Day 1 of Fred Hughes Estate Auction – Guns, 80+ Outboard Motors, Antiques and More!

Day 1 of Fred Hughes Estate Auction – Guns, 80+ Outboard Motors, Antiques and More!

Date & Time

Saturday, Nov. 9th @ 9:00 am


Kmiec Farm W11273 County Road D Columbus, WI
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Two Day Auction for Fred Hughes Estate Auction

Day 1: Saturday, November 9 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Day 2: Friday, November 15 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

AUCTION LOCATION (will be under cover, but may be cold so dress accordingly):

W11273 County Hwy D, Columbus, WI 53925

QUESTIONS: Call Donnie at (920) 948-6290

Fred was a lifelong Beaver Dam resident. He worked at Mercury Marine for 45 years and enjoyed collecting outboard motors and related equipment. In addition, he was a lifelong auction goer who amassed a very large collection of many interesting things. We expect 18+ wagon loads of interesting, hard-to-find items over two days!


All guns to be sold on Day 1.  Antiques and collectibles, including coins, comics, toys, furniture, banks and more!  Mercury Marine memorabilia, including shirts, hats and patches.  In addition, 88 antique outboard motors.  Also selling the first half of the coin collection.  Selling 150+ older comic books (Marvel and DC) from the 1960s, new power recliner.


Selling another 50+ antique outboard motors.  Selling rare Mercury Marine manuals and Mercury Marine microfiche and microfiche reading machine. Large quantity of outboard motor NOS and used parts, Heavy cast outboard motor stands, Beer stein collection; Second half of coin collection; Mobility scooter. Plus another 9 wagons of antiques and collectibles of hard-to-find and interesting items!

We are selling so many items at this two-day auction that it would be impossible to create a complete list. Below is a general list of expected items. Watch the website for pictures as items are unpacked!

Guns: Winchester Model 1890 .22 short rifle, SN 631824; Benjamin Franklin .22 pump rifle; Stevens Model 258A 20 ga bolt action w/clip; Allis .22 cartridge CO w/ octagon barrel; Marlin Model 81 .22 cal bolt action; Harrington & Richardson Model 88 410 3”, full choke, SN AT260737; Daisy Model 25 BB gun, very nice! Quantity of BB guns, old cap guns, & holsters.

Coin Collection: Large quantity of coins, including proof sets, US Mint sets, non-circulated sets, Liberty Prestige sets, gold coins; Silver coins include 1921 sliver dollar, quantity of dimes and nickels; Indian head pennies, wheat pennies, many steel war pennies; Older Canadian coins, including silver dollars.

Antiques: LARGE Quantity of MARVEL and DC Comics, inc. Superman & Batman.; Quantity of marbles, including shooters, cat’s eyes, etc.; Approx. 20 old original cow bells of various sizes; Large bell collection; Oil lamp collection; Large number of toys, banks, cars, trucks, tractors, boats, etc.; Wooden barrels; Wash tubs; Old farm tools; Glass front curio & china cabinets;

TERMS: Cash, good check, Visa or Mastercard with a 3% fee. Everything to be settled for day of sale. No warranties or guarantees are given or implied on any items sold.

Much More Not Listed – Plan to Attend!


Registered Auctioneers Perry Wilkinson #31, Donnie Bleich # 1911, Shane Wilkinson #2958

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