Gathmann 6/12/21

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Pieces that are also on the sale that didn't make it before print: Jewelry (fine jewelry, costume, vintage); fur coat; old baby bassinet (great cond.); old tricycle with wood seat; egg scale; silver serving trays; many more quality items!

Public Auction

Real Estate • Personal Property 


Estate of Virgil & Alvena Gathmann


800 E. Southmoor

Manito, IL 61546


Saturday, June 12, 2021                                    10:00 am

Real estate: 800 E. Southmoor, Manito, IL - Immaculate 1,600 sq. ft. 3 bedroom 2.5 bath brick ranch with 1,600 sq. ft. finished basement, oversized 2 stall garage, central vacuum system, updated windows, HVAC system, and Amish cabinetry.  This home sits on a 1-acre lot in a quiet neighborhood close to Midwest Central schools.

Terms: 10% down day of the sale with balance due at closing.  Contact Palmer Auction Service for a private viewing.


*OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MAY 16TH 1:00 – 3:00*


Furniture: Twin bed set (2 beds 1 chest of drawers); 3 pc. double bed set (bed, chest of drawers, dresser w/mirror); 3 pc. double bed set (bed, chest of drawers, hutch desk); nightstands; dressers; China cabinet; Hobert M. Cable piano; entertainment centers; quilt rack; cedar chest; set of rocking recliners; (2) sofas; (2) loveseats; recliner; powerlift recliner; leather rocker recliner; Lay Z Boy rocker recliner; coffee table; wood children’s rocker; wood chairs; rockers; dining table & 6 upholstered chairs (with padded table cover); dining table w/6 leaves; 6 chairs; kitchen table & 4 chairs; rolltop desk, lamp tables; plant stands; bookshelves    


Household: Longaberger baskets; Kitchen Aid mixer; old Tupperware; Corning ware; egg plates; old cook books; coffee pots; baking utensils & pans; flour sifters; pots and pans; everyday silverware; everyday dishes; canister sets; meat slicer; cake holders; crock pots; food processors; blender; microwave; bedding; embroidered pillow cases; patch work quilts; knick-knacks; vacuums; costume jewelry; jewelry boxes; file cabinets; TV’s; clocks; pictures; electric fireplace; fans; wall projector; rugs; wood folding chairs; seasonal décor; large pressure cooker; cold packer; clothes drying rack; 50 pint dehumidifier; electric floor heater; luggage; board games; bathroom faucet set (modern & new in box); floor lamps; corner stand; singer sewing machine; Samsonite card table & chairs; canning jars; kids toys & books, ping pong table; treadmill; exercise bike


Appliances: Maytag refrigerator; 15.2 cu. Ft. Whirlpool upright freezer; Maytag Bravo XL washer & dryer (electric); Cornodo chest freezer


Antiques & collectibles: Dry sink cabinet; Ironstone China pitcher & bowl; nightstand; 1948 Havana tournament book; Havana pennant; wood alphabet blocks; wood salad bowl; secretary curio side by side; coffee grinder; milk bottles; fruit jars; Western Stoneware & other crocks; set of Encyclopedia Britannica; flat iron; antique apple peeler; Supertone guitar; advertising match books; Church plates (St. John’s, Bath – St. John’s Havana – St. Paul’s, Manito); Atlantic Washboard Co. glass washboard; train set; carnival canes; W.O. Kennedy Forest City, IL advertising tin sifter; marbles; postcard collection from early 1900’s


Outdoors & tools: Weber gas grill, Cub Cadet RZT zero turn mower, 50” deck, 81 hrs., 23 hp Kawasaki motor; push mower; 15 gal. portable electric air compressor; pressure washer; lawn chairs; shelving; garden tools; brooms; shovels; hedge trimmer; hand tools, tool boxes  



Auctioneers note:  Virgil & Alvena were longtime residents of the Manito area.  Virgil farmed in the area while Alvena was a homemaker raising their 3 children Janell, Craig, and Mardell.  This sale will have a large assortment of very clean, quality items.  Due to the large amount of merchandise, we will run 2 rings so please plan accordingly.  Real Estate will sell at 12:00 noon.




Kevin Palmer          Todd Petri          Randy Hoyland          Neal Shelabarger 




Lunch Available                                                                           Cash or Check only



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