Mercedes revs up $21,700 at auction
John M. Hess Auction Service conducted a public sale March 30 of personal property for Harold and Ruby Esbenshade at 222 S. Esbenshade Road, Manheim.
Items sold included a 2004 Mercedes CLK car, $21,700; an Abner Zook 3-D picture, $6,900; a John Deere 6x4 Gator, $5,000; a 1950s Coke machine, $4,900; a blue decorated stoneware pitcher, $4,700; a pair of chicken oil paintings, $2,600; a Lehnware egg cup, $1,700; a Cowden & Wilcox jug, $1,400; a Lehnware saffron box, $1,300; a John Deere 1128DE snow blower, $875; a sterling silver bowl, $825; a blue decorated stoneware pitcher, $800; a Queen Anne corner drop table, $775; a tavern table, $750; a Western oil painting, $675; three "Gone With the Wind" lamps, $650, $400 and $225; a pinwheel spatter plate, $575; a trundle bed, $550; a corn bottle, $550; a four-section stack bookcase, $500; a tilt-top stand, $450; a banjo clock, $400; American Indian pottery, $375; a white-on-white quilt, $375; a sauna, $300; a cut-glass vase, $300; an Adams teapot, $300; a mahogany drum table, $285; a corner chair, $275; a multicolor coverlet by Peter Leisey, $275; coin dot oil lamps, $275; a rocking kangaroo, $250; a Lancaster wild cherry bitters bottle, $250; a BF Starr sign, $250; a stoneware crock, $250; a cedar chest, $225; a marble-top washstand, $225; and a spatter tulip plate, $225.
nKline, Kreider & Good Auctioneers conducted the following public sales:
lTuesday, of real estate for New Holland Tire Inc. at 418 Maple St., Terre Hill. A two-story warehouse building, zoned R1 and in need of major repair, sold for $36,000 to Kurt Weaver, East Earl.
lMarch 28, of personal property for Patricia A. Witmer at 420 Clay Road, Lititz, before 278 registered bidders.
Highlights included a 1995 GMC 12-foot dump truck, $9,500; a Case International Harvester 8920 tractor, $72,000; a Case International Harvester 52 tractor, $19,000; an International Harvester 784 tractor with loader, $5,300; a Meyer V-Max spreader, $10,200; a New Holland 570 baler, $8,200; a Sunflower chisel plow, $10,000; a Sunflower field cultivator, $11,000; a Sunflower disc, $9,400; a cultipacker, $2,050; a Case International Harvester drill, $2,000; a Gehl haybine, $4,600; three hay wagons, $1,600, $1,700 and $2,900; a New Holland rake, $2,400; a Case International Harvester blower, $1,600; a TMR mixer, $1,000; two Gehl wagons, $5,550 and $6,350; and a New Idea uni system, $3,900.
nJay M. Leary, Randy Stoltzfus and Larry Heinsey conducted a public sale March 30 of antiques, pocket watches, and Civil War items at Blue Ball Fire Hall for the R. Meck estate, D. Sheaffer, E. Steffy, M&S Stehr and E. Lafferty before 181 registered bidders.
Items sold included a Dudley Masonic 19J Model No. 1, $6,600; a Dudley Masonic 19J Model No. 2, $4,620; a Patek Philippe, $3,630; a Rolex 17J Platinette Case, $1,100; an Illinois Open Face 24J 10K Bunn Special GF, $1,375; a Hamilton 23J Railway Special 10K GF, $880; a Hamilton Hunter Case 17J 14K, $1,100; a Waltham Hunter Case 17J 14K, $660; an Illinois Open Face 21J 14K, $385; an Elgin Hunter Case 7J GF, $590; a Hamilton Display 21J Railway Special, $550; a Hamilton Masterpiece 17J 10K, $355; a Hamilton Open Face 21J Railroad 10K, $520; a four-piece cherry bedroom suite, $1,045; a small pine blanket chest, $140; six glass paperweights, $195; a framed American flag remnant from the Battle of Antietam, $110; a Hamilton carriage clock, $120; and a Waterbury Parlor No. 94 clock, $195.
nHorst Auctioneers conducted the following public sales:
lWednesday, of antiques, collectibles, household goods and tools for the Robert Buch estate, Lavera Paul, Dorothy Cox and others before 434 registered bidders.
Items sold included a Wacker Brewery can, $1,000; two decorated stoneware jars, $160 and $190; a set of Christmas china, $210; a Winton tea set, $250; an early metal truck, $300; a vintage nickel slot machine, $1,150; a waffle iron, $220; a bear trap, $190; an Erie fry pan, $170; four metal work stools, $180; a large butcher bench, $230; a wicker casket, $230; a jelly cupboard, $440; a La-Z-Boy sofa, $240; and a four-piece patio set, $200.
lMarch 30, of firearms and hunting, fishing and military collectibles and accessories before 422 registered bidders.
Items sold included two Winchester .32-20 rifles, $1,200 and $950; a Winchester .22 WRF rifle, $725; a Winchester .30-06 rifle, $525; a Winchester .458 rifle, $625; a Winchester .38-55 rifle, $1,400; a Winchester .22 rifle, $725; a Winchester .300 rifle, $625; a Winchester .410 shotgun, $1,300; a Winchester 12-gauge shotgun, $1,000; a Winchester .338 rifle, $600; a Winchester .45-70 rifle, $1,100; a Winchester .44-40 rifle, $1,200; two Springfield .45-70 rifles, $900 and $700; two Springfield cadet rifles, $650 and $675; a Colt .45-caliber revolver, $2,850; a Colt .38-caliber pistol, $2,250; a Colt .31 revolver, $600; a Parker Bros. 16-gauge shotgun, $3,100; a Parker Bros. 20-gauge shotgun, $3,200; an H&R .30-06 rifle, $900; a U.S. percussion musket, $725; an FN Model 1949 rifle, $1,350; a Russian military rifle, $1,500; a Rock Island .30-06 rifle, $1,000; a Browning 12-gauge shotgun, $600; an H. Scherping combination gun, $625; a Smith & Wesson .357 revolver, $625; a Ruger .22-caliber rifle, $975; an American Arms .44-40 rifle, $925; a Browning .218 rifle, $1,250; a Ruger .30-06 rifle, $825; a Smith & Wesson .357 revolver, $625; two metal military cans with ammo, $575 and $600; and a Leupold scope, $325.n