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Bid History for 1997 Bookmobile
Auction Start Date: 01/03/18 1:43 PM ET
Auction End Date: 01/24/18 2:06 PM ET
Asset ID: 28   Number of Bids: 37

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1997 Bookmobile
Auction Closed
High Bidder: j********4
Sold Amount: $5,702.00
Buyer's Premium (7.50%): $427.65
Total Price: $6,129.65
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Year Make/Brand Model VIN/Serial Miles
1997 See Description See Description 1W9A1AP3SM208150 120,401
Year Make/Brand Model
1997 See Description See Description
VIN/Serial Miles  
1W9A1AP3SM208150 120,401  
Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Buses, Transit and School See Description
Condition Category
Used/See Description Buses, Transit and School
Inventory ID
See Description
BOOKMOBILE Owned/Operated by Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library 1997-2017

1997 Wayne Crown 28 Bus Chassis, Bookmobile Conversion by Farber Specialty Vehicles, Columbus, Ohio, VIN: 1W9A1AP3SM208150, Odometer: 120,401 miles, 28 Foot Length, 26,000 GVWR (No CDL Required), Auxiliary 12VDC Marine Deep Cycle batteries, 240VAC/50A Shoreline Power Inlet, 10 KW Kohler Generator 120/240VAC, 42A, Generator Model: 10CC067RV, Generator Hours: 18,465, NOTE: Generator needs replacement stator windings., AC/DC Converter, AC Power from 240VAC/50A Shoreline or Generator, DC Power from Auxiliary Batteries, Ricon Wheelchair Lift, 2x Patron Side Doors, 2x Auxiliary Heaters, 1x Auxiliary Air Conditioner, 12VDC Fluorescent Light Ballasts, Cargo Area, 12VDC Fluorescent Light Ballasts, Exterior, 120VAC Fluorescent Light Ballasts, Cargo Area, 4x Skylights, 156 linear feet of bookshelves + magazine display, Storage Compartments, Front and Rear Desks with 120VAC Outlets, External 120VAC Outlet

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: Gas or diesel? What engine? Thanks (1/3/18 1:55 PM)
A: Diesel, Cummins 6BTA5.9, Turbo Charged, After-Cooled, 190HP (1/5/18 3:25 PM)
Q: What kind of engine and transmission? If you get two thousand out of this vehicle then I have something to learn. All electronics and auxiliary equipment are to old and will have to be trashed, then all the extra time and money to remove the shelves and cases. Rust on every screw and bolt, dry rotted old tires, I will watch this and see if I can learn and i am serious. Best wishes, Chief (1/3/18 4:10 PM)
A: Diesel, Cummins 6BTA5.9, Turbo Charged, After-Cooled, 190HP, Automatic Transmission. (1/5/18 3:33 PM)
Q: Would you please state what needs to be replaced or repaired with the bus. Thanks (1/4/18 12:58 PM)
A: Generator needs replacement stator windings. (1/5/18 3:30 PM)
Q: Does the vehicle operate le.what is the engine type,transmission type and are they functional.was the vehicle operational when removed from service and why was vehicle removed from service.thank you,knobby... (1/4/18 6:56 PM)
A: Vehicle was operational, was taken out of service recently as they transferred to a new Bookmobile. (1/5/18 3:28 PM)
Q: Can I have a contact name and phone number for inspection. Thanks (1/11/18 2:25 PM)
A: Jean Corrigan 610-631-3073 (1/11/18 2:30 PM)
Q: Hi. What kind of shape are the tires in? Does it have a spare? Thank You. (1/17/18 11:39 AM)
A: No spare and all of the tires except right front look fairly new, but the front tire would still pass inspection. (1/18/18 9:16 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
Seller Name Montgomery County, PA
Asset Location 50 Eagleville Rd
Eagleville, Pennsylvania 19403-1403
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Inspection is by appointment only.

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Property may be removed by appointment only and appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. All items must be removed within ten (10) business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer's Certificate.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. No Assistance will be provided.

For Vehicle Purchases – At the time of removal of the vehicle, the buyer will accompany a representative from the County to the local Vehicle Tag Center to complete the Title Transfer. All fees will be incurred by the buyer.

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Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale 'AS IS, WHERE IS.' Montgomery County, PA 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. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.

Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for misdescription 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 the seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property.

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