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WHITEFORD EXCLUSIVE North Oaks Estate General John W Vessey Jr.- Part 2 1971 M151A2 Jeep, Sterling Silver

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Closing Monday
09/10/2018 06:30 pm CST


Auction Location: 2 Ski Lane, North Oaks, MN 55127 / Phone: 612-590-3748

Commercial & Industrial, Heavy Equipment & Construction

Auction inspection this Saturday September 8th from 10am-1230pm in North Oaks at the address listed.

Whiteford Auctions is honored to present part 2 of the distinguished estate of General John William Vessey Jr., the tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to President Ronald Reagan. 

4 Star General John William Vessey Jr was a native Minnesota, born in Minneapolis in 1922. In 1939, he joined the Minnesota National Guard and was assigned to the 34th Infantry Division. His unit was activated in 1941, in anticipation of U.S. participation in World War II. General Vessey went on to serve honorably and bravely in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. His life of service to the military was justly rewarded when in 1982, General Vessey became the tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the last World War II combat veteran to serve in the position. A Minnesota bill was just passed to Honor this 4 Star General by making June 29th  “General John Vessey Day".

Not all items in the estate were General Vessey’s, some were from the family. The 1971 Jeep was not from the Vessey estate however was from another military veteran. 



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Showing 1 to 11 of 11 items
Current Bid: $282.00
Next Required Bid: $307.00

High Bidder: # 50632
Scheduled Close
06:59 pm CST
2-sided Korean Enameled and Carved Room Divider/Screen with gold leaf. Day scene on one side and Night scene on the other. 42.5"W x 36"H.

Current Bid: $136.00
Next Required Bid: $141.00

High Bidder: # 277266
Scheduled Close
06:59 pm CST
Quartersawn Buffet with Mirror and Cedar Dovetailed Drawers. Buffet is 48"W x 22"D x 38"H to top of buffet. Mirror is 13.75"H on top of dresser, so 51.75" total height to top of mirror. Contents NOT included, buffet with mirror only.

Current Bid: $241.68
Next Required Bid: $251.68

High Bidder: # 265877
Scheduled Close
07:00 pm CST
5-Drawer Cherry Wood Dresser is 30"W x 22"D x 48"H. Contents NOT included, dresser only.

Current Bid: $375.50
Next Required Bid: $400.50

High Bidder: # 265877
Scheduled Close
07:01 pm CST
Gorgeous Wood Wardrobe. 40"x70-1/2"x22-3/4". (Currently being used as an entertainment center. Contents not included).

Current Bid: $850.00
Next Required Bid: $900.00

High Bidder: # 52225
Scheduled Close
07:01 pm CST
Maple wood Bedroom setup includes Free-Flowing Bunk Bed/Desk Combo and Dresser. The lower portion of the bunk bed can be completely transformed. The bookshelf can be removed and a mattress can be laid down and used for a bottom bed, the lower dresser area can be removed, the long skinny storage box can be placed on the top bunk and used as a headboard and to shorten the bed on top, everything can be removed from the bottom area to be completely open, or can be used as a desk area as shown with a bench seat. Seperate, 3-drawer matching dresser unit is 36"W x 17.5"D x 36"H. Total bunk size is 89"W x 47"D x 66"H to top of top bunk side rail (73"H to top of guard rail/highest point). Twin XL size mattress shown on top bunk is free to winning bidder. (Contents, comforter, other furniture shown in pics NOT included).

Current Bid: $725.01
Next Required Bid: $775.01

High Bidder: # 44406
Scheduled Close
07:01 pm CST
8-Drawer Quartersawn Red/Cherry Oak Wood Dresser with Cedar Drawers. 40.5"W x 18"D x 51"H (plus 2.5"H backsplash). Contents NOT included, dresser only. See matching dresser and mirror offered in lot 18.

Current Bid: $610.01
Next Required Bid: $660.01

High Bidder: # 44406
Scheduled Close
07:02 pm CST
12-Drawer Quartersawn Red/Cherry Oak Wood Dresser with Cedar Drawers, and Matching Mirror. Dresser is 66"L x 18"W x 42"H (plus 2.5"H backsplash). Mirror is 54"W x 3.5"D x 26"H. Contents NOT included. See tall matching dresser offered in lot 17.

Current Bid: $216.00
Next Required Bid: $226.00

High Bidder: # 137158
Scheduled Close
07:02 pm CST
Twin Day Bed with Trundle Bed. Comes with 2 single size mattresses to winning bidder. Trundle Bed frame raises to similar height at day bed, and lowers to fit under day bed. Size of Day Bed frame approx is 87"L x 40"W x 35"H to top of frame in back. (Sheets, comforter, linens, etc. not included).

Current Bid: $501.00
Next Required Bid: $551.00

High Bidder: # 80230
Scheduled Close
07:02 pm CST
King Size Bed Frame, along with free King size Orthopedic Pillow Top Mattress and Split Box Spring to winning bidder. Bedframe is 88.25"L x 81.5"W. Headboard is 48"H in middle. Headboard posts are 59.5"H. Footboard is 25"H in middle. Footboard posts are 35.5"H. 16.5"H to top of side rails. (Linens, comforter, pillows, etc. and other items shown NOT included. Frame, mattress and box spring only).

Current Bid: $115.00
Next Required Bid: $120.00

High Bidder: # 185696
Scheduled Close
07:13 pm CST
Room & Board Drop Down Desk/Organizer. 52"x55"x22".  Matches the kitchen table lot # 12

Current Bid: $130.00
Next Required Bid: $135.00

High Bidder: # 107663
Scheduled Close
07:41 pm CST
Adjustable steel bedframe, along with free Full size Sealy Posturepedic Lavish Plush mattress and box spring to winning bidder. (Comfortor, pillow, linens, etc. And other furniture shown NOT included. Frame, mattress, and box spring only).

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Credit Cards only up to $4,995 per transaction per card. 

Pick up for the Jeep will be on Sept 11th at 6pm in Plymouth MN.  Inspection will be in Plymouth as well.  Time and date to be determined. 


Sat, Sep 08, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Auction Closing:

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 06:30 pm


Wed, Sep 12, 2018 09:00 am - 05:30 pm

Bidding Increments:

Range Increment 
$0.01 - $75.00$1.00
$75.01 - $150.00$5.00
$150.01 - $250.00$10.00
$250.01 - $500.00$25.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00$50.00
$1,000.01 - $5,000.00$75.00
$5,000.01 - $50,000.00$100.00
$50,000.01 - $75,000.00$250.00
$75,000.01 - $100,000.00$500.00
$100,000.01 - $2,500,000.00$1,000.00

Buyer's Premium

Hammer Price TierBuyer's PremiumCap
$0.00 - $4,999.99 13.00%
$5,000.00 - infinity 10.00%$1,000.00

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2 Ski Lane
North Oaks
MN, 55127


  • 45.0854358000, -93.0903350000

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