Friday, June 23, 2017 – John H. & Amos F. Lichty Public Auction

John H. & Amos F. Lichty


150-Year Life-Long Family Collection

*Tractors*Farm Machinery*Farm Related Antiques*



Friday, June 23, 2017

Starting Time:  8:00 AM

(Inspection of Items –  7:00 AM Auction Day Only!)

(This 150 Year Old Collection of Items Is Being Sold At Century-Acres Forrey Homestead 

An 1813 Farmhouse w/Two (2) Dated Stones (German & English) – Items Will Be Sold From This Farmhouse)

Location:  823 Bridge Valley Road, Columbia, PA 17512 – Lancaster County

Directions:  (See or for directions from your home!)



Hand Drawn Forrey German Fraktur Dated April 3, 1816 – Believed To Be By Jacob Eberman Schoolmaster Worked In Manor Township Lancaster Co. – Executed In Brown Inks With Floral Border – Birth Record And Psalms 103 Verse 1, 2, 3 (7-1/8″ x 11-3/4″ In Frame)


Tractors/Equipment: Massey-Ferguson 1260 WFE Diesel 4-Wheel Drive Tractor, 333 Hours, Rops, Mfg. SN# H-H0506, w/Massey Ferguson 1246 Front End Loader; Massey Harris #20 Tractor w/Cultivators (Straight Sheet Metal) Running Order; Massey Ferguson 1051 3-Pt. PTO Bush Hog; Massey Ferguson 3-Pt. 8′ Scraper; 3-Pt. Post Hole Digger; Wooden Flatbed Wagon w/Steel Running Gear By Landisville Coach Works; Home-Made Two-Wheel Trailer; Steel Wheel Wooden Wagon Running Gear








Antique Barn Related Items: Early Wooden Wood Lathe, Wooden Conestoga Wagon Jack, Red Paint Wooden Wheel Wheelbarrow, Keystone Cider Mills No.#1 1894 Harrisburg PA W. Hickok Cider Press, Wooden 11’10” Clearance Hand Painted Bridge Sign, Parade Torches, Wooden Barrel w/Wooden Spigot, Hay Knife, Two-Man Saw, Log Chains, Tire Chains, Reel Mower, Metal License Plates, Wooden Buggy Seat, Hand Water Pumps, Animal Foot Traps, Live Animal Trap, Horse Harness, Concrete Water Trough, Two (2) Wooden Chicken House & Equipment (To Be Removed), Beam Scale, Wooden Single Tree, Wooden Saw Buck, Block & Tackle, Wooden Wheel Child’s Wagon, Various Metal Barrel Rings, Wheelbarrows, Various Cast Iron Troughs, Steel Wagon Wheel Bands, Burlap Feed Bags, Wooden Chicken Coops, Digging Iron, Barn Screw Jack, Wire Auto Rims, Drag Harrow, Wooden Horse Drawn Cultivator & Row Maker, Double Tree, English Horse Pony Saddle, Wooden Three-Prong Shaking Fork, Wooden Bee Boxes, Rolls of Wire, Rope, Platform Scales, Bag Wagons, 550 Gallon Gas Tank w/Pump, Wooden Hog Scalding Troughs, Wooden Wagon Box, Aluminum Extension Ladder, Wooden Ladders, Numerous Wooden Office Tables, Tuff-Cut 22 5HP Mower, Vector XLC 6HP Trimmer, Bale Hooks, Tobacco Shears, Grain Cradles, Wooden Dry Measures, Wooden Fruit Dryer, Small Wooden Barrel, Shoe Lace, Berry Crates, Milk Cans, Metal Gas Cans, Overhead Door Track & Hangers, Scythes, Wooden Feed Chest, Long Handled Tools, Barn Jacks, Bench Vise, Wooden Children’s Sleds, Anvil, Wooden Pulleys, Barn Hinges, Metal Implement Seats, Tin & Galvanized Watering Cans, Iron Kettle Hangers, Wooden Carpenter Chest, Wooden Planes, Tin Snips, Braces & Bits, Wooden Clamps, Wood Augers, Wooden Tool Carrier, Hammers, Chisels, Carpenter Tools, Bee Smoker, Broad Axe, Sausage Stuffer, Lard Press, Cast Iron Pump Trough, Child’s English Saddle w/Pad, Early Horse Side Saddle w/Bridle, Plus Many Other Items



















Furniture: Good Early Wooden Water Bucket Bench w/End Cut-Outs, Grain Painted Flour Chests, Red Paint One Lid Wood Box w/Bracket Feet, 3-Pc. Walnut Victorian Marble Top Bedroom Suite (High Back Bed, Dresser w/Mirror, Washstand w/Splash Back), 3-Pc. Bedroom Suite (Bed, Dresser w/Mirror, Washstand w/Bonnet Box & Towel Rack), Mahogany Empire Canopy Four Poster Bed w/Hand Crocheted Canopy and Bedspread, Victorian Leaf Pull Dresser w/Mirror & Bureau Boxes, High Case of Drawers w/Broken Arch Scroll Three Turned Finials (Three (3) Small Drawers Over Four (4) Large Drawers, Over Five (5) Small Drawers, Wooden Pulls, Ogee Feet), Walnut Victorian Two-Door Armoire w/Panel Doors, Oak Sideboard Having Mirror Gallery Back w/Two (2) Drawers Over One (1) Drawer and Two (2) Panel Doors, Grain Decorated Jelly Cupboard w/Gallery w/Two (2) Drawers Over Two (2) Panel Doors, Walnut Victorian Fall Front Organ Desk w/Interior Five (5) Drawers and Two (2) Side Doors, Cast Metal Foot Organ Stool, Victorian Wood Leaf Pull Dresser w/Mirror, 3-Pc. Victorian Needlepoint Loveseat & Two (2) Chairs, Paint Decorated Half Spindle Plank Seat Settee, Grain Decorated Softwood Blanket Chest w/Turned Feet & Till, Paint Decorated Softwood Two-Lid Wood Box w/Turned Feet, Victorian Upholstered Fainting Couch, Wooden Two-Lid Settee w/Back & Arms, Circular Drop-Leaf Table, Two (2) Walnut Two-Drawer Work Table w/Drop Leaves & Turned Legs, Paint Decorated Boot Jack Plank Seat Settee w/Scroll Arms, Grain Decorated Kitchen Cabinet w/Flour Bin, Grain Decorated Peddler’s Cabinet, Set of Six (6) Grain Paint Decorated Spindle & Tulip Splat Chairs, Set of Six (6) Paint Decorated Boot Jack Plank Seat Chairs, Set Of Six (6) Paint Decorated Arrow Back Plank Seat Chairs, Victorian Needlepoint Fainting Couch, Victorian Needlepoint Loveseat w/Four (4) Chairs & One (1) Arm Chair, Grain Decorated Low Dry Sink w/Gallery having Two (2) Drawers & Two (2) Lower Panel Doors, Empire Scroll Sofa, Cane Seat Chairs & Rockers, 5-Pc. Wicker Sofa & Two (2) Chairs, Rocker & Table, Softwood One-Drawer Shaving Mirror, Wooden Foot Stool, Oak White Treadle Sewing Machine, Three (3) Legged Stool, Child’s Butter Print Youth Bed, Wicker Bassinet, Grain Decorated Blanket Chest, Walnut Blanket Chest w/Turned Feet & Till, Mortised Foot Stool, Softwood Blanket Chest w/Turned Feet, Child’s Spindle Back High Chair, Softwood Low Dry Sink w/Zinc Liner One-Drawer Over Two (2) Panel Doors Solid Ends w/Cut-Outs, Softwood Blanket Chest w/Turned Feet, Wicker Rocker, Cannonball Rope Bed, Child’s Red Paint Trundle Bed, Child’s Dovetailed Cradle, Mahogany Four Poster Bed, Taberot Table, Softwood Two-Door Wardrobe w/Panel Doors, Two-Lower Drawers & Turned Feet, Blanket Softwood Blanket Chest w/Turned Feet & Till, Quilt Rack, Overlapping One-Drawer Stand w/Turned Legs, Victorian Poster Bed, Grain Paint Mortised Porch Bench, Grain Paint One-Lid Wood Box w/Turned Feet, Grain Paint Low Dry Sink w/Slate Top & Back Splash, Square Wicker Table, Painted Child’s High Chair, Child’s Arrow Back Slipper Chair, Overlapping Top Table w/Taper Legs, Paint Decorated Wooden Dough Tray, Ogee Mirror, Oak Pressed Back Rocker, Victorian Porcelain Knob Expandable Rack, Three (3) Walnut Slab Coffee Tables, Paint Decorated Boot Jack Rocker, Wooden Two-Door Bookcase, Wooden Cobblers Bench, Plant Table, Grain Paint One-Drawer Stand w/Overlapping Top, Square Plant Table, Victorian Upholstered Couch, Wooden  School Desk , Two (2) Columbia 215 Air Tight Parlor Stoves, Wooden Straw Cutter, Wagon Seat, York One-Door Floor Safe, Wooden Child’s Cradle, Wooden Porch Rockers, Speed Queen Wringer Washer, Wooden Mortised Bench, Porcelain Columbian Cook Stove, Claw Foot Round Extension Table w/Boards, Wooden Park Bench, G. E. One-Door Upright Freezer
















Antiques/Personal Property:  3 Gallon E.S. & B. New Brighton PA Stenciled Crock, Approx. Forty-Five (45) Various Crocks & Jugs (Two-Tone & Handled), John Brubaker & Susan Forrey Cups & Saucers, Pink Luster Cups & Saucers, Nippon Vase, Noritake Cups & Saucers, Cowden & Sons Stoneware Jug, Wooden Stomper, Cast Iron Cow Door Stop, Demijohns, Child’s Spool Canopy Doll & Bed, Child’s Early Wooden Sled, Children’s Games & Puzzles, Finger Kerosene Lamp, St. Lawrence Dairy Half Pint Milk Bottle, Four (4) Buffalo Lap Robes, Man’s Beaver Overcoat, Child’s Clothing & Hats, Wooden Ironing Board, Decorated Ironstone Meat Platters (Various Sizes), Wallpaper Hat Box, Table Top Coffee Grinder, Mallard Cork Decoys, Old Ivory “Romance Maroon” Syracuse China, Pattern Goblets & Sherbets, Tin Cookie Cutters (Bird & Star), Nutmeg Grinder, Pie Crimper, Handled Crocks, Pressed & Pattern Celery Pitcher & Creamers, Etched Stemware, Tole Paint Tin, Painted Wooden Turnings, Decorated Ironstone China Dinnerware Set Service For Twelve (12) Including (Hollow Pieces, Gravy Boat & Undertray, Platters, Plates, Desserts, Cups & Saucers, Medium Platters, Serving Bowls), Transferware Plates, Majolica Plate, Paint Decorated Wooden Firkin, Charles Chip Potato Can, Enamel Bucket, Graybill Dairy Milk Box, Shaving Mugs, Wooden Slaw Boards, Tin Ware (Flour Sifter, Cake Pan, Tin Scoop), Mixing Bowls, Cast Metal Dough Scraper, Grass Seeder, Wooden Corn Cutter, Gray Agate (Milk Pail, Pitcher, Funnel, Berry Pail), Columbia Sports 3 Bicycle, Huffy Sweet Thunder Bicycle, Mickey Mouse Riding Toy, Meat Saws, Various Wooden Advertising Boxes,  Large Copper Apple Butter Kettle, Large Cast Butcher Kettle, Meat Hooks, Wooden Meat Bench, Galvanized Tubs, Wooden B. T. Babbitt’s Soap Powder Box, Butcher Knives, Meat Cleaver & Steel, Wrought Iron Ladles, Hog Scrapers, Egg Scale, Table Top Coffee Grinder, Tramp Art Comb Box, Tin Oval Pans, Gray Agate Dish Pan, Handled Redware Crock, Tin Lard Cans, Crock, Cast Iron Three Leg Butcher Kettle, Wooden Ironing Boards, Wooden Apple Butter Stirrers, Children’s Games, Wooden Biscuit Boxes, Flax Combs, Wooden Barrels, Various Wooden Wash Tubs, Corn Brooms, Wooden Dough Tray, Peanut Butter Glasses, Blue Two-Quart Jars, 1858 Blue Quart Jar, Stoneware Handled Crocks, Wooden Bushel Crates, Wooden Stomper, Plus Many Other Items

Guns:  Keystone Arms Co. 12 Gauge, Octagon Barrel 22 Cal. 22-21, Winchester Model 12 – 12 Gauge (Barrel Only) 







Textiles: Lancaster County Crewel Work, Anna Newcomer 1837 Show Towel, Red & Green Woven Coverlet, Covered Bridge Hooked Rug w/Sleigh Riding & Children Skating, Tulip Appliqued Quilt, Linen Counterpane, Hooked & Braided Rugs, Paisley Fringe Tablecloth, Various Rolls of Rag Carpet, Blankets & Afghans, Linen Tablecloths & Napkins, 1939 New York World’s Fair Handkerchief, and Many Other Items 


Note:  The Above Information Provided Is Believed To Be Accurate But Not Guaranteed! 

Make Plans Now to Attend This Auction!  We Will Be Selling With Two Auctioneers Simultaneously!

A 10% Buyer’s Premium Will Be Applied To All Purchases! 

Auction For:

John H. Lichty

Amos F. Lichty


Auction Conducted By:


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