Don Downen Collection
Online Auction Ending
October 27, 2022
OPEN HOUSE OCTOBER 15TH & 16TH 9AM - 2PM
Pickup on October 29th from 9-3pm or by Appointment
Don has been a long time customer and friend to us here at Aumann Auctions. His collecting taste and keen eye for the rare and unusual has certainly made for an enviable collection! He was color blind, but did like his Case and Minneapolis Moline tractors! Some of the rarest of the rare in the Minneapolis world. This is one of the nicest UDLX tractors we've ever sold - and we've sold a bunch of them! Exceptional restoration of a good tractor to begin with - very complete! All tractors are running!
Tractor Highlights Include:
Minneapolis-Moline UDLX; Minneapolis Moline R Cab Mail Tractor; Minneapolis-Moline Model R Cab; Minneapolis Moline NTX Jeep; John Deere BI; John Deere BO; Minneapolis-Moline UTC High Crop; IH F-30 Cane; John Deere AO Orchard Tractor; John Deere Unstyled L; Twin City JTO Orchard; Plymouth Tractor; John Deere AH Highcrop; Case DC Highcrop - Rare!; Case DI; Case SC; Minneapolis Moline G705; John Deere Unstyled B; Minneapolis-Moline Model ZTS; Minneapolis-Moline U Special; Minneapolis-Moline GB; Oliver Hart Parr 70 Standard; International Harvester Fairway 14; Case VAC; Case DC; Case VAI- Tug; Minneapolis-Moline Mo-Tow; Farmall F-12; Case D; Case DC-4; International Harvester 10-20; Farmall F-20; Farmall F-20; Farmall F-20; John Deere 60; John Deere 70; John Deere 70; John Deere Unstyled B 4- Bolt; John Deere Unstyled B; John Deere AR; John Deere G; John Deere A- Open Fan Shaft; Case DC; Case S; John Deere A; Oliver 88 Standard; Case DC; Case SI; Case DC; Allis Chalmers Styled WF; Minneapolis-Moline BF; Silver King Standard; Case VAS; John Deere H; Set of John Deere G Front and Rear Steel; Set of John Deere Rear Steel with Extensions; Ford Rear Steel; Set of Case Front and Rear Steel; Set of John Deere A Front and Rear Steel; Set of John Deere B Rear Steel
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SELLER(S): C. Don Downen, 18445 Shawneetown New Haven Rd., Ridgeway IL 62979