Aaron E. Martin Auction Service conducted a public sales Sept. 29 for Paul Z. and Ruth Z. Musser before 424 registered bidders. A three-bedroom, stone rancher on 10 acres at 111 Durlach Road, Clay Township, was bought by Ralph and Shane Kurtz, Ephrata, for $524,000.

Other highlights included a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup with plow, $7,700; a 1965 Ford 3000 tractor with loader, $5,000; a Maschio 5-foot rototiller, $1,600; an Oliver two-bottom plow, $455; a three-point disc, $395; a Peter Wright anvil, $160; a utility trailer, $525; a water pump, $290; an electric sprayer, $190; a Winpower generator, $800; a blade sharpener, $160; a backpack blower, $160; a floor jack, $110; a Simplicity snowblower, $490; two Troy-Bilt rototillers, $1,000 and $400; a weedeater, $100; two Honda mowers, $450 and $325; an Exmark ZTR mower, $2,200; an air compressor, $285; a pressure washer, $325; a small Toro snowblower, $100; 13 silver half dollars, $190; seven lots of 10 silver half dollars, $125 to $150 per lot; a yard cart, $100; a four-piece bedroom suite, $425; a box spring and mattress, $180; an extension table, $500; a Pennsylvania House china cabinet, $400; several kettles $210; an Olympian 17KW diesel generator, $5,000; two patio sets, $150 and $190; a carved bird knife, $100; a chest freezer, $170; a four-piece bedroom suite, $300; a Case pedal tractor, $240; a Ford pedal tractor, $210; an EdenPure heater, $200; a Winchester .308 rifle, $650; a Mossberg 835 gun, $410; a Fox Model B 12-gauge double-barreled shotgun, $325; a Remington .22 rifle, $160; a Westerfield .410 pump gun, $285; a cast-iron dog, $100; a Lone Star quilt, $110; and a nine-patch quilt, $115.

• Kline, Kreider & Good Auctioneers conducted the following public sales:

• Thursday, for the Arlene Ressler estate at 20 N. Church St., Brownstown. A 1 1/2-story, brick, four-bedroom house with a two-car garage sold for $150,000 to Eli and Naomi Stoltzfus, Lancaster.

• Tuesday, for Amos and Fannie Petersheim at 60 Camp Strauss Road, Bethel. A four-bedroom, split-foyer house with a garage and two utility buildings, on five acres, sold for $165,000 to Jeremy Alspaugh, Myerstown.

• Monday, for G. William Sholly at 753 Stracks Dam Road, Myerstown. A three-bedroom, 2 1/2-story house with a garage and a shop/garage, on 5.1 acres with a stream and pond, sold for $210,000 to Burnell L. and Lisa Martin, Myerstown.

• Oct. 6, for Arlene Hershey at 742 Pearl Ave., Manheim. A 2 1/2-story, three-bedroom house with a garage and a shop sold for $140,000 to Lester and Judy Landis, Lititz.

• Oct. 5, for Donald and Myrtle Kindt at 93 Mechanic St., Reinholds. A three-bedroom Hollandstone rancher with a two-car garage, a shop/garage and a carport, on a 0.6-acre lot, sold for $145,000 to Curtis Weaver, Denver.

• John D. Stauffer Auctioneers conducted a public sale Oct. 6 for Elizabeth Nissley at 1070 Old Line Road, Manheim, before 138 registered bidders. The real estate featured a 1 1/2-story formstone house with a two-car garage on 1 1/2 acres, and the historic Midway one-room schoolhouse. The property sold for $259,000 to Mr. and Mrs. J. Richard Noll, Manheim.

Also sold were a Fleet bumper jack, $155; a John Deere No. 300 garden tractor with rototiller, $1,300; a Dynamark lawn tractor, $350; a star quilt, $250; a patchwork quilt, $150; a three-piece oak bedroom suite, $475; an oak rocker, $190; six kitchen chairs, $180; a kitchen cabinet, $130; a GE stove, $220; an Amana washing machine, $170; and a Whirlpool dryer $170.

• Horst Auctioneers conducted the following public sales:

• Wednesday, of antiques, collectibles, Civil War items, household goods and tools for H. Eugene and Reba Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Kuehn, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hamilton, Fonda Miller and others before 440 registered bidders.

Items sold included a 1915 star quilt, $180; a star patchwork quilt, $180; a saxophone, $160; a cigar nipper, $300; a Kuehn painting, $250; a large set of jadeite glassware, $675; Stahl cups, $130; an album of Civil War-era letters, $190; a Berks County crock, $160; a set of Noritake china, $170; a sterling silver serving fork, $500; a crossbow, $190; a dining room set, $500; an oak wardrobe, $210; an oak sideboard, $220; a blue love seat, $200; an oak Larkins desk, $150; an Empire oak china closet, $260; a Sellers kitchen cabinet, $460; an eight-piece oak bedroom set, $400; a two-piece living room set, $240; and a set of four bar stools, $230.

• Oct. 6, of firearms and hunting, fishing and military collectibles and accessories before 347 registered bidders.

Items sold included a Krieghoff shooting system, $10,000; two Krieghoff 12-gauge shotguns, $2,100 and $2,150; a Winchester .44-40 rifle, $2,250; a Winchester.32-20 rifle, $1,150; a Winchester .308 rifle, $725; a Winchester .40-65 rifle, $1,350; a Winchester .38-40 rifle, $1,100; a Winchester .22 carbine, $775; a Marlin .22 rifle, $600; a Marlin .45-70 rifle, $500; a Remington Rand 1911 revolver, $625; a Colt .380 ACP pistol, $675; a Browning 7 mm rifle, $525; two Browning 12-gauge shotguns, $700 each; a Browning .44 carbine, $700; a Browning 20-gauge shotgun, $1,150; a Hunter Arms 12-gauge shotgun, $875; an F.B. Radom 9 mm luger, $625; a Mauser 9 mm pistol, $2,300; a Kimber .308 rifle, $600; an Ithaca .30-06 rifle, $550; an Underwood .30 carbine, $550; a Weatherby .30-378 rifle, $1,350; a Ruger .45-70 rifle, $850; a Mauser sporting rifle, $875; a Beretta 12-gauge shotgun, $650; a Ljutic 12-gauge shotgun, $1,500; a Sako .222 rifle, $900; a Steyr .243 carbine, $850; a Remington .308 rifle, $525; and a Remington 12-gauge shotgun, $600..300