Live Auction With Some Pre-bidding Jim Westphal Estate
Date & Time: The online portion of this auction will end on September 10th, at 8 a.m.
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Categories: List of items - VIEW AND BID (26) - CAR (2) - COLLECTIBLE (5) - GUNS (3) - JEWELRY (3) - MACHINERY (2) - TOOLS YARD GARDEN (6) - TOYS (5)


19721 Nowthen Blvd NW, Anoka, MN 55303

Preview Time

September 10th, starting at 9 a.m.

Auction Ending Time

Pre-bidding for this auction will end on September 10th at 8 a.m.

Pickup Time

September 10th, by 4 p.m.

Large items may be picked up after the auction if you make arrangements with the auctioneer.

A fee will be assessed for late pick up.

Auctioneer's Notes

NE corner of Viking and Nowthen Blvd’s in Nowthen. 4.75 Acres. Zoned commercial but residential use is OK. 3BR, 1BA. Pole building 60' x 46'. Commercial MLS#4745432. Broker: RE/MAX RESULTS. Agent: Rick Ruprecht (612) 384-8093.

Payment Instructions

Payment shall be made at the live auction. We accept cash, good Minnesota checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Unless other arrangements have been made with the auctioneer, all items must be paid for and picked up at the auction. Buyers shall be given a reasonable amount of time to pick up the large items. There will be no shipping. Two forms of ID are needed for checks, with at least one being a photo ID. No non-Minnesota checks. There is a $30 fee on all returned checks. There is NO BUYER’S PREMIUM for the personal property purchased at the auction. There is a 3% service fee for all payments made by credit or debit card. Checks in an amount over $5,000 must be guaranteed with a valid credit card and not a check card. Credit cards will be accepted up to $5,000. Pre-bidders who place bids greater than $1,000 must be approved in advance by AAA Auction. Approval requires providing AAA Auction with a copy of your driver's license and two credit cards. You will have the right to pay for your item with cash or a good Minnesota check when you pick up your item. If for any reason you do not pick up your item when scheduled to do sop, or for any reason your check is not honored by your bank, you authorize us to bill your credit card for your purchase along with a 3% credit card convenience fee. Please call (763) 421-3044.

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Shipping Instructions:

There is no shipping available for this auction.


Pre-bids are available on a small number of items as well. Pre-bidding shall cease at 8:00 am on September 10, 2016. The live bidding shall begin at the next normal increment above the highest pre-bid. If the pre-bidder has placed a higher maximum bid, the AAA Auction staff shall bid for the pre-bidder by proxy in normal increments as much as necessary to win the item up to the maximum pre-bid amount made. Pre-bid winners shall be called by AAA Auction staff as soon as possible only if the pre-bidder wins the item.

Partial Inventory of Personal Property


Rusty Stevens 12-Guage Shotgun; Very Nice .22 Pistol.


Citroen DS-21 (Does Not Run); 2004 VW Golf. Runs.

Rusty Gold

(None of these items have been started or tested) 680E Case Back Hoe and Bucket;2 Dump Rakes; 2 Field Cultivators; 2 2-Bottom Plows; Portable Saw Rig-No Engine; 2 Trailers; 2 Conveyors; Rollover Scraper; 3 Spring Tooth Harrow Sections; Portable Arch Welder; Bucket Scraper; Sickle Mower; IHC Single Bottom Plow; 6 Spike Tooth Drag/Harrow Sections; Mounted Cultivator; 2 Tractor Fenders; Single Disc; 2 Old Chevy Trucks (don’t run); 680E Case Backhoe and Bucket (does not run); Large Scrap Pile; 3 Semi Trailers, and Misc. Contents; Chevy C60 Flatbed Tilt Bed Truck ; 5 Walk Behind Tractors; Simplicity Broadmoor Garden Tractor; Jari Brush Cutter; Track for Bull Dozer; RR jacks; and more to be found.


(Jim had many tools. Many have been boxed up and are not available for an inventory at this time.) Oliver Crawler Loader 46-3 Runs; Master Force 2-Piece Tool Box Like New; Ladder; Jacks; Fleetwood Drill Press; Gantry Frame; Torpedo Kerosene Heater; Simplicity Garden Tiller; Acetylene Torch; Power Washer; Large Weed Eater; Simplicity Mower (Works) with Snow Thrower and Cultivator Attachments; Trailer for Simplicity Mower and More.


(Jim was a bachelor and lived his entire life in Nowthen. All of the regular household contents will be sold including): Living Room and Bedroom Furniture; Kitchenware; Tables; Lamps; Bookcases; Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; IBM Selectric; Fence Posts and More.


(We haven’t unpacked all of Jim’s boxes yet.) Vintage Toys Including Cars, Trucks, and Trains; Original Advertising Brochure for the 1948 Tucker as depicted in the movie); Kaiser Darrin Adverting Manual; Grey Rock Brake Manual; Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 4P Portable Computer; Pinback Buttons; Glass Iris Pitcher; Blue Band Pitcher; Toledo Scale; Many Old Hot Rod Magazines and More.


General Terms and Conditions

Special Terms for this Auction

Handgun bidders must be at least 21 years old and have a purchase permit, a carry permit or an FFL. All other bidders must be at least 18 years old. All items are sold "AS IS," "WHERE IS," and "FINAL," with no warranties, express or implied. Descriptions, illustrations, pictures, sounds, or videos posted on AAA Auction's web site are for identification purposes only and are not warranties of any type. Buyer assumes complete and sole responsibility for inspection of items prior to bidding and relies solely on his or her own inspection as to the condition, and value of items. Buyer waives any and all claims against AAA Auction based on the condition or value of items. Any references in the descriptions to gold or silver do not necessarily mean real gold or silver unless specifically stated. The auctioneer reserves the right to add or remove items from the auction; to edit descriptions; to add or remove photos; to cancel, suspend, extend or reschedule an individual item and or an entire auction; or to change an auction's closing time, preview time, or pickup time. Bidders realize that the Internet and all related technology is imperfect and hereby release Sellers and AAA Auction, LLC and its owners from any liability for missed bids and the like due to technical difficulties with the Internet or computer equipment or for any other reason. Bidder does hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Auctioneer and the Seller from any and all damages, claims, or liabilities from injuries to persons or property of any type whatsoever, caused before, during, or after the auction. All terms and conditions are subject to change

This is an estate auction and as such there is no sales tax on the non-licensed personal property. Also, the family of the deceased and the auction staff reserve the right to bid at the auction.

Real Estate

The real estate will be offered for sale by auction at approximately 12:00 noon. This is a reserve auction which means that the personal representative of the estate can decide to accept or reject the highest offer. If the highest offer is accepted, an amount of 8% of the highest offer shall be added to the offer to make the full purchase offer. This is called the Buyer’s Premium. The buyer will then be required to enter into a standard Purchase Agreement at the auction. Rick Ruprecht of ReMax Results shall represent the Seller. A 2% cooperating broker’s fee shall be paid ONLY IF the cooperating broker has registered with AAA Auction at least 48 hours before the auction. The terms of the Purchase Agreement shall include a NON-REFUNDABLE down payment in the amount of $15,000. This amount shall be paid with a certified check made payable to the Buyer and endorsed only if the Seller accepts the buyer’s bid. The closing shall take place within 45 days.

Contact: AAA Auction and Realty, LLC - Your Online, Live, and Benefit Auction Specialist
Business address (See individual auction notices for auction locations.)
19803 Nowthen Blvd.
Nowthen MN 55303-9655
Phone: Business Office: (763) 421-3044 Cell: (763) 427-7101
Fax: (763) 241-7904
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