State of Montana Surplus Property Auction

State of Montana Surplus Property Auction • LIVE AUCTION SEPT. 29 at 9 AM with live simulcast bidding available to those who cannot attend.

2018 STATE OF MONTANA SURPLUS PROPERTY AUCTION - LIVE AUCTION with live simulcast bidding available to those who can't attend.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th beginning at 9 AM.

16 W Custer Ave., Helena, MT. At the corner of Custer Ave. and Henderson next to the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds.

Online simulcast bidding available to those that cannot attend, register to bid on our website or download the Pate Auction app to your mobile device from the App Store or Google Play. 

INSPECTION & REGISTRATION: Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 27th & 28th from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 29th. Keys for vehicles and equipment will be available Thursday and Friday for start-up purposes only, no keys will be given out after 4:30. Vehicles can only be started by licensed and insured individuals. Keys will not be available day of sale and equipment will not be started during the auction.

REMOVAL TIME: Day of auction until 5:00 p.m. or Monday, October 1st thru Friday, October 5th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. Call 444-9921 to make an appointment. All items remaining after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5th will be assessed a fee of $10.00 per item per day.

CONDITIONS OF SALE: The herein described personal property will be offered for sale at public auction by the State of Montana. Although information has been obtained from sources deemed reliable, the auctioneer makes no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information herein contained. It is for this reason that buyers should avail themselves of the opportunity to make personal inspection prior to the auction. All items offered for sale shall be sold “as is, where is” with all faults. Statements day of sale take precedence over printed material.

PAYMENT: Payment must be made in U.S. funds during or immediately following the auction by cash or bankable check accompanied by a letter from the payor’s bank guaranteeing payment to Pate Auction Inc.. Credit Cards will be accepted for a fee of 3% of purchase price.

Online bidding will be available with live simulcast, register on the website or download the Pate Auction app to your mobile device.  If you are attending the auction in person, you must register on-site at the registration trailer!
 Registration requires a valid credit card to confirm your identity. A confirmation that you have at least $100 will be required. WE DO NOT charge for registration. This card will only be charged if you are a winning bidder on any item(s).

All ONLINE successful bidders must contact Pate Auction to make arrangements for payment within 24 hours. If payment is not received, Pate Auction, Inc. will attempt to collect by charging the credit card on file for the full amount or any amount less than the purchase price. No item will be released until satisfactory U.S. funds have been received in the Auctioneer's account.

Pate Auction Inc.
2814 Billings Ave.
Helena MT 59601

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