Auction With Carriages, Buggies And Antiques Is June 28

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Carriages and buggies will be up for auction June 28
Carriages and buggies will be up for auction June 28

A lifetime collection of carriages, buggies, horse drawn equipment, harness, antiques, and appointments will find its way to the auction block on June 28 in Dayton. 

Howard Brooks and the Bell Landing Mule Company’s collection of over 40+ carriages and buggies and all appointments which will be offered at auction, along with the historic attic contents of the original Abel’s hardware store, some of which will include old advertising memorabilia, primitive items, antiques, and unique pieces.

Born from the love of collecting with his wife Mary and their family, the Brooks families shared interest developed into an extensive collection that span an era of over 30+ years. Compass Auctions & Real Estate, President Paige Holt, stated that this is an impressive collection that includes a variety of items and genres that will hold a great interest for everyone, there will be antiques and items from years gone by as well as items from today’s era as well.  

There are a number of  show and work harnesses by makers such as Smuckers, Josh Baughman, and Andrew Schrock, as well as carriage lamps, wagon wheels, parts, a horseless carriage, horse drawn equipment, and a huge variety of additional items. 

For more information about this auction event visit the Compass Auctions & Real Estate website www.SoldonCompass.com or contact the office at 702-6180.

Abel's hardware vintage contents
Abel's hardware vintage contents

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