The Legendary Jim Erdle Collection - Saturday

by Aumann Auctions, Inc.


September 21, 2013 10:00 a.m. Eastern


The Legendary Jim Erdle Collection 5071 Parrish St. Canandaigua, NY


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It is our extreme honor to conduct this auction for one of the Pioneers of the Hobby, Mr. Jim Erdle. This is one of the top tractor collections in the entire world. There are so many rarities present that making a list that would highlight the best items was nearly impossible - it's all that good! <br> <br> Saturday will be the main feature auction day with over 150 top quality tractors from Jim's collection being offered.<br> <br> Preview Day - September 19th, 2013

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The Jim Erdle Collection
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Prairie Tractors
1917 Flour City 40-70, Loose, Older Restoration
Rumely Oil Pull 30-60 Model E, sn. 1175, 1912, with extensions, older restoration, great gearing, very good tractor, restored by Ed Winter of Langford, NY in 1993
Minneapolis 35-70, sn. 3974, Loose, Repaint
1915 Hart-Parr 30-60, Repaint
International Harvester 45 hp Mogul, with lugs, nice tractor
Avery 45-65, sn. 27470, Loose, Older Repaint, Motor #ZB1306
Featured Rarities
Nichols & Shepard 25-50, sn. 8814, Loose, Repainted
Stinson 18-36, one of just a few known, super rare, Stearns engine, older restoration – RARE!
Sandusky 15-35, By Dauch Manufactoring in Sandusky, Ohio, one of just a few known, restored and running, your only chance to own one of these tractors
Hession 12-24 Wheat Tractor, sn. 301, Loose, Mfg. by Hession Tiller & Tractor Corp, repainted, 2 known
International Harvester Motor Cultivator, rear engine, exceptionally rare - probably all original condition, one of just a few known
Galloway Bear Cat 12-24, sn. 1132, Loose, Older Restoration
Galloway Farmobile, restored
Steel King 9-18, older restoration, two cylinder opposed engine, mounted plow, fabulous example, possibly the only one known!
1921 Tillsoil 18-30, sn. 148, Older Restored
C.O.D. Tractor, Model 13-25, very original, older repaint, very complete
Baker 16-30 High Pressure Steam Tractor, Loose, older repaint
Plow Boy, sn. 28684, Loose, Extremely Nice, Restored
Russell 15-30, Loose, Repainted, Waukesha motor model M date 1918
Nilson Senior, Loose, Currently under restoration
1919 Turner Simplicity 14-25, Runs, Restored
1920 Leader N-16-32, Older Restored, Nice
Leader 12-18 Model B, sn. 3013, Runs, Restored, 2 Cylinder opposed
General Ordinance "GO" Tractor 14-28 G, sn. 1451, Runs, Restored
General Ordinance “GO” Tractor 14-28 G, fresh restoration!
Experimental GMC Samson, at least half again bigger than the standard Samson, very, very neat tractor, bought in Janesville, WI – we never knew this model existed, supposedly built less than 10!
Heider 9-16 Type B, Original, Tank Cooled
Minneapolis 12-25, Runs, Restored
Minneapolis 22-44, sn. 5002, Original Condition, Can Still See Original Paint, Correct Carb
Fairbanks Morse 15-25, single cylinder, repaint
Minneapolis Universal Gas Pull, sn. 842, Loose, Repainted
Sawyer Massey 20-40, older restoration
Rumely Oil Pull Collection
Rumely 18-35 Road Roller, sn. 7805, Original, Only One Known
Rumely Oil Pull 15-30 F, sn. 7508 Crank, 7805 Frame, Loose
Rumely Oil Pull 25-45 Type B, disassembled, project, fairly complete
Rumely Ideal Pull 8-16, Older Restored, Three Wheel
Rumely Oil Pull 12-20K, rare - one of a kind, possibly an experimental tractor with chain drive rear wheels, loose, fairly complete, museum item, original condition
Rumely Oil Pull 12-20, all original, rusty but engine is greasy, still see a few of the original decals, great restoration project.
Rumely Oil Pull 14-28, sn. 9318, super rare, all original, spoke flywheel, fairly complete
Rumely Oil Pull 16-30 H, sn. 9608, Loose, Repainted
Rumely Oil Pull 20-40, sn. 8894, probably an older repaint, very complete, great original tractor, on industrial rubber rear wheels.
Rumely Oil Pull Type Z 40-60, sn. 214214, one of the original straight from the factory Z’s, many were converted, original paint still visible, great running tractor, super rare
Rumely Oil Pull 30-60, Model S, sn. 68, Loose, Repainted
Rumely Oil Pull 25-45, fairly complete
Rumely Oil Pull 15-25, solid fly wheel, one rear extension, fairly complete
Rumley 15-25, sn. 827, fairly complete
Rumely Oil Pull Model W 20-30, sn. 2630, nice old original tractor, very complete
Rumely 20-35 Model M, sn. 588, Original, Full steel
Rumley 20-35 Model M, sn. 2521, fairly complete, angle lugs
Rumley Do All, sn. LD 85, cut off rubber, older restoration
Rumley Do All, 4 wheel, standard configuration, missing radiator
Rumely Do All, sn. LD 85, , Cut Offs Rubber Older Restoration
Rumley Do-All, wide front, missing radiator, front wheels are hard rubber GMC truck wheels
Rumely 6, great looking original tractor on full steel with extensions, older repaint
Rumley 6, on steel, no lugs, wrong fenders, electric start, needs restoration
Early Iron 
Avery 20-35, sn. 5265, Loose, Older Restoration
Case 20-40, sn. 22290, nice older restoration, greasy, correct KW highbar mag, great tractor, nice gearing, 5 ball carb
Case 12-25, sn. 9151, loose, older repaint
Aultman Taylor 22-45, sn. 4194
Case 10-20, sn. 18236, older, nice
Emerson Brantingham 12-20 Model AA, all original, needs fenders, has extra lugs with it
Fageol, sn. A755?, Loose
Fitch 20-35, sn. 1637, original, 4 Wheel Drive
Frick 15-28 C, sn. 1506, Original?
Frick A 15-30, sn. 567, Repainted, missing radiator
Happy Farmer 3 Wheel, disassembled
Waterloo Boy R, Loose, Original, Needs radiator repair, Good Original
Topp Stewart Tractor, rare four wheel drive tractor, on full steel, fairly complete, super rare
Big Bull Tractor, sn. 7775, older restoration, looks good
Bristow Cultivator Tractor, original, dual steer, we’ve never seen one – wait – heard of one!
1928 Greyhound 25-52 Thresherman’s Special, sn. 13782, Runs, Restored
(2) Gray Tractors, both projects
Allis Chalmers 15-25, sn. 21199, Runs, Restored
Allis Chalmers 6-12, sn. 10311, Runs, Restored
All Work 22-40, extensions, hard to find tractor
Aultman Taylor 15-30, sn. 3765, Loose, Original, Sullivan Radiator, Missing fuel tank
Avery 14-28, very nice original tractor, has been an older restoration but original decals were masked off and still showing, parked in the shed for 30 years, a really nice tractor!
Avery 8-16, Loose, Older repaint, Original Decals on inner fenders, contractor lugs, New rings in toolbox
Avery 8-16, Loose, Repainted
Baker Model 43-67, sn. G30271, factory round spokes, Model #146711 LeRoi Engine 5 1/2 X 7, older repaint, on good rubber, motor tag says: Baker Special Motor, missing one head on one jug
Case 10-18, missing the front wheels, fairly complete, full steel with extensions, great restoration project
Case 12-20 crossmotor, sn. 53758, older restoration
Case 15-27 crossmotor, fairly complete, no fenders, missing carb, older restoration
Case 15-27, on hard rubber - very original and complete tractor
Case 22-40, sn. 46328, hard rubber on rear
Case 25-45, nice original tractor head is off but fairly complete, hard tractor to find, great restoration project
Case CD Crawler, sn. 317743, rare model C on tracks, one of just a few known
Case 10-18 crossmotor, Loose, Repainted
Cultor, been sitting outside, fairly complete, with sulky cultivator
Dart, project tractor, fairly complete, needs front wheel repair SUPER RARE and hard to find
Eagle Model H 16-30, sn. 1329, nice complete tractor, engine greasy
Heider 15-27, all orginal, no canopy, missing one tank, great restoration project
Huber Light 4 crossmotor, nice original tractor, fairly complete, missing radiator
Huber Super 4 crossmotor, all original, very complete but needs fenders
IHC 8-16, missing head, manifold and belt pulley, air tires on the front
IHC 8-16, Original, missing carb parts, need radiator repair
Imperial Super Drive A 15-30, sn. 153, Loose, Original, Missing radiator
Indiana Tractor, sn. 863, Original
International 10-20 Titan, missing fuel tank, good old original tractor - still greasy, good project tractor
International 8-16 Slope Nose, early model with the Madison Kipp oiler, needs wheels, good restoration project
International Mogul 8-16, sn. 565899, Loose, Older Repaint, Missing Drive Chains
Joliet Bates Steel Mule Model B, sn, 563, older restoration,
La Crosse Happy Farmer 12-24, sn. 17303, Original, 4 wheel version
Hart Parr 12-24, sn. 42463, looks to be complete - on full steel
Hart Parr 22-40, sn. 70161, fairly complete, no fenders, on industrial rubber - front and rear, one front tire is missing.
Hart Parr 22-40, sn. 70443, nice complete tractor, on original hard rubber rears with cast fronts
Hart-Parr 28-50
Keck Gonnerman 30-60, older restoration - impressive tractor!
Little Bull, sn. 2823, Loose, Repaint, Missing Mag
Massey Harris #2, Loose, Buda engine 12-22, repainted
Minneapolis 27-44 Crossmotor, loose and greasy, looks like a runner, older restoration
Moline Universal
Moline Universal, 2 cylinder with plow, very complete, very original with angle lugs
Moline Universal, with cart, some missing parts, has been sitting outside
Monarch Crawler Model 20-30, very rare crawler
New Hart Parr 12-25, sn. 8405, Repainted
Sawyer Massey 11-22, sn. 5104, Original
Sawyer Massey project
Traylor 6-12, missing sheet metal and radiator, uses a LeRoi Model 20 engine with a sn. 15990, older restoration
Yuba Ball Tread, older restoration
Rein Drive Tractors
Automotive 12-24 Rein Drive Tractor, Hercules motor Model C10664 4 X 5 1/8, missing transmission, rare project
GBS Motors Line Drive, sn. 2005, Canadian homebuilt?  This is possibly a prototype
GMC Samson Model D “Iron Horse” rein drive, very rare tractor!
La Crosse 7-12 Line Drive, Loose, Repainted
Eimco Workhorse, original, good rubber
Later Tractors
Buffalo Springfield Gas Roller, sn. 13388,
Kaywood, Loose
Norseman, Older Restored
Three Massey Harris GP Four Wheel Drives
Sheppard Diesel SD3, sn. 6E15347, Original
Samson, rear extensions, rare big water bath air cleaner, fenders are rough
Samson, water bath air cleaner and exhaust attachment - on full steel with one extension
Rock Island Model F – 18-35, sn. 270288, with a Buda model YRA engine, on rubber, fairly complete, make a good restoration project
Wallis 12-20, sn. 10456, missing manifold and carburetor, cut off rubber
MM Twin City JTO, sn. 625158, Loose, Older Restored, New Rubber
Rumely 6’s
Rumely Do-All’s

 Sneak Preview Video Links:

Hart Parr video
The Minneapolis 35-70 start up
1912 Fairbanks Morse
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