I.L.S. 2017 Meet
Auction Bidding Rules  

This is going to be a blind bid auction.  Starting bid prices will be listed for each group of items as listed in the collection document.  Please refer to the page numbers in the lower right hand corner of the collection document to match items with bids. 

Items for Auction:

Pages 2-5  Group One  Frame #1
Pages 6-8   Group Two  Frame #2
Page 9   Group Three  Couplers & Coupler Pockets
Page 10  Group Four  Air Pump
Page 11  Group Five  Water Pump
Page 12  Group Six  Cross Ties, Supports and Various Parts
Page 13  Group Seven  Pressure Control Valve
Page 14   Group Eight  Brake Cylinders
Page 15   Group Nine  Cross Head, Support Knees & Hangers
Page 16  Group Ten  Rolling Cart

All U.S. Postal or Electronic bids must be received by Noon Saturday, August 19, 2017.  In person bids will be taken at the I.L.S. Club Property until 1:00p.m. Sunday, August 20, 2017.  I.L.S. will not be responsible for lost or missing bids. 

Bid Forms must be completely filled out with no missing information.  Bids must include bidder’s name, address, and a phone number that you can be reached at.  In case of a tie bid, the tied bidders will be called and the bidders will be given an opportunity to increase their bid.  The phone call process will go 48 hours, any bidder not reached within this time will forfeit their change to increase the bid.  This process will be by phone or in person only, no electronic communications will be placed or received. 

Auction item winners have 30 days to make payment to the Illinois Live Steamers.  Bank or Cashier’s checks are acceptable forms of payment.  Cash will be accepted in person only.  No other forms of payment will be accepted.  Once funds have cleared the I.L.S. will make arrangements for the winning bidders to pick up auction items.  Pick up will be at I.L.S. property only.  No items will be shipped, packed or crated by the I.L.S.  It is the winner’s sole responsibility to pick up the item(s) from the I.L.S. property within the stated 30 day payment period.  Items are as is and no refunds will be given. 

All items will be on display at the I.L.S. Property during the 50th Annual Meet, August 17-20, 2017.  Bids will be accepted in person until 1p.m. August 20, 2017 during the event.  Bid winners will be announced at 1:30p.m., August 20, 2017. 


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