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Enormous Collection of Herm Hirdes – April 24th 10am – Byron Center, Michigan

Enormous Collection of Herm Hirdes!

Live Public


Saturday April 24th – 10 am

1364 Adams St. Byron Center, Michigan

Join us for the Live Public Auction for the Enormous Collection of Herm Hirdes. Please be advised that the enormity and assortment of items in this auction is hard to describe! There are multiples of many machines, tooling and other items. Due to the nature of storage of these items and sheer amount of some categories, this is most certainly a partial listing! This is a must-attend auction. Note* See our website for more info and photos or check out out our facebook page. One or more loader/forklifts will be reserved for load out purposes.

Load Lifter 2400 series C all terrain forklift – 4wd, enclosed cab, diesel, 3 stage mast, Case 24B pay loader, Farmall C tractor, Allis Chalmers tractor converted forklift, Large Industrial air tired forklift with 2 stage mast & 8 ft. forks, John deere 3120 compact tractor – 4wd, hydrostatic, ROPS, 3 pt., PTO, Heavy duty trailer type log splitter (needs tires), John Deere tractor loader, yale 8000# forklift – gas, sideshift, 2 stage mast, Toro front deck mower, Komatsu FG25 forklift – gas, sideshift, 2 stage mast, Utility trailer

Lathes – many lathes in varying condition, sizes and brands including: Filmatic, Gilholt, Warner & Swasey, Lodge and Shipley, Boehringer, (3) Gisholt No. 5 lathes, (2) Warner & Swasey No. 3, Dean Smith type 21, Allen Bradley, Clausing 6339

Oldsmobile & Motorcycles
1965 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 – 4 spd, car is solid and complete!
Honda 300 motorcycle
Yamaha Big Bear motorcycle
(2) Royal Enfield motorcycles

Huge assortment of welders – various sizes & brands including: Lincoln, Miller, Hobart – arc and wire

Victoria mill, Monarch, Kearney & Trecker Mill, Motch and Merryweather high speed radial drill,  Carleton boring machine, Case 2 stage upright air compressor, Several Industrial bandsaws – different brands, Welding Coolers, Industrial bench grinders, Lincoln IdealArc arc welder, Hobart Fabricator wire welder, WF Wells 9 in. metal saw, Bickford Exactamatic drill pointer, Hydraulic pumps, Pexto brake, KR Wilson Large hydraulic press, Onan tech starter 35G gen-set, Onan Comm 4500 gen-set, Acer mill, Bardons and Oliver turret lathe, Large selection of drill presses – many sizes and brands, Hobart Cyber Tig,  Speedmaster boring machine, Hobart Champion 16 generator DC welder 8000 watt onan powered, Hobart Champion combo 8500 watt, Miller Big 40 arc welder/generator, Metal sheer, Kalaqmazoo bandsaw, meba bandsaw, Miller 225G plus 8000 watt welder/generator, Ultima mill, Air compressors, Heidenhain quadra check comparator display, Ditron D60-D70, Acu-Rite 200s digital readout, Newall DP-7, Crane trolleys, Jet mill, Linde Type IV power supply, Enco ratcheting arbor press, Ingersoll Rand air compressor, Dayton Shear, brake and roll, MORE

LARGE assortment of tooling – bits, wheels, lathe chucks, tools, etc., Storage bins, Racking, Fastner cabinets, Tap and die tools, O2 and acetylene tanks, workbenches, Shop carts, log chains, Large assortment of power tools, Bench vises, Electrical testers, Handheld bandsaw, Pallet jack, Little Giant ladder, MORE

Antiques and other
1 bottom plow, disk, Rake wheels, Drag, Milk cans, Flashlights, Telephone, Iron collection, Scales, radios, Ship clock, toasters, tobacco tins, S6tand mixers, Trutone record player, MORE

Electrical fittings, Lots of wiring – welding leads etc., Engine parts, Large assortment of misc. fastners & fittings, Gauges, LARGE amount of electric motors, Shelving, 10 sets of pallet forks, Large assortment of hydraulic cylinders, Woodstove, Caster wheels, Flat stock, Shaft stock, Scrap Iron, MORE

Terms: Cash, Credit Card or good check with proper I.D. 13% buyers premium applied to all purchases (excluding real estate) with a 3% discount for cash payment. Not responsible for accidents. Auction conducted regardless of weather. This is a partial listing, please see our website for updates.

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