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

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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

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Matt Ewing Estate Auction: Saturday Morning, March 2, @ 10 A.M.

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1987 PeterBilt semi-tractor in very good condition, Antique auto "Hotrod" bodies and frames, semi trailer boxes for storage, some tools, lots of parts for automobiles and motorcycles, shelving, some automobile equipment, scrap iron, engines and motors, antique automobile parts, scaffolding, shop cabinets and more.  This is not a large sale and will not take long.  Please be on time.

Location

10002 Nashville Highway, Vermontville, Michigan 49096

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Upcoming Firearm Auction, Friday Morning, March 15th @ 8 A.M.

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Now Accepting Consignments - Stanton’s Firearm Auction

 

To be held at the Barry County Expo Center, 1350 N. M-37 Highway, Hastings, Michigan on:

 

Friday, March 15,, 2024 @ 8:00 A.M.

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 $1,800,000.00 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.

A large Event.  More pictures posted Feb. 21, 2024

**The Firearm Catalog is now posted under documents.

 

 

Location

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

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SHORT NOTICE AUCTION: WILDING HARRIS ESTATE, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 16, 2024 @ 9 A.M.

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Take place on Saturday March 16th (the day after our firearm auction) we will be selling the large collection form the Harris Estate of Taylor, Michigan.  A large group of ammunition of all types, reloading equipment, scopes, reference books, bows, arrows, lots of knives, and about everything imaginable from the field of firearms and related collectibles.  Also to be sold is a fishing boat with New motor and trailer, tools, shop items, and all types smalls from this estate.  Keep watching our site for pictures and information of the items to be included, we will be picking up the collection in a few days and will be adding information soon.

 

Location

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

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Boden Estate Real Estate Auction- 71 (+/-) Acre Farm, Home & Buildings, Thursday Evening, March 21st @ 6 PM

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Selling this 71 (+/-) acre farm at 23031 15 Mile Road, Bellevue, Michigan with frontage on two roads (15 Mile and 14-1/2 Mile) along with the two-story home with 3 bedrooms & one bath, hip-roof and pole barns with tillable, agricultural, creek crossing the property, trees, and recreational land. 

The property will be offered as follows:

Parcel 1. Home, buildings and 43.22 acres (+/-) fronting on 15 Mile Road.

Parcel 2. A vacant parcel 12.12  acres (+/-) that has over 1/4 mile of frontage on 14-1/2 Mile Road.

Parcel 3. A vacant parcel of 15.99 acres.

Then To be offered as a whole with the buildings, home and 71 +/- acres.

Open Houses At the Property  - Sunday March 10 and 17th from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. or by appointment.

THE AUCTION WILL BE HELD IN THE CONVIS TOWNSHIP HALL AT 19500 15 Mile Road, Marshall, Michigan at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday Evening, March 21st, 2024.

 

Location

Property Location - 23031 15 Mile Road, Bellevue, Michigan 49021

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Antique Advertising Signs / Automobilia / Petroliana/ Country Store Auction - Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 @ 9:30 A.M.

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This auction is in the preliminary stages. We are currently accepting consignments for this event. We are looking for quality items, including Advertising Signs, Petroliana, Automobilia, Oil cans, gas pumps, gas globes, Farm advertising, wheeled toys, country store, and more. Please call now to have your quality items featured in this fantastic event. Contact Steven E. Stanton (517)331-8150 or Michael Bleisch (517)231-0868

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Location

Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37 Hwy., Hastings, Michigan 49058

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Large, Diversified, Live & Online Auction of Antiques. Saturday Morning, March 30th @ 9:30 A.M.

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This will be large and excellent auction of antiques, collectibles and specialized pieces.  The sale will start with quality antiques including the Miller Collection from Holland which represent nice antique oak furniture, lamps, glass, china, nice antique china's, buffets, stack bookcases, prints, primitives and more.

The afternoon session will include two estate collections.  The first being a Poison Bottle Collection from the Gearhart Estate of Nottowa, Michigan. The collection (like the items sold at the onsite auction last year) contains many rare, scarce and collectible examples of bottles.  The second portion of the afternoon sale is to liquidate 3 large doll collections from different estates in eastern and northern Michigan.  These collections include examples of antique (bisque and china head dolls) as well as composition, vinyl, contemporary, and quality Artist dolls, as well as related items from this category.  These two categories will be sold to a live audience as well as on the LiveAuctioneers.com online bidding platform.  

We are still accepting select antiques and collectibles for both portions of this auction.  Call us immediately if you have items that you are considering including in this event.

As we are in the early photography and cataloging stage for this event keep watching our site for the posting of additional information and photographs.  

Location

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

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Excellent Apothecary Poison & Medicine Bottle Estate Auction - Saturday Afternoon, March 30th at 2:00 P.M.

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We are pleased to announce the Steven Gearhart Estate Nottawa(Sturgis), MI of Poison, Medicine, Liquor bottle collection. This is a fantastic collection of over 100+/- poison bottles, including clear, amber, blue, and green examples. Bidding will be available live onsite, absentee, phone, and through the Live Auctioneers online platform.  A buyer's premium will be charged on all purchases.

NOTE TIME: This portion of the auction will start at 2:00P.M EST.  and will follow the large antique onsite-only auction that starts at 9:30 A.M.

Live onsite - 10% Buyer's Premium

Absentee and Phone Bidding - 15% Buyer's Premium

Live Auctioneers online - 23% Buyer's Premium

Note: Shipping on this portion of the auction will be available through our preferred shipper below. They can be contacted for a shipping estimate prior to the auction if needed.

PakMail Freight
30 E. Columbia Ave. Suite F-1
Battle Creek, MI 49015
Ph. 269-660-1985
Fax 269-660-1987
Email: ship@pakmailbc.com
Website: www.pakmailbc.com


540+ Pictures posted under gallery.

Watch for updates & catalog.

 

 

Location

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

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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.

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.

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Location

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

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Mike & Della DeMink Auction, Saturday Morning, May 11th @ 9:30 A.M.

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Just scheduled.  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 diesel 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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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

Location

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

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The Don Gfell Estate Collection, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, August 29, 30 & 31st, 2024 - 12:30 PM

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We are presently beginning to catalog and photograph the sale of the first phase of the liquidation of this lifelong collection.  More information will be posted as we continue with this task.  Don and Bobbie Gfell's collection is a very diverse and excellent representation of the works of Thomas Edison, as well as so much more that engulfs the field of phonograph collecting, records, advertising, signage, light bulbs, and an incredible collection of paper.  The offering will include everything from rare phonographs and coin operated machines, to Edison kinetoscopes, stock ticker tape machine, Fans, and so much more.  

Mark this date on your calendar (keep watching as the length of the first sale may be adjusted) and make your plans and reservations for this event.

 

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Location

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

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1929 Stutz Black Hawk Four Passenger Speedster

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We are pleased to offer this 1929 Stutz Black-Hawk Four Passenger Speedster from The Larry Preadmore estate. This car features a rare Continental inline 8-cylinder engine and a 4-speed transmission. Older frame off restoration. It is in excellent condition—WATCH FOR UPDATES.

Live and online bidding will be available.

This car will be sold at auction on Friday, August 30th, in conjunction with the Don Gfell Collection.

 

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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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