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. You can also find us on Facebook (

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Past Auctions

Lots begin to close Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Pickup Location: 531 Bedford Rd, Morris, IL 60450
Bidding Platform:

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2001 Artic Cat Z 440 ES Snowmobile

Coca-Cola Cooler

Pick up items Friday, Jan 26th 9-4pm or Sat/Sat 27-28th by appointment only.
Pay for your items when you pick up. No CC needed to register or bid.
10% Buyers Premium will be added to the winning bid on each item.

Give us a call if you would rather place a bid through our office.
815-942-4266 - Office Hours Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: 16119 Chicago Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548
Directions: Rt-34 to Sandwich, IL to Latham St (stop light), then 5 miles North to Chicago Road, then West 1 mile.



Tools & Misc Items will begin at 8 a.m.


Lumber will begin at 10:30 a.m.


Restrooms/Concessions/Weather Shelter provided.


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

Gavin Auction Terms: Cash or Good Check. Visa, MC & Discover. 5% Buyers Premium. 5% Deducted with Cash or Check. 6-¼% sales tax must be applied. Items not removed after 7 days revert back to Gavin.


Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Auction Location: Quality Inn, 200 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450
Directions: Located on the frontage road North of the I-80/IL-47 Interchange in Morris, IL

Farm Location: 7815 N Hoge Lane Morris, IL 60450
Farm Directions: From the I-80 Exit 105 (7 miles West of Morris), go North 1/2 mile to Morey Rd, then East 1/2 mile to Hoge Lane. Head North on Hoge Lane, the Farm begins after the first house on the left.

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175 Acres to be sold as ONE Tract

  • Two Tax IDs:
    PIN# 01-21-300-002; 2016 Taxes = $1907.00 (includes 95 acres of farm land)
    PIN# 01-28-100-003; 2016 Taxes = $6007.74 (includes 80 acres of farm land, House & Buildings)
  • Sold per Gross Surveyed Acres
  • Closing on or before April 9, 2018
  • Farm Lease Open for 2018
  • Approximately 153 Acres of Tillable Farm Land
  • Larger Pole Building & Smaller Garage-Type Building
  • Mainly Chenoa, Drummer, Symerton & Sawmill Soils.
  • Soil Ratings: Corn: 182.0; Soybeans: 58.9; Wheat: 69.8
  • Overall Crop Productivity Index = 134.6 CPI

7 Bedroom House built in 1864 (sold as-is)

  • Entry Staircase leads to 3 Bedrooms
  • Rear Staircase leads to 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms located on 1st Floor
  • Dining Room & Sitting Room
  • Kitchen & Pantry
  • Pocket Doors, Etched Glass Entry Doors, Bay Windows, Ornate Woodwork, Antique Lighting Fixtures, Dressing Room, 3 Marble Fireplaces.
  • Well & Septic
  • Approximate 5 acre lot
  • Over 1/2 mile of Wooded Timber bordering Nettle Creek


Download the following information:
Flyer - Aerial Map - Soil Map - Topography Map
FSA Info - Tax Map - House & Other Aerial Photos


Owner: The Hoge Farm

Seller’s Attorney: Frank Black
Black & Black Law Firm

201 Liberty St Suite #211
Morris, IL 60450 815-942-0594

AUCTION TERMS: The property will be sold per gross surveyed acres. 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 Seller’s sales contract on day of sale and deposit 10% earnest money to be held by Seller’s Attorney in an escrow account and will be applied to the purchase price. The Seller 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. House & Buildings will be sold as-is. Seller reserves the right to accept or reject bids. Closing on or before April 9, 2018.

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 23410 S. Kankakee St, Manhattan, IL 60442
Directions: From the I-80/Rt-30 Exit 137 in New Lenox, head East on Rt-30 (Maple St) for 1 mile to Cedar St, then South 1 block to Haven Ave, turn left then a quick right back onto Cedar & continue 3 miles to Delaney Rd, head East 1 mile to Kankakee St then follow South to the auction. Plenty of off-road parking in the hay field. Trailers are welcome.

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1954 John Deere R, WF, diesel, hyd, very nice, new tires, serial #16270, John Deere’s 1st Diesel Tractor & 1st with a live PTO
1950 John Deere MT, NF, fenders, very nice, serial #23577
1958 John Deere 720, WF, diesel, hyd, very nice, new tires, fenders, serial #7220166
1958 John Deere 720, NF, 3pt, serial #7226104
1949 John Deere B, NF, new tires, serial #239459
1938 John Deere B with cultivators, NF, spoke wheels, serial #47184
1946 John Deere A, NF, new tires, serial #568362
1937 John Deere A, NF, spoke wheels, serial #454130

John Deere 855 Utility Tractor w/ 70A loader, 72” mower deck, diesel, 764 hours (see attachments below in Equipment)
Allis Chalmer WD 45, NF, gas; AC Snap Coupler 3pt conversion (sold separately)

John Deere 455 Lawn Tractor, 60” mower deck, 3pt, 1600 hrs;
Demco 50-gal 3pt Yard Sprayer;
Agri Supply P180 3pt Spreader;
John Deere 450 3pt Tiller;
John Deere 15 Lawn Cart;
Garden Hose; Lawn Sweeper;
Toro Push Mower

Titan 7500 Diesel Generator
Ryobi Pole Tree Timmer
Echo SRM-210 Gas Trimmer
Large Propane Shop Heater; Asst Chain; Engine Stand;
Air Compressors & Hose;
Extension & Step Ladders, various sizes; Wheel Barrow; Floor Shop Fan;
Pickup Bed Fuel Transfer Tank, elec pump;
Remline 2-pc Upright Tool Box; Assortment of Hand Tools; Power Tools; Pneumatic Tools; Sockets/Wrenches; Parts Bin;
L872 Snap-On Ratchet; Knipco Torpedo Heater; JD Hyd Cylinder & JD Weights; Milw Bench Grinder; Chain Binders; 3-1/2 Ton Floor Jack; Shop Vac; Some Tractor Restoration Parts

John Deere 4’x4’ Outdoor Lighted Sign, single-sided;
1970-71 Artic Cat Kat Kutter Sled;
Fishing Poles, Tackle Box & Lures;
Some Antique Car Parts; Yard Bench; Primitive Tools; Antique Well Pump; Sun Dial; Wicker Love Seat & Table; Patio Furniture;
Old DeKalb Seed Sign; Various Reproduction JD Metal Signs; Green Machine JD Metal Sign;

Henry Golden Boy 22-cal Rifle, new, lever action

Antique Cast Iron Tub;
White Refrigerator/Freezer;
NEW Bradford White 50-gal Water Heater;

Various Toy John Deere Tractors (new in box) and other 1:16 Toys include: Tractors, Corvettes, Trucks, Gas Pumps and Caterpillar Heavy Equipment Cast Toys (some Danbury Mint)

Computer Desk; Metal File Cabinets; Glassware; Dishes; Pots/Pans;
Oval Oak Kitchen Table with wrought iron back chairs; very nice;
Cream Sofa & Love Seat; Hall Mirror; Blue Wing Back Upholstered Chair; Small Wall Mounted Show Case;
3-pc End Table Set; Table Lamps;
3-pc Suede Living Room Set, nice shape, (includes: sofa, loveseat, chair);
3-pc Glass Top Wrought Iron Table Set;
Stereo System; JC Higgins Vintage Bike;
5-pc Oak Bedroom Set; Bookshelves;

Many additional smaller items not listed here.



Owner: Elizabeth Armin

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. This is a LIVE auction, must be present to bid. NO BUYERS PREMIUM!

We provide the highest level of Professional Auctioneering Service.

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

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