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Franz Ranch, Inc Retirement Auction

- SOLD -

Start Time: 9am

End Time:

Inspection Date: October 24th - 25th

654 West Leisle Road; Ritzville, WA 99169

Auction Highlights

After 5 generations and 121 years, the Franz Boys are retiring. They are well known for their intuitive and inventive farming, creative manufacturing and for being stewards of the land.  As one of the largest dry land farmers in Adams County, Randy and Curt Franz are community minded gentlemen who think outside themselves, helping others in times of trial and hardship. 

They have an excellent line of late model tractors, combines, headers and farm equipment as well as an excellent line of adapted, proven older equipment setup for modern tractors. 

Please join us on October 26th, 2023 for a large retirement auction and celebrate the beginning Randy and Curt's next adventure.  This will be an event to remember. 

Virtual Catalog - Lots 1 through 106 - Vehicles, Trucks, Trailers, Harvest Equipment, Tractors and Field Equipment

Timed Catalog - Lots 500 and Above - Shop Equipment, Parts and Misc

Virtual Catalog  Timed Catalog  

Auction Information

Terms & Conditions

Your use of this site and bid placement constitutes your acceptance and agreement to adhere to these terms. Please print a copy for your records. All bidders are responsible for reading all terms and conditions carefully. Lack of knowledge of Auction Terms and Conditions will not release bidders from their obligations.

The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept and/or reject bids at his or her discretion.


A. All sales are final – no refunds

B. All purchases must be paid for in U.S. funds by October 30th.

C. Invoices not settled by October 30th will become subject to a 4% late fee.

D. Cash, wire transfers, business checks and good personal checks are accepted forms of payment.

E. Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover are accepted forms of payment with a 4% Processing Fee

F. Unless otherwise arranged, the auction company will charge out credit cards on account for online buyers.

G. If paying by check, buyers not personally known by the Auction Company. must present an irrevocable letter of guarantee from issuing bank, guaranteeing payment to Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers, Inc.

H. The Auction Company reserves the right to contact issuing bank to verify funds if the Auction Company deems it necessary. The auction company reserves the right to hold the purchased item(s) until funds are credited to Auction Company’s bank.

Buyer’s Premium
A. All Premiums are figured on a “per item” basis. Buyer's Premium of 10% is added to the high bid on any items $2,500 and under. Buyer’s Premium of 2% is added to any items purchased at $2,501 and above. Please take this into consideration when bidding. (Bid price + buyer premium = sale price.)

Sales Tax
A. This project is exempt from sales tax

Item Removal Schedule
A. Items should be removed by October 31st

            Thursday, Oct 26th – Until 4pm

            Friday, Oct 27th – 9am – 4pm

            Saturday, Oct 28th – 9am – 2pm

            Monday, Oct 30th – 9am – 4pm

            Tuesday, Oct 31s – By Appointment

B. No item(s) will be removed from the auction site until the full invoice has been paid.

C Any item(s) remaining at the auction location past the designated removal date may become subject to a $25/day storage fee until the item(s) are removed. The storage fee must be paid in full prior to item removal.

C. Any items remaining after 30 days of auction close will be remarketed at the expense of the original buyer.

Title Transfer
A. All titled vehicles are subject to a $200 Title transfer fee.
Titled vehicles weighing under 8,000lbs have the option of a title transfer and plate registration.
Trip permits are available upon request.

Fee varies from $277 - $362 depending on weight. 45-Day Temporary permit is included with this option.

3-Day Trip Permits are available for purchase for $35

B. Out of state buyers are subject to a $100 out of state handling fee.

C. License Motor Vehicle Dealers will be subject to a $75 Dealer to Dealer fee.

D. Any and all fees will be collected for every vehicle sold.

Remaining Terms
A. All items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS with all faults and without warranty expressed or implied. Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers is not responsible for any missing or incorrect listing information. We have attempted to provide accurate descriptions. However, it is the bidder's responsibility to conduct any inspections to determine the condition and feasibility of the bidder’s intended use. Descriptions that are provided by the auction company are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. It is automatically acknowledged by registering that you have either personally inspected the items being sold, hired an agent to inspect the items being sold, or you have waived your right to inspect the items being sold. By placing a bid, this creates a contractual agreement to purchase the items being sold at the high bid price plus Buyers Premium and any additional fees.

B. The Auction Company and/or the estate are not responsible for accidents on auction day or after items are sold.

C. Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers has full discretion to modify the date and time, order, and details of the auction for any reason or for no reason at all, including but not limited to technical issues, emergencies, and convenience of Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers or the Seller.

D. In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software or any other online auction-related technologies, Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers, MarkNet Alliance, and the Seller reserves the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software nor Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers, Inc, MarkNet Alliance or the Seller shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason. Email notifications may be sent to registered bidders with updated information as deemed necessary.

E. Any and all announcements on auction day will take precedence over any and all printed material.

F. I grant Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers the right and permission to use video or still imagery of me or in which I may be included with others, to take, use, reuse, publish, and republish the same in whole or part.

G. Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers reserves the right to revise The Terms and Conditions at any time.

H. The bidder agrees to pay reasonable attorney fees incurred by Auctioneer, should the Auctioneer require the services of an attorney to enforce bidding terms. Any such legal action will take place in Grant County, WA.


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