Saturday, August 25, 2018 – Robert G. Peters Estate Public Auction

Robert G. Peters Estate

“Lifetime Collection”



Location: 206 Bender Mill Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 – Manor Township – Lancaster County

*Steam Engines*Threshing Machines*

*Hit-N-Miss Engines*John Deere Gator*

*Tractors*Farm Equipment*Literature & Books*

*Personal Property*Antiques*Furniture*


Saturday, August 25, 2018

Starting: 8 AM

Real Estate: 12 Noon

2-1/2 Story Frame House w/ Attached Summer House

Bank Barn & Various Other Outbuildings

 “This Property Contains Much Of Its Originality With Very Little Improvements” 

21 Acres M/L – Currently Enrolled In Clean & Green

This Farm Is Preserved w/ Lancaster Farmland Trust

Manor Township – Lancaster County

Penn Manor School District

“Highly Motivated Seller – To Settle Estate”




Real Estate Information:

2-1/2 Story Frame House (28′ x 32′)

  • Attached Frame Summer House & Kitchen (14′ x 24′)
  • Frame Butchering Area (10’4″ x 16’9″)
  • Front Porch (7’8″ x 32′)

First Floor:

  • Kitchen (12’5″ x 15’8″) – Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor, Washer & Dryer Hook-Up, Pantry (2’4″ x 4’7″)
  • Dining Room (10’4″ x 14′) – Vinyl Floor
  • Living Room (14’7″ x 15’8″) – Wallpaper, Wall-to-Wall Carpet
  • Hallway (5′ x 13’10”) – Wood Board Floor
  • Parlor Room (10’4″ x 13’10”) – Wood Board Floor 

Second Floor:

  • Hallway (2’6″ x 8’6″)
  • Bedroom #1 (12’10” x 13′) – Wallpaper, Wood Board Floor
  • Bedroom #2 (11′ x 13’3″) – Wallpaper, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Chair Rail
  • Full-Size Bathroom (5’3″ x 8′) – Painted Walls, Tile, Vinyl Floor
  • Landing (4’6″ x 6’6″) – Wood Board Floor
  • Hallway (2’4″ x 7’4″) – Wood Board Floor
  • Bedroom #3 (10’6″ x 13′) – Wallpaper, Wood Board Floor
  • Bedroom #4 (12’8″ x 13’2″) – Painted Walls, Wood Board Floor

Full-Size Attic


Other Facts:

  • Propane Heat
  • Metal Roof
  • Well Water
  • Septic System

Additional Buildings:

  • Stone & Frame Bank Barn w/ Two Drive-In Bays (50′ x 62′)
  • Frame Equipment Shed w/ Metal Roof (18’6″ x 26′)
  • Frame Smokehouse w/ Cupola (7′ x 7′)
  • Frame Workshop w/ Metal Roof (14′ x 30′)
  • Frame Tool Shed (12′ x 24′)
  • Frame Corn Crib (4′ x 20′)

Note:  All Measurements are Approximate!

Open House Dates – For Real Estate Only

Saturday, August 4, 2018 – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 11, 2018 – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 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: 

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

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

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


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

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


















Steam Engines/Threshing Machines: Case 815C Steam Engine On Steel, Frick Eclipse Steam Engine On Steel, Three Frick Threshing Machines, One New Frick Ptd. #2287-1260 #27 Cylinder Separator, One Heineke & Co. Springfield IL Model C, Brass Wm. H. Taylor Co. Allentown PA Steam Gauge, Brass Steam Whistles

Hit ‘N’ Miss Engines/Pumps: Large Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine On Steel Wheel Truck, International Type LA Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine, International Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine, Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine on Truck, McCormick Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine, Maytag Kick Start Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine, 425 RPM 5F Horsepower Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine #283524, 875 RPM 7EK Horsepower Hit ‘N’ Miss Engine On Steel Truck #244548, The Deming Co. Salem Ohio No.1 #55 Pump, M-K-L- Co. Madison Wis. Pump, Arthur S. Young Kinzer PA Pump


(Please Note:  Tractors & Equipment In As Found Condition!) 

Tractors/Vehicles/Trailers: John Deere Gator 4 x 4 XUV 590i w/Power Steering, John Deere Model A Unstyled Tractor (SN 464518), International Harvester Tractor (SN 141141), Case Tractor (SN 5220938DC), McCormick-Deering Model W-6 WFE Tractor (SN WBK20648W), International Model W-4 Tractor (SN WBH31094WI), McCormick-Deering Hand Crank WFE Tractor, McCormick-Deering 30-HP Hand Crank WFE Tractor On Steel (SN TG98106), Minneapolis-Moline Model GT Tractor on Steel (SN 160294), Farmall Cub Tractor w/ Sickle Bar Mower, Leori Propane Model 125TA Tractor (SN 227X), Farmall Tractors, Cub Cadet GT2550 Riding Tractor w/ 50″ Mower Deck, Cub Cadet 1450 Riding Tractor w/ Mower, Cub Cadet 1250 Riding Tractor w/ Mower, Dodge Ram 1500 SLT V-8 Magnum Pick-Up Truck, Two-Wheel Pull Behind Trailer, Vintage Vagabond Aluminum 8′ x 30′ Tandem Axle Trailer, Early Three-Wheeled Scooter w/ Metal Box Bed, Two Early Balers (One On Steel – Model 4 #CC237 Ann Arbor Machine Co., One On Rubber), Early Iron Two-Wheel Garden Tractor, Side Wheel Sickle Bar Mower, Tractor Parts & Mufflers, 16′ Aluminum Row Boat



Tools/Equipment: McCormick-Deering Mill, Early New Holland #672 Mill, Several One- & Two-Hole Corn Shellers (Mountville), New Holland Machine Co. Buck Saw Table Belt Drive, Horse Drawn Plow & Cultivators, Early Belt Driven Hammer Mill, Pull-Behind Harrow, Early Belt Driven Metal Band Saw, Schramm Air Compressor (Type 5BSDG RPM 750, SN 5BSDG-5), Blacksmith Forge, Iron Wheel Rings, Portable Smith Air Compressor, Wisconsin Engine, Acetylene Torch, Foley Sharpening Equipment, John Deere 2-Row Corn Planter, Pull Behind Gang Discs, 8′ & 10′ Cultivators, Side Delivery Rake, Single-Row Tobacco Planters, Spring Harrow, Cement Mixer, Various Amounts of Steel Wheels, Wagon Running Gear, Locomotive Air Horns, Poulan Pro Chain Saw, Fire Extinguishers, Grease Guns, Saw Blades, Galvanized Gas Cans, Metal Implement Seats, Various Jacks & Equipment, Steel Wheel Running Gears, Grain Binders, One-, Two-, & Three-Bottom Plows On Steel & Rubber, Cast Iron Troughs, F. E. Myers & Bros. Co. Hay Trolley, Wooden Bushel Crates, Shop Equipment (Pumo Industrial Air Compressor, Pedestal Bench Grinder, Craftsman Drill Press, Large Industrial Atlantic Works Band Saw, Craftsman Metal Lathe), Wooden Outhouse, Two- & Three-Prong Wheat Forks, Wooden Rake, Grass Seeder, Tobacco Shears, Electric Motors, Aluminum Extension Ladder, Hay Knife, Steel Scrap Piles, Various Steel Fuel Tanks, Hand Tools, Tool Box, Galvanized Chicken Nests & Feeders, Glass Panes



Literature/Books: Various Assortment of Early Equipment & Machines Manuals & Literature (Early Zero Fighter, Aero Digest, Engineers Engines, Take-Off, Plant & Pilot, Home Built Aircraft, Airman Guide Magazines, Sport Aircraft Magazines, Plus Much More!)Life Magazines, Old Lancaster Book, Numerous Train, Aircraft, & Farm Magazines, Civil War Books, Various Amounts of Books (John Deere, International, J. I. Case, Vintage Ford Tractor, Steam Engines, Horsepower)

Toys/Collectibles: Ertl, John Deere, Allis Chalmers, Case, McCormick Tractors & Hit ‘N’ Miss Engines & Toys, Plastic International Diesel Dozer














Antiques/Personal Property: Cast Iron Frog Doorstop, Wooden Butter Bowl, Various Assortment of Local Arrowheads, Men’s Cufflinks & Wrist Watches, Cast Metal Frick Co. Waynesboro PA Plaque, Dupont Rifle Powder Tin, Tin Embossed McCormick-Deering Farm Machines Sign, Universal Camera, Hunting Knife, Turkey Call, Powder Horn, Show Pins & Wooden Nickels, Brass Rayo Lamp w/ Green Shade, Vinyl Records, Jacob S. Warner Washington Boro PA Pint Milk Bottle, Moore Milk Lancaster PA Pint Milk Bottle & Creamers, DeLaval Junior #3 Cream Separator, Copper Wash Boiler, Tin Bee Smoker, Smoker Hood, Agate & Galvanized Tubs & Buckets, The Zinc King Wash Boiler, Wooden Butter Tray, Flexible Flyer Child’s Sled, Vintage Child’s Tricycle, Canning Jars, Stoneware Jugs & Crocks, Brewery Bottles, Wooden Banded Barrel, Wooden Apple Butter Stirrer, Splint Handled Basket, Oyster & Cracker Tins, Agate Basin, Wooden Cylinder Butter Churn, Meat Bench w/ Grinder, Ram Hood Ornaments, Blue Opalescent Covered Compote, Fire King Custard Bowls, Pyrex Bowls, Glass Cake Stand, Pressed Glass Dishes & Bowls, Yellow Ware Mixing Bowl, Nickel Plate Coffee Pot, Meat Cleaver, Bone Saw, Crofts Swiss Milk Cocoa Jar, Market Baskets, Rotary Dial Telephones, Taylor Craft “Comet” Air Plane, Columbia Baking Co. Columbia PA Biscuit Box, Sunshine Biscuit Tin, Wooden Apple Crate, Gas Lamps, Lamp Shades, Large Wooden Bowl, Cast Iron Tri-Leg Kettle, Wooden Lard Tub, Wooden Dry Measures, Punch Tin Cheese Molds, Jenny Lind Bottle, Moxie Bottle, Ivins Saltine Tins, Victor Counter Top Phonograph, Graniteware Canner, Toledo Scales, Paper Label Wood Fruit Box, Colonial Coffee Mill Grinder, Wooden Pulleys, Beam Scales, Wooden Wringer, Maytag Oil Can, Dell Comic Books, Little Shore Drop Distributor Planter, Cast Iron Skillet, Kettles, Pot, Pans, Everyday Dishes, Towels, Hand Cloths, Blankets, Bedding, & Many Other Items!

Furniture/Appliances: Empire Transitional Chest-of-Drawers, Red Paint Blanket Chest (Till, Drawer, & Turned Feet), Gray Paint Overlapping Three-Board Top Taper Leg Table, Sofa Table, Painted One-Lid Wood Box w/ Turned Feet, Softwood Dovetailed Blanket Chest, Softwood One-Drawer Washstands, Oak Taboret Table, Maple Bed & Chest-of-Drawers, Victorian Bed, Raised Panel One-Door Cabinet, Victorian Wooden Leaf Pull Dresser, Victorian, Oak, & Metal Beds, Steamer Trunks, Victorian Library Table, Softwood Divided Wood Box, Walnut Victorian Leaf Pull Washstand, Depression Era Chifferobe, Three Empire Chest-of-Drawers, Double Bed, Two-Drawer Chest, Softwood Dovetailed Baby Cradle, Maple Chairs, Oak Dresser w/ Mirror, Cedar Chest, Early Overlapping Top Stand, Cane Seat Rocker, Kitchen Cabinet Base, Softwood Two-Drawer Over Two-Paneled Doors Jelly Cupboard w/ Turned Feet, Walnut Drop Leaf Extension Table, Metal File & Safe, Martha Washington Sewing Cabinet, Pr. Maple End Tables, Kneehole Desk, Floor Lamps, Victorian Table, Upright Player Piano & Piano Rolls, Painted Victorian Two-Drawer Over Two Oval Panel Doors Jelly Cupboard w/ Gallery & Wooden Leaf Pulls, Victorian Tables, Wooden Park Bench, Mortised Leg Porch Benches, Cook Stove w/ Warming Closet, Cook Stoves & Heatrolas, Maytag Washer & Dryer, Maytag Wringer Washers

Selling With Two Auctioneers!  

Note:  This Is A Very Partial Listing! There Are Many More Items Included in the Late Robert “Bob” Peters’ Lifetime Collection!

Make Plans Now To Attend This Old-Fashioned Farm Auction!

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

Auction For:

Robert Gordon Peters Estate

Judith C. Peters, Ext.

Scott A. Peters, Ext.


Auction Conducted By:


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