Antique Farm Equipment Auctions and Results

Mark Goesch Scratch-Built Gas Engine Auction

Antique gas engine
This 50hp gas engine built in 2004 is one of several made from scratch by Mark Goesch.

Mark your calendars for the auction of Mark Goesch's scratch-built gas engine collection, Nov. 16, at 1103 Eastside Drive, Sioux Center, Iowa. The auction will include several hand-crafted engines, a restored 1924 Fairbanks-Morse Model Z, machinery and tools.

The live auction starts at 10:30 a.m.; the simulcast begins at noon.

For more information, contact Del Beyer of Iowa Auction Group at (712) 348-2738 or

Farm Equipment Auction in Lawrence, Kansas

McCormick-Deering tractor
Photo courtesy Elston Auction Co.

PUBLIC AUCTION: Saturday, June 1, 2019. 523 North 950 Rd., Lawrence, KS. Collector Tractors: 53 IHC Super W4 Serial#593-J; 50 IHC W-6; 48 IHC W-9; 40 Farmall M; 48 & 50 Farmall H’s Single Wheel; 50 Farmall B & C (Single Wheel) (All Eight Parade Ready!); Farmall Cub Lowboy; Farmall M single wheel; 67 JD 2510 w/46A Loader; Many IH items/etc.!; Much more! Seller: Ron & Dolores O’Neal. Elston Auctions, 785-218-7851, for complete listing and pictures!

Todd Friedrich Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Collection Auction

John Deere 620 orchard tractor

Todd Friedrich antique tractor and gas engine auction
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, 10 a.m.
Hutchinson, Minnesota

Sale site: 14899 Hwy 7 East, Hutchinson, MN 55350
Directions: Go 3 miles east of Jct Hwy 7 and Hwy 15. It is located right across the road from Crow River Winery, Hutchinson, Minnesota.

Auctioneer’s comment: Todd has decided to reduce his collection and offer some very nice antique tractors and gas engines at auction. Some of the tractors have been restored and others are in original running condition. Make plans now to attend!

Motels in Hutchinson, Minnesota
AmericInn | 1115 Hwy 7 E | 320-587-5515
Cobblestone Motel | 416 Prospect St. NE | 320-587-7771
Days Inn 1000 | Hwy 7 W | 320-587-6030
King Motel 1255 | Hwy 7 W | 320-587-4737

Preview of all auction items will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, contact: Todd Friedrich - #952-237-2207
Nixon Auctioneers – Lonnie Nixon – MN License 67-95
(800) 535-5996
P.O. Box 531 – Wakefield, NE 68784 | P.O. Box 296 – Laurel, NE 68745
Website: | E-mail:
All merchandise sold “As-Is” with no warranties expressed or implied by the owner or auctioneers. No exceptions!
All announcements made the day of the auction will have precedence over printed material.
Driver’s license or state-issued photo ID required for bidding number.
Payment may be made with cash or check.

Ted Billups Tractor and Crawler Collection Up for Auction

Rumely OilPull

This 1928 Rumely Model X 25-40 is a Billups family tractor. The model was produced from 1928 to 1930; just 2,041 were built. of Grangeville, Idaho, has been contracted to complete the liquidation of a 93-year collection of antique tractors and crawlers from the estate of Edward Franklin “Ted” Billups. The online-only auction will open Nov. 1, and the bidding will end on Nov. 29, 2018, at 3 p.m. PST.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to offer these machines at auction. They have been fully and expertly restored by Ted Billups himself, and now will be available to the public,” says Kyle Musick, owner of

The 30-plus tractor collection includes Rumely OilPull tractors, a Buckeye Trundaar – believed to be one of three left in existence, Caterpillar 5-ton Holt WWI artillery tractor, Minneapolis-Moline tractors, Lessman power shovel, John Deere tractors, Oliver tractor and many more. Other machines included in the auction that were restored by Mr. Billups include a Yuba ball-tread tractor, and a Caterpillar R3, of which only 59 were ever made.

Ted Billups was born and raised on the Camas Prairie of North Central Idaho. He began work at the local John Deere dealership, Brown Motors (later Bell Equipment), at the age of 19, and worked there for 75 years. He was known throughout the community for his extensive knowledge, which he was generous with, as well as his work ethic. Ted and his wife, Dolores, raised their family in Grangeville, where each year’s 4th of July parade would feature his tractors.

Mr. Billups was a well-known collector and restoration expert. His collection and expertise have been featured in Farm Collector and Fastline magazines, as well as numerous other publications.

Ted and Dolores were active members of their community and various tractor clubs. While at Brown Motors, Mr. Billups developed a hydraulic booster steering system that was integrated into all of Brown Motors’ three-lungers, making them easier to steer. They were Life Members of the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association, Lewis & Clark Antique Power Club, Branch 54, and was inducted into the National Hall of Fame in 2010. He was also a member of the Antique Caterpillars Machinery Owner’s Club, Chapter 14.

Bidding, videos, and in-depth descriptions of all the tractors available can be found at Auction is presented in cooperation with United Country-Musick & Sons.

Gone Farmin' Spring Classic 2018 Top 10 Results

1939 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX
1938 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX.

A 1938 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX that sold for $135,450 was the top seller at Mecum's Gone Farmin' Spring Classic, April 5-7, 2018, in Davenport, Iowa. Two Waterloo Boy tractors: a 1922 Model N and a 1916 Model R, sold for $92,000 and $78,750 respectively.

The other major items include a 1910 International Model F Roadster ($68,250), 1970 John Deere 4520 ($64,050), 1930 John Deere P ($63,000), 1987 Case IH Magnum 7140 ($61,950), 1917 Case touring car ($54,600), 1958 John Deere 720 hi-crop diesel electric start ($52,500) and a 1970 John Deere 4020 diesel powershift hi-crop ($49,875).

1922 Waterloo Boy Model N
1922 Waterloo Boy Model N.

1916 Waterloo Boy Model R
1916 Waterloo Boy Model R.

1910 International Model F Roadster
1910 International Model F Roadster.

1970 John Deere 4520
1970 John Deere 4520.

1930 John Deere P
1930 John Deere P.

1987 Case IH Magnum 7140
1987 Case IH Magnum 7140.

1917 Case touring car
1917 Case touring car.

1958 John Deere 720
1958 John Deere 720 hi-crop diesel electric start.

1970 John Deere 4020
1970 John Deere 4020 diesel powershift hi-crop.

Collection of Dean Warrington Auction

Hippe Steiner 6 hp engine

The Collection of Dean Warrington gas engine auction will take place Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., at 128 East St., Hampshire, Illinois.

Among the gas engines for sale:

Hippe Steiner 6 hp on original trucks, very rare (pictured above)
Sandwich Heavy 6 hp, sharp condition
Circa-1916 Sandwich Light 6 hp on original trucks
Sandwich 1-1/2 and 2-1/2 hp on original trucks
New Way 4 hp on trucks
Fairbanks-Morse 3, 6 and 7-1/2 hp
Stover 6 hp
McCormick-Deering M 1/1-2 hp on wheel barrel cart

And many others!

Other items include a Norgard log splitter, WC wood roller mill and pump jack water pump.

For more information:

Hilpipre Auction Co.
Waterloo, IA
(319) 235-6007
(319) 415-0816

Terms: All sales as is, where is. No warranties or guarantees. All sales are final. For all purchases: cash or good check, credit card (with additional fee). No buyer's premium for onsite purchases. For webcast purchases a 10 percent buyer's premium will apply.

Jake Dyck Estate Auction

Gas engine up for auction

The real estate auction for the late Jake Dyck, a collector of 30 antique gas engines, will take place Saturday, July 22, at 10 a.m. The auction is 9 miles north of Walhalla, North Dakota, on Highway 32 in Manitoba, Canada. Visit the Bill Klassen Auctions website for a list of items and photos. For more information, call (204) 325-4433 or (204) 325-6230 (cell).


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