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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

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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: $260.00
Next Required Bid: $285.00

High Bidder: # 146944
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:33 pm CST
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Chelsea Clock 4.5" Ship's Bell Clock presented to General John W. Vessey, Jr. on December 2, 1983 by Western Conn. Council Navy League. Mahogany wood base is 8.25"W x 4"D x 6.25"H.

Current Bid: $301.00
Next Required Bid: $326.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:34 pm CST
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Very rare, vintage 1954 Hermes Paris "Oiseaux Des Champs Et Des Bois" (Birds of the Fields and Woods) Silk Scarf. Purchased in Paris, with original box and insert describing the birds shown. Brilliant color still, excellent condition. 34"x35".

Current Bid: $64.00
Next Required Bid: $65.00

High Bidder: # 92218
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:35 pm CST
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Very sparkly Shinsegae's Clutch Handbag given as a gift to the Vessey's by a General in the Korean military. Approx 10"W x 5"H. (Card from the gifting General, shown in pics, may not be included).

Current Bid: $130.00
Next Required Bid: $135.00

High Bidder: # 203226
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:37 pm CST
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"Bronco Buster" inspired by Frederic Remington National Cowboy Museum. Sets on top of a marble base. 9" at the tallest about 6" wide Signed or engraved on top Frederic Remington.

Current Bid: $161.00
Next Required Bid: $171.00

High Bidder: # 22878
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:39 pm CST
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Rare Peacepipe Tomahawk Ax with Native Beading by "The Water Moccasin". Brass head with steel blade on wood handle with beaded decor. 18"L.

Current Bid: $1,575.00
Next Required Bid: $1,650.00

High Bidder: # 294088
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:48 pm CST
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95-piece Westmorland Sterling Silver Flatware Set. "1940 George & Martha" pattern (same as Wallace Hampton). 24 standard spoons, 12 knives, 12 butter knives, 10 forks, 11 salad forks, 12 cocktail forks, 14 serving utensils.

Current Bid: $31.00
Next Required Bid: $32.00

High Bidder: # 256010
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:53 pm CST
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Rare Beaded Native Talking Stick/Feather Smudge Fan by "The Water Moccasin". Real feathers with beaded, leather handle. 21"L.

Current Bid: $300.89
Next Required Bid: $325.89

High Bidder: # 85599
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
06:54 pm CST
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Vintage, Genuine Italian Gucci, Purse/Handbag. Approx 9.5"W x 3.25"D x 7.25"H.

Current Bid: $42.00
Next Required Bid: $43.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:00 pm CST
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Coral Reef 12" tall 10" wide

Current Bid: $13.77
Next Required Bid: $14.77

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:04 pm CST
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Vintage/Antique Whiting & Davis Mesh Bag (chain-mail coin purse). Approx 3.75"W x 6.25"H.

Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00

High Bidder: # 78195
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:05 pm CST
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Plaque with double pen set (only one pen)with F111-F etched onto it Presented to General John W. Vessey, Jr From the men and women of 48th Tactical Fighter Wing RAF Lakenheath, England. Minnesota shaped plaque presented to John W. Vessey Jr. by Daniel Ojeda, Jr. State Chairman

Current Bid: $93.00
Next Required Bid: $98.00

High Bidder: # 224221
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09/10/2018
07:06 pm CST
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Collected at the North Pole November 1984 by USS Gurnard (SSN-662) for Gen Jack Vessey.

Current Bid: $26.00
Next Required Bid: $27.00

High Bidder: # 224221
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09/10/2018
07:06 pm CST
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Plate Plaque presented to Gen John W Vessey, Jr by Commander and All Officers 4 Corps

Current Bid: $22.75
Next Required Bid: $23.75

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:06 pm CST
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Award presented to General John W Vessey Jr. in appreciation for his friendship. From the Polish 2nd Corps Center 8 Foundation. November 22, 1986

Current Bid: $32.00
Next Required Bid: $33.00

High Bidder: # 116279
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:07 pm CST
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Crosscut Agate/Geode Clock presented to Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. from Minister Waldir De Vasconcelos, Chief of Brazilian Armed Forces General Staff, Feb 1984. 12.25"W x 9"H.

Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:07 pm CST
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Wooden plaque presented to Gen. John Vessey Jr. from the 1st Regiment of the Italian Army (Piera Cesare)

Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:07 pm CST
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Honorary Life Membership in The British Officers Club of Philadelphia plaque presented to General John W. Vessey Jr. on the 75th Anniversary Celebration of the club. 9"x12".

Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00

High Bidder: # 294266
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:08 pm CST
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Toastmasters International Communication and Leadership Award plaque presented to General John W. Vessey Jr. on April 30, 1988. 11"x13".

Current Bid: $41.00
Next Required Bid: $42.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:08 pm CST
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Photo Album of the 29th Republic of Korea Armed Forces Day (1977. 10. 1). Presented to General John Vessey by Minister of National Defense Republic of Korea

Current Bid: $91.00
Next Required Bid: $96.00

High Bidder: # 253929
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:08 pm CST
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Norwegian Rosemaling Painted Bent-Wood Pantry Box, and Bucket, from Norway. Gorgeous, one piece wood, bent around to form pantry box, and total size is approx 20"W x 12.5"D x 9.5"H. Bucket has a wood dowel pin to secure on lid, and total size is approx 8.5" dia. x 7.5"H.

Current Bid: $61.00
Next Required Bid: $62.00

High Bidder: # 253929
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:09 pm CST
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Norwegian Rosemaling Chest, Foot Stool, and Plate. Chest is 23.25"W x 11.85"D x 12.5"H. Stool is 16"W x 10"D x 8"H. Plate is 8" dia.

Current Bid: $82.98
Next Required Bid: $87.98

High Bidder: # 294212
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:09 pm CST
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Three (3) Asian Carved Rosewood and Carved Jade wall-hanging decorations. The largest one was given as a gift from the Chairman of Taiwan's VACRS (Vocational Assistance Commission for Retired Servicemen), and is 10" total dia. with a 5" dia. Jade centerpiece. It is approx 41"L from top of hanger to bottom of tassel. The other two are approx 6.5" total dia. with 3" dia. Jade centerpieces. The one with tassels is approx 37"L from top to bottom of tassels, and the other without tassels is 22"L.

Current Bid: $41.00
Next Required Bid: $42.00

High Bidder: # 285790
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:09 pm CST
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Maybe Rare Martin Luther King National Holiday March Poster with Stevie Wonder.  Black and Blue print on white paper.  Printed signature Avery Clayton 1 1979.  

Current Bid: $46.00
Next Required Bid: $47.00

High Bidder: # 48151
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:10 pm CST
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Cloisonne handled, Silver marked "70%+99%", Hors D'oeuvres/Cocktail Spoon and Fork set from the Republic of Korea. This was a gift set given by a Commanding General of the Defense Security Command of the Republic of Korea.

Current Bid: $401.00
Next Required Bid: $426.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:10 pm CST
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Set of Six (6) 99% SILVER shot glasses from the Plaza Hotel in Seoul, Korea, in case. When upside down, the shot glasses stand and look like a mouse.

Current Bid: $47.00
Next Required Bid: $48.00

High Bidder: # 257519
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:11 pm CST
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Six (6) Waterford Crystal Champagne Glasses. 9.25" tall.

Current Bid: $180.00
Next Required Bid: $190.00

High Bidder: # 271417
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:13 pm CST
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RARE, Very Rare ZIPPO lighter Presented by John Vessey Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. This was General John Vesseys personal lighter.

Current Bid: $69.00
Next Required Bid: $70.00

High Bidder: # 261203
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:19 pm CST
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Rare Pokemon collectible cards include: 2 Japanese cards (Magikarp #129, and Porygon #137), very rare Ancient Mew, 1999 Charmander #46/102, 1999 Machop #52/102, 1999 Magikarp #35/102. Plus 6 1999 Artbox Pokemon Action Flipz Premier Edition lenticular cards (changes character depending on how you look at the card).

Current Bid: $7.66
Next Required Bid: $8.66

High Bidder: # 116279
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:20 pm CST
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Star Wars collectibles include: - 192 Star Wars CCG (customizable card game) Cards (103 "Light Side" cards and 89 "Dark Side" cards). - 4 Star Wars books: 2 Visual Dictionaries (Star Wars and Episode I) and 2 Incredible Cross-Sections (Vehicles and Spacecraft, and Revenge of the Sith Episode III). - 3 Star Wars trading cards: 1996 Topps R2-D2, 1996 Topps Obi-Wan Kenobi, and 1997 Topps Rebel Transport.

Current Bid: $41.00
Next Required Bid: $42.00

High Bidder: # 50632
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:20 pm CST
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Large piece of Dong-A Silk, 100% silk made in Korea, presented by "LTG Yuji Araki, JGSDF, Chief, J5 (Plans), JSO, Japan - May '85). Silk is approx 168"L (14'ft.) x 42.5"W.

Current Bid: $130.00
Next Required Bid: $135.00

High Bidder: # 194418
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:21 pm CST
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Handcrafted, Solid Nickel-Bronze and Rosewood 36-piece Cutlery Set and case. 8 spoons, 8 forks, 8 soup spoons, 8 salad forks, 8 knives, and 4 serving utensils. Vintage, handcrafted in Thailand.

Current Bid: $23.00
Next Required Bid: $24.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:21 pm CST
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Ornate, Handcrafted in Thailand, Nickel-Bronze and Rosewood silverware (2 serving utensils and 4 spoons), and 6 sets of handmade wood Chopsticks with decorative sleeves, from Thailand.

Current Bid: $54.33
Next Required Bid: $55.33

High Bidder: # 50632
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:21 pm CST
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2 Korean Hand-Embroided Tapestries on Silk (10.25"x25.25" and 10.5"x24.75), and Hmong Hand-Embroidered Tapestry of animals (21"x30").

Current Bid: $37.00
Next Required Bid: $38.00

High Bidder: # 294208
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:23 pm CST
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Signed Tom Brokaw "The Greatest Generation", and Time magazine Memorial Day Special from May 29th, 2000 delivered to Gen John W. Vessey.

Current Bid: $9.00
Next Required Bid: $10.00

High Bidder: # 178019
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:23 pm CST
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To: GENERAL VESSEY Framed photograph of a United States of America aircraft of the 89th MAW Aircrew from Sept. 1985 (12"x15"), and U.S.A. Military Astra Department of the Air Force coffee mug.

Current Bid: $40.00
Next Required Bid: $41.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:28 pm CST
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2 Leather beaded purse bags(4 1/2"x5")

Current Bid: $55.25
Next Required Bid: $56.25

High Bidder: # 116279
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:30 pm CST
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Meerschaum Pipe. Long stem section is 4 pieces, plus mouth piece. Total size is 15"L.

Current Bid: $25.35
Next Required Bid: $26.35

High Bidder: # 24876
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:30 pm CST
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Three (3) limited edition, signed and numbered, Bass Research Foundation Stamp Prints: - 1981 Largemouth Bass by Les Kouba, #227/2500 (18"x17"). - 1983 Antique Lures by Donald Blakney, #227/950 (18"x17"). - 1984 Tenth Anniversary by RJ McDonald, #227/950 (21"x17").

Current Bid: $80.00
Next Required Bid: $85.00

High Bidder: # 116279
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:30 pm CST
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Leather Beaded Pipe Bag by "The Water Moccasin" (6"x24")

Current Bid: $31.00
Next Required Bid: $32.00

High Bidder: # 256010
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:32 pm CST
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48 Piece Vintage Alfred Meakin "Medway" pattern Porcelain Dish Set, made in England. - (11) 10" dinner plates. - (6) 8" salad plates. - (6) 6" bread plates. - (5) tea cups. - (9) 6" tea saucers. - (5) 5.5" dip bowls. - (1) 14.5" x 10.85" platter. - (1) 12.75" x 9.25" platter. - (1) 10.25" x 8" sauce bowl. - (1) creamer. - (1) sugar. - (1) 8.25" bowl.

Current Bid: $76.00
Next Required Bid: $81.00

High Bidder: # 294053
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:36 pm CST
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Wood Storage Chest is 44"W x 19"D x 22"H. Contents NOT included, chest only.

Current Bid: $25.00
Next Required Bid: $26.00

High Bidder: # 238047
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:37 pm CST
Closed
Star Wars Action Figure collection, including unopened Star Wars Mace Windu's Attack Battallion Battle Pack and Lego City Advent Calendar.

Current Bid: $11.00
Next Required Bid: $12.00

High Bidder: # 188680
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:38 pm CST
Closed
Three decorative items include: Handpainted "Dove/Bird" Planter, made in Mexico; metal lantern candleholder with glass sides and jeweled decor; and "Kindness Dog" wood plaque.

Current Bid: $26.00
Next Required Bid: $27.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:38 pm CST
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Petrified Wood centerpiece/platter, with 3 large Geodes and other real wood tree cross cut centerpiece/platter (10" dia). Petrified wood piece is glazed/sealed and is quite heavy (17"x9").

Current Bid: $51.00
Next Required Bid: $52.00

High Bidder: # 35242
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:39 pm CST
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Collection of Painted Pewter Circus Figurines, and solid Lead figures of Deer and Trains.

Current Bid: $37.00
Next Required Bid: $38.00

High Bidder: # 294305
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:39 pm CST
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Three (3) Handmade and Hand Painted Umbrellas from the Mountain City of Chiang Mai, Thailand. These umbrellas are almost 50 years old. The largest one is made of paper and is 32"L. The other two are made of fabric and are 26"L and 18.5"L.

Current Bid: $76.00
Next Required Bid: $81.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:39 pm CST
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Antique Display Case filled with 10 Solid Lead Toy Soldiers, and 7 vintage Britains Ltd. Deetail 1971 Wild West figures on metal bases. This whole display is very valuable. The wood case is gorgeous with glass panels and felt lined back. Some Britains Ltd figures and sets go for $100's+ on their own, and you won't find solid lead toys in the stores anymore!

Current Bid: $305.00
Next Required Bid: $330.00

High Bidder: # 50632
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:40 pm CST
Closed
Asian Silk art with Butterfly and Flowers (16.5"x19"), and Handpainted Asian art (20"x24.5")

Current Bid: $7.00
Next Required Bid: $8.00

High Bidder: # 262833
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:40 pm CST
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Collection of hand made pottery items. Mosaic plates, serving "chip and dip" platters, pitcher, mug, and more. See pics of artist's markings on pieces.

Current Bid: $25.75
Next Required Bid: $26.75

High Bidder: # 188680
Scheduled Close
09/10/2018
07:40 pm CST
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Seven (7) Decorative Serving Platters/Plates. Includes Italian made, Villeroy & Boch, Indonesia Crown Corning, and others.


Cash or Credit Card Only

NO CHECKS OF ANY KIND

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. 


Inspection:

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

Auction Closing:

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 06:30 pm

Removal:

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

612-590-3748




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