U.S. Customs GO Merchandise Online Auction (February 6-7)


Timed Auction

Online Bidding Only


February 6, 2019 at 11:00 am ET


February 7, 2019 at 11:00 am ET


A $5000 Bid Deposit is due by Weds, February 6, 2019 at 5PM ET.
Please download bid deposit form to accompany your deposit.

Lots to Include

Vintage Vodka, Wire Hangers, Shoes, Apparel, Medical Products, Sport Socks, Apple Cider Vinegar, Indian Hand Tufted Wool and Tenil Silk Custom Carpets, Ladies Knitted Dresses, Film Screen Protectors, Car Seats, Skin Care Products and more!

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Email us at goauctions@cwsams.com or call 571-921-9107.

It’s the Buyer’s responsibility to understand & comply with the complete Terms & Conditions of the sale.

Wednesday, February 6 @ 11am ET – Thursday, February 7 @ 11am ET

*Please Note: End times are staggered every 2 minutes. For example Lot 1 ends Tuesday 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. To complete the registration process, you must then download the Bid Deposit Form (including a copy of your photo ID and credit card if paying deposit by credit card) and mail, email or fax it with your $5,000 deposit depending on your method of payment. 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 11, 2019. There will be no extensions for final payment.

  1. Create an account and validate with credit card information (only required once).
  2. Visit auctions.cwsmarketing.com and click on “Register to Bid” next to auction.
  3. Download the Bid Deposit Form with bid deposit of $5000 in the form of a cashier’s check, money order, credit card or bank wire. Due no later than 5pm the day before the auction. Once the deposit is received, an approval email notice will be sent to bidder.
  4. You may find bidding steps in our How to Guide.

Note: Credit cards are required 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.

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 6, 2019. Bid Deposit Form MUST accompany your cashier’s check or Money Order in order to complete registration. Send to: CWS Marketing Group, 10611 Balls Ford Road, Suite 140, 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, you MUST fill out and submit the Bid Deposit Form. You may mail, fax or email the form. Mail to: CWS Marketing Group, 10611 Balls Ford Road, Suite 140, Manassas, VA, 20109, ATTN: G.O. Auction. Email to: lmelendez@cwsams.com AND mbysura@cwsams.com. Fax to: 571-383-2065, Attn: Lydia/Maria. Bid Deposit Form must be received no later than 5:00 PM ET on February 6, 2019. 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, you MUST submit the Bid Deposit Form. For wiring instructions, please call or email Lydia (571-292-3985 or lmelendez@cwsams.com) or Maria (571-292-3988 or mbysura@cwsams.com). Please do not wire any deposits prior to January 24, 2019 (2 weeks prior to the auction). Deposit and bid form must arrive no later than 5:00 PM ET on February 6, 2019. If you are wiring your deposit, you MUST also fax or email your bid deposit form – fax: 571-383-2065, email: lmelendez@cwsams.com and mbysura@cwsams.com. 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 made by 4:00PM ET on Monday, February 11, 2019 via bank wire or credit card only. NO EXTENSIONS FOR FINAL PAYMENT. To make final payment via credit card or receive wiring instructions, please call Lydia at 571-292-3985 or email lmelendez@cwsams.com. 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 22, 2019 for domestic merchandise
  • March 9, 2019 for Export Only merchandise (other than vehicles)
  • March 24, 2019 for Export Only Vehicles.


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.

Find answers to common questions about bidding at an online auction.

Contact us at service@cwsmarketing.com with any technical questions about the online bidding process.

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 devise 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.

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