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Welcome to John Kruesel's General Merchandise & Auction Company.

22 3rd Street Southwest
Rochester, MN. 55902-3019
Phone 507-289-8049
Fax 507-289-8602

Our normal business hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST. If you're traveling a long distance, contact us ahead of time to make sure we'll be open. The shop might close a day here and there during auction season.



Located at 6614 Highway 42, Elgin, MN

Two miles south of Elgin on Highway 42. 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Starting at 6:00 p.m. sharp!



Excellent Location

New 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home

This property consists of a new  home and several out buildings.  If you are looking for a rural property that has a great location, on a blacktop road, this is the property.  This home is so new that the woodwork has not been finished.  It has a large greatroom with a kitchen at one end. It has a heated basement floor, with an outside wood burning furnace. It has an Aprilaire system and central air.  There are several out buildings for storage.  It has a main floor laundry room, a whirlpool bath tub and a walk in shower.  This property is being sold in as-is condition, with you being able to finish the home to your tastes.  This is a rare opportunity to buy a rural property with a large new home. The house measures 64' by 28' = 1512 square feet main floor with a full, unfinished walkout basement. Total 3,024 square feet.  This property is being sold to settle Mr. Kahn's estate.

Toro Zero Turn Lawn Mower w/ 25 HP Kohler engine, 50" Deck to be sold following the Real Estate.  Terms on the mower are cash with a 10% buyers premium.

Click on the "Auction Galleries" link on the left menu to see many photos.

TERMS:  The terms  are $20,000 down payment on auction day, with the balance due on the day of possession.    The down payment deposit is non-refundable.  Possession and closing to be on or before November 15, 2014  The property is being sold subject to probate court approval.  Sale day information shall take precedence over printed information.

NOTE: There will be a 6% buyer fee added to the high bid to determine the final contract price.

INSPECTION:  This property will be open for your inspection on: Saturday, September, 20, from  11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Thursday, September  25, from  5:00 to 7:00 PM.

Thursday, October 2, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

For more information call John Kruesel at 507-254-1614 or Lowell Gilbertson at 507-282-8466


Enter our antique lighting galleries by clicking on the
links in the menu on the left. We carry a wide
variety of antique lighting, including:
Art Nouveau era electric ceiling fixtures,
sconces and table lamps;
Victorian gas ceiling fixtures,
sconces and table lamps,
Art Nouveau era gas-and-electric ceiling
fixtures and sconces;
and Victorian kerosene ceiling fixtures,
sconces and table lamps.

Our storefront, the 1874 Williams Building, on historic Third Street Southwest, Rochester, MN.

We carry a general line of antiques, specializing in lighting, estate jewelry, historic documents and photos, and "the unusual." We provide appraisals, marketing advice, a complete auction/estate sale service and consultation on historic lighting restoration projects.

We'd like to hear from you!