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Armstrong Living Estate Real Estate & Personal Property Auction | Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 9:30 AM Central

Armstrong Living Estate Auction

New Surveyed Acreage Updated Sept. 10th

14.98 Country Acres with 1,158 sq. ft. Home with Buildings & Pond. JD Tractors & Attachments, Ford Trucks, Trailer, Welders, Numerous Quality Tools, Air Compressors, Guns & Ammo, Gun Safe, Knives, JD Lawn Mowers, Pool Table, Pinball Machine, Dale Earnhardt Collectibles, Furniture & Personal Property  

Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 9:30 AM Central

Real Estate will be offered at 12:30 PM

Auction Location: on site at 14019 E 400N Rd., Paris, IL.

Real Estate Description: 14.98 country scenic acres (surveyed Sept. 2019) with many large shade trees with a 1,158 sq. ft. 1 story house, several out buildings and a large pond stocked with fish. The house on the property consists of 3 bedrooms with closets, 1 bathroom, a kitchen, a family room, a front entryway/sitting area and a mechanical/storage room. The home has a newer energy efficient gas furnace, electric water heater, 100 AMP service and water supply from the Clark-Edgar Water District. According the Edgar County Supervisor of Assessment Office, this home was built in 1983. This property offers approximately a 80′ x 30′ pole barn & shop with concrete floor and a 49′ x 28′ pole barn that is generally finished with a newer energy efficient gas furnace. This building was used for hobby work and entertaining guests. Also, there is a 18′ x 12′ storage building located behind the hobby building. This property offers a beautiful country setting with many possibilities for future improvements.

Real Estate Open House: Thursday, Sept. 12th @ 5 – 6:30 PM. Or contact Moss Auction Team at 217-465-4545 to schedule an appointment to view the property.

Real Estate Taxes: the 2018 real estate taxes paid in 2019 were $736.04.

Tractors & Attachments, Trucks, Trailer, Trail Bike, Go Carts & Mowers: ’04 JD 5205 diesel utility tractor, MFWD, 53 HP, ROPS, 521 loader, 14.9-28, 9.5-24, 1 remote -NICE; ’41 JD model B tractor, gas, serial #114000; 7’ 3pt. King Kutter II tiller; 5’ 3pt. King Kutter box blade; 5′ 3 pt. rear mower; Bush Hog RDTH 72 3 pt. finish mower; 8′ 3 pt. rear blade; 3 pt. PTO post hole auger; 10′ disc, hyd. cylinder; farm wagon running gear; ’95 Ford F350 flatbed dually, 4×4, 7.5L V8, 460 HP, 77,345K, 5-speed manual trans., flip-over gooseneck hitch; ’64 Ford truck, 13’ Midwest best and hoist, 82,991 miles; ’92 Homemade 18′ x 8′ gooseneck trailer, 2′ beaver tail with ramps, 12,000 lbs. wench-NICE; ’06 Puma trail motor bike, 6.5 HP; ’06 JD X720 lawn mower, 60″ deck; ’05 JD GX255 lawn mower, 54″ deck; JD 112 garden tractor, no deck; JD push mower; (3) pull-type garden carts; Country Way pull-type yard sprayer, electric pump; Kipper Karts, 12 hp Tecumseh engine, purple; go cart, 6 hp Tecumseh engine neon green.

Guns, Ammunition, Knives & Gun Safe: (4) Handguns: Smith & Wesson model 39-2, 9mm; Ruger Mark II, .22 cal., Redfield 4X scope; Smith & Wesson model 422, .22 cal.; Jennings J22, .22 cal. (5) Shotguns: Western Field model 150D, 410 ga.; Sears, Roebuck & Co. model 66, 12 ga.; Marlin model 55, 12 ga.; Mossburg model AT 500, 12 ga., extra 28″ barrel; Browning Arms Co. Field Model Invector BPS, 12 ga. (6) Rifles: Thompson Center .50 cal., black powder; Savage Arms model 340 series E, .223 cal., Bushnell 3×9 scope; Parker-Hale Ltd., 7mm Mag, Weaver 3×9 scope-NICE; Henry, Big Boy .44 Mag, BSA 3×9 scope-NICE;  Marlin, model 781, .22 cal.; Marlin, model 336, .35 Remington, Shirstong 4×32 scope; Revelation model 120, .22 cal. & Beeman Silver-Bear 1783 air rifle, .177, Tasco 4×20 scope. Small assortment of different calibers of boxed and unboxed ammunition for the above listed guns-view pictures. Several gun cases and holsters. Small assortment of pocket knives, Danbury Mint JD collector knives & hunting knives-view pictures. Fortress electronic lock gun safe, 30″ x 60″ 25″. NOTE: Gun and ammo buyers from IL must have valid FOID card. Gun buyers will be processed by Knight’s Sporting Goods in Paris, IL. All gun & ammo purchases must be paid for by check or cash.

Welders, Log Splitter, Garden Tiller, Tools, Air Compressors & Shop Items: Hobart Champion Combo 18X5L gas generator/welder, 2,010 hrs; Hobart Handler 120 welder; Swisher 28 ton log splitter,11.5 hp gas eng., trailer-NICE; Craftsman 6 hp 17” garden tiller-NICE; assorted pipe wrench’s small- xl; Snap-On tool case with Powermate ¾” air impact & sockets; Maruyama weed eater; set of 4 Gear Wrenches; Pittsburgh ½” torque wrench, NIB; Pittsburgh 3/8” torque wrench, NIB; Sanborn commercial vertical air compressor; 2.5 hp 21 gal, air compressor; Pittsburgh air compressor; Express service gas eng. air compressor; Snap-On 3/4″ socket set-NICE; Predator gas 7000/8750Watt generator -NICE; misc hammers; chrome sockets (3/8” & ½”); Craftsman wrenches; screwdrivers; crowbars; Central Pneumatic 2 pc. professional automatic HVLP spray gun kit; (2) Dewalt 18V cordless drills with extra battery & cases; Skil 6.0A Jigsaw; Black & Decker asst. screw head drill bits; several sledgehammers set of metric  Gear Wrenches; Craftsman 6 hp gas eng. power washer; electric 12V transfer pump, 8 gpm-like new; (2) Bostitch air nail guns-like new; (2) Husqvarna chainsaws; Carolina 3 ton eng. hoist; Buffalo metal cutting band saw, model HVMBS-45(RF); Morgan 12 spd. 3/4 hp table drill press; Bosch router; Milwaukee power band saw; Lincoln batt. grease gun; Craftsman miter saw; 6″ bench grinder on stand; US General Pro series rolling tool chest-NICE; Krause & Becker 5/8 hp airless paint sprayer; several shop creepers; shop lights; numerous power cords; (2) soldering guns in case; Chicago tile wet saw; many electric grinders, drills & sawzalls; Evolution Rage circular saw, 1.75 hp; Makita saw; Pittsburgh 3 ton floor jack; gas powered water transfer pump, 2″ fitting; 42″ wind tunnel shop fan; al. loading ramps; numerous log chains; boomers; ratchet tie straps; new Simonton Windows, 71.25” x 81.25” sliding door & screen; (2) JD bar stools; power table belt sander and many more shop related items, there will be 3-4 rack wagons of quality tools and shop items.

Pinball Machine, Pool Table, Jukebox, Cooper Clad Range, Dale Earnhardt collectibles & Hobby/Bar Items: Balley Manufacturing Corp. EL Torro Pinball game with paperwork; Irving Kaye Co. coin-operated pool table with keys-NICE; Rowe 200 selection stereo Jukebox with 45’s; antique Cooper Clad wood burning stove-NICE; antique coffee hand grinder; antique J & R Parker’s Union Mill hand grinder;  pool table cues & wall rack; antique cash register; wooden bar set with 4 chairs; Kenmore kegerator, Bud Light handle; electric fireplace; Hamilton Beach Crockpot; Faberware 3 in 1 Crockpot; numerous Dale Earnhardt collectibles, NIB cars, signs, life size posters; Coca-Cola Dale Earnhardt cooler on wheels-NICE; Budweiser steins; Bud Light wall clock; Bud Light pool table hanging light; Bud Light hanging lighted sign; Busch hanging light; Anheuser Busch collectibles; Anheuser Busch wood crate box; misc. beer glasses & mugs; Bud Light Spud Mackenzie sign; multiple canvas folding chairs; misc. coolers;  (4) oil lamps; John Wayne frame picture; (2) Craftsman’s 16 gal. shop vacs; BrinkMann Pro series 2700 6-burner gas grill, cover-NICE; Frigidaire freezer; Crosley refrigerator; JD kids batt. powered loader; kids batt. powered F150 truck; M gas or charcoal grill, cover; Lifetime round picnic table, umbrella; misc. Christmas decorations; (2) metal green garden chairs; Tiki patio torches; and other misc. related items.

Household Items, Appliances & Miscellaneous Items: Frigidaire self-cleaning electric stove; Frigidaire refrigerator; microwave; wooden trash bin; wooden table with matching chairs; large sectional couch; recliner; Sanyo 52’ flat-screen TV; Toshiba DVD player; matching set of lamps; JD blanket; matching nightstands; Denver queen mattress, frame; JD décor ; JD toys; Green wooden dresser; JD lamp; Bissell vacuum; Twin bed; Dirt Devil vacuum; mini shop vac; serving tray on wheels; box of assorted vinyl records; misc plates & home décor.

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Recently Completed Survey

Gun List

  • Personal Property Photos

  • Guns, Knives & Ammo Photos

  • Tractor, Trucks & Attachment Photos

  • Tools Photos

  • Real Estate Photos

Auction Procedure: Personal property will sell first starting at 9:30 AM. Guns, ammo and  gun safe will sell at 10:30 AM. The real estate will be offered at approximately 12:30 PM. NOTE: We will be running 2 auction rings part of the time due to the vast amount of items in this auction. Bring a friend and lawn chairs for an exciting auction.

Terms for Personal Property:  Cash, check or credit card with a 3% convenience fee for using credit card. Photo ID required to register for a Buyer’s number. All gun & ammo purchases must be paid for by check or cash. Not responsible for accidents or articles left after day of Sale. Neither Auctioneers nor Owner guarantee condition of Merchandise in this Sale. Due diligence is the responsibility of the bidder/buyer. 

Real Estate Terms and Conditions: Down payment of 10% on the day of the auction upon signing a purchase agreement(s) immediately following the close of the auction. The remaining balance(s) will be due in 30 days at the closing with delivery of deed(s). Property is being sold subject to any easements or right of ways of public record. Buyer(s) will receive full possession at the time of closing. Buyer(s) should keep in mind that your bidding is not conditional to financing, so make certain that you have arranged financing if you need it.

Real Estate Acceptance of bid price: The successful bidder will be required to sign purchase agreements at the auction site immediately following the close of the auction. The final bid price is subject to the Seller’s acceptance or rejection.

Real Estate Title Insurance: Seller will offer title insurance on the property being offered in the auction. Seller shall pay the premium for the Title Insurance Policy and the only seller’s search charges. Any search charges and closing costs associated with the buyer shall be paid by the buyer.

Real Estate Taxes: The real estate taxes will be prorated to the time of closing.

Legal Questions: Legal questions may be directed to Attorney Drew Giffin in Paris. 217-465-7525

Agency: Moss Auction Team and their staff are exclusive agents for the Seller.

Auction Company Note: Announcements on Sale day take precedence over printed material or any other oral statement made.

Disclaimer and Absence of Warranties: The property is being sold on an “as is, where is” basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or the Auction Company. Each potential buyer is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations and inquiries concerning the property. The information contained in this brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the Auction Company. The auction procedure, conduct, and bid increments are at the direction and discretion of the Auctioneer. The Seller and the Auctioneer reserve the right to preclude any persons from bidding if there is any question as to the person’s credentials, fitness, etc. Auctioneer has final decision on all matters pertaining to this auction.

Seller: John & Elaine Armstrong


Paris, IL 217-465-4545

Matthew Moss IL lic.#440.000148


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