GONE! Public Administrator Ordered Real Estate & Contents Auction

Investment Opportunity!!

1 1/2 Story Fixer Upper features 2 bedroom 11/2 bath, walk-out full basement, living room, dining room, enclosed front & back porches with carport. Great Investment Buy!

Began: 08/13/10 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 5505 St. John, Kansas City, MO 64123
Began: 08/01/10 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 08/01/10 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 5505 St. John, Kansas City, MO 64123

Began: 08/08/10 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 08/08/10 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 5505 St. John, Kansas City, MO 64123

Living Room: 13×13; beautiful original tiled mantle over gas insert, ceiling fan, French doors to entryway, hardwood floors under vinyl

Dining Room: 10×13; ceiling fan, lots of natural light though pair of windows, hardwood floors under vinyl

Kitchen: 10×12; painted cabinetry, gas stove hook up, hardwood floors under vinyl

Kitchen ½ Bathroom: 5×5; half bath only

Master Bedroom: 9×11; hardwood floors, 2 closets

Bedroom 2: 10×10; hardwood floors, 2 closets

Full Walk-Out Basement: 16×18; HVAC access


Fixer Upper

Fenced Back Yard

Car Port

2 Bedroom

1  & ½ Bath



1990 Chrysler Dynasty 4 door 3 liter V-6, automatic, 77,785 miles cloth interior, power windows/doors VIN#1B3XC463XLD785866

Antique & Vintage Furniture

3-drawer dresser w/oval beveled mirror in wishbone; Mahogany mans bureau; mahogany bow front drawers kneehole desk; steel patio settee; 1940’s end table/magazine rack; mahogany Empire-style side chair; retro upholstered love seat; walnut finish drum end table; walnut finished small armoire; folding extra bed; 3-pc painted mahogany full bedroom room suite: bed, chest of drawers & dresser; electric adjustable hospital bed

Watch & Clock Collectibles

Beautiful L Marti Co porcelain clock; fine Ingraham Regulator clock in oak case; unusual Master Crafters early plastic clock w/Sessions movement; Standard Unbreakable Watch Crystals Inc crystal inserting kit; 14kt Ladies Wittnauer wrist watch; 1000’s of watch parts-some new old stock: crystals, bands, cases, stems, movements, springs, HUGE COLLECTION; watch makers work benches (2); lots small precision watchmakers tools; Invento Staking tool kit no.18;  retro wall clocks; retro clock radios; various mantle, wall & coo coo clocks; bridal/wedding clocks

Pocket Watches

Hamilton, Amer. Waltham II, Illinois Watch, Illinois Bunn Special, Northern Express, H.W. Co, Elgin, F.B. Adams & Sons, Fortuna, Caravelle, Admiral, Standard, Rockford, Zeitz Bros., Roskopf

Wrist Watches

Mickey (swiss), Wyler incaflex Dynawind, Benrus, Croton, Ernest Borel, Waltham, Baylor, Lord Elgin, Soviet (CCCP), Accutron  


1950’s retro table & floor lamps; 1950’s pink Pyrex nesting bowls; early stoneware pitchers; Fire King Jadeite mixing bowl; McCoy mixing bowl; Kenmore & Arctic Aire metal blade fans; lots kitchen aprons & tea towels; cast iron Black Hawk corn huller; cast iron bracket lamp holder; dozens games & puzzles; steamer trunks; quilts; 45+ glass blocks; Sterling Parrots; Rings: 14k Star Sapphire w/2 diamonds, 14k White w/diamonds, 14k White “Cosmic Diamond”, 14k White, 14k Yellow


Teac Nostalgia stereo system-newer; 6+ wheel chairs; dozen plus VCR storage cases-full; Sentry fire-proof safe; Radio Shack FM/AM/Short Wave portable radio; Kirby vacuum; pots/pans; linens/towels; flannel sheets; blankets; box fans; new in bag sleeping bag


Newer 3.5 hp Yard Machine lawn mower;  Briggs & Stratton 3 hp front tine tiller; B & D electric mower; appliance dolly; Everglow kerosene heater; Handicap controls for car (2); Electric Remington pole saw; Toro electric blower; 6’ aluminum step ladder; lots hand tools: Cresent, Vice Grip, Channel Locks, hammers/saws/screw drivers, clamps, etc.; 6+ small metal tool boxes; battery chargers (2); Wen soldering gun; jump pack; jumper cables; torch kit; mini compressor




Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, social security number, and a valid driver’s license. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.



The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 5% down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.  Cash, cashier’s check or personal or business check will be accepted for the down payment



Financing is not a contingency of sale in this offering. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that potential bidders ensure in advance that they are able to obtain the necessary financing to close the transaction.



The successful bidder(s) shall execute a purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise. 



Buyer(s) shall close within 30 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s).



Seller shall furnish at seller’s expense an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the total purchase price and shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).



2010 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date.



Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases.



Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and its representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller.



A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) shall be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price to be paid by the successful bidder(s).



A commission will be paid to any properly licensed Broker who registers a successful buyer according to the appropriate Broker Participation Agreement. This form is available from the Auction Company and must be completed and returned no later than 48 hours prior to the auction.



The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranty or representations, expressed or implied, is made by the Seller or the auction company. All announcements made by the Auctioneer during the auction take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made. All information contained in the advertising and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the purchase agreement.  Property available for and subject to sale prior to auction.



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