PREMIER CONSTRUCTION TOY
2-DAY LIVE AUCTION
The Dave Geis Collection of
Friday November 12th &
Saturday November 13th,
10:00 a.m. each day
Located: Girard Auction Facilities, Wakonda, SD
Day 1 Auction: This first day of this auction will featuring nearly 400 lots of toys! Includes mostly modern made toys and 1950’s & 60’s pressed steel toys. A brief list of highlights includes:
*Vintage Pressed Steel, Diecast, Tin, & Battery Op Toys! Doepke, Marx, Keystone, Wyandotte, Smith-Miller, Tonka, Structo, Buddy L, Hubley, Tri-Ang, Turner, and more—from mint & nice originals to repaints and played with-toys!
*Great mix of Modern CAT & Construction toys including 1st Gear pieces, ACMOC issued toys, NTT&C Show Toys, NZG, Norscott, Conrad, SpecCast, Ertl & other modern made & high-detail toys. CAT, AC, JD, Case, IH & all the construction manufactures!
*Various lots of Memorabilia, Promo’s, Advertising & Pictures. Several box lots of small toys too!
Day 2 Auction: The second day of this auction will include over 300 lots of “The Best” pieces of the collection. Remarkable quality & rarity! Too much to list it all here, but a few highlights include:
*CAT D-9 Coin-op Ride-on Dozer—fully restored & works A-1!
*1 of a Kind HOUGH 1/8th Scale Payloader w/ fully operational hydraulics—came from the Hough home office!
*(2) 1/4-Scale Scraper Replicas by Dan Schmidt—IH 270 & Euclid S7—both 5hp B&S Engines w/ fully operational hydraulics!
*3 Coin-Op Arcade Shovel Games—all different and working!
*Pedal Toys including a restored CAT D-4 w/ blade & a Hoover IH T-340 crawler! Several other unique ride-on toys too!
*Custom built, large-scale construction toys by Don Varva——Amazing!
*Several 1930’s Buddy L Trucks & Construction Toys—also matching T-Reproduction pieces!
*2 HUGE CCM Giant Mining Draglines—“Big Muskie” & “Ensham”—replicas of the largest draglines ever made!
*Fine Art Models Bucyrus-Erie Crane Car—remarkable!
*Unique CAT D-7 w/ PT Scraper—solid steel & impressive; also 2 Jerry Hall Custom CAT Scrapers—666 & DW-21;
*TWH Otis Steam Shovel Rail Car—amazing powered replica of the first mechanical dirt mover ever built!
*Custom Gilson Riecke CAT 60, D-6 & Thirty Tractors--also Sherwood & Teeswater models;
*High-End 1/50th Scale construction models by TMH, EMD, CCM, NZG, Car Works & more—low production pieces and amazing detail!
*Vintage Toys including Reuhl Pitmaster Rock Crusher NIB, Reuhl D-7 NIB, Ertl/Eska #12 Grader NIB & more—Full set of Reuhl toys! Cast Iron pieces too!
*1920’s Structo Sand Sifter & Truck Set—wow!
*Pressed Steel Toys—original & restored—Steelcraft, Doepke, Keystone, Buddy L, Tonka, Structo, Tri-Ang, Marx, Nylint, Lincoln, Turner, Kingsbury, & others. Nice originals to Pro-restored—includes some boxed pieces & sets too !
*Rare Salesman Sample Drag Line Bucket w/ Reversible Teeth;
*Dragline Operator’s Antique Training Model;
*Salesman Sample Duplex Rotary Scraper of Omaha;
* Barber-Greene Salesman Sample Rock Crusher Set in original carrying case!
*Great selection of memorabilia & advertising—original signs & clocks, posters, calendars, thermometer, Paperweights, Ashtrays, CAT Crawler on the Globe bookends; Dynamite Detonator, original Dynamite Crates & more!
Mr. Geis went to countless shows & auctions to assemble one of the finest collections of construction toys in country. If you collect “The Best”, this is an auction you won’t want to miss! Way too much to list it all here! Full catalog posted online with several photos of each item and what will be selling each day. This is a collection you really need to see to believe!
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD sales tax applies to onsite and instate online bidders; online bidders may be subject to their sales tax according to new federal guidelines. No onsite buyer’s premium for cash or check; 10% Buyer’s premium on all Internet, Absentee, & phone-in bids. We offer inhouse shipping service for online & absentee buyers too.
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Dave Geis of Seward, Nebraska—Owner.
Girard Auction & Land Brokers, Inc.
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Day 1 Toys & Memorabilia
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