Surry Telephone Equipment Auction

Online Only
Bidding Ends Thursday, December 21st at 2:00pm

Preview: Monday, December 18th  9am-1pm

Preview Location: 1656 Park Drive, Mount Airy, NC

Removal: Friday, December 22nd  9am-1pm

-Case 580 SX Turbo 4x4 Backhoe/Loader
-1990 Butler Equipment Trailer
-1988 Freightliner Road Tractor
-1985 Phelan Equipment Trailer
-Vermeer V-8550 Ditch Witch Cable Burier


15% Buyer's Premium

Susan Rogers Holder, Auctioneer/Sale Manager
NCAL #685
PLEASE DO NOT BID UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE.

CATALOG: The catalog is provided as a convenience and each item of merchandise or personal property is often referred to as a "lot". A “lot or lot number” may have several pieces included or may be only one item. Please inspect each lot of personal property and merchandise prior to bidding. Descriptions are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed to be.

AS IS - Everything sells "AS IS" with no warranties given or implied. The auction company makes every effort to describe assets to the best of its ability but there are no guarantees as to the condition, quantity, quality, condition, age, color, or usefulness of lots sold in the auction. Everything sells with all faults, conditions, damage, defects, and flaws. The buyer will take the assets, personal property, items, lots or merchandise in the condition existing.

REMOVAL FROM PREMISES - If you do not remove purchases at the stated times you will forfeit your purchases back to the seller. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR LOTS CHECKED BY AUCTION STAFF WITH YOUR PAID RECEIPT prior to removing from the site. Removal is Friday, December 22nd 9:00am-1:00pm

STARTING BIDS – The auctioneer reserves the right to start the bids on all lots.

ALL SALES FINAL - No claims can be made after the auction and no refunds will be given.

ORDER OF SALE - At most auctions the auction follows the lot order in sequence.

RECORDS - The records of the bookkeeper are final in case of a disagreement over the bid price for any lots. Auctions may have audio recordings for backup records.

PAYMENT - Terms of Payment are credit card or Wire Transfer only. If a buyer fails to pay in full for their purchases, the account will be turned over to a collections agency.

POSSESSION/REMOVAL- The auction company may HOLD LOTS NOT PAID FOR IN FULL OR NOT PAID WITH FUNDS AS STATED ABOVE. Bidders that comply with the terms of payment may remove their lots .

TAXES - Buyers are responsible for any state for federal taxes dues.

ABSOLUTE / RESERVE AUCTION - All lots or merchandise will be sold Absolute.
TITLES: Will be mailed within 14 days of sale.

BUYER'S PREMIUM - A Buyers Premium of 15% is added to the last and highest bid to determine the purchase price.

Maximum Bid: The maximum amount you are willing to pay for a lot. The price will only increase by the minimum increment, but will automatically raise to your maximum bid as others bid up the lot over time.


Uniform Commercial Code:
Section 2-328 of the UCC provides federal law regarding a sale by auction. The code reads that a sale by auction is complete when the auctioneer so announces by the fall of hammer or in other customary manner. A bid is a legal binding contract between the bidder and auctioneer. Reopening a bid is at the sole discretion of the auctioneer. Failure to complete a payment in good faith, stopping payment on checks or refusing to pay for goods purchased at the auction may result in legal action against the buyer and may result in the collection being turned over to a collection agency.

Qualified Bidders:
“Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse to register any prospective bidder for any reason, or to require a cash deposit from a prospective bidder of an amount designated by Auctioneer and paid in advance by the prospective bidder to Auctioneer. Such deposit will be applied to any purchases made at the auction by the prospective bidder. At the end of the auction, Auctioneer will refund any portion of this deposit that has not been applied to purchases. Furthermore, Auctioneer will require the removal of any person from the auction site for any reason including, but not limited to: (1) tampering with auction lots; (2) any illegal conduct including collusive bidding or stealing; (3) disruptive behavior; (4) failure to abide by these terms; and (5) intoxication. Bidder agrees to leave the auction site immediately and quietly upon request by Auctioneer. Any act of theft, vandalism or disruption will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the laws.”

DISPUTED BIDS AND INCREMENTS: In case of a dispute over who is the high bidder, the auctioneer has the sole discretion to determine the high bidder. The auctioneer has the sole discretion to determine the auction bidding increments.

QUALIFIED BIDDERS:
Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse to register any prospective bidder for any reason, or to require a cash deposit from a prospective bidder of an amount designated by Auctioneer and paid in advance by the prospective bidder to Auctioneer. Such deposit will be applied to any purchases made at the auction by the prospective bidder. At the end of the auction, Auctioneer will refund any portion of this deposit that has not been applied to purchases. Furthermore, Auctioneer will require the removal of any person from the auction site for any reason including, but not limited to: (1) tampering with auction lots; (2) any illegal conduct including collusive bidding or stealing; (3) disruptive behavior; (4) failure to abide by these terms; and (5) intoxication. Bidder agrees to leave the auction site immediately and quietly upon request by Auctioneer. Any act of theft, vandalism or disruption will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the laws.

DEFAULT BY HIGH BIDDER/BUYER: In the event of a default by the bidder/buyer the seller may resale the property to another bidder/buyer and in the event the property sells for less money than the original price the seller may seek the difference from the original bidder/buyer. The seller may have other rights to pursue damages or costs from the defaulted bidder/buyer as allowed by law.

ONLINE BIDDING: You must register in advance by clicking on Register to Bid and agreeing to terms for online bidding including submitting a credit card. You must be pre-approved before you receive a bidder number. The auction company may refuse to register anyone at its sole discretion.

TECHNICAL PROBLEMS: The auction company provides online bidding as a convenience for those that cannot attend the live auction. The auction company will not be liable for any faulty equipment, failure of equipment, faulty software, failure of software, lack of internet service connections or signals, or failure for any online bids that are not relayed on time to the auction company. The auction company reserves the right to extend bidding, delay bidding, continue with live bidding, or cancel bidding, without any notice to online bidders.

DEFAULT OR DELAY: The buyer may be responsible for all cost to the seller or the auction company for subsequent resale.
The auction company reserves the right to reclaim and resale any assets not paid for by the online buyer. Should the resale price be lower than the defaulted buyer's price, Seller and/or Auction Company reserves the right to seek the difference from the initial online buyer. All fees for collection, court fees, or attorney fees will be the responsibility of the original buyer that caused the default. All sales are final. No refunds are given.


AUCTION END TIMES: The online bidding is a timed event. Auction Company reserves the right to extend the auction in 5 minute segments for any and all bids received in the last 5 minutes of the auction.


DISPUTES: Any disputes that arise between the auction company, the seller, the seller's agents and the buyer will be dealt with by arbitration in Surry County, North Carolina.

DISCLAIMER: The auction company provides data, advertising, that is believed to be correct but it is not guaranteed. Bidder's should rely on their own inspections and due diligence prior to bidding. Everything sells strictly AS IS. The auction company makes every effort to describe assets to the best of its ability but there are no guarantees as to the condition, quantity, condition, age, color, or value of the merchandise or real property sold online. Buyer agrees that buyer may not cancel purchase for any reason.

The bidder agrees to all terms and conditions of the auction and should read the detailed terms.

LICENSES: NC Firm #685, VA Firm #2, SC Firm # 1874


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