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Bid History for Whale Ride
Auction Start Date: 09/28/18 8:00 AM ET
Auction End Date: 10/19/18 11:00 AM ET
Asset ID: 1958   Number of Bids: 20

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Whale Ride
Auction Closed
High Bidder: t***************3
Sold Amount: $2,625.00
Buyer's Premium (7.50%): $196.87
Total Price: $2,821.87
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Terms and Conditions
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Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Playground / Amusement Park Equipment 10530201-392300
Dimensions for the whale ride are approximately: Diameter - 24'. Base- 8'x 8'. This ride includes 6 Whales -2 Blue, 2 Green, 1 Yellow, and 1 Pink.

This ride was removed from service approximately a year ago. The ride was working when taken out of service, however the ride is bumpy and may require repairs and or adjustments to remedy the problem. The ride is disassembled and located at City Park (200 Park Road, Iowa City IA, 52246).

Questions regarding the Whale Ride must be submitted in writing through the GovDeals website or e-mail All questions are due by 12:00 pm on Friday October 12th. Successful bidders are responsible for the loading, and removal of the Ride. The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, packaging, loading and transportation of the whale ride. Under no circumstances will The City of Iowa City assume responsibility for packing, packaging, loading or shipping. Property may be removed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The whale ride must be fully loaded and removed by 2:00PM.

In addition to the general Terms and Conditions that apply to all GovDeals purchases, the buyer of this Whale Ride, by purchasing said Whale Ride, agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City of Iowa City, as well as its officials, employees, and agents, against any and all claims relating, in any way to the performance of the Whale Ride following this purchase.

Only items described herein are included in sale regardless of what else is pictured.

Conditions are not warranted.

Please contact the Purchasing office (319)356-5075 or e-mail: purchasingdiv@iowa- to schedule an inspection.

The City of Iowa City does not package or ship.

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: does the seller have the wheels to this ride (10/5/18 4:22 PM)
A: Yes but we are unsure of the conditions of the tires. (10/8/18 10:20 AM)
Q: Is there more to it ? a top or cover of some kind? (10/7/18 10:39 AM)
A: No, it is as pictured. The whales are loose from the ride and the base trailer and arms are connected. (10/8/18 12:39 PM)
Q: do you have racking that holds arms and whales on trailer that during transport all parts to ride becomes one trailer load (10/15/18 5:52 PM)
A: No we do not. (10/18/18 11:15 AM)
A: NO (10/18/18 11:15 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
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Seller Name Iowa City, IA  [view seller's other assets]
Asset Contact (Phone: 319-356-5075)
Asset Location 200 Park Road
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
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Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding. Bidders must adhere to the inspection dates and times indicated in the item description.

Please contact the purchasing office (319) 356-5075 or e-mail: to schedule an inspection.

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Payment methods for this item are Wire Transfer, PayPal, or credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express*, Discover) only. * American Express is not available for buyers on probation. PayPal and credit card purchases are limited to below $5,000.00 and Bidders residing in the United States, Canada and Mexico Only. If the winning bid plus applicable taxes, if any indicated, plus the buyer's premium equals to $5,000.00 or more, Wire Transfer must be used. Buyers on level one probation have a PayPal and Credit Card limit of $1,000. If Wire Transfer is chosen, a Wire Transfer Transaction Summary page will provide payment and account information. The Wire Transfer must be completed within 5 days unless otherwise specified below.

Payment in full is due not later than 5 business days from the time and date of the Buyers Certificate. Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals Website. See Terms and Conditions for additional payment instructions.

The buyer will be responsible for e-mailing the City a copy of the two forms of ID if another party is picking up the item. This is in addition to presenting the buyer’s certificate at the time of release of the item.

Removal is by appointment only! Buyers must contact the purchasing division at 319 356-5075 to schedule removal.

All items must be removed within 10 business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer’s Certificate.

Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified. Successful bidders must present buyers certificate and receipt or bill of sale at time of removal. Successful bidders are responsible for the removal and loading of any and all property awarded to them from the place where the property is located, as indicated on the website and in the Buyer’s Certificate. The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. Under no circumstances will The City of Iowa City assume responsibility for packing, loading or Shipping.

Property may be removed between the hours of 9:00a.m. And 2:00p.m, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. A daily storage fee of $10.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 10 business days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.

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If you are the winning bidder and default by failing to adhere to this seller's terms and conditions, your account with GovDeals WILL BE LOCKED!

GUARANTY WAIVER: All property is offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Seller makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. The Buyer is not entitled to any payment for loss of profit or any other money damages – special, direct, indirect, or consequential.

DESCRIPTION WARRANTY: Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for mis-description must be made prior to removal of the property. If Seller confirms that the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of Seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property. ***Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final!

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