<VV> Corvair Parts Auction This Saturday in NJ -- Free Lunch!
Robert Marlow, Vairtec Corporation
vairtec at optimum.net
Thu Feb 15 10:32:14 EST 2018
Reminder, the New Jersey Association of Corvair Enthusiasts' annual
Corvair Parts Auction takes place this Saturday. Here are the details:
The annual Parts Auction is a club staple now dating back more than 30
years and one of our most popular events of the year. It is all set for
Saturday, February 17, indoors at Ashley's Auto Body on Hillside Avenue
in Flanders, New Jersey.
At the auction our shameless auctioneers offer Corvair parts and
Corvair-related items to the highest bidder, with a 10% commission of
the sale price going to the club treasury. You may bring parts to sell,
you may buy, or you may do both, or you may just come to enjoy the fun.
Here is what you need to know to fully enjoy the day: First, plan on
making a day of it. Due to the nature of how the auction operates, it is
not possible to process any buyers or sellers until the auction is
completed. Doors open at 9:00 AM for set-up, we begin the bidding at
10:30 AM, take a pizza break at 12:30, resume the bidding at 1:00 PM,
and finish up typically around 2:30 PM. Only at that time can we tally
the sales, collect from the buyers, and pay the sellers.
Second, plan on getting there early. As we said we'll open the doors at
9:00 AM, to allow time to tag and display any parts you are selling, and
to allow you to peruse the parts being offered. If you're selling, you
will need to fill out an Auction Lot Card for each part or group of
parts being sold as one, so please allow sufficient time to do this
before the start of bidding.
Each attendee will be issued a Bidder Number by which the auction desk
will track all purchases.
The Auction Lot Card form is available on the NJACE website so you can
print what you need and fill them out in advance:
But you can also get blank lot cards that day.
We ask that items being offered be limited to Corvair parts or
Corvair-related items, only. Also, we ask that you not bring more than
one of the same item to sell. You can, however, sell multiple items in a
"lot." You could offer, say, one lot of six oil filters, instead of six
individual oil filters.
Remember that only quality items sell easily. Greasy, rusty, bent and
broken pieces have limited appeal.
The club will deduct a 10% commission on all sales. You may also donate
items for the full benefit of the club.
Did we mention that lunch is included at no charge?
Ashley's Auto Body is located at 274 Hillside Avenue, Flanders, NJ 07836
See you there, and bring a chair!
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