Trains, Tools, Collectibles - Charlie Gipple Auction


SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH 9:00 AM (Trains sell at 12:00) – Harper County Fair Barn (128 E. 9th, Harper, KS)

Charlie Gipple - Seller

Tools and Shop:  20’ aluminum step ladder, 4’ step ladder, 18” Craftsman scroll saw, workmate bench, floor jack, Werner folding ladder, car ramps, bolt cutters, all kinds of hand tools for automotive, woodworking etc.  electric power washer (used one time), hose reel, pry bars, lot of drill bits, ratchet straps, lot of electric hand tools, 2- Frontier rolling toolboxes, Waterloo rolling toolbox, 2- electric chainsaw sharpeners, 6” bench vise, ½” electric DeWalt impact wrench,  ½” Skill hammer drill, tap & die sets, multiple sets of sockets, tow chains, air tools, 2 HP Sanborn air compressor,  several levels, several drop cords, lot of pipe wrenches, gear pullers, several types of hand saws, cum-a-longs, heavy duty battery chargers, tin snips, ½” hand-drill press,

Lawn & Garden:  42” JD riding mower with 17.5 Briggs 164 hrs., 1970’s Allis Chalmers 916 “Hydro” lawn tractor, fertilizer spreader, front tine roto tiller (like new), new lawn mower jack, electric edger, push mower, 40 Volt cordless lawn blower, brand new gas trimmer, “Feather Lite” Weed Eater, hedge trimmers, all varieties of shovels, rakes, post hole diggers, Poulan & Homelite chainsaws, silage cutter, bundle forks, tomato cages, push plow, bird bath, 2- glider porch swings,

Guns:  Winchester model 59 “Win-Lite” 12g with fiberglass stock Ser. 7303,

Mod. 94 Winchester 30/30 lever action w/octagon barrel, Ser. #3043827,

Model 511 Remington “Score Master” blt. Action Ser. # 9919,

Mod. 1903 U.S Springfield Armory 30/06 Ser. # 571604,

Mod. 190 Winchester .22 auto Ser. # B1656546

Luther Hardware – Des Moines 410/.44  Ser. # A152242 (missing stock)

Gun cleaning kits, ammo- 30/30, 12g slugs, .410, 30/06,

Wood gun cabinet with glass front and locking doors (holds 7 long guns)

Furniture Appliances:  upright freezer, entertainment center, new hide-a-bed, Bissel carpet shampooer, cardio glider, china cabinet, fern stand, Eden Pure heater, ornate hall tree w/mirror, full size bed, small roll-top desk, wood toy box, Misc. Household:  100’s of cookbooks, lot of children’s story books, rolling pins, lot of kitchen knives, lot of cookware, bedding, linens, and lot of other misc. household items.

Brother 9 spool commercial grade embroidery machine with several embroidery hoops and cap racks,

Collectables: Ertl Super MTA Farmall  model, 1955 Thunder Bird, 1957 Chevy, 1956 Chevy model cars, meet saw, ice tongs, Coke-A-Cola glasses and collectables, ant. View Master, lot original Elvis & Beatles albums LP and 45’s, Native American rug-makers weft (bob), lot of misc. beer steins, 100’s of Christmas, statues, villages & figurines,  sev. Longaberger baskets, pitcher & basin, 49 star US flag, lot of Western, Native American, & Bible collector plates in original boxes w/certificates, wire rug beaters,


Transformers:  American Flyer models 48, 158, 22030, 22035 & 48 TW, and several more

Several MRC solid state throttle pack controls

Numerous switches and track controllers.

Track Accessories:  American Flyer- Mystic Station, water tower, coal dump & elevator, dozens of right and left hand track switches, derailers, etc. 2- magnetic cranes, stockyard with moving cattle, tank battery, and many others

Lionel- Bakelite cross arms, oil drum loader, and many others

Plasticville- church, hotel w/barber shop, hotel, full service gas station, and many others

Homemade Accessories: oil pump, oil derrick, sawmill, grain elevators, fire station, silos, misc. outbuildings,

Lot of misc. accessories including misc. street lights, scale people, Pepsi machine, and every other imaginable model accessory.   Mr. Gipple has spent hours making very interesting and unique scale items over the years, he is also selling a lot of building supplies and parts.


S Gauge Scale Rail-Cars

(*all cars are American Flyer unless specified otherwise, *AFL indicates American Flyer Lines)


Gondolas- 2-Texas & Pacific 931’s, Frisco, 2- Pennsylvania 805’s, Boston 24124, SL-SF 941 “Frisco Lines”, Bethlehem Steel 24125, Southern 920, Norfolk Wester 804, Monon 2417,

Tankers- Shell Oil, 3- Gulf Oil GRCX 5016 #925, Shell SERX 8681 #625,

Cabooses- 2-AFL 938’s 24627, & 24636, 2- AFL 930’s, 24603, ATSF Santa Fe 9405,

Side Dump Cars- 2- CB&Q 919’s, 2-AFL 716,

Hopper Cars- Burlington Northern 921 Everywhere West, AFL 640, Burlington Northern, 2-CB&Q 921’s, AFL 640, Wabash 940, 2- B & O 801’s, Lehigh New England 632, Cargill 48611, D & R GW 15045 “Rio Grande”,

Passenger Cars- Washington 963, 2- California Zepher “Silver Palace”, 2- F.Y.&P.RR 20 & 40 Baggage Express, Hamilton 962, Cali. Zephers (Silver Palace CZ 815, Silver Platter CZ 842), AFL 663 & 655,

Service & Specialty Cars- AFL tie car 25071, 3-AFL Track Cleaners (#’s 9418, 648, 24533), New Haven 718 Railway Express Agency Mail Car, AFL 651 Railway Express Agency Mail Car, AFL Work & Boom Caboose #24546, AFL Industrial Brownhoist crane car,

Livestock Cars- Missouri Pacific 929, 736 X2, & 976,  

Boxcars & Refers- MKT 637 “The Katy”, 2- Illinois Express Vented Refr. IC923 & IC24403, A.T.S.F. Santa Fe 803 “The Chief of the West, Northern Pacific 947 “Main Street of the Northwest”,

Flat Beds-  2- New Have 928’s, New York Central 24562, MDT 9005 vehicle transport, B & O 9000 vehicle transport,


Steam Engines: 3- Northwestern 283’s, 3- AFL Erie 21165”s, AFL 326 New York Central System, AFL 283 Northwestern Chicago Line,

Diesel Engines:  Northwestern 355 “Rout of the 400”, Burlington Northern 8007, 2- Northwestern Chicago Line 283’s, General Motors GM, New York Central8552,


Notes:  As an auction company, it is a privilege to get the opportunity to represent Mr. Gipple as he is downsizing to a smaller home.  Mr. Gipple is an outstanding member of the community; he has dedicated his time to helping others and pursuing his hobbies.  This will be a great auction that has something for everyone.


Terms:  All items sold as is, where is.  No warrantees or guarantees express or implied, all sales are final.  Cash, Personal Check, Visa, MasterCard, & Discover accepted as payment, all payment due the day of the auction. 

Auctioneers – Brandon Gerber & Gerald Wolff

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