Auction Events

Combined-Moving 11-16-2017



Thursday Evening       November 16       5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center       420 Main Street        Colo, Iowa

 Early Bird Boxes sell app. 5:15!    

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 1950’s Sears Roebuck 2 wheel covered trailer- good cond.

Christmas items- all new!   Large wreaths; NIB LED lights; garland lights; oversize bulbs, bells and more!

Household:   Double & queen beds; loveseat recliner; Whirlpool washer; Westinghouse elec. dryer; upright freezer; recliner; chairs; dinette set; elec. stove; couch; chest of drawers; Kitchen Aid mixer; end tables; coffee tables; 6 gun- gun cabinet; drop-leaf table; Duncan Phyfe buffet.

Tools: Murray 5/24 snowblower exc. cond.; Craftsman 5½ HP push mower; 12″ bandsaw; bench grinder; pressure washers; Craftsman port. air comp.; Ariens snowblower- looks good- starts but will need some work; Husqvarna chain saw; DeWalt radio; alum. ext. ladder; Stanley Jump Start; folding alum. ladder; Stanley 4½ HP shop vac; new Regent work light w/radio; 2 kids bikes; many more related items.

Collectibles:  Aladdin lamps; glassware; cast iron pcs.; painted chest; candy dispensers; lots of unpacking to do!

Lunch by “Country House”           Doors open Thursday at 4:00 p.m.


Auction conducted by:



Home Office: 641-377-2755          Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson,  Auctioneer


Payments: Cash or Good Check  –  We do not accept Credit Cards.

Estate 11-11-2017



Saturday      November 11      10:00 a.m.

Wilson Auction Center      420 Main Str.      Colo, Iowa

Large Collection of Toy Semis – Trucks – Trains – Racing –

Exc. Budweiser Trunk – Beer Lights – Signs – & More!!

Doors open 8:00 a.m

 Selling for: Ken Nelson Estate   Slater, Iowa

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(Additional Pictures added 11-09!)

High percentage of Toys in original box!     Many 1st Gear pcs. and Adv. trucks.


Lunch by “Country House


Auction conducted by:


Home Office: 641-377-2755     Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Auctioneer: Bob Wilson


Terms: Cash or Good Check. We do not accept Credit Cards.


Estate-Moving 11-9-2017



Thursday Evening      November 9      5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center      420 Main Street      Colo, Iowa

Bev Chaplin Estate – Hubbard, Ia.

Selling Antique furniture for Lyle Martin – Huxley, Ia.

 Early Bird Boxes sell app. 5:15!     Great Variety of items for Auction!

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Furniture: Oak secretary w/frosted glass; Hoosier kitchen cabinet; oak chifferobe; painted kitchen cabinet; walnut dresser w/marble; large rec. oak dining table; oak secretary; oak kitchen cab.; nice drop-front desk; commodes; walnut chest; walnut entry bench; birdseye maple dresser; oak & walnut dressers; oak buffet; rd oak dining tables; many oak chairs; bentwood chairs; drop-leaf table; 1940’s china hutch; sm. oak 1 side drop-leaf table; oak parlor tables; heavy walnut parlor table; painted chest & more. 1939 Bryant Shop Boone bronze plaque.

–   App. 5×6′ Black Bear rug w/head   –

Guns:   Rossi Pomba 410 shotgun in box; Taurus 45 cal. (long colt) revolver in hard case. Browning compound bow & quiver. Vintage Mexico Machete w/nice sheath.

–   100 plus Milk Bottle Collection including: Maytag, Hoppy, sev. cream top, Cedar Falls, Waverly, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, New Hampton, Ames, Grundy Center, Lambert old AE and many more.

  • Nemco Hot Dog Roll-A-Grill machine model 8250   –

    Collectibles: Signed De Barde artwork; TAPA art from Samoa; Virginia Carter painting; Aladdin lamps; old radios; Jadeite; dolls; enamelware; Hull pcs.; cookie jars; glassware; Keen Kutter; silverware in box; smoking stands; much, much more!

Lunch by “Country House”                Doors open Thursday at 4:00 p.m.


Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Home Office: 641-377-2755         Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson, Auctioneer


Payments: Cash or Good Check-We do not accept Credit Cards.

Combined Tools-Primitive 11-18-2017



Saturday      November 18       10:00 a.m.

Address:  29900 D-41 North      Eldora, IA

Directions: From JCT Hwy 175 & D-41 (west side of Eldora, IA) go north on D-41

app. 1/2 mile watch for Auction signs.

Owners:  Lee Mackie – Parkersburg, IA

                           Jerry & Fran Wimer – Reinbeck, IA

Parking on grounds. Rain or shine – Building available for part of Auction. 2 Rings part of day.

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Collectibles: French? Inactive WW machine gun; #2 app 18″ tall dummy Military shells; Military stretcher in wood box; Dubuque, Ia. vise; Rock Island, Ill. bench vise; app 12′ wooden workbench; multi-drawer wood cabinet; area adv. pcs. including Buchanan Imp. Co. Sales & Service Ph. 99 thermometer; steel wheel freight carts; yard gates; sev. wood benches; many primitive wood doors; old sleds; old fans; old radios – old elec. radio equipment; many interesting 1930’s-40’s electronic parts – manuals; several 5 gal. petro. fuel cans; painted tables; work tables; wood ladders; hand pumps; old tins; ranch style oak wall phone; old trunks; wooden barrel; sev. galv. tubs-buckets; Purina bucket; old tools; iron hat tree; wooden Clark Bros. Bolt Co. box; planter plates; cast iron boat anchor; many more primitives; old bikes – Firestone – Sears – Flight King & others; old typewriters; few farm toys; oak desk & Hot Wheel type toys.                              

   Old 12ga. single shot shotgun, H&R M-922 handgun with holster- parts gun needs work, Patriot Safe (tube ground safe); gun cabinet.

Tools & Related: Ballymore app. 7′ tall roller stairs; New Century 200 amp charger; 2 wheel utility trailer; lg. Ag Fab lawn roller; metal storage cab.; house screw jacks; Snapper pull broadcast seeder; heavy metal shelf & other adj. shelving; many power tools; shop supplies; drop cords; older 5HP chipper shredder; metal parts bins; wheelbarrow and more!

Forklift scaffold set app 3′ square x 8′ tall

App. 100 good steel posts  

Dee-Zee cross-box toolbox

Craftsman 6HP 30 gal. vert. 110 volt air comp.; Waterloo 2 pc. 14 drawer tool chest on rollers; Clark HD 2pc. 15 drawer rolling tool box; Brute 2100 5HP pressure washer; Lincoln 225 amp arc welder; Sentry combo safe; sm. dorm refrig.; 4000 watt 6 ½ HP gas generator; 12′ fiberglass stepladder; 24′ alum. ext. ladder; Toolshop chop saw; Skil 10″ bandsaw; sm. Delta 10″ table saw; Ryobi 10″ drill press; 50 amp camper cord; fire box; bench grinder; Lincoln battery grease gun; app 50 lb. anvil; HD load straps; log chains; chain binders; 2½ ton floor jack; battery charger; Coleman gas grill; Lawnboy 4HP lawn mower; Mantis tiller; #2 Jack-In-A-Box; set of 4 car rollers.
all gas grill; garden tools; few tools and related items.n; cast iron pcs.; queen beds; end tables-coffee tables; lamps; free

Lunch on Grounds                     Restroom Available


Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Auctioneers: Bob Wilson – Colo, Ia.   Cell: 515-290-4789

                      Jerry McCoy – Union, Ia.   Cell: 641-750-3057



Terms: Cash or Good Check. We do not accept credit cards.

Not responsible for theft or accidents. Any announcements made sale day take precedence over any printed material.

Combined-Moving 10-26-2017



Thursday Evening        October 26        5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center       420 Main Street      Colo, Iowa

Early Bird Boxes sell app. 5:00 pm.   –   Large Run of boxes.  

Selling from 2 Rings part of evening.

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Tools-Mower-Related:   Campbell Hausfeld 6¼ HP 28 gal. 110 volt vert. port. air comp.; Rigid 10″ contractors table saw; Chicago 16HP elec. start generator-never used; Deutz-Allis 917 Hydro lawn tractor-runs well but leaks oil- attachments: tiller-front blade-springtooth; AgriFab pull lawn sweep; Forney arc welder; hydraulic HD vise; port. air compressors; welding table; HD steel top work bench; Toro CCR 2000 snowthrower; car top carrier; gas grill; old style Craftsman rolling toolbox; hand tools; power tools; garden tools; shop supplies; drop cords; 20′ alum. ext. ladder; wood stepladders and more.

Collectibles: Oak buffet; cedar chest; painted table & smaller painted pcs.; primitives; vintage lamps; glassware; few pocket knives; many standup cardboard adv. pcs.; pictures; GE wringer washer; 10 gal. Western crock; accordion & more!

Household:  7 cu.ft. chest freezer; twin beds; several chests & dressers; dinette table & chairs; couch; recliner; oak hutch; roll-top desks; small desks; Casio elec. piano WK-1600 w/stand; much more.

Lunch served by “Country House”           Doors open Thursday at 4:00 p.m.


Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Home Office: 641-377-2755               Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson,   Auctioneer


Payments: Cash or Good Check-We do not accept Credit Cards.

Estate- Chaplin 10-14-2017



Saturday     OCTOBER 14      10:00 a.m.

424 South Wisconsin        Hubbard, Iowa

Bev Chaplin Estate

Rain or Shine – 40’x60′ Tent on Grounds

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NOTE:  Large Boxline – We will start on boxes app. 9:45!   We will run 2 Rings part of Auction.

Additional Items Listed:  Maytag 28″ stack washer – elec. dryer;  Craftsman 10″ bandsaw; Craftsman 9″ table saw; Excell 2400 PSI  5 HP Honda power washer; also uncovered a few coins.

Tractor: Int. 574 gas tractor w/Westendorf loader; 3 pt. blade sold sep.

Car: Chevy Lumina 4 door   180,000 miles.

Harley Davidson elec. golf cart; 63cc 800 watt like new port. generator; pull lawn sweep; tools & wrenches; alum. ext. ladders.

–   Large amount of Hubbard, Iowa and Area adv.   –

Antiques-Collectibles: 2-large cast iron kettles; cast iron bell; buckboard seat; old license plates; postcards; Lenox 12 Days of Christmas plates; Shirley Temple doll; good amount primitive tools; barn lanterns; well pumps; old pics.; some vintage clothing; stoneware; S&P’s; glass rolling pins; old books; scrap books; silverware sets; green dep. glass; clear Sandwich dep. glass; many galvanized pcs.; Elvis items; trunks and more!

Primitive pine cupbds.; sq. oak table; platform rocker; press-back chairs; Wilson treadle sew. machine; 3 oak child’s folding chairs & more!

Household:  Sev. glass curio cabinets; recliners; oak desk; oak hall mirror pc.; flat-screen TV’s; chests of drawers; couches; end tables; lamps; patio sets and more!

Lunch on Grounds                Porta Potty Available


Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Home Office: 641-377-2755          Bob’s cell# 515-290-4789

Auctioneer: Bob Wilson  


Terms: Cash or Good Check – We do not accept Credit Cards. 

Combined-Moving 10-12-2017



Thursday Evening     October 12     5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center    420 Main Street    Colo, Iowa

Early Bird Boxes – Large Run – will sell app. 5:00 pm.

( Several boxes of toys in boxline. )

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Trailer:  5×12 steel tandem w/app. 3′ sides.

 Collectibles:   Delineascope & many Ia. State College views; cast iron kettle; duck TV lamp; oak wall phone; stick phone; old centrifuge; American Flyer 30B transformer (cond. unknown); toys; signs; new American no.8 waffle iron; wood boxes; strap trunk; mod. cabinet; kerosene lamps; old pics.; many primitives; oak settee & matching chair & rocker; 3 drawer walnut chest w/hankie drawers; server; painted cab.; oak rockers; painted tables; gate-leg table; piano stool; some glassware; Seller’s painted table; sheet music cabinet; Girls AMF Shelby Sky Rider Deluxe bike and more.

–   Trumpet and Flute w/case   –

2 Diamond plate side mt. pickup toolboxes; GPI 12 volt transfer fuel pump;  5 – 6″x8′ roller transfer bars; Poulan 3400 chainsaw; load jacks; yard trailer. Schwinn Collegiate girls & boys bikes-exc.

Household:  Sev. chests & dressers; recliners; swivel rockers; couches; Futon;  2 dinette tables & chairs; nice round oak table- no chairs; end tables; gun cabinet holds 8 guns; many smaller pcs.; Lifestyler 8.0 treadmill.

Lunch served by “Country House”        Doors open Thursday at 4:00 p.m.



Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Home Office: 641-377-2755     Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson, Auctioneer


Payments: Cash or Good Check – We do not accept Credit Cards.

Coin/ Estate Moving 9-28-2017


Coin Auction

Thursday Evening        September 28       4:00 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center     420 Main Street      Colo, Iowa

Approx. 300 lots – Click Here to Print List 


Estate – Moving Auction

Thursday Evening      September 28     5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center     420 Main Street     Colo, Iowa

Early Bird boxes sell app. 5:15 p.m.

Jane Barkema Estate – Jewell, Ia. and Others

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Trailers:  Sm. enclosed trailer-homemade; tandem axle utility trailer w/sides.

Collectibles:   Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen display; Quincy Show Case Works tabletop display; 2 11″ rd. Sinclair Porcelain Motor Oil signs; Donaldson Jockey Cycle; glassware; Lenox china; some jewelry; old pics; primitives; painted pcs.; Military footlocker; few Military items; painted empire style parlor table; oak pcs.; sev. project pcs.; Hayes planter boxes; Clipper no.2B fanning mill; Homer Grismore Turkey Farms Corydon, Ia. wood crates; Dexter elec. wringer washer; wood crib door; hay forks; barn trolleys; steel wheels; cast iron stove; slip scoop and more related.

Many Toys: Farm – Postal – True Value – Banks – sev. Lenox.

Household:   Leather chair; sev. chests drawers; pine cab.; couch; many nice lamps; tables and chairs; nice Whirlpool Cabrio washer; and more related items.

Lunch by “Country House”             Doors open Thursday at 2:00 p.m.


Auction conducted by:


Colo, Iowa

Home Office: 641-377-2755    

Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson, Auctioneer


Terms:   Cash or Good Check.   We do not accept Credit Cards.

On-site Moving 9-30-2017



Saturday  SEPTEMBER 30   9:30 a.m.

2302 – 170th Street    Albion, Iowa

Owner: Yvonne Port

Since my husband Brent passed away, I’ve decided to sell acreage and downsize – moving to another area near family.

Directions: South side of Albion, take South Str. East and follow to 170th Str.; then East app. ¼ mile – Watch for signs. Good amount of parking on grounds.

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Boxline:   There will be early boxline misc. @ 9:15.

1964 Ford 250 2WD pickup auto vg cond. – has extra cab clip; 2000 Mercury Sable LS 3 row seating app. 182,000 miles – keyless entry, elec. windows, exc. rubber; 1969 Crestliner app. 15′ boat & trailer 65HP Evinrude Triumph outbd.-vg cond.; Triumph MR 2 (1963-64) no title – parts only; Canoe trailer – hauls 6 canoes or 12 kayaks; Yamaha Exciter II snowmobile- no reg.

Guns:   303 British; Mossberg 22 rifle; Sears Ranger 16 ga.; Stevens M-60 22; Mossberg 22 w/scope; ammo; sev. BB-air rifles.; Sentry 14 gun – gun case; wooden gun case.

2 – 1970’s 2 person Kayaks – one w/sail – like new; Generator– PowerMax 7500 ES – like new cond.; Logsplitter: Speeco 25 ton hydr. on trailer – exc.; Snowblower: JD 1128DE – low hrs. w/chains – exc.; 2 ton Cherry picker – Swisher 44′ 11 HP tagalong mower; 8′ Pickup trailer w/topper  older snowplow for pickup; McDonald gas station pump – 500 gal. gas barrel w/elec. pump.

Tools & More:  Chicago 90 amp Mig welder; elec. cement mixer; Ryobi tablesaw & attachments; port. air compressors; Bench 5 spd. drill press; routers and router station; Stihl MS450 chain saw vg; Stihl MS280 chain saw; Milwaukee sawzall-elec.; large carpet stretcher & related; pnuematic tools; sm. hydr. mower lift; manual tire changer; jack stands; Werner 28′ fiberglass ext. ladder; port. air tanks; alum. folding load ramps; power washers; bullet heater; pullers; tools; lots of nuts & bolts; lawn sweep; 2 wheel yard cart; hand boat lift; PowerCraft arc wilder; garden tools; lots of electrical supplies; native lumber; air nailers; many power tools; Dremmel jigsaw; merchandise rollers- 4 sections w/corner; camping items; boat paddles; water-float toys; weed eaters; much more!

Schwinn 5180 elec. Scooter – needs Battery

Survey Equipment: Tripods & related, also includes Sokkisha SDM3F-06 Transit in case; HP 750C Plus Design Prone – large printer.

Collectibles:   Old toys; primitives; toy guns; wood doors; steel wheels; rinse tubs; steel lawn chairs; old bikes; old Evinrude outbd. motor; Maytag wringer washer; possum belly base cupbd.; desk; many other pcs.

 Selling from 2 Rings!

Lunch on Grounds                       Porta Potty available


For further information contact:   Wilson Auction Service – 641-377-2755

or Bob’s cell   515-290-4789


Auction conducted by:



Bob Wilson     Colo, Ia.            Jerry McCoy    Union, Ia.


Terms:   Cash or Good Check – We do not accept Credit Cards.

Not Responsible for Theft or Accidents.  

Any announcements sale day take precedence over any printed material!

Combined-Moving 9-14-2017



Thursday Evening     September 14    5:45 p.m.

Wilson Auction Center    420 Main Street    Colo, Iowa

Early Bird Boxes sell app. 5:00 pm.

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 –   Approx. 60 Hummels  

Household:  Beautiful oak carved, lighted china hutch; 2 large recliners; oak armoire; oak chest on chest; nice lg. oak desk; oak 4 dr. file cabinet; sev. nice curio cabinets-vertical & base; glider rocker; nice oak table w/leaf & 4 chairs; oak bookcases; Hope chest; nice oak buffet; lamps; end tables & more!

Heywood-Wakefield hutch-desk; drop-leaf table & chairs; 2 end tables; sm. oak library table; JD farm toys; copper boiler; stoneware; bells; primitives; glassware; Lionel train; cedar chest; oak commode; JD 50th cotton picker pics.; buckboard seats; many boxes to unpack.

–   Exc. combination safe   –

–   App. 15 various length pipe gates – 3 pt. posthole digger   –

Tools:   Puma 220 volt vert. tank air comp. exc.; Briggs Stratton 2000 PSI gas powered power washer- used 2 times; Ryobi tablesaw; Forney elec. arc welder; cutting torch set & tanks; Duracraft 16 spd. floor drill press ¾HP; Delta 12″ port. planer; Sears 10″ bandsaw; Sears 3HP and 5HP port. 110 volt air comp.; JD 80 lawn trailer; Sears 3″ belt sander; power tools; shop supplies; ped. grinder; ped. fan; Craftsman tool boxes; DeWalt chopsaw; much more!

Lunch served by “Country House”              Doors open Thursday at 4:00 p.m.


Auction conducted by:


Home Office: 641-377-2755     Auction Center (by chance) 641-377-2200

Bob Wilson, Auctioneer


 Payments: Cash or Good Check-We do not accept Credit Cards.