Real Estate & Personal Property


Began: 04/28/18 at 10:00 AM EDT
Location: 181 S. High S., LaRue, OH 43332

Located: 181 S. High Street. (SR 37) LaRue, Ohio 43332

Mr. & Mrs. McMahan have moved to Kingston. Gene is a WWII vet and longtime town barber. Skeet operated a beauty shop in town and both were former owners of the old Knotty Pine Restaurant. This is a very clean auction from start to finish.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting with small antiques & housewares on tables. Real Estate sells at 12:30 followed by appliances.

REAL ESTATE (SELLS @ 12:30): Very nice 1½ story residence (1148 sq. ft.) with cedar shake siding and Permastone front. Containing 3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen w/breakfast nook and updated kitchen cabinets, full bath, lg. walk up attic, finished basement with living room, den, utility room, gas fireplace. Home has 2017 gas furnace & central air cond. 2015 hot water heater, plus newer windows, city water & well, side porch and newer concrete walk leading to detached  1989 20’ x 20’ enclosed patio room and 24’ x 22’ 2 stall garage. Situated on approx. 66’ x 155’ city lot. Taxes are $874.38 per year based on homestead. Terms: $3,500 down (non-refundable) with balance due in 45 days. Taxes prorated to closing. To view please call office.

PIANO-APPLIANCES-HOUSEHOLD: Wurlitzer mahog. piano (nice); Whirlpool 20.9 and 13 cu. refrigerators; Whirlpool small chest freezer; Whirlpool washer & dryer; Whirlpool elect. range; sm. bar refrig.; Ethan Allen maple kitchen table, 6 chairs, china hutch, leafs & server (nice); oak curio cabinet; Tell City 6’long drop leaf dining table; oak coffie/end tables; flatscreen TV stand; 5 pc. white French Prov. full size bedroom suite; Ethan Allen Cape Cod rocker; ; maple tea cart; 2 pc. living room suite; Fireless flame elect. fireplace w/remote; Nichols  & Stone General Sylvanus Thayer rocker; (2) matching recliners; single bed; exercise bike; console sewing machine; card table set; (2) sweepers; computer desk; port. sewing machine and supplies; poker card table top; dresser; occ. chairs; 2 pc. porch glider & chair; lighted grapevine trees; luggage; lg. braided oval rug; approx. (60) outdoor theme yard flags; kitchen items; pots, pans, dishes, etc.

HANDICAP RAMP (SELLS AFTER REAL ESTATE): approx. 49’ treated wood 3 turn wheelchair ramp (buyer to remove.)

1950’S TOYS-CHILDRENS ITEMS: Marx Livestock Transport w/cow voice crank; Wyandot shovel on wheels; Wyandot semi w/side dump box; Lumar Army Transport truck; Wyandot Fire Truck (as-is); Hutch football outfit in orig. box; Hopalong Cassidy lunch box; Ford Station wagon car; JD manure spreader; rubber Oldsmobile car; Tootsie toys; Steve Canyon helmet; misc. toys; 6 pc. Mickey Mouse china set; baby crib; Flexible Flyer sled; Rand McNally 12” Terrestrial world globe; Hopalong Cassidy mug, plate & bowl; (7) Beanie Babies w/cases; etc.

VINTAGE RANGE-ANTIQUES-ROSEVILLE-COLLECTIBLES: 1950’S Philco 40” (Robin Egg Blue) elect. range w/auto timer (very nice); 6’ mahog. corner china cupboard; 5 drw. serpentine front chest; (2) cedar chests; spool bed; (2) pantries; jardinere; Roseville Mock Orange 954-7” planters & 916-6” ewer; Shirley Temple creamer; Hull vase; super 1950’s yellow chrome pedestal rest. table w/4 chairs (from old Knotty Pine Rest.); Roseville 1162-2” candleholders; Roseville bookends; costume jewelry; 2 crocks; (2) picnic baskets; sev. other baskets; (3) fur coats; porcelain tipped wall hat rack; beetle boot jack; 78 records; (2) c.i. skillets; 1960’s Mikasa Ever Fresh Strawberry china; handpainted china; stoneware; dep. glass; lap desk; Dobbs men’s hat w/box; (2) ladies hat boxes; Napco April & May angels; (10) pcs. of milkglass; silverplate; Pyrex mixing bowl set; 31 pcs. of Pfaltzgraff “Village” china w/serving pcs.; carnival glass bowl; 2 pcs. of spiral railing; galv. water can; galv. tub; etc.

GARAGE: Crafts. front wheel drive mower (nice); 18’ alum. ext. ladders; Crafts. blower/vac; 9’ wood ladder; lawn seeder; wheel barrow; hand and garden tools; garden hose on reel; gas cans; misc. tools; etc

OWNERS: Harrison E. “Gene” & Cora “Skeet” McMahan 

P.O.A.: Paul McMahan


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins, Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins, Auctioneer


TERMS: Cash, Check, VISA/MasterCard w/driver’s license. 4% Buyer’s Premium waived for cash or check. Statements made day of auction take precedence over printed material. Food concessions available. .Join our free email list today!


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