John Deere Tool & Memorabilia Auction
Friday March 29th, 10:00 a.m.
Located: Girard Auction Facilities, Wakonda, SD
Nearly 500 Catalog lots! 99.9% of this collection comes from the Charles Trask Collection of Waterloo, IA. Mr. Trask was an avid collector of anything John Deere along with a being a retired employee of Deere & Co.! Several pieces we have never seen before including some truly, 1-of-akind pieces. Highlights include:
6 Different John Deere—Henry Dreyfuss Tractor Mock-up Prints from 1967—all show the proposed design for the “Next Generation” of Tractors—4 B&W 4510’s, a Log Skidder, and a later color drawing. 1-of-a-kind pieces of John Deere History!
3 Different John Deere Engineering Dept. Resin Sample Engines from Engineering Department—Ag Green & Yellow Ind. V8 Engines and Experimental Gold 4-cylinder—about ¼ scale, very cool!
JD Antique Tools: Nearly 200 Lots of John Deere & related company tools! King Corn Silo #48 Wrench; 10” WHMW—JOHN DEERE; 8” WHMW—DEERE & Co.—2 variations; 10” WHMW—DEERE HARVESTER; 9” SHMW—DEERE; F. Harrow KK76 Wrench-nice original; B212 2pc Swinging Wrench; D&M B470 Wrench; #15 Trailer 2pc Wrench-rare; D&M G95B; early S.C.P.Co. Wrench; Syracuse Wood Beam & IRON & STEEL Wrenches; Deere M123 S-Wrench; (2) Deere Cut-outs—2 variations; Lindeman Crawler Wrench E-315Y; 15+ Heinrich-Lanz Wrenches—all different—German John Deere; DAIN Ottumwa, IA Heavy Wrench; other DAIN Wrenches; DAIN Cast Iron Hanger; 5A & #17 Combine Wrench; 12A Combine Wrench; Canadian Disk Harrow Wrench; #5 Combine Wrench; Letz Feed Mill Wrenches, Syracuse Plow Co. Wrenches; Kemp & Burpee Sockets—B & C; Waterloo Boy Mossberg Sockets & Wrenches; VanBrunt Wrenches; Cream Separator Wrenches, Wagon Wrench; Flywheel Wrenches; Several Plow Wrenches; Threshing Machine Wrench; Threshing Machine Cylinder Straighten Tool; 20-series & 30-series Power Adjust Rims Wrench; Large Equipment Wrenches—some up to 80” long! 230 Disk Wrench; Perma-Loc Tool; several large lug wrenches; Riveting Tool NIB; Crank for Check Wire Reel; Spark Plug Wrench NIP; Cast Iron Radiator top; 1-Way Plow Nameplates—2 variations; Riveting Tool; Cast Iron Tool Box Lid; Binder Cast Iron Foot pedal; DEERE Stamped Steel Toolbox; Brass Purolator Filter; several box lots of wrenches;
JD—Modern Tools: 11pc Metric Wrench Set w/ Sleeve & Box; 18pc 3/8” Metric Socket Set NIB-nice; 14pc Modern Wrench Set NIB; 3pc Adjustable Wrench Set NIP; ¾” Ratchet—mint; ½” Breaker Bar; JD Pliers—TY25030; Fencing Pliers TY19980;
Signs & Large Items: Quality Farm Equipment Lighted Counter Sign—nice; 1950’s Paper Pennant Banner NIB; 150th Anniv. Rocking Deer Ride-on Toy; 150th Anniv. Large Wall Plaque—MINT in box; Large 2-leg Plastic Sign; Lighted 2-leg Deer Window Sign; (2) Leaded Glass Table Lamps—Logos & Tractors—both NIB; Founder’s 200th Birthday Resin Statue; 3’x5’ 2-leg Flag; 3’x5’ DEERE POWER Flag; Chad Little Flags & Banners;
JD—Memorabilia: 1937 Copper Pennies Wall Hanging—nice; Employee ID Badges—Blue VanBrunt, Argentina, Yellow D&M, Green & Black Tractor Works, Des Moines Works and others; ’37 Centennial Oil Can Bank; MOP Watch Fob; Deere & Mansur Stoneware Wall Pocket; Sparks new Power 4-leg Lighter; 6600 Hillside Combine Flicker Pinback; FFA Chrome Walking Plow; ’69 Malleable Works Last Iron Horseshoe; Dain Hay Loader Inst. Book; 1931 Mower Op. Manual; LANZ 4-leg Packing Tape; 4020 & 4320 Parts Catalogs; 720-D Service Manual; B & M/MT Parts Catalogs; Green Oiler; Red Oiler; 4-leg Yellow Paint Can; Several nice 2-leg Deer Oil & Product Cans—Snowmobile, Paint, Oil & others; (3) DEDEC Engine Valve Covers—all different colors; Detroit Diesel Engine Block Desk Clock; DEDEC Wood Paperweight; SN# Tag Collection—some NOS; 2-leg Inj. Pump Cover; NOS Tractor Nameplates, hood emblems, and other parts; TLS Suspension Display Model NIB; ’79 Desk Set w/ 8640 4wd; 150th Desk Set w/ Waterloo Boy & 4450; Cast Iron Plaques from Foundry; ’93 East Moline Foundry Pewter Figurine; Australia Momentum Spinner & Buckle; Germany 6400 Tractor Clock; ’93 Last Pour Foundry Plaque; Waterloo Works 80th Anniv. Clock; 2-leg Heavy Brass Plaque; DEERE Diesel Brass Paperweight; PowerTech Desk Set; Foundry Tape Measure; ’92 Cast Brass Suitcase Weight Paperweight; 1972 1st Iron Paperweight—Waterloo; ’93 110 L&G Pewter Plate; Security Patch; Haymasters Sample Twine Roll; L&G Small Felt Pennant; 8630 Desk Set; Pocket Ledgers; Oak/Brass 3pc Cane; 150th Anniv. Walking Plow; 1975 Time Machines paperweight; 6000-series Forage Harvester Intro Desk Piece; Radiator Bookends; Glass Sets; Snowmobile Memorabilia; Credit Union Banks; Stoneware Kitchen Set; Red Wing 1998 Waterloo Works Bowl; Pewter Tractors w/ Showcase; Collector Plates; Large collection of paperweights & medallions—some very unique; many lots of smalls; Several lots of literature—Newer Sales literature, magazines, & more;
JD—Dealer Advertising: FarMech Toolbox—Reese, MI; Blue Oiler—Iowa City, IA; Blue Oiler—Durant, IA; Ashtray w/ 4440 High-Crop—Atkins, TN; letter opener—Brimfield, IL; Good Luck Mirror—Waverly, IA; Buck & Doe Mirror—Postville, IA;
Terms: Cash, Good Check, Visa, MasterCard. SD Sales tax applies. 10% buyer’s premium on Internet, Absentee, & phone bids.
Note: Wow, what a great collection of John Deere! Super clean and high quality collection. Mr. Trask is a retired John Deere factory employee and was a heavy collector of all things John Deere in his retirement. Several pieces we have never seen before including some museum quality, 1-of-a-kind pieces!
Live Internet bidding available through www.Girardbid.com! Bid there without being there! Catalog posted approximately 2-weeks prior to the auction.
Charles Trask of Waterloo, Iowa—Owner
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3 Rare JD Engineering Dept. Sample Engines--about 1/4 Scale!
Huge Collection of JD Tools!--Several Heinrich-Lanz Pieces!
Henry Dryfuss Company Original Tractor Samples-