AUCTION on April 13

Landmark Realty logoLARGE PUBLIC AUCTION
Sunday, April 13, 2014 — 11:00am
Trent Gymnasium
Lunch by Dell Rapids PEO

We will be offering the large stoneware, Fenton, primitives, furniture and other collectibles that Dennis & Joyce Holles of Dell Rapids, SD have accumulated and displayed in their beautiful historic home. They will be moving out of state and the time has come to dispose of their vast collections.

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REDWING: Spongeband bailed butter-No Lid; Beater jar w/Michaelson-Marcus, IA advertising; Three casseroles-Two w/lids; Custard; Two pitchers-one w/Home Builders advertising; Three bowls-one w/Peterson & Sons-Jasper, MN advertising; 5 Gal Water Cooler w/lid & bubbler; 1 QT-1/2 Gal Mason jars; Cherry Band pitcher; Beater jar; Sponge panel bowl; 1#, 3# w/1927-Minneota, MN & 5# pantry jars; White & Mather-Lyndale Brand 3# butter tub; Saffron cookie jar w/lid; Sponge ribbed bowl; Saffron bowl-Marsden Service-Reliance, SD; Lily chamber pot w/lid; 2 Gal Target & Lazy 8 Salt glaze crocks; 12 Gal Butterfly Salt glazed crock-cracked; 1/2 Gal Sterling Wine House-St. Paul fancy top finger jug; 15 Gal Birchleaf crock; 6 Gal Salt glaze churn; Nest of 5 blue band bowls; Lily pitcher & bowl; Blue band mug; Two Magnolia vases; Nest of 6 blue bowls; 2 North Star crocks; Collection of RW Newsletters; Blue Grey Floral 3# butter; Blue Grey Wildflower on bowtie chamber pot w/matching pitcher & bowl; Zinc & Albany bowls, butters, crocks& jugs-Fort Dodge bottom marked & one side stamped; Blue pitchers incl. Western Chain Link; Albany spittoon; Nest of Albany bowls; Ruckel’s Stoneware; Hartford, SD pitcher; LeMars, IA bowl; Box of asstd. Churn, crock, etc. lids; Blue Grey beans & sugar canisters w/lids; Blue Grey wedding ring 4”, 5”, 6”& 7” bowls; Blue pitcher-Cox Jersey adv; Walker Potteries Madonna; Brown sponge dish; Monmouth 4 Gal crock; plus many, many more items not listed.

COLLECTIBLES: Three wooden duck decoys; Lisbon, ND flint enameled bottle; West Marcrest dishes; Pfaltzgraff stoneware; Blue enamel roaster; Blue swirl bucket, pie plate & kettle; Dark blue small enameled pitchers; Corning-ware; Wood dishes; Fruit jars; Very large collection of baskets; Asstd linens; Aladdin Lincoln Drape kero lamp; Climax Kero lamp; Quilts, quilt top & quilt patches; Blankets; Collection of approx 100 aprons; Vintage baby clothes; Seashells; Eleven needlepoint pictures; Dazey 40 churn; Dell Rapids advertising items incl. custard, clambroth, bridge & high school plates; Collection of approx 100 Little Golden books; Tin doll house; Clothes drying rack; Prim carom board; Doll bed; Child’s sewing machines; Games & Toys; Gilbert mantel clock; Colonial wall clock; Land O Lakes tray; Harry’s Produce-Dell Rapids picture; Beater jars; Squirt Salt & Peppers; Light fixtures; Tins; Wood ice cream maker; Fan; Picture frames; Cream can; Wood nail keg; Prim. Kitchen tools; Globe; Matchbox cars; Washboard; Asstd Toy Tractors & implements; Porch pillars & rail; plus other items.

GLASSWARE: Very large assortment of Fenton blue, milk glass, satin yellow, green opalescent, cranberry and other colors in a wide variety of bowls, vases, etc. This collection includes Six signed pieces of Fenton. Very Large Collection!

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Walnut 3 drawer chest w/carved pulls; Walnut flat-top desk & chair; Primitive table; Prim Doll cupboard; Sofa table; Prim double door cabinet w/chamfered panels; Rush seat arm chair; Large walnut cupboard w/glass doors on top; Quilt rack; Oak rocking chair; Half tables; Two chimney cupboards; Two primitive cupboard bases; Prim wash bench; Iron bed; Prim hired mans bed; Wicker porch furniture; Twig table; Prim red bench; Prim double door cabinet top; Prim double door cabinet w/shelves; plus more.

CRAFTSMAN 10” Radial Arm Saw

Auctioneers Note: This is a partial listing of this very large auction out of one of the most beautiful historic homes in Dell Rapids. Plan on attending for many unique collectibles.


Auction arranged and conducted by:
Gulbranson Auction Service
Dean C. Gulbranson
Real Estate & Personal Property Auctioneer #296
Brookings, SD 605/695-0133or 692-2122
E-mail: or go to & scroll down to Gulbranson Auction Service.

Landmark Realty & Auction Kelan Bludorn, Auctioneer
Lee Burggraff 605/428-3909 Brookings, SD 605/690-7772
Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer #4372
Dell Rapids, SD



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AUCTION on April 12

Landmark Realty logoLarge Real Estate & Construction Retirement Sale + 2 Buildings To Be Moved – Saturday, April 12, 2014 – 11:00am
Dell Rapids, SD

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As I am semi retiring from the concrete business, I will offer my construction equipment & Real Estate at public auction on Saturday April 12, 2014 with personal property starting at 11:00AM located at 300 S. Quarry Rd. Dell Rapids, SD. Real Estate will follow & we will end at Main Street Service & equipment. Personal Property & Real Estate terms are as follows:

Terms On All Three Parcels: 10% down the day of sale with the balance due by May 15, 2014. Title insurance and closing fees will be split 50% buyer and 50% seller. 2013 taxes due in 2014 will be paid by the seller and 2014 taxes will be prorated to the day of closing. The new owner will get possession at closing. All properties are sold as is.

Parcel 1 Legal:Lot 12 Block 1 Mergens Addition to the city of Dell Rapids. Parcel ID# 85046

Parcel 2 Legal:Lot 11 Block 1 Mergens Addition to the city of Dell Rapids. Parcel ID# 85045

Parcel 3 Legal:Lots 1, 2 and 3 Block 24 Dell Rapids City Original to the city of Dell Rapids. Parcel ID# 22000

Property Description:

Parcel 1:This property consists of 9 unit 32×96 storage building sitting on a 67×220 foot lot. This would make a great investment property in the storage business. This property is located at 304 S. Quarry Rd. Dell Rapids, SD. The taxes on this property are $1,187.17.

Parcel 2:This property consists of an 8,352 square foot building of which approximately 4,000 square feet is insulated. This property is currently used as a construction shop & warehouse. The unfinished portion is used as warehouse, but would not take much to finish off. The floors are all concrete & the building is of stud frame & metal construction. There are 6 overhead doors entering this building. This building sits on a 137.85 ft x 220 ft lot and was constructed in 2011. Please call the auctioneer on the tax information for this property.

Parcel 3:This property is located at 431 E. 4th St. Dell Rapids, SD. This property is a gas station on Main St. in Dell Rapids built in 1950. According to county records, the lot is 66×100 with a 1,910 sq ft building. There are 3 bays with overhead doors along with an office and additional shop area. The pumps & tanks are there & records kept up to date. The uses for the property are unlimited. The taxes are $1,409.62.

Disclosure:The information contained herein is deemed to be correct but is not guaranteed. The RE licensees in this transaction are acting as agents for the seller. Sold subject to existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record.

Showing Instructions: To schedule your own private showing, please contact Lee Burggraff with LandMark Realty & Auction, Inc. at 605/428-3909 or 605/366-1673

Personal Property

Vehicles, Trucks, Boat:

  • Lot #1 – 1992 Chevy ¾ ton, 6.5 diesel turbo, auto, 4×4, reg cab, 177,121 miles
  • Lot #2 – 1993 GMC ¾ ton, regular cab, diesel, auto, 276,941 miles
  • Lot #3 – 1996 Chevy 2500 diesel, auto, reg cab, 219,757 miles
  • Lot #4 – 1997 Chevy 3500 2×4 w/ utility box, diesel, auto, 217,628 miles
  • Lot #5 – 2002 Chevy Duramax, ext cab, diesel, auto, 4×4, leather interior, 197,105 miles
  • Lot #6 – 2004 Chevy Duramax 2500HD, auto, ext cab, 167,042 miles
  • Lot #7 – 2006 Chevy Duramax, ¾ ton, diesel, auto, ext cab, leather interior, 169,867 miles
  • Lot #8 – 2009 Chevy Duramax 2500HD, auto, ext cab, 4×4, all leather, 137,241 miles
  • Lot #9 – 2000 Sterling LT9500 w/ Terex 58’ extendaboom, 230,857 miles
  • Lot #10 – 2001 International 4900 w/ Putzmeister 58’ concrete pump, extendaboom w/ Mobil control box, 95,487 miles
  • Lot #11 – 1980 Ford N7000 w/ gravel box
  • Lot #12 – 1992 Chrysler LeBaron convertible, 140,000 miles
  • Lot #13 – 1985 Sylvan I/O 16’ w/ trailer


  • Lot #14 – 2005 7×20 shop built, 18’ gooseneck, 2 – 5000 lb axles, beavertail, 386169
  • Lot #15 – 16’ bumper trailer, 2 – 7500 lb axles
  • Lot #16 – 1996 DCT model 60024, triple axle, 3 – 7500 lb axles, 26’ beavertail, 46BD14278A1020916
  • Lot #17 – 2010 DCT 8014 EZD-14, 14’ dump trailer w/ Honda motor, 4GBG24276T1011144
  • Lot #18 – 1992 Jerry James trailer, 10,000 lb gooseneck, 20’, 4BX952020N300003
  • Lot #19 – 18’ bumper pull flat bed, 2 6 bolt axles
  • Lot #20 – 20’ 4 axle shop built trailer
  • Lot #21 – 18’ shop built w/ beavertail, 2 – 7500 lb axles

Large Equipment/Skidloader/Tree Spade:

  • Lot #22 – Case 1845C, 3335 hours
  • Lot #23 – Case 430 skidloader w/ cab, 2012 hours
  • Lot #24 – Case 430 skidloader w/out cab, 1627 hours
  • Lot #25 – Vermeer TS44A tree spade
  • Lot #26 – Ingersoll Rand FL102VR60B extendaboom, 5645 hours
  • Lot #27 – John Deere 1445 front deck mower, diesel w/ 6 ft commercial deck
  • Lot #28 – Case DV201 roller packer

Misc Concrete/Shop Tools: Snap On tire balancer, WB250; Coats rim clamp 5065A tire machine; Magna Force 6.5 HP 2 stage air compressor; Ben Pearson 10,000 lb car hoist; Tune up cabinets; 4” bench vise; Bench grinder; Pro series floor jack; Air hose reels; Twin tank portable compressor; Karcher pressure washer; Power tools; Air tools; Air hoses; Commercial pressure washer w/ hoses; Fuel tank w/ pump; 200 gal. water heater; Overhead lube reel ; Cordless drills, saws; 9 drawer tool box & rolling chest; Many hand tools; 6” steel – 50; 4” steel forms – 30; Drill press; Pallet forks; Many shop supplies; Chop saws; 7” bench vise; Work benches; Millermatic 250 wire welder; Smith acetylene torch; Shumaker 200 amp battery charger; Ladders; Endgate seeder; Modine Hot Dawg shop heater; Power trowels; Trash pump; DuraHeat DFA45 space heater; 3 Honda vibrating packers; Winco generator; Powerscrete; Tires – pickup, trailer, skidloader; 2 rebar benders; 5 sections of 3’x8’ stackable shelving sections; Scaffolding; Bull floats; Shovels; Rakes; Milwaukee hammer drill; Husqvarna K750 concrete saw; Husqvarna K760 concrete saw; Concrete blankets; Much more!

Buildings To Be Moved: 2-32×96 stud frame steel covered sheds. Each shed has 2 overhead doors. These 2 buildings must be moved from the premises within 60 days from the date of sale. These are very nice buildings.

Auctioneers Note: There will be a complimentary customer appreciation lunch provided by Mergen Concrete for many years of patronage. Be sure to stop out and enjoy the lunch and the auction.

Owner: Mark Mergen; Mergen Concrete

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