Sold on Sep 30, 2016
Marysville Hardware Auction
Real Estate and Personal Property
Estate of John R. Righthouse Jr.
Saturday, May 9th @ 10AM EST (LIVE ON-SITE AUCTION)
10206 State Road 3
Marysville, Indiana 47141
Auction Preview- Sunday, May 3rd 1-3PM
The Logsdon Group and RE/MAX FIRST are privileged to offer at Auction the Real Estate, Inventory and Personal Property of the Estate of John R. Righthouse Jr.
Selling at Auction
Selling at Auction will be a Pre-Engineered Steel Building containing approximately 4,626 square feet known as the Marysville Hardware Store built in 1969, a 2-Story Single Family Residential Property built around 1900 with approximately 1,919 square feet with both buildings sitting on a 1.503 acres parcel. In addition to these properties we will be selling the entire store inventory and an amazing collection of approximately 400 personal antiques and items that date back to the opening of the original hardware store.
The property as stated includes a pre-engineered steel clear span building containing approximately 4,626 square feet constructed in 1969. The building consists of an open retail space that is finished and heated/cooled with a restroom. In addition the site is also improved with a two-story single family residence that is currently vacant. The residence was built around 1900 according to county assessment records and contains 1,919 square feet (+/-). This building is a frame structure with vinyl siding and metal roof on a concrete block foundation with crawl space. Both of these structures are being sold together and are located on a recently surveyed parcel of land containing 1.503 acres, according to the survey by Hart's Surveying & Engineering, LLC, dated July 21, 2014. The site is zoned B-2, Community and Roadside Business.
Complete Inventory of Hardware Store
The Complete inventory of items in the Hardware Store will be selling at Auction. . . This is going to be a huge auction and there are way too many items to list.
TOOLS - EQUIPMENT - PAINT - FIXTURES - ANCHORS - SCREWS - HAND TOOLS- LADDERS - FORKLIFT - GAS PUMPS/TANKS - FURNITURE - CLEANING SUPPLIES AND MUCH MUCH MORE!
We will be adding a partial list soon along with some photos so please check back!
Antiques and Collectibles True Value Die Cast Collectible Cars (1950 Ford Panel Truck, 1932 Ford Delivery Van, 1947 Dodge Pickup, 1955 Chevy Custom, 1955 Chevy Custom, 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster, 1939 Chevy Sedan Delivery, 1946 Dodge Power Wagon, 1933 Willy's Coupe, 1946 Dodge Power Wagon), Ezra Brooks Decanter '1873 Colt Peacemaker', 103rd Kentucky Derby 'KY Bourbon Bottle, Crown Royal Collectible with Bag, Old Brown/White Glass Bottle, Sioux City Tool & Die Kit, Rotary Dial Phone (Box 1), Jim Beam Eagle Decanter, Fire Dept. License Plate, (2) Cigar Boxes, Telegraph Machine, Gas Can, Die Cast Tractors (John Deere 4455, John Deere 8310T, Orange Metal Tractor), G.M. Gort Louisville, KY Bank (Old Man), Polaroid Camera, Metal Cups(MWA), Metal Sprayer, (2) Black Phones, Assorted Tins (2 Redman, 1 Tollhouse, Maxwell House and more), Yellowstone Tins, Mail Box Signs, Coca Cola Carrier and Bottles, Yard Sticks, Dyno Signmaker, Red Cash Register, Padlocks, Anvils, Car Air Horns, Westinghouse Iron, Westinghouse Coffee Pot, Lawn Seeder, Meat Grinder, (2) Eagle Oil Cans, Blow Torch, Mobil Oil Can, Walking Canes, Spark Plug Radio, Small Oil Cans, Brass Coleman Measuring Can, Small Ledgers, 3 Pair Old Eyeglasses, (11) Medium Sized Bottles made in Japan, (1) T Wrench and Misc. Wrenches, True Value 50th Anniversary Poster, Square and Wedge Tools, Draw Knife, Remington Typewriter and Case, (3) Additional Cigar Boxes, (2) B&O Railroad Locks and Keys, 1936-52 Pontiac Oil Pump Kit, Schick Injector Razor, Antique Trowel, Oil Spout and Spicket, Belknap Items, Hand Mixer, Potato Masher, Whisk, Wooden Stirrer, Knife Sharpener, Epson Salt Can, Glass Chimney, Flat Beaded Track Bits, Railroad Lantern, Wooden Chair, Egg Slicer, Heavy Metal Pulley, Credit Card Machine, Old Survey Tape, Brown Glass Whiskey Bottle, McCullough 2 Cycle Motor Oil, Big Boy Shoe Stand and Forms, Champion Spark Plug Box, Duck Cookie Jar, Copper Flower Pot, Wooden Rocker, Norelco Shaver, Copper Single Candle Holder, Blue/Green Tall Glass Bottle, Metal Drink Shaker, Coca Cola Tall Bottle, Liquid Wrench Can, (2) Knife Sharpeners, Small Antique Fire Extinguisher, Cracker Tin, Honda 1964 Generator, Stencil Brushes, Rubber Stamp and Letters, (2) Price Stampers, Louisville Tin and Louisville Stove Paper Clip, (2) Brass Tubes and Tip, Kingsize Bami Pricer, Brick Red Ceramic Cookie Jar, Dutch Girl Cookie Jar, (7) Large Antique Champion Sparkplugs, Edison Sparkplugs, Vintage Auto Lamps (Dilco, Westinghouse, Tung-Sol), Frosted Glass Angel, Brass Angel Candleholders, 3 Railroad Stakes (1927-1928), Dietz Acme Railroad Inspector Lamp, Handlan St. Louis Lantern (CBCST), Dietz Lantern No. 10 Little Wizard, Emerson Farm Manuel (1944 or 1946 Edition), 1978 Old Farmer's Almanac, 1964 Calendar Book, 1944 Gray's Historic Romance of Diamonds, June 6, 1946 Hardware Age Publication, 1944 1st Annual Edition of The Gun Digest, 1865 German Bible, 1872 German Bible, 1956 Day Book (Chester C. Weatherford Insurance Co.), Bob Allen's Shooter's Digest (Volume 1, 1956), (3) The Shooter's Bible (1949, 1956, 1953 Editions), The American Farm Pictorial (1951 by American Steel and Wire Company of New Jersey), 1863-1864 Ledger with 'G' on Front Cover, Outdoors Magazine (Sept. 1933) and MANY MORE ITEMS BEING ADDED DAILY!
THIS IS ONLY A SMALL PARTIAL LIST OF ITEMS THAT WILL BE SELLING!
History of Marysville Hardware
Marysville Hardware started in 1910 in an Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall (IOOF) owned building adjacent to the B&O Railroad in Marysville, Indiana. It was operated under the name of G.C. Bussey and Son. Sometime in the late 9120's or early 30's it was taken over by the son, Perry Bussey and became Bussey Hardware. Besides basic hardware for the farmers, items sold included burial coffins, John Deere and New Idea Farm Equipment, coal for heating, horse collars and it even had a barber shop in the back of the store. 'Gulf' Gasoline for automobiles was first added in 1921. Sometime in the early 1940's John Deere Equipment was dropped from the offerings.
In November, 1945, Robert Righthouse, who had married a daughter (Leone) of Perry Bussey, returned from World War II and bought into the business. It then became Marysville Hardware. Mr. Bussey continued in the business until he sold it in 1952 to Robert Righthouse. The business was operated by Robert and his wife Leone.
In the 1950's the business sold basic hardware, coal, gasoline, LP gas, building supplies, lawn and garden equipment and New Idea equipment. By the late 1960's coal, New Idea equipment and most building supplies had been dropped from their inventory.
In 1969 the store was moved to a new building at its present location.
In 1970 J.R. Righthouse, the son of Robert and Leone Righthouse, and his wife Sue returned to Marysville and bought into the family business. Robert Righthouse sold his share of the business to J.R. and Sue in the mid 1980's. In 1987 Marysville Hardware became a True Value Store. Up until the passing of J.R. Righthouse Jr. on February 28, 2014 the business sold basic hardware, plumbing, paint, lawn and garden equipment, including Gravely and Stihl products. Marysville Hardware was also an authorized service center for Gravely, Stihl, Briggs and Stratton, Tecumseh and several other mower and engine manufacturers.
Marysville Hardware has always been the friendly store where help was just around the corner!
Please mark your calendars and plan on attending this AUCTION and bid on a piece of history! You won't want to miss this Auction. . . We will be running 2 Auction Rings most of the day so bring along a friend! Food and Refreshments will be available ON-SITE at AUCTION!
Terms: Real Estate- 10% Buyer's Premium, $10,000 Non-Refundable Down Payment with Balance Due on Tuesday, June 9th 2015. Sold 'AS IS' and is not subject to financing, appraisals and/or inspections. Buyer may obtain inspections at their own expense. Buyer to verify restrictions.
Personal Property- 10% Buyer's Premium, Cash, Check and Credit Card Accepted. An additional 3% convenience fee will be added for Credit Card Purchases. All items sold 'As Is' with no warranties. The Logsdon Group and RE/MAX FIRST are not responsible for accidents.
Broker Participation is invited. Please contact Auctioneer for complete details and requirements.
Property is subject to prior sale.
Seller: Estate of J.R. Righthouse Jr.
The Logsdon Group and RE/MAX FIRST Shaun Logsdon, Certified Estate Specialist (AU10500147) Auctioneer-Assoc. Broker 502-657-9534 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thelogsdongroup.com
Auction performed in Cooperation with Reed Martin (502-741-1391) of RE/MAX FIRST