7275 Cattail Rd. Pleasantville, OH 43148

Auctioneer: Doug Leith 740-468-9292

Auctioneer: Adam Leith 740-304-3142




Established in 1980, Leith Auctions conducts auctions throughout Ohio specializing in Farm Equipment, Real Estate, Estates, Antiques & Livestock.  We are also honored to auctioneer many Ohio County Fair 4-H & FFA livestock auctions plus several charity events each year.


Auction Day Phone: 740-215-1952




To settle the ESTATE OF MERRILL D. BOWERS, the following partial list of personal property & chattels will be offered by Public Auction. Sale will be conducted at the farm located at 4085 WILSON ROAD west of LANCASTER, OH (Fairfield Co). From US33 bypass, exit SR188 West turning right on Whiley Rd & then right on Wilson. From town follow Fair Ave west to farm (Fair Ave becomes Wilson Rd beyond Liberty Center/Industrial Park). Signs will be posted!



(Preview Thurs & Fri 10AM-4PM)

ANTIQUES-COLLECTIBLES-MISC: Old Huber thrasher on steel (shedded), early wooden butter churn, old Royal Blue cream separator, early horse drawn sleigh, old wood barrels, wire milk crates, milk cans, early anvil, butcher hooks, old forge, slate, old harness items, wooden & steel spoke wheels, steel wheel wagon frame, early gas pump, old hand tools, several sandstone blocks, 10 Mojave 30x48” granite blocks weighing 4700 lbs each (super nice), buzz saw w/pulley & blades, several IH ½ wheel wts, JD wts, new Miller disc blades, 55 gal drums of oil/grease, lots of tires & rims, dozens of pallets containing new & old parts plus collectibles, many old Mack parts, chains & binders, wheel chains, misc jacks, misc elec motors, shop items, lots of old lumber (including T&G knotty pine), scrap metal piles & items too numerous to list plus yet to be uncovered after decades of hidden storage.

FARM EQUIP- INDUSTRIAL EQUIP-MISC: Awesome IH Case 7120 (SN-JJA0011294) w/CHA, MFWD, new frt Firestone 14.9R28 tires, 18.4x32 dual rears, 4 remotes, quick hitch, creeper trans, new interior, wts, 540/1000 PTO, only 2800 hrs & extremely clean, Case IH 710 loader sells separate, JD 4720 w/400X loader, FWA, CHA, diesel, quick attach & 1410 hrs, JD 6310 (SN-LO6310X89624) w/Tiger 255 loader, 3 Tiger side-mt rotary heads, FWA, 18.4x30 & 1689 hrs, JD 302 w/diesel, ROPS, 5’ belly sicklebar & 971 hrs, JD 4115 HST w/410 loader, FWA, 72” belly mower, 54” blade & 501 hrs, JD 310-C backhoe (SN-TO310CF762035) w/4x4, new inj pump, 28” back bucket, 90” frt bucket, cab & 3515 hrs, frost tooth attach sells separate, JD 690-C Excavator (SN-DW690CA508979) w/recent rebuilt motor, extend hoe attach & extra buckets, JD 380 gas forklift, Pro Gator 2030-A w/hyda dump, diesel, 4x4, ROPS, windshield & 2140 hrs, nice JLG 60H man lift, JD 455 w/60” deck, 54” blade & 1800 hrs, Frontier GM2072R grooming mower (like new), Frontier BB4296H 8’ box blade w/hydo ripper, JD 655 & 681 3pt tillers (like new), 3 J&M 750 Grain Carts w/center dump (super nice), Case IH 165 roll over 6x16 plow, 24’ Klongskilde field finisher w/dbl basket & leveler blade, Case 5400MT drill w/7”x34 hoe & grass, 2 JD 390 I-Match  offset flail mowers, Case IH 6500 ConservTill disc chisel (9 shank), 12 rw BlueJet Landtracker folding 28 bar, 24’ BlueJet Coulter Pro bar, NH 451 sicklebar, IH 12 row frt fold Cyclo planter (SN-0970783U014757), Woods 214 batwing rotary mower, 10’ Rhino 1540 hydra blade, nice 6’ grapple bucket, Hardi BNL50 3pt sprayer, JD 3pt wt box, JD 72” frt blade attach, Frontier 400/500 series frt blade attach, small ground driven McCormick manure spreader, IH 183 3pt cult (6rw), ’03 Bandit 100 chipper, Quincy industrial air compressor on trailer, Precision tree shear attach, like new pallet fork attach, misc loader buckets, fuel tanks, Alkota pressure washer w/only 195 hrs, 13' JD disc, 12' JD spring tooth harrow & items yet to be uncovered. COLLECTOR TRACTORS & CARS: sweet ’79 Corvette L-82, 4spd, glass T-top, only 2426 miles & stored under climate control, Ford Jubilee, Oliver Super 88 diesel, Farmall C w/plow, cult, disc & sicklebar, Farmall M (needs head), JD 301 Industrial w/diesel & 3pt, ’95 Geo Tracker soft top w/4wd & auto. MISC ITEMS: 3 Grain bins (18’x6 rings), Harvestore silo (20x60).

TRUCKS & TRAILERS: ’06 IH 9400 w/Cummins 410, 10spd, tandem & 855K miles, ’01 IH 9100 w/sgl, 9spd, C-10 & 71K miles, ’00 IH 8100, sgl, 10spd, Cat C-10 & only 17K miles, ’99 Eagle w/Pro sleeper, 60 series Detroit (500HP), tandem, 18spd, full gauges & 819K miles, ’94 IH 2654 w/sgl, 466 motor, Allison trans, 6spd & less than 1K miles!, ’89 Ford F-750 dump truck w/Fontaine bed, 5+2, sgl & 429 motor, ’10 Tempe 40’ grain hopper w/center dump, ’94 Tempe 42’ grain hopper w/center dump, elec doors & tarp, '91 IH 9370 semi w/Bentz sleeper, 3406B  motor, 9 spd & air ride (needs motor work), Ferree 3MT10T dual tandem trailer, Ferree M625S tandem trailer, 3 enclosed storage trailers (no titles), 2 grain pup trailers, Barlett 5th wheel (60K lb) & additional misc trailers.

NEIGHBOR CONSIGNMENTS: WABCO 101-G pan w/Cummins, 2-5K gal portable dikes, 3-3500gal poly tanks, Rd bale wagon (8 bale), Vermeer tree spade & more expected.

AUCTIONEERS NOTE: WOW- what a lineup! This offering should appeal to everyone from antique collectors to farmers & construction trade. Mr. Bowers was an excellent businessman & had many business interests. He never turned down a good deal. Most of the tractors & trucks are low hours/mileage. Above listing is very brief & items are being found daily. There will be many pallets of new/old parts, collectibles & misc. See www.LeithAuctions.com for updated listing & pictures. Loading available. Lunch by Rubes Concessions. Not responsible for accidents. Announcements made sale day shall take precedence. Circle August 25th!

TERMS: Cash or good check w/photo ID. Bank letter required if unknown to Auctioneers or Executor.

Charles Paul Arnett- Executor (740/503-2537)

Judith Edwards- Attorney

Probate No-20170487