Bauer Auction Service
Date(s) 3/6/2023 - 3/19/2023
Simulcast Auction. Online, Phone, & Live Bidding.
9am Saturday - Guns 1 - 699 - North Ring 9am Saturday- Guns 700 - 1200 South Ring 9am Sunday- Guns 2000 - 2600
In-Person Payment: invoices exceeding $500 must be paid for by cash, check or in-person credit card w/ 4% fee. If shipping is required please look at our shipping policies. Shipping customers accepted payments- Bank wire, wire information is provided upon bidders emailed request, Cashier Check/Postal Money Order/ Personal or Business Check- with 10 business day hold on shipment.
|Name||General Auction Gun Sales 2 Day Spring Firearm Auction|
Bauer Auction Service
|Type||Live Webcast Auction|
|Date(s)||03/06/2023 - 03/19/2023|
|Simulcast Auction. Online, Phone, & Live Bidding.|
|Preview Date/Time||Friday, March 17th from 12:00noon - 6:00pm at 2601 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL 61938|
|Checkout Date/Time||Monday, March 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Tuesday, March 21st from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Wednesday, March 22nd from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Friday, March 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday, March 25th from 9:00am to 12:00pm|
|Buyer Premium||0% In-Person,15% Online Buyer's Premium|
|Description||Hello and welcome to the Saturday, March 18th & Sunday, March 19th General Auction Gun Sales 2 Day Spring Firearm Auction. 2 Day Auction 1000 Firearms at Auction Live Bidding - - Absentee - - Webcast 2601 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL 61938 Saturday, March 18th - - 9:00am Sunday, March 19th - - 9:00am Ruger - Colt - Smith & Wesson - Winchester - Browning Antique to Modern to New Preview: Friday, March 17th from 12:00noon - 6:00pm at 2601 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL 61938 " Doors open Saturday & Sunday at 8:00am for Live Auction at 9:00am! " Guns will NOT be out for view during days of auction " Please plan on attending preview or call w/ questions prior to the auction Live Internet Simulcast Bidding Ron Baker, FFL. (217) 273-5056 www.hibid.com successfull bidders will pay 15% buyer premium www.proxibid.com successful bidders will pay 15% buyer premium Credit cards are accepted for in-person payment only, a 4% credit card fee is assessed CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR FIREARMS THAT REQUIRE SHIPPING Illinois bidders can fill out 4473 paperwork during preview on Friday, March 17th from 12:000noon to 6:00pm or after the auction starting Monday, March 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm, Tuesday, March 21st through Friday, March 24th 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm, Saturday, March 25th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Filling out 4473 early does not mean pre approval status. You will be notified of days and times for picking up purchases after minimum state required 72 hour waiting period. Form 4473 must be filled out in person.|
Terms and Conditions
Auction Terms & Conditions Please review this information carefully. This information creates certain legally binding contractual obligations. In order to register and receive access to the online bidding/pre-bidding platform, a Bidder must accept and acknowledge these Terms and Conditions. 1. Any bid placed shall constitute a legally binding and enforceable offer to purchase the subject firearm. All bids therefore constitute an irrevocable offer to purchase and shall remain valid and enforceable until the Seller declares the property "Sold" and the auction has concluded. 2. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid placed. For Online Bidding: Early registration is encouraged, accounts are reviewed by the auctioneer prior to bids being approved. Account registrations are reviewed on a daily basis. Account owners requiring more information to meet approval are emailed and/or called stating what information is needed. Failure to respond to attempts at communication may result in bids being declined, account owners are notified via email. Registrations during active auction are not guaranteed evaluation in time for particitpation. 3. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any Bidder from access to the interactive online bidding platform. 4. The Winning Bidder covenants and agrees to purchase the subject firearm at the price of the Winning Bid, and upon the terms and conditions hereinafter provided. 5. Within 48 hours of the close of the auction event, the Winning Bidder for the firearm shall receive an e-mail from Bauer Auction Service, LLC which will detail a date, a time, and a location for meeting with the holder of a Federal Firearms License, subject to further specific arrangements of the parties, including options for shipping and electronic payments to the holder of a Federal Firearms License appointed by the Winning Bidder, subject to verification of said appointees Federal Firearms License and credentials. 6. At said appointed date, time, and location, the Winning Bidder shall pay the full purchase price for the property by means of cash, certified check, or credit card if paying in person. Shipping customers are required to pay with bank wire or check mailed in. 7. Thereupon, the Winning Bidder shall present all information necessary to consummate the sale and shall thoroughly and truthfully complete any and all documents, forms or applications necessary to effectuate the transfer of the firearm through the Federal Firearms License holder(s), including but not necessarily limited to, ATF Form 4473. 8. The Winning Bidder agrees to comply with all Federal, State and Local Laws with respect to the purchase, possession and transfer of firearms. 9. Failure to appear at the appointed date, time, and location by the Winning Bidder, shall be considered an act of default by the Winning Bidder, and the Seller shall be entitled to pursue any and all legal and equitable remedies against the Winning Bidder which are available to Seller pursuant to the laws of the jurisdiction of the State of Illinois. In the event that Seller and/or Auctioneer file suit against Winning Bidder, Seller and/or Auctioneer shall be entitled to recover all reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and expenses incurred. 10. Time shall be of the essence as to all of Buyer's obligations. 11. In the event that any firearms sale is not consummated based on any misrepresentation, the High Bidder shall be liable to the Seller in the amount of $250.00 as liquidated damages and not as a penalty. 12. Notwithstanding any term to the contrary all sales and transfers shall be conducted in accordance with Federal, State and Local Laws. 13. By registering for the online bidding/pre-bidding platform, the Bidder acknowledges and understands that he or she is responsible for compliance with all local laws, and the Bidder further represents, covenants and warrants that: a. The Bidder assumes all responsibility for the legality of a specific firearm for which a bid is placed. b. The Bidder is at least twenty-one (21) years of age. c. The Bidder is legally authorized to own and possess firearms, and if an Illinois resident, is the holder of a valid F.O.I.D. Card. d. The Bidder is not prohibited by Federal, State, or Local Law from purchasing or possessing the specific firearm for which a bid is placed. e. The Bidder is the actual transferee/buyer of the specific firearm for which a bid is placed. f. The Bidder is not under indictment or information for any felony or any other crime which could subject Bidder to incarceration for a period of twelve months or more. g. The Bidder has not been convicted of any felony or any other crime which could have subjected the incarceration for a period of twelve months or more. h. The Bidder is not a fugitive from justice. i. The Bidder is not an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana, or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug or any other controlled substance. j. The Bidder has not been adjudicated mentally defective (which includes a determination by a court, board, commission or other lawful authority that the Bidder is a danger to himself or others or is incompetent to manage his own affairs). k. The Bidder has not been committed to a mental institution. l. The Bidder has not been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions. m. The Bidder is not subject to a Court Order which refrains the Bidder from harassing, stalking, or threatening the Bidder's child or intimate partner or child of such partner. n. The Bidder has not been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of Domestic Violence. o. The Bidder has never renounced his or her citizenship. p. The Bidder is not an alien illegally in the United States. 14. Auctioneer reserves the right to resell any firearm not paid in full within seven (7) days of the auctions' closing date. 15. The Seller, Broker, Auctioneer and their representatives, attorneys, agents, and sub-agents, assume no liability for errors or omissions in this or any other property listing or advertising or promotional/publicity statements and material. The Seller, Broker, Auctioneer and their representatives, attorneys, agents and sub-agents, make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information herein contained or in any other property listing or advertising or promotional/publicity statements and material. 16. The Property is sold in its "AS IS" condition with all faults and limitations and no warranties expressed or implied, and Seller and Auctioneer specifically disclaim any and all implied warranties, including the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. All Bidders are encouraged to inspect the Property prior to placing any bid and the Winning Bidder, as Buyer, acknowledges that he/she/it has had a reasonable opportunity to inspect and examine the condition of the Property and make inquiries of knowledgeable persons. All information was derived from sources believed to be correct, but is not guaranteed. Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information, judgment, and inspection of the Property and records. 17. By registering and bidding, the Buyer acknowledges they understand accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions. 18. By registering and bidding, the Buyer acknowledges that they have submitted themselves to the personal jurisdiction of the State of Illinois. Buyer acknowledges that any and all disputes shall be governed by Illinois Law, conflicts of laws provisions notwithstanding, and that any and all litigation associated with any purchase and sale hereunder shall be filed in the Fifth Judicial Circuit, Coles County, Charleston, Illinois. 19. Seller and Auctioneer cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption in service, errors, and/or omissions, caused by any means, therefore they cannot guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error free service as the website could be interfered with by means out of their control. Bidder acknowledges that the online auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. 20. Buyer awknowledges payment policy outlined by auctioneer within the catalog. Buyers whom require shipping must pay via mailed in payment or bank wire. Shipping charges may be billed to a credit card unless said charges exceed $500.00, then payment for shipping is to be made by check or bank wire. 21. The Registered Bidder acknowledges receipt and copy of these Terms and Conditions, and having read and understood the provisions set forth therein, accepts same and agrees to be bound thereby.
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
|Bid Amount||Bid Increment|
|0.00 - 990.00||10.00 USD|
|990.01 - 1,975.00||25.00 USD|
|1,975.01 - 4,950.00||50.00 USD|
|4,950.01 - 7,400.00||100.00 USD|
|7,400.01 - 9,999,999.99||250.00 USD|
|Buyer Premium||0% In-Person,15% Online Buyer's Premium|
|Payment Terms||ILLINOIS BUYERS WHO WANT TO PICK UP FIREARMS
Firearm transfer requires 4473 paperwork or an FFL. Form 4473 must be filled out in person before the waiting period begins. Form 4473 can be filled out at 2601 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL 6138 on the following days: **DURING PREVIEW** Friday, March 17th from 12:00noon - 7:00pm at 2601 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL 61938
Monday, March 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 21st from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 22nd from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, March 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, March 25th from 9:00am to 12:00pm
If in-person payment is made by credit card, there will be an additional 4% charge on your invoice.
Antique/Pre 98 Firearms do not require 4473/FFL and can be paid for and picked up at any time during the above listed hours.
OUT OF STATE BUYERS WHO NEED GUNS SHIPPED
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR FIREARMS THAT REQUIRE SHIPPING
Firearms that are being shipped must be paid for with a mailed in payment or bank transfer. Mailed in payments can be personal check/business check/ cashiers check/ money order/ postal money order. There is a 10 day hold on all mailed in payments. Credit card payments will NOT be accepted for firearms that are shipped. Include a copy of the FFL License that you want us to ship your guns to along with your payment if mailing. If you wish to do a wire transfer please respond to this email requesting such information. In addition, if you are conducting a wire transfer an emailed copy of the FFL can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include the buyer name and invoice number within the email. Shipping charges will be billed through Shipping Saint. When your shipment is ready, an invoice for the shipping charges will be sent via email & text to the email address and phone number provided at registration. That email/text will provide you with a link to pay your shipping invoice. Upon receipt of payment, your shipment will be processed and a separate email/text will be sent providing you with a tracking number for your shipment.
Shipping / Pick Up
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR FIREARMS THAT REQUIRE SHIPPING Shipping: General Auction Gun Sales/Bauer Auction Service, LLC Will not assume that you need your purchases shipped. Upon close of auction, we email unpaid invoice & bank wire instructions to email address on registration file. To initiate the shipping process, respond to that email with your request for shipping, notify us of method of payment and provide a copy of the FFL we are to ship to. Firearms that are being shipped must be paid for with a mailed in payment or bank transfer. Mailed in payments can be personal check/business check/ cashiers check/ money order/ postal money order. There is a 10 day hold on all mailed in payments. Credit card payments will NOT be accepted for firearms that are shipped. Payment is required prior to shipping being computed. Firearms are paid for then sent to our inhouse shipping department. Shipping guns is not a high priority immediately after the auction is over. If you buy online and require shipping it could be 2 to 3 weeks after the auction before the guns are shipped. Our shipping department is happy to use your FedEx/UPS account. Buyer is still responsible for applicable handling fees. If buyer chooses to ship with prepaid label Bauer Auction Service, LLC/General Auction Gun Sales is not responsible for damaged or lost packages. It is the buyer's responsibility to account for adequate insurance. Submit FFLs to email@example.com Shipping charges for guns within the continental U.S. are non-negotiable and are as follows: Firearms ship via UPS or USPS, typically whichever is most cost effective. If you have a carrier preference or your FFL requires the use of a specific carrier, you must notify Bauer Auction Service of this when you provide your FFL for shipment. Postage is determined by weight & size of package. Buyer will pay actual postage plus insurance, signature confirmation and handling fees. Handling Fees are also non-negotiable and are as follows: Long Guns $30.00 per gun Hand Guns $15.00 per gun Insurance: Insurance is required on every package. Fees are determined by Carrier guidelines based on value of package. If you are contemplating purchasing an item that could require specialized care, packing material or arrangements please contact our office at 217-235-5795.
Notice: Financing terms available may vary depending on applicant and/or guarantor credit profile(s) and additional approval conditions. Assets aged 10-15 years or more may require increased finance charges. Financing approval may require pledge of collateral as security. Applicant credit profile including FICO is used for credit review. Commercial financing provided or arranged by Express Tech-Financing, LLC pursuant to California Finance Lender License #60DBO54873. Consumer financing arranged by Express Tech-Financing, LLC pursuant to California Finance Lender License #60DBO54873 and state licenses listed at the this link. Consumer financing not available for consumers residing in Alaska, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Vermont, Hawaii, or Wisconsin. Additional state restrictions may apply. Equal opportunity lender.