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(2) Complete Late Model State of the Art Structural Steel Fabrication Facilities
Featuring 2013 Voortman CNC Beam Drill & Saw Line, 2011 Kinetic Plate Burning & Drilling Machine, 2012 Accurpress 400 ton CNC Press Brake, Welders, Saws, Forktrucks/Wheel Loaders, Bridge Cranes, Facility & Support
(RIVE0517)

Auction Type
Online

Entertaining Pre-Auction Offers on the 2013 Voortman CNC Beam & Drill Line, 2011 Kinetic Drill & Cutting Machine, & 2012 Accurpress 400 Ton CNC Press Brake!
Please contact Andrew Duncan at 203-483-2226
aduncan@thebranfordgroup.com


Date & Time
Auction Opens: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 8:00 AM (CDT) 
First Lot Begins to Close: Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 10:00 AM (CDT)
Inspection/Preview
Tuesday, May 9th & Wednesday, May 10th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (CDT)
Currency
USD
Payment Instructions
Payment is due within 48 hours of receiving invoice by wire transfer, company check with a bank letter of guarantee, certified funds, cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or by making a deposit at a local Bank of America into our CT account.
Buyers Premium
16% BP for buyers paying via Cash, Cashiers Check, Company Check or Wire Transfer will apply to your purchase
19% BP for any buyers paying via Credit Card.
(Example: a $100 purchase paying by cash instrument the total with BP is $116 and a $100 purchase paying via credit card the total with BP is $119)
(Invoices usually go out at the higher rate, and can be adjusted or just pay at the lower BP rate amount)
Featured Items
Added to Auction - Large Steel Inventory Including I Beams, Steel Plate Stock, Angle Iron, Bar, Tube Stock, etc.

MOTOR VEHICLES - JUST ADDED TO SALE
  • (2011) Cadillac 4-Door Sport Utility Truck, Model Escalade EXT-Premium, 4x4, 6.2L V8 Flex Fuel Engine, Automatic, Leather, Loaded, 115,544 Miles
  • (2008) Ford Sport Utility Truck, Model Explorer Sport -TF Sport-Trac -XLT, 4.0L V6 Gas Engine, Automatic, Approx. 111,000 Miles
CNC BEAM DRILL/ SAW LINE
  • (New 2013) Voortman V630-1250 CNC Beam Drill, 50” x 24” Max. Beam, (3) 40 HP Drill Heads, VTC 5/40 (5) Station Automatic Tool Changer for Each Drill Head, Through Spindle Coolant, (2) Servo Motor Drive Feed Maximum Speed 138 FPM, Intel Core 2.0 GHz Industrial Computer, Layout Marking Tool, Voortman VB1250 Miter Cutting Band Saw, 24” x 50” Capacity Max., NC Miter Cut +/- 60 Degrees, 2.625” Blade Width, 15 HP Blade Drive Motor, 135-400 FPM Blade Speeds, (5) Infeed Cross Transfers, 2800 Lbs./Support, 59’ Infeed Roller Conveyor 50” Wide, 6.25” Roll Diameter, 31.5” Roll Distance, 745 Lbs./ft., 59’ Outfeed Roller Conveyor 50” Wide, 6.25” Roll Diameter, 31.5” Roll Distance, 745 Lbs./ft., (5) 20’ Outfeed Cross Transfers, New Replacement System Cost over $800,000.00
PLATE BURNING/ DRILLING MACHINE
  • (New 2011) Kinetic K5000, S/N: K5000XMC-7080-334, 10’8” Cutting Width x 42’ Cutting Width, 48 HP Drill W/24 Station Tool Changer, Thru Spindle Coolant, 4” Max. Plate Drilling, 1.25” Max. Plate Tapping Servo Controlled Clamp Foot, Hypertherm HPR400 HD Plasma System with Automated Contour Bevel, One Oxy Fuel Torch, 800 IPM Max. Traverse Speed, Kinetic PC CNC with LCD Graphic Touch Screen, Wet Drilling and Dry Down Draft Cutting Table, Coolant and Chip Removal, Fume Extraction with Dust Collector, New Replacement System Cost over $800,000.00
PRESS BRAKE, CNC - REMOVED FROM SALE
  • 2012 ACCURPRESS Model 740014, 400 Ton x 14’ Capacity CNC Hydraulic Press Brake, ETS3000 3-Axis Premium CNC 39” Backgauge, AccurCrown CNC 6” Wide Crowning Unit, Dual Ram Encoders, Hard Ram Inserts, Flush Floor Mounted, Adjustable Bending Speed.
CNC ANGLE PUNCH/ SHEAR LINE - REMOVED FROM SALE
  • Peddinghaus APS-621 CNC Angle Line 6” x 6” x ½” Maximum Capacity, Controlled Automation Windows 7 CNC Control Upgrade in 2015, (2) Angle Punches with Variable Gauging, 48 Ton Punch, 60 Ton Double Cut Shear, 60’ Carriage Type Infeed.
BEAM CAMBERING TABLE
  • (2014) River Steel Built Beam Cambering Table, 3” Thick x 30’ Long Jack Support Plate with (3) Hydraulic Beam Jacks Approx. 120 Ton Bend Force Each, (2) Approximately 25 Ton Each Beam Jacks, Capacities for Beams > 30’ Long: W44 Beam Depth x 262 x 50 KSI, W40 x 292 x 50 KSI, W36 x 282 x 50 KSI, Capacities for Beams < 30’ to 12’: W40 x 149 x 50 KSI, W36 x 150 x 50 KSI, See Detailed Design Drawing PDF for More Information
IRONWORKER
  • (2008) GEKA Hydracrop 110SD Hydraulic Ironworker with SEMI-PAXY CNC X-Y Positioning Table, X-Axis Gauging Length is 118”, Geka Pro PC Controller, Hydraulic Punch Stripper, Hydraulic Plate Shear Holddown.  110 Ton Punching, 6” x 6” x ½” Angle, 24” x 5/8” Flat Shear, 3” and 4” Channel Blades, Extra Tooling and 5’ Infeed Conveyor.
WELDING & PLASMA CUTTING
  • (Qty 40 To 2009) Miller Deltaweld 452 Mig Welders, 70a Series Wire Feeder
  • (Qty 2 To 2009) Miller Spectrum 2050 Dc Plasma Cutting System
  • (2012) Miller Mig Welder, Model Millermatic 14
  • (1997) Miller Syncrowave 250
  • (2) Pro-Weld International Stud Welder, Model Arc-1850
  • (3) Lincoln Idealarc R3R-300 Mig Welder
  • (Qty 2 2012) Thermal Dynamics Plasma Cutter, Modelcutmaster 82
  • Thermal Dynamics Pak Master 1 Ooxl, Plasma Cutting System
  • Thermal Arc Plasma Cutter, Model Pak10x
  • Pandjiris Welding Manipulator, Model 15-4-Abposit
  • Chemetron Dc250 Cv-U1 Welder
VERTICAL & HORIZONTAL BAND SAWS
  • (2008) HEM Model VT120HA-60 Vertical Saw with Automatic Feed.  18” x 24” Capacity, (3) 10’ and (1) 5’ Powered Infeed Conveyors,(4) 10’ Sections Powered Outfeed Conveyors Including Programmable 45’ Plate Stop Arm. Dedicated Hydraulic System for Material Handling. Computer Controlled Feed System (CCFT), 0”-48” Automatic Feed System, Automatic mitering to 60 Degrees in both directions, 1.250” Blade, Infinitely Variable speed drive 65-400 SFPM, Powered Blade Brush, Blade Breakage Switch, Out of Stock Switch, Powered Guide Arm, Adjustable Cutting Pressure, Coolant System, Two Main Table Vises, Powered Blade Tension, Manual Chip Conveyor, Flood or Mist Coolant System.  New Replacement System Cost over $170,000.00
  • (2) Ellis Horizontal Band Saw, Models 1600 & 1800
TUBE, PIPE BENDING, & CHAMFERING/PUNCH / TOOLROOM
  • Rmd (Rusch Machine & Design) Horizontal Pipe/Tube End Chamfer Machine, Model M800,
  • (2002) Ercolina/Cml Usa Inc. Tube/Pipe Bender, Model Super Bende
  • Bridgeport Vertical Mill, Series Ii Special
  • Leblond Engine Lathe, 16" Swing X 74" Bed
  • Large Wa Whitney Hydraulic Punch, Model/Frame #805-498, All Diameter Punch Dies, Hand Control, 100 Ton Capacity, 60 Ton W/Dies
ANVER VACUUM LIFTS
  • (2012) Anver Mechanical Vacuum Lift, Model M1040m8-190-4/56fx (81000177), 20'l X 10'w X 10,400# Capacity - REMOVED FROM SALE
  • (2012) Anver Vacuum Type Sheet Lift, Model At1 Oom4-48xv
CLARK FORKLIFT TRUCKS/GENIE LIFTS
  • Clark Forklift Truck, Lp Type, Model C25cl, 189" X 5,000#, Cushion Tires
  • (2) Clark Forklift Truck, Model C-25-Cc, Lp Gas, Solid Tires, Side Shift, 4800lb
  • Clark Forklift Truck, Model C25, 4,000# To 160", Lp, Cushion
  • Genie Scissor Lift, Model Gs2646
  • (Qty 2 2006) Genie Runabout Single Man Self Propelled Aerial Work Platform, Model Gr12
  • Factory Cat Industrial Floor Sweeper, Model 48
JCB/CATERPILLAR WHEEL LOADERS
  • (2011) JCB Articulated Wheel Loader, Model 436eht
  • (2005) Caterpillar Integrated Tool Carrier/Wheel Loader, Model It-14-G
VEHICLE/TRAILERS
  • (2008) Ford Extended Cab 4x4 Pickup Truck, Model F250 Super Duty Fx4 Off Road Package
  • (2007) Horse Creek Deck Over Flatbed Equipment Trailer, 8' X 24' Steel Bed, 12,000#, Tandem Axle
  • (10) Flatbed Trailers 8' X 40', 2 Axle
FACILITY & SUPPORT
  • (2010) Gardner Denver 94 Hp Rotary Screw Air Compressor, Model Vs-70,
  • (2010) Gardner Denver Rotary Screw Air Compressor, Model Ebm-99-K, 75hp
  • (2007) Gardner Denver Air Compressor, Model Vs-70
  • (2010) Airtek Air Line Dryer, Model Scp800-A4
  • (2007) Gardner Denver Line Dryer
  • Plymovent Multl Dust Collector Bank 24 Filter Type To 2 Catch Bins, Chicago Blower W/25 Hp Fan, Misc. Pneumatic Buffers, 21,000 Cfm High Volume Ventilation System, Sand Blasting System
  • (Qty 40) Jib Cranes, Approx. 20” & 30'"Reach, 1 Ton Chain Hoist, Pendant Control/180 Degree
  • Paint Department
BRIDGE CRANES
  • Crane Works 3 Ton/20 Ton Overhead Bridge Crane, Approx. 60' Span X Approx. 300' Run, Both W/Harrington 20 Ton Cable Hoist W/Power, 3 Ton Chain Hoist W/Power - REMOVED FROM SALE
  • Harrington 10 Ton Overhead Bridge Crane, Approx. 50' Span X 220' Run - REMOVED FROM SALE
  • (2) Aceco Overhead Bridge Cranes, Dual Winch, 15/3 Ton Cap Approx. 60' Span
BUCYRUS & CATERPILLAR DIE CAST MODELS
  • Bucyrus 8750 Lattice Boom Crane Die Cast Model @ 50:1 Scale, Battery Powered/ W Remote Control
  • Caterpillar 7495 Shovel Die Cast Model@ 50:1 Scale
  • Bucyrus 495hr Shovel Die Cast Model@ 50:1 Scale, Battery Powered W/Remote
  • Bucyrus 49hr Drill Die Cast Model@ 50:1 Scale
  • Nitto & Jancy Magnetic Drills, (40) Metal Saw Horses, Self-Dumping Hoppers, Vidmar Cabinets, Work Benches, Part Cabinets Rolling Carts, Work Horse Type Stock Stands, Extra Heavy Duty Vertical Plate Stock Racks, Steel Banding Cart W/Tools, Hd Roller Stands, Double End Grinders, Hd Welding Tables, Oxy/Acetylene Torch Sets W/Rolling Carts, Tie Down Chains, Binders, Eye Bolts, Hydraulic Jacks, Enerpacs W/Misc. Rams, Chain Saw, Ladders, Power Tools (Drills, Grinders, Full Set Of Electric Shear Wrenches, Etc.), Pneumatic Nailers, Welding Curtains, Barn Fans, Welding Jigs, Fixtures, C-Clamps, Vise Grips, Approx. 16 Sets Of Running Gear, Fans, Welding Tables/Jigs, Free Standing Welding Curtains, Welder Workbenches, Drill Presses
WEST SALEM WI REAL ESTATE AVAILABLE FOR SALE OR LEASE
  • State-of-the-art steel fabrication building with rail potential/ income for sale and lease. Rare & fabulous 30' Clear height (25' Under Hook) fabrication building computerized shop with 50'' screen monitors every 24'; adjacent rail access requires a switch & spur. For Additional Information on the Real Estate please call Bon Gintoft at Ogden Real Estate and can be reached at 414-918-8419 robertg@ogdenre.com. For additional information please click on the following link http://ogdenre.com/buy/buy-commercial/xceligent-feed/.
And Much More! Complete Photos and Asset Listing Coming Soon!
In Conjunction With:
Location
West Salem, WI
Lot #s:
1 - 150D, 318-319, 406-415b


Inspection / Preview:
Tuesday, May 9th & Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
Sales Tax:
5.5% West Salem, WI

  1. Resellers: A sales tax exemption is allowed for companies purchasing for the purpose of resale with the completion of WI S211 form: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/forms/sales/s-211.pdf
  2. Use in Manufacturing exemption is allowed for companies purchasing for the purpose of manufacturing with the completion of WI S211 form: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/forms/sales/s-211.pdf
  3. Shipment out of state: No exemption is allowed for shipping out of the state. Buyer takes possession in the state of Wisconsin. For VEHICLES: if you are from out of state & planning to register the vehicle out of state, please let us know and we will remove the sales tax. If you are a reseller please submit the form ST-211 or the streamlined resale form
  4. For MV – must charge appropriate county tax rate for Taxable WI buyers – per county they will register in – in WI

We will charge Sales Tax until we are supplied with the appropriate completed US state resale or manufacturing exemption form  Sales Tax Certificates.
Removal:
Removal Begins on Friday, May 12th through Friday, May 26th, Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
*Rigging/Shipping:

Cary  Specialized Services, Inc
Contact: Bob (608) 519-3335 or (608) 519-3338
bob@caryspec.com

Modern Crane Service Inc
Contact: Joe Skemp (608) 781-2252 or (608) 780-4363
Joe@moderncraneservice.com
 

US Rigging LLC
Contact: Lindsey Ullmer (920) 655-2521
usriggingllc@gmail.com


Note: TBG is not the Shipper.

*The Branford Group does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up their items at the designated auction site personally or can arrange for a third party logistics firm to manage the removal process for them. If someone other than the registered buyer at the sale is designated to pick up those purchased assets, the buyer must:
1) Contract with an independent logistics firm or other representative who will dismantle, crate, pack, or ship your purchased items.
2) Coordinate the removal of those purchased items to meet the time deadlines indicated on this page.
3) Submit an "Agent Release Authorization" form which will allow The Branford Group to release items to a third party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes. Since The Branford Group does not ship the items, we do not obtain/prepare any export licenses/documents. *The Branford Group finds and displays one or more local logistics service providers who understand our removal process, offer specific services, and have certain skills and capacities. We offer this service to you without representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever.

The Branford Group is not affiliated with any machinery rigging, transport or export company. We provide the names and contact information of available companies solely as a courtesy to our buyers. The Branford Group does not endorse or guarantee the services of any machinery rigging, transport or export company, and cannot be held responsible for any damage, omission or other problems incurred as a result of the actions of those companies. Buyers are encouraged to utilize a service provider of their choice, provided they supply The Branford Group with the required forms and insurance certificates.

Location
La Crosse, WI
Lot #s:
151-317, 320-405

Inspection / Preview:
Tuesday, May 9th &  Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)



Sales Tax:
5.5% La Crosse, WI

  1. Resellers: A sales tax exemption is allowed for companies purchasing for the purpose of resale with the completion of WI S211 form: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/forms/sales/s-211.pdf
  2. Use in Manufacturing exemption is allowed for companies purchasing for the purpose of manufacturing with the completion of WI S211 form: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/forms/sales/s-211.pdf
  3. Shipment out of state: No exemption is allowed for shipping out of the state. Buyer takes possession in the state of Wisconsin. For VEHICLES: if you are from out of state & planning to register the vehicle out of state, please let us know and we will remove the sales tax. If you are a reseller please submit the form ST-211 or the streamlined resale form
  4. For MV – must charge appropriate county tax rate for Taxable WI buyers – per county they will register in – in WI

We will charge Sales Tax until we are supplied with the appropriate completed US state resale or manufacturing exemption form  Sales Tax Certificates.
Removal:
Removal Begins on Friday, May 12th through Friday, May 26th.  Removal Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT).

Rigging/Shipping:
Cary Specialized Services, Inc
Contact: Bob  (608) 519-3335 or (608) 519-3338
bob@caryspec.com


Modern Crane Service, Inc
Contact: Joe Skemp (608) 781-2252 or (608) 780-4363
Joe@moderncraneservice.com

US Rigging LLC
Contact: Lindsey Ullmer (920) 655-2521
usriggingllc@gmail.com


Note: TBG is not the Shipper.

*The Branford Group does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up their items at the designated auction site personally or can arrange for a third party logistics firm to manage the removal process for them. If someone other than the registered buyer at the sale is designated to pick up those purchased assets, the buyer must:
1) Contract with an independent logistics firm or other representative who will dismantle, crate, pack, or ship your purchased items.
2) Coordinate the removal of those purchased items to meet the time deadlines indicated on this page.
3) Submit an "Agent Release Authorization" form which will allow The Branford Group to release items to a third party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes. Since The Branford Group does not ship the items, we do not obtain/prepare any export licenses/documents. *The Branford Group finds and displays one or more local logistics service providers who understand our removal process, offer specific services, and have certain skills and capacities. We offer this service to you without representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever.

The Branford Group is not affiliated with any machinery rigging, transport or export company. We provide the names and contact information of available companies solely as a courtesy to our buyers. The Branford Group does not endorse or guarantee the services of any machinery rigging, transport or export company, and cannot be held responsible for any damage, omission or other problems incurred as a result of the actions of those companies. Buyers are encouraged to utilize a service provider of their choice, provided they supply The Branford Group with the required forms and insurance certificates.

Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact:
Please call 203-488-7020
Equipment & Preview Contact:
Please call 203-488-7020
Removal Contact:
Please call 203-488-7020
Terms & Conditions
**UPDATED MARCH 2014**

TERMS OF SALE

Set forth below are the terms and conditions (the "Terms") that shall apply to any purchase by any party (a "Buyer") either directly from Branford Auctions, LLC ("TBG") or in a transaction (a "Transaction") in which TBG serves as broker, agent, liquidator or auctioneer for any third party owner. The Terms apply to all Transactions, including without limitation, public auctions conducted by TBG and direct purchases by Buyer of any item either before, after or independent of any public auction. By using or accessing any and all TBG Services and or Websites you agree your have read and understand the Terms and Conditions stated herein and are bound to these Terms and Conditions. You may not use or bid or access any and all TBG Services if you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions stated herein. If you do not understand any or all the Terms and Conditions herein please contact TBG at 203-488-7020 for further assistance.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. No Warranty. All machinery, equipment, merchandise and other items (the "Goods") are sold on an "AS IS/WHERE IS" basis with no warranties or representations whatsoever either expressed or implied including but not limited to any representation or warranty relating to title, possession, quiet enjoyment or the like in regard to such Goods. . Neither TBG nor the consignor makes any warranties or representations of any kind or nature with respect to the property or its value, and in no event shall they be responsible for correctness of description, genuineness, attribution, provenance, authenticity, authorship, completeness, condition of the property or estimate of it's value. No statement (oral or written) in the catalog, at the auction, or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty or representation, or any assumption of responsibility. Prospective bidders are urged to contact TBG directly for detailed information regarding any lot. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND MERCHANTABILITY are expressly disclaimed. Please inspect all items before bidding. No sale shall be invalidated and TBG shall have no liability for a misdescription of any article or lot whether contained in a catalog, advertisement or otherwise. Descriptions have been prepared for guide purposes only and shall not be relied upon by the Buyer for accuracy or completeness. Buyers shall be deemed to have relied entirely upon their own inspections and investigations.

2. Registration. Buyers must register prior to bidding at any auction sale and must be of legal capacity to enter into this agreement. All bidders must provide their name, company (if applicable), mailing address and phone number prior to the auction. By registering you represent and warrant any and all Buyer Information is accurate and complete. It is solely the Buyers responsibility to maintain current Buyer Information for completeness and accuracy. TBG reserves the right to deny and or terminate Registrations at any time at its sole discretion without notification. TBG reserves the right to deny usage and access of TBG Services and Websites at any time without notice or liability to any persons or third parties. When applicable, Electronic bidders are required to provide a valid email address. TBG Does not charge a registration fee, but you may need to place a refundable deposit in order to bid electronically.

3. Deposits. TBG requires a deposit of not less than twenty five percent (25%) of the Buyer's TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE by the end of sale day - with the balance due by the end of the next business day. This can be in the form of cash, a cashiers check, or business check with a bank letter of guarantee. For Electronic bidders, at its discretion, TBG may contact bidders via email or telephone before or during the sale to provide a bank letter of guarantee or wire transfer as a deposit or a credit card authorization form. If TBG does not receive a response from its attempts to contact Buyer or if the Buyer does not provide a deposit, TBG reserves the right to refuse or cancel Buyer's bids and re-sell Goods. THE BIDDER AUTHORIZES TBG TO CHARGE LIQUIDATED DAMAGES TO THE CREDIT CARD LEFT ON FILE DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS. (See section 9 "Default" below.)

4. Invoices & Payment Instructions. For Onsite and Webcast auctions, winning bidders can request a printed paper invoice from the Accounting Manager at the sale location during or after the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent an electronic invoice to the email address provided during registration. Invoices can be faxed upon request. Detailed payment instructions for each sale are available in the printed lot catalog at the sale location on the day of the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent detailed payment instructions via email along with their invoice.

5. Payments. TBG must receive the balance of the total purchase price no later than the close of business on the day following the auction (the "Final Payment Date"). All payments must be in cash, cashier's or certified check, federal wire transfer of immediately available funds or a corporate check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee, and all of the foregoing must be in form, scope and substance acceptable to TBG. Credit cards are accepted for payment, Electronic bidding registration and for Liquidated Damages in the event of a default. If paying by credit card, the exchange rate for sales conducted in foreign currencies will be posted the day of the sale and will be based upon the current currency conversion rates. Without limiting TBG's discretion, no corporate checks without a bank guarantee and no personal checks will be accepted. No title shall pass to Buyer until the total purchase price and all Taxes have been paid to TBG in collected funds.

6. Taxes. Buyer must also pay to TBG on or before the Final Payment Date, all sales, export, use and other taxes due to any federal, state or local taxing authority (the "Taxes") as a result of Buyer's purchase, including without limitation, any taxes arising from any Buyer's Premium (as defined below). To receive the benefit of any tax exemption, Buyer must supply TBG with a sales tax exemption certificate acceptable in form, scope and substance to TBG in TBG'S sole discretion.

7. Buyer's Premium. TBG in its sole discretion may impose a buyer's premium ("Buyer’s Premium") on any Goods sold. The Buyer's Premium is a percentage that is added to the final purchase price of any item. TBG shall charge and collect from each successful bidder a buyer’s premium for each sale at the auction, in addition to the purchase price. Rates may vary depending on the auction

8. Removal. (1) Buyers or their Agents must remove all Goods purchased before the final removal date and time announced by TBG at the auction (the "Removal Date"). (2) No Goods shall be removed until the full purchase price and all applicable taxes thereon have been received by TBG in the form required herein. Any Goods not removed on or before the Removal Date shall be subject to storage charges that TBG may in its discretion impose. (3) It is Buyer’s sole cost and expense to remove their purchases. ANY ITEMS NOT REMOVED ON OR BEFORE THE REMOVAL DATE SHALL BE DEEMED ABANDONED AND TBG SHALL HAVE NO FURTHER OBLIGATION TO BUYER WITH RESPECT TO SUCH ITEMS. (See also #8C.)

8A. Buyer shall be responsible for the safe and proper removal of any Goods purchased by Buyer. TBG does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up Goods at the designated auction site personally or can contract with a third party agent to manage the removal process for them. Before Goods can be removed by an Agent, Agent must provide TBG with (1) proof of payment in full (Paid In Full Invoice) and (2) an "Agent Release Authorization" form which allows The Branford Group to release items to a third party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes.

8B. Goods weighing more than 100 pounds must be removed by a qualified, insured rigger. Before any removal, Buyer must provide TBG with a certificate of insurance from the rigger, which certificate must be in form, scope and content acceptable to TBG in TBG'S sole discretion. Without limiting TBG'S discretion, such certificate must show that the rigger carries comprehensive liability insurance written by an insurance carrier of national standing and in an amount of not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000.00). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Buyer shall restore and repair all real and personal property that is altered or damaged as a result of Buyer's removal of the Goods. TBG shall have no responsibility to disconnect utilities to the sold asset, including electric, gas, waste and water lines. Buyer is solely responsible to properly remove and store in appropriate containers all fluids, oils, hazardous chemicals, etc., from machinery purchased. Buyer does hereby indemnify TBG, the owner of the Goods and the owner of the premises in which the Goods are located, from any and all claims, damages, and losses arising from Buyer's actions or actions with respect to the Goods and Buyer's presence on the premises in which the Goods are located, including without limitation, injuries to persons or property and environmental violations or contamination. Risk of loss on any Goods shall pass to the Buyer upon payment in full to TBG of all sums due from Buyer in respect to the Goods.
8C. Small Lot Removal. TBG shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any missing or lost items that can be removed by hand if such items have not been removed within forty-eight (48) hours of the conclusion of the sale. There will be NO removal of any lots until the auction is complete.

9 Default. Bidders must bid only on those items they are prepared to pay for and remove in accordance with the terms and conditions of this sale. All items awarded to high bidders are contractually theirs and must be paid for by the Final Payment Date and removed by the Final Removal Date. IN THE EVENT PURCHASER FAILS TO PERFORM CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS (PAYMENT AND REMOVAL) AS SPECIFIED IN THIS INVITATION TO BID, THE FOLLOWING ACTION APPLIES: PURCHASER WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PLACED IN DEFAULT. THIS IS YOUR OFFICIAL NOTICE OF DEFAULT. Upon default, the purchaser shall lose all right, title, and interest which he/she might otherwise have acquired in and to such property as to which default has occurred. TBG will re-market and re-sell this property.

9A. Payment Default. Failure to pay invoices in full by the Final Payment Date in accordance with payment terms will subject Bidder to pay as Liquidated Damages a sum equal to the lesser of (1) 20 percent of the invoice price of the item(s) as to which the default has occurred, or (2) the full amount of the difference between the original invoice price and the re-sold price plus any expenses incurred to re-market or re-sell these items. IF TBG HAS NOT RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR WINNING BIDS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF THE FINAL PAYMENT DATE, THE BIDDER AUTHORIZES TBG TO CHARGE LIQUIDATED DAMAGES TO THE CREDIT CARD LEFT ON FILE DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.

9B. Removal Default. Failure to remove items by the Final Removal Date in accordance with removal terms will subject Bidder to pay as Liquidated Damages the full amount of the expenses incurred to store or transport items until they are re-sold. IF BUYER HAS NOT REMOVED ITEMS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF THE FINAL REMOVAL DATE, THE BIDDER AUTHORIZES TBG TO CHARGE LIQUIDATED DAMAGES TO THE CREDIT CARD LEFT ON FILE DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.

10. After Buyer has removed any item from TBG'S possession, TBG shall have no obligation to make any adjustment or accommodation to Buyer because of any mistake in quantity or other defect or problem with respect to such item. Buyer must make all requests for adjustments in writing to TBG before any item is removed from the premises where the auction is conducted.

11. TBG shall not be responsible for any damages, loss or theft of Goods except in the case of TBG's willful misconduct. Without limiting the foregoing, TBG shall not be responsible for damages or losses caused by strikes, civil disorders, or acts of God.

12. Changes. TBG Reserves the right to withdraw or sell any assets contained in an auction prior to or proceeding the stated auction period without notification. TBG Reserves the right to temporarily or permanently end an auction during the stated auction period or extend an auction without notification. If for any reason TBG is unable to deliver any Goods purchased by Buyer, TBG'S sole liability shall be to return all sums paid by Buyer to TBG in respect of such Goods.

13. Minimum or Reserve Prices. TBG, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to establish a reserve or minimum price on any Goods without having to announce post or publish notice to attendees and buyers at any auction. TBG reserves the right to confirm or reject the final bid. Further, The Branford Group, and/or its affiliates or subsidiaries, may bid at the auction either for its own account or on behalf of a third party.

14. Absentee Bids. By completing an "Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form," Bidders may appoint TBG to be an agent and proxy for the sole purpose of purchasing the items listed when the Bidder CANNOT bid on the day of the sale. ALL BIDS ARE FINAL AND BINDING and DO NOT include any applicable buyer's premiums and sales taxes. TBG will bid up to the specified maximum bid amount to win the item, using only the amount needed to win the item. TBG has complete discretion whether and when to accept Proxy bids. The auctioneer's announcements at the time the lot is sold take precedence on any and all published materials. Proxy bidders will be notified only if they have been declared the high bid. Notification will take place in the form of an electronic invoice which will be sent to the email address provided during registration.

15. TBG, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to refuse the bid of any person without providing any notice or reason therefore. TBG reserves the right to deny the usage and access by any person or third party of any and all TBG Services and Websites without notification.

16. TBG, in its sole discretion, shall control all bidding increments and advances at any auction. The Branford Group reserves the right to reject any bid that is only a minimal increase over the preceding bid, that is not commensurate with the value of the item being offered or that The Branford Group believes was made illegally or in bad faith. In the event of a dispute among bidders, The Branford Group may, in its sole discretion, either accept what it deems to be the final bid or solicit further bids on the item in dispute. No returns or refunds will be permitted, unless authorized by the seller in writing.

17. TBG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to sell items advertised as a public auction sale, on a piece by piece basis or as a complete lot. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, TBG may accept a complete lot bid and then conduct an item by item auction which auction shall be effective only if the total proceeds there from exceed the amount of the complete bid.

18. All information provided by TBG to Buyers, including without limitation, any advertising, lot sales catalogs or otherwise, is subject to deletions, errors, additions, and changes without notice. Although information is gathered from sources thought to be reliable, TBG shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any information provided to any attendee or buyers. All buyers shall rely solely on their own investigation and inspection of any Goods.

19. TBG reserves the right to amend any and all of the Terms and Agreements stated herein at any time without notification at TBG’s sole discretion. It is the Buyers responsibility to read and review the Terms and Conditions for each sale. TBG provides the Terms and Conditions through its Websites and in printed form at on-site auctions.

20. When TBG is selling or auctioning any Goods on behalf of a third party owner, TBG shall act as an agent only and shall have no liability whatsoever for the acts of any owner/principal.

21. Export Law Compliance. Buyers agree to comply with all US export control and related laws, and acknowledge that TBG is not the exporter of any purchased item. Certain items offered for sale at the auction may constitute "Restricted Technology." Under federal law, such items may not be shipped outside the United States. TBG makes no representation or warranty concerning, and has conducted no investigation to ascertain which items, if any, constitute Restricted Technology. Buyer also agrees not to export any item to countries which are subject to comprehensive embargoes or support terrorism. These countries include, but are not limited to: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. The list will change from time to time,

22. Auction Sites. Buyers acknowledge that an auction site is a potentially dangerous place, Flammable, noxious, corrosive and pressurized substances may be present. Heavy equipment may be operated and electrical circuits may be live. Every person enters the auction site at his or her own risk with notice of the condition of the premises and the activities that will be or have been conducted on the premises. No person shall have any claim against TBG, the seller or their respective agents for any injuries sustained or for damages to or loss of property that may occur at the auction site.

23. TBG Rights and Remedies. If the Buyer fails to comply with any of the Terms, TBG shall have all rights and remedies available to it at law and in equity. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, TBG may retain all deposits and partial payments received from Buyer and may resell any Goods that Buyer fails to purchase. Buyer shall be responsible for all costs, losses, and damages suffered by TBG (i) as a result of Buyer's breach of any of the Terms, including without limitation, lost profits and consequential damages, and (ii) incurred in connection with the enforcement of TBGS' rights, including, without limitation, legal fees and costs and expenses related to the resale of Goods, including storage and rigging fees.

24. Website Usage. The following is specific to the access and usage of TBG Websites including and not limited to any and all features and applications:
    1. Each Registrant will specify a unique User Name and Password and it is solely the responsibility of the Registrant to maintain the confidentiality of this User Name and Password.
    2. Registrants are solely responsible for any and all transactions or transmissions using their User Name and Password
    3. TBG is not responsible for any and all unauthorized or compromised usage of the Registrant’s User Name and Password. Registrants are responsible for contacting TBG in writing for any and all unauthorized usage of their User Name and Password.
    4. Registrants agree they will not:
      1. Disrupt, interfere or create outages to computer networks that directly or indirectly affect TBG Websites.
      2. Falsely misrepresent or impersonate any other person or entity. Registrants are forbidden from misrepresenting a Registrant’s employment by or affiliation with any third party.
      3. Registrants are forbidden from posting, uploading, transmitting, publishing or distributing any and all information that contains viruses, code, files or programs with the malicious intent of affecting TBG Websites.
      4. Registrants agree they will not copy, modify, reproduce, distribute or sell any information or material provided through TBG Websites with the intent of commercially TBG Services and Websites.
    5. TBG is not responsible for any and all products, content, information or material provided by links to or statements regarding third party services. This includes but not limited to riggers, shippers, partners and any third party services listed.
    6. Registrants agree TBG and its affiliates, including partners, officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders or co-branders, are not responsible for any and all damages, actual or alleged, resulting from the downloading of any information or materials from TBG Websites.

25. No Collusion. Buyers agree they will not participate in any bidding practices with the intent of manipulating the bidding. Any and all forms of collusion between Buyers is forbidden. Buyers agree they will not place bids under false names or Buyer Information.

26. Buyers agree they will defend, indemnify and hold harmless TBG, including its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, co-branders, or partners, from and against any and all claim, loss, damage, liabilities, judgments, fees and expenses incurred by TBG, including its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, co-branders, or partners, through the use of TBG Services and Websites.

27. Disclaimers. Buyers acknowledge and agree that the internet is an unreliable, unsecured, and error-prone network. TBG cannot and does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to Online bidding service provider or the thebranfordgroup.com web site or that Bidder information, including auction registration and bids, will be transmitted or received in a timely fashion. You agree to hold TBG harmless for any interruptions in Online Bidding services or our website, or your inability to reach or effectively use online bidding service provider or thebranfordgroup.com website. IN NO EVENT SHALL TBG BE LIABLE OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF ONLINE BIDDING. TheBranfordGroup.com website, including all content, functions, materials, services and information made available on or accessed through online bidding providers or our website, are provided on an “As Is Where Is” Basis without representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, including without limitation, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose. TBG Does Not Warrant that the service or functions, features or content contained, made available on or accessed through online bidding providers or thebranforgroup.com website, including without limitation any third-party software, products or other materials used in connection with online bidding services or thebranfordgroup.com website, will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected. TBG makes no warranty that online bidding providers or thebranfordgroup.com website will meet your requirements. If you are dissatisfied with the online bidding providers or thebranfordgroup.com website, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the online bidding provider or thebranfordgroup.com website. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from TBG or through the online bidding provider or thebranfordgroup.com website shall create any warranty not expressly made in the agreement.

 

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