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For Additional Information Call: 517-369-1153 Fax: 517-369-2024
671 West Chicago Road, Bronson, Michigan 49028
Owned and operated by the same family -- in the
same town -- since 1919-- a 4th generation auction company!
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All our facilities are handicap accessible!
This auction is open to the public, dealers, banks,
insurance companies, and all others to buy and sell!
WOULD YOU LIKE TO
WATCH THE AUCTION LIVE ?
JUST CLICK ON THE " ON-LINE BIDDING " BUTTON ABOVE --
AND YOU CAN WATCH THE AUCTION LIVE STARTING AT 10 AM.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SIGN UP TO BID - YOU CAN JUST WATCH !!
If you can't make it to the auction, but would like to see about bidding online,
click on the orange "on-line bidding " tab at the top of the page to learn
about our live simulcast bidding platform.
AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2015, WE HAVE CHANGED OUR PARTNERSHIP
FOR THE ON-LINE INTERNET AUCTION COMPANY TO AUCTIONZIP.COM.
THIS COMPANY IS MUCH MORE USER FRIENDLY FOR OUR BUYERS.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REGISTER AS A BUYER PRIOR TO AUCTION DAY. CLICK ON
ON-LINE BIDDING AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE TO CONNECT WITH AUCTIONZIP.
If you can't make it to the auction, but would like to see about absentee bidding,
click on the orange "absentee bid" tab at the top of the page to learn
about our absentee bidding program.
SPRING & SUMMER AUCTION SCHEDULE:
8:45 am : selling new & used parts, accessories, clothing, tools, and related items
10:00 am : trailers, cars, trucks, watercraft, lawn equipment, and related items
We start selling the following items between 12 noon and 12:30 pm,
- we start selling them immediately after the trailers & watercraft are done selling:
snowmobiles, golf carts, 3 wheelers, 4 wheelers, atvs, utvs, street motorcycles,
dirt bikes, mopeds, go carts, and related items.
Note: starting times and auction selling order
may change without prior notice.
2017 MOTORSPORTS SATURDAY AUCTION DATES
July 8, August 5,
September 9, October 7, October 21, November 4,
November 18, December 2, December 16
2018 MOTORSPORTS AUCTION DATES
January 6, February 3
on February 17, 2018 at 9:30 am. ANNUAL AUCTION - HUGE SALE.
Animal mounts, cabin decor items, archery, fishing, hunting,
all kinds of tools, sporting goods, camping items, guns & MORE.
YOU CAN SELL - YOU CAN BUY - 3 AUCTION RINGS
CLICK HERE - TO SEE PICTURES
OF SOME OF THE ITEMS SELLING AT THE
JULY 8, 2017
MOTORSPORTS / WATERCRAFT AUCTION
Pictures will be posted as items arrive at our auction facilities starting July 1
and then pictures will be added July 5, 6, and 7, during auction week, as items arrive.
We expect 75 to 125 motorsport items including, but not limited too:
jet skis, boats, snowmobiles, 3 wheeler atvs, 4 wheeler atvs, UTVs, campers, trailers,
go carts, golf carts, street bikes, dirt bikes, lawn & garden equipment, and MUCH MORE
- PLUS -
a large quanity of parts, accessories, tools, and LOTS of smaller items.
- PLUS -
a LARGE QUANITY of inventory
from a Branch County fishing reel / equipment retail and repair store
that just closed. They specialized in Bronson and J.A. Coxe rods and reels.
Over 100 reels, many Bronson & J.A. Coxe reels in original boxes.
Bronson model 63 and model 66 combo rod & reel sets. Large quanity of
repair parts for all types of reels and rods.
Old Bronson & J.A. Coxe advertising and owner manual items.
Many other brands of rods & reels, plus over 20 tackle boxes with fishing lures and contents.
This inventory will be sold in one auction ring starting at 10am sharp.
YOU CAN BUY AND/OR SELL AT OUR AUCTIONS.
FOR SELLING AND BUYING INFORMATION,
GO TO THE TOP CENTER OF THIS PAGE
AND CLICK ON THE BUTTONS.
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICTURES
OF SOME OF THE ITEMS FOR OUR
MUSEUM QUALITY PUBLIC AUCTION
10 AM - SATURDAY JULY 15, 2017
RAILROAD COLLECTABLES, TOOLS,
LAMPS, AND MUCH MORE.
Auction held inside - 2 auction rings - at the White Star Auction facility.
Outstanding collections from one man, all selling at absolute auction with no miniums.
Many old Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Railroad items.
CHECK OUT ALL THE PICTURES - THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LISTING
OF ALL THE ITEMS THAT WILL BE SOLD. TREMENDOUS VARIETY OF ITEMS.
DO NOT MISS THIS AUCTION - TWO AUCTION RINGS FOR PART OF THE AUCTION.
This is a live, on-site auction.
We will accept absentee bids via phone prior to auction day.
Phone 517-369-1153 to leave absentee bids. 100's of items are not pictured !!!
WORTH A LONG DRIVE JUST TO BE HERE, SEE IT ALL, AND BID YOUR PRICE !!!
AUCTION PAYMENT TERMS
So that sellers can sell their items at the lowest prices, we are no longer
charging the seller's a 10% selling commission fee at the auction. This allows
more sellers to bring a bigger selection of items to sell at much lower prices
they will not be adding a selling commission to their selling
There is a 10% buyer's premium on all "on site" purchases.
All you need to do is adjust your bidding price to allow for the
10% buyer's premium which is added to your winning bid.
The bid price plus the buyer's premium is your purchase price.
- OR -
There is a 15% buyer's premium on all "absentee"
and "on-line" internet purchases.
The company that handles the internet bidding and absentee buyer purchases
charges us additional fees, so we pass those charges to you at 5% for buying on-line.
- Buyers must register for a buyer’s number.
- Driver’s license is required.
- There is NO charge for the buyer’s number
AUCTION PAYMENT TERMS:
10% BUYER'S PREMIUM ADDED TO ALL ON-SITE BUYERS
15% BUYER'S PREMIUM ADDED TO ALL ON-LINE BUYERS
- ALL PURCHASES: Minimum of 25% down payment required on auction day with the balance to be paid on the Monday after the
auction from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm or the following Saturday between 9:00 am
and 11:00 am. (Michigan time zone)
- TRAVELERS CHECKS in U.S. funds are accepted with pictured ID (driver's license). Cashier checks are NOT accepted.
- VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS AND DISCOVER cards are accepted.
- NO OUT OF STATE PERSONAL OR BUSINESS CHECKS are
accepted, unless we have a preapproved letter of irrevocable guaranteed payment from your bank PRIOR TO AUCTION DAY. Fax to us at 517-369-2024 and we will verifiy with your bank.
- MICHIGAN CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED UP TO $5000.00 WITH PROPER PICTURED I.D.THAT MUST MATCH THE NAME & ADDRESS ON THE CHECK, PLUS FINGER PRINTS ARE TAKEN.
- MICHIGAN CHECKS OVER $5000.00 - WE MUST HAVE A PREAPPROVED LETTER OF IRREVOCABLE GUARANTEE PAYMENT FROM YOUR BANK PRIOR TO AUCTION DAY. FAX TO US AT 517-369-2024 AND WE WILL VERIFY WITH YOUR BANK .
Parking is FREE! Plenty of room for trailers and trucks. 14
acres of parking available at the auction.
- Inspection auction day starting at 8:00 am and continuing
throughout the day.
- We urge early inspection on
auction day, as all sales are FINAL. INSPECTION IS
FOR YOUR PROTECTION! ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
NO REFUNDS. We want you to start the motors- Compression
checks are allowed on motors.
- All items are sold
as-is, where-is, without any implied or expressed warranties.
you buy. ALL SALES ARE FINAL-NO REFUNDS
new snowmobiles and trailers may be sold with a factory
warranty, which is provided by
the selling dealer. White Star Auction Inc.
is not a dealer for
any manufacturer, and we do not provide any warrantees on any items.
You Bid -- You Buy -- You Own!
BRING SOME FRIENDS
YOU'LL HAVE A GREAT TIME !!!
We do not own any of the items selling in the auction.
Sellers include banks, repossession companies,
insurance companies, dealers,and the general public.
UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
HAVE A PARENT
WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES TO BE IN THE INSPECTION FIELD--
CHILDREN UNDER 18 CAN NOT START OR OPERATE ANY MOTORIZED ITEM,
OR SIT ON ANY MOTORIZED ITEM WHEN THE MOTOR IS RUNNING.
THIS IS OUR INSURANCE COMPANY REQUIREMENT!
NO CHARGE FOR PARKING--
CHARGE FOR YOUR BUYER'S NUMBER--
CHARGE FOR LOADING YOUR PURCHASES WITH FORKLIFTS
REMOVAL OF PURCHASES:
Pay in full for your purchases on auction day, and you can take your items the same day.
can remove items during the auction and
for one hour after the conclusion of the auction.
are also open for removal of items on:
the Monday immediately after the auction from 10 am to 6 pm,
or the Saturday immediately after the auction from 9 am to 12 NOON.
All times listed are MICHIGAN TIME.
The auction facility is closed during the week unless you have an appointment.
FOR OVER 1000 PEOPLE---HEATED
AND AIR CONDITIONED BUILDINGS---
HANDICAP RESTROOMS AND PARKING---
FOOD ON PREMISES PLUS AN EXCELLENT STEAK RESTAURANT AND BAR NEXT TO THE AUCTION---
QUICK BUYER REGISTRATION AND SETTLEMENT WITH 15 COMPUTERS---
KNOWLEDGEABLE AUCTION STAFFF- AUCTIONEERS HAVE SNOWMOBILED SINCE 1971---
14 ACRES OF FREE PARKING-PLENTY OF ROOM FOR TRUCKS AND TRAILERS--
-- FORKLIFTS FOR LOADING & UNLOADING AT NO CHARGE---
A SPECIAL WELCOME TO OUR
It's a GREAT TIME to be buying in the United States with the current exchange rate!!
We are pleased to welcome you to our auctions.
We can store your purchases inside our facility for up to 14 days if you wish.
To buy snowmobiles here at the auction and transport them across the border,
here is what Canadian buyers from previous auctions this year have told us they do---
(all the buyers we have talked to have crossed at Port Huron, Michigan-
we assume this information is valid for the other entry points, too)
When they have bought snowmobiles at the auction, as of November 2011,
they indicated that you will have to submit copies of your invoice
and title or registration or Certificate of Origin to the U.S. Customs office
at least 72 hours prior to your crossing the border.
Be sure that you buy only snowmobiles that have a registration or title or Certificate of Origin.
You can NOT take snowmobiles into Canada that have only a bill of sale.
You will pay your Canadian fees at the Canadian Customs and head home!
If you buy an item with a TITLE (for example, a 4 wheeler ATV, a street bike, car, truck)
they said you need to submit copies of your invoice and title to the U.S. Customs office
where you will cross at least 72 hours prior to your crossing the border. Since the item has a title,
you will need to get into the line on the US Customs side marked for "titles vehicles".
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you need information about Canadian Border Customs requirements,
you can call the Canadian Border Services Agency at: (English) -- 1- 800- 461- 9999 or
(French) -- 1 - 800 - 959 - 2036or visit them at www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca For U.S. Customs requirements,
visit www.customs.gov or contact the port crossing directly at the location where you
will you will crossing into Canada---for example, Port Huron, Detroit, etc.....
* When you come to our auction, you will want to buy only those snowmobiles or ATVs
that have a state registration -or- Certificate of Origin -or- a title.
You must have one of these documents along with the White Star Auction "bill of sale"
in order to get across the border. The items in the auction are tagged with this information,
so you will know during inspection which items come with the required documents.
NO MICHIGAN SALES TAX ON EXPORTED ITEMS!
EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 5, 2012 -- CANADIAN BUYERS
WILL NO LONGER PAY ANY MICHIGAN SALES TAX
ON ANY ITEMS EXPORTED INTO CANADA !!
GREAT NEWS FOR ALL OF YOU !!!
NO SALES TAX CHARGED HERE AT OUR AUCTION!!
A SPECIAL WELCOME TO OUR OVERSEA'S BUYERS
WHO SHIP CONTAINER LOADS OF SNOWMOBILES AND ATV'S BACK TO THEIR HOME COUNTRY.
We can work with your container shipping company/ exporter to load items into their
trucks with our forklifts by appointment. We do NOT have facilities for packing,
crating, disassembly of product,or other such activities. You should make arrangements
with your container shipping company/exporter to do these activities for you at their facility.
If you need a shipping company who can handle all your export and customs needs,
including pick up at our auction facility--almost all of our overseas buyers use this company:
TWO BROTHERS AUTO SALES, INC. Domestic and International Shipping Company--Detroit, Michigan Phone 313-961-3611 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
We can store your purchases inside our warehouse
for up to 14 days after the auction if you wish.
Call or fax us for more information.
NO MICHIGAN SALES TAX ON EXPORTED ITEMS
NO MICHIGAN SALES TAX WILL BE CHARGED ON ANY
ITEMS PURCHASED HERE AND EXPORTED OUT OF THE
UNITED STATES. GOOD NEWS FOR YOU !!!
You'll have a great time at the auction! Bring some friends!