Bader and Sons Co. 28th Annual Auction - Miedema Auctioneering & Appraisals, Inc.
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Bader and Sons Co. 28th Annual Auction

February 29, 2020, at 9:00 am EST


Auction Type:
Auction will be held at:
Bader & Sons Co., 1365 E Monroe Rd
St Louis, MI 48880 United States

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Auction Contact

Chuck Ranney – Auction Manager
Donna Reitsma – Consignor Questions & Contract Info
Phone:616-389-6440 / Fax: 616-538-5230
Proxibid Online Bidding Support
Consignment items can be dropped off to auction location on the following days:  2/24, 2/25 & 2/26/2020 from 8 am – 4:30 pm.

The Auction will start with 2 auctioneers selling at the same time:

Ring 1 – Main Farm Equipment.
Ring 2 – Misc. Farm Equipment.

At noon we will sell the combines, truck and trailers; and lawn & garden. 

After the combines sell we will finish selling Ring 1.

After the lawn and garden equipment sells, we will finish selling Ring 2.

Note: Online bidding will be available for all rings except for the Misc. ring.

Equipment list will be started the week of 2/24/20 & may change daily.  Please check back often! 

Auction Brochure Advertising Deadline February 5, 2020

PANCAKE BREAKFAST:There will be a free pancake breakfast before auction 7AM-9AM on Saturday, February 29, 2020 in the Bader & Sons Co. building behind the store, compliments of Bader & Sons Co. & Miedema Auctioneering, Inc.



  • Friday 2/28/20 from 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
  • Auction Morning 2/29/20 starting at 7:00 AM

Removal Times/Failure To Remove:

  • Day of auction, Saturday  2/29/20:  till 5:00
  • Monday 3/2/20 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 3/3/20 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 3/4/20 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Other times available by appointment we would like to have everything removed by 3/6/20


  • Forklift available on auction day and scheduled removal days
  • Loading Dock available on auction day and scheduled removal days

Sales Tax:

  • All items will be charged 6% Michigan State Sales Tax. Titled vehicles will be charged Michigan State Sales Tax, unless you provide our office with a copy of a valid dealer’s license (NO EXCEPTIONS). For exemption from sales tax on agricultural items, buyers will need to sign an agricultural exemption statement.

Buyers of Titled Vehicles:

  • State regulations require that we broker all vehicles sold, therefore you must sign your paperwork in the auction office.
  • A $125 title broker fee will be charged for paperwork. In addition, a $15 State of Michigan title application fee will be collected for the state of Michigan (Dealers are exempt from the title application fee ONLY).
  • Miedema Auctioneering will then process your title. If you wish to plate your vehicle there will be an additional fee. Proof of insurance will need to be provided for removal.
  • Contact our Title Coordinator (Charlyn) at 616-261-4972 with questions or to finalize title processing after purchase.


  • All items sell “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no warranty. There shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise as to the merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any goods offered in this sale.

Buyer’s Premium:

  • Onsite buyers: 3% discount on Buyer’s Premium if paid by cash or check.
  • Proxibid buyers: 6% with a 3% discount on Buyer’s Premium when invoice is paid with cash, check or wire transfer


  • Auction day by cash, cashier’s check, Visa, Mastercard, & personal check (Personal checks will be accepted at the auction company’s discretion.)
  • 3% Buyer’s Premium is added to the high bid. This 3% is waived if paid by cash or check.
  • Out-of-state checks MUST have a bank letter of credit GUARANTEEING payment to MIEDEMA AUCTIONEERING INC. for this auction and the amount of funds being guaranteed. See guarantee form HERE

All written material is subject to change. Announcements made day of sale take precedence over printed material.


February 29, 2020
9:00 am
Auction Type:


Chuck Ranney – Auction Manager
Phone: 616-560-0839
Donna Reitsma – Consignor Questions & Contract Info
Phone: 616-389-6440 / Fax: 616-538-5230
Proxibid Online Bidding Support
Phone: 877-505-7770

Auction will be held at:

Bader & Sons Co.
1365 E Monroe Rd
St Louis, MI 48880 United States
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