Saturday, October 14, 2017- Ella Jane Fahnestock Public Auction

Ella Jane Fahnestock

Outstanding Life-Long Collection



*Waterloo Tractor*Reber Wagon*

*Farm Equipment*Early Horse Drawn Equipment*

*Antiques*Furniture*Personal Property*




This Farmstead Has Been In The Fahnestock Family since 1918

Forty-Three (43) Acre M/L Manheim Farm & Three (3) Houses Located At 256, 246, 134/136 

Please Note:  The Above Addresses & Houses Will All Be Sold As One Entirety!

This Property Is Bordered By Fruitville Pike, Oak Street, & South Oak Street

Having A Tremendous Amount of Road Frontage

This Farm Has Not Been Placed In a Preserve!

Currently Enrolled In the Clean & Green Act!

This Farm Consists of Prime Open Farmland w/ High State of Cultivation

Great Location & Views

 Manheim Central School District

Penn Township – Lancaster County


“Highly Motivated Seller – Seller Has Relocated”


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Starting Time:  8:00 AM

Real Estate:  12:00 Noon

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

Two Auctioneers Will Be Selling Simultaneously Throughout The Day!

Location:  246 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, PA 17545 – Penn Township – Lancaster County

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

Property Consists Of:

Forty-Three (43) Acre M/L Farm (Approx. Forty (40) Acres Tillable)

Houses Located @ (256, 246, 136/134 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, PA)







FARMHOUSE & FARM BUILDINGS (256 Fruitville Pike)

2-1/2 Story Brick Farmhouse w/ Wrap-Around Porch, Attached Frame Summer House, Wash House, & Wood Shed

First Floor:

  • Living Room (12’4″ x 13′) – Wallpaper, Wood Floor
  • Dining Room (12′ x 12’6″) – Wallpaper, Wood Floor
  • Kitchen (12′ x 17′) – Cabinets, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor
  • Breakfast Nook (7’8″ x 10″) – Built-In Cabinets, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor, Two (2) Closets (2′ x 3′ & 2′ x 2′)
  • Sitting Room (9’6″ x 17′) – Built-In Cabinets, Painted & Wainscoting, Closet (3′ x 4’8″)
  • Mud Room (8′ x 8′) – Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor 

Second Floor: (Two (2) Stairways)

  • Bedroom #1 (17’4″ x 17’4″) – Wallpaper, Board Floor, Closet (3′ x 2’8″), Storage Area (8′ x 17’6″)
  • Full-Size Bathroom (8’10” x 12’6″) – Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor
  • Bedroom #2 (12’4″ x 13′) – Wallpaper, Carpet
  • Bedroom #3 (12′ x 12’6″) – Wallpaper, Carpet
  • Bedroom #4 (12′ x 12’6″) – Wallpaper, Wood Floor, Cedar Closet (3′ x 6′)

Full-Size Attic (25′ x 28′)

Full-Size Basement w/ Outside Access (24′ x 25′)

  • Coal Cellar w/ Outside Access (16′ x 17’4″)

Other Buildings:

  • Frame Chicken House (14′ x 42′)
  • Limestone & Frame Bank Barn (47′ x 94′) – Lower Level: Two (2) Stable Areas, Equipment Area, Scaffolding Area For Tobacco; Upper Level: Two (2) Drive-In Bays & Two (2) Mow Areas; Attached Stripping Room: (24′ x 40′) Hanging Area w/ Scaffolding & Damping Cellar 
  • Frame Two-Car Garage (18′ x 21′)
  • Wooden & Wire Corn Crib (2′ x 4’6″)

NOTE:  These Outbuildings Are In Good Condition And Have Been Well Maintained!

Other Details:

  • Oil Hot Water Heat w/ 275-Gallon Oil Tank
  • Well Water w/ Pressurized System
  • Water Softener
  • Septic System
  • Utilities for 256 Fruitville Pike:
    • Electric: Approx. $56.00/Month
    • Heating: Approx. $242.00/Month

NOTE:  All Measurements are Approximate!



RANCH STYLE HOUSE (246 Fruitville Pike):

Main Level:

  • Kitchen (15’7″ x 18’6″) – Modern Krown Kitchen 34-Handle Built-In Cabinets, Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, Magic Chef Stove, Frigidaire Two-Door Refrigerator
  • Utility Room (10’10” x 17’8″) – 21-Handle Built-In Cabinets, Painted Walls, Vinyl Floors, Pantry (2’6″ x 3’2″), Guest Closet (2’2″ x 2’7″)
  • Foyer (5′ x 8’4″) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, Guest Closet (2’6″ x 3′)
  • Hall Closet (2’6″ x 2’5″)
  • Full-Size Bathroom (7’10” x 10’10”) – Painted Walls, Tile, Vinyl Floor, Closet (2’6″ x 2’8″)
  • Hallway (3′ x 15′) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Hallway Closet (2’2″ x 2’3″)
  • Bedroom #1 (11′ x 16’10”) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor, Double Sliding Door Closet (2’6″ x 8’6″)
  • Office Area (9’4″ x 16’11”) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, 28-Handle Modern Built-In Cabinets, Closet (2’4″ x 6′)
  • Living Room (11’11” x 19’7″) – Built-In Bookcase, Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor
  • Bedroom #3 (15’1″ x 16’3″) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor, Side Storage Access, Closet (1’9″ x 3’1″), Closet (1’9″ x 2’11”), Double Door Walk-In Closet (3’6″ x 10′)
  • Powder Room (3’3″ x 8’10”) – Tile, Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Hallway (3′ x 9′) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor
  • Bedroom #4 (13’1″ x 15’1″) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor, Double Door Closet (2’1″ x 8’4″)

Unfinished Full-Size Basement (32′ x 38’6″) – Laundry, Sink, Washer Hookup, Sump Pump, Cold Cellar (5’3″ x 6’4″)

Finished Two-Car Garage (26’8″ x 23′) – w/ Two (2) Service Doors (5’8″ x 4’3″), Storage Area Over Garage (26′ x 31′)

Addition First Level:

  • Living Room/Kitchen Combination (20’10” x 31’4″) – Krown Kitchen Modern 28-Handle Cherry Built-In Cabinets, Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Seven (7)-Handle Island (2’2″ x 5’2″), Pantry (2’10” x 3′), Double Door Closet (2’4″ x 7’8″)
  • Hallway (3’5″ x 13’6″) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Full-Size Bathroom (9’1″ x 9’7″) – Tile, Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, Closet (2’7″ x 2’11”)
  • Hall Closet (1’3″ x 2’9″)
  • Hallway (3’5″ x 9’8″) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Landing w/ Storage Area (6’3″ x 8’6″) – Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor
  • Closet (2’6″ x 6’5″)

Addition Upper Level:

  • Sitting Area (10’8″ x 13′) – Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet
  • Closet (4’2″ x 4’8″)
  • Bedroom #2 (14’7″ x 21’4″) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor, Walk-In Closet (3’10” x 6’4″)
  • Two (2) Closets (3’7″ x 3’7″)

Addition Finished Basement (20’1″ x 44’6″) – Painted Walls, Chair Rail, Drop Ceiling, Cast Iron Heat, New Part w/ Carrier Central Air-Conditioning, Double Door Closet (2’6″ x 12’3″)

Other Real Estate Details:

  • Well Water w/ Pressurized System
  • Water Softener
  • Septic System
  • Oil Hot Water Heat w/ Seven (7) Zones w/ 275-Gallon Oil Tank
  • Utilities for 245 Fruitville Pike:
    • Electric: Approx. $52.00/Month
    • Heating: Approx. $217.00/Month



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TWO-UNIT FRAME & VINYL SIDED HOUSE (136/134 Fruitville Pike – Measurements from #136 Side, #134 Side Very Similar)

First Floor:

  • Living Room (12’4″ x 16’4″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor
  • Dining Room (12’7″ x 13’5″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor
  • Kitchen (11’4″ x 16’4″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor
  • Enclosed Back Porch (6’2″ x 9’6″) – Washer & Dryer Hookup
  • Rear Porch (6’8″ x 6’8″)

Second Floor:

  • Full-Size Bathroom (6’1″ x 7’8″) – Paneled, Drop Ceiling, Vinyl Floor
  • Bedroom #1 (9’7″ x 11’4″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor, Closet (2′ x 4’10”)
  • Bedroom #2 (9’10” x 11’6″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor, Closet (2′ x 4’7″)
  • Bedroom #3 (11′ x 13’9″) – Painted Walls, Wood Floor, Closet (2′ x 11′)
  • Full-Size Attic (16’6″ x 36’8″)

Front Porch (8′ x 17’6″)

Full-Size Unfinished Basement – Electric Hot Water Heater, Sump Pump, Outside Access, Oil Hot Water Heat w/ 275-Gallon Oil Tank

Frame Two-Car Garage (16’5″ x 20’2″) w/ Attached Workshop (10’2″ x 18’3″)

Other Real Estate Details:

  • Plaster Walls
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof
  • Cornice, Soffit, & Aluminum Spouting
  • Public Water
  • Public Sewer
  • Macadam Driveway
  • Rear Yard
  • Replacement Windows
  • Utilities for 134/136 Fruitville Pike:
    • Paid by Tenants

NOTE: Each Unit Has Separate Furnace, Hot Water Heater, Water & Electric Meters

Real Estate Details (Entire Tract – Including All Three Dwellings):

  • Spring Tax: Approx. $2,557.56
  • Fall Tax: Approx. $8,212.42


Open House By Appointment Only – Contact Auction Company (717-665-5735)


Terms of Real Estate: 10% Down Day of Auction With Final Settlement By Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Financing Available Through: 

Fulton Bank, Terry McGuigan (717-291-2772)

Residential Mortgage Services, Mark Pontz (717-475-4444)


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











Antiques/Personal Property: “Maccoroy” Stencil Decorated Crock, Blue Stencil Decorated Six-Gallon Double Handle Crock, #2 Stencil Crocks, Blue Decorated Bee Stinger Three-Gallon Double Handle Crock, #3 Gallon E.S.&B. New Brighton PA Jug, Blue Decorated Crock, Painted Crock, Collection of Crocks & Jugs, Crockery Bowls, Large Copper Apple Butter Kettle w/ Wrought Iron Handle, Drop Handle Milk Can, Metal Dippers, Wrought Iron Ladles, Black Pearl Oyster Tin, Tin Ware, Painted Tin Ware, Tin Coffee Pot, Cast Iron Butcher Kettles, Pudding Stirrer, Sausage Stuffer, Lard Tins, Tin Wash Boiler, Tin Cookie Cutters, Cast Metal Bureau Box, Cast Iron Furniture Casters, Butter Mold, Basket, Butter Churn, Rye Straw Basket, Painted Wooden Bucket, Wooden Biscuit Box, Kerosene Lamps, Barn Lantern, Dietz R.D.H. Lantern, Medicine Bottles, Bottles, Blue Quart Jars, Quart & 2-Quart Canning Jars, Decorated Ironstone Pitcher & Bowl Set, Pattern Glass Compote & Bowls, Fire King Plates & Saucers, Galvanized Tubs & Buckets, Coal Buckets, Coal Sieve, Approx. (37) Local Winross Trucks, Ertl Vintage Vehicles, 1940 Goodrich Almanac’s Book, Paperback Books, Croquet Set, Small Wooden Barrel Keg, Baskets & Easter Baskets, Avon Decanters, Hobby Horse, Coolers, Child’s Lightning Guider Sled, Radio Flyer Town & Country Express Wagon, Yarn Winder, Early Iron, Willimatic four-Drawer Spool Cabinet, Tin 10-12 Hole Candle Molds, Apple Peeler, Gigging Lantern, Fish Gigs, Wooden Dovetailed Boxes

Guns: Harrington & Richards Model 88 12-Gauge Single Shot Shotgun, Mule Ear Hammer Double Barrel Shotgun, W. Richards Mule Ear Hammer Double Barrel Shotgun, Crossman BB Scout Rifle









Quilts/Textiles/Hooked & Braided Rugs: Pieced & Appliqued Quilts (Block Pattern, Crazy Patch, Yo Yo Diamond Pattern), Crazy Patch Pillow, Braided Chair Pad, Rag Carpet Runners






Furniture/Appliances: Red Paint Decorated Softwood Dower Chest (Bracket Feet, Till, Strap Hinges, Grab Lock, w/ Watercolor Floral Affixed to Inside Lid & German Inscription & Writing “Anno 1777”), Sponge Decorated One-Door Milk Cupboard w/ Gallery & Turned Feet, Grain Decorated Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Till & Turned Feet, Flame Decorated Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Till & Turned Feet, Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Till & Turned Feet, Refinished Softwood Blanket Chest w/ Turned Feet “John Shelley Manheim, PA”, Painted Chest of Drawers w/ Glass Pulls, Mahogany Empire Sideboard w/ Glass Pulls, Mahogany Parlor Set (Loveseat, Two (2) Armchairs, Two (2) Side Chairs), Oak 3-Pc. Bedroom Suite (High Bed w/ Gingerbread Molding, Dresser w/ Mirror, Washstand w/ Towel Bar), Provincial 3-Pc. Bedroom Suite (Chest of Drawers, Dresser w/ Mirror, Double Bed), Waterfall Vanity w/ Mirror, Painted 6-Leg Drop Leaf Table, Oak Taboret Table, Oak Treadle Sewing Machine, Tilt-Top Candle Stand, Paint Decorated Arrow Back Rocker, Oak Pressed Back Cane Seat Rocker, Oak Pressed Back Swivel Office Chairs, Wooden Church Bench from “Kreiders Church”, Pressed Back Rocker, Red Painted Four-Poster Rope Bed, Sponge Decorated Four-Poster Rope Bed, Dovetailed Dough Tray, Dovetailed Lift-Top Box, Softwood Wood Box w/ Turned Feet, Dome Slat Top Trunk, Kneehole Desk, Gold Gilt Mirror, Early Quilting Rack, Wooden Quilt Rack, Modern Chest of Drawers, Table & Chair Set, Wooden Clothes Tree, Metal Wardrobe, Metal Base Cabinet, Wooden Porch Rocker, Wooden Feed Chest, Picnic Table & Benches, Oak Bissell Sweeper, Maytag Wringer Washers, G.E. Washer, G.E. Upright Freezer, G.E. Chest Freezer, Frigidaire Microwave Oven & Stand, Hotpoint Two-Door Refrigerator, Maytag Centennial Washer, Laundry Tub












Equipment/Horse Drawn Equipment: Rare 1919 Waterloo Tractor (As-Found Condition), McCormick-Deering Steel Wheel Hay Loader, Ford Tractor Mount One-Row Corn Picker, Superior Wooden Wheel Grain Drill, Early Wooden Wheel Hay Wagon, Steel Wheel Massey-Harris No. #8 Ground Drive Manure Spreader, McCormick Horse Driven Steel Wheel Cultivator, Early Blue Paint Stencil Decorated Lancaster County Fanning Mill, Champion Blower & Forge Co. Lancaster PA Grinder, Mountville Mfg. Co. Mountville PA Two-Hole Corn Sheller, Steel Implement Wheels, Wooden Wagon Wheels, Grain Cradles, Good Early Red Paint Wooden Mill, Steel Wheel Tobacco Ladders, American Wagon Co. Wooden Wagon Box, Witte Iron Works Hit-N-Miss 2HP Engine On Steel Wheel Truck, Early Wooden Wheel Blue Point Box Wagon, Hand Water Pump, Drag Harrow, Cast Iron Implement Seats, Wooden Wheel Dump Rake, Wooden Wheel Hoer, Wooden Spring Wagon w/ Folding Top, Metal Wheel Side Delivery Rake, Early Cast Iron Engine Cart, Disc Harrow, Large Wooden Pulleys, Early Metal Wheel One-Row Tobacco Planter w/ Wooden Water Barrel, Steel & Wooden Beam Walking Plows “Wizard”, Metal & Plastic Rubber Tire Wheelbarrows, John Deere 318 Riding Tractor w/ 50″ Mower Deck, Snapper 30″ Mower Riding Mower, Husqvarna 3.75 Hp. Push Mower, Parker Lawn Sweeper, Snapper 8.75 Hp. Push Mower, Snapper I.R.T. 4 Hp. Walk-Behind Tiller, Walk Behind Garden Tiller, Early Oliver Chilled Plow Works 32 Oliver One-Bottom Plow, Early Wall Mount Drill Press, Hand Cultivators, Potato Plow, Square Back Curved Dash Sleigh & Shafts, Horse Harness & Riding Saddles, Horse Hames & Horse Collar, Wooden Wheel Bag Wagon, Wooden Spring Wagon Seats, Wooden Barrels, Wooden Tobacco Bale Presses, Good Early Reber Wagon Box, John Deere FB-B 13-Hole Grain Drill, John Deere 80 Two-Wheel Cart, Jug, Piston Pump, Wooden Wash Tub 




Bicycles/Tools/Hardware: Schwinn Stardust Sting Ray Girls Three-Speed Bicycle, Raleigh M20 Men’s Bicycle, Raleigh Ladies Bicycle, 1954 Chevrolet Hubcaps, Exercise Bike, Metal Hi-Speed Express Wagon, Long Handled Garden Tools, Push Reel Mower, Cyclone Grass Seeder, Several Ton of Coal, The Great Majestic Cook Stove w/ Warming Closet, Very Ornate Monarch Beaver Cook Stove, Estate Heatrola Coal Stove, Duo-Therm Oil Heater, Bean Scale, Live Animal Traps, Apple Pickers, Buck Saws, Aluminum Step & Extension Ladders, Scythe, Gas Power Blower, Axes, Wedges, Sledgehammers, Barn Shovels, Grinding Wheel, Metal Chick Waterers & Feeders, Cast Iron Troughs, Large 11′ Cast Iron Cattle Water Trough, Cast Iron Bentz 000 Troughs, Metal Lawn Park Chick House, Anderson’s E-Con-O Electric Brooder, Wooden Hog Scalding Trough, Early Door Locks & Latches, Rolls of Woven Fence Wire, Metal Car Ramps, Cattle Gates, Metal Fence Posts, Wooden Feed Chests, Iron Wheels, Early PA License Plates, Early Dietz Auto Lamps, Augers, Wing Axes, Wooden Bucket, Tin Tobacco Bed Waterer, Panel Interior Doors, 550″ Wooden Tobacco Lathe, Wooden Tobacco Sizing Boxes, Early Blue Paint Wooden Carpenter’s Chest, Early Wooden Vise, Wooden Fence Post, Approx. 150 Pcs. Slate, Wooden Measures, Wooden Dry Measurer

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

Auction For:

Ella Jane Fahnestock


Auction Conducted By:


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