Richard A. Olson
Richard A. Olson & Associates

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Richard A. Olson & Associates has bought and sold millions of dollars worth of farm machinery, real estate and personal property. Richard has been an auctioneer since 1968 and has sold numerous farms, equipment, livestock, antiques, household items, estates and business liquidations. He is a graduate of the Reppert School of Auctioneering. Erik, third generation auctioneer to attend Reppert School of Auctioneering, 65 years after his grandfather and 44 years after his father Richard.


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FUNDRAISER AUCTION
OPERATION ST. NICK
Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Clayton's Tap, 122 W Washington St, Morris, IL 60450

Please join us in support of Operation St. Nick and indirectly help children in our community with back to school supplies, bikes, Christmas presents, etc. Click on the image above for Event details on Facebook.


ANTIQUES FROM THE A.C. STEINER SHOP - PLAINFIELD, IL
ROYAL BAYREUTH COLLECTION - CADILLAC - ANTIQUE FURNITURE - GLASSWARE
Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 14934 S. Illinois St, Plainfield, IL 60544
Directions: From US Route 30 in Downtown Plainfield, head West on Lockport St 1 block to S Illinois St, then North 1 block to Auction. Parking available at the Library.

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Auction Notes: Antiques and Glass Collectibles will be held at auction for the former A.C. Steiner Dress Shop and their last owners, Dr. Robert & Jeanine Morris of Plainfield. Opening in 1880s as a General Store by Alfred T. Corbin, A.C. Steiner purchased the store in 1912 (eventually becoming a dress/bridal shop) and the family operated the business until 1987 when Dr. & Mrs. Robert Morris bought the business from Elsbeth Steiner Overman (A.C. Steiner’s daughter). This is an historic auction held on-site. Some of these items were used in the store and other items are from the Morris Estate. You MUST be present to bid, no online bidding available.

LARGE COLLECTION OF ROYAL BAYREUTH: (Devil & Cards, Tapestry, Animals, Figurals, Fruits & Vegetables)

GLASSWARE: Large Royal Bayreuth Collection; Satin Glass; Cut Glass; Carnival Glass; Fine Painted China Dishes (Fish/Fowl); Gone With The Wind Plate Set; Many Antique China & Glassware; Victorian China Figurines; Haviland China and more.

AUTO: 1996 Cadillac Seville STS, 4DR, 4.6L V8, 54000 Miles, White, Tan Interior, VIN#1G6KY5294TU800343.

ANTIQUES & MISC: 1800s Drinking Fountain from the Illinois State Capitol Building; National Cash Register, Brass (used in the store); National “Candy Store” Cash Register; Walnut Hall Tree w/mirror; Antique Wooden Glider Rocker; Upholstered Rocker; Wash Stand; Dry Sink; Fancy Bavarian Oak Tri-Fold Vanity Dresser w/5 oval beveled mirrors; Various Side Tables; Drop-leaf Oval Table; General Store 24” Glass Display Cabinet w/drawers & dividers; Oak Stool; Marble Top Tables & Dresser; 18x24” Oriental Drop-front Desk & Chair; Horse & Buggy Victorian Country Setting Picture & Frame; Wall Clock; Store Step Stool; 1800s Upholstered Chaise; 8-Drawer Spool Cabinet; 2-Drawer Oak Cabinet; Antique Childs Wooden Sleigh, orig paint; Kimball Pump Organ; Gas Parlor Lamps; Miniature Kerosene Lamps; Piano Lamp Sets, cut glass w/prisms; Bells; Indian Basket; Small Secretary Roll Top Desk; Colonial Grandfather Clock, newer; Large Eagle Claw Foot Table; Bridal Baskets; Cedar Chest; Various Chest of Drawers; Corner Etagere; Antique Canes; Mettlach Beer Steins & Others; Black Americana Memorabilia; Cast Iron Toys; Silverware; Childs Antique Potty; Mirrors; Stoneware; Antique Cabinet w/glass doors; Doll House w/miniature pieces; Duncan Phyfe Dining Table; Modern Upholstered Chairs & Sofa; China Cabinet; Coffee Table; Modern Kitchen Table/Chairs; Oval Glass Display Cabinet; Singer Sewing Machine/Cabinet; Wall Phone; Hall Tree Chair w/mirror; Wooden Ornate Fireplace Mantle; Tempus Fugit Grandfather Clock; Brass Spittoon; Large Metal Tea Box; Metal Floor Lamp; Trunk; Copper Boiler; Coal Bucket; Large Collection of Wicker Furniture, always kept indoors; Solid Brass Twin/Full Bed Frame, and MUCH, MUCH MORE!

Owner: Estate of Dr. & Mrs. Robert Morris

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK WITH PROPER ID ON DAY OF SALE. NOTHING REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED. ALL ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD AS IS WITH NO STATED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY. SALE DAY ANNOUNCEMENTS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER PRINTED MATERIAL. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ITEMS AFTER SOLD. NO BUYERS PREMIUM!


GRUNDY COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK AUCTION
GRUNDY COUNTY 4-H FAIR
Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Grundy County Fairgrounds, Morris, IL 60450

Pork Chop Bar-B-Que from 4:00 - 6:30 pm

Livestock Auction at 7:00 pm


KENDALL COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK AUCTION
KENDALL COUNTY 4-H FAIR
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 10826 IL-71, Yorkville, IL

Livestock Auction at 6:00 pm


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt 34 to Sandwich, IL to 3rd Stop Light (Latham St); then 5 miles North to Chicago Road; then West 1 mile. Watch for signs.

 

Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8am.

 

Lumber will begin at 10:30am.

 

Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.

 

Contact Greg Gavin for more info: 815-509-8018

 

Gavin Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6¼% Sales Tax must be applied.


PUBLIC AUCTION
TOOLS & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: 1421 Marigold Lane, Minooka, IL 60447
Directions: From I-80/Ridge Rd Exit in Minooka, head South on Ridge Rd 2 miles, then left onto Misty Creek Dr, take 2nd left onto Marigold Lane. Or, from US-6 & Ridge Rd in Minooka, head North on Ridge Rd 1 mile, then right onto Misty Creek Dr, take 2nd left onto Marigold Lane, follow signs to Auction.

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This will be a Thursday evening Auction consisting of
garage tools and clean household items.

HOUSEHOLD & MISC: Dining Room Table & Chairs, matching China Cabinet, nice; Oak Table & 4 Chairs; Oak End Tables; Coffee Table;  Knick-Knacks; Double Keyboard Organ; 4Pc Oak Computer Desk Set, very nice, see pics; Office Chair; Sewing Machine & Cabinet; Oak King Bedroom Frame/Headboard; Chest of Drawers; Dbl Bed; 1950s Cedar Chest; Blue Sofa & Chair; Pictures/Frames; 4 & 15 gal Crocks; Asst Jugs; Original “Rock’em Sock’em Robots” in box; Asst Christmas Décor; High Chair; Record Albums; Old Trophies; Antique Cistern Pump; Flat Screen Base Cabinet; Bose Speakers; Sony Trinitron TV; Lg Mitsubishi TV; Floor Speakers; Computer Equipment; Kenwood Stereo Equipment incl: Stereo Equalizer, KT-594 Tuner, KA-994 Amplifier, DP-R894 Multi Disc Player; GE Chest Freezer; Bow Flex XTL & Accessories; Weight Set; Bowling Balls; Wheel Chair; Xbox & Controllers; Card Table/Chairs; Golf Clubs/Bag; Beer Tapper; 100gal Aquarium; Coleman Gas Grill; Fire Pit; Metal Patio Set w/4 chairs & umbrella; Yakima Bike Carrier; Men’s Schwinn Bike; Asst Snow Skis.

TOOLS: Grizzly Model G1022 Heavy Duty Contractor 10” Table Saw; 3/4” Drive Socket Set; Open End Wrenches; Assorted Sockets; Milwaukee Sawzall; Power Drills; Cordless Tools; Sanders; Circular Saw; Drill Bits; Clamps; Craftsman Double Tool Chest; Levels; Kerosene Heater; Metal Tool Cabinet w/drawers; Alum Ext & Step Ladders; Ladder Stand; Flood Light; Misc Garage Items; Coleman Cooler; Craftsman Leaf Blower; Pruning Pole Saw; Craftsman Router & Table; Yardman 21” SnowBlower, 5.5HP 4cyl, Elec Start; Yardman 26” Self Propelled Mower.

Owner: Kim O'Neil

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK WITH PROPER ID ON DAY OF SALE. NOTHING REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED. ALL ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD AS IS WITH NO STATED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY. SALE DAY ANNOUNCEMENTS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER PRINTED MATERIAL. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ITEMS AFTER SOLD. NO BUYERS PREMIUM!


LARGE PUBLIC AUCTION
ANTIQUES – PRIMITIVES – COLLECTIBLES – TOOLS - GUNS
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 8755 W. Indian Trail Rd, Seneca, IL 61360
Directions: From the southside of the Illinois River Bridge in Seneca, IL, head East on Dupont Rd for 1 mile, take 1st right onto LaSalle Rd, go 1 mile to W. Indian Trail Rd, turn left and go ¼ mile to auction on the right. Or, from Morris, head South on IL-47 for 3 miles, then left onto Dupont Rd for 8¾ miles, then left onto Kinsman Rd for 1¼ miles, then right onto W. Indian Trail Rd for ¾ mile to auction. Watch for Parking Signs. Breakfast/Lunch/Restrooms Available.

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Antiques: Brass Blade Elec Fans; Several Lanterns; Antique Sled (German); (5) Crocks; Cast Iron Wash Stove; Victorian Style Pump Organ; Portable Pump Organ; Old 78 Records; Butcher Scales; Several Balances; Corn Sheller; Trunk; Framed Needlepoint Wood Ducks; (2) Brass Spittoons; (2) Pendulum Mantle Clocks; (2) Tunisian Bird Cages; (3) Pitcher & Bowl Sets; Hand-held Coffee Grinder; Milk Can; German Farm Toy Implements; Wrought Iron Dbl Bed; (7) French Tin Lined Copper Chaffing Pans; Brass Hanging Rack; German Baking Boards; Brass/Copper English Pump; Tea Sets; Copper Coffee Pots; Jugs; General Store Paper Cutter; Ornamental Baby Buggy; Ice Tongs; Wood Printer Blocks & Tray; 3 Old Fitzgerald Irish Whiskey Collectibles; British Pitchers; Stain Glass Windows; Oak Display Case; English Tudor Writing Desk, nice; German Schrank Armoir type; German Schrank 2 door (wall unit); Victorian Dresser w/mirror; Metal Baby Crib; Several Singer Sewing Machines, nice shape; Needlepoint Piano Stool; (2) Sm Caned Sewing Rockers; Caned Lincoln Rocker; Braceville, IL Town Hall Oak Fold.Chairs; Green Enamel Wringer Washer; Sears Wooden Wheel Chair; Hot Blast #77 Parlor Stove; Dudley 326 Black Wood Burning Stove.

Household & Misc: Several Music Boxes; (3) Berliner Dolls on Pedestals–made in East Germany; (2) Sandcast Cocker Spaniel Figurines; Capodimonte flowers; Jewelry; Misc Victorian Style Vases, Pictures, Etc; McCoy Memories Bowl; Glassware; Record players, 33/45 Records; Sm Kitchen Appliances; Recliner Chair; Rattan Chair; Coffee Table; Blk Leather Recliner; Lazyboy Dbl Recliner; (2) Upholstered Arm Chairs; (2)Bar Table Bases; Brass Queen Hdbrd; Tall Dresser; Lg L-shape desk; White Desk w/hutch, Cupboard & Bookshelf; Lg Office Shredder; Desk Chair; Office Supplies; (2) Printer/Copiers; Original Polaroid Camera; Nikormatt 35mm Camera w/case & accessories; VHS Storage Cab; 100+ VHS tapes; (2)Stetson Silver Belly Cowboy Hats (NIB); 1pr Tony Lama Cowboy Boots, Sz 11½D, 2pr Misc Cowboy Boots, 10½D; 5pr. Horse Collars; Wedding Supplies, never used/Floral Argmts; Baby Swing/Highchair; Children's Toys; Child’s Electric JD Gator; Elec Motor Cycle; Misc Items for Elder Care; Pilates Table & DVD; Christmas Trees & Holiday Items; Weber patio grill, very good condition; Patio Chairs; Hammock. Many Avon Bottles (in box) incl: Cars, Chess Pcs, Liberty Bell, Indian Chief Head, Pipe, Telephones, Scimitar Sword, Electric Guitar, Spartan Head and Ten Point Buck.

Tools & Equipment: 3PT 6’ Small Disc; Ford Bush Hog 6’, 3PT; (2) 50gal Fuel Tanks w/pumps; Homebuilt 14’ Trailer on Leland frame w/title; Black Max 3HP Air Comp; Power Hack Saw; Ryobi 10”Chop Saw; Toolb; Craftsman 16”Scroll Saw; 4”Machinist Vise; Alaskan Saw Mill; Worx leaf shredder; Acetylene Torch; Tree Climbing Belt; Craftsman Leaf Blower/Vac; Assorted Building Materials; 66sqft Bruce Dark Hardwood Flr; Cedar Railing & Cedar 2x4s; Complete New Bathroom: (2) Eljer Toilets; White Sink in-cabinet w/faucets; White Corner Shower; Towel holders and Light Fixtures; Faucets.

Boaters: Two-Person Paddle Boat; Big Mable Inflatable, Pull-behind Tube; Canoe Chair; Teak Handrails; Boat Seats, Gauges, Windows & Bumpers.

Firearms: EAA Witness P Carry 9mm semi auto Pistol, 3x clips; Mauser Pocket Mdl 1910 .32 ACP semi auto pistol, 2x clips; Savage 1907 .32 ACP semi auto pistol, 2x clips; New England .45/70 handi-rifle single shot; CVA Muzzleloader Mackinaw Rifle .50cal.

Owner(s): Mr. & Mrs. Ken Kirkpatrick and Mr. & Mrs. Phil Truty

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK WITH PROPER ID ON DAY OF SALE. NOTHING REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED. ALL ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD AS IS WITH NO STATED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY. SALE DAY ANNOUNCEMENTS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER PRINTED MATERIAL. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ITEMS AFTER SOLD. NO BUYERS PREMIUM!


KENDALL COUNTY FAIR SUMMER CONSIGNMENT AUCTION
KENDALL COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 10826 IL-71, Yorkville, IL
Directions: From IL-47 and IL-71 in Yorkville, IL, take IL-71 West 1 mile to Fairgrounds. Watch for Signs.
From I-88 traveling from Northwest/Northeast suburbs, take Sugar Grove exit to IL-47 and travel South through Yorkville, IL. (IL-71 crosses IL-47 1.5 miles south of Yorkville, IL)
From I-80 traveling from the South, exit onto IL-47 in Morris, IL and travel North to IL-71 intersection, turn West on Rt. 71 to fairgrounds.

Link to the Fair's website

Farm Machinery, Tractors, Trucks, Crop and Hay Equipment, Livestock Equipment, Shop Tools, Autos, Trailers, Conractor Tools and Equipment, Mowing Equipment, Farm Collectables, Nursery Stock, Hay Rack Items, Farm Equipment, PLUS Antiques, Collectables & Household Items. (Also accepting kitchen appliances)

Call to consign:
Jim Brummel (630) 675-7589
Kent Bateman (630) 918-2823
Tom Anderson (815) 739-3634
Doug Thanepohn (815) 739-8328
Mark Gavin (630) 327-6052

NOTE: Drop off Equipment & Items starting Saturday, August 23rd and August 24th by appointment only (call Kent Bateman) or without appointment Monday August 25th through August 29th (9am-5pm each day). Loader tractors are available to load. **Proceeds from the commissions of this auction go to maintaining the facilities and fairgrounds.

TERMS: $40.00 per hayrack, 10% on hayrack items, 7% farm machinery, 10% Autos – $25.00 fee tag titled equipment, 10% construction equipment and $25.00 tag fee. 10% lawn mowers and golf carts and $5 tag fee. Buy back fee $50.00 or 1% which ever is greater. All individual antiques or household furniture items will have a $5 tag fee. All household Appliances are 10% and a $10 tag fee. NO mattresses. NO auto tires and NO computers or televisions electronics will be accepted. Cash of Good check with proper I.D. Bank Letter of Credit for Purchases over $10,000. All items paid for day of sale. All items sold AS IS. Not responsible for accidents or items after they are sold. All announcements day of sale supersede advertising.

AUCTIONEERS:
DeBolt Auction Service - Brian DeBolt - Plano, IL
Richard A. Olson & Associates - Dick Olson - Morris, IL
Richard A. Olson & Associates - Erik Olson - Morris, IL


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt 34 to Sandwich, IL to 3rd Stop Light (Latham St); then 5 miles North to Chicago Road; then West 1 mile. Watch for signs.

Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8am.
Lumber will begin at 10:30am.
Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.

Contact Greg Gavin for more info: 815-509-8018

Gavin Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6¼% Sales Tax must be applied.


PUBLIC AUCTION
PERSONAL PROPERTY - TOOLS - HOUSEHOLD - APPLIANCES
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 17W615 N Frontage Rd, Darien, IL 60561
Directions: From I-55 & Cass Ave (Exit 273B), head North on Cass Ave 1/2 mile to first right Hinswood Dr, then sharp right onto N Frontage Rd, continue around bend 1/2 mile to Auction (just East of Public Storage).

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TOOLS & GARAGE MISC:  Craftsman DYT4000 Riding Mower, 42” cut, 21HP, Bob Vila Signature Series; Sears LT 10-36 Riding Mower w/mower & snow blower; Thatcher; Craftsman 26” Power Mower; Wood Chipper; Lawn Roller; Lawn Sweeper; Yard Cart; Yard Tools, Shovels & Rakes; Hedge Trimmer; (2) Ryobi Power Trimmers; (2) 18” Chain Saws; Battery Charger; Floor Jack; Bench Grinder; Asst Hand Tools; Catwalk; Sm Air Compressor; 3HP 1250Watt Generator; Garden Hose; Log Chains; Car Lamps; Car Roof Carrier; Old Metal Wagon; (2) Wood Ladders; Step Ladders; 9x12 Wooden Storage Bldg.
HOUSEHOLD & MISC:  Dining Table & 6 Chairs; (2) Recliners; (2) Upholstered Chairs; Plaid Sofa; 30” Round Table & 2 Chairs; Nesting End Tables; TV Cabinet; Hi-Fi; (2) Glass Table Lamps; Wall Mirror; (2) Brass Beds; Bdrm Chair; Chest of Drawers & Vanity; #20 Oak Leaf Crock; (2) Wash Tubs; Old Tin Oil & Gas Cans.
APPLIANCES & MISC:  Amana Refrigerator/Freezer; Amana Washer & Electric Dryer (1yr old); Westinghouse Electric Range; Kenmore Chest Freezer; Dishes; Pots/Pans; Glassware; Roaster Pans; Toaster Oven; VHS Tapes; Bookcase; Glass Shelving; Knee-hole Desk; Hoover Vacuum; Kenmore Sewing Machine & Cabinet; Hoover Steam Vac; Folding Chairs; Painting Supplies; Metal Cabinets; 4-drawer File; Exercise Bike; Bicycle.
1950-60s ITEMS:  Patio Set; Hamper; Table Lamps; Chrome Shot Glass Dispenser; Kitchen Step Stool; Jarts Set; Old Range; Samsonite Luggage; Kitchen Table & 4 vinyl chairs and other misc items.

Owner(s): Estate of Arthur Dallner

TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK WITH PROPER ID ON DAY OF SALE. NOTHING REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED. ALL ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD AS IS WITH NO STATED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY. SALE DAY ANNOUNCEMENTS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER PRINTED MATERIAL. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ITEMS AFTER SOLD. NO BUYERS PREMIUM!


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt 34 to Sandwich, IL to 3rd Stop Light (Latham St); then 5 miles North to Chicago Road; then West 1 mile. Watch for signs.

Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8am.
Lumber will begin at 10:30am.
Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.

Contact Greg Gavin for more info: 815-509-8018

Gavin Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6¼% Sales Tax must be applied.


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt 34 to Sandwich, IL to 3rd Stop Light (Latham St); then 5 miles North to Chicago Road; then West 1 mile. Watch for signs.

Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8am.
Lumber will begin at 10:30am.
Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.

Contact Greg Gavin for more info: 815-509-8018

Gavin Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6¼% Sales Tax must be applied.


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt 34 to Sandwich, IL to 3rd Stop Light (Latham St); then 5 miles North to Chicago Road; then West 1 mile. Watch for signs.

Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8am.
Lumber will begin at 10:30am.
Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.

Contact Greg Gavin for more info: 815-509-8018

Gavin Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6¼% Sales Tax must be applied.


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