Monday, July 22, 2019 – Lester (Les) R. Fern Estate Public Auction

Lester (Les) R. Fern Estate



LOCATION: 2506 Chrismar Way, East Petersburg, PA 17520 – East Petersburg Borough, Lancaster County

*Automobiles*Fine Furnishings*Jewelry*

*C.X. Carlson Paintings*Diminutive Zou Aoui Paintings*

*Michael Grimm Scherenschnittes*Faux Faberge Eggs*Personal Property*






Monday, July 22, 2019

Starting: 9:00 AM

Real Estate: 12:00 Noon

Two-Story Two (2) Bedrooms 1.5 Baths Duplex House w/ Spacious Fenced-In Grounds

East Petersburg Borough – Lancaster County  

Excellent Location – Hempfield School District

“Highly Motivated Seller – To Settle Estate”



Real Estate Details:

First Level:

  • Enclosed Sun Room (15’4″ x 16′) – Sliding Windows, Vaulted Ceiling, Ceiling Fan, Painted Walls, Wall To Wall Carpet
  • Dining Room (12′ x 13’4″) – Wallpaper & Painted Walls, Crown Molding, Track Lighting, Hardwood Floor, Hanging Chandelier, Sliding Door Access To Sun Room
  • Living Room (11’6″ x 20′) – Painted Walls, Crown Molding, Track Lighting, Harwood Floors, Guest Closet (2′ x 3′)
  • Kitchen (10’10” x 10’4″)  – Twenty Four (24) Handle Built-In Cabinets w/ Lazy Susan, Recessed Lighting, Hanging Kettle Utensils Rack, Counter/Island, Tile Backsplash, G.E. Space-Maker Microwave Oven, Glass Top Stove/Oven, Garbage Disposal, Whirlpool Dishwasher
  • Powder Room (2’6″ x 6′) – Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor, Painted Walls, Side Door Access 
  • Landing & Staircase (3′ x 14″) – Wallpaper, Carpet

Second Level:

  • Common Area/Landing (4’3″ x 9’4″) – Wallpaper, Wall To Wall Carpet
  • Full Size Bathroom (5′ x 9’4″) – Tile, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor, Vanity
  • Laundry Area (6′ x 6′) – Washer/Dryer Hookup, Fisher & Paykel Washer, G.E. Dryer, Built-In Shelving
  • Hall Linen Closet (1’4″ x 2′) 
  • Bedroom #1 (12’10” x 20’10”) – Wallpaper, Wall To Wall Carpet, Double Closet (2′ x 8′)
  • Bedroom #2 (10′ x 13’6″) – Wallpaper, Crown Molding, Wall To Wall Carpet, Closet #1 (2′ x 5’10”), Closet #2 (2′ x 3′)


  • Finished Area (12’2″ x 22′) – Drop Ceiling, Vinyl Floor, Addition (10′ x 10′), Food Pantry Folding Door Closet (2′ x 5’10”), Folding Door Closet (2′ x 5’10”)
  • Utility Closet (2’8″ x 14′) – Sump Pump Pit & Pump, Electric Hot Water Heater
  • Unfinished Utility Area (11′ x 15’6″) – Furnace, Water Softener

Front Porch (3’6″ x 28′) – Concrete

Outdoor Storage Shed (8′ x 14′) – Vinyl Sided, Double Doors

Raised Octagon Vinyl Gazebo (9’4″ x 9’4″) – Ceiling Fan

Other Real Estate Details:

  • Built 1986
  • 0.32 Acres M/L
  • 904 Square Feet
  • Electric Hot Water Heater
  • Amana Heat Pump
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Macadam Driveway
  • Public Water & Sewer
  • Cornice, Soffit, & Aluminum Spouting
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof
  • Concrete Front Porch
  • Many Quality Amenities
  • Side Entrance
  • Vinyl Fenced Rear Yard w/ Spacious Grounds
  • Vinyl Sided Outdoor Storage Shed
  • Raised Vinyl Octagon Gazebo w/ Ceiling Fan
  • Water: Approx. $68.00/Quarterly
  • Sewer: Approx. $97.00/Quarterly
  • Trash: Approx. $50.00/Quarterly
  • Spring Tax – Borough: Approx. $937.00
  • Spring Tax – County: Approx. $494.00
  • Fall Tax: Approx. $2,774.00

Note:  All Measurements are Approximate!


Open House Dates – For Real Estate Only

Sunday, July 7, 2019 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Sunday, July 14, 2019 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM

or Contact Auction Firm For Appointment (717-665-5735)

TERMS OF REAL ESTATE: 10% Down Day of Auction With Final Settlement Within Forty-Five (45) Days From Day of Auction

Financing Available Through: 

First Citizens Community Bank, Jessie Schwalm (717-202-3930)

Fulton Bank, Terry McGuigan (717-291-2770)

Fulton Bank, Christopher B. Karshin (717-682-0693)

Loan Depot, Mark Pontz (717-475-4444)

(Be Sure To Arrange Your Financing Now and be Prepared to Bid and Buy at this Public Auction!)



Automobiles: 2009 Chevrolet Malibu Four Door Sedan (77,400 Miles, Automatic, Leather, Sun Roof, Loaded, ECO TEC Engine), 1991 Cadillac Fleetwood Four Door Sedan (V-8 4-9 Port Fuel Injection Engine, Automatic, Leather, Loaded, 91,600 Miles)









Antiques/Personal Property: Collection of Faberge Eggs, Leaded Glass Dragonfly Table Lamp, Leaded Glass Floor Lamp, Waterford Crystal (Goblets, Champagnes, Wines, Tumblers, Decanters), Varied Assortment of Faberge Eggs Supplies (Jewelry, Beads, Pearls, Stones), 12-Karat Cross Pens, Pair Bisque Figurines, Pair of Brass Desk & Table Lamps, Ornate Gilt Beveled Mirrors, Royal Scotland Enamel Decorated China, Royal Worchester Porcelain Condiments, Electric Table Top Carousel, Landmark Miniatures Of Rocky Springs Carousel (Dentzel Dog, Rooster, Lion, Zebra, Horse, Tiger), Royal Doulton England Ravenswood Luncheon Sets, Cast Iron Pheasant Doorstop, Barbie Dolls (Scarlet O’Hara, Marylin Monroe), Interior Doll House Furnishings w/ Lighted Shadows Display Cabinets, Miniature Princess Dolls, Williamsburg Staff Pewter Tea Service w/ Serving Tray, Collection Of Playbill Programs, Stangl Pottery Dinner Set (Dinner Plates, Salads, Desert, Cups & Saucers, Hollow Pieces), Paul Revere Cookware, Quality Small Kitchen Electrical Appliances, Kitchen Aid Mixer w/ Attachments, Stoneware Everyday Dishes & Tumblers, Pots & Pans, Kettles, Copperware Kettles & Pots, Hardbound Reference Books, Cook Books, Aluminum Christmas Tree, Men’s Neck Ties, Vinyl Records, CDs, VHS Tapes


Purses/Coats: Louis Vuitton Items (Carry-On & Shoulder Bags, Billfold, Key Holder, Wallet, Various Totes), Hermes Paris, Romanov Moscow St. Petersburg Belts, Men’s Full Length Mink Coat, Men’s Mink Waist Length Coat, Men’s Mink Jean Crison Fourrure Canada Waist Length Coat, Men’s Cassimere Prontomoda Canada Full Length Coat







Jewelry: Concord Tiffany & Co Nine-Quartz Wrist Watch w/ Leather West Germany Bands, Gucci Designer Men’s Wrist Watch, P.O.S. Sheaffer Men’s Wrist Watch, Adams Watch w/ Closiense Case, Gucci 3300 M Quartz Swiss Made Wrist Watch 18-Karat Yellow Gold, New York & Sohend Men’s Pocket Watch, Men’s Shaw & Son Pocket Watch, Gold Standard USA Lapel Watch, Portfolio Tiffany & Co Wrist Watch, Ted Baker Wrist Watch, Timex Perpetual Calendar Wrist Watch, Men’s Designer Dog Wrist Watch, Minnie Mouse Wrist Watch, Walt Disney Mickey Wrist Watch, 18-Karat Rose Gold Charles Krypell Ivy Link Bracelet (7.25 Total Length, Signed By Charles Krypell), 14-Karat Men’s Tanzanite & Diamond Ring (One Tanzanite Weight 3.46 Karats, The Other Tanzanite Weight 0.99 Karats), Men’s 14 Karat Rings, Various Men’s Yellow Gold Chains & Bracelet (14 Karat, 925), Multi-Color Gemstone Bracelet, 14-Karat Nine Gemstone Bracelet, 14-Karat Italy Necklace, 18-Karat Italy Milor Pendant Chain, Cufflinks (Foswank, Krementz, 925), 925 Men’s Rings, 925 Necklace Pendant Peridot, 14-Karat Gemstone Necklace Pendant, 14-Karat Necklace Pendant, Windmill Pendant, Men’s Tie Clasps, Rhinestone Peacock Pin, Bob Muckie Four-Color Gemstone Pin, Men’s 10-Karat Amethyst Ring, Men’s 925 Ring, Citrine Silver Ring, Lemon Citrine Silver Ring, Marcasite Silver Ring, Stauer Credit Suisse Fine Gold 999.9 049493 Wrist Watch, Other Pieces















Pictures/Paintings/Prints: Charles X Carlson Paintings (1985 Painting Oldest Mill, 1976 South Of Nottingham, Portrait, Old Mill), Delores Hackenberger “Auction Scene” Painting On Canvas, Walt Disney Limited Edition Serigraph “Lady And The Tramp”, “Bambi” 1991 Commemorative Lithograph, Original Autograph Angela Lansbury Voice Of  “Mrs. Potts” Beauty And The Beast, Framed 1997 Titanic Twentieth Century Fox Plate, S.S. Titanic April 14 1912 The Heart Of The Ocean, Framed Silk Tapestries

Extensive Collection Michael Grimm Scherenschnitte

(He was well-known for his exacting talent in the art of Scherenschnitte (German paper cutting). His artwork is owned by collectors locally and around the United States)




Furniture: Two (2) Drexel Heritage Cherry High Case Of Drawers (Six Drawers, Brass Pulls, Bracket Feet), American Drew Cherry Two-Part Dining Room Cabinet w/ Broken Arch Fretwork (Lighted, Glass Shelves, Brass Pulls), Cherry Two-Piece Chest on Frame (3-Drawer Over 6-Drawer Over 3-Drawer w/ Broken Arch Scroll, Queen Anne Feet), Davis Cabinet Company Cherry Cabriole Claw & Ball Foot Desk, Pennsylvania House Cherry One-Drawer Nite Stand (Bracket Feet, Brass Pulls), Cherry Hall Dropleaf Table, Ornate Marble Floor Lamp, Modern Sweater Cabinets, Set of Six (6) Chippendale Style Pierced Slat Back Dining Room Chairs Claw & Ball Feet, Oriental Liquor Cabinet w/ Brass (Pulls, Hinges, Bale Handles), Rattan (Sofa, Loveseat, Chair & Ottoman, End Table, Coffee Table), Pair Cherry Bachelor Chests, Cherry Butler’s Table w/ Reeded Column Legs, Glass Top Table & Leather Occasional Set, Leaded Glass Lighted Pedestal, Pair Cast Iron Urn Pedestals, Glass & Brass Baker’s Rack, Modern Ridgeway Tall Case Clock w/ Broken Arch Scroll Finial Reeded Columns, Mahogany Circular Dining Room Table, Pair Marble Hall Stands, Mahogany Three-Tier Tri-Foot Stand, Camelback Chippendale Loveseat, Pair Provincial Cane Back Arm Chairs, Mahogany Circular Glass Display Table, Baldwin Electric Organ w/ Bench, Oriental Area & Runner Carpets, Upholstered Electric Lift Recliner, Men’s Valet, Pair of Concrete Foo Dogs, Large Outdoor Planters, Honda HRX 217 Self Propelled Walk-Behind Mower, Worx Electric Leaf Blower, Long Handled Garden Tools, Garden Hose & Reel, Small Concrete Garden Ornaments, Plastic Garden Cart, Clay Flower Pots, Director’s Chairs, Wrought Iron Garden Shepherd’s Hangers, Various Carpet Runners, Vizio Flat Screen Television

Extremely Clean Line of Furnishings!


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

Auction For:

Lester (Les) R. Fern Estate

Nina J. Pace Executor

Philip A. Pace Executor


Auction Conducted By:


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