310 Sorensen Drive
PO Box 498
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Office 605.234.4214
Mobile 605.730.4214

310 Sorensen Drive
PO Box 498
Chamberlain, SD 57325

Real Estate & Personal Property Estate Auction


Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10 am


Owners: Bertha Smith Estate & Gary Smith Estate

Auction Location: 811 N Main St, Chamberlain, SD

Auctioneer's Note:  Gary Smith was born, raised, lived and worked his entire life in the Chamberlain, SD area.  To settle Gary's estate and the estate of his mother, Bertha, the real estate and personal property will be sold at public auction.  There will be much more personal property than what we are able to list, simply because much of it is already packed away and ready to be brought out auction morning!  The real estate offers a unique opportunity to own commercial real estate on the high-traffic Main Street in the north end of Chamberlain.  Real Estate will be shown by appointment only.  This is an estate auction so come prepared to buy!  Remember...Only at Auction!

Real Estate Details:

Legal Description: Lots 7-9 Block 16 H.J. Kings Addition, Chamberlain. 2015 R.E. Taxes: $1021.48.

Property Info:

Built in 1954, this 1064 sq ft three (plus) bedroom, two bath home is situated on a 75’ x 100’ commercial (C-2) lot on north Main Street, Chamberlain, SD. The new owner can maintain the house at its current use as a single-family home or convert to an investment/rental property or operate a business in an excellent high-visibility location. With the current home’s separate, outdoor basement access, the potential exists for a two-unit rental property. This property has plenty of opportunity for many different buyers. The property will be shown by appointment only. 

Real Estate Terms:

A $5000 non-refundable earnest money deposit along with a signed purchase agreement will be required the day of the auction. The balance of the purchase price will be due in full, certified funds at closing on or before November 22, 2016 at Brule Co Abstract, Chamberlain, SD. The Seller will pay 2015 R.E. taxes due and payable in 2016. 2016 R.E. taxes due and payable in 2016 will be pro-rated to closing date based upon the 2015 levy.  Buyer is responsible for subsequent R.E. taxes. Title Insurance and closing service fee will be divided equally between Buyer and Seller. Information on this property was obtained from the Brule County governmental offices.  This information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed by the Seller or Peterson Land & Auction LLC who is representing the Seller only in this transaction. Property will be sold subject to seller confirmation. No buyer contingencies of any kind are offered nor will any be accepted. Please have financial arrangements secured prior to bidding-property sells for cash. The property will be sold in “As-is” condition-No warranty is made as to property boundaries, soil productivity, water supply or environmental hazards. Please inspect the property to the extent deemed necessary and rely on your own judgment when bidding. Do your own research both onsite and offsite. Announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed material or prior representations.



2003 Honda VT750CD Shadow Deluxe motorcycle, American Classic Edition, sharp

1993 Subaru Sambar mini truck, AWD, 99,400 miles, manual trans

1995 Buick Skylark

1997 Homemade 4’x8’ utility trailer


Round antique oak claw-foot table and 4 oak chairs

Oak corner display cabinet

Antique dark wood buffet

Antique oak dresser w/mirror

Antique dresser w/mirror

Wood jewelry cabinet

Various older chests of drawers

Office chairs

Hard sided briefcase

Wood file drawer

Numerous lamps

Numerous end/side tables, shelf units, plant stands, footstools, small benches

Wood microwave/kitchen cart

40” flat panel TV

Fireplace tools

(2) Fabric couches

5 gal glass water cooler jug


Asstd Black Hills Gold, diamond jewelry & costume jewelry

Oval photo frame w/convex glass

Elongated military picture of 1st SD Cavalry, Camp Cody

Military picture Auxiliary Remount Depot, No. 326, Camp Cody, NM, Jan 11, 1919

Numerous wood antique chairs

Several wooden children’s chairs

Stock certificates from Homestake Mining Co

Box vintage cookbooks

Box of comic books

Wood quilt rack

Box of Zane Grey books

Coronado cabinet radio

Coca-Cola store cooler display

Gumball machine

Wood Coca Cola pop crate

Various other Coca-Cola items

Hamm’s & Budweiser trays

Tote of Pepsi & Coke holiday glasses

Oliver & Hazel Strand, Chamberlain, SD advertising

Strand’s Dairy Queen, Chamberlain, SD advertising

Frey Hardware & Implement Co, Tripp, SD advertising

Tonka car transport truck/trailer

Texaco Fire Chief sign, single sided

Misc & Numerous traffic signs

Empire RR flashlight

Oil lamps

Behrens metal container

1847 Rogers Bros silver service set

Various ashtrays

(2) Antique sewing machines

Waterfall dresser/vanity

Numerous & various small items, knick-knacks and other small collectibles


Numerous flats of hand tools

Misc fishing reels

Black leather motorcycle saddlebags

Misc load straps

MVP 2T floor jack

Misc electric tools

10A battery charger

Camp chairs

Numerous plastic totes


Numerous kitchen items

Electric roaster


Anchor Hocking plates, saucers & other dish sets



Personal Property Terms:  CASH or BANKABLE CHECK.  Not responsible for accidents, theft or advertising error.  Buyers are responsible for their items once purchased.  No property is to be removed until settled for.  Auctioneers and clerks expressly disclaim all warranties either expressed or implied-items sell "AS-IS".  Announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed material.  ID is required for bidding number.  Sales tax will be charged.