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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: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00

High Bidder: # 224221
Scheduled Close
07:37 pm CST
Lot of Christmas Santa Claus' and stuffed animals: Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Workshop Santa, Santa Chef, and more.

Current Bid: $37.00
Next Required Bid: $38.00

High Bidder: # 89871
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08:21 pm CST
Lot of Holiday Candles and a Lamp: Holidays include- Christmas, Winter, Fall, Halloween, Spring, and Thanksgiving.

Current Bid: $165.00
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High Bidder: # 57470
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08:25 pm CST
Vickerman A138276LED 7.5&' x 55&'&' Kennedy Fir 650WmWht LED. Tree cost over $1,000. 7.5&' x 55" Kennedy Fir 1735 PVC Tips 650 Warm White Italian LED Lights, Dimesnions: Length:90 Height:55

Current Bid: $32.00
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High Bidder: # 283889
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08:31 pm CST
Collection of Glass Christmas ornaments and decor: Stained Glass Snowflakes ans Angels, glass Christmas Trees and Star Candle holders, decorative vintage Glass bottles, and other items as shown in pics.

Current Bid: $62.00
Next Required Bid: $63.00

High Bidder: # 178019
Scheduled Close
08:32 pm CST
Christmas Decor includes: 3 Jim Shore Heartland Creek Santa's, Musical Snow Globe, Bear Soldier and Golfer Nutcrackers, and other items as shown in pics

Current Bid: $63.00
Next Required Bid: $64.00

High Bidder: # 283889
Scheduled Close
08:32 pm CST
Large collection of Christmas ornaments and decorations. Many from around the world. Hand crafted glass ornaments, Spode ornament, 5 Merck Family Old World Christmas ornaments, gorgeous enamelled bulbs and glass bulbs, electric candle displays, and many more items as shown in pics.

Current Bid: $15.00
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High Bidder: # 89871
Scheduled Close
08:34 pm CST
Easter Decorations include Annalee Rabbit figures, Fitz and Floyd vase, decorative eggs, egg wreath, porcelain rabbit with basket, other ceramic Easter egg holders and other items as shown in pics (please see all pics. Many additional items shown in the second picture).

Current Bid: $16.00
Next Required Bid: $17.00

High Bidder: # 283889
Scheduled Close
08:34 pm CST
Halloween Decorations include Annalee Witch and Little Miss Riding Hood Costume figures, Blown Glass Pumpkin, Beanbag Pumpkins with actual pumpkin stems, Boneses Beanie Baby, light-up pumpkin, and other pumpkin jars and other decorations as shown in pics.

Cash or Credit Card Only


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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