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2-3-2023 17th Annual Firearm & Men’s Night Out Auction @ the A&M Facility

 17th Annual Firearm & Men’s Night Out Auction

 

Selling for several local Eastern Shore/Mid Atlantic Estates & Consignors.

 

Auction Conducted at the A&M Auction Facility!

 

8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD 21849

 

Friday February 3rd, 2023 at 5:03 PM (Live Onsite W/Live Online via Proxibid)

 

100+ Firearms including Antique/Modern Rifles, Shotguns & Handguns. Bayonets, Swords, Rifle Scopes, Ammunition & more!

Preview: Monday, Jan. 30th, 2023 from 4-7 PM & and Friday, Feb., 3rd, 2023 from 4-5 PM.

 

Firearms from Manufacturers including: To be listed soon!

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Auctioneers Note: To help celebrate 17 years in a row of having the shore’s largest and most exciting firearm auction, this year’s event will include a preview night, door prizes, giveaways, a 50/50 raffle & more! This years Auction will guarantee a great buying experience for all types of firearm enthusiasts.

Catalogs:  Will be available for purchase.

 

Directions: Our Auction Facility is located in Parsonsburg on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Approx. 100 Miles north of Norfolk, VA, 55 Miles South of Dover, DE, 100 East of Washington, DC and 18 miles West of Ocean City, MD. At the intersection of Rt. 50 and the Rt. 13 Bypass merge onto Rt. 50 East towards Ocean City and follow for 3.9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd. Turn North (left) onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.

Preview: Monday, Jan. 30th, 2023 from 4-7 PM & and Friday, Feb., 3rd 2021 from 4-5 PM.

 

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The items will be uploaded as they come in over the next few months to Proxibid. There will be Thousands of photographs available in the Catalog. Once Uploaded you will be able to place Prebids here on Proxibid up until the time each item is scheduled to close.

 With this system you can bid LIVE on the computer against LIVE FLOOR Bidders in the Auction House once each item comes up onto the Auction Block. Things will move very quickly once the bidding begins. We generally sell between 60 & 80 lots an hour at Live Auction. We highly recommend that you place a Prebid on the item(s) that you are interested in and then be there ready to rebid if your maximum bid is exceeded should you so choose to increase your bid. If you wait until the last second to click the bid button it may be to late. These is a very small lag time from the time that you press the bid button, that information reflects on our clerks screen and he/she relays that to bid to the Auctioneer. If your bid comes in after the Auctioneer has said sold your bid will not be accepted or honored. With 400 Live auction items we need to sell at a fairly rapid pace. If you place a Prebid Proxibids computer immediately notifies us if there is a higher bid online. As the Auctioneer we have no idea of your maximum bid amount that is placed on any given lot. Proxibid’s computer only lets us know that a higher bid has been placed online when we update the asking bid. You can feel secure in knowing that your bid can’t be run up to or stated out at your maximum bid. The Auctioneer will generally give the lot 3 calls. Going once, twice, sold. DO NOT wait until the Auctioneer says Going Twice to decide if you want to bid or not. If you do it will likely be to late and the lot will have sold before your bid can be acted upon!

NOTE: The Auction items will start being sold at 5:03 PM on Friday the 3rd of February. There will be several hundred lots in the Auction. It will take Approx. 4 hours @ 80 -100 lots/Hr for all items to come to a sell.

Proxibid - Live Internet Bidding

Friday’s Auction day will feature LIVE ONSITE Bidding with LIVE WEBCAST Bidding via Proxibid.

There is an 18% Buyer Premium with the use of this System. Proxibid gets a 5% cut of everything that sells on their site!.

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The Catalog will be uploaded to the HiBid Server upon completion, Access by clicking the link below.

 This will be a LIVE AUCTION with ONLINE ABSENTEE BIDDING (Here on HiBid) on Friday 2/3/23. Bids left here on HiBid are due by 2 PM on Friday the 3rd of February. Those bids will be uploaded into our Auction Software and executed by the Auctioneer during the Live Auction. It should be understood that the high bid at 2 PM may or may not be the winning bid. The Auctioneer will start with either the Highest bid on HiBid or Highest Prebid on Proxibid when the item comes up on the Auction Block. Then the bidding is open to the floor and Live bids via Proxibid.

You will be notified by email if you place a Winning Bid on HiBid. The computer will show “May have Won” if you were the Highest bid at 2 PM on Friday the 4th. We won’t know if your bid won until the Live Bidding opens and that particular item is sold at Live Auction. You will be notified by email if you are a winning Bidder on lots that you placed bids on. All desired Live Online bidding should be conducted through www.proxibid.com. There is a 18% Buyer Premium if you place bids and win on HiBid.

AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Please do not assume that if you log back into HiBid and the computer shows “May have Won” that you actually won the item. We generally upload the winning prices back to HiBid within a few days once items are paid for. If you have a question about whether you won an item you can give us a call or look online on Proxibid under our Archived Auctions and it will show a sold for price. You will also get an Email from us letting you know that you won an item. That will normally arrive within about a day after the close of the Auction.

It may be possible that a Tie bid can occur with the use of several bidding platforms. Its easy to correct with either a Live Floor Bidder or a Live Online Bidder as we can announce that the floor is in or the internet is in and ask for an additional bid to break the tie. For Example lets say that you place a Max bid on HiBid for $400 for a Rifle. If the current bidding is Say $250. The Auctioneer will start the bidding at $250. If a person bids $275 on the floor we would put you in for $300. Then if we ask for $325 and a Live Internet bidder bids we would accept that bid and put you in at $350. If no one else bids you would win for your $350 Bid.  If we continue that example say we get an internet bid at $375 and then the Auctioneer asks for $400. If a person in the Live Crowd goes to $400 then we have a tied bid between a Live Bid and an Absentee Bid. The Auctioneer will generally award the bid to the Live onsite bidder.  The situation can also arise in that same example if you had the bid at $375 and either the internet or a live bidder goes $400. Then due to the bid increment the other bidder beat you to the $400 bid increment. In this example the bid would be awarded to the Internet or Live bidder even though you had a Tying $400 bid. We want to be upfront and honest will all of our bidders and you to make you aware that things like this can happen. Don’t consider yourself the winner until you receive an Invoice from the Auction Co. stating that you won that item. You can avoid this situation by either attending the Live Auction or bidding live via Proxibid.

 

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FRIDAY FIREARM LISTING IN LOT # (SALE #) ORDER.

All items will be uploaded to Proxibid. Lot # below will provide a link to the firearm on Proxibid.com. You click on the firearm Lot # you are interested in and it will take you directly to the bidding platform.

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RIFLES

Bolt Action Rifles: To be listed soon!

Lever Action Rifles: To be listed soon!

Semi Auto Rifles: To be listed soon!

Falling Block/Rolling Block, Single Shot Rifles: To be listed soon!

Slide/Pump Action Rifles:  To be listed soon!

Combo Rifle/Shotgun: To be listed soon!

Black Powder Rifles To be listed soon!

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SHOTGUNS

Over/Under Shotguns: To be listed soon!

Pump Action Shotguns: To be listed soon!

Semi Auto Shotguns: To be listed soon!

Single Shot Shotgun: To be listed soon!

SXS Shotgun: To be listed soon!

Bolt Action Shotgun: To be listed soon!

Black Powder Shotgun: To be listed soon!

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HANDGUNS

 

Double Action Revolvers: To be listed soon!

Single Action Revolvers:  To be listed soon!

Semi Auto Pistols: To be listed soon!

Derringer: To be listed soon!

Black Powder Pistol: To be listed soon!

 

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Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer’s Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check for local On Site Bidders for Fridays Auction. Bids placed on Proxibid/HiBid will have an 18% Buyer’s Premium. Maryland Sales tax of 6% will be charged on all items except Titles vehicles. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. The mechanical workings of the firearms being sold have not been tested. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. A&M Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the Internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall A&M Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Some seating provided. Valid State issued photo identification required for registration. FFL will be on-site to process required paperwork.

Required Gun Paperwork: All modern firearms will be transferred through a licensed FFL dealer, who will be onsite, to process the required paperwork to transfer the firearms. A transfer fee will be collected by the FFL dealer. Our FFL can transfer Modern Rifles/Shotguns to Residents of MD, DE, VA, WV & PA. If you live out of Maryland and purchase a pistol or banned firearm the firearm(s) must be transferred to an FFL Dealer in your state to process the required paperwork. FFL dealers must bring an original signed copy of their FFL. MD Handgun purchasers must possess an HQL License. Maryland Regulated Firearm purchases are being completed online as or Jan. 1, 2017.

If you are a MD Resident with an HQL please visit the MD State Police Website to fill out your paperwork. This paperwork can be filled out in advance of your purchase. You will be provided a Application #/Pin # to our FFL. This information is sent to you in an Email when you complete the online submission. Bring that Application #/Pin # to the Auction if you do it before the Auction. If you submit the info after the auction please forward the email to jeff@amauctions.com or call jeff at 410-835-0384. We can attach the Handgun information to your online paperwork and submit it directly to the MD State Police for processing. Questions can be addressed to the FFL Dealer, A&M Auctioneers, LLC at 410-835-0384. Contact Auction Co or view website for complete details.

The 7 Day waiting period begins when we submit the information to MSP. We normally submit the paperwork daily the week following the auction as it arrives. You will receive an email from MSP letting you know that the paperwork has been completed and you can return here to the Auction Facility to finalize your paperwork. It’s normally 10-17 days after the Auction before you should expect the paperwork to be coming back from MSP.

CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL FIREARM TRANSFER INFORMATION & FEE’S

Firearm Shipping: A&M Auctions will handle the shipping of Firearms & High Capacity Mags. Payment for the packing, materials, boxes, insurance, Signature Confirmation, handling & shipping of purchased lots is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyer is responsible for the actual cost of shipping. Shipping via US Postal Service Priority Mail or UPS. Shipping fees must be paid prior to the items being shipped. Shipping charges may be billed separately from the items won at auction. It may be 10-14 days time from the day that the invoice for items won is charged & the shipping charges are determined & charged. IT SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD THAT SHIPPING CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU CHOSE NOT TO HAVE YOUR ITEMS SHIPPED. Shipping will not be available on some larger sized items. These items will be marked in the catalog. If you purchase an item marked with shipping not available the buyer will be responsible for hiring a moving/freight company and pay all associated costs. Those items will have been stored at the Auction location/ our Auction Facility at 8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD 21849.

Shipping for Non-Firearm Items: A & M Auctions will NOT handle the shipping of Non-Firearm items. All Non Firearm items that require shipping will be out sourced to the UPS Pack and Ship Store located in Salisbury. Payment for the packing, materials, boxes, insurance, Signature Confirmation, handling & shipping of purchased lots is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyer is responsible for the actual cost of shipping. Shipping fees must be paid prior to the items being shipped. Buyers will be notified or delivery to the UPS Store. You will be responsible for Paying the UPS Store directly. IT SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD THAT THIS TYPE OF SHIPPING CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU CHOSE NOT TO HAVE YOUR ITEMS SHIPPED.

Pickup: We will be onsite on Friday Night the 3rd of February until the end of the Auction. (Doors open for Preview at 4 PM and will close at the end of the Auction – Approx. 10 PM). Items can be picked up at the Auction Site on Saturday the 4th of February from 9 AM – 12 Noon or the following week Monday February 6th – Friday Feb. 10th from 9 AM – 5 PM by Appointment. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s, LLC does not ship NON FIREARM items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. Items not picked or shipping arrangements made by Friday Feb. 10th, 2023 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company

Preview: Monday, Jan. 30th, 2023 from 4-7 PM & and Friday, Feb., 3rd, 2023 from 4-5 PM.

 

 

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