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Posted on: February 16, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Gavel Drops For SWA Surplus Equipment Auction On March 5

Freightliner road tractors, transfer trailers, heavy equipment, cars/trucks/SUVs, and other Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County surplus items will be sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price, at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 5 with no buyer’s premium, no minimums, and no reserves. The SWA Absolute Auction will take place at the SWA Main Landfill Entrance, 6890 N. Jog Road in West Palm Beach.

Graham Auction Company will again lead this government surplus auction. A photo sneak peak of auction items can be found in an SWA Facebook album and on an SWA Pinterest Board. A full list of auction items can be found on the Graham Auction Company’s auction flyer.

SWA Auction items are able to be inspected between 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. the Friday before the auction, and at 8 a.m. on auction day. To obtain the full list of terms and for all other auction inquires, contact Graham Auction Company, Lic# AB1521, 19510 US Highway 1 in Tequesta; 561-427-0520.

Each lot is sold AS-IS, WHERE IS and with all defects therein. The item(s) purchased immediately become(s) the responsibility of the purchaser. All items must be removed no later than Wednesday, March 9, at 4 p.m. The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County does not provide towing, lifting or loading services of any type.

Methods of payment include cash, cashier’s check or check with bank letter of guarantee. Credit cards are not accepted for payment. All sales are subject to local tax laws, unless buyer presents a valid 2016 sales tax exemption certificate*. Licensed dealers must present a valid identification proving they are a registered dealer**.

Those not able to attend the SWA Auction in person can bid online by registering at There is an Internet Premium of 3.5 percent added to all successful online bids, as well as 6 percent sales tax, which is applied to the invoice total, including Internet Premium. Payment options are by money order and wire transfer.

Driving Directions:
• From I-95 North: take Exit 76 - Blue Heron Boulevard (SR 708) and head WEST. Cross Military Trail. Pass the VA Hospital. MERGE onto the Beeline Highway. Make a LEFT (South) on N. Jog Road. Travel about 1.5 miles to the SWA Landfill main entrance; turn LEFT, then take an immediate LEFT. Follow auction signs.
• From I-95 South: take Exit 74 - 45th Street (CR 702) and head WEST. Cross Military Trail and Haverhill Road and the Turnpike overpass. Once on Jog Road, go about 1 mile NORTH to the SWA Landfill main entrance. Turn RIGHT, then take an immediate LEFT. Follow auction signs.
• From the Florida Turnpike: take Exit 107 Beeline Highway/SR 710 (SunPass only). At the light at the end of exit ramp, go LEFT (South) on N. Jog Road. Cross the Beeline Highway and travel about 1-3/4 miles to the SWA Landfill main entrance. Turn LEFT, then take an immediate LEFT. Follow auction signs.

The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County reserves the right to add or to delete equipment from the sale.

The Graham Auction Company is recognized as an industry leader in the sale of capital and surplus assets through public auctions. Buyers from Alaska to Europe have responded by purchasing more than $100 million in real and personal property over six decades.

*Any chartered nonprofit, religious, charitable, scientific or educational institution or governmental agency must provide a copy of their consumer's certificate of exemption for records. False numbers will be reported to the State of Florida.
**Temporary tags for vehicles are not provided. All Individuals (not licensed vehicle dealers) buying qualified vehicles must initiate the title transfer and show proof of same prior to the SWA releasing the vehicle. Only when full payment is made and the bidder shows proof that the title transfer has been initiated, will the applicable vehicle/equipment be released.


With the recent changes to the SWA’s website, anyone can now sign up to receive SWA news, calendar updates, jobs, or other Web postings of interest by signing up online.

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