Realty & Auctioneers
Manchester Livestock Auction
563 927-3660 (office)
563 920-0361 Marvin's Cell
563 920-2082 David's Cell
Private Treaty Real Estate
Auctions are our only
business - -
One of the most important days in your financial life
deserves full time attention
give us a call
your special date
Providing National Exposure
Over my 43+ years in the auction
I can remember conducting 17 auctions in 14 days
(which was before Manchester Livestock Auction)
same calendar year going 59 days between auctions!
during that time the "Greatest Generation" was retiring or moving
and that generation were keepers which made for very interesting
We've now lost the largest portion of the
and the current generation is NOT the
keepers like their parents.
When you combine that with Ebay,
Garage Sales, Auction Houses
and many other factors, there are
certainly less auctions to attend.
The same is kinda true of
farm retirement auctions. When my father
started in the
auction business in 1947, after getting established, he
conduct 40 to 60 retirement machinery auctions annually .....
only from November to the end of February
since most farmers were
renters, not land owners.
That was also in the time when each
section probably had 4 to perhaps 6 farmsteads.
Today there might
only be 4 ag producers in 6 sections!
What does this mean
....... Less Auctions!!!!!!
However, we're proud to say we
might be the oldest
continuous family auction business in
combining old fashion service with modern day
and we still sell auctions including 80
auctions annually at Manchester Livestock Auction.
thinking of having an auction
we'd be most happy to visit with
on a confidential - no obligation basis
and let you