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New Benefit Auction COMING SOON - See here
UPDATE 6/28: Pictures of some items posted, see above link. Auction is still coming, bidding is NOT open yet.
UPDATE 7/1: Additional pictures added. Rontini has posted the more info at the above link.


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    Posted: 04 Mar 2018 at 2:08pm
BIDDING IS OPEN
Bidding will open JULY 8 at 0999 Pacific time. See post below for further info.

An Auction to benefit the Arizona Submarine Memorial.  

All items from the estate of Frank Rumbaugh.
Please note, all items (except the Birmingham lot) have a minimum bid!
  
The following items will be auctioned:  
(Plaques are metal and bronze and very heavy)

Plaque:  (2) USS CUSK  min bid $40 each

Plaque:  USS ROCK    min bid $40

Plaque:  USS CAIMAN  min bid $40

Plaque:  USS SNOOK SSN 592  min bid $50

NOTE: The above are plaques only and are NOT on boards.  Hobby Lobby can supply those.

Jacket: ORIGINAL FOUL WEATHER JACKET - SIZE L 42-44 IN NEAR NEW CONDITION. ON THE BACK IT READS FINBACK AND UNDER THAT 05.  THE PRINTING IS NOT BOLD AND CAN BE COVERED UP WITH A PAIR OF CLOTH DOLPHINS. "FINBACK" IS 6" X 1" IN SIZE-- 
MINIMUM BID ON THIS ITEM OF $125!

 Birmingham: (As a LOT) A collection of stuff from the Birmingham  (a silver dolphin web belt buckle with logo and Plankowner on it, 2 original Birmingham patches 4x6", and 2 pewter keychain coins in box with pouch.  






Edited by Rontini599 - Yesterday at 1:13pm
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USS Simon Bolivar - SSBN 641 (B)
USS Henry M. Jackson - SSBN 730 (B)
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NOT OPEN TO BIDDING YET!

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All plaques vary in weight from 4.2 lbs to 2.1 lbs. but will be send in small flat rate box--$8.00 each plaque and $3 each on the Birmingham items unless all go to one person, then $8 also.
The Cusk are two different sizes by 1/4"
This is for a 501 (c) 3 organization.  You can deduct from taxes.
I have no idea of the metal involved but they are very heavy. 

Minimum bids:
Plaques-$40 ea
Birmingham All $25 or each piece $6
Jacket $60-Shipping on this is $10.00

Payment will be by Check or M.O. only

I will post several times each the status of each item USING  YOUR INITIIALS AND THE BID.  Send your bid (whole dollars only)with BID in subject line to me:  BE SURE TO Send your full name and mailing information! 
rontini@gmail.com. 

BIDDING OPENS JULY 8TH 9am PACIFIC TIME AND WILL END ON JULY 29TH AT 9AM PACIFIC TIME. 



Edited by Rontini599 - 01 Jul 2018 at 3:37pm
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