REAL ESTATE HAS SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION! Furniture, Household, Collectables, Tools & More. Everything Sells to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price!

Immaculate, Milton Estates, One Owner, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath True Ranch, Custom Built in 2004, Open Kitchen, Dining & Living Areas, Tall Ceilings, Neutral Colors, 3 Car Attached Garaged, Finished Basement & More!

Began: 03/22/13 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 17112 E. George Franklin Drive, Independence, MO 64055
Began: 03/10/13 at 2:00 PM CDT
Ended: 03/10/13 at 4:00 PM CDT
Location: 17112 E. George Franklin Drive, Independence, MO 64055




Dining Kitchen: 18×22; lots natural light, oak cabinetry with island & pantry,  GE smooth surface range, microwave & dishwasher, 9’ ceilings, tile back splash, crown molding, back yard access

Great Room: 15×22; fireplace, large transom windows, ceiling fan, carpet

Master Bedroom 15×16: walk-in closet, recessed ceiling with fan, carpet

Master Bathroom: 8×17; Jason jetted tub, double marble vanity, shower enclosure and separate water closet

Bedroom 2: 12×12; double closet, carpet

Bedroom 3: 12×12; carpet

Hall Full Bathroom: 6×8; marble top oak vanity, tub/shower combo

3-Car Oversized Garage: 23×34; Lift Master openers (3)


Full Walk-Up Basement

Finished Family Room: 19×23; 9’ ceilings, walk-up to back yard, carpet

Bathroom: 6×9; marble top oak vanity, shower

Huge Unfinished Hobby/Storage Room: 25×28; 9’ceilings, built-in shelving, HVAC & water heater access



Milton Estates Neighborhood

Level Privacy Fenced Back Yard

Brick & Stucco Front

Open Kitchen, Dining & Living Rooms Floor Plan

4 Minutes to Highway System

6 Minutes to Major Shopping

8 Minutes to Independence Regional Hospital

Trane XB80 HVAC system



1999 Mercury Grand Marquis, loaded, leather, power everything, tilt, cruise, keyless entry, new tires on rear, 4.6Lt V-8, VIN#2MEFM75W7XX675326


Gold, Sterling & Costume Jewelry, Coins

Heavy 10k yellow gold Shriner’s rings: 2 with red or blue stones, 3 with diamonds-1 huge diamond; man’s heavy 10k yellow gold and onyx w/’P’ emblem; sterling Shriner’s pin; Ford Trucks Salesman award 10k yellow ring; embossed match safe-sterling?; Ladies 2 tone 10k white gold bridal ring set with .60 ctw and paperwork; Hamilton 10k mans wrist watch; Elgin gold plated railroad pocket watch; 1909 VDB wheat penny-VG; 1904-O Morgan Dollar in case; 1943 Wartime steel pennies-in case; 1964 Kennedy half in case; 1922-S & 23-S Peace Dollars;  Morgan Dollars: 1882, 1889, 1900-O, 1921-D, 1921 (3).


Antique & Vintage Furniture, Collectibles

Beautiful 2-pc Dixie mahogany full bedroom suit: head & foot board w/mattress, serpentine front dresser w/mirror;  3 pc walnut 1930’s full bedroom suit: bed w/foot & head board, dresser w/mirror, chest of drawer; 3 qt Dazey churn; mid century walnut finish chest of drawers; Sprague and Carleton hard maple tea cart; maple gossip bench; PYREX:  misc 1950’s mixing bowls, 4-pc nesting casserole set, pie plates, etc; 4-plc setting pastel Franciscan china w/cream & sugar plus S&P; Griswold cast iron skillet; Zenith solid state Integrated Stereo System w/Allegra 3000 home speakers; retro table lamps (3); misc. artwork; 100+ albums-33’s, 45’s, & 78’s; Goofus glass Last Supper bread plate; lots of pressed & patterned glass; stemware; Victorian spooners; misc. depression glass; maple vanity chair; small pine bookcase; youth pine roll top desk; pine rocking chair; Westminster anniversary clock; Lane cedar jewelry box from Maywood Furniture Ind., MO; walking canes; maple sideboard; matched upholstered 1950s divan & armchair; metal & maple adolescent desk; lots of board games; 1940’s desk lamp; advertising tins; washtubs-one w/stand; mid-century dinette table & chairs.


Modern Furniture & Household

Kenmore side by side refrigerator w/dispensing door & filter cartridge; 1 year old Kenmore washing machine; Kenmore 80 series dryer; microfiber recliner; upholstered swivel rocker; oak 3-pc living room table set w/beveled glass; oval oak dining table w/leaf & 6 heavy chairs-nice; oak break front china cabinet; oak bookcase w/broken pediment & finial; set Farberware pots/pans; lots Corel & Corning Ware;  misc small kitchen appliances; non-stick cookware, cake pans & cookie sheets; SS flatware: Cortina, Ameta, Orleans, Kayson, etc.; oak finish TV stand; picnic table; concrete bird baths; glider & porch swing; Sheppard’s hooks; twisted wire plant rack; lots of misc. office supplies; lots of towels & linens; blonde oak youth chest of drawers; Toshiba 20in TV; 2 & 4 drawer file cabinets; electronic blood pressure cuff; 50+ Rubbermaid-style tubs-various sizes; hundreds of cookbooks; lots Tupperware; ladies purses, wallets, belts & shoes; cheval mirror; 8 cu ft chest freezer; Kenmore 24 cu ft refrigerator; metal 2-door storage cabinets (4); misc. bar stools (5+); and much more!


Sewing, Quilting & Hobby

Kenmore model 385.16530000 programmable sewing machine; name brand serger; 10+ boxes quilting material; OttLite; quilting, cross-stitch & sewing instructional books; transfers; hundreds of spools of thread, buttons, zippers, & needles; carrying & storage cases; patterns; solid & patterned material-large & small;; Performer glider; Lifestyler 2100 treadmill; Sears XC 3500 exercise bike; yard sticks & cutting mats; lots of holiday décor; and much more!


Tools & Outdoors

2007 Troy-Bilt Super Bronco riding mower, 42 in. twin blade side discharge w/bagger, 5-speed with reverse, super low hours; 5 yard cart; Craftsman 5 drawer mechanics chest toolbox (2); newer Craftsman gas string trimmer; 32cc Craftsman blower vac; hard maple top & steel work bench-lighted; Craftsman, Great Neck, Powr-Kraft, Vise Grips etc. mechanics hand tools; tackle box-loaded; large & small Weber grills; lots of charcoal; 10+ rods & reels; dip nets; live baskets; electric chainsaws & hedge trimmers; extension cords; pipe wrenches; auto, home, & lawn chemicals; floor jack; Black & Decker shop mate; nut & bolt bins; lots of lawn & garden tools; 2-wheeled dollies; mops & brooms; corded carpenter’s tools; wooden & aluminum step ladders; rope & chains; 20 ft aluminum extension ladder; sprinkler tractor; 6 pc Ridgid & Craftsman monkey wrenches; Craftsman bench grinder; locking gun safe; pair kerosene portable heaters; and much more!



Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone 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).


2013 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. Advertising may contain pictures of wildlife and other items that are for illustrative purposes only. The Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of the Seller up to, but not beyond the Seller’s reserve (if applicable). The Property is available for and subject to sale prior to auction.

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