Appeal No. 1107 October Term, 1979, from the Order of the Court of Common Pleas, Civil Trial Division, Philadelphia County, June Term, 1973 No. 4876, DiBona, Judge.
Harold B. Marcus, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Mark Mendel, Philadelphia, for Tarnef, appellee.
Walter J. Timby, Jr., Philadelphia, for Eugenia, appellee.
McEwen, Montemuro and Shertz,*fn* JJ.
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This is an appeal from an order denying a motion for new trial and judgment n.o.v. In light of the fact that the order
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has not been reduced to judgment and docketed,*fn1 we cannot consider the merits of appellant's contentions. "An order denying a motion for a new trial . . . does not constitute an appealable order." Pa.R.A.P. 301(c). Therefore, this appeal is premature and must be quashed. Slagter v. Mix, 441 Pa. 272, 272 A.2d 885 (1971); Richard v. Chester Extended Care Center, 287 Pa. Super. 289, 430 A.2d 290 (1981); Brogley v. Chambersburg Engineering Co., 283 Pa. Super. 562, 424 A.2d 952 (1981).
Shertz, J., did not participate in the consideration or ...