Richard A. Olson
Richard A. Olson & Associates


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, a third generation graduate of Reppert, works with his father Richard to represent their clients and their property in a professional manner. Find Us on Facebook ( Text OLSONAUCTION to 22828 to receive email updates or sign up below!

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Auction Location: Diamond Banquet Hall, 55 S Daly St, Diamond, IL 60416
Directions to Auction: 1 mile West of I-55 (exit 236) on IL-113, then South on Daly St. Building is on the left.
Directions to Property: 1/2 mile South of IL-113 on Berta Rd in Diamond, IL

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PIN #: 09-01-300-001

N½ of SW¼ of Section 1
Braceville Township
Grundy County

54± Acres - Investment Opportunity

Preliminary Plat for 124 Single Family Lots

Sewer & Water available at Berta Rd

Owner: A & J Construction

Seller’s Attorney: Griffin & Gallagher
Palos Hills, IL (708) 598-6800

TERMS: The Seller shall provide a clear title to the Real Estate subject to any and all easements recorded at time of sale. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a sales contract on day of sale and deposit $50,000 earnest money to be held by Seller’s Attorney in an escrow account and will be applied to the purchase price. Buyer will pay 2015 Real Estate Taxes due in 2016. DISCLOSURE: All info contained in this brochure and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Agreement To Purchase. Announcements made by the Auctioneer at the time of sale will take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made. The property is being sold on an as-is basis and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or Auction agency. The information contained in this brochure is believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction agency. POSSESSION & CLOSING: Possession will be at closing subject to farm tenant’s rights. Buyer will receive 100% credit for 2015 farm rent income and will pay 100% of 2015 taxes due in 2016. Closing on or before June 26, 2015.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Anderson Tree Farm, 508 IL-126, Plainfield, IL 60544
(GPS or Google Maps—Use 508 E Schoolhouse Rd)
Directions: Anderson Tree Farm is located 3 miles West of Plainfield on the corner of IL-126 & Ridge Rd. From Yorkville, head 10 miles East of IL-47 on IL-126.

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Trucks: 2004 Ford F450 Super Duty XLT 2D Pickup, 6.0L V8, diesel, auto, 91k Miles, 9ft Pro Plus Plow, 8500 SnoEx Salt Spreader; 2000 Ford F750 Salt Truck, 4wd, CAT Motor, SS Swanson V-box, 10’ Poly Plow, 64k Miles; 1987 Toyota 4x4 Pickup, manual.

Landscape Tools & Equipment: 2009 Takeuchi TL240 Track Loader, Yanmar/4TNV98-Turbo 86hp Dsl Engine, 1650 hrs, roll-up window, nice, SN#224000317; Skid Steer Fork Attachment; Skid Steer Bucket; Skid Steer Front Snow Plow Angle Blade; Skid Steer Track; Edco Paver Saw w/9hp Honda Eng; 30gal Air Comp, 4hp; Husqvarna K960 Concrete Saw; Stihl TS800 Concrete Saw; Stihl TS420 Concrete Saw; Stihl MS250C Chain Saw; (2) Redmax EB7001 BackPack Blowers; Wacker BS 50-2 Rammer Tamper; Power Thatcher; Sod Roller; Asst Power Trimmers; 2-Whl Tree Cart; Steel Job Box; (4) Solid Skid Steer Tires on Rims, 8.00x16, 8-bolt; (6) Skid Steer Floater Tires; (25) Wire Tree Baskets; 8 Pallets of Iowa Stone, 12”x12”x3’ Slabs; (3) Pallets of Retainer Wall Block; (5) Pallets of Thermo Blue Stone; Pallet of Flag Stone; Misc Pavers; Asst Gator Tree Bags; Perforated 4” PVC.

Tractors & EquipInternational 1086, Duals, 587 hrs, Good TA, right off the farm; Agri-Power 7000 4WD Dsl Tractor w/Loader & 3Pt; 3PT MF Plow for parts; Alum 125 gal Tank on 2-whl Sprayer; 3PT 2-row Cultivator; 3PT 2-row Plant Planter; MF End Loader; John Deere VanBrunt Grain Drill; Wheel Horse Tractor w/cart, tiller, snow blower & mower; 4’ Wood Wagon.

Other Equip & Tools: Portable Building, 8x16, w/electric & windows; 12’ Enclosed Tandem Axle Trailer; Trailmaster Pontoon Trailer, 18’, like new; Bostitch Boston Commercial Wire Stitcher, Mdl 19E; Gas Generator; Power Washer; Transmission Jack; (10) 5gal cans Hydraulic Oil; 6’ Blade, 3PT; 6’ Box Scraper, 3PT; Approx 200 Steel Posts; (3) Poly Tanks; 12’ Section of Steel Steps; Steel Racking; 500gal Fuel Tank; 4x8 Steel Screens; Portable Air Tanks; (2) Power Jump Packs; Portable Air Compressor, Honda Eng; Diamond Plate Alum L-Shaped 100gal Fuel Tank, 12v pump; (4) Commercial Glass Display Cases; (2) Corner Glass Display Cabinets; 8ft Ice Cream Freezer; True Glass Sliding Front Upright Cooler; (2) FastCorp Ice Cream Bar Vending Machines, Mdl FRI-Z400 AAB; Candy/Snack Vending Machine; Upright 2-Door Cake Display Cooler; Henny Penny 3-Bin Commercial Deep Fryer; 3-Stack Stainless Plate Dispenser; King Industrial 220 Elec Heater Mdl KB2410-1, 34k BTU, (new); 3-Car Train Set for Towing behind Locomotive Lawn Tractor; Horse Items – Harness, Bridles, Bits, Collars, Jumping Rails.

Household & Collectibles: GE Electric Range (new); Frigidaire Dishwasher (new); Microwave; Portable AC Unit; Sm Wood Burning Stove (new); Emil J. Paidar Co Barber Chair w/rear Barber Seat; (2) Brown Recliners, clean; Lg Sec Sofa, clean; Glass Top End Tables; Newcastle Foosball Table; Vintage Pin Ball Machine; Sportcraft 8’ Pool Table & Acc; Ping Pong Table; (5) Bar Stools; Pine Cabinet; Huge Beanbag; 4-Pc Maple Queen Bedroom Set; 52” Flat Screen TV; Bar Signs & Liquor Neon Lights; Boxing Bags; Lg Asst Bubble Wrap & Boxes; Lg Wall Picture & Frame; Street Stop Light; Lg Collection of Halloween Decorations & Figurines; Railroad Signs & Collectibles; (2) Plastic “76” Gasoline Signs (5½’x5½’).

Antiques & Collectibles: Wooden High Wheel Carriage in Excellent Condition (Reproduction), w/snow runners; Asst Primitive Bob Sleds; Antique Side by Side; Atwater Kent Speaker; Granite Ware Pitchers; Clark Jewel Porcelain Stove; Oak Roll Top Desk; Secretary; Cast Iron Glass Blower; Primitive Leather Vise; Bull Dehorner; Hand Planter; Scythes; Flashlights; Lanterns; Glassware Collectibles; Goebels Hummels; Various Antique Collectibles.

Guns: Mossberg 500A, 12ga pump, SN#T150808; S&W .357 Stainless Revolver, SN#CDW1690686-5363; Springfield Armory XD-9 9mm Auto Pistol, XML Insight, SN#US832008; Ruger LCP 380 Auto Centerfire Pistol, 2” barrel, SN#371-14648; Rock River Arms LAR-15 Rifle, 5.56mm, SN#CM134636.

This is NOT a “going-out-of-business” auction.

Owner(s): Anderson Tree Farm et at.

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!

Sunday, June 7, 2015 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.

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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.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: 3040 Route 52, Minooka, IL 60477
Directions: 2 miles West of Ridge Rd on US-52; OR 6½ miles East of IL-47 on US-52. Plenty of Parking available off the highway.

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ANTIQUES & VINTAGE: Wayne Gas Pump w/ Mobil Signage (49¢) and Tokheim MileMaster Gas Pump (33¢), both kept indoors, off floor; Roll Top Desk; (3) Antique Rockers; Antique Leather Settee; 1950s Glass-top Mahogany Buffet; Oak 4 Drawer Dresser & Mirror; (2) Mahogany Chest of Drawers w/mirrors; Dayton Butchers Scale; Antique Chest; (2) Tables; Sewing Cabinet; Hot Rod Magazines; Tin Ware; Horse Items; Vinyl Records, 45s, 1-sided LPs; 50s Lionel Train Set w/transformer in original boxes; Glassware; Wooden Boxes; Washer Wringer;  Stover Mfg Co Large Grinder; Kerosene Heater; Door Hardware; (2) Antique Carpenters Chests;  (A) Wooden Planes & Tools; Large Tilley Floodlight Projector; Porcelain Pedestal Sink.

HOUSEHOLD & MISC: Old Motor Manuals; Patio Table & Chairs; Tabletop Turkey Fryer; Dishes; Dining Room Set: Table, Chairs & matching Hutch; Christmas Décor; VCR Tapes; Womens Bicycle; Triumph 500 Motorcycle, for parts; Motorcycle Frame, with title; Coffee & End Tables; 9-Gun Cabinet, glass front w/base; Nascar Model Cars; Oak TV stand with Electric faux Fireplace and Heater.

TOOLS & MISC: Asst Hand Tools; Early 60s Wright Chainsaw Model GS 2016; Mall Model OMG Chainsaw; 8HP Kohler Gas Engine, Mdl K181; Asst Garage Items; Lawn Vacuum; 60gal upright Air Compressor; Vise; Asst Lumber; Heiden Boom Pallet Mover; 36” Heavy Duty Lathe; Lg Asst Electrical Wire; Old Barn Wood; Misc Yard Tools; 12V Gas Transfer Pump; Brass Fittings; 50+ Steel Posts; I-Beam; Misc Iron; Rain Barrel; Battery Powered Ryobi Weed Eater; Large Heater (Kerosene/Diesel); Aluminum Truck Topper, long bed; Black & Decker Workmate Workbench; (4) 33x12.5 R15 Tires; Metal Drums; Troy-Bilt Self Propelled Mower w/mulching.

Owner(s): Joe & Gail Girard

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!


Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m..

First Location: 10:00 AM - 775 IL-113, Morris, IL 60450
Directions: 4 mi South of Morris on IL-47, then 3/4 mi East on IL-113.

Second Location: 1:00 PM - 942 N Division St (IL-113), Braidwood, IL 60408
Directions from 1st location: 9¼ mi East on IL-113 (over I-55), then South ¾ mi on Division St.

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The following vehicles are located at the FIRST LOCATION and are from the Estate of Richard Gregoire. Many of the vehicles have been in storage for years. Some cars run and some are Barn Fresh, ready to be restored. Titles in hand!

1970 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron, 2D Hardtop, V8 440-4v, #YM23T0C149780, (bought 12/86), 18k mi, 2nd owner, driven last & put away in ’87, new carb/gaskets, windshield washer pump, tires/balanced, frt windshield were installed before putting away in ’87, orig manual & window sticker; 1978 Chevrolet Corvette, V8 350-4v LM1 185hp, #1Z87L8S419470, (bought 08/99), 69,300 mi, Cream, new oil/filter, fuel filter, pump, hose, cap, orig manual; 1978 Chevrolet Corvette, V8 350-4v LM1 185hp, #1Z87L8S414428, (bought 04/03), 80k mi, Black, oil/filter, new plugs, heater core, carb kit, flasher before putting away in ‘03; 1981 Chevrolet Corvette, 5.7L V8 4BBL, #1G1AY8766BS428516, (bought 08/13), 74k mi, Maroon, street headers, orig motor, glass T-tops, rally wheels, new pads, heater & fan, pollution devices removed, Thrush mufflers, orig manual; 1982 Chevrolet Corvette, Collector Edition, 5.7L V8, #1G1AY0789C5115236, (bought 06/97), rebuilt Jasper transmission ’97 with 49,900 miles, then put away, orig manual; 1967 Chevrolet Chevy II 400 Nova, L6, 2dr Coupe/Hardtop, #115377W140773, (bought 03/02), needs trans & carb overhaul, 3 owner car, 89k actual miles, put away in ’02; 1982 Cadillac Eldorado, Coupe, V8, #1G6AL57N4CE613789, orig manual; 1984 Buick Riviera, 2D Coupe, 5.0L V8 4BBL, #1G4AZ57Y7EE440872, (bought 04/94), 93,600 mi, new muffler, resonator & tail pipe in ’99, then put away; 1997 Buick Riviera, 2D Coupe, 3.8L V6, #1G4GD22K3V4702306, 75k mi, Teal, orig window sticker; 2000 Buick Park Avenue, 4D Sedan, 3.8L V6, #1G4CW54K8Y4264149, (bought 02/09), 112k mi; 1981 Oldsmobile Delta 88, Diesel, # 1G3AN37N4BM291283, (bought 10/87), 70k mi, orig window sticker & manual; 1991 Chevrolet W/T 1500 Pickup, 4.3L V6, Reg Cab 2D, topper, #1GCEC14Z9ME106435, (bought 11/02), 113k mi, new fuel pump installed 2 mos before put away in ‘03; 1982 Kawasaki KZ750, #JKAKZDH15CA036858, (bought 05/85); 1976 Honda CB360, #CB3602201693, (bought 05/78); 1986 Honda CH80, #JH2HF0305GS110190 (bought 08/13).


The following vehicles are located at the SECOND LOCATION and are owned by James Gustafson of Wilmington, IL. They have been Fully Restored and are show ready with new tires. We will travel 10 minutes to this location AFTER the vehicles listed above are sold.

1938 Plymouth, 4DR, fully restored, 40k orig mi, #51269561; 1966 Ford Thunderbird (T-Bird), 2DR, hardtop, fully restored, #6Y837132073; 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Convertible, 2D, V8 455-4v, restored, #3N67T3M269934; 1963 Lincoln Continental, 4D, V8 430, no title at press time, #3Y82N403909; 1962 Studebaker Pickup, restored, #E5138144; 1966 Chevrolet Corvair, 2D Hardtop, Flat-6, local car, #101376W173345; 1982 Chevrolet Corvette, 5.7L V8 CFI, #1G1AY8786C5111823.

Pictures for some of the cars were not available at time of advertising.
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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! NO TAX!

We provide the highest level of Professional Auctioneering Service.

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August 8, 2013

Richard A. Olson Associates
531 W. Bedford Road, Suite A, Morris IL 60450
PH (815) 942-4266

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