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by Beckort Auctions, LLC


May 25, 2017 - 5:00 PM-LIVE EVENT Eastern


Estate of Robert `Bob` Mathes
950 Fairview Church Rd SW
Corydon, IN 47112


Live Auction


Highlights: antique tractors, farm equipment, horse drawn equipment, country primitives, antiques, large anvil, etc! A true country estate auction, approx 3 hr event.

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Beckort Auctions, LLC

115 E. Chestnut St.
Corydon, IN 47112


Auction Listing


Location: 950 Fairview Church Rd SW, Corydon, IN 47112
Located just 4.5 miles S of Corydon or 10 miles N or Brandenburg!

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COUNTRY PRIMITIVES/ANTIQUES: Goodell Co Bonanza 98 commercial apple peeler; early wall-mt coffee grinder; large 6’ blacksmith bellows; (6) bundle forks; hand ptd sign “Super Crost Field Day-Robert Mathes”; (6) cross-cut saws; egg basket; galv tubs; copper washboard; oil cans; balance beam scales; barn jack; barn lantern; vintage fishing rod/reels; Buckeye cider press (needs restored); (3) metal green lawn chairs; primitive bench; snow sled; saw blades; toy steam engine; milk cans (brass tag T. Beckett Henryville); Progress Red Hot stove; 13’ wood flat bottom boat

EARLY ANVIL: Large 200+ lb, overall length-31”, not marked (formerly from Harrison Co Farm Bureau)

ANTIQUE TOOLS: Keen Kutter 4” vise; hand crank mechanical lubricator; Belknap hand axe; 50’s era Bolens chain saw; draw knives; Belknap carpenters tool box; hand tools; wood hand planes; Stanley #46 plane; hand saws; etc

STEAM ITEMS: Buckeye 18” 3-chime brass whistle; Crosby “Ora Shuck” 6” dia brass steam gauge

EARLY BRASS BELL: Large 12” diameter ship bell

STONEWARE: C.E. Hollcroft “Distiller Kentucky Apple Brandy” Leavenworth IND jug; jugs; jars; wax sealers

LONG GUNS: Savage #29A 22 cal slide action breakdown rife with octagon barrel; Remington Sportsmaster #512 22 cal bolt action rifle; Paragon CS 12 ga SxS shotgun; Hopkins & Allen 16 ga drop block shotgun

TRUCK: 1990 Chevy S-10 pickup truck, long bed with topper.  VIN #1GCCS14Z2L8140823

TRACTORS: Massey Ferguson Super 90 gas tractor, straight original paint, HP-77, 3-pt, new front tires, 18.4x30 rear tires-10%; 1950 Ferguson TO-20 tractor, straight original paint, 3-pt, SN: 16706; MF headlights

FARM EQUIPMENT: MF 300 combine, original paint, stored inside, gas engine-not running; JD 963 running gear with hoist, 14’ bed (needs tires); JD R ground driven manure spreader (orig paint); Danuser 3-pt post hole digger with 12” auger; JD 13 hole grain drill with grass seed; JD PTO corn sheller; JD 8’ 3-pt rear blade; JD 10’ 2-section drag harrow; Dearborn 3-pt 2x plow; JD 3-pt 10x chisel plow; JD 4x pull type plow; JD 5x 3-pt semi-mtd plow; IH 10’ drag disc; JD 3-pt 4x plow; MF 3-pt 1x ripper with pipe laying attachment; Brinly Hardy Co running gear with hoist, flatbed; (3) 4” augers; gravity wagon; NH pull type hay conditioner; MF grain/corn heads (parts); oak lumber; hyd cylinders; David Bradley walk behind with attachments (rough); SCRAP IRON

EARLY EQUIPMENT: Rosenthal #40 corn husker/shredder, steel wheels, shed kept, original paint visible; early IHC grain binder; Madison Plow Co horse drawn tobacco setter; water tender wagon tank (riveted); Deming hand water transfer pump; (3) endless belts

SHOP ITEMS: Stihl 042AV chain saw; Craftsman table saw; socket & wrench sets; power tools; pry bars; long handled tools; chains; chain hoist; etc

OWNER: Estate of Robert “Bob” Mathes

AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Approximately 2.5-3 hr auction, buildings are packed, will be some surprises! No early inspections.

DIRECTIONS: From Corydon, south on IN-135 4.3 miles, right (west) on Fairview Church Rd 0.3 miles to site. From Brandenburg, north on IN-135 10.5 miles, left (west) on Fairview Church Rd 0.3 miles to site.


General Terms of the Auction: Information is subject to change. All lots are sold as is, where is, with all faults, imperfections and errors of description. Due diligence is the responsibility of the bidder/buyer. All sales are final. No credit card charge backs will be allowed. Purchases may be removed upon receipt of payment in full. Buyers assume complete responsibility for care of each purchase at time of sale. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. All statements made prior to the sale of any item take precedence over written material and any prior verbal statements. The auction company is not responsible for accidents, thefts, errors or omissions.

1. Catalog: Beckort Auctions, LLC has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for this auction to provide accurate descriptions of all items. All property is sold “AS-IS” and it is the bidder’s responsibility to determine the exact condition of each item. Printed statements or descriptions by staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion.
2. Internet Bidding: If available, refer to the terms and conditions of the specific auction when registering for this option.
3. Payments: All accounts must be settled at the conclusion of the auction. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards. Your credit card will be charged for your purchases, plus buyer’s premium (if applicable), and any taxes. If method of payment is made by credit card, there will be a 5% buyer's premium applied. There is no additional buyer's premium if purchase is made with cash or check. A pre-auction authorization for on-line purchases will be performed to establish available credit. Debit cards may show a hold on funds for a short period of time. Nothing will be charged to your card until a purchase is made. Any transaction necessary to collect insufficient funds will have a $25 fee imposed. Cash and checks may also be accepted; however, be sure to have adequate funds in your account.
4. On-Line Bidding: Our on-line auctions move quickly! If you are interested in an item, bid quickly. If you win an item you will be notified by email. In order to have enough time to conduct authorizations, registration must be completed at least 24 hours in advance of the auction; if it is a multiple day event, 24 hours prior to the first day of the auction. If the day before an auction falls on a holiday or weekend, the deadline is the day before the holiday or the Friday prior to the auction.
5. Registration: In order to better serve our customers, all bidders must provide their name, address, daytime phone number, and email address at which they can be contacted. This is to insure good communication between Beckort Auctions, LLC and the bidder throughout any transactions.
6. Unpaid Balances: The purchaser agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by the auction company in the collection of funds. The purchaser also agrees that a fee of 2% per month be added to the balance of any unpaid balance due the auction company and any other costs or losses incurred by the purchaser’s failure to adhere to these terms. Any debt collection or dispute proceedings will be heard in Harrison County, Indiana.
7. Bidding: The auctioneer has the sole discretion to advance the bidding and may reject a nominal advance, should it in his estimation prove injurious to the auction. The auctioneer shall be the final judge in all bidding disputes and shall name a bidder as the purchaser. The auction company shall not be held responsible for any ‘missed’ bids or bids unseen by the auctioneer. By bidding on any item, the bidder shows acceptance of the terms of the auction.
8. The auction company shall not be held responsible for any “missed” bids or bids unseen by the auctioneer. The auction company reserves the right to refuse service to any person.
9. All sales are final. NO refunds.


From Corydon, south on IN-135 4.3 miles, right (west) on Fairview Church Rd 0.3 miles to site. From Brandenburg, north on IN-135 10.5 miles, left (west) on Fairview Church Rd 0.3 miles to site.