Below are upcoming auctions and activities that should be of interest to THCKK members and others interested in Winchester, Keen Kutter, Diamond Edge, Blue Grass, etc. items:

Come back to this Web page from time to time to find excellent auctions.



Upcoming Three Day Greenville, Kentucky Auction - Tools, Machinery, RR, Keen Kutter, Winchester, Firestone, Advertising, Padlocks, Blacksmithing, Industrial, and Collectibles

2006 US Hwy. 62 West 
Luke's Town And Country Flea Market
Greenville, KY

The coming June 11, 12, 13 2015 there will be an immense three day auction of the estate of a very discrete and discriminating amasser of everything he came across and liked over his lifetime as a Miner in Kentucky.

THURSDAY:  Railroadiana; cast iron stove; Griswold and Wagner cast ironware; mining collectibles; militaria; police and fireman items; medical antiques; musical instruments; Indian artifacts.  Cast Iron stoves and large sugar kettles are also included on the Thursday auction.

FRIDAY:  Americana; country and farm collectibles; Keen Kutter, Winchester and Firestone tools; hatchets; broad axes, blacksmithing tools; bicycles; advertising. Included in the Friday categories will be wagons, tobacco wagons, bicycles (4); crocks; marbles; Owensboro wagon wheels; water pumps; fire hydrants and gas pump; and a copper moonshine still will also be sold on Friday.

SATURDAY:  Antique display cabinets; mason jars; vintage clothing; antique bedroom suits, antique architectural items and primitives.


Mark Krausz Auction Service

Kohrman Estate Auction

Real Estate & Antiques

Sat, June 20, 2015; starting @ 10 AM; RE @ 1 PM

609 Clinton Street, Germantown, IL

(app 40 miles East of St. Louis)


Nice 3 BED Home & 2 Buildings on a corner lot. Large Adjacent Corner Lot to be sold separately. Bottles & Jars; Wooden Boxes; Advertising Tins & Containers; porcelain items; cast iron items; pictures & frames; Old Mortising Machine; Cream Separators; awesome Keen Kutter, Shapleigh’s Hardware, Oak Leaf & OVB items books & rare tools; wood plane collection including awesome Stanley & other related items; brass blow torches; draw knives; butcher equipment including kettle stirs; hog scrapers; wooden barrels & butcher tubs; tub stand; wooden block pulleys; horse eveners; saws; scale weights; old tools; copper wash boiler & copper bottom tea kettles; spice cabinets; kerosene lamps; bracket lamps; carbine lamps; bracket lamps; carbine lamps to extra large; awesome stoneware milk pitchers; crocks to 10 gallon; crock bowls; butter churns; antique barbed wire; fence stretcher; wooden block pulleys; cross cut saws; WW1 metal helmet; German bottle caps; kraut cutters; well pumps; bicycles; coal buckets; old wringers from washers; ear corn dryers; (2) red RR crossing lights; peddle grinder; zinc lids; Old tall hat in leather case (unusual); Metal blade fans; Old typewriters; food grinders; old wood telephones; pictures & frames; old light fixtures; displays; baskets; perfection heaters; glassware; Antique Furniture; Antique Bed set (tall full bed, extra nice-dresser w/mirror, wardrobe); Beds; dry sink; hall tree seat; a lot of tables; 50+ dining chairs including cane seat; camel back & steamer trunks; lamps; smoking stands; wash stand; small washing machine; a lot of antique wooden furniture parts & misc wood; marble pieces; antique wood & porcelain furniture rollers; 100’s of wooden drawers; bicycles w/gas tanks; old baby stroller; coaster wagons; Cub Cadet LT 1046 23HP/46” riding mower; washer & dryer; microwave; 2 door refrigerator; combination safe & so much more!



Fantastic Upcoming Auction

Keen Kutter/Simmons Hardware Collection of Harold and Nan Yantis, Jr.

One way to describe this auction is some of the Best of the Best Keen Kutter and Simmons Hardware items to be found.  Even though this auction is live and online, you can best see the quality of most of the items by attending the auction in person.

Simmons Auction Co.

Friday and Saturday, 26-27 June 2015

312 Clark Street, Ray Co. Veterans Building

Richmond, MO 64058

NOTE:  The auction is now on Proxibid:

Friday, 26 June 2015

Saturday, 27 June 2015


Beckort Auctions, LLC

117 1/2 E Chestnut St
Corydon, IN 47112

Phone 812.738.9476
Fax 502.470.4500




AUCTIONEERS COMMENTS: Due to health reasons Mr. ******** is selling his lifetime tool collection. This auction has a wide variety for the advanced collector to the novice, with selections of antique, vintage, & modern tools. Watch for the complete catalog-this is a VERY preliminary listing! This auction catalog will feature 800+ lots with 2500+ detailed photos! 



Location:  Corydon & Ramsey, Indiana


INSPECTION:  ALL SITES (A thru D) – Tues. June 23 from 4-7 pm

BIDDING ENDS: Mon. June 29

     -CATALOG #1: BIDDING ENDS AT 6:00 PM - LOTS #1-234

     -CATALOG #2: BIDDING ENDS AT 7:30 PM – LOTS #235-503

BIDDING ENDS:  Tues. June 30

     -CATALOG #3: BIDDING ENDS AT 5:00 PM – LOTS #1000-1051

     -CATALOG #4: BIDDING ENDS AT 6:00 PM - LOTS #1052-1239 

     -CATALOG #5:  BIDDING ENDS AT 7:30 PM - LOTS #1240-1531

PICK-UP (SITE A-Corydon, IN): Wed. July 1 from 3-6 pm

PICK-UP (SITES B/C/D- Ramsey, IN): Thurs. July 2 from 3-6 pm


     -SITE A – ********Corydon, IN 47112 (INCLUDES LOTS #1-503)

     -SITE B –  House, *******Ramsey, IN 47166 (INCLUDES LOTS #1000-1239)

     -SITE C – Shop., ********Ramsey, IN 47166 (LOTS #1240-1461)

     -SITE D – Portable Bldg., ********Ramsey, IN 47166 (LOT #1462-1531)

EARLY CABINETMAKERS TOOL CHEST: Awesome 1800’s chest, completely original red/black exterior paint with dovetail joints; then inside includes extensive multi-color wood inlays on 10 trays and chest lid, brass hardware, & detailed scribe work on lock; a true survivor!

PRIMITIVE/EARLY TOOLS: Ca 1800’s massive treadle wood lathe; Emmert pattern makers vise; New Rogers #6 treadle jig saw; elaborate WF&J mortis; cast Companion wood lathe; Barnes pedal jig saw; Oliver band saw; work benches; shaving horses; froes; crosscut saws; RR jacks; grind stones; carpenters chest; cabinets

450+ WOOD PLANES: a vast collection with lots of variety; Stanley 212; Standard Rule #33; Stanley #55 w/cutters; Stanley; Sargent; Bailey; Union; Bedrock; Miller Falls; gouge; molding; combination plow; multi; block; jointer; jack; router

CHISELS & CARVING TOOLS: Several quality sets; huge quantity of all sizes & kinds; carving sets; lathe knives; chisel sets; etc

VINTAGE TOOLS: large selection of all types & brands; squares & folding rules (Bridge City); brass plumb bobs; (2) early cast pencil trimmers; watchmakers tool set; brass levels; saws; patternmakers saws; Stanley oak cabinets; etc

GERSTNER OAK MACHINEST TOOL BOXES: 10 pcs-assorted sizes/types 

VINTAGE TOOL ADVERTISING: Shapleigh glass paperweight; adv’g drill index holders; tool books & catalogs; Stanley printer blocks; Belknap displays; wood boxes

KEEN KUTTER ADVERTISING: 10”x28” store sign-JG Zabel Lanesville IN; original 36” knife display with cast KK lettering; 8+ large original tool display doors with KK cast emblems 

POWERMATIC EQUIPMENT (ALL SINGLE PHASE): #26 shaper; #45 wood lathe; #50 edger; #66 table saw; #90 wood lathe; #100 planer; #141 band saw; #1150 drill press

MODERN SHOP ITEMS/TOOLS: Large selection of modern wood-working quality tools; AXA Aloris tool post; South Bend metal lathe; Boice Crane (lathe, jointer); 50+ wood clamps; wood work benches; large quality selection; machinist tool chests; chainsaws; aluminum walk-boards; several sections of scaffolding; long-handled tools; 

WOOD: collection of exotic woods & quality lumber

COUNTRY PRIMITIVES/ANTIQUES: Elaborate cast iron/oak book display stand; cast tobacco plug cutters; marble collection; (2) early stoneware pig banks; primitive seated cabbage cutter; Kitterman/Shaffer inlaid walking canes; Star thread cabinet; ox yoke; cast iron seats; #1 cast dinner bell; Falls City minnow buckets; granite ware; hand-made quilts; primitive spinning wheel; kitchen primitives; early stoneware; cast iron; Sterling banjo; wash boards; 50’s bakelite radios; Gilbert wildlife prints; vintage cameras; Bruce Fox; cook books; 500+ LP records; etc 

VINTAGE POCKET KNIFE COLLECTION: 100+ to include-Case, Belknap, Barlow, etc


6th Annual Hotter ‘N Hell Antique Tool Auction

11 July 2015

Harvester Lions Club

4835 Central School Road

St. Charles (St. Louis area), MO 63304


8th Annual St. Charles Antique Tool Auction

19 September 2015

Harvester Lions Club

4835 Central School Road

St. Charles (St. Louis area), MO 63304


3rd Annual Fall Antique Tool Auction

21 November 2015

Harvester Lions Club

4835 Central School Road

St. Charles (St. Louis area), MO 63304