Two years ago, plans were in the works for a large day long magic auction. Then COVID came along. Well, those plans are being revived!

IBM Rings 49 and 235 are jointly inviting you to join us Saturday May 14, 2022 for a day long auction in Ancaster. The items up for auction will be available for viewing from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, with the auction commencing at 10:30 am through to about 3:00 pm with a break for lunch over the course of the day.

If there are any of your club’s members who wish to place something into the auction, they are more than welcome to do so. We have included information in the attached letter along with an auction sheet that must accompany the items they wish to place in the auction.

Auction Form Download

Please pass this email and attachments along to your club members so they can come out to enjoy the day.

Please bring CASH to buy items since this is the only currency we will take. No Exceptions.

If you wish to sell items, please complete the auction sheet attached.

Please read below for full information:

On Saturday May 14th come and join Rings 49 and 235 as they present a day long auction. The auction will be held in the gymnasium of Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson Street East in Ancaster. There is a large parking lot at the back of the church and the access to the gymnasium is off this parking lot.

Schedule for the day:
9:30 am to 10:30 am
The doors will open for people to bring any items they wish to place into the auction and or to view the items being auctioned off.

10:30 am to 3:00 pm
The auction will begin with a break for lunch. The clubs will not be supplying food or beverages, but there are several restaurants with takeout services available very close to the church.

If you wish to put something into the auction:
Along with this document you will see an auction sheet. Please complete this sheet(s) listing what you are putting into the auction and a reserve bid if there is one. Please bring two (2) copies of this document. One copy will be for the Auctioneer and the other will be for the financial tracking team on the day.

Without exception, we will not be accepting items into the auction without this document.

You are allowed a maximum of 10 items. An item would consist of a single article, a lot of multiple objects or any combination of these so long as the total number of items does not exceed 10.

When an item or lot is sold, 10% of the sale price will be retained by Rings 49 and 235 to cover off the costs of the day.

The auction will be on a purely cash basis. We will not be accepting other forms of payment.

COVID precautions:
At the time of writing this document, COVID restrictions have been lifted.

If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask during the event, please do so. Your personal comfort and safety are important to us.

Obviously should the COVID rules change come auction day we will follow the Regional and Provincial guidelines.

Auction Form Download