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George & Donna Schaeffler
10422 S. Grove Road

Yorkville, Illinois
Saturday, December 1, 2007
at 10 a.m.
Doors open at 8:00am on auction day for previewing.
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1989 car hauler trailer

Allis Chalmers WD-45

another view of Allis Chalmers WD-45

Allis Chalmers 720 tractor with belly mower

Craftsman 15hp tractor with mower

Craftsman 15.5hp tractor with mower

Yazoo mower

another Yazoo mower

Gravely 8199-KT tractor with mower

snow blower attachment for Gravely, never used

farm utility trailer

3-point post hole auger

JD 7' sicle bar mower

Troy "Horse" rear tiller

roller, rear blade, stock gates

stock gates

fuel tanks

bale loader

old manure spreader and wagons

horse drawn buggy

one of several wagon wheels

horse drawn sulky

Honda generator

Coleman powerwasher

shop crane

battery charger starter

16" Ryobi circular timber framing saw

Linear timber framing saw

kerosene heater

Craftsman cabinet saw


Craftsman radial arm saw

go-kart (very little use)

Miller wirefeed welder

timbers (there are more than just these 2)

patio stones

flammables storage cabinet

Bunn pour-thru restaurant coffeemaker

Newco restaurant style coffeemaker

Sears #571 outboard motor

lifting chair

hospital bed

view of hospital bed and bedroom furnishings

Optelic viewer

assorted invalid items

gas drive scooter

assorted garden tools

ProMatic Junior automatic trap thrower

custom radio servicing bench

assorted vacuum tubes

assorted vacuum tubes

assorted vacuum tubes

mystery item

example of many old radio schematic books

hen with chick cookie jar and other cookie jars

assorted china

vintage accordion

several old 78 record albums

navigation kit

commercial popcorn popper

Audels Carpenter and Builder books

wall clock

filing cabinets

Assorted small items and figurines

Audel's Automotive Engineering books from 1920

Old Home sewing machine

electric heater

location of auction

enlarged location map of auction site

1989 car hauler trailer; Craftsman 15hp OHV 6-speed 42” mower; Craftsman 15.5hp Hydro 42” with belly mower; 1989 16’ car hauler trailer; (3) –10’ and (4) – 12’ and (1) – 14’ livestock gate; garden tractor lawn roller; 3-point rear blade; (2) – 300gal overhead fuel tanks; old manure spreader, wagons for scrap; Allis Chalmers WD-45 tractor; Allis Chalmers 720 tractor with 72” belly mower; JD 7’ sicle bar mower; old wagon wheels; Yazoo 72” mower; Yazoo 60” mower; Gravely model 8199KT tractor with 50” belly mower; Gravely snow blower attachment; hydraulic shop crane; (5) 8”x12”x 12’ long timbers; used lumber; Coleman Powermate 2500PSI power washer with Honda engine; Shop Vac; Honda model EB4000 generator;

Ransom Bobcat mower; Honda WT20 2” trash pump; Toro Flymo 19” hover mower; endgate seeder; floorjacks, creeper; (2) Craftsman stick welders; (3) old trunks; Phantom XL gas scooter; (2) assorted weed wackers; lots of shovels and picks and garden tools; cabinet clamps and bar clamps; Craftsman pipe die ratchet; Millermatic 130 wire welder; TroyBuilt “Horse” rear tiller with Kohler engine; Generac G1000M 1000w portable generator; Craftsman chain saw; Vanderman #3 vise; assorted circular saws; Ryobi W-201S 16” timber framing circular saw; Linear Link chain timber framing saw; Craftsman radial arm saw; Craftsman table saw; Craftsman tool chest on wheels; workbench with vise; go-kart; Schumacher 2/10/50a starter charger; Werner D1340-2 40’ aluminum ladder; (15) steel fence posts; Modern 3-point post hole auger; (6) bundles cedar shingles; toboggan;

several .410 and 12ga shotguns; .30/30 rifle; .30/06 rifle;

old hand tools; Pedler clarinet; very old Supertone accordion; Glenn and Motor’s automotive manuals from the 60’s, 70’s; (8) 78 record albums; baby toys, car seat; ice skates; invalid equipment, electric lift chair, hospital bed, Optelic 20/20 Plus; lots of old radio vacuum tubes and old electronic items; wireless and radio manuals and diagrams from the 1920’s; old Dictaphone and Stenorette; (2) Crosman Marksman Shootin’ Darts; Audels Carpenters and Builders Guides, 1923, 4 volumes; Audels Automobile Engineering, 1920, 6-volumes; Gino’s deep dish pizza cooker, 120v; Paulin 12,000btu propane heater; (9) cans orange marking spray; hole saws; hardware items – fasteners, nails, etc; electrical conduit fittings; (2) antler mounts; VCR tape filing cabinet; (2) gas blowtorches; Panasonic 8-track stereo with speakers; old board games; (5) 120v heaters; (2) IBM typewriters; stuffed animals; Bunn pour-thru coffemaker; Newco restaurant coffeemaker; Pintopop 8 model 2130 commercial popcorn machine; holiday decorations; Royal Austria china; glassware; hen-with-chick cookie jar; goose cookie jar; Poppin Fresh cookie jar; Camelot Carousel 1315 china from Japan; Craftstone stoneware china; Siestaware clydesdales jar; Zig Ziglar motivational program and tapes; (100) new concrete blocks used to make tables to display the stuff to be sold at auction; Hamilton Beach roaster oven; Twinstar chimney free electric heater; Standard Timeclock wind-up wall clock; gun transport cases; Midland and Sears CB’s; figurines; several battery chargers; shelving units; filing cabinets; Radio Flyer town-n-country wagon; Fimco garden tractor trailer mount 12v sprayer; 6-unit gym locker unit; gas powered construction hoist; (12) assorted electric motors and gearmotors; assorted wall décor items; (3) saddles; bridles and tack; (4) rolls baler twine; Sears Model 571 outboard motor; (3) jerry cans; (10) gas cans; (2) 96qt ice chests; several old bicycles; Davis seafaring navigation kit; 

A 10% Buyer Fee will be added to all purchases.

By registering to bid at this auction, you will be agreeing to the following Terms of Sale: Cash payment in full day of sale, in the form of U.S. currency, or guaranteed funds in the form of cashier's checks or certified checks, or by wire transfer to Auctioneer's escrow account. Personal or company checks must be accompanied by bank letter guaranteeing payment if you are unknown to us. We do not accept credit cards or debit cards at this time. We no longer accept "convenience" checks drawn on credit cards since our bank will not process them.  All items are sold "as is" and "in place" and "with all faults". No property is to be removed until paid for in full. Please settle with the cashier within 15 minutes after the close of the sale. The Auctioneer and Owner or their designee reserve the right to add to, split, bunch up, withdraw or delete lots, or bid on Owner's or lien holder's behalf during the course of the auction sale. Sales tax will be charged where applicable. Leased items, if any, are sold subject to Lessor's approval. More detailed terms may be listed in auction day catalog. 

A 10% Buyer Fee will be added to all purchases.

Absentee Bids: If you are unable to attend the auction sale, we can bid for you. You must submit a blank check accompanied by a bank letter guaranteeing payment to Cotten Commercial Auctioneers, Inc. in the amount of your maximum bid plus the Buyer's Fee, if applicable. We will bid for you as if you are actually present, however, we assume no liability to bidders for missed lots where bids are not presented.
Inspection and Preview: Inspection from 8:00 AM on sale day. Although every effort has been made to publish reliable information regarding the property to be sold, Cotten Commercial Auctioneers, Inc. makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained herein. For this reason the buyers should avail themselves of the opportunity to inspect the property to be sold prior to the auction sale. Any announcements made day of sale shall take precedence over prior advertising or printed matter.
Removal of Purchases: All purchases must be removed from the premises before 5pm December 7, 2007. All purchases become the Buyer's responsibility at the time of sale, and the Seller and the Auctioneer assume no responsibility or liability for loss, damage, or injury to persons or property before, during, or after the auction sale. The bidder agrees to hold harmless, defend, and indemnify Auctioneer for any personal injury or property claims resulting from attendance. This provision shall include unregistered persons attending with bidder. Movers and riggers must provide a valid certificate of insurance prior to dismantling any equipment

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