Auction of the Estate of Stanley “Buster” Symanski

Saturday, October 16, 2021 :: 10 am (preview 9am)

On location @ 119 Elm St., Hatfield, MA 01038

Featuring selected vehicles, farm equipment, antiques, power & hand tools, and other supplies and equipment from the electrical business and personal property of Stanley “Buster” Symanski

Photos showing a representative sample of the wide variety of the many lots included in this auction can be found in our AuctionZip Photo Gallery and our Facebook Photo Album.



1995 Dodge 3500 dump truck with 8-ft minute mount snowplow; 2003 Ford E250 work van with racks & bins, 100K miles; 2000 GMC 3500 dual wheel bucket truck with Fibre Body utility body, Versa lift, automatic, 11K; 2006 Dodge Durango, 4WD, 240K current inspection, daily driver; U.S. Dept of Defense MEP-804-B, 15KW generator with diesel engine, MFD, 2008 very light use; 18-ft tandem-axle flatbed trailer (bill of sale only) with lift gate; good working Mitsubishi propane FG35 forklift; etc.


Kubota 3940 4WD diesel, hydro trans., w/loader and Quik Tach forks, only 150 hrs; 8N Ford tractor, like new tires;  Woods BB60 brush mower; County Line 6-ft PTO rototiller; 6-ft landscape rake; 4-ft Sundown, spring-tooth harrow; 1872 Hydro Cub Cadet tractor, 774 hrs, 50” mower deck; portable diesel tank; 3-point hitch auger with several different-sized drills; Gravely two-wheeled tractor/cultivator; set of 6-ft drag bog harrows; etc.


Many electric and cordless power tools: sawzalls, drills, routers, etc.; workbenches, some with bench grinders and vises; newer Blue Rock Model WS-212 wire stripper; several air compressors; Delta drill press; Rigid chop saw; Rigid pipe-threading set; belt sanders; scroll saw; NIB GP7500E Generac portable generator; several other portable generators; battery chargers; hand tools; socket sets; hardware; cement mixer; power washers; table saws; Greenlee No. 777 bender Porta-power; etc.


New & vintage interior and exterior fixtures; conduit; junction boxes; breakers; switches/switch hardware; outlet receptacles; lightbulbs (all types); exterior light poles (will sell in large groups); staging, shelving, pallet racking; ladders of various sizes; etc.


Three 12-foot aluminum boats (2 on trailers); fiberglass canoe; vintage Mercury Kiekhaefer “Merc 60” outboard motor; farm antiques:  Planet Jr. walk-behinds, milk cans, vintage wooden lobster traps; John Deere hand-cranked corn sheller; 1950s general store Coca Cola chest cooler model NE-8; large selection of railroad lanterns (various makers including Dietz, Adlake, Dressel, etc.) wood stoves; wooden and other pulleys; iron tractor seats; iron wheels; copper washing machine; several fire-engine flat-hose reels; Bosch front-load washer (electric)/drier (gas) on pedestals and other appliances; horse-drawn antique farm wagon; horse-drawn snow plow; roll-top desk; vintage red-and-white enamel table (NOS); tables, chairs, outdoor furniture; Commercial Kitchen Equipment: SS fry-a-lators, lobster pots; signs (some advertising, Railroad Crossing, Speed Limit, etc.); etc.

September 2021 Online Estate Auction-Pt 2

Bidding will continue on Lots 160-261, which were disrupted due to technical problems at HiBid on Sunday, October 10

Bidding on this special extension of the September Online Estate Auction will run from Wednesday, October 13 @ 12pm (noon) through Sunday, October 17. Bidding will begin to close at 7pm on Sunday, October 17

Featuring furniture, hand & power tools, sterling silver, china, glassware, housewares, toys, electronics, lawn & garden equipment, and more from several estates in Western Massachusetts.

Click the link below to view the catalog & to register to bid online


Hundreds of photos are available on our
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Terms of sale: Each item for sale is sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS. All sales are final. We have made every attempt to describe each item as accurately as possible. We are not responsible for errors or omissions. A 15% Buyer’s Premium is applied to all purchases. 6.25% MA sales tax. Tax exempt buyers must provide their resale certificate/tax exempt number when obtaining a bidder’s number. Payment must be made in U.S. dollars. Online payment options (e.g., PayPal, Square) available upon request. Complete payment required after the conclusion of the auction. Management reserves the right to hold items or titles to items until funds clear. All winning bidders must make arrangements to remove items from the auction location at time of payment. Payment must be made at the conclusion of the auction. Removal days:  Monday-Wednesday, October 11-13, 10am-5pm at our offices at 140 Pine Street, Florence, MA 01062.

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