Wheels That Won the West Auction Sale
Semi Retirement & Dispersal for Walter & June Volsky:

Saturday September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. (***Date Changed***)

Collection of Horse Drawn Wagons & Horse memorabilia
Large Portion Acquired from World Famous Mr Al Oeming plus many other high quality items related to their acreage

Many pictures and listings to come - check back often


Sale location is a 10-minute drive from Stony Plain (Exact Location to Follow)

- Watch website daily for new additions to auction list


  • This beautifully framed 28"x42" picture entitled "Wheels That Won The West" showcases vintage wagons by many of America's earliest western wagon makers  (Photo 1)
  • A striking exact replica of the larger John Deere wagons - only one known to exist in Canada today. Was designed for miniatures and small ponies.  (Photo 1)
  • Built in Drummondville, Quebec in 1908. The business name is still on cart - Ferme-Portage. This is a great collector's item and a wonderful yard decoration  (Photo 1)
  • Built in 1904 in Petrolia, Ont. by the Petrolia Wagon Co. Their wagons were marketed through International Harvester as original decal shows.  (Photo 1)
  • Built by Anderson Carriage Works, Wooler, Ontario in 1922. Built for rough terrain, hence the high wheels and wooden hubs.  (Photo 1)
  • This historic wagon was built in 1904 in Petrolia, Ont. where Imperial Oil found oil in 1857. A collector's dream - decals and names are still visible.  (Photo 1)
  • A superb restoration of a very rare commercial wagon used by a travelling farrier/blacksmith. The 100 year old horseshoe nail box, along with other old farrier and smithy tools is still in the back.  (Photo 1)
  • Common delivery wagon of the horse era - this one is a one-seater with a drop tail gate. Built by R. Ringer, Picton, Ontario in 1915  (Photo 1)
  • Sturdy enough for every type of work, this EEZEE ROLL wagon with pneumatic tires made the mini horses earn their oats in the old days  (Photo 1)
  • Common on Canadian prairies of yesteryear, this grain wagon is in good shape.  (Photo 1)
  • A horse era commercial vehicle like this is very rare - original sign reads "Moser Bros. Milk & Cream 1900-1958"  (Photo 1)
  • Another fine survivor of life years ago on Alberta farms  (Photo 1)
  • By Massey Harris, built in 1906, is a historical piece, a pioneer of the early days of farming. Original name and stencils are on rear axle.  (Photo 1)
  • Built by P.T. Legare, Quebec. This sleigh is like a toboggan and is low enough to escape the wind and is safe going over high drifts.  (Photo 1)
  • Built by Massey Harris Co. in Hamilton, Ont. 1919. The running gear is in immaculate shape. The box has been rebuilt to precise original specs.  (Photo 1)
  • Built by pioneer wagon maker John Hext of Brantford, Ont. in 1895, this is one of the oldest runabouts around today. Worked for years on Sask. ranches.  (Photo 1)
  • Horses

  • Model Horse - Life-size model black horse comes with harness. When attached to any wagon or buggy of your choice it will make a life-like decoration for your acreage yard.  (Photo 1)  (Photo 2)
  • Antiques and High End Product

  • Petit Godin Stove - This unique and beautifully enamelled coal and wood burning stove was manufactured in France by Godin. It is brand-new, never been used. Set-up & operating instructions are included inside the stove  (Photo 1)
  • King-size Brass Bed - King-size brass bed comes complete with headboard, footboard and frame  (Photo 1)
  • Heartland Refrigerator - Beautifully styled black 30" Heartland Classic Model 3010 Refrigerator, original price $6,000. It is in like-new condition.  (Photo 1)
  • Jotul Wood Stove - Cast-iron wood-burning stove with porcelain enamel finish - made by Jotul, known for the artistry, beauty, efficiency and durability of their stoves  (Photo 1)
  • Children's Dump Sleigh - An old-time original Children's Dump Sleigh makes a charming lawn or garden ornament, winter or summer  (Photo 1)
  • Old Wagon Seat - This wagon seat comes from an old horse buggy, makes a great yard decoration  (Photo 1)
  • Wagon Wheel - A 54" original wagon wheel - there are two of them to be sold  (Photo 1)
  • Bicycle Plant Stand - A vintage ornamental bicycle plant stand set up with holders for multiple flowerpots  (Photo 1)

    Auctioneer's Note:

    Walter and June have been Collecting Western wagons and Artifacts for years and are now semi retiring and selling of the majority of their collection! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase this collection and once it is gone it will be gone forever! Thank you in advance for attending this sale!

    Keep watching this site as we download more pics and product that are going to be sold!

    The Rainbow Team !

    Terms & Conditions:
    Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Interac. Nothing to be removed until paid for. Subject to additions and deletions. A 10% buyers fee plus GST will be charged where applicable. Please be conscious of the buyers fees and factor them into your bidding.

    Owner Rainbow Auctions & Liquidators or it's employees shall not be responsible for accidents
    Sale conducted by:
    Rainbow Liquidators & Auctions
    A division of 698337 Alberta Ltd.
    Right on Hwy 16A, just west of Stony Plain, AB
    Or Intersection of Hwy 16A West and Range Road 11
    52529 Range Road 11 (Glory Hills Road)
    Stony Plain, AB
    PH: 780-968-1000
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