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  • STARTOct 5th - 9:00am

  • VENUEOnsite – Keosauqua, IA

Van Buren County, Iowa Real Estate & Personal Property Auction

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. (Real estate to be sold at 11:00 A.M.)

SOLD! $180,000.00 LUMP SUM

Sale to be held onsite at 20267 Pine Trail, Keosauqua, IA 52565


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The Cole property is located in Section 26, Washington Township, Van Buren County, Iowa. 4 miles northwest of Bonaparte, Iowa (5 miles east of Keosauqua, Iowa). From the northwest edge of the small village of Bentonsport, Iowa, proceed north 2 miles on Pine Trail to the property.

(Be watching for presale directional signs.)


This auction features 30± acres that is located in the midst of an excellent hunting and recreational area in Southeast Iowa. This property is improved with a 3 bedroom mobile home having 924 sq. ft. of living space with a 14’x28’ attached garage. There is an open storage building on this property and Ruthbun Rural Water. This home is surrounded by all species of hardwood timber making this a very attractive park like setting. This is a must see property!

Access is on the southwest by Pine Trail.

Estimated real estate taxes: $754.00



The Cole Property will be sold in 1 individual tract for a “Lump Sum”, total dollar amount.

Ten (10%) percent of the bid price to be due on the day of sale, with the balance due in approx. 30 days on or before Tuesday, November 6, 2018 upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed.

Immediately following the auction, the successful bidder shall enter into a written agreement with the sellers.

The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Due to this property being in an estate, according to the Iowa Septic System “Time of Transfer” Law, the sellers will not be required to update or inspect the septic system, any septic system upgrading or testing will be at the buyer(s) expense. Full possession will be given at the time of closing.

All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.





  • John Deere 3020 gas tractor, WF, 3pt., single outlet, 540/1000 PTO, 16.9-34 rear tires, 9.5-15 front tires, rear weights, tach shows 2803 hours, sells complete w/Buhler 595 loader, 72” material bucket, independent control, SN 099524
  • Massey Ferguson 50C 2wd diesel backhoe, enclosed cab, 84” material bucket, 12”, 22” and 36” hoe buckets, outriggers, 19.5-24 rear tires, tach shows 4132 hours, SN 9A283042
  • Massey Ferguson 165 diesel tractor, WF, multi-power trans, 3pt., single hyd. outlet, 540 PTO, 16.9-28 rear tires, tach shows 3473 hours, sells complete w/Freeman 2000 loader, trip bucket, SN 9A 28982
  • Woods 15’ batwing mower, (4) composite tires, 540 PTO
  • Woods 3pt. 6’ rotary cutter, 540 PTO
  • 10’ wheel disk
  • 6’ 3pt. box blade
  • John Deere 8’ 3pt. blade
  • Massey Ferguson 7’ 3pt. blade
  • Shop built trailer type hyd. log splitter
  • 3pt. hyd. log splitter
  • Older 3pt. post hole digger, 12” bit
  • Ford 195 lawn tractor, Kohler engine


  • 2000 Chevrolet SS Z28 Camaro, 5.7L V8 engine, 6 speed manual trans, T-Tops, vinyl seats, shows 133,000 miles, runs, VIN 2G1FP22G6Y2159264
  • 1981 Chevrolet Camaro, 350 V8 engine, auto trans, Edelbrock intake, Holley carb, T-Tops, rougher body & interior, bucket seats, shows 47,000 miles, runs, VIN 1G1AP87L0BL185742
  • 1993 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.7L V8, auto trans, rougher condition, showing 160,000 miles, runs, VIN 2G1FP22P6P2128367
  • 1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS, V8 engine, auto trans, cloth seats, dual exhaust, shows 134,738 miles, runs, VIN 1G1FP23T0ML165826
  • 1989 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.7L V8 engine, auto trans, cloth seats, shows 52,443 miles, runs, VIN 1G1FP218XKL157762
  • 1995 Mitsubishi 3000 GT, 3000 series V6 engine, manual trans, showing 154,269 miles, VIN JA3AM84J9SY032278
  • 1985 AMC CJ7 4wd Jeep, V8 engine, manual trans, hard top, dual spotlights, 33×12.5R15LT tires, showing 156,026 miles, runs, VIN 1JCCM87AFT136195
  • 1977 Chevrolet Silverado 10 4wd regular cab pickup shortbed, 350 V8 engine, manual trans, 17/40-15LT tires, showing 55k miles, runs, VIN CKL147J138788
  • 1973 Ford F-350 dually, steel flatbed w/hoist, V8 engine, manual trans, cab lights, showing 48,169 miles, runs, VIN F37HLR54882

Please note: As stated above, the majority of the cars & pickups do run, however if you are planning on purchasing one of these vehicles, we recommend bringing a new or newer battery with you.

  • Chevrolet cab and chasis “PARTS ONLY”
  • Shop built 20’ triple axle trailer, 2’ beavertail w/ ramps, wood floor
  • Shop built 5.5’x 14’ single axle ATV trailer w/ ramps
  • Shop built two wheel ATV trailer
  • Set of (4) Corvette tires and rims
  • (2) Nitro 315/35ZR17 tires, (new)
  • Set of (4) 35×12.5OR15 tires and wheels
  • (2) Cragar rims and Pacemark 14” tires
  • (4) Chevy 6 bolt rims
  • (4) 17” American Racing Chevy rims w/ tires


  • 1968 Harley Davidson “Police Special” Trike, side shifter, carb on left hand side, showing 42,822 miles, VIN 68GE2448
  • 1960 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle, VIN 6XLCH6536
  • 1999 APC Custom motorcycle, S&S engine, alum. wheels, belt drive, showing 2,591 miles, VIN 1A9SSWFJ6X8428049
  • 1982 Honda XR 500R dirt bike, VIN JH2PD0200CM005199
  • Honda CRF 150F dirt bike, VIN 9C2KE01014R007012
  • 2006 Honda CRF 85F dirt bike, VIN JH2HE07C86K301995
  • 2002 Honda XR 50 dirt bike, VIN JH2AE03092K219028
  • Suzuki Jr. 50cc dirt bike, VIN LM1JA143931100516
  • Yamaha 350 4×4 Wolverine 4-wheeler, front snow plow, front & rear racks
  • Dune Buggy frame and engine
  • Vintage Steel Body Go-Cart
  • Scorpion “Whip” 440 snowmobile


  • Gray 5000 lb. air lift jack
  • Lincoln SP-130T wire welder w/tank
  • Welding equipment
  • Acetylene torch outfit
  • Large older 50 gal. air compressor, 220V
  • Marquette AC arc welder
  • Brute 2800 PSI gas pressure washer w/Honda GCV160 engine
  • Shop built upright air compressor
  • Colman Powermate 4000 gas powered generator
  • Large Maxx Air shop fan
  • Transmission jack
  • Cummins Industrial DP-16 drill press
  • Double stone grinders on stands
  • 8 ton engine hoist
  • Engine stand
  • Aluminum ramps
  • Stack-On 9 drawer rolling tool chest
  • Large 8 drawer tool chest
  • Central Hydraulics 12 ton pipe bender
  • Electric metal cut-off saw
  • Rockwell table saw
  • Upright air compressor
  • Milwaukee HD Saw-zall
  • Makita 18V cordless drill and driver
  • 10” compound miter saw
  • Air hose reel
  • Sears portable forced air wood stove
  • Various sizes of pipe wrenches
  • Small 18” anvil, embossed w/Rick Cole on side
  • Pittsburg 6” bench vice
  • Significant quantity of hand tools
  • Quantity of corded power tools
  • Drop cords “various lengths”
  • Shop fluids, paint, oil, cleaner ect.



  • John Deere riding lawn mower
  • John Deere snow blower
  • Stihl 011 Chainsaw
  • Poulan Pro 375 chainsaw
  • Poulan Pro 445 string trimmer w/ pole saw attachment
  • Yard Man gas powered blower



  • 3 drawer walnut dresser w/marble inlay, handkerchief drawers, candle shelves
  • Mountaineer glass front wood stove
  • Brass shot dispenser
  • 10 point buck mount
  • Hornets nest
  • Powder horn
  • Antique pedal car
  • Cast iron “Champion” tractor seat
  • Gas station enamel light
  • Wooden “Harley” yard display
  • Daisy model 1938 B air rifle
  • Pellet gun
  • Oil lamps w/brackets
  • Cast iron string dispenser
  • 5 gun wooden display
  • 8 gun wooden display
  • Banjo
  • Pocket knives
  • Cast iron skillets
  • Kenmore washer and dryer
  • Foosball table
  • Small amount of kitchen related items



Mark your calendars now for this large and interesting Van Buren, Iowa real estate and personal property auction. Brief sale order to include tools, misc. type items will be selling first followed by the motorcycles, vehicles, major farm equipment at 9:30, then real estate to be sold at 11:00, followed by any unsold items.

Internet bidding will be available prior to and live during the auction on major items. Loader & auction personnel will be available sale day only. Please bring your trailers. Lunch available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence.

Rickie D. Cole Estate

Alyssa Andersen & Adam Cole • Co-Executors

Representing Attorney:
Michael R. Brown
Brown Law Office
56 W Burlington Ave # A,
Fairfield, IA 52556
Phone: (641) 472-9075

For additional information contact auction managers: Jim Huff (319) 931-9292 or Jeff Hoyer (319) 759-4320


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October 5, 2018
9:00 am - 11:55 pm


Onsite – Keosauqua, IA
20267 Pine Trail, Keosauqua, IA, 52565, United States.
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