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Auction of Interest Held in Midwest

| August/September 1995

1001 North Webster Street Harrisburg, Illinois 62946

Dennis Wilson, auctioneer of Harris-burg, Illinois, continually brought the gavel down on items from Cecil Church's private collection of Dubuque tractors, memorabilia, and implements at this two-day auction. The March 24-25, 1995, weather was cool, but sunny, in southern Illinois as an estimated crowd of 700 enthusiastic collectors from 24 states and Canada watched with interest. The total sale brought 70% more than the highest expectation with the average prices as follows:

Average restored tractor selling price: $6,742.85.

Average crawler selling price: $10,000.00.

Average sign selling price: $614.00.

Average implements selling price: $585.00.


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