Estate Collection, 100 Years of Trains! Standard Gauge, Pre-War, Post-War, Modern, 027 and HO! Live Broadcast!

March 29, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
Live Auction

250 Lots

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Bodnar's Auction Sales

Location: Monmouth Junction , NJ, US

Phone: 732-951-2100

Payment

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  • Accepts online payments
Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, COD (cash on delivery), Discover, MasterCard, Paypal, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Shipping Options: UPS: The Monmouth Junction UPS store will come here, pick up your items, pack them, and contact you directly for payment and shipping. Bodnar's Auction has nothing to do with pricing or shipping on this option. YOU SHOULD CONTACT THEM PRIOR TO BIDDING TO GET A QUOTE. They are UPS Store Monmouth Junction, NJ - 732-230-3551, and their email is [email protected].
IN-HOUSE: Our in-house team packs and ships SMALL/SINGLE items only. If you purchase more than one item, or a large item, we will not pack it in house. Once the invoice is paid, we will contact you via Shipping Saint. Once your item is packed and ready to ship, you will receive an invoice via Shipping Saint. Your item will be shipped by either UPS or USPS. Shipping includes the actual shipping, insurance (THIS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE), and a $12 handling fee per lot. Just click arrange my own shipping when you are checking out. Anything left at our facility or the UPS facility for 30 days is considered abandoned and will be resold with no refund given. All items left after Monday will incur a $10.00 a day storage fee that must be paid before any items are released.
Pick-Ups: Once your invoice has been paid, you will receive a link via Shipping Saint to either have your item shipped to you or schedule yourself a pick-up. Please follow the prompts and schedule yourself a day and time. They are the Friday, Saturday and Monday IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SALE. If you do not schedule a day and time, do not just show up - you will be turned away. If you cannot make your appointment time, just go back to the link and schedule a new day and time. All items must be out by Monday or they will be automatically given to the UPS store to be packed and shipped to you at your cost. Anything left at our facility or the UPS facility for 30 days is considered abandoned and will be resold with no refund given. All items left after Monday will incur a $10 a day storage fee that must be paid before any items are released.

This sale will feature several estate collections of trains spanning over 100 years. Standard Gauge, Pre-War, Post-War, Modern, 027 to HO, we have something for every train collector! The first part of this sale will feature a single owner collection of tin-plated standard gauge and 027 Pre-War trains. Marklin to Lionel and anything in between will be represented. This collector only collected the best! Most of his collection is in very good to mint condition like the day it was produced over 100 years ago! The next part of the auction will feature a single-owner collection of both Lionel Modern 027 and a nice collection of HO trains. Besides trains, we will be selling several pieces of diecast cars and toys from his collection! As always, these collections are fresh-to-market collections to be sold with no reserves to the highest bidder! All lots start at $10.00. We stand behind what we sell so you can bid with confidence. In-house shipping on small items, and local UPS Store shipping options are available, as well as local pick-up in Monmouth Junction, NJ. This is a live broadcast sale with auctioneers and caller describing all lots in the sale so you feel like you are at the auction in person. The sale starts at 11:00 am and Hope to See you There! Buy, Sell, Consign, Get in the Action!
Buyer's Premium
$0+: 18.0%
Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $29 $5
$30 $199 $10
$200 $999 $25
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $9,999 $250
$10,000 $49,999 $1,000
$50,000 $99,999 $2,500
$100,000 $199,999 $5,000
$200,000 + $10,000

Conditions of Sale

Shipping Terms: Shipping Options: UPS: The Monmouth Junction UPS store will come here, pick up your items, pack them, and contact you directly for payment and shipping. Bodnar's Auction has nothing to do with pricing or shipping on this option. YOU SHOULD CONTACT THEM PRIOR TO BIDDING TO GET A QUOTE. They are UPS Store Monmouth Junction, NJ - 732-230-3551, and their email is [email protected].
IN-HOUSE: Our in-house team packs and ships SMALL/SINGLE items only. If you purchase more than one item, or a large item, we will not pack it in house. Once the invoice is paid, we will contact you via Shipping Saint. Once your item is packed and ready to ship, you will receive an invoice via Shipping Saint. Your item will be shipped by either UPS or USPS. Shipping includes the actual shipping, insurance (THIS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE), and a $12 handling fee per lot. Just click arrange my own shipping when you are checking out. Anything left at our facility or the UPS facility for 30 days is considered abandoned and will be resold with no refund given. All items left after Monday will incur a $10.00 a day storage fee that must be paid before any items are released.
Pick-Ups: Once your invoice has been paid, you will receive a link via Shipping Saint to either have your item shipped to you or schedule yourself a pick-up. Please follow the prompts and schedule yourself a day and time. They are the Friday, Saturday and Monday IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SALE. If you do not schedule a day and time, do not just show up - you will be turned away. If you cannot make your appointment time, just go back to the link and schedule a new day and time. All items must be out by Monday or they will be automatically given to the UPS store to be packed and shipped to you at your cost. Anything left at our facility or the UPS facility for 30 days is considered abandoned and will be resold with no refund given. All items left after Monday will incur a $10 a day storage fee that must be paid before any items are released.

Payment Information : 1) PAYMENT: Payment must be made in full by the We-Pay Invaluable/Auction Zip payment system, bank wire transfer, PayPal, Payment can also be made by cash at time of pick-up or by credit/debit card at time of pick up. We do not take any credit cards over the phone. All international transactions over $2000.00 we ask for a wire bank transfer for. Transactions over $10,000.00 may also require a bank transfer. This payment must be made with-in 24 hours of the auction. Within 1 - 2 hours after the auction, we will contact you as the high bidder with payment directions. We may process your credit card on file with Invaluable if payment arrangements are not made with-in 72 hours. If payment is not received with-in 72 hours you will be reported as a non-paying bidder. After 72 hours the contract between the buyer & seller would be voided and resold at the next available sale. A 18% Buyer's Premium is added to the final bid price of all items in house. A 6.625% NJ Sales tax will also be charged to NJ residents. New Jersey Sales tax will be collected and remitted by Bodnar's Auction, you will need to fill out the appropriate resale ST-3 or ST3-NR forms and you must present a Certificate of Authority to be considered as tax exempt and be an appropriate re-sell type of business. The auction House has the right to hold merchandise until funds clear!

Contract Information : 6) BIDDING: We are accepting bids with Invaluable/Auction Zip as a convenience to our customers, but we will not be held responsible for errors or failures to execute bids. In the event of a tie bid between an online bidder and a bidder at the auction house, the auctioneer will make the determination of the winner, it is not determined upon who bid first. Due to the bidding rotation at a live auction, you may want to bid one bid higher than your high bid to ensure you would get the item in the event of a tie. We will not be held responsible for computer malfunctions or user malfunctions during the sale. If you are the high bidder at the fall of the hammer you will be held responsible for that purchase. You will be in a binding contract and expected to pay for that purchase. If you do not intend to pay for the item you are bidding on please do not bid! Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions. You are responsible for your own computer and access to biding on the platform of Invaluable/Auction Zip. If your cat bid or you accidently bid, it is your fault not the auctioneers. You must complete the transaction. If you do not want the piece you can re-consign it to the next appropriate auction for a fee of 30%.This is a live broadcast auction. All description comments given live at the auction will supersede any written description. The terms of the sale will be announced at the beginning of the sale at 11:00am. Any announcements will be given at this time, please plan on attending at 11:00am for any changes.

Taxes on Your purchase : Sales tax will also be charged to NJ residents. New Jersey Sales tax will be collected and remitted by Bodnar's Auction, you will need to fill out the appropriate resale ST-3 or ST3-NR forms and you must present a Certificate of Authority to be considered as tax exempt and be an appropriate re-sell type of business.

Condition Information : 3) CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD: Bodnar's Auction has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold, with descriptions and photographs. We stand behind our descriptions. If there is no mention to condition it may be assumed it is in good condition with no breaks or repairs to the human eye. Any item in a box lot may have some damage and may not be listed in the description. Purchasers should take advantage of inspection opportunities and email to satisfy any questions they might have as to the condition, etc. of any item being offered. Photos listed with each item have been reviewed for accuracy, but are not guaranteed to be correct, the description will hold to being accurate. We describe all items day of auction with a live feed that is recorded and will supersede any description in the catalog. We highly recommend you watch the sale live for any updates to an item or for any defects we call during the sale. All sales are final. Measurements are all estimated and may not be exact. We sell antiques, items that have been loved and used, we try to accurately describe any defects, however normal wear is to be expected and not described in the description. Bodnar's Auctions is not responsible for missing pieces of toys and games not obvious without directions or knowledge of the toy or game. It must be understood that we cannot be responsible for minor age defects or hidden conditions. They will be sold in an "as is" condition. Original boxes were used to protect the items inside, so they are usually worn. The original box is not included in the grading of the toys. It should be assumed that none of the toys or trains are in working condition unless noted mint in working order in the description. All gram weights and measurements should be used as a guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. All furniture is in used condition and may have minor defects not disclosed in the description. However, any major flaw in a piece of furniture will be addressed in the description. Due to the sensitive nature of clocks and watches they are all to be assumed not to be in working order unless noted in the description otherwise. Artwork; Name of Artist Indicates that the work, in our best judgment, is by the named artist, attributed to in our best judgement, the work may be by the artist but is not guaranteed. All Art measurements include the frame unless otherwise noted as image only.