45th International Antique Tool Auction

Radisson Inn
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA

Friday, 31 October and Saturday, 1 November 2014
 on Friday is a tradition that has been part of the Brown Auction for more than 27 years. The sale has grown over the years and this fall we anticipate about 60 dealers filling nearly 90 tables with fine tools. There will no doubt be something for everyone.

THE AUCTION on Saturday features choice selections from several fine collections.  Union No. 0 plane in fine condition.  Plow planes including, solid body, mint J.H. Lamb silver-mounted, Greenfield with solid nuts,  Sandusky boxwood center wheel.  Unique Cheney adjustable wrench with both original patent papers.  Only known example of H. Porter ratchet brace.  G. Cuppers mantle clock inclinometer, one of only two known.  Patented planes include Silcock, Fales, Birmingham, Eclipse, Sargent, Bowden.  Set of Hilary Klein miniature wrenches.  Several L. Bailey planes, including Victor and Defiance models.  Large selection of Stanley planes in original boxes.  Wooden planes including rare and early makers.  Boxwood rules in mint condition.  Gauges, squares, levels and many other rare and unusual layout tools.  Wrenches, drills, saws, hammers, wrenches, chisels, and slicks.  Tools boxes and benches.  Typewriters, pencil sharpeners, and other office items.  Surveying and scientific instruments.  Patent models and salesman’s samples.  Advertising and point of sale items.  And, as always, a good selection of high quality box lots.



This Ponca Hills estate auction features a 1948 Ferguson Farm Tractor and mower; vintage oil lamps & kerosene lanterns; a multitude of old wood planes and other hand tools; art, antiques, countless collectibles, household furnishings, and so much more


Begins: 11/01/14 at 10:00 AM CDT 
Location: 4128 Red Fox Lane, Fort Calhoun, NE 68023


Friday & Saturday, November 7 & 8 - 10:00 AM

East edge of Sigourney, Iowa on Hwy 92/149

OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, November 6, 3:00 – 6:00PM

Links to catalog with pictures and bidding         Proxibid Friday            Proxibid Saturday

Printable Auction Order Lists      Friday List        Saturday List


FRIDAY:  586 lots of  Winchester, Marble’s, Keen Kutter, Case, Schrade, Remington, Franklin Mint hunting & pocket knives, mostly NIB; Plumb Boy Scout axe; cleavers; Winchester roller skates w/box; miscellaneous Winchester items;



SATURDAY:  500+ /- lots Winchester, Keen Kutter, E.C. Simmons, Shapleigh & Marble’s tools & memorabilia; axes, pipe wrenches, saws, levels, planes, yard tools, display racks, pliers, chisels, safety-axes, drills, food choppers, padlocks, watch fobs, flashlights, matchbox & compass gift set from Marble’s, Zippo lighters, paper goods, & books; Keen Kutter knife/fork sets;



Elbert Willis Collection 
from Davenport, IA


Nov. 22, 2014
Harvester Lions Club
4835 Central School Road
St. Charles (St. Louis), MO 63304

Our last sale of the year is off to a great start. This one begins with more English, Dutch, Austrian and other Continental tools, and tool chests from the Mark Lynott collection from Lincoln, Nebraska; more plane parts and Stanley #34 tool catalogs from the Arlet Cassaidy collection in Waterloo, Iowa; a wide variety of carpenter and copper’s tools and Gerstner machinist chest from the late Bill Baader collection of Springfield, Ohio. Baader was President of the Midwest Tool Collectors Association in the early days of the organization. More great Baader tools will be featured in our next six or seven sales. There will be something in this sale for collectors, users and dealers of just about every class of antique carpenter tools. Online absentee will be available for this and all future sales. 
To see the photos thus far processed click (HERE. ) 
To see a working list click (HERE. )


3rd Annual Antique and Collectible Auction

Saturday, 22 November 2014, 10 am central time

American Farm Heritage Museum

1395 Museum Avenue, Greenville IL

Both an onsite and online auction

An excellent collection of Keen Kutter items, some Winchester items, and many, many other items.


*THCKK Annual Meeting and Auction - 19, 20, 21 March 2015*


20th Annual THCKK

Tool Meet & Auctions

(The Hardware Companies Kollectors Klub)

March 19, 20, & 21, 2015

312 Clark St. * Ray Co. Veterans Bldg.

Richmond, MO * 64085

Tail-Gating Starts on Thursday, 19 March!!

There will be all-day tailgating both inside the building & in the parking lot on Thursday to give everyone plenty of opportunity to buy & sell.

The building will be open by 6 AM, breakfast ready by 7 AM.


Call or Email us if you want a Catalog for this great 2-day Auction Event.  This is one of the most interesting and varied THCKK auctions we’ve held.  Please make plans to attend.  Great Tail-gate Buying & Selling, Fellowship & Great Auction!!!  Hope to see you all there!!  Lodging in Richmond Super 8, Phone 816-776-8008.

Simmons & Co. Auctioneers, Inc

Can’t Come ???  View All Lots & Bid On-Line



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:

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