March 21, 2020
Advertising Deadline March 7, 2020
TAKING CONSIGNMENTS NOW
Previewing Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 PM
Bidding Starts @ 9:00 am
Gates Open @ 7:30 am on Saturday
5946 Guide Meridian
Bellingham WA 98226
4.5 Miles North of Bellingham On the Guide Meridian
How to Consign
If you are unsure please call ahead and we'll gladly give you some insights on the checking in procedures.
Bring Items to Meridian Equipment
Your Items will be given a lot number
Fill Out Consignor Form with Name, Address, Phone Number Accurately. This is where the check is sent.
Call ahead that last 2 weeks before the sale as we do become full and do not accept consignments.
We Do Not Accept the Following
We Reserve the Right to refuse any consignment
- Nonoperational lawn and garden equipment
- Nonoperational power tools
- Bucket w/ unknown contents
- Mis-matched or worn out tires
- Oils, paints, chemicals, aerosals, etc.
- Electronics and household items
- Exercise equipment
- Anything else Meridian Equipment deems unsalable or hazardous
It is the consignee's responsibility to have items packaged and arranged in an orderly fashion when consigned. This helps increase sale value.
DO NOT Procrastinate as the auction lot does become full and we do refuse consignments. Call ahead the last week at that point you will need prior permission. During check in fill out consignment form completely and accurately with name, address and phone number. This is where payment will be sent to. Meridian Equipment is not responsible for locating consignees who do not provide accurate information.
The deadline to have your consignment in the print advertising is 2 weeks ahead of the auction. Meridian Equipment uses it years of experience to determine which items best represents the auction and its audience.
Fees paid by the consignor will be deducted from the selling price of each item
Items selling for less than $200.00 have a 25% commission fee per item
Items selling between $200.00 and over 10% commission fee per item
On consigned items selling for less than $10.00 there will be no payment. The $10.00 minimum applies to each individual consigned item. Items selling for $10.00 or more will be charged commission rates as described above
If the consignee wishes to protect an item it is the responsibility of the consignee to "buy back" the item on the day of the auction. Meridian Equipment will not set minimums for consigned items.
A Fee will be assessed for buy back items as followed
$50.00 for all miscellaneous items
$100.00 for all rolling stock
If a cosigned item fails to sell during the auction. It is the consignor's responsibility to pick up the item within 30 days of the auction. If the consignor fails to do so the item will become property of Meridian Equipment. In that event Meridian Equipment may resale, dispose or otherwise remove the item from its premises. Disposal fees may be charged to the consignee in the event of excess or costly removal.
When and Where to Get a Bidder Number
At Meridian Equipment main store during normal business hrs of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday the week prior to the sale.
Starting at 8:00 am on auction day in the trailer located behind the blue tent.
How and When To Pay
Your invoice will be in the office behind the blue tent. It should be ready approx. 20 min after your auction purchase. You must pay for your items before you can take them off Meridian Equipment property.
ALL ITEMS MUST BE PAID FOR THE DAY OF THE AUCTION!!
We accept payment by check, cash, VISA, Mastercard, or debit card. Payments by credit/debit card are subject to 5% buyers premium to cover processing fees.
Items must be picked up within 2 weeks following the auction. If they are not picked up and paid for within 30 days they become property of Meridian Equipment and will be sold for storage costs.
Terms of Sale
All items sold as is, where is
All items must be paid for on auction day and picked up within 2 weeks following the sale or they become property of Meridian Equipment CO. Inc.
There is a 10% buyers premium on all items under $2,500.00
Purchases can be paid for by cash, bankable check or Visa/Mastercard
There is a 5% buyers premium on all credit/debit card transactions
Items on Meridian Equipment CO. Inc property become the responsibility of the winning bidder immediately after the sale is completed. Meridian Equipment is not responsible for stolen, misplaced or otherwise lost property.
Preview daily Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm.
*Failure to comply with the rules and procedures will result in the customer being removed from the auction and future auctions. Unruly customers will be removed from the auction. Failure to pay within a timely manner will result in forfeiture of items and removal from future actions.
Sale Conducted by:
Meridian Equipment CO Inc
5946 Guide Meridian
Bellingham WA, 98226