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Hasty and Haines sell farm equipment
By Karin Milliman

LITCHFIELD, Mich. Brian Hasty and Phil Haines & Associates combined their auctioning skills to host an impressive farm and implement sale July 30. The top seller was a 1993 Ford F-700 that realized a final bid of $7,000.

In addition to the Ford F-700, the auction boasted various pieces of farm equipment as part of the personal property estate of Gary Ziegler.

A John Deere X740 mower also brought a good price as many of the bidders kept their cards up. The price rose as fast as the auctioneer could call it out. This John Deere was a diesel, showing only 472 hours for running time. Complete with a 62-inch deck, the final sale price on this lawn tractor was $6,000.

A bush hog with an additional 8 foot three-point rotary chopper saw a final bid of $2,000. A second bush hog sickle mower was advertised as nearly new and it also took a high bid of $2,000.

A farm sprayer system capable of holding 110 gallons with a three-point hitch sold for $150. A John Deere 45 plow blade brought a high bid of $325.

Lawn rollers were also part of the auction; an 8-foot one brought a high bid of $450, while a 4-foot one sold for $75.

An International disc with 10-foot wheel disc brought a high bid of $700.

Bidders were also treated to the opportunity to purchase several trailers; a two-wheel 6 by 4 foot trailer with wooden sides brought a high bid of $120. A tandem axle 16 foot implement trailer with ramps with a wooden bed realized $1,450.

A fishing boat with five hours running time on the motor crossed the auction block and included the trailer; it took a final bid of $2,850.

An aluminum Clipper canoe sold for $350, while a second canoe brought a bid of $240. An aluminum rowboat on its own trailer sold for $150.

A Kawasaki 250 motorcycle was pushed off for the high bid of $650 while a John Deere pedal tractor sold for $120.

Auctioneers Hasty and Haines also offered items for a work shop in the sale; a 225 amp Century wire welder sold for a high bid of $550, and an aluminum AC/DC Lincoln 225-amp welder brought a bid of $160 while an acetylene torch set realized $175.

Other highlights at the auction included a bench grinder that saw a final bid of $75 and a metal welding bench complete with a vise for $120.

A lazy Susan parts bin that stood almost 6 feet tall brought a final bid of $430.

There was one anvil that attracted a lot of attention. The piece was marked Peter Wright; these anvils were made in England and were imported to the United States in large numbers. They were manufactured from the 1850s through the 1920s. Most of these high-quality anvils were used by blacksmiths and farriers and are still in demand today. The final bid for the anvil was $850.

A Browning Sterling Series safe brought a final bid price of $425 while a Leupold Spotting Scope in its original box saw $190.

Brian Hasty Auction Company can be contacted at 517-741-4440. Haines & Associates can be contacted at 517-368-5173.

9/8/2017