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Estate Auction of the Estate of Russell V. Puckett


Edens Auctions is pleased to introduce the Old Feld Home, a turn of the Century Mansion - National Registered Historic Property and Mississippi's Outstanding example of Mediterranean Romanesque Architecture, and The Estate of Russell V. Puckett, one of the finest selections of antiques you will have the opportunity to purchase, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Auction conducted pursuant to Order of the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi

Real Estate

The Old Feld Home was constructed in 1912 and remained in one family for decades. Mr. Russell V. Puckett purchased the home in the 80's and has lived there since that time. The home contains approximately 5000 square feet, a basement and separate garage. It is one of the most soundly constructed and uniquely designed homes of the era. The Home will be offered at auction, as well as an adjoining lot.
An adjoining lot will also be offered at auction. The lot is a large lot on Cherry Street and will be offered seperately, as well as together with the residence.

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Personal Estate - Antiques

Mr. Puckett had been an avid antique collector and dealer for over 45 years, selecting only the finest, most desirable and unique antiques he could find. He made his home in Atlanta for a period of time and has lived in the Old Feld Home in Vicksburg since the 80's. Once operating The Old Feld Home as an antique shop, due to physical limitations Mr. Puckett had long since discontinued antique trading.

The antiques presented at this auction consists of the selection of the finest antiques you will find. The selection will be offered at Live and Online Only auctions. Bidders will be invited to be present on the live auction dates, as well as offered the ability to bid online, leave absentee bids, email bids or make phone bids. Independent bidding agents will also be available for Buyers to select. Thousands of items will also be offered in Online Only Auctions. The home and adjoining lot will be offered at one of the live auctions with online bidding prior to the live auction.

Auction Types and Dates

Saturday, July 18th beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 19th beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Note: The Puckett Estate Online Only Auctions which follow the live auctions will be listed below. Each auction will run for two weeks. No pickups will be allowed until after the final auction. Pickup will only be August 12-19. Please review all terms.

Preview Dates: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 29, 30, 31, August 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 at 2108 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS.

--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #1 - July 22-August 5
--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #2 - July 23 - August 6
--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #3 - July 24 - August 7
--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #4 - July 26 - August 9
--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #5 - July 27 - August 10
--Puckett Estate Online Only Auction #6 - Reference Books about Antiques July 28 - August 11

Note: Real Estate will be sold Saturday at 12:00 noon. The auctions Saturday and Sunday will be live auctions onsite with no online bidding. Phone bids and left bids are welcome.


2108 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS.


Live Onsite Auction******

View Catalog - We are adding items from the estate so check back often. At this time this catalog includes onsite and online only items.

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What's included? The finest Nippon, Bronzes, RS Prussia, Old Paris, Minton, Meissen, Dresden, Belleek, Limoges, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Vienna, KPM, Wave Crest, Oil Paintings, Octavo 1st and 2nd edition Audubon Prints, Sterling Silver and Silverplate are only a handful of the type of items available. Fine Mahogany, Walnut, Rosewood and other furniture pieces are found throughout the home.

Items in Online Only*****

Items that will be in Online Only Auctions will include over 2000 items. They will be listed below as we select the items.

Reference Books about Antiques


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Jackson, MS. International Airport
--Approximately 1 hour drive to Vicksburg.
Monroe, LA. Regional Airport
--Approximately 1.2 hour drive to Vicksburg.
Other Airports in Jackson Metro Area - Private Craft
--Please contact for information.

Vicksburg Airport
--5855 Highway 61 S, Vicksburg, MS. 39180 - (601) 636-4925
--Contact for details.
Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport
--175 VTR Airport Road, Vicksburg, MS. 71282 - 318-574-5841
--Contact for details.


By participating in this auction you agree to the following terms:

All lots sell as is, where is. Edens Auctions, Inc. and the seller do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. Edens Auctions, Inc. encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. Edens Auctions, Inc. has attempted to provide accurate descriptions of all items. It is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Printed statements or descriptions by Edens Auctions, Inc. staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion.

No Returns
All sales are final. There are no returns, refunds, or adjustments.

Buyer's Premium
A buyer's premium of ten percent (10%) of the high bid will be added to the high bid to determine the final selling price for the auction lot.

Sales Tax
For this sale Sales tax will be required for all in State purchases and out of state that pick up items at the auction.

All buyers must pay for their purchases in full at the conclusion of the auction.

Edens Auctions, Inc. accepts the following forms of payment:

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All items in this auction are available for inspection by calling on the dates specificed.

All items, may be picked up once Edens Auctions, Inc. has received and acknowledged payment in full. Buyers are responsible for rigging, loading, and moving all items purchased without assistance from Edens Auctions, Inc..

Any items not removed by this time will be considered abandoned property. Edens Auctions, Inc. reserves the right to resell the items and retain all sales proceeds as payment for accumulated, unpaid storage and handling.

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Age Requirement
All bidders must be 18 years of age or older.

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