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Auctioneer Riverbend Auctions 304-445-2897
Auction Date Jun 30 Auction
55 Lobelia Road
Hillsboro, WV
Time 11:02AM
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The Hillsboro WV Auction event of 2018!

ESTATE AUCTION of Priscilla Sheets

11:02 am June 30th, Saturday

Hillsboro, WV

55 Lobelia Road, across from the Presbyterian Church

ONSITE and Under the big tent, dress for the weather and make plans to join us!

Lead Auctioneer and Realtor Randy S. ”Riverbend” Burdette of Foxfire Realty along with Barbara Blake and Blake Auction Co. are pleased to be selected to conduct this Outstanding onsite estate auction for the estate representative of the late Priscilla Sheets. This auction is packed with contents from an unpicked 2 story home, plus 2 outbuildings! Many great items will be discovered as we prepare for this amazing auction event!

Inspection: 2 hours prior to auction. Bring your lawn chair

Real Estate (Selling first on sale day) – Beautiful early 1900’s 2 story home located right in the historic village of Hillsboro, WV. The property is located just right off of US Route 219 at 55 Lobelia Road. The home has many updates including windows and a recent Generac 22 kw backup generator. The home features 3 bedrooms, full bath, large kitchen, dining room, living room and front parlor. A beautiful walnut staircase leads to the spacious 3 bedrooms upstairs. Many of the doors still have the original grain painting and some closet doors are walnut. Total sq. ft. of approx. 1880. The home conveys with 2 lots of approx. 0.57 acre and includes a large spacious back yard with mature landscaping and 2 separate outbuildings.

This property can be researched in the records of the Pocahontas County Clerk’s office in Deed Book 113, page 157 and

Deed Book 167, page 269,

Hillsboro Corp. tax district 5, Map 1, parcels 30 and 31.1 –

2018 property taxes $99.27

Location (long, lat):

(-80.213942, 38.135704)

Location (UTM 17N):

(568887, 4221163)

Elevation: About 2295 ft

To find more great properties in the Foxfire Realty listings please visit our realty website



Stoneware: Scarce T.R. Waddell, VA derby shaped bowl (Allegheny Co. VA) – Brown Brothers, Huntington Long Island jug – A.P. Donaghho jar – Marked 2-gallon brown slip crock – feathered VA style jar - Stenciled 1.1/2 crock – Old crock spittoon – Rockingham type water pitcher –Viterous stone bottle J. Bourne and Son, patentees Denby Pottery near Derby P. & J Arnold London England pour spout bottle – jar that appears to have faint red manganese -  Wide assortment of other crockery pieces including jugs, crocks mixing bowls, etc.

Furniture: Outstanding very large early wooden pegged handmade cherry mule blanket chest – Beautiful early wooden pegged cherry plantation desk – Really neat early double sided portable desk with fine dovetailed drawer – early cherry one drawer stand table – beautiful walnut Victorian double glass door bookcase with lower drawer - assorted early homemade stand tables - Old wooden and cast iron long school bench – Golden oak era square dining room table – Set of golden oak era spindle back dining room chairs – Old homemade oak matching sideboard and china cabinet – possum belly bakers cabinet base – assorted early handmade chairs with split bottom seats – old hall mirror with hooks – cast iron sewing machine base with marble top with backsplash – golden oak era washstand with towel bar – golden oak era dresser with mirrors – early homemade cherry/walnut bed – old hump top trunks – walnut document box – early dovetailed document chest -  golden oak era rocking chairs - Eastlake walnut settee – marble top end table with rose carved pull – country store type small size oak and glass display cabinet – walnut drop center chest – poor man’s washstand – recliner chair – golden oak era lamp table – early day bed – nice art deco era small size federal style sideboard – Victorian curved arms rocking chair with cane back – Victorian era bamboo cane/umbrella rack – Contemporary single glass door china cabinet with lower drawer – walnut Victorian cane back and seat sewing rocker – primitive homemade porch rocking chair – golden oak era drop front ladies desk – walnut Victorian dresser with glove boxes and mirror – treadle sewing machine in golden oak cabinet and cast iron base – Eastlake style bed – early cherry dovetailed blanket chest – neat Hoosier? type kitchen dropleaf table center with drawer in center – walnut tapered leg pegged stand table – plus more

Glassware : Outstanding Tiffany gold iridescent ruffled bowl and underplate, both signed L.C.T. – Old butterfly and berry marigold carnival glass berry set – Assorted patterns and colors depression glass – Assorted colors of Akro Agate glassware – Assorted patterns of EAPG  - Assorted transferware china pieces – custard glass – Greentown type chocolate pieces – milk glass – milk glass hen/kittens on nests – all kinds of Victorian era art glass – old perfume bottles – ironstone wash bowl and pitcher – Painters occupational shaving mug – other shaving mugs – ironstone milk pitcher – Victorian milk glass covered syrup pitcher – very early blue transfer covered sugar bowl – Victorian era condiment set – Silvercrest handled basket – old transferware plates, etc. – Fenton – old majolica pieces – outstanding JIP art glass vase – doll china set pieces – satin glass – nice Victorian era glass shakers – ruby red – White House Vinegar apple bottle – glass train candy – plus more

Primitives and collectibles : Signed Pearl S. Buck The Story Bible with cancelled postage first day stamp (June 25, 1983) - Lithograph metal wall match holder from Bell and Campbell General Hardware store, Lewisburg, W.Va. - Assorted old quilts – red white and blue wool coverlet – wooden and glass butter printers – homemade Masonic G wooden pole lamp - outstanding mid-size buttock egg basket with old blue paint – super assorted of various early handmade baskets of all sizes, some very large – Nice assortment of old toys including Hercules pressed steel wind up ferris wheel, windups, pull elephant, plus numerous other boys and girls toys  – Lots of old doll babies of many different sizes and ages – metal Pocahontas County banks metal thermometers – Victorian ear kitchen clocks – old steeple clock, and a miniature steeple clock – nice doll size 3 piece grey enamelware kettle set – assorted old ironware pieces – oil lamps – kitchen collectibles – bread board -early pewter pieces -civil war era photographs – binoculars – cast iron tea kettle – shadow box frames and prints – Christie type postcards, series of 6 in frame – early candle molds – GWTW style lamp – early wrought iron Bettie lamp – assorted Railroad lanterns – old carriage lanterns – wall bracket oil lamp – assorted black memorabilia items – yellow 50’s era kitchen step stool – iron pole lamp – contemporary teddy bears – assorted old soda and also larger bottles – old brass candy bucket – small round wooden stave – stereoscope viewer – barn lanterns – wooden dough bowl – copperware serving pieces – cast iron gypsy type handled pot – flat irons – brass dipper – early pewter ½ pint mug – push up candle lamps – child’s size wooden rake – contemporary doll size cast iron cookstove – brass scales – skaters lamp – old stirrups – primitive walking stick – wooden canes – assorted books and paperbacks – Christmas village type buildings – gold gilt wall frame with color tavern scene print – folk art homemade wooden doll figure – really neat doll size wooden wheelbarrow with iron wheel with green paint and stenciled “Welcome” - really cute wooden doll size wagon with iron wheels , stenciled “Express” - old board games – numerous old advertising tins – wooden butter spoons – R.A. Patterson, Richmond VA “Seal” cut plug tobacco lunchbox type tin – Cinco Tobacco lunchbox type tin- old Electro-Static pyroxoloid brush in the original box  - miniature oil lamps – Raggedy Ann doll in org. box – doll furniture – Mountaineer Lady, Hatfield, McCoy decanters – nice condition 1940’s Coca Cola girl skating serving tray – cedar jewelry chest – meat cleaver – cookie jars – enamelware – brass washboard – maple sugar mold with horse, etc.- old cook books – nice old wooden kitchen counter top chest – lithograph metal child’s washtub and scrub board – aluminum canister set – Art Noveau style figural dressing mirror – child’s size alum. teapot with wooden handle - Embossed Buffola Lithum water bottle - 1981 Pocahontas County History book - old Valentine cards - plus more!

For more information on the real estate, contact Randy “Riverbend” Burdette, CAI  #927  Call or text 304-667-2897.

Contact Barbara Blake, CAI  1464       


Terms: Personal Property, A 10% buyer’s premium is in effect and will be added to the final bid price. All items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS and it is the buyers responsibility to inspect items prior to bidding. Payment accepted includes cash, pre-approved checks with ID . Sole and exclusive venue shall be Greenbrier County WV. Announcements made from the auction block supersede all previous statements.

Blake Auction and Appraisal

 Randy S. "Riverbend"  Burdette, CAI#927

Barbara Blake, CAI #1464,2901  

  Bill Archer, #1869       Steve Johnston, #1816


Richard Grist Broker/Auctioneer 1751/Forester

1029 Washington East Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901

Lewisburg office phone 304.645.7674


Randy S. Burdette, CAI 927 Lead Auctioneer/ Realtor

304-667-2897 Cell, call or text



Real Estate Terms : (Complete terms to be in the Property Information Package)

  • There is a 10% buyer’s premium to be added to the final bid price of the real estate and shall become part of the total contract price.
  • The property is being offered subject to HIGHLY MOTIVATED Seller confirmation.  If needed the estate representative reserves a 5 business day period to review all offers from the auction.
  •  Sold AS, IS, WHERE IS. Closing within 30-45 days.
  • The property will convey by the existing legal description and shall be sold by the existing boundary.
  • NO PERSONAL PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD. Any personal property that remains after closing of the deed shall become the new owners sole responsibility to dispose of at their cost.
  • A successful purchaser will be required to enter into a non-contingent purchase contract. The sale is not contingent upon appraisal, inspections, financing, etc.  Should the purchaser withdraw from the transaction prior to closing, the purchaser shall forfeit all moneys deposited. Closing to occur in 30-45 days or sooner; time is of the essence.
  • Real estate taxes and other apportion able items (if any) will be prorated at settlement. The Purchaser is responsible for ALL CLOSING COSTS regardless of the local custom including but not limited to; deed preparation, document recording tax stamps, recording costs, taxes, fees, attorney fees/closing agent, inspections, survey and closing expenses shall be paid by the Purchaser.
  • Deposit for the property will be $2600.00.  All deposit money is due in full on or before the day of the auction by verifiable funds; cash, certified funds, or cashier’s check or approved check. The deposit is nonrefundable upon default of the purchaser.
  • The property is being sold “as is, where is” without any warranty or guarantee, except for a marketable title shall be furnished.
  • All announcements from the auction block will supersede all previously published or written material. This auction is being audio recorded. 
  • The auctioneer will accept normal increases in the bid price. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid increment that is not in the best interest of the seller.
  • Foxfire Realty and Sellers have gathered this information and believe it to be correct to the best of our knowledge. However, we strongly recommend that you inspect the property prior to bidding to determine the accuracy of statements made in promotional materials.

June 13th, 2018 4:06 pm


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Auctioneer License Information: WV 927, VA 1797, PA AU005390, KY RP 7214, OH 2004000120

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