Automobiles, Apparel, Chopsticks and Wipes, Pullovers, Sparkle Lights, Toys and Decorations, Car Parts, Closet Assembly, Foreign Literature, Upholstered Seats, Women’s Blouses, Sporting Goods, LED Decorative Lights, and more!
Wednesday, Feb 1 @ 11am ET – Thursday, Feb 2 @ 11am ET
*Please Note: End times are staggered every 2 minutes. For example Lot 1 ends Thursday at 11am, Lot 2 ends at 11:02am, Lot 3 ends at 11:04am and so on.
You will be able to bid on all lots in this auction online. First time bidders must Create an Account. You will be prompted to review the Terms and Conditions of Sale and agree to said Terms. Complete the online Bid Deposit Form with bid deposit of $5,000 in the form of a cashier’s check, money order, bank wire or credit card. Due no later than 5pm the day prior to the close of the auction. Once the deposit is received, a bid approval email notice will be sent to bidder. See “DEPOSIT” paragraph below for detailed instructions for submitting your deposit.
Once your deposit is received, you will be sent a confirming email with the link to the online auction site. Successful bidders will be notified via email of their status as the winning bidder and will be bound by the same payment terms as found in the “FINAL PAYMENT” paragraph below.
Purchases of $5,000 or less require payment in full on date of sale (purchases up to $5,000 will automatically be charged to the credit card you use for deposit)
Purchases over $5,000 require a $5,000 deposit day of sale with full/final payment due by 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday, February 6, 2023. There will be no extensions for final payment.
- Visit auctions.cwsmarketing.com and click on “Register to Bid” next to the US Customs Auction.
Note: New users will need to create an account.
- Complete the online Bid Deposit Form with bid deposit of $5,000 in the form of a cashier’s check, money order, bank wire or credit card. Due no later than 5pm the day prior to the close of the auction. Once the deposit is received, a bid approval email notice will be sent to bidder.
You may find bidding steps in our How to Guide.
Note: Credit cards are required anytime you “Register to Bid” (step 1 above) for an online auction during registration to verify your identity only. The credit card will be charged $1.00 for this process. This is an authorization only and the amount is released after verification. Bidders will need to accept the Terms & Conditions in order to establish an account. This is a separate process then completing the “Bid Deposit” of $5,000 to participate in the General Order Merchandise Auction (step 2 above).
A $5,000 deposit is required to bid. U.S. funds only. Deposit may be made by cashier’s check, money order, credit card or via bank wire. If making your deposit by:
CASHIER’S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER – must be made payable to CWS Marketing Group Inc. and must be received by 5:00 PM ET on February 1, 2023. Complete the online Bid Deposit Form and check the box indicating you are sending a Cashier’s Check or Money Order to: CWS Marketing Group, 7998 Donegan Drive, Manassas, VA, 20109, ATTN: G.O. Auction. Unsuccessful bidders’ cashier’s check or Money Order deposits will be returned within five (5) business days via UPS. An adult signature will be required at time of delivery.
CREDIT CARD – If putting deposit on credit card, complete the online Bid Deposit Form and check the box indicating you are paying for the deposit with your credit card. You will be prompted to enter your credit card information in order to submit the form for processing. Credit cards issued in the name of the registered bidder or the company he/she represents are the only cards that will be accepted.
Bid Deposit Form must be received no later than 5:00 PM ET on February 1, 2023. We accept VISA, MC & DISCOVER. We no longer accept AMERICAN EXPRESS. Credit cards used for online auction deposits will be authorized only until a bidder is successful. Once the auction ends and a bidder is awarded a lot, the transaction will be processed for the total amount up to the initial deposit, or for the initial deposit amount in one transaction and any subsequent overage in an additional transaction(s). If a bidder is not successful, the transaction is voided; however, a hold may still be placed on those funds for anywhere from three to thirty business days depending on the cardholder’s banking institution. Please be sure to check with your banking institution to fully understand the timeframe imposed on authorizations. CWSAMS has no bearing on this funds hold and cannot release the hold.
BANK WIRE – If using bank wire for deposit, complete the online Bid Deposit Form and check the box indicating you are paying the deposit via Bank Wire. You will be given Bank Wire instructions at this time. Bank Wires must originate from an account of the registered bidder or the business the bidder represents. Please do not wire any deposits prior to January 19, 2023 (2 weeks prior to the auction). Deposit and bid form must arrive no later than 5:00 PM ET on February 1, 2023. Bank wire deposits made by unsuccessful bidders will be refused and returned to the issuing bank.
CWSAMS does not make change for more than 10 percent of the purchase price. It is recommended that bidders paying by cashier’s check or Money Order submit multiple checks in small denominations if they do not expect their purchases to equal the deposit amount.
Final payment(s) must be received by 4:00PM ET on Monday, February 6, 2023 by cashier’s check, money order, credit card or Bank Wire. The maximum total credit card payment per account is $100,000. Any balance above $100,000 must be paid in full via bank wire or cashier’s check. NO EXTENSIONS FOR FINAL PAYMENT.
To make final payment, complete the Final Payment Form that will be emailed to you with your Balance Due Invoice. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE BY SUCCESSFUL REGISTERED BIDDER. MONIES RECEIVED BY PARTIES OTHER THAN THE SUCCESSFUL REGISTERED BIDDER WILL BE DECLINED. Electronic bank transfers for final payment of purchases must originate from an account of the registered buyer or the business the buyer represents. The transfer must include the bidder number. Any electronic bank transfers received from an account other than that of the registered bidder will not be accepted and will be returned to the originating bank. BANK WIRES MAY TAKE UP TO 24 HOURS TO PROCESS
CWSAMS makes no refunds, adjustments, or returns. All purchases are final.
Merchandise must be paid in full before removal of any lots. All merchandise must be released to original buyer at one time. CWSAMS WILL NOT SHIP ANY ITEMS. IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER TO REMOVE THE MERCHANDISE PURCHASED BY THE REMOVAL DATE. REMOVAL IS AT THE EXPENSE, LIABILITY, AND RISK OF THE BUYER. Buyer must present a photo I.D. at the time of merchandise release. Should registered buyer wish to send an agent to pick up merchandise, buyer must prepare and sign a notarized authorization letter identifying the agent to act on his/her behalf. Removal must be completed on or before the dates below or buyer will default the terms of sale and merchandise will be resold by U.S. Customs & Border Protection.
Removal is by appointment only and must be completed by:
- February 17, 2023 for domestic merchandise
- March 6, 2023 for Export Only merchandise (other than vehicles)
- March 20, 2023 for Export Only Vehicles
Merchandise must be removed from the storage location stated in each lot description. BUYER AND VENDOR MUST SIGN MERCHANDISE RELEASE DOCUMENT AND VENDOR MUST SUBMIT A COPY TO CWSAMS AS PROOF OF DELIVERY TO BUYER. STORAGE ARRANGEMENTS AFTER REMOVAL DATES ABOVE ARE SOLELY BETWEEN THE BUYER AND VENDOR. NO EXTENSIONS FOR MERCHANDISE RELEASE.
Vehicle title status is unknown for all vehicles in the US Customs GO Merchandise auction.
The CWSAMS Sale Manager’s decision is final in settling disputes. A bidder’s retraction does not revive any previous bid.
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CWSAMS has made every reasonable effort to facilitate online bidding. However, it is possible that technical problems and transmission issues may arise and affect the CWSAMS website, bidding system and/or computer or server or your computer, personal device or software which is beyond the control of CWSAMS. By bidding online Bidder acknowledges that CWSAMS is not responsible for technical problems or transmission issues associated with a bid and that, in the event technical problems interfere with or prevent a bid, it may be necessary to withdraw items from bidding due to technical errors or uncontrollable circumstances. Further, in the event of the occurrence of a technical problem during any bid in any auction, CWSAMS in its sole discretion reserves the right to declare an item sold, postpone or cancel the auction, extend the bidding time for this auction and/or re-list the property for auction at another date and time. The decision of CWSAMS on this matter shall be final. Bidder acknowledges that, by bidding in any auction held by CWSAMS, Bidder accepts the terms and conditions of this Disclaimer.