Our History

3jauction / Lutz Family Auction was started by Jimmy Lutz of Ravenna, Michigan in 1987.  For over 30 years, we have grown to be one of the most respected Auction Companies in the State of Michigan.


We have auctioned just about anything you can think of from: Live Stock, business liquidations, Estates, Farm Equipment and much more!

We offer a complete auction package.

Our advertising includes local newspapers and our website.

Auction Items

Auto's & Trailer's

  • 1983 Winnebago, 350 gas motor, 22ft, self-contained, gas & electric refrigerator, air, gas stove, has Owens generator, water tank, LP furnace, all work, 118,000 miles runs excellent, has oil leak.
  • 1994 Chevy 1/2 ton pick-up, 5 liter motor, stick shift, runs good, needs muffler.
  • 2001 Ford1/2 ton, 4x4, power windows & locks, moving pedals, cab and a half, 212,000 miles.
  • 2-15 United Express Cargo Trailer, 12'x6' w/drop door on back

Collector Items

  • Allis Chalmers WD
  • Mid-century china hutch
  • Wooden ice cream parlor chairs
  • Cedar chest
  • Telex Instaload XL movie projector
  • Large Lava Lamp, approx 4ft tall
  • Betty Boop Telephone - original
  • 1950's 84"x36" oak door w/glass
  • Misco shortening tin
  • 2 soap stones - 10"x8"
  • Old Photo's - large
  • Small record cabinet
  • Oil lamps
  • Radio Flyer Wagon
  • Becon Ray Red Fire truck light
  • Police patches
  • Dobb hat box & old hats
  • Tin Hockey game in box
  • Schwinn Typhoon kids bike
  • 1960 general mower corp., push mower
  • REO motor - made by Oldsmobile
  • Corn knife
  • Glassware
  • Aluminum salt & pepper shaker w/ matching toothpick holder
  • 1944 Hunting & Fishing Handbook

Commercial & Industrial

  • Commercial Barbecue King chicken rotisserie
  • New - Commercial 50lb automatic gas rice cooker
  • Royal cash register
  • Industrial mower 48", extra blades
  • Hot Dog Stand w/canopy


Boat's & Outdoor

  • Mercury 6hp boat motor w/gas tank - runs good
  • Saftmate 16ft speedboat w/trailer, 45hp Chrysler motor, made in Cadillac, MI
  • 12ft V Bottom, Fishing boat
  • Garden hose & reel
  • 18ft fiberglass extension ladder
  • various step ladders
  • 10 Man Artic Army Tent - very good condition
  • Salmon poles - Eagle Claw & Shakesphere
  • Poles w/sealine 47H reels
  • Large quantity of fishing poles
  • Boat cushions
  • Bow case
  • Gun case
  • Life jackets & ski tube
  • Patio glass top table w/umbrella, 4 chairs & glider rocker
  • Small blade for lawn tractor
  • Coolers
  • Tabletop 2 burner LP stove
  • Metal shelving
  • Privacy vinyl fence, 6ft high w/gate


Collectable Guns

  • M48 Yugo 8MM Mauser Rifle from WWII
  • Japanese Nambu Type 14 8MM w/holster - no firing pin

Furniture & Household

  • Briggs & Stratton 12W model 01938 home back-up power unit, natural gas or propane
  • Double bed w/6drawer dresser, mirror & nightstands
  • Oak bunk bed
  • Ethan Allen couch w/hide-a-bed
  • Ethan Allen maple table w/2 leaves & 6 chairs
  • Ethan Allen 2 large cabinets
  • Samsung over stove microwave (NEW)
  • Drop leaf table w/4 leaves
  • Loveseat w/hide-a-bed
  • 4 Drawer dresser
  • 6 drawer dresser
  • 2 chest freezers
  • 4 - 2 & 4 drawer filing cabinets
  • Glass top end tables
  • Bar stools
  • Stackable chairs
  • Floor lamps
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Pots & pans
  • Dishes
  • Mesco roaster oven
  • Turkey fryer w/34qt fryer set
  • Lots of costume jewelry
  • Stackable oak cabinets
  • Cast iron frying [pans
  • Pyrex mixing bowls
  • Double metal wash tubs
  • Misc, Christmas ornaments
  • Box of new reloads

Mowers & Snow Blowers

  • Craftsman ZTS7500 Zero-turn 22hp w/60" deck
  • John Deere F525 mower with 48" deck out front
  • Signature 12hp 32" walk behind snow blower
  • M.T.D. 5hp Chipper/Shredder
  • Push lawn mowers
  • John Deere Model 1200 weed whip w/edger attachment - NEW
  • Poulan gas power hedge trimmer
  • Sears 18" electric hedge trimmer
  • 500lb yard cart w/hitch
  • Car jack stands
  • Hand tools - Cherry Picker Pittsburgh for auto's - NEW
  • portable air tank
  • Barrel wood stove
  • Shovels, rakes, hoes
  • Roof snow shovel
  • Bikes

Sawmill

  • Norwood Super Lumbermate, Pro 15, Model 2000, Kohler gas motor, electric start, 195 hours, can handle approximately 16ft logs, like new
  • Small table saw

TERMS

CASH SALE ONLY.  ALL PROPERTY TO BE SETTLED FOR DAY OF SALE, NO PROPERTY TO BE REMOVED FROM PREMISES UNTIL SETTLED FOR IN FULL. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR GOODS AFTER SOLD.  AUCTIONEERS AND SALE PERSONNEL ACT AS SELLING AGENTS ONLY AND ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR GUARANTEES.


ANNOUNCEMENT DAY OF SALE TAKES PRECEDENT OVER PRINTED SALE

DIRECTIONS

E. Humphrey

617 West Madison Street, Lansing, MI 48096


3 Miles west of US 127 on Oakland St., left on Pine St., 1 block to West Madison St., then right to sale site.

OR

9 Miles east of Interstate 69 on M-43 to Sycamore St., left 1 block to West Madison St., turn right to sale site.

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9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

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Thu

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Fri

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Sat

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