Warne Trust Collection

by Aumann Auctions - Tractors


March 18, 2017 Auction Starts at 10:00 am Pacific


Warne Trust Collection Westminster, CA


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Located in beautiful Orange County, California, Aumann Auctions is proud to bring you the Warne Trust Collection. This collection features a great selection of crawlers, engines, and early vehicles. Best, Caterpillar, Holt, and Oil Pull Rumely are just a few of the brands represented. From a fantastic, original Best 25 to a 120hp California built engine, this auction has something for everyone! Make sure you check out the full list!

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Warne Trust Collection

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

15261 Brookhurst, Westminster CA


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Very Important Crawler Auction

Best – Holt – Caterpillar – Oil Pull Rumely – Case

Join us Live or Online for this Important Auction of Early Crawlers, Tractors and Engines!

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Highlights Include:  Nicely Restored Tail Seat Best 60; Beautiful Best 25, excellent as found condition, decals still visible, possibly the best original surviving!; 1907 Case 30 HP Steam Traction Engine, hard to find size!; Case Water Wagon; Caterpillar Diesel 65; Top Seat Best 60; Caterpillar Gas 70; Caterpillar Diesel 75; Oil Pull Rumely 12-20, 14-28, 16-30 and 20-40 – All nice dry climate tractors!; Holt Land Leveler for 60/75 tractors; Amazing 120 hp California Commercial Two Cylinder Engine – the one of few known!; Very Original 1902 Oldsmobile Model R, decals still visible; Antique Sears chain drive buggy/car Model 11; Pre-Teens Reo Automobile Project; 1926 LaFrance Fire Truck Project; 20’s Mack AB dump truck & early Mack flatbed; Ford Model A Pickup; Dodge Bros. Sedan; Very Early Teens Autocar Truck

Other Caterpillar Tractors: (2) 60’s used on the Warne Ranch; (2) Early D-8’s; 30 wide gauge with canopy; 15 wide gauge; Tail Seat 30; 20; Gas 35; 22’s; 2 Ton; D-2; Diesel 40; Best 30

Other Tractors and Vehicles: International 8-16 Junior; McCormick Deering WK-40; John Deere Styled B; John Deere Unstyled D; 1935 Farmall F-12; Farmall Model C; Farmall F-20;  (2)McCormcik Deering 22-36; Farmall F-14; (2)McCormcik Deering 15-30;  Farmall Regular; Farmall F-20; John Deere Styled D; Farmall Regular with Cultivators;  Mid 20’s John Deere D; 1967 Camaro; Chevrolet service body truck;  Ford F350 Camper Special; Dodge Brothers Coupe; General Motors Truck; Ford F-600 Truck; 

Engines: 2.5hp Fluted Hopper Aeromotor;  1918 McCormick-Deering 6hp M Baler; 6hp Fairbanks Z Engine; International High Wheeler Engine; Ottawa 4hp Log Saw Engine; Vertical New Way Engine;(2)1.25hp Monitor VJ Engine; 5hp Hercules Model E; 2hp Headless Witte Engine; 2.5hp Economy Engine; 3hp Fairbanks Z Engine; 1.5-2.5hp LA Engine; John Deere 1.5hp E Engine; Cushman 4hp Binder Engine; International 1.5-2.5hp LB; Hercules 1.5hp Engine; 4-5hp Stover Engine; International 1.5-2.5hp LB; Witte 3hp Engine; Cushman Cub Engine; Air Compressor Engine; John Deere 1.5hp E Engine; Kohler Light Plant Engine; Honest Clay Engine; (5)McCormick Deering 1.5hp Ms

Holt, Best and Caterpillar Parts: Caterpillar 2 ton power unit; Best 60 track pads; Caterpillar belt pullies;  Catererpillar Diesel 35-40-RD6 hood; Best Sixty Seat; Caterpillar 60 Drawbar; Late Caterpillar 30 Belt pulley;  Caterpillar toolbox; Cat. 30 oil pan; Caterpillar blade lift; Cat. Engine parts - Jugs, head, vavles, clutch discs, rods, Cat 60 fan assembly; Cat. 30-60 grease pumps; Caterpillar rear hydraulic pump;  Caterpillar Parts Engine; Caterpillar Blade; Caterpillar parts engine;

Other Great Items: Visible Gas Pumps & Petroliana; Ventura Jr. Thresher, Lima Bean Harvester and many Implements;  (8)Beautifully Restored Bundle Wagons;  Mag Testing stand; Kentucky Drill Co. Grain Drill; J.I. Case Plow Works Planter; Portable Lubester; Original Hancock Gas Pump; 10 Gallon Visible Gas Pump; 5 Gallon Visible Gas Pump; Horse Drawn Sleigh; Newton Wood Box Wagon; Timber Hill Farms Wagon;  4 Bottom Plow; Ripper Plow; 4 Bottom Disc Plow; Single Bottom Ripper Plow; 3 Bottom Plow; Hay Rake; Champion Forge Blower Pipe Bender; Small Hand Crank Pump; Large Belt Driven Broadcaster;  Two Wheel Wooden Cart with Spreader Attachment; Early Horse Drawn Sulky; Horse Drawn Carriage; Horse Drawn Sulky; Horse Drawn Carriage; Horse Drawn Cultivator; Horse Drawn Cultivator; Massey Harris 2 Way Plow; Small Wagon/Cart; Post drills; 2 man saws; Small 24" steam engine; Wooden well pipe; Large Selection of 75+ tractor and implement wrenches; Early sod breaking plow;  Repainted 4 row planter; Large selection of magnetos including: Bosch, Case, IHC, WICO, American Bosch, and more


This is an early collection with many, many great items.  Lots of smalls and things to be found!

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