Witman Auctioneers Inc., of Manheim Pa., conducted a public auction on Jan. 21 at Encks Banquet and Conference Center in Manheim. There were 207 registered bidders.
Abner And Aaron Zook Artwork Sell At Witman Auctioneers Sale
The following were some of the items sold. A large Abner Zook three-dimensional diorama-style artwork dated 1983 brought $11,550, and an Aaron Zook piece dated 1987 sold for $3,300. The two were twins who grew up within the Amish community. Throughout the 1970s and 80s, both men produced hundreds of three-dimensional, diorama-style artworks, combining very finely executed painting and sculpture.
A Remington Model 14 35-500 sold for $550, and a Smith & Wesson five-shot revolver, $412. A German Luftwaffe helmet went for $660 and a German officers hat, $330. A 1970 Hess toy truck sold for $450; a Tonka livestock truck, $187; and another Tonka toy truck, $176.
To contact Witman Auctioneers Inc., call 717-665-5735.