Saturday, September 12, 2020 – J. Hershey Myer Public Auction

J. Hershey Myer



LOCATION: 1260 Route 419 Womelsdorf, PA  19567 – (Womelsdorf/Host Area)

Marion Township – Berks County

*Antiques*Early Deeds*1763 Christopher Sauer German Bible*

*Furniture*Tools*Wood Working Equipment*Personal Property*



Saturday, September 12, 2020

Starting: 8:00 AM

Real Estate: 12:00 Noon

Frame Sided 1-1/2 Story Three (3) Bedrooms & Two (2) Baths House

With Attached Three (3) Car Garage On 1.9 Acres M/L

Great Rural Location

Marion Township – Berks County  

Conrad Weiser School District 

“Highly Motivated Seller – Seller Is Relocating”




First Level:

  • Kitchen (8’8″ x 14′) – Twenty Nine (29) Handle Modern Built-In Cabinets w/ Plate Rail & Appliance Storage, Pantry (5′ x 6’6″), Frigidaire Stove, Built-In Whirlpool Dishwasher, Frigidaire Two (2) Door Refrigerator, Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Dining Room (13′ x 23’2″) – Bay Window, Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet,
  • Living Room (13′ x 24′) – Knotty Pine Tongue & Groove Board, Wood Stove Flagstone & Flue, Drop Ceiling, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Guest Closet (4′ x 5’2″)
  • Common Area (13’4″ x 16’9″) – Ceiling Fan, Paneled, Wall-to-Wall Carpet
  • Handicap Access Full Size Bathroom (5′ x 12’2″) – Tile Shower, Vanity & Cabinets, Painted Walls, Tile Floor
  • Hallway (11’8″ x 3’3″) – Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet
  • Laundry Area (2’7″ x 5’5″) – Washer & Dryer Hook-Up, Frigidaire Washer & Dryer
  • Hall Closet (2’7″ x 3′)
  • Full Size Bathroom (8’8″ x 5’4″) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, Linen Closet (2′ x 2’5″)
  • Bedroom #1 (11’3″ x 15’7″) – Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Closet (2′ x 2′), Double Bi-Fold Closet (5’9″ x 6’4″)
  • Oversized One (1) Car Garage (18’1″ x 27’4″) – Electric Door Opener, Two (2) Service Doors
  • Two (2) Car Garage (19’3″ x 22’7″) 
  • Heated & Air-Conditioned Workshop (12’6″ x 22’5″)

Upper Level:

  • Bedroom #2 (16′ x 17’2″) – Dormer, Drop Ceiling, Paneled, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Closet (4’1″ x 8’9″)
  • Bedroom #3 (12’9″ x 21’3″) – Dormer, Drop Ceiling, Painted Tongue & Groove Board, Board Floor, Closet w/ Attic Access (3’8″ x 7′)
  • Unfinished Day Light Walk-Out Basement (23′ x 28’4″) – Kitchen Area, Hotpoint Two (2) Door Refrigerator, G.E. Stove, Vinyl Floor
  • Back Basement & Utility Area (26’4″ x 28’6″) – Wooden Work Bench

Other Real Estate Details:

  • Built 1940
  • Lot Size: Approx. 1.98 Acres M/L
  • Living Area: 1,932 Square Feet
  • Oil Hot Water Heat 
  • 275-Gallon Oil Tank
  • Electric Baseboard Heat
  • Electric Hot Water Heater
  • Well Water w/ Pressurized System
  • Septic System w/ Sand Mound
  • Acct.#62433900053415

Note: All Measurements are Approximate!


For Open House Inspection 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, Adam Montepit (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!)

Christopher Sauer German Bible: Leather Bound Christopher Sauer German Bible (Germantown 1763)


Early Bible: Watercolor Book Plate By Peters Harrisburg PA (In German), Large Family Bible w/ Metal Clasps 

Early Indentures & Deeds: Twenty (20) Plus Early Indentures & Deeds, 1753 Thomas & Richard Penn Red Wax Seal & Ribbon, 1754 Thomas Penn & Richard Penn Red Wax Seal & Ribbon, 1754 Through 1800s Indentures, 1854 Hoober & Hoover Indentures, Lancaster County & Earl Township Indentures, Ledger Pages, 1801 Earl Township Indenture, 1842 Martin Luther & Roland Diller, 1786 & 1803 “Draughts” of Plots, 1766 Philadelphia “Draught” of Plot, 1763 “Draught” of Plot


Milk Bottles: White Oak Farms Terre Hill PA Quart, Cacoosing Dairy Quart, L.G. Schaum Womelsdorf PA Quart, St. Lawrence Dairy Reading PA Quart, Hershey’s Dairy Half Pint, Avon Sanitary Dairy D.L. Sattazahn Half Pint, Levengood Half Pint, Hershey’s & Freeman Creamers, Dairy Maid Chambersburg PA, Elm Tree Acres, Harrisburg Dairy Gallon, Shower Dale Farms Lebanon Gallon, Triple G. Farms Dairy Denver PA Gallon, Blue Mountain Spring Water, Sylvan View Dairy Quart, New Holland Bottling Works Beverage Bottle, Beverage Bottles

Toys: ERTL Ford TW-15 Tractor, 1989 Toy Farmer Tractor, International 1586 Tractor w/ Cab, Structo Ready Mix Concrete Truck, Buddy-L Cattle Transport, Case 800 Tractor, International 966 Tractor, John Deere Tractor, Buddy-L Roadster, Tinker Toys


Handmade Scratch-Built Trolley By Clarence Groff Palmyra, PA



Wood Carvings:  Wooden Replica Scale Of Wooden Wheel Hay Wagon (Gruber Style), Wooden Red Covered Bridge, Wooden Foot Stools, Assorted Wooden Turnings, Carved Santa Claus & Bear on Stump, Child’s Wooden Wheeled Spring Wagon w/ Wagon Seat, Wooden Wheel Barrow w/ Side Boards
















Antiques/Personal Property: G. Schnoke Berks Co. Butcher Knife, Early Wooden Alco Washing Machine w/ Wringer, 1906 Jacob E. Hershey Ledger, Talbotts Poultry Medicines Cabinet, Mr. Peanut Nut Dish Set, Assortment of Crocks, German Stoneware Bottle, Salt Glaze 20th Century Stoneware “Brethren Disaster Relief Auction”, #6 Stoneware Crock, Pfaltzgraff York #10 Stoneware Crock, Wrist Watches, Costume Jewelry, 1943 Metal Bicycle License, Linen John L. Zug Richland PA Seed Bag, Linen Printed Feed Bags, Linen Grain Bags, Fancy Oak Gingerbread Shelf Clocks, Seth Thomas Mantel Clock, Metal Clock Horse, England Bone China Cups & Saucers, Pressed Glass Bowls & Plates, Depression Glass, Local Advertising Yard Sticks, Fostoria (Tumblers, Sherbets, Water Pitcher, Footed Bowl, Sugar & Creamer, Relish), McCormick-Deering Machinery Catalogs, Cast Iron Marietta Kettle, Wooden Bucket w/ Bail Handle, Brass Spigot, Cast Iron Hand Fluter, Early Spring Door Latches, Early Glass Lamp Shades, Early Wrought Iron Gable End Star, Copper Lustre Pitcher, Blue Opalescent Footed & Ruffled Edge Vase, Tuning Fork, Straight Razor, Victorian Calling Cards, Black & White Photographs, Flat Irons, Early Arithmetic & Reading Books, Assortment of Early Books, Children’s Books, Belgium Stick Spatter Waste Bowl, Holmes & Edwards Silver-Plate Flatware w/ Case, Wooden Round Pie Board, Wooden Rolling Pin, Wooden Stools, Enterprise Sausage Stuffer & Bench, Cast Iron Kettle w/ Handle, Metal Milking Stool, Stereographic Library & Stereo View Finder, Bunker Hill Buggy Co. Horse Drawn Two (2) Seat Carriage, Sword & Sheath, Large Apple Butter Kettle w/ Wooden Stirrer, Wooden Tobacco Sizing Box, Early Wooden Meat Grinder Bench, Early Conestoga Wagon Double Tree w/ Chain, Brass Top Horse Harness & Collar, Wooden Spring Wagon Seat, Wooden Single Trees, Glass Cracker Jars, Pint & Quart Canning Jars, Pottery Jardinière, Spannuth’s White Foam Flour Myerstown PA Bag, Pistol Grip Marking Score, Early Horse Tooth File, Brass Dipping Candle Mold, Iron Ladles, Tin Apple Corer & Scoop, Ball String Holder, Cattle Pill Gun, Acme Egg Scales, Brass Hanging Scales, Wrought Iron Dough Scraper, Thorens Swiss Music Box, Wrought Iron (Dipper, Spatula, Tasting Ladle, Fork, Strainer), Milk Cans & Drop Handle Cans, Butter Scales w/ Graduated Weights, Majolica Vase, Wooden Nut Cracker, Wooden Bushel Crates, Two Prong Forks, Child’s Wooden Flexible Flyer Sled, Wooden Children’s Block, Modern Child’s Oak Chair, Wooden Barrel, Three (3) Stainless Steel Milk Buckets, Croquet Set, Glass Storage Jar, Peanut Butter Tumblers, McCoy Vase, Blue Sponge Plate, Vegetable Bowls, Dinner Sets, Ag Related Hats, Coin Changer, Pfaff Electric Sewing Machine, Fancy Style Doilies & Table Linens, Glass Insulators, Metal Hoosier Flour Bin, Ray & Sandra Keeney (Redware, Wooden Rooster, Butterfly), Small Electrical Kitchen Appliances, Kerosene Heaters, Everyday Dishes, Flatware, Rival Meat Slicer, Pots, Pans, Kettles, Kitchen Utensils, Tupperware, Blankets, Sheets, Pillowcases, Bed Linens, Shower Buddy Chair & Shower Seat, Sentry Safe, Plus Much More – Partial Listing


Framed Prints/Paintings/Pictures: “Home Sweet Home” Engraving, 1916 Public Sale Bill, Seth Fisher “The Glory of Berks Co.” Snow Scene Painting, Katherine R. Trobaugh Print, Sandra Keeney 1984 Still Life Theorems, Walnut Deep Frames & Prints



Quilts/Rugs: Dog w/ Grouse & Floral Buggy Lap Robe, Rolls of Rag Carpet, Various Oval Hand-Braided Rugs, Several Pieced & Applique Quilts, Early Home-Spun Beaver State Pendleton Navajo Indian Blanket, Cross Stitch Applique Quilt, Army Blanket, Afghans








Furniture: Red Stain Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Three (3) Lower Drawers (Wooden Pulls, Till, Turned Feet), Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Till (Turned Feet), Painted R.M. Gilchrist Carpenter’s Tool Chest, Country Painted Step Back Cupboard (Top Part – Three (3) Panel Doors & Drawer, Lower Part – Two (2) Pull-Out Cutting Boards, Fluted Cornice Pair Panel Doors, Four (4) Drawers, Bracket Feet), Wooden Turned Leg Library Table, Oak Dresser w/ Mirror (Brass Pulls), Butter Print Jelly Cupboard w/ Two (2) Drawers Over Two (2) Lower Panel Doors (Brass Pulls), Statton Chippendale Style Dresser (Two (2) Drawers Over (3) Drawers, Bracket Feet), Statton Chippendale Style 3/4 Chest (Three (3) Drawers Over Two (2) Drawers Over Three (3) Drawers, Bracket Feet), Chippendale Style Mirror, Four (4) Reeded Poster Bed, Empire Chest of Drawers (Glass Pulls, Turned Feet), Victorian Butter Print Bed, Victorian Dresser w/ Mirror (Wooden Leaf Pulls, Bureau Boxes), Softwood Lift Lid Low Dry Sink w/ Drawer Over Two (2) Lower Panel Doors (Turned Feet), Softwood Dough Tray, Modern Landis Myer Walnut One (1) Piece Corner Cabinet (Reeded Columns, Broken Arch Scroll & Turned Finial, Two (2) Eight (8) Panel Doors), Modern Landis Myer Walnut Step Back Cupboard (Top Part – Two (2) Glass Pane Doors, Spoon Rests, Lower Part – Three (3) Drawers Over Two (2) Raised Panel Doors), Modern Mortised Bench, Modern Oak Butcher Top Rolling Table, Square Oak Extension Table w/ Two (2) Boards, One (1) Drawer Six (6) Legged Table, Painted Oak Dresser, Victorian Parlor Table, Oak Library One (1) Drawer Table, Oak Telephone Stand, Oak Dresser w/ Mirror (Brass Pulls), 2008 J. Hershey Myer Wooden Stools, Wooden Church Pew, Wrought Iron Floor Lamps, Mahogany Claw & Ball Plant Table, Dome Slat Top Trunks, Modern Walnut Western Germany Grandmother’s Clock, Mahogany Square Mirror Back China Cabinet, Set of Six (6) Paint Decorated Fiddleback Plank Seat Chairs, Six (6) Legged Drop Leaf Table, Child’s Softwood Dovetailed Cradle w/ Cut-Outs, Wooden Marble Roller, Acorn Finial Rope Bed, Oak Clothes Trees, G.E. & Frigidaire Upright Freezers, And Other Items










Tools/Equipment: Snapper Pro S-50 Zero-Turn Riding Mower (26 HP w/ Fast Vac Bagger, 50″ Mower Deck), International Cub Cadet 682 Riding Tractor w/ 44″ Mower Deck, Two (2) Wheel Pull Behind Trailer, Pair Early Bob Sled Running Gears & Tongues, 12″ Sandstone Millstone, 2′ x 4′ Red Sandstone Step, Pair Barn Wrought Iron Strap Hinges, Large Shop Anvil, Small Bench Anvil, Portable Air Compressor, 295-Amp Stick Welder, Black & Decker Radial Arm Saw, Two (2) Craftsman 10″ Table Saws, Ryobi 10″ Planer, Craftsman Belt Sander, Craftsman 12″ Band Saw, Delta Chop Saw, Ryobi 16″ Scroll Saw, Craftsman 6″ Bench Grinder, Wilton Bench Vise, Craftsman 12″ Wood Lathe, Porter Cable Router & Table, Craftsman 6″ x 9″ Belt & Disc Sander, Rockwell/Delta Upright Mortiser Press, Craftsman 6″ – 8″ Jointer/Planer, Wooden Extension Ladder, Assortment C-Clamps, Assorted Bar Clamps, Delta Shopmaster Drill Press, Columbian No. 504 41/2″ Bench Vise, Hanson Double Wheel Bench Grinder, Early Wooden Wheel Bag Cart, Stanley #113 Rule & Level Plane, Beam Scales w/ Weights, Ford Wrenches, Cast Iron WM Wood Co. Ice Tongs, Draw Knives, P.S. & Co. #11 Draw Knife, Oil Cans, W. Butcher Sheffield Slaters Chisel, Wire Brushes, Hand Saws, Victor Safety Double Hook Brush Hook, Live Animal Trap, Wooden W.J. Carpenter VA Chicken Coop, Wooden Chicken Coops, Wooden Rakes, Apple Picker, Wooden Straw Cutter, Square Galvanized Wash Tub, Early Splitting Wedges, Socket Set w/ Case, Electric Hedge Trimmer & Blowers, Long Handle Garden Tools, Tree Trimmer, Extension Cord, Barn Raising Pole, Lathe Tools, Winco Gas Generator, Galvanized Sprinkling Can, Axes, Hatchets, Large Slap Chisel, Electric (Circular Saw, Sanders, Drills), Coping Saws, Hand Clamps, Wooden Grain Flails, Husking Pegs, Black & Decker Disc Sander, Drill Bits, Hog Scrapers, Bale Hook, Various Lumber & Boards

Plus Much More – This Is A Partial Listing!

Make Plans Now To Attend This Auction!

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

Auction For:

J. Hershey Myer

J. Hershey Myer Jr., P.O.A.


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