All lots are at 17% Commission and are subject to VAT
Due to Covid 19, the preference will be to ship out, costs in line with Parcelforce / DPD costs...collections will be possible at a safe distance, at a specific time to suit both parties.
Please be aware that all bids are legally binding and you will be obliged to buy, Reserves may be reduced during sale.
There will be a delay in the availability of lots 509 onwards as they have to be picked by RS, and onward shipped to us...this is estimated to be around 3-4 weeks after payment made. There is also a small possibility of stock discrepancies, these will be resolved on a pro rata basis.
All lots in this auction are 'New' items unless stated otherwise, and are brought to auction by our sister company who has an agreement, with leading UK Industrial Distributor RS Components, to buy and sell their excess and obsolete items - their item number is included in the listing for cross reference purposes, if you wish to view the items then please contact us to arrange. Please note that ownership of the goods has passed over to our client so there is no responsibility on RS regarding warranty or support.
Auction Opens: Tuesday 17th November 2020
Auction End Date - from 10.00hrs on Tuesday 24th November 2020
Payment to be made by 26th November 2020 unless arrangement made with Auctioneer
Please note late payment fees will be added if applicable.
Payment is to be made by Bank Transfer, Paypal or cash on collection - we do not accept card payments. We do not deduct any payment from your deposit, we will invoice you the full amount so that you can choose the method of payment.
For EU customers, invoice will be re-issued, minus VAT, on production of a valid EU VAT number.
All lots, up to 509, are located near Bicester, Oxfordshire, delivery can be arranged except for fragile items and those items that are larger than a pallet, carriage for these items can be arranged by yourselves but, in the case of fragile items, at your risk.
Lots from 509 are held at RS Components until sold so, as stated above, it could take around 3 -4 weeks for these to be available, and there is a small chance that the item may not be available when picking. These will be refunded in full if payment has been made.
Collections will run from Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. unless otherwise stated, but must be arranged with the Auctioneer as location not always manned and the items will need to picked from the warehouse. Goods will normally be available within 2 days of payment, dependant on the number of lots to be picked.
As long as the items are paid for then we are farly flexible on collection times, and will try and fit in a mutually convenient pickup time, this should be within 2 weeks from auction close date.
Postage can be arranged (at Buyer's risk) for non fragile / lighter items, prices will reflect the charges made by Hermes or Standard Pallet Delivery Charges - we do not usually charge for our picking / packing labour. A pallet, for mainland UK, will be £50, quotes can be obtained for further afield.
Sale Currency: GBP
VAT: 20.00% on all items unless stated
Hunt 4 a Bargain Ltd
General Terms & Conditions of Sale
1. Application of these General Conditions
1.1 In these General Conditions the expression 'the Auctioneer' includes his employees and agents and any person to whom conduct of the Auction is delegated under clause 5.11 below.
1.2 These General Conditions apply to every Auction of Plant and Machinery, Chattels and Trade Stocks conducted by the Auctioneer and to any Lot offered for sale in the Auction whether that Lot includes property fixed to land or not fixed to land or any other personal property.
1.3 If these General Conditions have not previously been accepted by a person attending or bidding at the Auction, bidding for any Lot in the Auction shall be deemed to be an acceptance by the Bidder of these General Conditions.
1.4 To the extent that these General Conditions are inconsistent with any special conditions set out or referred to in the Auction Catalogue or announced at the Auction, the Special Conditions shall prevail.
1.5 These General Conditions shall be governed, construed and enforced in accordance with the law of England but:-
(a) if the Auction is held in Scotland, in accordance with the law of Scotland;
(b) if the Auction is held in Northern Ireland, in accordance with the law of Northern Ireland.
2. The Seller's instructions and Warranties
2.1 The Seller warrants that:-
(a) to any Lot offered for sale he will be able to pass good and unencumbered title free from third party claims;
(b) any Lot offered for sale may lawfully be sold;
(c) the premises where the Auction is to be held (if not the Auctioneer's premises) will be safe for that purpose and that it will be lawful to hold the Auction there.
2.2 If the Seller's instructions are given by the Seller's agent, the Seller's agent warrants that he has the Seller's authority:-
(a) to instruct the Auctioneer;
(b) to give the warranties set out in clause 2.1 above;
(c) to instruct the Auctioneer to act in accordance with these General Conditions and any special conditions.
3. The Auctioneer's Remuneration
3.1 The Auctioneer's remuneration shall be such as has been agreed between the Seller and the Auctioneer.
3.2 The Auctioneer may deduct his remuneration from monies received from Buyers before accounting to the Seller for the balance.
4. Bidding on behalf of Another
4.1 Unless the Auctioneer has previously acknowledged in writing that the Bidder bids as agent on behalf of a named principal, every Bidder shall be taken to bid on his own behalf as principal.
4.2 If the Auctioneer has earlier acknowledged in writing that the Bidder bids as agent on behalf of a
named principal, the Bidder warrants that he has the authority of his principal to make each bid he makes.
5. Conduct of the Auction
5.1 The Auctioneer offers each lot as agent of the Seller and not as principal unless otherwise indicated in the Auction Catalogue.
5.2 Any Lot may be subject to a reserve price unless otherwise indicated in the Auction Catalogue.
5.3 The Seller or his representative or the Auctioneer on his behalf may bid for any Lot unless otherwise indicated in the Auction Catalogue.
5.4 The Auctioneer may at any time before the fall of the hammer withdraw or divide any Lot or combine any Lots.
5.5 With the previous consent of the Seller, the Auctioneer may sell any Lot by private sale before or after the Auction.
5.6 The Auctioneer may require any Bidder to give his name and address and proof of identity before accepting a bid.
5.7 The Auctioneer may reject any bid at his sole discretion and without being required to give a reason.
5.8 The Buyer shall be the person who made the highest bid before the fall of the hammer or such other person as the Auctioneer may declare to be the Buyer without being required to give a reason.
5.9 The Auctioneer may decide whether there is a dispute between Bidders, may summarily determine the dispute or immediately again offer the Lot for sale, in each case without being required to give a reason.
5.10 The Auctioneer shall in every other respect decide how the Auction is to be conducted and without being required to give a reason.
5.11 The Auctioneer may in his sole discretion delegate to a person whom he believes to be competent the conduct of the Auction in accordance with these General Conditions.
6. After the Sale
6.1 Upon the Auctioneer declaring any Lot sold, the Buyer shall immediately:-
(a) give the Auctioneer his name and address and, if requested, proof of identity;
(b) identify any person on whose behalf he has bought;
(c) pay to the Auctioneer if requested a deposit of up to 25 per cent of the price.
6.2 Within the time specified in clause 6.3 below, the Buyer shall pay the following sums to the Auctioneer in full:-
(a) the balance of the price of all Lots purchased together with any VAT due;
(b) the value as summarily determined by the Auctioneer, whose determination shall be final and binding, of all or part of any Lot or of the premises where the Auction is held which has been damaged or destroyed by the Buyer or his principal or his agent.
6.3 The time for complying with clause 6.2 above shall be the time specified in the Auction catalogue or if no time is specified there, 4 pm on the next working day, and in every case time shall be of the essence.
6.4 The Auctioneer may at any time in his sole discretion grant the Buyer an extension of time for complying with clause 6.2 above, in which case the Buyer shall pay to the Auctioneer in full before moving or removing the Lot interest on any unpaid sums at a rate of 4 per cent above Barclays Bank plc base rate in force from time to time.
6.5 Until the Buyer has complied with clause 6.2 above:-
(a) title to any Lot bought shall not pass to the Buyer;
(b) the lot shall be at the Buyer's risk;
(c) the Auctioneer shall have a lien over any Lot bought by the Buyer in the Auction;
(d) if the Buyer effects or purports to effect a resale or any other disposition of all or part of the Lot, the Buyer shall hold proceeds of resale or other disposition on trust for the Auctioneer and the Seller.
6.6 On written request by the Buyer, the Auctioneer shall provide a VAT invoice in proper form, if appropriate.
7. Removal of Lot Bought
7.1 The Buyer may not remove any Lot he has bought until after the end of the Auction.
7.2 The Buyer may not remove any Lot until the Buyer has paid the sums specified in clause 6.2 above in full for every Lot he has bought.
7.3 After paying the sums specified in clause 6.2 above, the Buyer must remove the lot bought by the time specified in the Auction Catalogue or if no time is specified there, 5 pm on the next working day, and in every case time shall be of the essence.
7.4 The Auctioneer may at any time at his sole discretion and on terms specified by him grant the Buyer an extension of the time specified in clause 7.3 above.
7.5 If the Lot bought is or includes a motor vehicle, no warranty is given that the vehicle may safely or lawfully be driven on the road.
7.6 When removing any Lot the Buyer:-
(a) Is responsible for detaching any Lot fixed to land and must do so safely and lawfully and must not use flame cutters, explosives or any other dangerous equipment or process without previous written
permission signed by or on behalf of the Auctioneer.
(b) must use safe and lawful means of removing the Lot;
(c) shall indemnify the Auctioneer and the Seller against any loss damage legal or other expenses and any claim arising from the detaching of the Lot or its removal;
(d) shall have insurance in respect of such indemnity and shall on request produce to the Auctioneer a receipt for the last premium due or other sufficient evidence that such insurance has been effected and remains in force.
8. Default by the Buyer
8.1 If at any time the Buyer has failed either to pay the sums specified in clause 6.2 above in full by the expiry of the time specified in clause 6.3 above (or any extension granted under clause 6.4 above), or to remove any Lot by the time specified in clause 7.3 above (or any extension granted under clause 7.4 above), the Auctioneer may rescind the sale of that Lot, in which case any deposit shall be forfeit, and that Lot may be resold by auction or privately.
8.2 If the Auctioneer has rescinded the sale but the Buyer has removed the Lot bought, the Auctioneer shall be entitled without previous notice to enter upon any premises where he believes the Lot to be and remove it.
8.3 If the Auctioneer has rescinded the sale and the Lot has been resold, the Buyer shall make good any deficiency, namely:-
(a) the sale price less the resale price;
(b) the costs of and incidental to resale.
8.4 If because the Buyer has failed to remove any Lot by the time specified in clause 7.3 above (or
any extension granted under clause 7.4 above), the Seller is unable to give vacant possession on disposing of or relinquishing any interest in the premises from which the Lot should have been removed, the Buyer shall compensate the Seller for any loss resulting.
9. Liabilities and Indemnities
9.1 The Auctioneer warrants that he believes that the Seller of each Lot is able to pass good title, and if the Seller is not able to do so, the Auctioneer shall use his reasonable endeavours to assist the Buyer in obtaining good title and in pursuing any remedies the Buyer may have against the Seller, but the Auctioneer shall not be bound to initiate litigation and shall not be under any other obligation to the Buyer.
9.2 Each Lot is sold as seen and where lying.
9.3 No Lot is sold as comprising or including any new goods.
9.4 The Auctioneer neither has nor professes any expert or other knowledge of any Lot sold and
there is hereby excluded any liability the Auctioneer might otherwise incur and any right or immunity the Buyer might otherwise possess in respect of any conditions, warranties or representations relating to the condition of any Lot sold or the merchantable quality of any Lot or its fitness for the particular or any purpose for which it is or may be required whether such conditions, warranties or representations are expressed or implied in the Auction Catalogue or are the subject of oral or written statements made by or on behalf of the Auctioneer or any other person before or in the course of the Auction.
9.5 No liability shall attach to the Auctioneer either in contract or in tort for loss injury or damage legal or other expenses sustained by the Seller, any Bidder, the Buyer or any other person by reason of:-
(a) any defect in any Lot sold, whether or not such defect be latent or apparent on examination;
(b) any defect or danger of the premises where the Auction is held;
(c) any alleged failure of the Auctioneer properly to advertise the Auction or to seek or obtain expert advice with regard to any Lot offered for sale or its reserve price;
(d) any act or omission of the Auctioneer in the conduct of the Auction or after the Auction;
(e) any act or omission of any person other than the Auctioneer.
9.6 The Seller shall indemnify the Auctioneer in respect of any claims made by another or third party for any loss injury damage or legal or other expenses referred to in clause 9.5 above.
9.7 The Auctioneer shall not be liable to indemnify the Seller or any Bidder or the Buyer in respect of any claims made by another or third party for any loss injury damage or legal or other expenses referred to in clause 9.5 above.
9.8 Clauses 9.3 to 9.7 shall not be valid insofar as prohibited by statute.
9.9 In no circumstances shall the Auctioneer be liable for any consequential loss or damage.
10.1 No indulgence by the Auctioneer shall prevent the Auctioneer or the Seller subsequently insisting upon their respective rights and remedies.
11. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA)
11.1 Waivers (SHE-42 and 42A)
11.2 Section 6 (8) of the Act – in certain instances it may be necessary for the purchaser to give a written undertaking pursuant to Section 6 (8) of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
11.3 Asbestos / Hazardous Substances
It is expressly brought to the purchasers attention that certain types of plant or main service installations could contain Asbestos, dangerous chemicals etc., which if not handled properly during their removal from site could be in breach of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002, the Asbestos (Licensing) Regulations as amended and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (COSHH) or any other current legislation covering the use of such substances in a working environment.
11.4 All purchasers must comply with all current legislation and regulations, including the Water Industry Act (as amended) and the Environment Protection Act 1990, as amended: in relation to the removal / disposal of waste / trade effluent including hazardous waste and may be required to satisfy Hunt4abargain Ltd in relation to their disposal / removal procedure. Where waste materials are removed all work must be undertaken by an approved and licensed contractor.