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Howman Auction

Thursday, January 12, 2023 9:00 AM


Downsizing and selling a nice variety of item from a lifetime collection, plus items from other homes at public
auction. Auction to be held in The FFA Building, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, Ohio. The fairgrounds
are located at the junction of US Route 30 and State Route 3 South.

Chattels Description

HOWMAN AUCTION: Downsizing a lifetime collection of local items including 200+ milk bottles, advertising, sports memorabilia, & much more. MILK BOTTLES: Smith’s, Elm Farm, Wooster Farm Dairies, Lawson’s, Isaly’s, Goshen, Ideal Dairy, Uhrichsville Ice Co., Borden’s, Boyer, Gasser, R.W. Kirk, Ashland Sanitary, Shonks’, Shelby Pure Milk Co., Nadelin Dairy, Home Dairy, Bird Wells, Weltmer, Emmons, City Dairy, Haas, & many more. ADVERTISING: Calendars: Wooster Equity, H and H Dairy, The Wooster Farm Dairies Co., Swartz Cash Store, Swinehart’s Farm Dairy, Wayne Tractor Sales, Shelly’s Dairy, Floyd Mumaw Pioneer Seed Corn, Yarman Bros. & more. Thermometers: Sweet Clover Dairy, Spink Street Grocery, Stair’s Texaco, Wayne Distributing, Ideal Dairy, Retzler Hardware, Riverdale Dairy, & more. OTHER LOCAL ITEMS: Sheller Lard can; The Farmers Livestock Ass’n Auction ashtray; dairy products containers: Welday’s, WoosterMaid, Ideal Dairy, Fuhrman’s, Tebbit’s, Cottage Creamery, & more; yardsticks; other advertising. LOCAL SPORTS: Schedules; programs; photos. ADDITIONAL ITEMS: Glassware including Depression glass, Fenton, Imperial, Northwood, & a variety of other glassware & dishes; antique wooden crank butter churn; milk cans; political buttons; Commodore VIC-20 computer; vintage TRS-80 computer games; Coke & Pepsi bottles & glasses; New Era Potato Chip cans. OTHER SPORTS MEMORABILIA: Baseball mitts; framed pictures (many Cleveland Indians); signed pictures; baseball cards; baseball bats; bobbleheads; Kenner Starting Lineups. FURNITURE: Bed; lift chair; China hutches; upholstered chairs; sofa, curio cabinet. Marian Howman, Owner.

PRIVITERA AUCTION: Large collection of vintage scales, lanterns, wood planes and more! 100+ scales including: many early store and pharmacy scales, Dr. scales, hanging scales, weights, scoops; 100+ lanterns, some very rare, including many railroad, ship, early automobile and buggy lanterns, lantern globes and parts; primitive wood plane and tool collection including wood block and molding planes; early carpenters box; steamer trunk w/ Currier and Ives print in lid; mantle clocks; unique brass, cast iron and wood statues; vintage typewriters and adding machines; many oil lamps large and small; candle sticks; vintage artwork and pictures, including many prints; lead glass windows; early National cash register; hundreds of old mailbox doors from post office; skeleton key collection; books; tin toys; marbles; Norman Rockwell tin signs; vintage doll house furniture; 45 records; Royal Doulton Toby mugs; wood shaft golf clubs; vintage swords; silver?/silver plate; cast iron animal figures; few crocks and jugs; blue/green Mason jars; cow bells; copperware; cast iron molds; wooden bowls; meat grinders; sausage stuffer; pulleys; dinner bell; primitive cookware; ice tongs; vintage camera collection including Fidelity leather polaroid, Revere #8 and many others; clarinet; lots of glassware and China; much more to be discovered and uncovered. Check website for more details and photos on the scale and lantern collections. Former collection of: Angelo Privitera; Sale by order of: Karen Privitera

AUCTION #3: BARN CLEANOUT including Buckeye Truck and Implement, Wooster tractor umbrella; LC Maier Implement Canton umbrella; box of old equipment manuals; old Ohio Farmer and other magazines; New Idea wall mount brochure display; hand corn planters; Sofa, Remington chainsaw, hospital bed; & more.

NOTE – Nice quality and variety to start the year. Selling in 3 rings. Furniture to sell approximately 11:30.  Much of auction in heated building. Plan to attend.

TERMS– Cash or Good Check                   Breakfast and Lunch

AUCTIONEERS – Dave Acker, Nick DeFelice, Paul Emerson, & Jed Acker (330-749-6248)


Cash or good check

4939 Millbrook Road
 Wooster, OH 44691

Dave Acker
Auctioneer / Realtor
C: (330) 466-4080

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