Brazoria County, Texas (Angleton) - CLOSED

Date & Time

Closed: August 18, 2017 Beginning at 8:00 AM CDT


LOCATION: Purchasing Surplus, 1340 E. Kiber (County Road 213), Angleton, Texas 77515
Contact: Christy Browne at (979) 864-1464 or
Inspection: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. There are no inspections scheduled for 12 pm to 1 pm Monday thru Friday, Saturday or Sunday, as well as on county and national holidays.
Pick-up dates/times are different.

Appointments are required to view the lots and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and are limited to a one (1) hour timeframe. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED! Same-day request may not be honored.


Selling 494 Lots Including: Gaming Machines & Accessories, Electronics & Related, Office Furniture & Equipment


Catalog - All Items (494) - Electronics & Related (32) - Gaming Machines & Accessories (455) - Office Furniture & Equipment (7)


ALL ITEMS ARE AS IS. WHERE IS. NO WARRANTIES ACTUAL OR IMPLIED. It is strongly suggested all bidders make an appointment to view any pieces of interest. Brazoria County does not guarantee working condition of any items being sold.


All payments for this auction must be received no later than 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2017.

Payment should be sent overnight payable to Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc. in the form of a cashier's check or money order to:

Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc.
Attention: Payment Dept.
4660 County Road 1006
McKinney, Texas 75071

All payments totaling over $10,000.00 MUST be paid with a single cashier’s check or via wire transfer. (The wire transfer fee will be waived. You will need to contact our office for wire transfer instructions.)

If you want to pay in person you may visit our branch located at 2414 W. University, Ste. 122-A, McKinney, Texas 75071 between the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR INVOICE WITH YOUR PAYMENT. If we do not receive payment by the due date, your account will be temporarily deactivated pending receipt of payment.

For any taxable purchases, if you are claiming purchases for resale OR if you are tax exempt, please include the appropriate tax form with your payment. The resale and exemption forms can be found on our website by clicking on the Help Menu and then "Forms". All previously submitted resale or exemption forms are kept with individual auctions so you must send a new form with each payment. We will not refund sales tax paid after a paid receipt has been issued so please ensure that your resale or exemption certificates are properly completed and submitted with your payment. Any requests for refund of sales tax after the sale is completed will be issued a Form 00-985 Assignment of Right to Refund in lieu of a refund of sales tax paid. There will be no exceptions to this policy. Any items taxed with a TERP sales tax includes the 1.5% State of Texas TERP surcharge.

REMOVAL: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. SEE LOCATION BELOW FOR REMOVAL DATES AND INFORMATION. Same-day request may not be honored. Please contact Christy Browne at (979) 864-1464 to schedule your removal appointment. Brazoria County MUST be in possession of bidders Paid Receipt BEFORE an appointment can be scheduled. Appointments can be scheduled same day Paid Receipt is received by the County. If payment was mailed, please take into consideration lead time for Rene Bates to receive payment and process. This may prevent bidders from scheduling an appointment on the same day payment was mailed. Bidders who arrive prior to the allotted times below, may expect wait delays. THERE ARE NO PICK UPS SCHEDULED FOR 12 PM TO 1 PM MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, AS WELL AS ON COUNTY AND NATIONAL HOLIDAYS. Bidders who have not FULLY removed their lot(s) by 3:30 PM, will be asked to leave and will need to reschedule. There will be no pick-ups prior to the times shown below - THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. YOU MUST BRING A CURRENT PHOTO ID AND COPY OF THE PAID RECEIPT FROM RENE BATES AUCTIONEERS IN ORDER TO PICKUP THE LOT(S).

Brazoria County DOES NOT ship or provide transportation or loading services for buyers to remove their merchandise. Bidder is responsible for bringing all tools, trailers, materials, supplies and man-power necessary to remove Lots in a timely manner. Please note: Some items may be wrapped and palatalized, and/or VERY HEAVY. Seller offers ZERO assistance.

Monday, August 21 - Friday, August 25, 2017
Monday, August 28 - Thursday, August 31, 2017. NO APPOINTMENTS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
8:30 am - 11:00 am (Removal to be completed by 11:30 am)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (Removal to be completed by 3:30 pm)
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Appointments will be rescheduled if you are 15 minutes late. Same day appointments may not be honored.

All lots purchased must be removed by Thursday, August 31, 2017. After this date, a storage fee of $25.00 per day, per Lot, will be charged to the buyer for any lots that have not been removed.

If you are sending a third party person, transportation service or movers to pick up any purchased lot, Bidder must email Brazoria County an Authorization of Release Click here... to review the Authorization of Release). Letter of authorization MUST be received 1 (business) day before pick-up. Include the following information in the letter of authorization:
Name of the bidder (Must match name on Paid Receipt), signed and dated.
List of the lots to be removed.
Front and back copy of bidder’s driver’s license.
Name/contact information of the third party person.
"Third Party" MUST have a valid Driver’s License/Official ID or they will not be allowed to take any items. Bidder is responsible for informing third party person or transport company of the pick-up schedule mentioned above.

LOCATION: Purchasing Surplus, 1340 E. Kiber (County Road 213), Angleton, Texas 77515
Contact: Christy Browne at (979) 864-1464 or

In purchasing these items, to the extent authorized by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, buyer shall indemnify and hold Brazoria County harmless against any and all claims, demands, damages, liabilities and costs incurred by buyer which directly or indirectly result from, or arise in connection with, any negligent act or omission of Brazoria County, its agents, or employees, pertaining to its activities and obligations under this Agreement.

Unclaimed items: For any items not removed by the final removal day, and a consistent good faith effort is not made to retrieve them the ownership of the merchandise will revert back to the Seller, to dispose of or re-sell the item at their discretion. A refund will NOT be provided back to the Bidder. In addition, storage fees (described above) can be imposed for up to 30 days. Failure to remove bidder’s items or comply with any of the listed terms can result in a delay in the release of bidder’s items and/or Rene Bates account being locked.

Thank you for bidding!


René Bates Auctioneers, Inc.
4660 County Road 1006
McKinney TX 75071
Phone: (972) 548-9636
Fax: (972) 542-5495
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