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Saturday September 22nd, 2012 @ 10:00 AM


LOCATION: On the farm at 4740 Gravel Ridge Rd. Coral, MI 49322


DIRECTIONS: North of Grand Rapids or south of Big Rapids on US-131 to the Pierson exit # 114, E. 1 ½ miles to Federal (Old 131), N. 2 miles to Kendaville Rd., E. 4 miles to Bailey Rd. (at Coral) S. ½ mile to Coral Rd., E. 4 miles to Gravel Ridge Rd., N. ¼ mile.

OR W. of Lakeview 3 miles on M-46 to Gravel Ridge Rd. then S. 4 ½ miles. (Montcalm Co.)


Having decided to quit farming, we have sold the farm and will have Art Smith Auctioneers conduct a live Public Auction to sell our farming tools, guns, sporting, antiques, household and miscellaneous items. We invite you to attend our Auction and thank you in advance for your time.


Very best regards, Pete & Amy Nielsen


NOTE: The Nielsen’s raised a nice herd of Black Angus cattle and fine crops on this farm for many years.  Now they have decided to cut back a little on the work load. This will be your opportunity to purchase some nice tractors, farm equipment, guns and other items at their live on-site Public Auction. We are hoping to have off street parking. Also, lunch wagon, Maggie’s famous cup-cake stand and port-a-jons will be available Make plans to be on Gravel Ridge Rd. on the morning of September 22 at 10:00 AM for the start of this country Farm Auction.



Equipment inspection and pre-registration will be Friday Sept. 21 from 4:00PM-6:00PM or day of auction from 8:00AM till 10:00AM


TERMS: Cash or good check day of auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee.

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Tractors and Equipment begin selling about 11:00AM




2000 Kubota Mod. M9000 Utility Special, 4 wh. drive, shuttle shift, diesel, WF, 3pt. duel hyd. all four newer tires, 16.9 X 34” rears & 12.4 X 24” front with Kubota Mod. LA1251  Quick attach front loader with bucket, hi-lo forks, hay spear & 8’ snow blade. Approx. 90HP, 3971 hours. Ser. #50304


1977 Case Mod. 1370 Agri-King, diesel, WF,3pt. duel hyd., 4 season cab, 1000 & 540 PTO, 20.8X38” radial, 20.8X38” duels , Approx. 160HP, 4300 hours, Ser. #8813311 


1969 Ford Mod. 5000 diesel, WF, 3pt. PS, with loader, Approx. 80HP, 16.9X38” tires 




NH Mod. 640 Auto Wrap Silage Special round baler Ser. #917986

MF Mod. 10 square baler

Kuhn Mod. GA 3200GT hay rake

Kuhn Mod. FC 302 disc-bine, 9 ½’

Gehl Mod. 640 grinder/mixer

IHC 20’ folding field cultivator with soil leveler

IHC Mod. 500, 10’ chisel plow

3pt. 14’ tool bar, 4 rw. cultivator

John Deere Mod. 40 PTO manure spreader with new apron chain

IHC Mod. 56, 4 rw. corn planter 30”

AC, 4 bt. 16” semi mounted plow

NI Mod. 311 2rw. corn picker with sheller 36”

NI Mod. 325 2rw. corn picker 30”

NI Mod. 312 2rw. corn picker 30”

(3) Gravity boxes

Little Giant double chain 40’ transport conveyor PTO

IHC Mod. 500, 14’ wheel disk, duel wheel, 24” disk

3pt. hay spear

19’ goose neck stock trailer

Round wire corn crib with roof, disassembled, approx. 1200 bushel

Utility trailer

PU box trailer

18-cow locking hay feeder

Calf creep feeder

“Steer Stuffer” self feeder

Pig feeder

Farrowing crate

(8) 12’ corral gates with 6’ entrance gate

Several hyd. cylinders

4” X 14’ auger

Hyd. hoses

John Deere hyd. cylinder

16’ metal gate

Bunk feeder

Car port




AO Smith arc welder

Acetylene welder, complete on cart

Honda HRA 214 gas engine, vertical shaft

Handyman jack

Posthole digger

Post driver

Hand tools and wrenches

Skill saw

Pickup truck tire chains


165K Ready Heater

LP gas space heater

Small air compressor

Chain binders

Rubber belts

Jumper cables

Sand blaster

Hyd. control

Block & tackle

Welding table

Campbell Hausfeld upright air compressor “Cast Iron Series”

Ryobi gas leaf blower

Auto parts

Trailer brake kit


Pipe cutter

Shop lights

Lawn fertilizer spreader

Roller chain


House trailer axle



Elect. pump for fuel tank

Tractor tire chains

Fiberglass tote

275 gal. fuel tank with Gas Boy hand pump

Pole barn steel

Pickup cap

200 feed bags

Mole traps

Scrap iron




John Deere 6X4 Gator with hyd. dump box

John Deere Mod. Z-Trak F620 54” Zero turn mower with rear bagger

Polaris “Magnum 500” 4X4 quad

Quad snowplow

Fiberglass quad spray tank

Snowmobile sleigh

Girls bike




Browning 10ga. “Gold Trigger” pump, Field Model-30”, 3 ½” mag

Winchester Canadian “Centennial 67” 30-30 lever action oct. bbl.

Winchester “Ranger” 30-30 lever action with Bushnell 3-9 vari-scope

2010 Parker “Black Hawk” compound bow complete with hard case

2006 McPherson “Bishop” compound bow complete with soft case

44” moose antlers

(20) White tail antlers

Hunting clothes

Sleeping bags

Gun cases

Miller High Life “Elk” mirror advertisement

Gun parts


M-10 bayonet with sheath

1928 Wing Shooting book by Outdoor Life

1944 Hodgman’s Handy Book of Sportsmans Secrets

Unopened box of Poultney Metallic Cartridges for Gallager’s Breech Loading Carbine, Pat. Date Dec. 15, 1863


Oneida # 3 ½ leg hold trap with teeth

Other collectible leg hold traps

220 + 330 Konibear traps

Coleman gas lanterns

Coleman florescent lanterns

Outers rifle rest

Mr. Heater

Aluminum and carbide arrows

Ice spoon

Quad gun rack

Minnow bucket

Golf clubs

Hunting seat

12-volt winch

Crescent Moon shoe shoes

Steer horns

Gun cleaning supplies

Wood gun cleaning rods

Ranger gun cleaning kit

Gun books

Youth compound bow

Tip ups

Nelson Fox Louisville Slugger baseball bat

Snow skies

(2) Fish spears

Deer decoy

Wood dip net

Ocean City fishing reel lure




OAK curved glass bookcase/secretary

Treadle sewing machine

Church pew 4’

Leather top end table

OAK dresser with mirror

Several painted dressers

Dressing table

Iron bed

Doll crib


Cream can

Milk can

Hanging lamps

Stem ware

Collectible glassware

Farm house collectibles

MIS “Pit Road” Red-Yellow-Green starting light

Copper cup

Brass cow

April 15, 1927 photo of Babe Ruth, Harry Wedman, & others

1917, 1925, 1938, 1939 & other MI license plates

1946 Greenville IHC calendar

1943 calendar

1942 Montcalm Creamery calendar

1943 Lakeview Creamery calendar

1943 Home Vet Guide

1941 Craftsman catalog

1951 Cities Service farm book

1940 pocket ledger (Smith & Lavender, Coral, MI )

1953 farm book

Valley City Milling advertising Grand Rapids

(3) Porcelain lightning rod balls

(2) Glass lighting rod balls

Mich. State Collage Cooperative Extension Service book

Local newspapers

Wood raised panel door with etched glass window

Wood bowl


Yankee drill

Meat cleaver

Bull nose lead

Daniel Boone lunch bucket

Funks G seed signs

Calf weaning nose spikes

Wood and metal pulleys

“Comet” youth sled

Other youth sleds

“Standard” Croquet set in original wood box

Maxbauers Creamery milk bottle

Sunlite Creamery milk bottle, (Soo, MI)

Cow bell


Horse shoers wood tool box

Brace & bit

Horse shoes

Advertising yard stick (only it’s 48”)

Hand corn planter

Hay hook




Frigidaire Gallery Stainless Steel LP gas range

LG Stainless Steel double door refrigerator-freezer with water and ice in door


Metal desk

Floor lamp



Slide projector



High chair

Youth rocker

Song Star Karaoke system


220 volt elect. heater

110 volt elect. heater

(2) Twin beds

Book shelves


Lift chair




1824 Liberty ½ dollar

1921, 1923, 1925 & 1928 Silver dollars

1942 dimes

1964 Canadian dollar

(3) 1964 Kennedy ½ dollars

Other coins

(2) Buffalo Bill Cody coins

Geneva pocket watch

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