Saturday, May 4, 2019 – James (Jim) H. Stoner Estate Public Auction

James (Jim) H. Stoner Estate



Location: 13 Bethany Avenue, Paradise, PA  17562 – Paradise Township – Lancaster County

*Antiques*Hubley Items*Tin Ware*Furniture*

*China*Equipment*Tools*Personal Property*



Saturday, May 4, 2019

Starting: 8:00 AM

Real Estate: 12:00 Noon

One (1) Owner – Well Built Brick Four (4) Bedrooms, Two (2) Full Baths, Cape Cod Style House

w/ Attached Garage On 0.55 Acre Lot

Hardwood Floors

Family Room w/ Hearth & Fireplace

Living Room w/ Stone Fireplace

Good Location – Rural Country Setting

Paradise Township – Lancaster County  

Pequea Valley School District

“Highly Motivated Seller – To Settle Estate”


Real Estate Details:

First Level:

  • Family Room (17′ x 22’7″) – Exposed Post & Beam & Plastered Ceiling & Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Brick Fireplace w/ Hearth (8′ x 8′), Two Bay Windows, Recessed Lighting
  • Office Area (7′ x 16′) – Rustic Barn Siding, Built-In Shelves, Vinyl Floor, Outside Access
  • Kitchen (10’5″ x 26’9″) – Exposed Beams, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor, Rustic Barn Siding 30-Handle Built-In Cabinets, G.E. Flattop Stove, G.E. Built-In Microwave Oven, Built-In Dishwasher, Outside Access
  • Laundry Area (3′ x 5′) – Washer & Dryer Hookup
  • Living Room (11’10” x 23′) – Stone Fireplace & Wood Burning Stove Insert, Large Picture Window, Wallpaper w/ Chair Rail, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Crown Molding, Guest Closet (2′ x 4’6″)
  • Hall Closet (1’8″ x 3′)
  • Hallway & Common Area (6′ x 12′) – Painted Walls, Wall-to-Wall Carpet
  • Hall Linen Closet (2′ x 2’6″)
  • Bedroom #1 (10’5″ x 13’1″) – Wallpaper, Hardwood Floor, Closet (4’3″ x 2’8″)
  • Full-Size Bathroom (9’10” x 6’2″) – Tiled, Wallpaper, Vinyl Floor
  • Bedroom #2 (10′ x 15’2″) – Painted Walls, Wallpaper Border, Hardwood Floor, Closet (2′ x 5’10”)
  • Attached Oversize One-Car Garage (15’3″ x 20’3″) – Electric Door Opener, Built-In Cabinets, Upstairs Storage

Second Level:

  • Hallway (30’1″) – Painted Walls
  • Sewing Area (13’4″ x 14′) – Painted Walls, Hardwood Floor, Closet (4′ x 6′)
  • Bedroom #3 (10’6″ x 12’4″) – Paneled, Crown Molding, Hardwood Floor, Closet (2’6″ x 4’2″)
  • Full-Size Bathroom (12’6″ x 8′) – Tiled Painted Walls, Vinyl Floor, Linen Closet (2’6″ x 2’6″)
  • Bedroom #4 (10’6″ x 14’2″) – Paneled, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Closet (2′ x 6′)
  • Walk-In Storage Area (4’1″ x 27′)
  • Side Compartment Storage Access

Basement (17’2″ x 40’3″) – Unfinished, Currently Used As Workshop & Utility Area, Built-In Cabinets & Pegboard

  • Unfinished Area (11’3″ x 40’3″)

Outdoor Storage Shed (7’9″ x 14’9″) – Vinyl Sided, Overhang

Other Real Estate Information:

  • Built 1957
  • Approx: 1,790 Sq. Ft.
  • Lot Size 0.55 Acres
  • Public Sewer
  • Well Water w/ Pressurized System
  • Water Softener
  • Oil Hot Water Baseboard Heat
  • Weil-McLain Oil Hot Water Boiler Furnace – 2016
  • 275-Gallon Oil Tank
  • Whirlpool Electric Hot Water Heater
  • Plenty of Mature Shade & Shrubbery
  • Walking Paths Through Perennial Gardens
  • Macadam Driveway
  • Shingle Asphalt Roof
  • Cornice, Soffit, & Aluminum Spouting
  • Rear Dormer
  • Outdoor Brick Fireplace
  • Brick & Aluminum Siding
  • Front Yard
  • Spring Taxes: $960.00
  • Fall Taxes: $3,415.00

Note:  All Measurements are Approximate!

Auctioneer’s Note: This is One of Several Remaining Residential Properties in Paradise Township Where Zoning Permits the Keeping of a Horse

Open House Dates – For Real Estate Only

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 20, 2019 – 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: 

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)

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























Antiques & Personal Property: Lg. Copper Apple Butter Kettle, Wooden Single Trees, Metal Fruit Drying Rack, Tin Toledo Cooker Co. Warming Closet, Jim Stoner #7 Shore Bird (1988), Jim Stoner Dowitcher Bird, The Country Iron Foundry “Dasbesseng 1758” Stove Plate, Tin Ware (Large Unusual 48-Hole Candle Mold, Twelve-Hole Candle Mold, Corner Lantern, Cracker Box, Wash Boiler, Square Boxes, Funnels, ABC Plate, Cash Box, Pudding Pans, Mugs, Cups, Canisters, Pans, Roasters, Handled Pans, Spice Boxes, Coffee Pots, Lard Tins, Whipper, Ice Cream Scoops, Candle Snuffers, Cookie Cutters, Milk Pail, Ice Cream Mold, Handled Pans, Sieves, Torch), Meat Hooks, Wrought Iron (Flesh Fork, Dippers, Ladles), Long Handled Fireplace Kettles, Rug Beater, Wrought Iron Spatula Stamped E.L.K., Hand Crank Corn Cracker, German Papier Mache Turkey Candy Containers, Papier Mache Ducks & Turkey, German & English Steins, Medicine Bottles, Wire-Top & Zinc Lid Canning Jars, Glass Insulators, Child’s Wooden One-Door Cupboard, Walnut Victorian Shelf Clock, Cuckoo Clock, Ansonia Wall Clock, Germany Octagon Wall Clock, Wooden Flatware Carrier, Wooden Bucket, Lg. Oval Wooden Trencher, Wooden Stompers, Wooden Pepsi-Cola Carrier, Wooden Cheese Boxes, Wooden Salt Box, Softwood Dovetailed Hanging Salt Box, Wrought Iron Ladles, Kettle Hangers, Ice Tongs Phila. PA, Lg. Victorian Glass Dome, Edwin Knowles Dinner Set, Blue Decoration Bee Stinger Crock, York 1- & 2-Gallon Crocks, 5-Gallon Two-Tone Jug, Various Crocks & Jugs, Red Ware Crock, Penna. 1923 License Plate, Early Trade Wind Fans, Horlick’s Malted Milk Tin, Hay Knife, Life Magazines, 33-RPM Vinyl Records, Children’s Spoons, Children’s Silhouette Bowls, Moose & Cow Creamers, Cream Top Spoon, Enamel Decoration Water Pitcher Set, Glass Turkey Compotes, Ironstone Plates, Floral Decorated Ironstone Pitcher & Bowl Wash Set, Gaudy Ironstone Blackberry Plate, Transferware Plates, France Limoge & Germany Plates, Punched Bowl Set, Pressed Glass (Vases, Cake Stands, Water Pitchers, Compotes), Pattern Glass (Pitchers, Compotes, Bowls), Red Flash Ruby Glass (1910 Lancaster Fair & Petersburg PA), Cranberry Handled  Pitchers, Encased Hobnail Vase, Hobnail & Encased Handled Baskets, Opalescent Lattice Bowls, Encased Glass Ruffle Edge Bowls, Lg. Blown Milk Glass Easter Eggs, Milk Glass Rabbit On Nest, Pr. Milk Glass Bureau Bottles, Vegetable Bowls, Various B&W Photographs, Agate Coffee Pot Roasters, Canners, & Steamers, Marietta Cast Iron Kettle, Cast Iron Footed Kettles, Wagner & Other Cast Iron Skillets, Cast Iron Bull Dog Door Stop, Shoe Lace, Flat Irons, Child’s Dollhouse, Wooden School Desk, Glass Display Case, Wooden Tobacco Sizing Box, Wire Egg Basket, Bone Saw, Coal Shovel, Scale Weights, Bale Hooks, Food Grinders, State Bank of Paradise, 1926 Paradise Bicentennial Hats, Bonnets, & Pins, Rams Bottom Jardiniere, Enamel Basins, Porcelain Knob Picture Frames, Hummel Figurines, Hubley (Spaniel Dog Wall Plaques, Boston Terrier Dog Figurines), Early Burdick Type QA-250N Examiner’s Light, Pewter Serving & Tablespoons, Various Assortment of Baskets, Reverse Painted Shade Table Lamp, Modern Floral Gone With The Wind Style Lamp, Kerosene Lamps, Punch Tin Hanging Lamp, Assortment of Dolls, Ladies Hats & Hat Boxes, Ladies Alligator Handbag & Other Handbags, Needlepoint Foot Stool, Religious Statues & Plaques, Various Pictures & Prints, Wooden Yarn Winder, Ladies Fur Coat, Moravian Star, Mixing Bowls, Kitchen Wares, Stainless Steel Kettles, Pots, & Pans, Everyday Dishes, Small Kitchen Electrical Appliances, Kitchen Utensils, Flatware, Cookie Jars, Canister Set, Plastic Wares, Ceramic Christmas Tree, Nativity Scene, Christmas Ball Ornaments & Lights, Seasonal & Holiday Decorations





Coins & Currency/Jewelry: Silver Eagle, Peace & Morgan Silver Dollars, Standing Liberty, Kennedy, & Ben Franklin Silver Half Dollars, Two (2) Dollar Red Seal Bill, Silver Quarters & Dime, Buffalo Nickels, Proof Set, Wheat & Steel Pennies, Indian Head Pennies, Foreign Coins & Currency, Men’s Hamilton Pocket Watch, Men’s Cuff Links, Ladies Wristwatches, Pins, Bracelets, Necklaces, Costume Earrings





Toys: Cast Iron Hubley (Dog Card Holders, Fido Dog Banks, School Bus, Road Graders, Fire Engines, Texaco Fuel Delivery Truck, Airplanes, Wreckers, Bulldozers), Frantz Wooden Pull-Toy Dog w/ Tin Base, Winross, Hess, & Ertl Trucks



Dolls: Approx. 30 Dolls (Composition & Bisque & Porcelain Jointed, Cloth Jointed, “Sonja Henie”, Nuns, Madame Alexander Dionne Quintuplets Set)



Textiles: Various Oval Braided Rugs, Braided Chair Pads, Pieced & Appliqued Quilts, Knotted Quilts, Tops, & Comforters, Rolls of Rag Carpet, Hooked Rugs, Table Linens, Needlepoint Seat Covers











Furniture: Softwood Corner Cupboard (6’6″, Nine Pane Door Over One Drawer Over Paneled Door, Reed Columns, Fluted Cornice), Mahogany Reed Column Four-Poster Canopy Bed w/ Urn Finials, Drexel Cherry 3-Pc. Bedroom Set (High Chest of Drawers, Dresser w/ Mirror, Nightstand), Walnut Marble Top Dresser, Victorian Marble Top Washstand (Teardrop Pulls, Marble Backsplash), Refinished Oak Two-Door Ice Box w/ Brass Hardware, Victorian Single Bed, Paint Decorated Softwood Blanket Chest (Two Lower Drawers, Bracket Feet, Till, Strap Hinges), Softwood Blanket Chest (Till, Turned Feet), Walnut Gateleg Drop Leaf Table, Oval Drop Leaf Table, Saw Buck Trestle Table w/ Cutouts, Paint Decorated Spindle Back Grandfather’s Rocker, Cane Seat & Back Rocker, Oak Pressed Back Spindle Cane Seat Rocker, Modern Seth Thomas Grandfather’s Clock w/ Broken Arch Scroll, Mahogany Corner Curio Shelf, Empire Porcelain Knob Chest of Drawers, White Electric Sewing Machine w/ Cabinet, Hoop Back Spindle Arm Chair, Hoop Back Spindle Rocker, Set of Four (4) Half Spindle Plank Seat Chairs, Child’s Victorian Crib, Child’s Drop Leaf Table, Softwood Baby Cradle, Grain Decorated Two-Lid Wood Box w/ Turned Feet, Softwood Low Dry Sink (Zinc Liner, Raised Panel Doors, Gallery Back), Softwood Jelly Cupboard (Two Drawers over Two Panel Doors, Turned Feet), Low Dry Sink w/ Two Doors, Primitive Dry Sink, Wooden Punch Tin Pie Safe, Wooden Screen Sided Pie Safe, Refinished Two-Lid Feed Chest, Oak Office Swivel Chairs, Upholstered Rocker & Recliners, Assorted Plank Seat Chairs, Wooden Benches, Wicker Fernery, Gold Gilt Mirror, Brass Double Bed, Quilt Rack, Prizer Royal Nickel Trim Cookstove, Floor Lamps, Samsung Flat Screen TV


Tools & Equipment: Cub Cadet Riding Tractor 1027 w/ Mower Deck, John Deere S82 Riding Tractor w/ Mower Deck & Rear Bagger, Rubber Tire Wheelbarrow, Snapper Walk-Behind Self-Propelled Mower, Gas Powered Yard Machine Snowblower, Echo Gas Powered Blower, Sears Craftsman 10″ Mitre Saw, Dewalt 7730 Radial Arm Saw, Dremel Moto-Shop Scroll Saw, Bench Grinder, Carpenter Hand Tools, Bar Clamps, Duracraft Drill Press, Nut & Bolt Organizers, Lathe Tools, Tap & Die Set, Craftsman Table Saw, Buck Saw, Wood Chisels, C-Clamps, Various Garden Ornaments & Gnomes, Propane Master Forge Grill, Park Benches, Long Handled Lawn & Garden Tools, Assortment of Wooden Hand Planes, Levels, Squares, Draw Knives, Augers, Clamps, Axe, Hatchets, Fish Gig, Calipers

Appliances: Speed Queen Washer, Whirlpool Dryer, G.E. Two-Door Refrigerator, G.E. One-Door Upright Freezer, G.E. & Westinghouse Window Air-Conditioners

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

Auction For:

James (Jim) H. Stoner Estate

Shari M. Cosgrove P.O.A.


Auction Conducted By:


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