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PO 242 • Kidron OH • 44636

Antique Tools & Collectibles

30th Annual Air Works Consignment Auction

30th Annual Air Works Auction - Antiques & Collectibles 

Mt Hope Auction Grounds GPS Location: 8076 SR 241 Millersburg OH 44654

 Thursday - Saturday, Feb. 14th - 16th at 8:30 AM w/3+ Auction Crews

Antiques & Collectibles * Antique Tools * Cast Iron * Blacksmithing Items * Butchering Items * 100+ Cast Iron Seat Collection * Antique Book Collection * Collectible Toys * Farm Primitives * Railroad Items * Knifes * Private Collections

Thursday, Feb. 14 | 9:00 A.M., Ring 2 | 600+ Antique Tools & Collectibles W/Online Bidding Click Here To Bid Online

This will be a one owner collection from Atlee Hochstetler after many years of collecting and dealing in antique tools and collectibles he has decided to liquidate his collection featuring a good selection of collector and user tools and many farm primitives. Stlyard Scales, embossed hatchets and axes, 2 girl scout and 10 boy scout hatchets, black raven axe head, lots of Stanley Tools including a #77 dowel turning machine w/8 cutters, Stanley buggy wheel nut setter, Stanley Planes include a #1, 2C, 54, 55, millers patent 41, 43 and many others. Woodrough & McParlin Panther Handsaw, many rules including a milk can rule, William Greenleaf wheel log caliber, 1800s Cincinnati marked molding planes, uncommon hammers, breast drills, hand braces, and bit sets, ice harvesting tools, variety of Winchester and Keen Kutter tools, vintage logging boots, lobster trap, 50’ rive net, some farm toys and more.

Thursday, Feb. 14 | 12:00 Ring 3 | Antique Tools, Traps, Knives & Collectibles W/Online Bidding Click Here to Bid Online

This ring will feature two sessions. Session 1: features a one owner collection of very clean high end antique tools & collectibles. Peter Wright 144 lb. Anvil; Stanley #43 Miller’s Patent (RARE); 19th Century Rosewood Stuffed Joiner Plane; Stanley #77 Dowell Machine w/½” Cutter; Stanley #10 1/2C (RARE); Stanley #55 Combination Plane; Salesman Sample Post Hole Digger; 4: White Slick Chisel; 5” Brass Turnip Plumb Bob; Book Press.

Session 2: will feature a nice variety of tools, 50+ collectable traps, 100+ quality knifes including Case xx, Schrade and many other German & American made knifes. Nice Collection of Indian artifacts and miscellaneous.

Thursday, February 14 | 9:30 A.M., Ring 4 | Uncatalogued Misc. Antiques & Collectibles

This uncatalogued session will feature approx. 1000 lots Antiques, Collectibles & Primitives including Antique Tools, Books, Blacksmith Items, Anvils, Butcher Items, Railroad Items, Primitives, Hay Trolleys, Agriculture Related Items. Studebaker Slip Scraper, 100+ Traps, Lots of Hay Straw & Silage Forks, shovels. It is hard to tell what all will show up in this ring since it features most of our late arrival antiques.

Friday, February 15 | 8:30 A.M., Ring 2 | Collection of Cast Iron Seats, Hay Trolleys & Ag. Items

We are excited to offer this collection of cast iron seats, hay trolleys, tools, signs and miscellaneous antiques, primitives & collectibles. Collection will feature 100+ cast iron seats; including, Buckeye Type 5B (Seat), Kraus Akron O (Seat), Warrior Mower Type 3A (Seat) other seat names like McCormick, Walter A. Wood, Champion, Oliver, Buckeye, Deering, Bradleys, Stoddard, Chieftain, Superior, Noxons, Whitely and many others. Red Wing KO-Rec feeder chick waterer, Ertyl JD Skidder, Burn Blue Cool W.P. Rouse & Son Thermometer, New Idea #8 manure spreader (framed poster), 20+ Hay Trolleys including a Porter Hay Trolley, The Superior Drill Co. Springfield Oh, Hay Trolley W/Pulley, The Dexter Hog Oiler, Dexter Ia W/Original Stone, Implement tool boxes, Old Signs & Thermometers, wooden pulleys, butter churns, Dr. Legear’s medicine bits, corn shellers, scales, hatchets, adzes, breast drills, planes, Wayne Dalton Mt Hope, Oh. Semi. Great Variety and Quality!

Friday, February 15   |   2:00 P.M., Ring 2   |   400+ Rare Book Collection – Catalogued Sale

Lots of German Bibles & Song Books; 1763 Saur Bible; 1785 Ausbund; 1815 Ausbund; 1849 Shem Zook Martyrs Mirror; 1735 Bible; Amish History; C.P.S.; Books from the late David Wagler; Farming Magazines; Nickle Mines Happening Newspapers; Haus Segen by David L Beiler; Western Books; Horatio Alger Jr; other Children Books; Train Magazine; Civil War; Abe Lincoln; Birding; We are cleaning off our shelves, it’s hard to say what will show up. Thank you to E & N Rare books for putting together another great lineup of collectible books and a variety of good reading material.

            Friday, February 15   |   8:00 A.M., Ring 3   |   All Day Session 1,000+ Uncatalogued Antiques

User Antique Tools & Collectables @ 8:00 AM:  This session will feature a good variety of quality user tools including lots of name brands like Stanley, Millers Falls, Fulton, Ohio Tool, Keen Kutter, Bluegrass, Yankee and others. A great variety of planes, drills & breast drills, crosscut saws, tool chests, striking tools including axes, adzes, hatchets also will have lots of Hay, Straw, and Silage Forks. Note: We will be kicking the sale off with a bang selling lots of tools in bulk lots for 2 Hrs. (Dealers you won’t want to miss out on this session!)

Cast Iron Session at 10:00 AM Click Here to Bid Online 200+ lots of clean cast iron related items with lots of Griswold & Wagoner pieces including a Griswold # 20, 14, and 13 and lots of other unique Griswold and Wagoner pieces in this sale as well. This sale will feature an amazing lineup of cast iron user and collectable items.

Anvil & Blacksmithing Session at 12:00 Noon Click Here to Bid Online 350+ Lots of Anvils; Cones and Swages and misc. blacksmithing related items.  Collection includes anything from a 26 lb. Peter Wright Anvil to a 1300 lb. Swage block. The collection will feature brand names like Peter Wright, Fisher, Hay Budden, Trenton, Colonial, Mouse Hole, French Pig, Railroad Bridge and many others. Many farriers, saw & carriage makers anvils, lots of hardies, tongues, tin tools, forges & forge blowers, post Vises including 3 Fisher chain drive post vices and others, table top vises, and more. There will 100 + Anvils, 100+ Cone Mandrels and Swages, 100+ Hardies & Hammers in this collection. This collection is truly an opportunity of lifetime to bid on an extremely clean collection of anvils, cone mandrels, swages and other quality blacksmithing related items.

Salesman Samples – Toys - Miniatures – Model Engines & Steam Whistles Session at 5:00 PM Click here to Bid Online

121 pc. Leather Bond Louis L’mour Book Set (NIB), Salesman Samples as follows Rare Bullards Hay Tetter in Original Box, Corn Planter, Cultivator, Sausage Stuffer, Silo, Ice Cream Freezer, Reel Mower, Wilton bench vice, Wooden Wash Machine and more. We will also have a nice lineup of 1/8th scale toys and pedal tractors in this session.

Friday, February 15   |   9:00 A.M., Livestock Arena Building   |   350+ One Owner Collection Gun Auction

This private collection of 350 guns will be held in conjunction with the 30th Annual Air Works Auction This gun auction will be conducted in the livestock arena building and buyers will need to register separately for this sale. This auction will feature an outstanding lineup of quality guns including 30 Winchester Commemoratives, Winchester Rifles, Remington Rifles, Remington Shotguns, Savage Guns, Browning Rifles & Shotguns and many more. Visit ID Photo's and more information. Auctioneer ID 32963

Saturday, Feb. 16 | 8:30 A.M., Ring 2 | Collectible Toy Auction

200+ Lots of collectible toys including 50+ lots of horse drawn toys including a 6- horse hitch Belgian horses w/wagon, hay mower, corn & grain binder, hay rake & wagon, bobsled w/horses, manure spreader, fore-carts, covered wagon and more. 40+ lots of 1/8th scale toys including a John Deere Model D-B-4010, Farmall 806 & 1206 w/dual wheels and a 560 & 460, John Deere manure spreaders, discs, JD Oliver, various tractors and more. 1/16th scale tractors including a case 500, 600 & 800, JD, International, Massey Harris, Oliver, Farmall and others. Thrashing Machines including a Dion, Red River Special, John Deere, Rumely, Case, McCormick Deering & Wood Brothers. Steam engines, pedal tractors and more. Lots more coming in.

Saturday, February 16 | 8:30 A.M., Ring 3 | Butchering, 100+ Pocket Watches & Clocks

This ring will have a variety of Antiques and collectibles but focus primarily on an excellent lineup of quality butchering related items as well as a session featuring a 100+ pocket watches & mantle clocks. Butchering Session @ 8:30 AM There will be a full line of butchering tools including 12- Enterprise #32 meat grinders (rebuilt), 20+ Enterprise sausage stuffers, 6+ copper kettles, 10+ Iron kettles, hand crank slicers, stainless tables, meat saws and other butchering related items. Pocket Watches & Mantle Clocks Session @ 10:30 AM This session will feature a nice lineup of a 100+ Elgins, Waltons and other name brand pocket watches. There will be various sizes, styles and Jewels to choose from in this collection. A nice lineup and variety of mantle clocks in this session as well. Whether you’re a collector, dealer or user there should be something for everyone in this session. Miscellaneous: several like new Maytag wash machines, Dazey Butter Churns (from 1 to 8 qt)., cream separators, variety of crocks, egg baskets, dough bowls, water pumps and more.

Auction Terms: Cash, Check or Credit Card w/valid ID. There will be a 5% buyer's premium on-site with an additional 3% for all credit card purchases. Different terms for Online bidding will apply. All items are sold “as is, where is with no warranty expressed or implied." Sales tax does apply unless exempt.

Auction Information: For complete and updated auction details, catalogs & photo’s as well as online bidding links please visit or visit auction ID 40056. (No internet = No problem) Request full auction listings and catalogs from the Air Works Auction Office at P.O. Box 242 Kidron, OH. 44636 or by Office Phone 330.749.4362.

Note: This sale will feature a wide variety of antiques & collectibles including several complete liquidations of long time private collectors. For a complete listing and catalog Go to our website at or find us on (auctioneer ID 40052) for updates and online catalogs. If you would like a physical copy of the Blacksmithing Catalog, Antique Tool and Book catalogs, please send $10 with your request to the Air Works Consignment Auction; (Antique Division) P.O. Box 242, Kidron, OH 44636.

Consignment Unloading Schedule

Mon. February 11th from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M.,

Tue. & Wed. February 12th & 13th from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Thursday 8:00 AM to 12:00 by Appointment Only.