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NEPGA Internet Seed Auction 2003
 



New England Pumpkin Growers Association
First Annual Internet Seed Auction
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Date: Saturday March 1st 2003 8:00 PM EST


The NEPGA will be hosting there first ever Internet Seed Auction. Many new and old World Class Atlantic Giant seeds will be auctioned. Many of the seeds have never been made available on the auction block before, and may never be made available again.

A huge thanks goes out to the Dill Family for allowing one of the nations top Pumpkin organizations, the NEPGA to conduct this years seed auction. All proceeds obtained will be used in streghthening our mission in promoting the hobby of growing Atlantic Giants.

It is our intention to make this first time auction run smoothly. Therefore, when bidding, please indicate the lot # everytime along with the bidding amount. If the bidding slows, the moderator will post the highest bid and then ask for additional bids. Going once, 10 seconds, going twice 10 seconds… then SOLD!! We suggest printing this page and keeping it handy the evening of the auction. This will make following and checking off the seed lots easier as the auction progresses. Also in order to help spread the fun, no one person may purchase more than four lots.

Terms of sale:

  1. Money Orders preferred, any personal checks will be held for 2 weeks before seeds are mailed. Payments are to be made out to NEPGA.
  2. Payments are to be mailed to: Jim Kuhn-NEPGA 116 Normand Road, Goffstown, NH 03045
  3. Seeds will be shipped Priority mail and will require a signature at delivery.
  4. The NEPGA can not guarantee the germination of seeds shipped. To our knowledge, all of the seeds appear to be solid seeds, and all sales are final.


Lot    Seed(s)    Parentage
1. Dill 875-99 Wentzell 914 x Dill 715
  This seed is in great demand. It grew the Hebb 1215-02, a new Canadian record. It also grew two over 1000 lbs., and eight over 700 lbs.
  Hebb 1215-02 Dill 875 x sibbed
  New Canadian Record. This pumpkin only had 18 viable seeds, so this may be the only time you will see it offered, especially with the 875 Dill.
 
2. Checkon 815-98 Anderson 977 x Lloyd 935
  This seed grew the Checkon 1190-99, and five over 700 lbs.
  Desrosiers 840-02 Pukos 805 x self
  Chosen to be the BigPumpkins.com "seed of the year" and the new CT state record.
  Black 620-96 Black 884 x Orr 887
  This seed grew the Mettler 974 and the Mettler 937, plus five over 700 lbs.
 
3. Mombert 940-98 Mombert 866 x Mombert 567
  Grew the 2001 World Record 1262, Many 700, 800, & 900 pounders.
 
4. Bobier 723-99 Lloyd 935 x Mettler 865
  Needs little introduction! 4 pumpkins over 1100 lbs, 15 over 1000 lbs, and 52 over 700 lbs. This seed is becoming scarcer by the day… Could be your last chance to get one!
 
5. Kuhn 1020-01 Kuhn 712 x Stelts 801
  First year out this seed produced two over 800 lbs, and two over 700 lbs. All weighed very heavy…
  Kuhn 855-01 Calai 846 x Bobier 723
  First year out produced a beautiful 900 lb. plus and one over 800 lbs. Very orange offspring!
 
6. Parks 720-00 Shymanski 825 x Geerts 946
  Has produced a 1049, and one over 900 lbs. A big demand seed for 2003.
 
7. Mongeon 300-98 Mombert 866 x Ciliberto 697
  Has produced 700, 800, and one over 900!
  Hester 582-01 Mombert 940-98 x Holland 1026
  First year out of the gates it produced the second largest pumpkin in the GPC, the Whittier 1186. (word has it Bruce was one of the only people to try this seed in 2002) Not a bad track Record!!
 
8. Kuhn 712-00 Lloyd 935 x Eaton 780
  This seed has produced 4 over 1000 lbs, 2 over 900 lbs, 8 over 800 lbs, and two over 700 lbs. Most weighing well over the charts. Was also the pollen donor for the World Record Houghton 1337.6 2002
 
9. Pukos 652-00 Mettler 865 x Burke 1092
  Produced a 1058 pounder!
  Pukos 735-01 Calai 846 x self
  Grew a 1083 its first year out…
  Pukos 805-00 Burke 1092 x Bobier 723
  Grew 2 over 1000, and six over 800 lbs (they tend to go heavy too!!) What more can we say, it’s a WIN, WIN, WIN purchase !!!
 
10. Holland 827-92 Holland 575 x Holland 742
  Has produced 2 over 900 lbs and nine 700 - 800 lbs.
  Holland 879-97 Mombert 567 x Bax 990
  Has produced the Emmons 1144-01, seven over 800 lbs, and 4 over 700 lbs, including the famous 790 Daletas.
  Holland 1026-00 Holland 903 x Lloyd 935
  This seed was the first 1000 lb seed to produce another 1000 lb offspring.
 
11. Rose 960-01 Bobier 723 x Stelts 801
  This seed produced a 979 and an 883 it's first year out.
  Wentzel 914-98 Greer 1006 x open
  Grew the Rivard 1062, Cox 1048, and many, many more.
 
12. Weir 1260-01 Bobier 845 x Calai 846
  This seed grew a 954, and a 709 that were well over the chart on it's first year out. Only 75 seeds were obtained from this pumpkin. Move Quick! May possibly be the only time you see it on the Auction block!
  Weir 580-01 Calai 846 x Bobier 845
  Reverse cross of the 1260.


Lot Seed(s) Parentage
13. Mombert 866-97 Mombert 567 x Ciliberto 734
  This seed grew the famous Mombert 940-98 and many others 700-800 lbs. One of a kind seed and considered scarce by many!
  Mombert 1173-02 Calai 846 x Mombert 1064
  This pumpkin weighed 100 lbs over chart, and the cross is excellent.
 
14. Calai 869-00 Calai 846 x Stelts 801
  Grows a deep orange pumpkin. Grew the 953 Langevin that was given the Pretty Pumpkin award at Topsfield in 2002.
  Nesbitt 845-01 Calai 846 x Bobier 723
  First year out this seed grew the 1076 Werner!
  Werner 1076-02 Nesbitt 845 x Kuhn 980
  Have to like the cross!
 
15. Stelts 801-00 Shymanski 825 x Rose 562
  Needs no Introduction- it's a winner!
 
16. Carter 995-01 Calai 846 x Mombert 859
  Produced 2 over 900 lbs, and a few 700 and 800 pounders, FIRST year out… Beautiful orange, and weighed heavy.
  Letourneau 914-02 Daletas 1230 x Pukos 805
  This is a Jim Kuhn favorite, he is predicting this to be a top seed for 2003, and it will grow many over-chart pumpkins.
 
17. Daletas 790-00 Holland 879 x Stelts 801
  What a seed! It grew a 1245, and a 1075, 2 in the high 900's, plus others!
  Daletas 1230-01 Stelts 705 x Calai 846
  Another highly proven Daletas Seed… grew a 1027, and 3 over 900 lbs.
 
18. Ciliberto 697-94 Holland 722 x Ciliberto 502
  Ciliberto 678-97 Geerts 563 x Ciliberto 612
  Ciliberto 801-00 Lloyd 935 x Geerts 946
  Ciliberto 1061.5-01 Bobier 723 x Lloyd 935
  An Awesome collection of vintage Ciliberto seeds. Top producers!
 
19. Vader/Greer787.5-00 Vader/Greer 698 x Eaton 1009
  Grew 1023 and 960, and three over 700 lbs.
  Rivard 1062-01 Wentzell 914 x self
  First year seed that produced 3 over 800 lbs.
  Emmons 658-98 Holland 879 x Lloyd 935
  Produced the Emmons 1111 and one 900 plus.
 
20. Hebb 990-00 SQUASH Corkum 616 x Eaton 780
  One of the top producers of Squash - Three over 900 lbs.
  Hampton 881-01 Mombert 940 x Lloyd 935
  Produced the Hampton 1013-02 first year out!
  Hampton 1013-02 Hampton 881 x Mombert 940 & Pukos 805
 
21. Kuhn 1177-02 Calai 846 x Bobier 723
  Kuhn 1060-02-exh Pukos 805 x Stelts 705
  Both pumpkins weighed over charts. The 1060 weighed 17% over charts. This combination may not be available for long, as the 1060 seeds are very limited.
 
22. Whittier 1186-02 Hester 582 x Bobier 723
  Whittier 908-02 Mongeon 300 x Bobier 723
  Could be the seeds of 2003?
 
23. Houghton 1337-02 Bobier 845 x Kuhn 712
  Houghton 1058-02 Kuhn 712 x Bobier 845
  Both weighed way over the charts. One happen to set a New World Record!! You have to love the crosses!!
 
24. Stelts 1140-00 Stelts 705 x Grindle 435
  Emmons 1262-01 Mombert 940 x Stelts 801
  Houghton 1337-02 Bobier 845 x Kuhn 712
  What a Rare Collection! Imagine owning a seed from each of the last three WORLD RECORD pumpkins. This is your chance!!


The NEPGA would like to thanks Ken Desrosiers for his invaluable assistance in making this auction possible. If you have any questions, contact Jim Kuhn at 603-497-4541.

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