Auction! Saturday, July 29th, 2023 Auction! 

Absolute Real Estate, 96.66 Acres of Private Wooded Vacant Land, Antique/Old Firearms, Military History/Toys, Fishing Rods, Reels, Tackle, Tools, Antiques and Personal Property Auction!

Old Style Fixer-Upper home on a 8.75 acre lot built in 1875 and a separate 96.66 acre private wooded vacant parcel. The properties are centrally located between Ithaca, Owego, Binghamton, Dryden and Cortland.      

Auction to take place on-site at 25 Nixon Rd. Richford, NY 13835 (Tioga County)

Saturday, July 29th, 2023 at 10 a.m. * preview begins at 9 am.  

Auction for the Estate of Lincoln L. Watkins


Open House

Open House: Wednesday, July 26, 2023  from 4:00-5:00 pm and 1 hour prior to auction. 

Real Estate

Real Estate: Parcel #1  

Property Information

– Tax Map # : 11.14-1-16

– Built in 1875

– Full Market Value 2022: $80,761

– Property class: 210 – 1 Family Res.

– Newark Valley School District

– utilities oil, 100 Amp electric, wood/coal 

– Private sewer and private spring fed cistern with water pump and water softener

– Richmond Integra 29 gallon hot water heater (Newer energysaver)

– Newer Williamson oil fired forced hot air furnace

– 3 Beds/1 Bath home on 8.75 acre lot

– Multiple outbuildings and nice back deck

– Must contact Tioga County and Newark Valley Schools for exact taxes without exemptions

Real Estate: Parcel #2

Property Information

– Tax Map #: 7.00-1-32

– Full Market Value 2022: $89,891

– Property Class: 322 – Rural vac>10

– Newark Valley School District

– 96.66 acres of private wooded land

– Must contact Tioga County and Newark Valley Schools for exact taxes without exemptions


Antiques and Personal property to be sold

Antique and Old Firearms(Background Check will be required in order to purchase the guns):

  1. Antique Winchester pump model 06, 22 caliber shorts, long or long rifle shells, shell tube. Pat: June 26th, 1888, Nov. 27th 1906, May 30th, 1911
  2. Sears and Roebuck Co. model 41-103 1977 single shot bolt action 22 caliber. Shoots shorts, long and long rifle shells.
  3. Antique flintlock black powder rifle
  4. Marlin FireArms Co. 12 gauge pump. Pat. D: May 13th, 1896, June 2nd, 1896, Nov. 6th, 1891. Serial # 78801
  5. Antique Ruger Model 103-8 22 caliber bolt action single shot. Shorts, long and long rifle shells.
  6. U.S. Remington Model 1903, 30-06 caliber single shot, RA-43. Serial # 3257286
  7. Mossburg, model 151 m(b) 22 caliber long rifle only, weaver scope, shell tube
  8. Stevens Savage Arms Corp. model 2588, 20 gauge shotgun, 2 ¾ inch shell chamber, single shot, bolt action.
  9. Antique Flintlock, Black Powder, large caliber
  10. Antique Flintlock, Black Powder rifle
  11. Antique Flintlock, Black Powder rifle
  12. Antique Flintlock, Black Powder rifle w/ octagon barrel
  13. Antique Springfield 1808 Flintlock, Black Powder rifle, large caliber
  14. Antique, Harrington and Richardson Arms Co. 20 gauge choke, single shot.

– Alpine Hunter 60 weight 26-29 draw bow w/ arrows

– Reloading equipment, supplies, tons of ammo and gun cabinets(some new in box)

– Tons of fishing rods, reels, tackle, lures, boxes. (stream, lake, fly and ice fishing)

– Prowler T30/300 trolling motor New in box

– WWII UC UOS 1942 Bayonet w/ sheath

– SA 1908 Bayonet (no sheath)

– Cavalry Sword 

– Neat Vintage Schrader tire gauges. Collected set

– Vintage Robeson knife

– Imperial Prov RI knife w/ sheath

– Peterson hand warmer lighter made in Japan

– Powder horns

– The Weatherman weather forecaster

– Nice snow shoes

– Hobart and Toledo scales

– 1940’s Lead Soldier toys

– Tin wind up tanks

– 2 Heritage mink ducks

– Keystone Keystoker coal stove model 1628

– Like new Samsung gas stove 5 burner 

– Vintage metal baskets

– Seth Thomas clock

– 5’ x 8’ ball hitch trailer 

– New storm door

– John Deere 210 mower

– Antique metal wheels (large and small)

– Lincoln welder

– Craftsman drill press

– B and D bench grinder

– Heavy duty shop tables

– Cummins file set like new

– Large craftsman toolbox

– tons of hardware

– Craftsman air compressor

– Makita belt sander

– Table saw

– Torches

– Reliant Stone Viking tile grinder

– Bandsaw

– Scroll saw

– Large and small belt sanders

– Dewalt 12 ½ inch thickness planer (DW733)

– 14” cut off saw

– 2 bottom 3 pt. Hitch plow

– Vintage snowmobiles

– Aluminum ladders

– Mesh fencing

– Powertools

– Oil lamp and wall mount

– Whirlpool electric dryer

– Tabletop grill

– Whirlpool chest freezer

– Kenmore upright freezer

– Nice Metal Patio table and chairs

– Rubbermaid pool chest

– Taxidermy squirrel 

– Deer hoof lamp

– Vintage hats

– Wash stand

– Bedroom sets

– All types of household

– Sonora record cabinet and records

– Mid century modern Buffet and Hutch

– Vintage barware and linens

– Glassware of all kinds

– Tea trolly

– Zenith surround sound

– Outdoor clothing

– Corner cupboard

– Craftsman Wood chipper

– Large amount of rice coal

– Foam board  

– Hotpoint refrigerator/freezer  

– Antique/Old kerosene lamp

– Fishing Rods, Reels and Tackle

– Binoculars

– Crocks

– Hand tools, power tool and air tools

– Chest freezer

– Nuts, bolts, screws

– Tool boxes

– Extension cords, rope, gas cans etc.

– Ladder

– Fencing

– Beds, Tables, Fans, Mirrors

– Bedroom set

– Misc lawn, porch furniture and decorations

-Rough cut lumber 

– Tons of scrap

– Nelco sewing machine

– Utilitech shop light new in box

– Ammo boxes

– Scopes

– Vintage Pax camera

– Potting table

– Much, Much More Yet To Be Uncovered!!!!       

Standard Real Estate Auction Terms

10% buyer’s premium added to final bid to equal the total purchase price.  20% down on day of auction, with remainder due at closing within 30-45 days.  20% down payment must be in certified form. Time is of the essence. Executor’s Deed.  Property sells “As Is, Where Is.” All tests and inspections must be done prior to auction day.  All statements at auction take precedence over any printed material. Real Estate to be sold free and clear with NO liens, NO back mortgages and NO back taxes owed! Auctioneer agency represents only the sellers.  Lead paint may exist. 

Standard Antique/Personal Property Auction Terms

15% buyer’s premium added to final bid to equal the total purchase price.  Time is of the essence. Full payment due day of auction by cash, VISA, Mastercard, Discover and debit cards (there will be an extra 3% added to process credit cards), checks with bank letter of guarantee.  All items sold in “As Is” condition. Subject to errors and omissions. Driver’s license required for bidding number. All statements at auction take precedence over any printed material. NOTHING removed until settled for.  

Z and R Auctions NOTE

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to purchase, at auction, two properties within 20 miles of Ithaca, Owego, Binghamton, Dryden and Cortland NY. Additionally, after the sale of the properties we will be auctioning the firearms, fishing gear, antiques, tools and personal property. I am sure there is something for everyone so don’t miss out!