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121 Years Antiques Edith Lessie Estate at 1898 Fogli Hotel LIVE Auction-PRIMITIVES

Dates & Times (US/Central)

In-person:
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 10:00 am - not stated

Sale Address

Thayer, IN 46318
Full address will be shown on Mon, Sep 24 at 12:00AM.
  • Terms & Conditions

    TERMS: CASH, good Indiana check w/full photo ID, credit cards w/3% additional process fee ( IF connection allows at this location). Out-of state checks must be pre-approved by calling the Auctioneer at 219-763-3741 by Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Full payment & removal on auction day. All items Sold "As Is, Where Is" no warranties or guarantees, you must rely on your own personal inspection. Not responsible for accidents, injury or items after "SOLD." You, the bidder, are responsible to secure your items you have bid on and won. Announcements made on Auction day take priority over previous publications or electronic communications.

    Don't flip cigarette butts on street, driveway or ground, only in proper receptacle. Please respect neighbors and not block driveways, mailboxes or pull off street onto their grass-allow wide street access for potential passage of any emergency vehicles.

  • Payment Methods

    Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, Debit, Money Orders

Sale Description

A Goodie Folks! Antiques original to historic 1898 Fogli Hotel plus Lifelong collection antiques, primitives, furniture, dolls & desirable smalls of Edith & Jack Lessie, active collectors since 1967.  True, blue, genuine antiques, More Photos-Photos to be continually added, Verbal legend claims Teddy Roosevelt once vacationed at Fogli. .

Absentee Bids Welcome ( submit with live telephone conversation by October 11 ) No Buyer's Premium

LIVE Bidding Auction, 10 am CST, Inspection/Preview 8:30 am CST

100+ Plus Antique Furniture circa 1870 to 1930's, in decent condition

This Estate Auction on-site at Fogli Hotel property, Very much worth your drive & time.

Benjamin Franklin paper bill 6 inches you see in photos is for size comparison only, isn't the price & 36 inch yardstick on floor rugs for size comparison too.

Don't flip cigarette butts on street, driveway or ground, only in proper receptacle. Please respect neighbors and not block driveways, mailboxes or pull off street onto their grass-allow wide street access for potential passage of any emergency vehicles.

Plan to Spend the Day, a FULL Day's Auction, Food Service by Roselawn American Legion Post #238 Women's Auxiliary (good eats, all day), Indoor Auction under cover in large pole barn, but dress for weather, a distance to walk from street parking, but you'll be able to drive up close for temporary pick ups and loading, Restroom facility

Edith Lessie, age 93 Living Estate, husband Jack Lessie Estate, Jack owned J & J Neon Signs in Hammond, Mrs. Lessie is a charter member & active in several Quilting Guilds They are the 2nd owners of Historic Fogli Hotel, living here since `1967. 

Food Service by Roselawn American Legion Post #238 Women's Auxiliary (good eats, all day), Indoor Auction under cover in large pole barn, but dress for weather, a distance to walk from street parking, but you'll be able to drive up close for temporary pick ups and loading, Restroom facility

Auctioneer's Note:  Diana Cook & all staff are excited about items in this estate! It deserves to be said again, it's - a- Goodie!

Fogli Hotel & Resort history - only owned by 2 couples since 1898,  Benjamin & Mary Fogli and Edith & Jack Lessie who purchased in 1967 for private residence. In late 1800's through 1930's the banks of Kankakee River in Thayer/Shelby was a sportsman's paradise, attracting wealthy guests all over the U.S. & foreign countries. Access just was walking steps via a Monon Railroad stop. Foglis' originally came from Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood. As a 12-guest room hotel, Fogli was known as a family resting place & delicious food fried chicken with dining seats for 85 diners. On  property too was a club house (tavern), ice house & horse livery stable, all since dismantled. Verbal legend claims Teddy Roosevelt vacationed at Fogli Hotel. Fogli is a designated site by Newton County Historical Society. Blue sign in photos highlights its importance, sign isn't  up for Auction. Real estate, home & pole barn are For Sale by direct private sale. YouTube Fogli Hotel for arial views & inside rooms of this 4,480 square foot residence.

Auctions, Estates & Appraisals by Diana Cook offers:

  * Auction Management   * Business & Commercial Equipment Auctions & Appraisals   * Estate (Tag) Sale Management   * Home & Estate Clean Outs & Cash Buy Outs *   * Paying Cash for Antiques Today *   * Written Appraisal Reports for: *                    -- Estate Taxes                    -- Insurance Replacement Needs                    -- Moving Insurance                    -- Family/Heir Division Values                    -- Donation Value                    -- Divorce Settlement                    -- Bankruptcy

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