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RALPH MARTIN RETIREMENT AUCTION - BIDDING HAS ENDED - SEE THE RESULTS

Item Description
13181.Having hung above Mr. Martin's door for years, this staple of Downtown Delaware is now available to add to your collection. This sign measures roughly 11" wide, 30" tall and 82" long. Hand painted accents accompany the neon lights that are in operational condition. If you are a collector of local items, or a sign aficionado, this is a must have. Sign has wear consistent with age but no notable blemishes were observed. The highest bidder will work directly with the building owner to coordinate removal of sign. The bracket of the sign that attaches to the brick exterior may have to stay in place to avoid damaging the integrity of the structure. After payment, you will be put in direct contact with owner to coordinate a time in which you can remove. Sign can be observed any time, it will remain hanging during the duration of the auction at 28 West Winter Street in Delaware, OH.
13182.Antique wooden Diamond Fast Color Eyelets box with contents. Box still contains dozens of eyelets and features individual numbers inside each compartment. Item measures 8.5" x 16.5". Good condition with normal wear consistent with age.
13183.Antique stamp kit containing letters and numbers. Wooden box contains dozens of stamps - looks to be complete or nearly complete. Item measures approx. 10" x 21".
13184.Antique soldering supply kit. Wooden box, measuring approx. 5" x 5" x 10.5" contains solder and brass device with rubber hose. Great condition.
13185.Antique parlor style stool used by Mr. Martin while sewing on item #13---. It is impossible to imagine how many hours were spent using this stool to repair clients' shoes and accessories. Item stands 18" in height.
13186.Vintage Bodine Electric Company 115 volt AC motor and case.
13187.American Blower Corporation 115 volt blower motor, type FS.
13188.Vintage/antique Seiberling SRM-1 patching material canister with contents. Item in excellent condition, nice advertising piece. Item stands just under 6" in height.
13189.Antique secretary desk in need of refinishing or repurposing. Drawer is absent, item stands 41 in height.
13190.Lot of Mr. Martin's tools including hammers, knives, clippers, snap fastener and more.
13191.Another lot of Mr. Martin's tools including oiling can, clippers, trimmers, pliers and more.
13192.Lot of 20 vintage 1950's Cat's Paw rubber heels in the boxes. Various sizes included.
13193.Lot of 20 vintage 1950's Cat's Paw rubber heels in the boxes. Various sizes included.
13194.Lot of 25 vintage 1950's Cat's Paw rubber heels in the boxes. Various sizes included.
13195.Pair of antique cast iron FH Smith MFG Co. rivet presses. Box of hundreds of rivets also included. One handle was broken as pipes were often used to accompany the pressing of these into footwear.
13196.Lot of Mr. Martin's tools including leather punches, dies, knives and more.
13197.Another lot of Mr. Martin's tools including knives, punch, file, threader and more.
13198.Lot of larger tools including sharpener, riveter, pliers (Pat. 1897) and more.
13199.General Electric 115 volt AC motor.
13200.Antique cast iron Landis shoe repair jack stand. Great item for display, could be repurposed if desired. Label in used, but great condition. Three holes in base for securing to floor. Item stands approx. 43" in height.
13201.Antique cast iron based grinding wheel and stand. Stand is marked "Auto-Soler". Believed to have been made by Landis. The motor is a 115 volt "Type RB" unit by Wagner. Item measures approx. 45" tall.
13202.Great antique rolling wooden shoe rack that was in constant use in the shop. Item has excellent character that developed over decades of use. Featuring five tiers, this piece measures 13.5" x 37" x 54". This would make a nice addition to your collection of local history or to be repurposed for use in your home.
13203.Vintage storage container made from recycling a vintage Atlas Brand Sunkist Valencia Orange crate. Measures 10.25" x 12" x 17.75".
13204.Lot of eight antique wooden based shoe stretchers/forms. Misc. sizes, most feature iron spindles and components.
13205.Lot of nine antique/vintage wooden based shoe stretchers/forms. Misc. sizes, six feature iron spindles and components.
13206.Lot of 11 antique wooden based shoe stretchers/forms. Misc. sizes, all feature iron spindles and components.
13207.Heavy antique cast iron Repco manual Heel Attaching Machine made in Great Britain. Item was one of many machines used regularly by Mr. Martin. Machine stands approx. 26" tall and wood make for a great display.
13208.Heavy antique cast iron Landis Leather Splitter. Perfect for display or to use to reduce the weight of your leather. Great, used condition, stands approx. 14" tall.
13209.Heavy antique cast iron Champion Model H leather cutter. Perfect for display or to use as intended. Item measures approx. 24.5" in height.
13210.Antique cast iron Landis (presumably) shoe repair jack stand. Great item for display, could be repurposed if desired. Label not present from use. Three holes in base for securing to floor. Item stands approx. 43" in height.
13211.Excellent antique cobbler's shoe repair box with stand and form. Stand is mounted to the top of the box which could be carried from place to place. Door to box reveals two drawers for supplies. Very interesting piece that would be perfect for display. Tons of character, item stands approx. 31" tall.
13212.Antique Royal paper roll cutter that was stationed next to Mr. Martin's buffing machine. Item is in excellent condition and includes a rolls of paper. Item measures 12.5" in height and 28.5" in length.
13213.Lot of eight antique cast iron shoe press forms.
13214.Lot of eight antique cast iron shoe press forms.
13215.Antique cast iron Landis shoe repair jack stand. Great item for display, could be repurposed if desired. Label in used, but great condition. Three holes in base for securing to floor. Item stands approx. 43" in height.
13216.Pair of antique cobbler's shoe repair jack stands. Tallest item measures 23.5" in height.
13217.Antique cobbler's shoe repair jack stand with interlocking Big Boy shoe forms. Each form slides into grooves of jack stand. Item stands approx. 21" in height.
13218.Lot of Mr. Martin's tools including large cast pliers, trimmers, electric edge sealer and more.
13219.Lot of misc. shoe forms for stretching and for use on anvil.
13220.Lot of misc. shoe forms for stretching and for use on anvil. Also included is vintage pair of skate bases.
13221.Lot of cast iron sole repair inserts for use in press. Perfect to repurpose.
13222.Lot of cast iron sole repair inserts for use in press. Perfect to repurpose.
13223.Large lot of misc. shoe forms and repair pieces for use on anvil.
13224.Antique cast iron Lamac Process Co. sole press. Great piece for display. Rubber soles in great condition as well. Item stands approx. 18.5" tall.
13225.Antique cast iron shoe machine piece. Item features belt drive and may have been portion of sewing machine. Likely made by Landis or Lamac. Measures approx. 16" tall.
13226.Antique Lamac Invisible Soler mounted on board. Very heavy piece, untested, controls are located in the middle and sole machines one either end. Measures approx. 33" in length and 18" in height.
13227.Large, very heavy treadle-based Singer 29K60 leather stitching machine. Item has been converted to electric. This item was still plugged in and being used when Mr. Martin retired. Much larger than your typical treadle machine. Great piece for display or to repurpose. Item measures 33" in length and 44" in height. Nice overall condition with wear consistent with age.
13228.Mid-century R.C. Allen cash register. Buttons seem to move fairly freely, when arm is pulled forward, drawer opens and operates as it should. Could use a good cleaning, great piece to restore. Measures 13.5" x 14" x 18".
13229.Antique Singer threading machine mounted on table. Item features nice patina, the wood alone would make for a great table. Overall, item measures 21" deep, 31.5" tall (workspace height) and 48" in length.
13230.Older Dyo-Flex blower with spray gun. Likely used for fine detailing.
13231.Antique Singer electrified treadle sewing machine. Wood does have wear from years of use but could be replaced.
13232.Antique Conklin's Fountain Pen display case. Looks to be complete but needs reassembled. Item features glass top display with sliding doors below. Back side features access to display case through door and several drawers at the bottom. Great find that would look great put back together and brought to life. 24" deep, 34" wide and 42" tall.
13233.Sunbeam bug zapper. Untested but looks to be in decent condition.

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