Verscha Real Estate – July 26th – 12:30 pm

Real Estate Auction

630 Mission Drive, Kewanee, IL 61443

Saturday July 26th, 2014 – 12:30 PM

Open House: Sunday, July 13th, 2014 1:00-2:00 pm

Description of Real Estate: Built in 1965, this one-story, two-bedroom ranch style home is immaculate. The home offers two bedrooms on the main floor with newly updated bathroom; large living room and a spacious eat-in kitchen. The full, dry basement has an extra bedroom with a large walk-in closet, laundry room with stool and family room with elec. fireplace. A new roof, central air, updated elec. service, humidifier controlled gas forced air furnace are all added features. Nice covered patio in the back overlooks large irregular lot meas. approx. 14,800 sq. ft. Beautiful shade trees and shrubbery surround the property. In addition, a one-car attached garage with an extra pad.

Auctioneer’s Note: This is a well-maintained home in a very desirable part of Kewanee. Move-in ready!

Legal Description: Part lot 19 Valmar Hts., 1st add. Village of Wethersfield, City of Kewanee. PIN: 25-04-381-012.

Edward Verscha ~ Seller

John Blachinsky ~ Attorney for Seller, 224 W. 2nd Street, Kewanee, IL 61443 (309-852-2850)


Seifert Real Estate – July 18th – 6:00 pm

7 City Lots

1204 & 1226 Page Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

Description of Real Estate:

Pin: 25-05-254-011. Lots 17 & 18 of blk 18, west end addition, Village of Wethersfield, City of Kewanee (EZ) Zoned R3. Apprx. lot size: 92’ X 146’. 0.31 acres. 2013 Taxes: $88.10.


Pin: 25-05-254-024. Lots 21 & 22 of blk 18, west end addition, Village of Wethersfield, City of Kewanee (EZ) Zoned R3. Apprx. lot size: 92’ x 146’. 0.31 acres. 2013 Taxes: $100.80.


Pin: 25-05-254-022. Lots 23, 24, & 25 of blk 18, west end addition, Village of Wethersfield, City of Kewanee (EZ) Zoned R3. Apprx. lot size: 138’ x 146’. 0.46 acres. 2013 Taxes: $133.92.


Auctioneer’s Note: Lots will be sold individually. Prime building sites in a desirable area of Kewanee.

Barbara Seifert, Ft. Wayne, Indiana ~ Seller

Justin M. Raver, Barash & Everett, LLC ~ Attorney for Seller

211 W. Second Street, Kewanee, IL 61443



Miller RE Kewanee July 18th 5pm


348 Beach Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

348 Beach Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Description of Real Estate: A 6 room ranch-style home, built in 1919 with apprx. 1,014 sq. ft. of living area. The home has an asphalt-shingled roof, central air unit, gas forced air heating system all situated on a large corner lot measuring 70’ x 78’ directly east of the Windmont Park entrance.


Auctioneer’s Note: This home has not been occupied for several years and is in need of major renovations. This is an opportunity for a handy man or someone wanting to own a parcel next to the beautiful Windmont Park.

Legal Description: To be read day of auction. PIN: 25-04-401-005. 2013 taxes: $725.82.


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Marcus C. Miller, Rockville, MD ~ Seller

Justin M. Raver, Barash & Everett, LLC ~ Attorney for Seller

211 W. Second Street, Kewanee, IL 61443




Annawan, Illinois ~ Office: 309.935.6918 Mobile: 309.945.6120

Auctioneer:  Mark Guthrie


Sutton RE & PP – June 28th 9:30 – Kewanee


807 N. Burr St., Kewanee, IL 61443 -Saturday, June 28th, 2014

9:30 am Start//12:00 pm Noon Real Estate

Description of Real Estate: Built in 1932 this 2 story, 9-room, 4 bedroom home has a lot to offer. Completely handicap accessible, 3 bedrooms up, one down along with large living and dining areas all with beautiful hardwood floors. Added features include newer central air, gas forced air heating systems, newer roof, newer windows and vinyl siding. With approx. 1,520 sq. ft. of living area the home offers a full dry basement, a large lot measuring 60’ x 157’, a nice enclosed front porch and (2) steel 10’ x 12’ storage sheds. This is a very nice home in a quiet neighborhood close to schools and churches.

Legal Description: Lot 5, blk 4 W.H. Lyles 2 add., City of Kewanee, IL. PIN: 20-28-451-011

Antiques & Collectibles: Primitive cupboard, oak library table, small oak lamp table, 1950s waterfall dresser, mahogany dresser, misc. wooden tables and chairs, small primitive bench, misc. kitchen primitives including skillets, grinders, mixers etc., Cartoon glasses, misc. pink depression, old records, copper tea pots, Francoma pottery, lots of holiday decorations, old picture frames, old marbles, misc. costume jewelry, refrigerator dishes, enamelware, vision ware, advertising yard sticks and other advertising pcs., poker chips, cook books, 1950s metal clothes hamper, old radios and radio equipment.

VAN: 2005 Ford Freestar SEL; 109,000 miles. Light blue, AC, power windows and locks, DVD mounted w/ remote, AM/FM with CD player, Reese hitch, good condition.

 APPLIANCES, FURNITURE & MISC: GE 18.2 cu ft. refrigerator/freezer, GE washer and gas dryer, Kenmore gas stove, GE 25.3 cu ft. chest-type freezer, all appliances are in good condition, (2) GE apt-size refrigerators, RCA 42” flat screen TV, sofa, occasional chairs, recliners, maple kitchen table and 4 chairs, misc. lamp and lamp tables, walnut finished china cabinet, sewing machine, metal wardrobes, several chest of drawers and misc. bedroom furniture, lots of hot wheel cards, children’s toys and games, misc. kitchen supplies, cookware, pots and pans, dishware, silverware, glasses, small kitchen appliances and microwave oven, comfort zone electric heater, linens, blankets, bedding, several 4-drawer metal file cabinets, knick-knacks plus much more.

OUTDOOR: Home Light and Echo chain saws, radial arm saw, circular saws, sanders, grinders, drills, misc. wrenches, sockets, garden tools, rakes, shovels, spades, etc., weed eaters, shop vacs, gas grill, fishing poles, patio table and chairs, hardware and much more.




Williams Sale – June 21 – Neponset – 9:00

130 E. Elm Street, Neponset, IL 61345

South of tracks, east side of town, watch for signs

Saturday June 21 – 9:00 am

After 30 years in the construction and salvage business, the following will be sold:

Cars, Truck, Boat and Misc: 2004 Chevy Trail Blazer (140,000 miles, new brakes and fuel pump); 1975 GMC 4 WD pick up with new 400 4 bolt main, 350 turbo transmission, new brakes (no box); 1993 Grand Am Sportsman Stock Car, quick steer (no motor); 1965 Corvette 327 engine, 365 HP, V180 18’ Rinker inboard 4 cyl. boat with trailmaster trailer, depth finder, new battery and pump; approx. 12 misc. engines, including 350’s 400’s and more; many transmissions and transmission parts including 350 and 400 turbos; Chrysler, Chevy, and Ford standard transmissions, drive shafts, starters, alternators (some new), p.s. pumps all for 1960s and 70s, cars & trucks, power take offs, exhaust manifolds, hyd. motor pumps, chrome stacks, lots of 13”, 14”, 15”, 16” and 17.5” tires (many on rims), trailer tires, mag wheels, aluminum rims, straight axels, Holly carbs, misc. cyl. heads, many truck mirrors, hub caps, and front grills, plus more.

Tools & Shop Equipment: Champion 10 HP 3 phase 4 cyl. air compressor with auto tank drain, air dryer, head unloader and dual control, (2) 3 phase chain hoists, portable overhead chain hoist, (2) 1” impact guns, 1/2” drive impact gun, Superior Junior band saw, drill press, air guns, Lincoln welder, misc. air compressor parts and accessories, copper welding leads, several bench grinders, torch supplies, including hoses, tips, goggles, (2) kerosene heaters, lots of new in box hardware, red heads, anchor bolts, concrete nails and much more. (2) water-hydrants, tire machine and balancer, culvert tubes, metal and wood shelving, misc. iron, pipe, steel, copper, etc. Fimco lawn sprayer, sewer snakes, elec. supplies, 1 ½” to 6” p.v.c. pipe, 15’ steel sheets, dolly carts, winches, lawn roller, paint pots, ball valves, brass fittings, port-a-power.

Antiques & Collectibles: 20, 25, 30 gal crocks plus other crocks, jugs, milk cans, brass fire extinguisher, Aladdin lamp, fruit jars, lawn sprinklers, cistern pumps, nail kegs, galvanized tubs and buckets, wire baskets, old bottles, coaster wagon, old house jacks, floor jacks, many pipe wrenches and other old wrenches, tools, oil cans, granite ware, coal pails, slag glass hanging lamp, large iron butchering kettle, Citizen’s Bank iron gate, misc. architectural metalwork, old Ford script tailgate, iron wheels.

Trailers: 40’ Aluminum Storage Trailer (1 door), 30’ Aluminum Storage Trailer (2 doors).

Bring Trailers, Loader Available

Note: This is a large auction – lots of items not listed.

Bob Williams ~ Seller

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Franklin School – Friday May 30 – 4:30 pm


The following will be offered at public auction at the below site:

600 N. Lexington Ave, Kewanee, IL 61443

Franklin School Building – 2 blocks west of the Red Apple

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Lg selection of primitives including tables, bentwood chairs, church bench, trunks, tool totes, dressers, press back chairs. New Idea hand corn sheller, galvanized funnels, pails, tubs, school desks, old furniture parts, cast iron ship door stop, metal cart, many old pictures and frames, 2 gal western crock, paper roller, desk lamps, baskets, fruit jars, graniteware, cast iron Victorian flue covers, old records, old Bibles, carpet beater, stained glass window, costume jewelry, Playboy Magazines (60s and 70s rough), old Mesinger girls bike, 1911 and 1983 Atlases of Henry Co., several Annawan yearbooks (40s and 50s), 1955 Henry Co. Historical Book, several WLS Prairie Farmer Family Albums (30s & 40s) plus more.

TOOLS & FARM RELATED: Hotsy Model 500 hot water washer, 3-ton cherry picker, 20 ton press, torch and cart, 2 lb white heaters, space heater, Delta 10” mitre saw, Delta table saw, Makita hammer drill, Handi Kleen parts washer, Rockford bench grinder, Craftsman & Makita sanders, Craftsman router table, 12 Kinze brush bean units for 2300 or 2600 planter, 24 Kinze or JD closing wheels, 8 misc. imp. Tires – 9.5×15 & 11×15 (all with rims), many good spades, shovels, rakes, forks, wrenches, sockets, hyd. jacks, log chains, halogen lights, battery chargers, misc. hardware, chain binders, rechargeable tools, misc. metal shelving, 2 ext. pre-hung doors (31”x81”), alum screen door, sm. scaffold, 110v floor fan on stand, several alum and wooden step ladders, portable air compressor, several vises, steel posts, handyman jack, brake buddy, Poulan 17 HP 42” deck hydro mower, Poulan 14.5 HP 38” deck mower, walk behind mower, Stihl trimmer, plus other trimmers.

FURNITURE, APPLIANCES & MISC: 4 pc. lg maple entertainment center, lg wooden book shelves, lg maple lighted China cabinet, Whirlpool elec. oven, elec. stove, 7.3 cu.ft. refrigerator/freezer,  Crosley stackable washer and dryer, several misc. beds and bedroom furniture, 2 drawer filing cabinets, lots of kitchen cookware, silverware, etc., misc. glassware, Rascal 305 power chair, outdoor furniture, chairs, tables, benches, etc., small concrete lawn deer, bi-fold divider, some fishing tackle, several 2 ½’x8’ and 2 ½’x10’ tables plus much more.


David Watkins, Walnut, IL

Dorothy Powell Estate, Annawan, IL

Bill Streicher Estate, Kewanee, IL

& Others

Streicher Real Estate – June 7 – 10:00 am

Real Estate Sale - 817 W. 5th Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE: Built in 1930, this 1 ½ story, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, apprx. 1040 sq. ft. home has a lot to offer. Located in a quiet neighborhood, it features a large, open kitchen and dining area, huge living room, 1 bedroom downstairs and 2 bedrooms upstairs. Recent updates include a newer roof, new hot water heater and remodeled bathroom. The main floor has recently been painted in addition to new carpet. This is a very nice, solid home including a 1-car detached garage along with a small storage shed. To view the property contact Mark Guthrie at 309.945.6120.

Seller: Bill Streicher Estate

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Gruszeczka – May 4 – 10:30

Public Auction - 7939 State Rt. 17, Toulon, IL 61483 - Catalpa Grove Tavern

CAR: 1938 Oldsmobile 2-dr coupe, fully restored, 5,460 miles, 305 Chevy engine, Chevelle front end, 10 bolt Chevy rear end.

TOOLS: Clarke 125 EN Mig welder w/ acc., Craftsman 3 pc. roll-around tool box, Wilton 10” drill press, HiLoad 1/3 HP drill press, Performax 12 gal shop vac, Craftsman 20” chain saw, Husky portable air compressor, B&D 5 pc. tool kit, lots of ratchet tie downs and straps, power washer, halogen light, skill saws, ext. cords, squirrel cage fan, 10 HP gas generator, elec. chain saw, lots of good wrenches, sockets, socket sets, hammers, screwdrivers, pipe wrenches, etc., lots of good hardware, stepladder, gas cans, fold-up ladder, shovels, rakes, misc. yard tools (all like-new condition), 2-ton floor jack, hyd. jacks, misc. oil/shop supplies (too numerous to mention), elec. supplies, cleaning supplies, wax.

OUTDOOR: Coleman lantern, fishing poles and tackle, MinnKota 55 Trolling Motor, lg 2-man blow-up raft, turkey fryer, smoker, lg barrel cooker and other outdoor cooking supplies/equipment.

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Lg cast-iron kettle, horse hames, old red wagon sled, 4 old school desks, garden plow, old bench, old wooden wash stick, 2 stainless steel milk buckets, milk can, small platform rocker, hay fork, steel wheel barrel, 3 red wagons, old quit, several crocks and jugs, ceremonial sword, cast iron Dutch oven, old cash register, plus other misc. collectibles.

MISC: Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, wool blanket, misc. patio furniture, modern corner hutch, oak table with 2 leafs & 6 chairs, oak tv cabinet, gravity inversion system, juice extractor, Ford 1988 RV tailgate, 2 5-gal Army Tanks, rabbit fencing, lots of misc. RV supplies, pick-up topper for ’03 GMC  6’ bed, license plate collection, glo-warm wall mount gas heater, Kenmore sewing machine, 12’ x 16’ storage shed (6 years old).

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Streicher Estate – March 2 – 10:30 am

600 N. Lexington Ave – 10:30 am – Sunday March 2

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Mahogany buffet-table combination, Linden elec. mantel clock, 2 old grocery store scales, tall mission oak clock (case only), several crocks and crock jugs, old cream cans, fraternal flag holder, double wash tub, old RR lantern (as is), Christmas tree stand, utility step stool, large plastic holiday decorations, old floor safe, several wire mesh lawn chairs, cement goose family, old coin changer, bracket lamp with reflector, misc. Kewanee bottles, Willie & Millie salt & pepper sets, 1950s Kewanites, old baseball gloves, musical powder boxes, old pictures and frames, several beer lights, ‘Kuster’s last stand’ picture, old floor model radio, Zenith tombstone radio, Philco, Motorola and Steinite radios plus others, Deteco scale, cook books, several John Deere machinery manuals, (2) 6’ glass showcases plus more.

APPLIANCES, HOUSEHOLD & MISC:  Frigidaire 18.2 cu. ft. refrig/freezer (nice), Frigidaire stackable washer and dryer (like new), Galaxy electric stove, Jazzy electric power chair, round maple kitchen table and 4 chairs, large gun cabinet, modern grandfather clock, modern banjo style clock, several modern regulator clocks plus other clocks, misc. bedroom furniture, chest of drawers, dressers, bedding, linens, fancywork, lots of kitchen ware and cookware, dishes and dish sets, pots, pans, silverware, etc. Floor lamps, electric heaters, misc. tables and occasional chairs, several tvs and vacuums, luggage and more.

TOOLS & MISC: Stack-on top and bottom roll-around tool box, Campbell 10 gal. air compressor, 100/200 amp battery charger, lots of Black & Decker and Craftsman power tools, drills, sanders, saws, sockets and socket sets, wrenches and vices, bench grinder, many hand tools, elec. supplies, fishing supplies, new hardware, torque wrench, Haier 5200 B.T.U. window AC, misc. truck and car tires in good condition, aluminum and wooden ladders, lawn roller, Toro S. 200 electric start snow blower, Ariens 2 h.p. tiller, portable tire changer, hyd. Jacks, log chains, 2 yard carts, car ramps, misc. file and metal cabinets, plus much more.

GUN: Remington tube feed model 66 22 cal. Rifle (as-is).

Seller: Bill Streicher Estate

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Poole – January 26th – Kewanee

Estate Auction – Sunday January 26th – 10:30 am

Franklin School Building – 600 N. Lexington, Kewanee, IL 61443

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: Walnut deep well dresser, 1930s china cabinet, dresser and more, Mahogany Duncan Phyfe china cabinet, table & chairs, 2 cedar chests, 1/4 sawn round oak table with leaves, oak arm chair, wing back chair, several plant stands, small chairs and tables, stick hall tree, Aladdin Lincoln drape kerosene lamp plus several others, lots of pink depression glass, including plates, bowls, cups, and saucers, etc. Misc. green depression, kings crown and misc. red glass, some Cape Cod, old marbles, cast iron skillets, several old silver dollars, misc. tins, including coffee, gun powder, potato chip, Maytag and others, murano style rooster

(Farm collectibles) several John Deere 1950s sale  brochures, JD operation and care books, JD pocket ledgers, lots of 1930s-1950s JD I-H- Case operator’s manuals, seed corn bags, 1915-1930s farm magazines including Farm Journal, Farm & Home, Prairie Farmer and more. Hat collection, several crocks and jugs, old pictures and frames, 45’s and old albums, wire rim glasses, several 1950s Gone with the Wind-style lamps, several gas lamps, globe banks, cow bell, advertising ash trays, several newer style collectible dolls, composition doll, children’s tea set, cartoon glasses, misc. silver plate flatware, under wood type writer, old sled, girls bike, lots of linens and fancy work, misc. costume jewelry, occupied Japan pcs., old cook books misc. glass and lots more.

APPLIANCES, HOUSEHOLD & MISC:  Kelvinator 18.0 cu.ft refrigerator, Kenmore elec. Stove, Toshiba 42” flat screen TV, Whirlpool stackable washer & dryer, Kenmore upright 21.0 cu. Ft. frostless freezer, Whirlpool washer, portable dishwasher, dehumidifier, Jazzy elec. Handicapped chair, Welby folding transport chair, misc. handicapped items, file cabinets, large metal storage cabinets, Marlboro advertising display rack, lots of holiday decorations, paper shredder , misc. small kitchen appliances, kitchenware, dishes & dish sets, large birch entertainment center with accessories, Dirt Devil & Electrolux vacuums, lots of VCR tapes and cds, pots & pans, silverware, several beds and misc. bedroom furniture, large blanket box, stereo with large speakers, kitchen table & chairs, occasional chairs and more.

TRUCK, GUNS, & TOOLS: 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramire SLT, 5.2 VS, cab and a half, 60,300 miles. Harrington & Richardson 12 ga., Winchester Model 37 single shot 20 ga. Remmington tube feed model 66 22 cal. Rifle, H. M. Quackenbush 22 cal rifle (as is) misc. ammo, truck and guns sell approx 12:30 pm. Current FOID card required.

TOOLS: Oxy. Acy tanks (no cart), Craftsman roll-around top & bottom tool box, lots of misc. hand tools, wrenches, sockets and sockets sets, sledges, chains, motors, transfer pumps, lawn & garden tools, walk-behind mower and lots more.

Sellers: Joseph F. Poole Estate & others