Huge Inventory of Personal Property to be Liquidated from Insurance Salvage Company

Furniture (Antique, Modern, Outdoor, etc.), Collectibles, Household, Appliances, Electronics, Small Tools, Construction Supplies, Gaming & Bar, Plus More! Multiple Sellers.

Began: 06/24/10 at 10:00 AM CDT
Location: 621 E. 14th Avenue, North Kansas City, MO 64116




Insurance Salvage


Antique Furniture

Fantastic Mission-style oak sofa; Oak serpentine front 6-drawer dresser; pine 3-drawer dresser; marble top fern stand; Everett piano; pair 10’ oak pews; cast iron/wood park benches-heavy duty; children’s oak chairs; oak side chairs; camel back trunk; vintage upright Frigidaire steel refrigerator; oak & walnut game table’ Eastlake-style walnut settee & arm chair; small rattan corner shelf; beautiful marble top walnut late 1800’s 3-drawer dresser; beautiful cherry-finish china hutches (2); 1930’s enamel top kitchen table; 3-pc cast iron garden bench w/chairs; 4-pc wicker set: sofa, side chairs & table; heavy carved slipper chair; copper lined walnut smoking stand; heavily carved paw foot arm chair w/grotesque back; various arm & side chairs; tuft backed needle point upholstered slipper chair; oak wash stand; oak 4-drawer dresser w/mirror; beautiful silk 8’x10’ Persian-style rug; several large area rugs



Modern Furniture

Brown leather & suede pit group; oak mirrored back lighted curio cabinets (2); 5’x7’ armoire; antiqued walnut library table; wrought iron flower stands; platform rocker w/ottoman; tuft upholstered ottoman; various styles mirror; Mission-style Queen bed; Adirondack-style chairs(2); wrought aluminum/glass top patio sets (7); new out of box bookcase; walnut finished Bombay-style 9-drawer dresser; mission-style 3-drawer night stand; carved easel; brass easel; pair oak fern stands;  leather 2-pc sofa & love seat (cream color); walnut finished kneehole desk; several office chairs; quality oak finished china cabinet; Sleep Number bed (queen); twin, full, queen & king mattress sets; over stuffed sofa; neutral floral pattern sofa; multi drawer jewelry box on legs; several upholstered occasional chairs;




Shriner’s Mini-Kars Inc 5hp mini car; Cast iron cider press; oak barrel washing machine-complete;  American Wringer manual wash tub; Rawlings autographed Frank Thomas bat; AMF Power Trac pedal tractor; repro pedal cars(2); wooden explosives crates; giant 3’x5’ parrot cage; parrot stand; split oak picnic basket; several sports jerseys; unusual cast iron pitcher pump; Life Savers display rack; St Jo Morning Gazette thermometer; metal cream can; 2 gallon Diamond Brand churn w/lid & dasher; wash tub; vintage snow sleds; child’s Hoosier-style kitchen cabinet; cast iron skillets; cast iron & oak butcher paper dispenser; Barbie-lots;




TV’S: Sony 32” flat screen & Hitachi 51” HDTV projection, 10+ misc. TV’s; Refrigerators: Whirlpool 25 cu ft side by side (black),  Coldspot 14 cu ft, White-Westinghouse 14 cu ft;  Amana commercial quality washer; several Dell computer PC’s & monitors-some flat screen; microwaves;  several Verizon cell phones; stereo equipment: tower speakers, receivers, bass speakers, cd players, mini rack systems, etc.; 3+ commercial chaffing pans-in box; 3+ large electric roasters-in box; small kitchen appliances; lots kitchen items;  lots Halloween & Christmas décor; numerous inflatable holiday décor; Bachman Northern Express train set-NIB;  several vacuums; Weber grill; Precor elliptical, wicker hamper; physicians scales; 10+ coolers; topiaries; sewing machines & sewing notions; several storage lockers;  children’s vcr tapes;



Small Tools & Construction Supplies

Craftsman gas mini tiller & gas hedge trimmers; full size truck topper; plumbing supplies; lots scrap metal & wire; Homelite string trimmer;  lawn & garden tools-electric & manual; small hand tools; conduit benders; carpet squares (6 boxes); several gas & electric hedge trimmers



Gaming & Bar

Vintage Gottlieb’s ‘Big Casino’ 5cent pinball machine;  Williams ‘Hurricane’ coin-op pinball machine; Super Stick Hockey; full size air hockey table;  ‘Tornado’ by Valley coin-op foose ball table; 27’ bar shuffle board; lighted Budweiser advertisement; Smirnoff lighted dry erase menu board; Bikes: Motobecane 10 speed, Schwinn Hurricane mountain- his & hers, Azuki 3-speed, Break PointPro mountain, Barbie child’s, Yerf-Dog tricycle; water skies (5 pair); wake boards (2); stereo equipment; portable karaoke machine;  basketballs; soft  & wiffle balls(dozens); Xbox; Game Cubes (2); Playstation 2; electric drums; New Bright remote control Hummer & Ford Coup;


All items are sold as is, where is, and assumes no liability for owner guarantees.  All property is open for public inspection and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to determine condition prior to bidding.


Purchaser assumes all responsibility for items at the time of purchase.  When the auctioneer sells the item to you, title passes and you have entered into contract to buy said property at your bid.  Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and the Seller assume no responsibility for items after this point. 


Payment may be made be cash, approved check with proper identification, MasterCard or Visa.  Items must be paid for day of sale and said items cannot be removed from premises without payment in full.  Returned checks or funds that are not honored for any reason will be turned over to the appropriate government authorities for prosecution and collection and a report shall be made to the proper credit bureau.


The purchaser also agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred by the auctioneer in the collection of funds.  The purchaser further agrees to pay for any other costs or losses incurred buy their failure to adhere to these conditions of sale.  In the case of a possible “tie bid”, (when the auctioneer and or ringmen have the same bid in two different places) we apologize.  The bid may be opened back up between the two tie bidders only at the auctioneers discretion.


The auctioneer has the sole discretion to advance the bidding and my reject a nominal advance, should it, in his estimation prove injurious to the sale.  It is not the intention of the auctioneer to overlook or miss any bid, but he will not be held responsible for said action.  When the auctioneer says “sold”, no further advances will be considered. 


You must have a bidding number to participate in the auction.  When you make a purchase, please show your bid card to the clerk for accurate record keeping.


A bid by any person shall be conclusive proof that the person agrees to the terms and conditions of the sale and has agreed to be bound by them. 


All announcements sale day take precedence over all prior printed material.


We hope that you enjoy this auction and the services we provide.                            

I-35 to Armour Rd., W. to Howell, S. to 14th Ave.

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