood frame floor radio

Brass fire extinguisher

OAK wall phone

1958 Toodles American Character doll

1914 MI porcelain license plate (rough)

Baby doll crib

Lennon Sisters paper doll book

Youth rocking chair

Children’s tea set

Youth wheel barrow

(3) Ertl die caste excavator toys (in boxes)

Few Tonka toys

John Deere D toy tractor

Floor model hand corn sheller

Other collectibles

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