Quante Auction – October 21st


The Living Estate of Joan Quante has commissioned Brahm & Brahm Auction/Realty to sell the following on

Saturday, October 21st @ 10:00 AM

Located at the Huntingburg Conservation Club. Address is 8728 S 100 W Ferdinand. From U. S. 231 South in Huntingburg take Sunset Dr. for 1 mile to Co. Rd. 200 W then 2.1 miles to 950 S then 1 mile to Co. Rd. 100 W and 1 mile to auction sight. Watch for signs.

Real Estate

Tract 1 * 40 Acres Wooded

Located 3.5 miles East of Ferdinand. From Main St. in Ferdinand take E 5th St. {Ferdinand Rd. E} for 3 miles to Co. Rd. 475 E, then .5 mile to acreage. 40 acres all wooded with a good stand of mixed hardwoods in various stages of growth including a considerable amount of marketable timber. Several nice building lots. Approx. 1,418 feet of blacktop road frontage. Good hunting area. Great Investment opportunity. Rural location yet close to town.  Immediate Possession.

Tract 2 * Home W/Corner Lot, Garage

Located at 640 Virginia St. Ferdinand. From Main St. in Ferdinand take 7th St. to the West for one block. The property is on the corner of 7th and Virginia Streets. Consists of a well built, one and a half story home w/4 bedrooms, kitchen w/appliances, dining room, living room, bathroom, two enclosed porches, beautiful oak woodwork, vinyl replacement windows, Hi-Ef gas furnace w/central air, large corner lot, garage w/concrete drive. Immediate Possession.

Open House At Both Tracts: Sunday, October 1st From 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Terms & Conditions: All financing to be pre-qualified. An earnest money deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be required the day of auction with the balance to be due within 45 days. Estate reserves the right to approve the final bid. For showing or information call Tony @ 812-367-1388.

Antiques & Collectibles

Huge wardrobe w/double doors, double bottom drawers, 19”W X 5’2”L X 7’5” H; large dark finish cabinet w/wood tear drop pulls; oak 5 drawer chest; oak glass door book case; painted slant top desk top; early 1900s Graphotype machine on iron stand w/30 drawer metal cabinet filled w/address dies; 3 drawer walnut dresser base; pair of Eastlake chairs; several nice flat top trunks; painted cabinet base w/shelves; ornate metal base lamp w/hand painted glass shade; Arito-Matic dress form on stand; 4′ wrought iron & slat wood park bench; Limited Edition framed prints signed & numbered by local artists; Holland Custard & Ice Cream porch box; costume jewelry; many record albums; religious statues & prints in frames; church music books; Bell & Howell projector; old cameras; galvanized pails; granite wash pans; box of green quart canning jars; ornate wooden porch trim. Pottery: “Compliments of Saalman & Quante Dealers In Genl. Merchandise Ferdinand IND.” mini brown scratch jug; 4-gallon brown & white churn bottom; Louisville Pottery #3 crock; Crown Pottery #2 crock; McCoy 10” mix bowl. Hand Stitched Quilts, Doilies & Dresser Scarves: 4 patch work quilts; 1 applique, 3 embroidered; doilies & dresser scarves, table cloths, etc. Ferdinand History: Framed 1840 “Der Stadt” Town Plat; many Ferdinand 1990 Sesqui – Centennial books; St. Eberhard “Mitglied” badge; two 1897 St. Eberhard Constitution & By Laws books; 1892 – 1893 Dubois County Schools Township Institute Work books; 2 old 2′ X 2′ Dubois County Township & Highway System maps. Large Santa Collection: Including hand carved wood from various countries in original boxes. 


Fort Smith oak dining room set w/ oval table & high back chairs, large China cabinet, sideboard; tan Bushline sofa and love seat; prayer kneeling bench; painted round kitchen table & chairs; round maple kitchen table; oak curio cabinet; oak platform rocker; oak single bed; pine home desk; bentwood office chair; several arm living room chairs; single brass bed; bedroom dresser, chest, nite stand; wicker trunk; oak 2 & 4 drawer file cabinets; glass door entertainment stand; large decorative wall mirror; many, many open and sliding door book cases; open shelf curios; drawer storage chests; several sliding door music cabinets; decorative metal fern stand; stainless cookware and flatware; kitchen & household appliances. China & Glassware: Large set of Homer Laughlin dinnerware; stemware sets; berry bowl set; egg plates; handled fudge plate; tea glass sets; milk glass pieces; other nice glassware.

Lawn & Garden

Black & Decker MM875 19” electric mower w/grass catcher in very good condition; 6′ & 8′ step ladders; metal wheel barrel; space savers filled w/small hardware; 3 metal storage shelves; long handle garden tools; small hand tools.

Many Other Items Too Numerous To Mention.

Owner: The Living Estate of Joan Quante.

Auctioneers Note: Real Estate @ 10:00. Climate controlled w/seating. Joan was a genealogist and was very interested in local history.

Terms & Conditions: Cash or check with proper ID. Nothing to be removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents. Announcements day of Auction take precedence over previous advertising.