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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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Current Bid: $7.00
Next Required Bid: $8.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
07:14 pm CST
Camera bag. Actually a travel bag but used as a camera bag and to be honest its not a bad fit. Good size, side pockets, inside zipper pocket, shoulder strap and very little use.

Current Bid: $42.00
Next Required Bid: $43.00

High Bidder: # 45734
Scheduled Close
07:22 pm CST
The compact Sony DCR-SX41 Handycam camcorder can fit in most pockets and super light. Ideal for sporting events, wildlife, or distance shooting, 60x optical zoom brings you closer to the action, so you can capture extremely tight shots, even from far away. In addition, Digital Zoom Interpolation means that extreme digital zooming (up to 2000X) is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms. The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders, and utilizes precision ground optics to maintain the sharpness and contrast found in larger lenses. Records video to 8GB of embedded memory or removable Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick Pro Duo media. A professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens delivers sharp, high resolution images and its 60x optical zoom helps you capture extreme close-ups from far away. 8 GB of built-in memory can record and store up to almost 6 hours of video footage (SD LP mode). Plus, hybrid recording technology delivers a new level of flexibility of capturing and transferring your video footage and digital photos from the camcorder to compatible viewing devices. Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens Type - 60x optical zoom, 2000x digital zoom Includes - Power Adapter/In-Camera Charger (AC-L200), Rechargeable Battery (NP-FH40), A/V Connecting Cable, USB Cable, 2.7 Wide Touch Panel LCD Display (123K Pixels) 1/8 Advanced HAD(TM) CCD Imager 35mm Equivalent - 35mm Equivalent - 39 - 2340mm (16 - 9), 44 - 2640mm (4 - 3)

Current Bid: $92.00
Next Required Bid: $97.00

High Bidder: # 273206
Scheduled Close
07:23 pm CST
Nikon D80 DSLR Camera with Nikon AF Nikkor 28mm Lens.

Current Bid: $62.98
Next Required Bid: $63.98

High Bidder: # 256010
Scheduled Close
07:24 pm CST
Amazing versatility! Not only does the DCR-TRV340 record beautiful studio-quality videos it also gives you four ways to transfer video to your computer! If you want to use separate software to edit home movies on your PC, use the i.LINK jack for speedy transfer of full-resolution digital video. For e-mailing, record 60-second MPEG clips to the included 8MB Memory Stick

Current Bid: $33.32
Next Required Bid: $34.32

High Bidder: # 256010
Scheduled Close
07:24 pm CST
Video Mic

Current Bid: $10.10
Next Required Bid: $11.10

High Bidder: # 203800
Scheduled Close
07:24 pm CST
Samsung DVD/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/MP3 Player Model DVD-HD931, with remote.

Current Bid: $140.00
Next Required Bid: $145.00

High Bidder: # 178019
Scheduled Close
07:25 pm CST
Samsung 31.5" LED SMART TV "Series 5" 5500. Model UN32H5500AF

Current Bid: $105.00
Next Required Bid: $110.00

High Bidder: # 285494
Scheduled Close
07:25 pm CST
Kitchen Aid Model K5-A

Current Bid: $26.00
Next Required Bid: $27.00

High Bidder: # 80230
Scheduled Close
07:28 pm CST
Nikon Coolpix S80 Digital Camera with instruction manual, camera charger, and 3 batteries.

Current Bid: $63.00
Next Required Bid: $64.00

High Bidder: # 33185
Scheduled Close
07:38 pm CST
Emerson 4.5 cu.ft. Compact Refrigerator with Freezer. Model CR519B. 20.25"W x 21.5"D x 32"H

Current Bid: $514.00
Next Required Bid: $564.00

High Bidder: # 80230
Scheduled Close
07:53 pm CST
Epson Stylus Professional Photo Printer R2880 (model B431B), with a bunch of different photo paper and printer paper. We were told that the printer has not ever been used.

Current Bid: $123.00
Next Required Bid: $128.00

High Bidder: # 48151
Scheduled Close
08:10 pm CST
Pioneer 43" Plasma TV (PDP-434PU) with side or bottom speakers (PDP-S30-LR curreny mounted on the sides). Comes with Pioneer Pure Vision Plasma Display System Media Receiver PDP-R04U, Samsung DVD-C500 DVD player, and remotes. Current set up on a swivel base with speakers mounted on the sides, total size is 50.25"W x 29"H. TV itself, minus base and speakers, size is 44.25"W x 25.75"H.

Current Bid: $107.99
Next Required Bid: $112.99

High Bidder: # 256010
Scheduled Close
08:32 pm CST
Unopened HP Photosmart Premium AiO C309g All-In-One Print/Scan/Copy Printer (CD055A/ABA). Wireless and Bluetooth printing with HP TouchSmart Screen. Unopened and unused.

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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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