Hagen History Center to host auction featuring plenty of antiques

Ron Leonardi
 
| Erie Times-News

Oct. 15 could be a boon for Erie-region antiquers and relic hunters. 

More than 600 Hagen History Center deaccessioned artifacts that fall outside of the Erie-based history center’s collection parameters can be purchased that day at a public auction at Ploss Auction, 234, W. Washington St., in Corry.  

The auction is scheduled for 3 p.m. Auction items include antique beds, chests of drawers, trunks, baby carriages, chairs, antique sewing machines, tables and many other large objects. 

“If people are interested in antiques, they will be thrilled with some of the pieces that will be there,” Hagen History Center Curator Becky Weiser said. “They definitely should participate in the auction. There are a lot of nice things we have no strong connection to here, but would definitely appeal to the population.”

Weiser, staff and volunteers have spent the past three years organizing, sorting and doing inventory

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