Richard A. Olson
Richard A. Olson & Associates

AUCTIONS

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. You can also find us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/olsonauction).


Current Calendar
Past Auctions


FUNDRAISER AUCTION
First Midwest Bank Farm Fair Tent (during Corn Festival)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Location: 220 W Main St, Morris, IL 60450 (across street from First Midwest Bank)

This yearly event raises funds for the local 4-H Federation. Earlier this summer at the Grundy County 4-H Fair, some of the prize winning animals were purchased by Friends of 4-H Donors & families which had the local meat processed. They will now offer the cut meat in approximately 60-80 lots for auction to the highest bidder. The dollars raised will allow the 4-H Federation to plan activities for the youth throughout the county during the 4-H year, as well as provide scholarships for college and IL State 4-H activities. See below for examples of lots. Cash or check is accepted.

Below are three examples of offered lots:
Lot 15:
12-Bacon Burgers, 12-Pork Burgers, 5 lbs Hamburger, 6-Lamb Chops
Lot 36: 2-T-Bone Steaks, 1-Beef Chuck Roast, 1-Sirloin Steak, 5 lbs Hamburger
Lot 44: 1/2 Ham, 12 Bacon Burgers

This is all locally raised livestock and comes packaged frozen. Bring a cooler and a friend and join us to raise money for the local 4-H. Afterwards, enjoy the Grundy County Corn Festival throughout Morris.

Farm Fair Schedule of Events
Grundy County Corn Festival Schedule of Events


GRUNDY COUNTY CORN FESTIVAL PARADE
Grundy County Corn Festival
Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: 201 Liberty St, Morris, IL 60450

Dick will announce the 69th Annual Grundy County Corn Festival Parade at the corner of Liberty & Washington St where the parade takes its first turn to head North on Liberty St.

This parade continually attracts 160-190 enteries and lasts about 3 hours. It is the last event of the 5 day festival and well-attended. Come down early and find a spot for your lawn chair before the sidewalks fill up!


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, October 1, 2017 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.

NEVER CANCELS!!!

 

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. Items not removed after 7 days revert back to Gavin.


VERY LARGE PUBLIC AUCTION - MULTIPLE AUCTION RINGS
MODEL T - MODEL T PARTS - CAR - BOATS - LOTS OF FURNITURE
Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Gates open at 10 a.m.

Location: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 10826 IL-71, Yorkville, IL 60560
Directions: From the intersection of IL-71 & IL-47 in Yorkville, head West 1 mile on IL-71 to Fairgrounds.
Watch for signs.

Click for Photos
Click for Flyer

Model T video

This was a HUGE success in June. We are returning on October 8th to team up with Scout Flea Market again for their last event of the year.

BOAT #1: 2008 17½’ TRACKER Aluminum Boat Revolution Hull, Mercury 50HP 4-stroke outboard motor, 24 volt system, 2 Lowrance depth finders, Motor Guide Pro Series Trolling Motor, 30 gal live well, 3 bucket seats, 2 post seats, well-kept, water ready, Trailstar Trailer w/ fold-away swing tongue.

BOAT #2
: Mark Twain I/O w/single axle trailer. (sorry, no other details at the time this was added to the auction)

CAR: 1998 Mercury 4 Door, Light Blue, Clean!

MODEL T: 1924 Model T Pie Wagon, runs good, wood spoke wheels, good condition, clean title. This truck and some of the Model T parts originated from the Gordon Ferguson Estate.

MODEL T PARTS: (6) Rear Ends; (6) Front Axles; Springs; Firewalls; Radiator Shrouds; Hoods; Running Boards & Brackets; Rims; Motor Shrouds; Fenders; 1912 Aluminum Hood, red; Spoke Wheels; Tires; Gas Tanks; Tool Box; (4) Frames; 1915 Brass Ford Radiator; Brass Horns; Steering Wheels; (4) Complete Motors; Hand Klaxon Horns; Ford Wrenches; Foot Warmer; Brass Fittings; Car & Truck Dash Gauges; Several Coils; Spark Plugs; Coil Testers; Car Engine Boxes; Generators; Starters; Carburetors; Manifolds; Gas Eng Coils; Cylinder Heads; 1910s-20s-30s IL License Plates; Fans; Rod Bearing Cap; Water Pumps; Exhaust Parts; Break Rods; Steering Rods & Columns; Drive Shafts; Suspension Parts; Windshield Frames; Wheel Parts; Radiator Caps; Transmission Parts; Model T Nuts & Bolts; Rear Wheel Belt Drive Adaptor; Fly Wheels; Assorted Head Lamps; Pair of Model T Brass Square Kerosene Lights w/ brackets; Kerosene Buggy Lights; Model T Books; Sanbo Starter Co (Rock Island, IL) aftermarket Ford auto starter “Start From Your Seat”.

VERY NICE, CLEAN, MODERN & ANTIQUE FURNITURE (see photos on website): French Provincial 2-drawer hall chest; French style 48” folding top table; (2) Fireplace Mantles – Cherry & Natural; (2) Ottoman Cushioned Seats, olive; End Tables; (2) Michael Marcon Prints; (2) Wingback Upholstered Chairs; Marble-top Drum End Table; 48” Wrought Iron Side Table w/ glass top; Various Brass Table Lamps; Antique 30” Round Table; Mahogany Dining Room Table & 6 Chairs, Amish-made, 4 leaves stretch it to 144”; (3) Hanging Ceiling Lamps; Glider Rocker; 72” Ornate Bar w/ 2 bar stools & granite top; 30” Bar Cabinet; Side table w/ wrought iron base; (2) Heywood Wakefield Twin Beds; Child Iron Bed; Steamer Trunks; Birch Spindle Bed /Cherry finish; Heavy Inlay with Mahogany Wardrobe; Scaffolding Pump Jacks; (4) 15" Jeep Rims; 8HP Craftsman Shredder/Mulcher; WOW Movie Theater Sandwich Marquee Board; 1960's Pickled Oak Bedroom Furniture; Sitting Room Rocking Chair; Three Tier End Table; Farm House End Table; Night Stand; Oak Night Stand; Oak Media Unit; 1940's China Hutch/Cabinet; Mahogany Dresser with Mirror; Oak Dining Set (Table w/leaf, Server/Bar, China Hutch, (1) arm chair and (5) side chairs); Metal Footlocker with Key; Small Server with Marble Top; (2) Movie Theater Nacho Cheese Machines; Wine Rack; Wash basin; Metal pail; Oval Mirror; (2) Golf Bags; Little Tikes Outdoor Toybox; Bombay Style Entry Table; Heavy Wood Chair; 6 Leg Cool Looking Table with 4 chairs; Oval Dining Table; Rectangle 6 Leg Dining Table; Church Pew -- Refinished!; Oak Drop Leaf Round Pedestal Table; Antique Door Closers; Mission Rocking Chair -- Refinished; Westinghouse; Wood Footlocker / Toolbox; Speaker Podium; Rocking Horse; Rocking Vehicle; Front Porch Swings; Ab Lounger -- Self Propelled!; Antique X-Ray Holder; Pub Table/Chair; Industrial / Retro Lamp; Dress Form; Student Desk With ink well; Drexel table & (4) chairs; The Original Ab Lounger; Coffee Table; Piano Bench -- minus the music storage drawer; Rocking Chair -- the Frame; (8) Cane Chairs (Made in Italy); Pedestal Sinks from Naperville Central HS; Crib; Goose Island Display; 3-piece drawer set; 3-Drawer dresser; (2) Mirror Medicine Cabinets; Walnut Drop leaf table; Pine corner cabinet; Pine drop leaf table; Stenciled Cabinet, tin; 1800's walnut dropleaf table, co matching 1800's ornate back cane bottom chairs; bamboo love seat & coffee table; 1800's pine wardrobe cabinet with 2 doors and a bottom drawer with beaded trim; bamboo chair; 1970s couch; Americana - stacking butlers; Dresser mirror; Various Dresser pieces; needle point chair.

MISCELLANEOUS: Rally Sport Ultralight Cuyuna Motor & Propeller; HP Designjet 110plus nr floor standing printer (can be used for survey-size prints); Oxygen machine & bottles; Old Oak Jewelry Trays; Several Tackle Boxes (some with contents); Dentist Instrument Carry Case; Griswold & Wagner Cast Iron Pots & Pans; Manfrotto Camera Tripod; Approximately 200 Gerlach-Barklow Prints from the Nicholas Georges Estate; Golf Items, Prints & Autographs (include Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, H.Hargrove Golf Print); Santa Fe Speedway Motorcycle Advertising (’82-83); JC Whitney Motorcycle Parts Catalog #8; Rubbermaid 300gal Pond; Very Large NASCAR Collection (focused on the 1990-2003 years): 1000s of Trading Cards; Winston Cup Collectibles; Some Die Cast & Car Models; Lots of Earnhardt Collectibles; 2-3 hayracks full of Nascar stuff!; Sad Irons; trunks; lunch bucket; crockery with wire lid; wood boxes; dryer rack; small crocks; old pictures; picnic baskets; kitchen ornate clock Eastlake style with shelf; Geneva Hand Fluter; large crockery pitcher; crockery bowls; 2 coffee grinders; apple peeler; blue crockery bowl; 10 flow blue plates; brass mantle clock; costume jewelry; small butcher block on 4 legs; yard swing & chairs; bird houses; pine trunk; rolling pins – assorted primitive utensils; wood shoes; wall mirror; needle point stool; large copper pot; blue band crockery pitcher; mid 1800's clock; bobbin candle stick; sleigh bells; salt glaze jug; wood boxes; collection of books by Mark Twain; old pictures and frames; steel plant stands; old quilt; needle work dressing screen; vintage colorful prints; Ocean scene water color; brass covered trunk with ornate style; figural vase; The Centennial Times 1862 Civil War; desk set with elk oil ink bottle; old picture book; plant stand; scenery print; iron floor candle holder; wall mirrors; many prints; scenery oil painting; post cards; stein; silver tea set; whiskey jug; brass candle sticks; tea cart; large oriental rug; pine drop leaf table; ornate pot cabinet; sculpture rug; pine stand; spool leg table; old glass Christmas ornaments; Christmas decorations; Halloween decorations; wood bucket with lid.

SCOUT FLEA MARKET — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm SFM is a good old-fashioned flea market and is also the perfect family activity. This is a true flea market, being held outside on the grass and under the large pavilion at the fairgrounds the same day as the auction. Come 'pick' for antiques, vintage, furniture and cool junk. Enjoy the strolling musicians, food, kids’ activities and beer! You will have fun! (We promise.)

LIVE AUCTION — begins at 11:00 am The items listed above (along with many more not listed) will be auctioned inside Smith Hall beginning at 11:00 am. There will be approximately 10 hayracks of items in addition to the Model T, Tracker Boat, household & furniture. TWO Auctions Rings most of the day.

GATES DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 10:00 AM. THERE IS A $2 ENTRY TO THIS EVENT WHICH INCLUDES BOTH FLEA MARKET & AUCTION. FOOD, REFRESHMENTS, LIVE MUSIC & KIDS ACTIVITIES! BRING A FRIEND!

Owner(s): Gordon Ferguson, Jr., Roger D’Orazio, Russ Olley,
Estate of Nicholas Georges, et al.

The Auctioneers and Scout Flea Market are working together to make this one BIG event for all ages.

Auctioneers:
Richard Olson, Morris IL Lic#440.000585
Erik Olson, Morris IL Lic#441001909

www.richardaolson.com
Brian DeBolt, Plano IL Lic#440000595
www.deboltauctionservice.com

Auction Terms: NO BUYERS PREMIUM! 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. All items MUST be removed day of sale.


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, November 5, 2017 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.

NEVER CANCELS!!!

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. Items not removed after 7 days revert back to Gavin.

 



FARM LAND AUCTION
129.62 ACRES - 2 TRACTS - SEC 25 - WAUPONSEE TWP - GRUNDY CO
Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Auction Location: Moose Lodge #967, 3835 N IL-47, Morris, IL 60450
Directions: 1 mile South of the Illinois River Bridge on IL-47 in Morris, IL (West side of the highway)

Farm(s) Location: From the Illinois River Bridge in Morris, head South 3.5 miles on IL-47 to Dupont Rd, then East 2 miles to Higgins, then 1/2 mile North to Oxbow Road. Click for Map


Tract 1 - 78.75 Ac - Tract 2 - 50.87 Ac
Tracts offered as “CHOICE”

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Owner(s): Alese J. Waters Trust

Seller’s Attorney:
Frank Black
Black & Black Law Firm,
201 Liberty St - Morris, IL 60450
815-942-0594

Auction Terms: The Seller shall provide a clear title & survey 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 10% earnest money (per tract) to be held by Seller’s Attorney in an escrow account and will be applied to the purchase price. The Seller will retain the right to harvest the 2017 crop and will retain 100% of the 2017 farm income. Buyer will receive a credit at closing for the 2017 taxes due in 2018. The farm lease will be open for the 2018 crop year. Closing on or before December 18, 2017.

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TRACT 1 - 78.75 Acres
Legal Description: N 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sec 25

Farm Location: From the Illinois River Bridge in Morris, head South 3.5 miles on IL-47 to Dupont Rd, then East 2 miles to Higgins, then 1/2 mile North to Farm on SE corner of Higgins & Oxbow Roads.

-Offered as “Choice” of Tract 1 or 2
-PIN# 05-25-100-002
-2016 Taxes = $1,557.92  ($19.78/acre)
-All Tillable
-Closing by December 18, 2017
-Farm Lease Open for 2018

Soil Descriptions: Selma - 39.75 Acres (Corn 176, Soybeans 57); Milford - 23.67 Acres (Corn 171, Soybeans 57); Darroch - 15.33 Acres (Corn 177, Soybeans 57).

Overall Crop Productivity Index = 128.7 --- (Corn 174.7, Soybeans 57, Wheat 69.4)

TRACT 1 InformationFlyer - Aerial Map - Soil Map - Topography Map - FSA Info - Tax Info - Tax Map - Photos

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TRACT 2 - 50.87 Acres
Legal Description: Part of the NE 1/4 of Sec 25

Farm Location: From the Illinois River Bridge in Morris, head South 3.5 miles on IL-47 to Dupont Rd, then East 2 miles to Higgins, then 1/2 mile North to Oxbow, then 1/2 mile East. Farm begins East of the ComEd power lines.

-Offered as “Choice” of Tract 1 or 2
-PIN# 05-25-200-002
-2016 Taxes = $668.60  ($13.14/acre)
-Mostly Tillable; roughly 7.5 Wooded Acres
-Closing by December 18, 2017
-Farm Lease Open for 2018

Soil Descriptions: The following are 43.5 Tillable Acre estimates: Darroch - 21.03 Acres (Corn 177, Soybeans 57); Selma - 16.20 Acres (Corn 176, Soybeans 57); Starks - 6.23 Acres (Corn 163, Soybeans 51).

Overall Crop Productivity Index = 127.6 --- (Corn 174.6, Soybeans 56.1, Wheat 69)

TRACT 2 InformationFlyer - Aerial Map - Soil Map - Tillable Soil Map - Topography Map - FSA Info - Tax Info - Tax Map - Photos


GAVIN TOOLS & LUMBER AUCTION
Sunday, December 3, 2017 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.

NEVER CANCELS!!!

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. Items not removed after 7 days revert back to Gavin.


LARGE PUBLIC AUCTION
Stanley Tools - Antiques - Levels - Household
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 10826 IL-71, Yorkville, IL 60560
Directions: From the intersection of IL-71 & IL-47 in Yorkville, head West 1 mile on IL-71 to Fairgrounds.
Watch for signs.

The remaining Estate of John Georgoulakis and Nick Georges will be up for auction in addition to several other consignors. There are two Stanley No.2s in very good condition along with several other tools & miscellaneous. Many antique pieces of furniture, over 200 Gerlach-Barklow prints & assorted household items from other estates will be sold. More details will be released at a later date.

Owner(s): Estate of John Georgoulakis, Estate of Nicholas Georges, et al.


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Richard A. Olson Associates
531 W. Bedford Road, Suite A, Morris IL 60450
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