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617 North 19th Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102

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Absolute Auction
Restaurant & Bar Equipment
Complete liquidation - wall-to-wall!

Saturday September 12, 9:00 am

An old favorite of Allentown, loved by generations and furnished with memorabilia, and items of Valley history, The Shanty Restaurant has a new owner and is getting refurbished.

While some choice nostalgia will not be auctioned, Macarro Auction Company is proud to offer most of the contents and a piece of Shanty Restaurant history.

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Kitchen and bar equipment to be sold promptly at 9:00am.

New Additions: Copper fire extinguishers, copper kettle, old sled, old high chair, saw, numerous framed prints, beer tap system, large selection of kitchen items

Nostalgia (starting at 10:00): Large selection of signs, large variety of lights, including two platform lights, stained glass architectural arch, doors, large selection of prints and many of the unique and unusual items that made the Shanty memorable..

Winekeeper: High end residential or commercial wine storage cabinet. Wood exterior and quality commercial hardware. This unique cabinets features an over-sized cooling units with an operational range of 52° - 62°, tempered, argon-filled, insulated glass doors and magnetic door gaskets, to provide maximum reliability with a minimum of operating costs. This model is 2 bottle deep and holds approximately 360 bottles. Click here for Winekeeper website

Bar Equipment & Related Items: 30’ horseshoe bar with wooden canopy (sold in whole or by parts), brass top - 6 beer tap systems, bar stools, additional 6 tab system, Migali sliding 2 door cooler, Jackson glass washer with rinse sink & load tray, ice chest, 2 Perlick sinks, Perlick under counter refrigerator, 15 padded bar stools.

Kitchen Equipment: Blodgett gas pizza oven, Hobart mixer, Victory 2 dr. freezer, Blickman warmer, Cres-Cor heat cabinet, 3 Bally coolers-1 with freezer, Garland 14 burner gas stove (2 sect.), 16’ stainless hood (2-8 sect.) with Ansol, 24’ stainless hood with Ansol, Keating electric deep fryer, gas fryer, 2 Manitowac ice makers, Eco-lab dishwasher, 10’ salad bar, 4’ gas Charbroiler, 2-9 burner gas stoves, (counter top units), 3 well gas heat table, ice cream chest, 2-10’x4’ stainless work tables, utensils, shelving, pots, pans, selection of supplies, food & kitchen items, and much, much more.

Refrigeration, Freezer & Air Conditioning Removal Instructions

Tables & Chairs: Numerous and nice selection of round, square and high tables, padded chairs, stools etc.

Selection of desks, computer, and office equipment

Equipment removal & pick-up times will be the day of the sale and Sunday September 13 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Announcements the day of the sale,
take precedence over all printed material.



617 North 19th Street Allentown, PA