Christy Machine Retirement Auction: Sale 1 of 2

Christy Machine Retirement Auction: Sale 1 of 2

Day 1 of a 2 days of selling items from Christy Machine in Fairmont, WV
Preview Date:
  •   Sep 12 @ 9:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 12 @ 2:00PM EDT (End)

Christy Machine Retirement Auction: Day 1 of 2

Call: Alan Heldreth

Retirement Auction

Wednesday September 16th at 9:30AM

Registration & Inspection begin at 8:00AM

Preview:  Saturday September 12th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Christy Machine of Fairmont, WV


1 Ralph Circle, Fairmont, WV


Directions: Take Exit #137 East Park Avenue off I-79 onto WV 310 East to a left turn onto Hopewell road to top of hill, then left on Ralph Circle.




Pick Up:  Thursday 9/17, Tuesday, 9/22, & Wednesday 9/23.  9-4 each day

*Buyers are responsible for rigging and removal of their purchases


JUST ADDED:  2014 Ford Mustang with only 12,000 Miles


Trucks, Trailers, Forklifts, and other Rolling Stock

2011 Peterbilt 125K miles Allison Automatic, Cummings Engine Conley Aluminum/Wood bed

2006 GMC 5500 Truck 26,000 GVWR, Allison Automatic total aluminum bed

Square Shooter SS-842 Turbo Extenda Boom 40’

Uno Snorkel Lift 41 G 41’

John Deere 332 skid steer

Skid Steer attachments: Backhoe, 8’ Snow blower, Forks, bucket

Huge Hyster forklift

Yale Electric forklift

Cat MC 20 8000 Lb. Forklift

Cat Electric Forklift

Auto Lift 20,000#

Wacker walk-behind roller

Gooseneck equipment trailer

Man lift cages

Rebuilt Detroit diesel engine


Machine Shop Equipment and Tooling

American 25 X 144 Lathe

American 36” lathe

Clausing Colchester 17” lathe

Mazak lathe

Warner & Swasey No 3 turret lathe

Frorief Rotary table w/ turret head

Clausing Kondia vertical mill with digital read out

Several Cincinnati and Milwaukee mills Horizontal and vertical mills

Large Assortment of lathe and milling attachments and tooling

Horizontal boring machine

American Radial Arm drill press

Doya Radial Arm Drill press

Wells self-clamping band saw

Horizontal band saw

Abrasive cut off saw

Everett Abrasive Cut off saw

Drill bit sharpener

Several pedestal grinders

Power pipe threader

400 Ton Horizontal press

300-ton Hydraulic press


Welding and Fabrication Equipment

US industrial ½” x 10’ Shear US 1050

US Industrial Press Brake US 200 13 AC

Piranha 90-ton Iron Worker ½ X 12

Slip rolls

Welding positioner

Submerged Arc welder

Miller Welders

Airco Welders

Several sand blast cabinet units

Sand blast pots


Cranes, Lifts, and Material Handling

8 overhead cranes: 40-ton, 25 ton, and 20 ton

Lifting Jigs

Lifting slings

Several equipment rollers

2 auto lifts 12 ton and 9 ton


Electrical and Mining Inventory

Locomotive Motors: Goodman, Jeffrey

Electrical panels

Breakers and switches


Miscellaneous Items of Interest

4 Porta cool fans

Several Air compressors

Hotsey Steam Wash unit

Cement mixer

Railroad jacks

DC inverter

Bearing heater

Electrical and Hydraulic working tools

Automatic parts washer

Porta powers

All types hand tools

Several steel work benches

Lots of good industrial shelving

Lots of clevises

Ratchet chain binder

Airless sprayers

Banding machine

Roto bins

Lots nuts bolts screws hardware


** Large Inventory of Steel and steel storage Racks**

Good Food Available


ONSITE PERSONAL PRPOERTY TERMS: All merchandise is sold as-is, where is, with no warranty written or implied.  Cash, checks and major credit cards accepted.  Checks are accepted with positive ID. Visa, Mastercard and Discover accepted. 15% premium on all merchandise purchased onsite. 5% of premium will be waived for cash and check purchase onsite.




Bidding Errors: All bids are binding and final once an item has sold. Once bidding for a lot has closed, bids cannot be deleted or removed. Please review your bids on the review page prior to submitting the bids. Outbid notifications are sent as a courtesy only and the auctioneer, seller, licensees, agents or employees are not responsible for errors, omissions and/or timing of outbid notices.


Additional Terms and Conditions: 


15% Buyer’s Premium on all online purchases 


As-Is, Where Is: All items and lots are sold on an As-Is, Where-Is and With All Faults basis without exception. There is no warranty of any type expressed or implied as to the fitness or merchantability for any particular purpose of any goods offered in this auction. Buyers understand that all lots and items are being offered as used and therefore have some level of wear and/or damage and are by the very nature of being “used and/or pre-owned and/or aged” are at some level of defective. The auctioneer and seller expressly and specifically disclaim, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Removal is at the buyer’s sole obligation, risk and expense. No sale shall be invalidated by reason of any defect or inaccuracy in any of the items or lots by reason of their being incorrectly described orally or written, invoiced or cataloged, and no liability will be borne by the auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents in respect to any such faults or errors. All marketing and information has been prepared only as a guide and is not offered as completely accurate, nor does it give the buyers all of the information on the item or lot. Except as herein contained, there shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise of any nature whatsoever. Buyers will accept the items or lots in spite of any defects or conditions, known or unknown, visible or not visible, and therefore buyers do by these presents remise, release, acquit, quit claim and forever discharge the sellers, auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents from any and all claims now and in the future. The buyers hold the obligation and duty to inspect all items and lots during the inspection period prior to any bidding. Buyers are urged to physically inspect the items or lots during the inspection period. No bids can be withdrawn during or after the auction for any reason. Buyer understands that these terms as well as all other terms and conditions can only be amended or revised in writing and signed by the auctioneer. Buyer also agrees that any oral, written or electronic representation made by the auctioneer, seller, employees or agents shall not modify these terms. Buyer understands that any description given in the catalog or written on the lot is not guaranteed, and the buyer will rely entirely on their own inspection and/or investigations. All information and descriptions contained in advertising this sale are believed correct, but no responsibility is assumed by the auctioneer, seller, employees or agents for any errors or omissions. Every item sold is sold As-Is, Where-Is. Joe R. Pyle Auctions provides condition information only as a courtesy to the bidders and is not responsible for errors in description or condition. Buyers have the opportunity to view the items in person and determine condition as well as any other factors relating to the description of the item and have the obligation to do so prior to bidding.



Forfeiture: If you do not wish to pick up or ship your items, you may forfeit them. In this regard, to forfeit your items is defined as relinquishing all ownership and claim to the items in question to the auctioneer with no expectations of reimbursement; however, you are still responsible for the invoice total. No refunds will be made if you decide to forfeit your items. If you wish to forfeit your items, please contact us on or before the removal deadline. Buyer agrees that any and/or all remaining lots left after removal deadline are considered to be forfeited, but buyer is still responsible for invoice total.



Removal of Items:  Local pickup is available on the designated date and time only.  The Auction Company does not offer shipping services. The Auction Company does not offer delivery services or storage services. Winning bidders must pick up items during the scheduled pickup times. If the winning bidder cannot appear at the pickup location during the scheduled pickup time, it is the bidder’s sole responsibility to make arrangements for a third party to retrieve their items during the pickup time. If that third party is a shipping agent or pack-and-ship company, the bidder will be contracting and paying directly with that agent or company and without the auction company’s participation. The Auction Company will not transport items to the pack-and-ship agent or deliver items to any third party. If the winning bidder would like to arrange alternative pickup time(s), the Auction Company will arrange (when agreeable to the seller) at an additional charge to the winning bidder of $25/hr including port-to-port travel to and from our office location.



Inspection of Items: Every item in this auction is available for bidder inspection prior to the auction ending.  By bidding, each bidder acknowledges and agrees that they have had a full and fair opportunity to inspect the item or lots and is relying solely on the bidder’s personal inspection, whether in person, through proxy, or based on the provided photographs and opinion in determining whether to bid, in determining the amount to bid and/or maximum bid, and in submitting the bid/max bid.


TITLES:  Titles for any vehicles will be sent to buyer 10-15 business days following receipt of payment.  Please note:  any bank-held titles may take up to 30 business days for processing



15% Buyer’s Premium on all online Personal Property purchases. 





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