FARTHING REAL ESTATE AND AUCTIONEERS            PROUDLY SERVING YOU AND YOUR                         COMMUNITIES FOR 70 YEARS!

We are a full service real estate and auctioneer company servicing Findlay and all of Hancock as well as the surrounding counties since 1946. Our experienced and licensed Auctioneers and Realtors specialize in the purchase & sale of any type of real estate and can also assist in all aspects in the sale of estates, antiques & collectibles, farm equipment, and virtually all types of personal property. We also specialize in personal property and real estate appraisal services. We strive to satisfy all of your real estate, auction & appraisal needs in a timely and flexible manner. We will continue to offer dedicated, personalized service to all of our clients & customers as we have been doing since 1946.

 

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

   LAST MINUTE MOVING SALE  

 

  APPLIANCES, VINTAGE & COLLECTIBLE ITEMS OFFERED

AT PUBLIC AUCTION                                    

 THURSDAY, July 28th  STARTING AT 5 PM    

                                 

 ON THE PREMISES AT 425 N. Main St., Bluffton, Ohio 

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: NO BUYER’S PREMIUM OF ANY KIND! LOTS OF MODERN, CLEAN ITEMS OFFERED AT THIS SALE. MUCH MORE WILL BE OFFERED THAN IS LISTED HERE!

WE ARE OFFERING MANY NICE THINGS INCLUDING NEW STACKABLE WASHER/DRYER (FEW MONTHS OLD), STOVE, STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SET, REFRIGERATOR, FULL INVENTORY OF SMALL HOUSEHOLD GOODS, LOTS OF GOOD FURNITURE, BOYD’S BEARS FIGURINES, FOUNTAIN PEN COLLECTION, GLASSWARE & BOTTLES/JARS, MANY CRAFTING AND JEWELRY MAKING ITEMS, HAND TOOLS & RELATED ITEMS AND MANY MORE ITEMS TO BE DISCOVERED!

 

TWO RING AUCTION

                                                                      

 OF  FANTASTIC ANTIQUES, WWII US & GERMAN MILITARY ITEMS, EARLY & MODERN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, COINS, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TOOLS AND ITEMS FROM THE BARN

             OFFERED AT PUBLIC AUCTION, THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH  AT 1PM                                 ON THE PREMISES AT THE HANCOCK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS-MERCHANT'S BUILDING, 1017 E. SANDUSKY ST. FINDLAY, OHIO

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: JANET STUBER IS A WELL KNOWN AND RESPECTED MUSICIAN AND GRAND ORGANIST. NO BUYER'S PREMIUM OF ANY KIND!! RESTROOMS AND GOOD FOOD AVAILABLE!  LOTS OF PICTURES @WWW.AUCTIONZIP.COM  ID #6376. TWO RINGS FROM THE START, BRING A FRIEND AND A TRUCK!! SOME TRULY UNIQUE FINDS HERE!! THIS IS A VERY PARTIAL LISTING! MANY MORE GOOD ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE. THERE WAS AN  EXTREMELY UNFORTUNATE ELECTRICAL FIRE IN THE HOME, AND WHILE THERE WERE ITEMS LOST IN THE FIRE OR SMOKE DAMAGED, MOST OF THE ANTIQUES WERE WELL PROTECTED. ALL OF THE SHOWCASE ITEMS HAD ALREADY BEEN REMOVED FROM THE HOME PRIOR TO THE FIRE AND ARE NOT DAMAGED. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT A SPECIFIC ITEM OR ITEMS, PLEASE CALL TRAVIS AT 419-348-4612 FOR DETAILS.

 

ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE ITEMS: Fantastic political item: 1936 Cast Iron Elephant marked Land-on Roosevelt; early Civil War books, WWI books, several circa 1800’s leather bound bibles, Many other good antique to modern books; Assassination of Abraham Lincoln booklet-printed in 1865!;  Collection of Nazi Germany military insignia, patches, and medals, including Tank Nazi Pin; Lots of early Cast iron pans large to small, Wagner Ware cast iron small cookware set; Cast iron Pig, Fantastic Early German Handmade Marble - 2+ inch 4-paneled Onionskin with 3 different colors-RARE!, Primitive Oak 5th leg dry sink w/ pull-out work table-very good shape, Metal and wood early Barber chair-rough, Vintage Child’s metal kitchen items, Lots of early ephemera items, marbles, three-3 section narrow Barrister Bookcases with leaded glass; Large-tabletop oak sliding glass door showcases, Primitive Dough box, large Primitive feed bin, Primitive pottery work bowls and wooden bowls, several vintage & primitive utilitarian items, glassware including ruby flash, Oak Lectern, plant stands, large Philco cabinet radio;  Mission Oak Library table/desk, two primitive jelly cupboards, very large steamer trunk & other trunks, wooden advertising boxes, glass kerosene lamps, enamel and granite ware items; EVERY SHOWCASE WE OWN WILL BE FILLED WITH GOOD SMALLS!!; costume jewelry, unique Gothic spindle bed, Cast iron gas space heater-ornate,  early Mason’s items including 1875 pamphlet, 1901 Kenton Directory and 1875 Hardin County Atlas- other Hardin county items; WWI & WWII uniforms/military insignia and emblems; mechanical tin toys and other children’s items, AND SO MUCH MORE!!   

U.S. & GERMAN MILITARY ITEMS; WWI & WWII SELLS AT 4 PM: JUST FOUND!: On the WWI US uniform is a collar pin and shoulder patch that is a very rare Chemical Corps (Warfare) insignia. Mrs. Stuber's late husband, John Stuber, served in WWII until the very end. He went in with Patton & troops and was there to witness the taking down of the Nazi banner in Berlin, and then went on to Nuremberg. We also possess his dog tags. He collected many items that we will be offering here including: Many badges and insignia featuring U.S. WWII: 7th Army Pyramid of Power patches (2), 5th Army North patches (2), 45th Infantry Division Thunderbird patches (3), Hellcats Tank Destroyer Patches (3), and other badges/patches & related items, GERMAN THIRD REICH WWII: Unique raised metallic gold threaded patch w/airplane and metal swastika in the center (I've never seen this before!), Assault Detachment Brass Belt Buckle,  Luftwaffe Air Force silver belt buckle, War Merit Cross 1939 (Civilian) in original paper bag, Matching set of Luftwaffe Air Force German Officer- Generalleutnant OF two-star rank- Collar and shoulder insignia patches,  German Bronze Close Combat Badge, German Tank Assault Badge Bronze Grade, German Army Breast Eagle Patches (2), metallic silver threaded Eagle holding Swastika-Paratrooper?, German Black Wound Badge, Stabsgefreiter- Corporal on Duty service patch; There is also WWI and WWII U.S. military uniforms, two small WWII Japanese collar(?) patches, Two very early GAR Civil War medals, and other related items. Civil War books will be sold at this time as well.   

ANTIQUE TO MODERN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED ITEMS:  EarlyBanjo in case with hand carved/mother-of-pearl inlaid finger board, and polished chrome resonator; early Ukelin string instrument(2), trainer violins; ukulele, early harmonicas-many sizes, many recorders in boxes, several flutes, early unique stringed instrument (Dulcimer?), Epiphone acoustic guitar in case and other junior guitar, Peavey guitar amplifier and loudspeaker and other similar equipment, Victorian Pump Organ and large modern electric organ, Metronomes, Lots of music books & related items, other music related items  

COINS AND GOLD/STERLING JEWELRY: sells immediately following military items at 11 AM: Just Found: Very early English/Latin coins Early 1800’s, Many Antiquity coins-possibly Roman; Several Morgan & Peace silver dollars, Kennedy/Franklin silver half dollars, silver clad Kennedy half dollars, large collection of silver Washington quarters, Mercury/Roosevelt silver dimes, Buffalo and V nickels, Indian head & wheat cent pennies, Other Silver foreign coins, Red Seal US $2 bills, many misc. coins; Many Sterling Silver bowls, spoons and other items are being found; Sterling Silver Jewelry items, Several 10K & 14K rings & other jewelry items, two silverplate flatware sets, other silver plated items;

TOOLS & ITEMS FROM THE BARN: early tools: buck saws, two and one man crosscut saws and other similar items, lots of hand tools-some older, gardening tools and related items, large collection of firewood, outdoor items and much more!