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Bid History for Automated Flat Sorting Machine (AFSM 100)
Auction Start Date: 05/26/20 1:33 PM ET
Auction End Date: 06/09/20 2:01 PM ET
Asset ID: 421   Number of Bids: 0

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Automated Flat Sorting Machine (AFSM 100)
Auction Ends 6/9/20 2:01 PM ET
Remaining 3 Days 9 Hrs
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Buyer's Premium 7.00%
Starting Bid $300.00
Bid Increment $10.00
Minimum Bid $300.00
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Year Make/Brand VIN/Serial
2001 Rapistan Systems 2304
Year Make/Brand
2001 Rapistan Systems
Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Recyclable Materials JAM-49512-002
Condition Category
Used/See Description Recyclable Materials
Inventory ID
AFSM 100 Flat Sorter Machine Manufactured by Rapistan Systems in 2001. 208/120 volt, 93 amp. Included are the Automatic Induction and Automated Tray Handling System(ATHS) . Will process 15000 – 21000 flats per hour

All cameras, FICS printers, system software and system computers along with the 2 ATHS reject conveyors will be removed from the machine. The rest of the machine will be intact as it was when decommissioned.


The successful bidder will be REQUIRED TO DISSASSSEMBLE and REMOVE the machine from the facility by June 19, 2020 and provide transportation to transport said machine from facility. It is estimated that it will take @ 3 trailers. Successful bidder must adhere to all USPS safety policies and procedures when performing the removal process.

If you have any questions about the machine or removal please contact Leonard Cole at (616) 977-4720 or Merlin Fox 616-977-1054 .

Condition of item is "As is, Where is".

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

Under no circumstances will USPS Asset Accountability Service Center assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. Under no circumstances will U.S. Postal Service or its personnel assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. **BUYERS DEMOLITION ON POSTAL PREMISES IS PROHIBITED.**

Additional Info: HHA 421.pdf
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Q: Is the machine disassembled and will there be someone there to assist in loading. (5/30/20 2:04 AM)
A: Hello, The machine is not disassembled, winning bidder will be responsible for dismantling the machine. The winning bidder will need to provide sufficient manpower and equipment needed to transport machine from building to trailer for shipment. It is estimated the machine will fill 3 trailers. Thank you. (6/1/20 9:43 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
Seller Name USPS - Chicago Asset Accountability Service Center - C, IL  [view seller's other assets]
Asset Contact (Phone: 630-260-5136)
Asset Location 3500 Patterson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512-5699
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Payment in full is due not later than five (5) business days from the time and date of the Buyers Certificate. Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals Website. Payment Methods are listed above.

TAX EXEMPTION TAX EXEMPTION: Where taxes are applicable (see the Buyer’s Certificate), Tax Exempt documents must be provided to this seller within 24 hours of the auctions close and before payment is made. Please see the contact below for any questions.

PROPERTY MAY BE REMOVED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. All items must be removed within 10 business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyers Certificate. Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified. Prior to removal, buyer or buyer's authorized representative must sign a Bill of Sale.

Successful bidders are responsible for loading and removal and any and all property awarded to them from the place where the property is located as indicated on the website and in the Buyers Certificate.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. Under no circumstances will USPS Asset Accountability Service Center , IL assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. 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 Buyers Certificate.

The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary including packing, loading and transportation of the property. Under no circumstances will U.S. Postal Service or its personnel assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. **BUYERS: DEMOLITION ON POSTAL PREMISES IS PROHIBITED.**

Automated Flat Sorting Machine  (AFSM 100)
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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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