All vehicle types, makes, and models are sold at such auctions – SUVs, coupes, sedans, vans, minivans, even convertibles. Obviously, these government agencies institutions are hoping to get as much money as possible for their goods. But good bargains and cheap cars can be had. Otherwise, the auctions wouldn’t be as popular as they are and no one would participate.
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But the competition at county auctions is brutal and it's only getting stronger. "Taxi companies want the old cruisers to use as cabs," Lang says. "And often there are government employees who are going after a vehicle that they used on the job and grew fond of. A lot of the school buses and trucks get bought by brokers looking to ship them overseas to poorer countries that will use them for public transportation. These are guys who go to government auctions all the time, know what to pay and know a lemon when they see it. You won't be the only bargain hunter out there."
The bidding started out fairly tame. Individuals there bought a beat up Impala for $525, a Chevy Astro van for $425, and the shittiest Chrysler PT Cruiser I have ever seen for $300. As for the awesome Ford Escort wagon? Well, it didn’t do so hot, in part, Kevin told me, because it’s so light and has low scrap value, and because parts are in low demand:
2001 Diesel Turbo Isuzu Box Truck, Asst Punch Presses: Clearing 45 ton OBI, Niagara 35 ton, Walsch #55 ton, Johnson 60 ton, Minster #6 OBI 60 ton, Bliss 20 ton, American Compressor 7.5HP,Ulite Poly Stacking Machine, Bandsaw Welder, Surface Grinders: Harig Super 612 & Boyar Schultz, Ingersoll T-30 Air Compressors, Big Joe Electric Power Loaders, Fumex & Smog Hog HV Air Cleaners, Acme & Chicago & Milford Rivet Machines, Filter Pumper #FSP40-2-304SS, Freemont Phosphatizing Syst, Forklifts: Alice Chalmers #3-5000lb, Clark Standup 1600lb, Powder-Coating Curing Oven Master Light Mod7815, Wheelabrator Steel Shot Blaster, Nordson Select Coat Sys, Pro Mig 135 Welder, Asst Power Tools, Table & Radial & Band Saws, Drill Presses, Hand Tools, Calipers, Webster & Coleman Hardness Testers, Air Tools, Drills, Grinders, Sanders, Astd Power Coating Tools & Equip & Supplies, Numerous Tool sets, Astd Tool Chests & Boxes, Material Handling & Warehouse Equip, Crown 4000lb Rousselle 10 ton and other Pallet Jacks, Steel Shelving Racking & Trees, Rolling Carts, Plastic Gaylords, Astd Worktables & Benches & Cabinets, Office furniture & fixtures & equip, Asst Metal Fencing & Tubing, Ladders, Asst Aluminum Coils (8, 8.5, 9.25, 10 inch) & Feeders, Cardboard Box Skids, Portis Industrial Sewing Machines, Toledo Floor Scale, EZ Go Golf Cart & Much More
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We were in the process of downsizing when a friend attended a program by Mr. Will Farmer on appraising, auctions and today’s styles and trends. She relayed that our mid-century modern furniture was back in vogue. We were familiar with the Farmer name from Antiques Roadshow, but knew little about the auction business. We showed Will Farmer, now owner of the business, photographs of our furniture and he was interested. He came to our home, looked at the furniture, described the auction process and carefully reviewed the contract we would sign. From start to finish the entire process was very professional. The Salem, Virginia gallery is spacious and well organized with plenty of parking. The entire staff is very friendly and courteous. The movers were very nice and careful. We were kept informed at every step. We were given a possible range of prices each item might bring, but no promises were made. Auction day was fascinating and fun. Some items brought more than expected and some less. In the end it was a wonderful experience and one we would not hesitate to do again.