Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Willis & Martha Herr Public Auction

Willis & Martha Herr Public Auction

Location: 690 Central Manor Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 (Manor Township-Lancaster County)

*Abner Zook 3-D Painting* Hattie K. Brunner Paintings*

*Restored Farmall H Tractor*Horse Drawn Carriages & Wooden Sleigh*

*Barn Related Antiques*Sterling Silver*


Saturday, October 20, 2018 

Starting Time: 8:00 AM (With Box Lots & Row Items)

Approx. 11:00 AM:  Sterling Silver & Coverlets

Approx. 12:00 Noon: Abner Zook 3-D Painting, Hattie K. Brunner Paintings, Tractor, Carriage & Sleigh


(Inspection Auction Day Only 7:00 AM)

Note:  Selling w/ Two Auctioneers!



Abner Zook 3-D Painting – 26″ x 51″ Overall Size (Mixed Media Diorama Depicting Lancaster Square Circa 1742 Old Court House & Market w/ Removable Center Piece – Signed Lower Right Abner Zook Womelsdorf, PA – April 1992) – Pennsylvania Amish Artist, 1921-2010 – Identical Twin To Aaron Zook)


1977 Hattie K. Brunner “Summer Scene w/ Horse & Buggy Ready To Cross Over Covered Bridge” Painting

Hattie K. Brunner “Homestead Snow Scene w/ Black Horse Pulling Sleigh w/ People Riding” Painting


McCormick Farmall H Farm Tractor (Restored) SN# FBH 180049×3  – This Tractor Has Been In the Herr Family Since Willis’s Father Purchased It New At Kauffman Bros. Farm Equipment In Mountville, PA 



Restored Two-Seat Wooden High Wheel Cut Undercarriage w/ Shaft – Button & Tuck Leather Seats – Pin Striping


Wooden High Wheel Wicker Breaking Cart


Early Wooden Poland Curve Front Sleigh w/ Heart Cut-Outs – Wrought Iron Hand Works 






Equipment/Tools: Snow Blower, Light Lift No.#1 Hand Pump, Wooden Express Wagon, Wooden Seesaw, 16′ Gaffing Hook, Primitive Wooden Hose Reel, Horse Related Items (Single & Double Trees, Hames), Galvanized Tub, Primitive Farm Hand Tools, Long Handled Garden Tools, Hardware, Skid Asphalt Shingles, Rolls of Wooden Snow Fence, Enamel Cast Iron Stove, Galvanized Shenandoah Chicken Feeder, Iron Implement Seats, Metal Grass Seeder, Various Hand Tools, Wooden Wheelbarrow, Draw Knife, Many Other Items







Artwork/Paintings: John D. Gish 1825 Hand Drawn Bird Fraktur, Hermansader Prints, Delores Hackenberger Snow Farm Scene Painting, Belmont School 10/200 Erma K. Wenger Print, Oval Reverse Painting On Glass Windmill Scene, Painting On Slate Farm Scenes, Various Prints & Pictures
























Antiques/Personal Property: Large Cast Iron Dinner Bell, Victorian Hanging Lamp w/ Glass Prisms, Metal Ammo Boxes, Wool Army Shirts & Pants, Bee Smokers, Brass Hanging Lamp, Early Projector w/ Glass Slides, Glass Jug, Silk Curtains, Embossed Pint Milk Bottle “Safe For Children To Drink”, Tin Mask, Wooden Canes, Pull String Beaded Purse, Tin Coffee Pot, Table Top Coffee Grinder, Cast Metal Christmas Tree Stand, Service In The World War Picture, Wooden Board Game, Hunting Vest w/ Cloth Remington Patches, Leather Bible Story Teaching Kit, China Dinner Set, Wooden Pulley, Various Wooden Dress Stretchers, Adjustable Mannequin, Wooden Bird Houses, Frosted Lamp Shades, John M. Lynd’s Circus Wagon 6-Pc. Set, Slant Top Trunk, Wooden Mayflower Shipping Container, Pink & Yellow Depression Glass (Plates, Bowls, Sugar & Creamer), Various Wooden Cigar Molds, Presses & Boxes, Wooden & Tin Measures, Stoneware Water Cooler, Glass Medicine Bottles, Copper Wash Boiler, Child’s Metal Horse, Rotary Dial Telephone, Glass Bottles, Brass Sleigh Bells, Lots of Boxes of Books, Copper Caramel Corn Kettle, Agate Pan, Leaded Glass Shade Table Lamp, Stoneware Cowden & Son Crock, Wooden Marble Roller, Large Lustre Pitcher, Red R. S. Prussia Footed Satin Lidded Bowl, Noritake China Condiment Pieces, Wooden Handle Forks & Knives, Hanging Glass Chandelier w/ Prisms (From Intercourse Hotel), Brilliant Cut Pin Wheel Cut Glass Bowls & Dishes, Ironstone Transfer Ware Platter, Pewter Shakers, Set of Armetale Plates, Oak Shelf Clock, China Mantle Clock, Rayo Nickel Table Lamps w/Milk Glass Shades, B & G Collector Plates, Toy International Farm Tractor w/ Loader, Brass Dipper, Wrought Iron Ladles, Victoria Austria Plates, Stereo View Master, Japan Tea Set, Candlewick Glass (Plates, Cups & Saucers), Pressed & Lead Glass (Sherbets, Sugar & Creamers, Plates), Hand Painted Nippon Serving Set, Wedgwood (Salt & Pepper Shakers, Plates, Covered Piece), Heisey Glass (Pitcher, Relish Dishes), Etched Glass (Sherbets & Tumblers), Crucifix Last Rites Kit, Ladies Evening Gowns, Leather Vests, Oval Braided Rugs, Gold Gilt Mirror, Ogee Mirrors, Traveling Salesman Cart, Wooden Egg Carrying Crate, Wire Egg Baskets, Bushel Baskets, Approx. Twelve (12) Ornate Wrought Iron Stairwell Railings, Three (3) Wooden High Wagon Wheels, Many Other Items  


Sterling Silver:  Alvin Sterling Silver Chateau Rose Pattern Flatware Set – Service for Twelve (12), Sterling Compotes, Salt Shakers, Candlesticks & Candlelabras






Coverlets/Quilts/Etc.: Multi-Color Jacob Shalk In Lebanon 1834 S. Sechrist Two-Part Coverlet, Multi-Color Bird & Floral Two-Part Coverlet, Wm. Ney Myerstown Lebanon County PA Floral Two-Part Coverlet, Red & Blue Two-Part Coverlet, Crazy Patch Quilt, Quilted Double Wedding Ring Wall Hangings, Multi-Color 1834 Jacob Andrews Manor Township Two-Part Coverlet, Geometric Design Germany Coverlet, Framed ABC Martha Southwick Dublin Aged 13 1836 Sampler

Paper Goods: Comic Books (Classics Illustrated, Gene Autry, Hulk, X-Men), Magazines (Ladies Home Journal, Jackie O, Family Fall-Out Shelter, Harper’s Bazaar, 1909-1973 Farmers Almanac)



















Furniture: Extremely Fine Ornate Victorian Burl Walnut Butler’s Desk w/ Fitted Curly Maple Interior & Ornate Gallery, Mahogany Corner Cabinet (Possibly Slaugh – Lancaster PA) Two Six (6) Pane Doors, Mirror Back Over Two (2) Lower Panel Doors & Broken Arch Scroll w/ Turned Finials, Set of Eight (8) Side Chairs & One Extra Armchair Chippendale Pierced Slat Back Dining Room Chairs, Fitted Mahogany Bar Room Interior w/ Brass Rails, Curved Bar, Walls of Glass Windows & Square Columns (Removed From Main Line Philadelphia), 2-Pc. Oak Bookcase Slant Front Desk, Thomasville Cherry Chest-On-Chest, Two (2) Four Poster Beds w/ Turned Finials, Wooden Primitive Hanging Two-Door Raised Panel Cupboard, Victorian Bookcase Slant Front Desk, Wooden Two-Door Cupboard Base, Approx. Two-Hundred (200) Heywood Wakefield Theater Chairs (Removed From Coughlin High School-Wilkes Barre 1917-2017), Child’s Softwood Dovetailed Cradles, Wooden Church Pew, Spinet Piano, Tripod Tilt-Top Candle Stand, Wooden Chests, Walnut Victorian Slant Lid Desk, Empire Fall-Front Desk, Modern Pine Hutch, Octagon Game Table, Various Chairs & Rockers, Mahogany Slant Front Desk, Cane & Spindle Back Rockers, 3/4 Bed, Mahogany Lyre Wall Table, Several Paint Decorated Plank Seat Chairs, Wooden Foot Stool, Child’s Wooden Crib, Oak Hanging Medicine Cabinet, Walnut Extension Table, Cast Iron Parlor Stove, Wooden Porch Benches, Maple Bird’s Eye Single Bed, Victorian Poster Bed, Victorian Table, Walnut Circular Carved Elephant w/ Tusks Table, Leather Recliner & Arm Chair w/ Queen Anne Feet, Child’s Drop Leaf Table, Oak Washstand, Pr. Bird Cage Windsor Chairs, Rush Seat Foot Stool, Paint Decorated Fiddle-Back Plank Seat Rocker  (I.P. Reese – Founder of Reese Padlock Co.), Refinished Barn Feed Chest, Upholstered Arm Chairs & Rocker, Wooden Grandfather’s Rocker By George’s Woodcraft – Maytown, Paint Decorated Half Spindle Plank Seat Settee, Leaded Glass Oak Bookcase Slant Front Desk, Softwood Dry Sink w/ Two-Drawer Gallery, Oak Foot Stool Table, Child’s High Chair, Child’s Softwood Dovetailed Chest w/ Turned Feet, Paint Decorated Grandfather’s Rocker (Previously Owned By Christian Hess Herr), Wooden Kitchen Stool, Mahogany Low-Boy Cedar Chest w/ Queen Anne Feet, Victorian Square Marble Top Table, Victorian Gentleman’s & Side Chairs, Frosted Shade Floor Lamp, Upholstered Sofas, Modern Grandmother’s Tall Case Clock w/ Broken Arch Scroll Board & Turned Finial, Ornate Victorian 3/4 Size Four-Poster Bed, Oak Taboret Tables, Softwood Dovetailed Blanket Chest w/ Bracket Feet & Till, Janome New Home Electric Sewing Machine (New-Never Used), Walnut Victorian Washstand w/ Wooden Leaf Pulls, Spindle Hoop Back Rocker, Cherry Canon Ball Queen Bed, Hanging Oak Mirror Medicine Cabinet, Victorian Table, Three Drawer Chest-Of-Drawers w/ Ornate Oval Victorian Mirror, Victorian Marble Top Dresser w/ Wood Leaf Pulls, Paint Decorated Half Spindle Rocker, Dome Slat Top Trunk, Oak Bookcase w/ Alligator Finish

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

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Willis & Martha Herr


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