Piecemeal Auction of tangible personal property, material handling equipment, etc.
Steve Stone: Phone: 936-494-8338 Stone Machinery Movers
BidSpotter Customer Service Support Department
To reach a member of our qualified support staff regarding information or questions pertaining to the bidding process; please reach us by phone or email.
- Available Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 12:00am ET.
- Email: Support@bidspotter.com
- Office: 253-858-6777
- Frequently Asked Questions
Terms and Conditions
An 18% Buyer’s Premium will apply.
A 100% refundable $3000 (US bidders) or $10,000 (foreign bidders) deposit is required for all webcast bidding.
ALL BIDS ARE MADE AND RECEIVED UNDER THE TERMS HEREINAFTER SET FORTH TO WHICH TERMS BIDDERS AGREE BY MAKING THEIR BID AT THE SALE. THESE TERMS CANNOT BE ALTERED EXCEPT BY THE AUCTIONEER. NO EMPLOYEE HAS AUTHORITY TO MODIFY SAME. THE OWNER AND/OR AUCTIONEER RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ADD TO OR MODIFY THE TERMS OF THE SALES.
All payments must be made by Cash, Cashier’s Check, Wire Transfer or Company Check with Bank Letter of Guarantee to Plant & Machinery, Inc. Here is an example of what your letter should be: [Mr. “Customer Name” is a customer of this bank. This bank will guarantee unqualified payment of Plant & Machinery, Inc. on the account listed herein up to the amount of $ . This letter is good until (insert expiration date 30 days from sale date)].
All bidders are required to give full name, address, phone, fax, and bank information when registering. All bidders must register before bidding.
All bids must be paid in full within two business days after the bids have closed. The Auctioneer shall determine the bidding increments. Some items may be auctioned with reserve.
All purchases must be removed within two weeks after the bids have closed. No lot can, on any account, be removed prior to PMI having been paid in full. Removal shall be at the expense, risk and liability of the Purchaser. Purchases will be delivered only on presentation of paid bill. Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods not removed within the aforesaid time.
Riggers, movers, electricians or buyer performing work at the Auction Sites must provide Auctioneer with evidence of insurance. The insurance coverage must be at a level acceptable to Auctioneer and to the Seller.
All checks for deposits and balances due shall be payable to the order of PLANT & MACHINERY, INC. unless instructed otherwise. All bills must be paid to the Houston headquarters offices of the Auctioneer at 2901 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Suite A-130, Houston, TX, 77043 or by wire transfer directly to the bank specified in the wire transfer instructions provided for this on-line auction. The full purchase price on all lots sold to the same buyer must be paid within the time fixed and before removal of any of the goods.
THE AUCTIONEER SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CORRECT DESCRIPTION, GENUINENESS, AUTHENTICITY OF, OR DEFECT IN ANY LOT, AND MAKES NO WARRANTY IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. NO SALE SHALL BE SET ASIDE NOR ALLOWANCE MADE ON ACCOUNT OF ANY INCORRECTNESS, ERROR IN CATALOGING, OR ANY IMPERFECTION NOT NOTED. NO DEDUCTION ALLOWED ON DAMAGED ARTICLES, ALL ARTICLES BEING EXPOSED FOR PUBLIC EXHIBITION, AND SOLD “AS IS” AND WITHOUT RECOURSE. ARTICLES ARE NOT WARRANTED AS MERCHANTABLE OR FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NO CLAIM MAY BE MADE BY PURCHASER RELATING TO THE CONDITION OR USE OF ARTICLES PURCHASED, OR FOR PROXIMATE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING THEREFROM.
Articles purchased may not incorporate approved activating mechanisms, operating safety devices or safety guards, as required by OSHA or otherwise. It is Purchaser’s responsibility that articles purchased be so equipped and safeguarded to meet OSHA and any other requirements before placing such articles into operation.
Purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold Auctioneer harmless from and against all claims and liabilities relating to the condition or use of the articles purchased or failure of user to follow instructions, warnings or recommendations of the manufacturer, or to comply with federal, state and local laws applicable to such articles, including OSHA requirements, or for proximate or consequential damages, costs or legal expenses arising therefrom.
No claims will be allowed after removal of goods from premises.
Auctioneer shall not, in any event, be liable for non-delivery or any other matter or thing, to any Purchaser of any lot, other that for the return to the Purchaser of the deposit or sum paid on said lot, should the Purchaser be entitled thereto.
In default of payment of bills in full within the time therein specified, the Auctioneer in addition to all other remedies allowed by law, may retain all monies received as deposit or otherwise, as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within the time allowed herein may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and any deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of re-sale, will be charged to the defaulting Purchaser.
Persons attending during exhibition, sale or removal of goods assume all risks of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically release the Auctioneer from liability therefor. Neither the Auctioneer nor his principal shall be liable by reason of defect in or condition of the premises on which the sale is held.
The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from sale any of the property listed or to sell at this sale property not listed, and also reserves the right to group one or more lots into one or more selling lots or to subdivide into two or more selling lots. Whenever the best interest of a Seller will be served, the Auctioneer reserves the right to sell all the property listed, in bulk.
Where items are sold by estimated weight, count or measure, the Purchaser will be billed for and required to pay for the estimated weight, count or measure. If, upon delivery, any shortage exists, the Purchaser will receive a refund at the rate of purchase. If there be an excess, the Purchaser will be required to pay for such excess, at the rate of purchase.
The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all bids, alter the order of sale, and accept bids made on behalf of the Seller.
The record of sale kept by the Auctioneer and bookkeeper will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.
The Auctioneer is acting as agent only and is not responsible for the acts of its principals. Purchaser acknowledges, as an inducement to Seller to commit Purchaser to bid, that Purchaser has independently inspected the goods bid upon by the Purchaser, and acknowledges to the Seller that Purchaser is acquiring all goods “AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS” and “WITH REMOVAL AT PURCHASERS’ RISK AND EXPENSE” and agrees to protect, indemnify and hold harmless the Seller from any and all claims, demands, causes of actions, liabilities and judgments relating to the conditions or use of the goods.
Seller, if not the same as the Auctioneer, shall have the rights, protections and benefits afforded to the Auctioneer as set forth herein.
Although all information has been obtained from sources deemed reliable, the auctioneer and seller make no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information herein contained, or contained in our catalog. It is for this reason that buyers should avail themselves of the opportunity to make inspection prior to the auction. Although it is not likely, auction sales are subject to cancellation or postponement. Kindly contact auctioneer prior to attendance.
ANY ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS OR AMENDMENTS TO THE ABOVE LISTED TERMS WILL BE POSTED BY THE AUCTIONEER PRIOR TO THE START OF BIDDING.