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October 21, 2002
Bargain buys at City of Toronto public auction Hundreds of items for sale on Saturday, November 2
  
It's "Sold to the highest bidder!" at the City of Toronto Public Auction on
Saturday, November 2, at the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place.

Bidding starts at 9:30 a.m., but interested buyers can have a sneak preview of
the articles up for grabs beginning at 8 a.m. Vehicles go on sale at 10:30 a.m.

Big-ticket items and motorized equipment can be held with a deposit of $300
payable by cash, debit card, certified cheque, Master Card or Visa, with the
balance payable prior to pick-up. All purchases must be picked up 5 p.m.
Monday, November 4, 2002.

This giant, semi-annual auction offers the public a great opportunity to pick
up some real bargains. Items to go on the block include office equipment, cars,
trucks and lawn equipment.

Organized by the City of Toronto's Finance Department, Purchasing and Materials
Management Division, the auction earns money for the municipal government and
finds new homes for hundreds of goods no longer needed by the City of Toronto.

For more information, call McKenzie's Associated Auctioneers at 1-800-265-1906,
check the Auction Web site at http://www.mckenzieauction.com, or call Nicolas
Falcone with the City of Toronto's Finance Department, Purchasing and Materials
Management Division, at 416-338-5603.

Note: An advance preview for the media of the items for sale will be held at
the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place, Friday, November 1, at 10:30
a.m.


Media Contact
Cindy Bromley,
Finance Communications Manager,
416-392-4993

Media Hotline:
416-791-3167

 

 

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