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Bid History for 1958 Northfield Foundry & Machine Co. 12" HD Jointer
Auction Start Date: 02/20/23 9:00 AM ET
Auction End Date: 03/01/23 3:18 PM ET
Asset ID: 1402   Number of Bids: 79

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1958 Northfield Foundry & Machine Co. 12" HD Jointer
Auction Closed
High Bidder: n**************m
Sold Amount: $3,925.00
Tax (7.000000%): $309.09
Buyer's Premium (12.50%): $490.62
Total Price: $4,724.71
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Year Make/Brand Model VIN/Serial
1958 Northfield Foundry & Maci 12 HD 58376-C
Year Make/Brand Model
1958 Northfield Foundry & Maci 12 HD
Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Woodworking Equipment A-26394
Condition Category
Used/See Description Woodworking Equipment
Inventory ID
Northfield Foundry & Machinery Co. 12" HD jointer. Runs great. Needs new knives. Recently used. This is an extraordinary piece of woodworking machinery. The factory was contacted and William & Mary is the original owner having had this shipped on March 27, 1958. It is heavy with a gross weight of approximately 1,800 pounds. A new unit of this model today, which is still made, has a MSRP of $26,920.00. There is a reserve placed on this piece of machinery as it still retains significant value.

Seller added the following information on 2/27/2023 2:28 PM:
There is no reserve on this asset.
Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: 3 phase? (1/27/23 10:46 PM)
A: I will go get a photo of the motor tag I missed previously that should have electrical specs. (1/30/23 7:51 AM)
Q: Is this 3-phase? The voltage? Do you have equipment available to load it onto a trailer or back of a truck? Thanks, (1/28/23 9:41 AM)
A: I will get photos of the motor tag I missed previously that should provide specs. I am working with Facilities Management to have a lift and operator to assist with this. I have been advised by Northfield as to the proper lifting procedure. (1/30/23 7:54 AM)
Q: What are the power requirements ? 110/220, single/three phase, amps ? (1/28/23 11:47 AM)
A: I will provide photos of the motor tag previously missed that should have that information. (1/30/23 7:55 AM)
Q: Is it a 3 or 4 knife cutter head? (1/30/23 6:59 PM)
A: Cutter head has three (3) knives. (1/31/23 7:33 AM)
Q: Do you have the cutter head guard assembly for the jointer. It is not in the photos. (2/7/23 3:03 PM)
A: Yes it is there with the jointer. I added a photo after the fact. It's either the last photo going forward or the first reversing from the feature photo. The cutter head guard metal frame is original to the machine. The wood has been replaced sometime in the last 65 years. It is cut from a piece of 3/4" pine or fir plywood. (2/7/23 4:14 PM)
Q: Didn't see the motor tag, so what is the required voltage? (2/21/23 7:48 AM)
A: It is on a 220v circuit now. 3 Phase motor. There is a pic of the motor tag with required voltage and associated amperage. It is rated 3HP. (2/21/23 7:55 AM)
Q: will you forklift load on my trailer? (2/21/23 10:48 PM)
A: We have machinery to lift and load the jointer. I would suggest we get a couple days notice prior to pickup to make sure of availability of both machinery and operator. (2/22/23 11:13 AM)
Q: Does sales tax apply, if so at what rate? (3/1/23 11:58 AM)
A: Gov deals will add VA State sales tax unless you register with the as tax exempt. VA sales tax is 7%. (3/1/23 12:00 PM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
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Seller Name William & Mary, VA  [view seller's other assets]
Asset Contact (Phone: 757-221-2055)
Asset Location 1310 S Mount Vernon Ave
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185-2817
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Inspections are by appointment only. Please contact Chris Morgan William & Mary Surplus at 757-221-2055 or for any questions or to schedule an inspection. Inspections M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm with 24 hr. notice.

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