Phone
(517) 726-0181
Address
144 S. Main, P.O. Box 146
Vermontville, MI 49096
E-mail
stantonsauctions@sbcglobal.net

Upcoming Auctions

Now Scheduling Auctions for Winter & Spring Months, 2024

Contact Stanton's & Plan Your Auction

Whether you are handing an estate or liquidating your own real estate, farm machinery, antiques, or personal property auctions, we would like to talk with you.  Our recent auctions have continued to show the demand for all types of property being sold.  We are fortunate to have many excellent sales of machinery, guns, antiques, home furnishings, and estate sales scheduled and listed in our calendar.  If you are considering selling an entire collection, estate, or any types of real estate or personal property we would like to meet with you to discuss your upcoming sale without obligation. 

Our Company, over the near 70 years since our founding, has seen Stanton's selling over 9,000 auctions, giving us the experience needed for a successful auction.

Our recent sales have generated millions of dollars in sales for our clients. These auctions have found record sales in Real Estate, all types of antiques, antique and modern guns, coins and numismatic material, personal property and more.  The auctions (both Online and Live) have also utilized online and live platforms reaching buyers from around the country and world.  

Also note that as Licensed Real Estate Brokers we handle the sale of Real Property not only at auction, but through private sale.  Feel free to call us to discuss the best option for you.

Stanton’s Auctioneers & Realtors

144 S. Main, P.O. Box 146, Vermontville, MI 49096

(517) 726-0181 office, Email – Stantons-auctions.com

Website – www.stantons-auctions.com

Steven E. Stanton 517-331-8150   -    Michael C. Bleisch 517-231-0868

Email – stevenEstanton@gmail.com – Email – mcbleisch@gmail.com

Location

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Joe Bentley Auction: Thursday Morning, April 18th @ 10 A.M.

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Mr. Bentley is retiring from the hauling business and will sell all of the following at auction.  An excellent 2007 Case 420 skid steer loader with a new bucket, new Carlisle 10 ply rubber, new battery and only 660 hours of use, JUST ADDED an excellent J.D. X540 "Multi Terrain" lawn and garden tractor w/only 200 hours; 5 very good 16 ft. tandem axle trailers with drop ramps and wooden box extensions, Excellent 2017 Club Car electric golf cart, fully restored with new lift, tires, back & front seats and more, antique and modern signage including porcelain double sided Shell oil, Ford, etc., Stihl chain saws, toys, concrete yard ornaments, dolleys, bench grindfer, ladders, tools, antique cart, fishing items, and more.  For additional information call Joe Bentley (616) 527-2798.  Be on time as the entire sale will not take long.  

Location

1044 West Main Street, Ionia, Michigan 48846

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Berner Estate Auction: Friday Morning, April 19th, @ 10 A.M.

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A large and diversified sale including farm items, tractors, gas engines, tools, household and antiques.  JD 60 tractor with JD 45 loader, J.D. MC crawler, 30 ft. 5th wheel trailer, plows, riding lawn mowers & lawn trailers, shop and hand tools, Lincoln welder, Metal lathe, tool chests, drill presses, double end grinders, lawn and garden tools, JD snowmobile, a large group (100's) of JD and various ag toys, Troybilt rear tine rototiller, furniture, stereo, flat screen tvs, dishes, power washer, Craftsman band & table saws, chest type freezer, lanterns, compressor, 200+/- Hallmark ornaments, and hundreds of boxes of unsorted items from this estate.  Keep watching for updates and additional pictures.  PLEASE NOTE - THERE WILL BE LOADING EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE ON SALE DAY

 

4-3 ADDED 150+ MORE PHOTOS

Location

2033 Jefferson Road, Otsego, Michigan 49078

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John & Roxanne Ripley Farm Auction, Saturday Morning, April 20th @ 10 A.M.

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Tractors including J.D. 4440D with duals, 7075 hours; Ford 6700D w/4775 hours; J.D. 3010G w/3625 hours; Combine – J.D. 9510D combine w/cab & duals, “big top”, and Video spreader, 4327 engine hours and 1993 separator hours; J.D. 920 (20 ft.) grain head with new poly skids; 2010 Horst head transport wagon; Hay & Forage, Harvesting, Equipment – New Holland Model 570 square baler; New Holland Model 411 Discbine; New Holland 892 forage chopper, 3 row corn head, hay pickup with JD cutter; New Idea Self-propelled Model 707 diesel harvester, 3 row narrow corn head,  & Model 737 husker; Drill and Planters – John Deere No-till drill, Model 1560, (24 row with 7” spacing); John Deere Model 7000, 6 row – 30”narrow row with dry fertilizer; Wagons – Four 8x16 flat rack hay wagons; 7 Gravity wagons (130 – 150 bushel) with running gears, one has a hydraulic auger; 8x14 ft. steel deck wagon; Koby 8x16 ft. wagon; New Holland forage wagon with tandem running gear; Tillage Equipment – 1991 Krause Model 2880 – 7 shank chisel plow; 1996 Krause Model 3950, 21 ft. rock flex wheel disc; International 20 ft. Model 401 drag; Int. Model 315, 20 ft. cultimulcher; 3 pt. 5 shank subsoiler; J.D. 3-16” semi-mount plow; York 5 ft. rake; Livestock Equipment – New Holland Model 352 PTO feed grinder w/extra screens; Gehl feed mixer wagon with scales; New Holland Model 519 manure spreader; Rubbermaid hog waterer; Osborn pig feeder; 2 feeders; 2 Creep feeder panels; 100-300 gallon water tanks; Lots of farm and livestock gates; Piles of rough sawn ash & beech lumber, Cattle panels; 250 treated wooden fence posts; Grain Dryer, Grain Bin, Elevator, Augers – 1981 Kan-Sun grain dryer, 8-32-16 LP gas model; 1981 Cardinal 8x31 ft. transport auger w/5 HP; 1981 8x61 ft. Cardinal transport auger w/7.5 HP motor; Cardinal 6x41 ft. auger with 5 HP motor; 1981 Grain bin, 18x24, 6800 bushel; New Idea 50 ft. bale and grain elevator; 15 ton feed bin; Sprayer – Century 34 ft. sprayer with 20” spacing; Antique Equipment – Hart Red River Special Thrashing machine with 22” drive belt; Rosenthal Husker/Shredder with drive belt; International Cornbinder; McCormick wooden bin grain drill; Empire antique fanning mill or seed cleaner; Miscellaneous – Hasty pressure washer; Tap dies; Pipe threader; Tools and toolbox.

ALSO TO BE SOLD, Very good John Deere 340 Riding Lawn Mower with deck.

100 Additional pictures added on 3/29/24

Please note the previously pictured New Holland Skid Steer loader is not being sold, only the manure bucket for the same.

Inspection to be held on Saturday April 13th from 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

For more information contact John Ripley at (269) 838-9659.

Location

9580 Carlisle Highway, 8 miles west of Charlotte on M-79 to Ionia Road, 1 mile south to Carlisle then west to the sale site, Vermontville, Michigan 49096

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Stanton's Spring Music Machine Auction: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 25, 26 & 27, 2024

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Stanton's have begun accepting collections and individual pieces of automatic music machines and quality antiques for this large specialized auction.  Already listed for this event are collections from Minnesota, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Illinois, and Wisconsin to name a few.  Everything from quality music boxes, phonographs, records, parts, roller organs, nickelodeons (including two racing examples), and so much more.

A brief list already includes Regina Hexaphones, Reginaphone 240 Lions Head combination music box/phonograph, a rare Quadraphone (4 turntable machine), Berliner coin-operated phonograph, Victor VI with base cabinet, Victor III w/base cabinet, A very rare Edison coin operated Ajax, Victor XX, Raffin Street organ, Victor's, Edison's, Columbia's, Pathe's, Oak horn machines, flowered morning glory horns, child's machines, Cameraphones, portables, and so much more.

We are starting to catalog large "untouched" collections that were assembled 40+ years ago.  Keep watching the site for more information and pictures.  

If you would like to participate in our sale contact us as soon as possible so we can properly promote your items and collections.  Stanton's offer a pickup service around the country and Canada.  Call Steve Stanton 517-331-8150, Email - stevenEstanton@gmail.com to discuss our upcoming auction.

3-24 Added 3600+/- Pictures in catalog order.

3-24 Catalog is posted under documents.

Online Bidding is now available on the Live Auctioneers Platform

 

Day 1 - 4/25

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/324346_spring-2024-3-day-music-machine-auction-day-1

Day 2 - 4/26

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/324348_spring-2024-3-day-music-machine-auction-day-2

Day 3 - 4/27

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/324349_spring-2024-3-day-music-machine-auction-day-3/

 

Location

Barry County Expo Center, Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37 Highway, Hastings, Michigan 49058

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Large Phonograph Parts and Parts Machine Auction-Friday, April 26 @ 2:00 P.M.

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This Auction will be in conjunction with our 3-Day Music Machine Auction. We have a large collection of Victrola, Electrola parts(some scarce examples), brochures, catalogs, music boxes, records Edison standard and home parts machines, reproducers, phonograph horns, Electronic testing equipment, and more.

 

NOTE: This time is approximate. We will start immediately following the cataloged portion of Friday's music machine session.

 

***Watch for updates***

 

NOTE: This will be a live onsite auction only!

 

Victrola, Electrola, Pathe, etc. parts Listed under documents.

 

 

 

 

Location

BARRY COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 1350 N. M-37 HIGHWAY, HASTINGS, Michigan 49058

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Western Michigan Estate Auction, Thursday Morning, May 2nd @ 10 A.M.

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Over 50 year collection from this Western Michigan Estate, including a large and very good collection of antiques, collectables and tools. Such as many converted oil lamps and hanging lamps, dolls, floor lamps, tea services, stemware, dinnerware, quality linens, turtle top marble tables, walnut marble top tables, books, brass and marble table, walnut furniture, iron bed, various glass collections including Fenton, many paper products, many pictures, many prints, mirrors, Singer 221 and other Singer products, Edison Standard cylinder phonograph, tin types, Valentines, stereo view cards, antique hand tools, electric tools and so much more. Many, many more items that are not listed. 

Keep watching for additional images & information to be added soon.

180 pictures added on 4-4-24

Location

Barry County Expo Center, Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37 Highway, Hastings, Michigan 49058

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Tepastte Auction, Saturday Morning, May 4th at 9:30 am

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A good diversified auction of personal property including household, tools, outdoor equipment and farm machinery.  The auction includes 6 wagons with flat racks, 3-point landscape rake, log splitter on trailer, John Deere and Yamaha riding lawn mowers, 3-wheel bicycle, rototiller, fishing equipment, patio furniture, wooden antique airplane prop propeller, lawn mower lift, lawn equipment, duck decoys, generators, ladders, tools, straps, compound bow, lumber, antique barn beam drill, crocks, jugs, toys, furniture, camping items and lots more.

Location

12945 Mote Road, Lakae Odessa, Michigan 48849

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CHANGE OF DATE - Mike & Della DeMink Auction, Wednesday Morning, May 8th @ 10:00 A.M.

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NOTE DATE CHANGE.  Watch for updates, pictures and additional information.  This will be a large sale including motor home, pontoon boat, vehicles, farm equipment, tractors, trailers, household, tools and more.  John Deere 450D bulldozer, John Deere 3020 gas tractor, pontoon boat with motor and trailer, motor home, and more.  Plan on attending.

Location

6625 S. Charlton Park Road, Hastings, Michigan 49058

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Michael Forster Estate, Saturday Morning, May 25th @ 9:30 A.M.

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A large and excellent auction of antiques and collectibles.  Mr. Forster was a longtime collector of everything from artwork, to glass, unusual lamps w/hanging, Louis the 16th Marquetry desk with bronze ormolu mounts, Sterling silver platter, Terra cotta oil lamp, Bradley and Hubbard lamp, Sandwich glass lamps, Silk and various fans, Ironstone, Bradley and Hubbard Banquet lamp, Vernis Martin style curio vitrine, Chippendale tea table, GWTW, miniature, oil, and others, clocks including grandfathers (tubular chime), shelf, ogee, and others, a wonderful antique kitchen cookstove, Victorian, turn of the century furniture, as well as piano, glass, china, bisque dolls, a great Empire style tea caddy, ships items, bells, cast iron garden urns, curio cabinets, marble pedestals., flow blue, Wurlitzer Wagon Wheel Juke box, transferware, brass cash register and so much more.  The basement is stacked and cannot be viewed at this time.  View the photo gallery..it is only a small representation of what will be sold.

Please note that Stanton's will also be selling the real estate that includes over 5 acres, home, and lake front lot (Round Lake), watch for details and updates.

 

Location

1640 Shoreline Drive, Hartland, Michigan 48353

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Real Estate Auction, Forster Estate, Saturday May 25 @ 12:30 P.M.

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Selling the real estate at this live and onsite auction including the home, a cottage, nearly 5 acres of land and a lake front lot on Round Lake at auction.  This is a unique property with a wooded lot, two story home moved to this location and put on a new basement, cottage (in poor condition) and lake frontage.  Watch for updates and information on how the property will be offered.  

Open Houses - Sunday May 12th and 19th from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. each day.

Please note that we will selling the excellent antique collection at this location starting at 9:30 a.m. on sale day.  See the other listing in our calendar for information. 

 

Location

1640 Shoreline Drive, Hartland, Michigan 48353

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Estate of Don Gfell "Onsite" Auction, Saturday Morning, June 1, 2024 - 9:30 A.M.

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In addition to the three day scheduled auction on August 29, 30 and 31, 2024 at the Barry County Expo Center in Hastings, Michigan….Stanton’s will be conducting an onsite auction liquidating Items from this Estate.

At this time, we have not made a list of the items to be sold at this onsite event.  The sale will include a large group of parts, smalls, antiques, collectibles, a full shop of woodworking and various types of equipment and more.

Watch for pictures and listings to be posted in the near future.  The collection is huge, and I am sure there will be plenty of surprises found and offered at this auction  in MILAN, OHIO before the large event in August. 

Please Note. - No viewing of the items to be sold at the first 3-day sale or future sales will be possible at this event.  A 10% buyer's premium will be charged at this auction.

Steven E. Stanton, Ohio Auctioneers License - #57198231079

Just Posted 181 pictures to attempt to show the quantity of items to be sold.  See you all on June 1st.  

Location

27 S. Main Street, At The Sights & Sounds Antique Shop, Milan, Ohio 44846

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Alex Ricards Auction, Friday Morning, June 7th at 10:00 am

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An interesting auction including a large collection of Petroliana Gas Station Signs, hundred of related cans and tins, as well as trailers, lawn and garden, horse equipment with saddles, tack, stall dividers, riding lawn mowers, license plates, antique snowmobile and trailer, some home furnishings and antiques, gas pumps, Speed Queen Washer & Dryer, lots more.  See the 262 pictures already posted.

Location

8079 Wabasis Ave., NE, Rockford, Michigan 49341

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Clyde Steele Real Estate Auction: Saturday June 8th @ 12:30 P.M.

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Selling this ranch style home with basement, 3 bedrooms, baths, fireplace, detached two car garage  and lake access on Beadle Lake at a Live Onsite Auction.  the home was purchased in 1957 by Mr. Steele who is now 100 years old and moving to Assisted Living.  A good location situated on a corner lot across from the lake.  Watch for additional information and photographs.

Open Houses - Sunday May 26 and, and Sunday June 2nd from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. or by appointment.

Please note we will be conducting a sale of personal property on the same day liquidating the collection of over 200 clocks and antiques including furniture.  Watch for pictures and updates.

Location

3974 Beadle Lake Road, Battle Creek, Michigan 49014

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Stanton's Early Summer Firearm Auction, Thursday Morning, June 13th @ 8 A.M.

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We presently are accepting consignments, collections, and estate accumulations of modern and antique long and handguns of all types. Whether you have one piece, or an entire collection, feel free to contact us.  Our auctions produce interest from buyers all over the United States as well as buyers participating internationally. Our recent gun sales have generated more than $2,000,000.00 selling to full-house crowds who have attended from all over Michigan, as well as adjoining states and offsite participation. There is also a strong market for swords, civil war memorabilia, Winchester and Marbles collectibles, and Indian articles. 

Stanton’s offer free pickups available for collections throughout Michigan, adjoining states and around the country. CALL Steven E. Stanton (517) 331-8150, Email - stevenEstanton@gmail.com, TO GET YOUR ITEMS INCLUDED IN THIS EVENT.

PLEASE NOTE - PURCHASERS WHO DO NOT HAVE A MICHIGAN CPL LICENSE MUST GO TO THEIR LOCAL SHERIFF’S DEPT.  AND OBTAIN AN RI-010A TO PURCHASE A HANDGUN

Location

Barry County Expo Center, Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37 Highway, Hastings, Michigan 49058

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About Us

Stanton’s Auctioneers & Realtors was founded in 1954 by William J. Stanton, who passed away in 2013. In 1971, he was joined by his son, Steven E. Stanton, and later by auctioneers Chris Stanton and Michael Bleisch.

Our firm conducts personal property auctions and real estate auctions of all types and also complete market analysis and appraisals.

Memberships include the Michigan and National Auctioneers Associations, the Michigan and National Realtors Associations; RPAC – Life Members and many music machine associations around the United States and Canada.

References are available upon request.

Antique Music Machines

Since 1954 Stanton’s Auctioneers have been called upon to liquidate some of the finest collections of antique automatic music machines including thousands of phonographs, music boxes, and all types of antique and collectible related items.

Each year we conduct two or more of these specialized auctions that are held not only in Michigan but also throughout the United States. Our travels take us across the U.S. and Canada viewing and acquiring collections for our upcoming auctions. Our list of clients, established over the course of our 60 years in the business, include buyers who attend and/or participate in our auctions from around the world.

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