Short But Sweet Gun Auction

Absolute online gun auction of 43 mostly new and some vintage firearms including pistols, revolvers, rifles, and shotguns. Makers include Beretta, Colt, Glock, Marlin, Mossberg, Remington, Ruger, Sig Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Springfield, Stevens, Taurus, Winchester, and others. Specific guns included Colt Python, Colt Jr., Colt 1903, Springfield M1 Garand, Glock 17 & 19, Marlin 336 lever action, S&W 659 and Shield Plus, Bond Arms Texan .45/.410, and more.
  •   Mar 7 @ 12:00pm EST (Start)
  •   Mar 20 @ 7:00pm EDT (End)
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Short But Sweet Gun Auction
Ops Supply
4400 Kiln Ct.
Louisville, KY 40218

Wardlow Auctions Inc.
3600 Chamberlain Ln., Ste. 222
Louisville, KY 40241

10% Buyer's Premium

Bidding Ends: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 beginning at 7:00 p.m., with staggered and extended ending.

Inspection: All guns may be inspected at Ops Supply during store hours, Tue.– Sat.11AM – 6:00 PM and Sun.11 AM – 5:00 PM. (see address above).

Payment: All guns must be paid for by 3:00 PM Friday, March 22, 2024, by cash, check, or credit card. Payment must be made to Wardlow Auctions Inc. If paying by cash or check, you can come by our office at the address above to make payment. A 2% credit card fee will be added to all payments made by Credit card. Please see the Terms and Condition for Shipping and other information.

Pickups: Guns may be picked up at or arrangements of shipping of guns made at Ops Supply by until Wednesday March 27 th unless other arrangements are made. A $25 transfer fee shall be paid to Ops Supply to cover the background check and processing fee for each gun. See the Terms and Conditions for more information. 

Contact information: Office (502-489-5515; Auctioneer Rick Wardlow (502)593-3888.

All questions regarding this auction should be directed to Wardlow Auctions, Inc. Any member of our staff would
be happy to answer your questions and make this an enjoyable auction experience for you.

Wardlow Auctions, Inc.
3600 Chamberlain Ln., Suite 222
Louisville, KY 40241
Office: (502) 489-5515
Auctioneer – Rick Wardlow (502) 593-3888

Online bidding is offered as a courtesy. The Auctioneers, Wardlow Auctions, Inc., Sellers, and the Internet and
Software Providers do not guarantee or warrant the online bidding procedure and/or system to operate
without interruption or malfunction, and shall not be held responsible in the event of such.

Buyer’s Premium: A 10% buyer’s premium will be added to the winning bid of each item to determine the final
selling price.

Statements of Condition: Any statement regarding the condition of the item is given as a courtesy and is only a
subjective opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition statement does
not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging.

Inspections: All descriptions and information are believed correct, but are not guaranteed. Items are sold “as is" "where is” with no guarantees or warranties. We encourage Bidders to inspect the items and research any and all descriptions and information to their complete and full satisfaction prior to bidding. All sales are final. Bidders are encouraged to attend the following preview:
  • All firearms may be viewed at Ops Supply during store hours, Tue. - Sat. 11am – 6:00 pm and on Sunday, from 11am-5:00 pm. Their address is 4400 Kiln Ct., Louisville, KY 40218 (That’s off Bishop Ln. between Newburg Rd. and Poplar Level Rd. inside of the Louisville Armory bldg.).
  1. Transfers of firearms will be handled in accordance with Federal laws. The background check and transfer will be handled by Ops Supply, a FFL licensee. A $25 fee will be charged for each gun processed regardless of whether buyer has a concealed carry permit or FFL license. All firearms must be picked up at Ops Supply gun shop during store hours as indicated above. Ops Supply must have evidence of payment before they will release any guns. Guns may be picked up or shipping arrangements made by Thursday, March 27, 2024. Note: All handguns (except black powder guns) purchased by out-of-state buyers must be shipped to an FFL dealer of the buyers choice in the buyer’s state of residence.
  1. Shipping of firearms will be handled by Ops Supply – see special terms regarding firearms. Buyers will be responsible for all shipping costs. Ops Supply will not ship firearms to California, Illinois, New Jersey and New York.
General Terms and Conditions of Sale (Please See Additional Terms Specifically Regarding the Sale of the

Bidding: Online bidding is to be understood as a binding contract. Bids will be taken with the understanding that
the bidder will honor their winning bid with sufficient funds including all applicable taxes and fees. Do not bid if
you do not intend to pay.

Payment Terms: All items must be paid for in full prior to removal. Payment may be made online by credit card
(VISA or Mastercard), or, if you want to pay by cash or check, please come to our office at 3600 Chamberlain Ln.,
Suite 222, Louisville, KY 40241. All purchases over $1,000 must be paid for by cash, credit card (VISA or
Mastercard), Official Bank Check, or bank certified check. If you fail to pick up your items, we will charge your
credit card. Payments made by credit card will be subjected to a 2% fee of the total invoice amount, to be paid
by the buyer. Any invoices not paid for by 3:00 PM Thursday, Friday, March 22nd will be automatically charged to
your credit card.

Registration: Registration is free but does require several important pieces of information. Bidders must be
registered with a full name, address, telephone number, and valid credit card information. An email address is
also required so bidders may be sent winning bid notifications and auction invoices. Credit card information is
obtained to establish bidder legitimacy, deter defunct bidding and charge the account at your request or in the
event you do not pick up your items. Registration may only be completed with an acknowledgment that the
bidder has read and understood all terms and conditions for the sale and online bidding.

All items sell in “as is” condition: All descriptions and information are believed correct, but are not guaranteed
and as such the Auctioneers, Wardlow Auctions, Inc., and/or the Seller shall not be held liable for inaccuracies in
the information. It is the Bidders responsibility to obtain or verify, prior to bidding, any information they consider
critical to their decision to purchase. Preview times are available for potential bidders to physically inspect the
items. All bidders are encouraged to inspect and research all aspects of the items, descriptions and information
provided to their complete and full satisfaction prior to bidding. The items are being sold “as-is” “where-is” with
no warranties or guarantees of any kind including merchantability and/or fitness for particular purpose.

Notification to winning bidders: An email notification will be sent via email along with an auction invoice within 6
hours of the auction’s close. Be sure to check your "Junk" email folder if you do not receive your invoice within
that time frame.

Bidding Increments are pre-set as identified below: Bids must at least be the “asking” amount and in whole
dollars. You can bid an amount higher than the next “asking” amount if you wish.
Up to $20.00 - $1.00 increment
Up to $50.00 - $2.00 increment
Up to $100.00 - $5.00 increment
Up to $500.00 - $10.00 increment
Up to $1,000.00 - $25.00 increment
Up to $10,000.00 - $50.00 increment
Up to $50,000.00 - $100.00 increment

Set Maximum Bid Feature: This feature does your bidding without the bidder having to constantly view, log in,
and bid on an item. Setting a maximum online is much like coming to a live auction with a preset spending limit in
mind. The program will bid for you, in the prescribed increments, and only up to your set maximum bid for the
item. Your Maximum bids are kept confidential and not available for other bidders to see. Any bidder can raise or
lower a maximum bid at any time prior to the close of the auction.

Sales Tax: All sales are subject to 6% Kentucky Sales Tax. If you are buying for resale, please let us know ahead of
time and send us a copy of your resale tax exemption certificate. If you are having your guns shipped out of state,
please notify us 12 noon Friday, March 22 nd so that we can exempt the sales tax from your purchase.

Close of Bidding: Bidding will begin to close at 7:00 PM (Eastern time zone), Thursday, March 20, 2024. For your
convenience, the closing of items will be on a staggered basis of 1 item every minute. See paragraph below
regarding the Extended Ending feature.

Extended Ending: The items in the auction will be subject to an extended ending, whereas at the close of the
auction, any bidding activity on an item within 3 minutes of the closing time will automatically extend the bidding
for 3 more minutes past the time of the last bid. The bidding on that lot will continue to remain open in 3 minute
intervals as long as there is bidding activity within 3 minutes of the previous bid. Once there is no bidding activity
for a 3 minute period, the bidding on that item will close.

Penalties: Any bidding found to be fraudulent and/or negligence to provide proper payment in the allotted time
will result in all appropriate legal action. Any invoice not fully and properly paid for in the allotted time will be
charged to the credit card account presented at registration and the items forfeited. Delinquencies will be noted
and will prevent the individual from participating in any further live or online auctions conducted by Wardlow
Auctions, Inc. Wardlow Auctions, Inc. retains the right to prevent anyone from participating in this and future
online auctions who does not abide by the terms and conditions of the auction or whose actions are not in the
best interest of our client, the Seller.

Transfer of Ownership and Abandonment of Property: Title and ownership of property purchased shall convey
to buyer only upon payment AND pick-up or shipping of the property by the winning bidder. Unless special
arrangements are made with the auctioneer, for any items not paid for and/or picked up by the winning bidder
within 7 days of the date payment was due, the property may be considered abandoned and any interest the
winning bidder may have in the property shall revert back to the seller or auctioneer and there shall be no refunds
to the winning bidder.

Attention Credit Card Buyers: Due to a nationwide insurgence of attempts to purchase items with the use of a
stolen or fraudulently obtained credit card, for any such suspected transactions, Wardlow Auctions Inc. reserves
the right to: 1) request buyers to provide a copy of their driver’s license and credit card with which they are
paying, and 2) withhold shipping of purchased items for a period of up to 10 calendar days to insure that payment
and validity of the transaction is good.

Auctioneer's Representation and Right to Bid: In accordance with KRS330.220(6)(a), it is hereby disclosed that,
with permission from the seller, the auctioneer and any auction staff members have the right to bid. Wardlow
Auctions Inc. and the auctioneer are agents of the seller.


Inspection – All ATF regulated guns are located at Ops Supply gun shop, at 4400 Kiln Ct., Louisville, KY 40218,
which is located in the Louisville Armory Shooting Range building and may be inspected anytime during regular
store hours which are Tuesday – Saturday, 11 AM -6:00 PM and Sunday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Sale and Transfer of ATF governed firearms (the rifles and handguns):
  1. All sales must comply with ATF requirements, and background checks.
  2. Persons must be at least 21 years of age to buy a handgun and 18 years of age to buy a rifle or shotgun.
  3. If a buyer cannot pass the background check, there will be a restocking fee of 25% of the final bid price charged to the winning bidder. If you don’t think you can pass a background check, please don’t bid. If uncertain, find out before you bid.
  4. All ATF governed rifles, shotguns, and handguns must be picked up and transferred at Ops Supply.
  5. A $25 transfer fee applies to each firearm even if buyer has a FFL. This fee shall be paid to Ops Supply.
  6. Only the registered winning bidder may purchase and transfer the firearm at the licensed dealer.
  7. Wardlow Auctions Inc. will collect all payments for invoices. Payment can be made from the invoice, or call in to authorize credit card payment, or come by our office to pay by cash or check.
  8. Ops Supply must have verification of payment before they transfer and release guns.
  9. If you are an out of state buyer, you will need to have the guns shipped to a FFL gun dealer in your state. Please coordinate with Ops Supply and your local gun dealer. Any resulting shipping and transfer fees shall be paid by the buyer. Note: Ops Supply will not ship firearms to California, Illinois, New Jersey, or New York.
  10. Once a gun has been paid for, it will be available for pick-up at Ops Supply during store hours, unless of course it is required to be shipped.
Are Antique Guns Subject to FFL Transfer Requirements? According to the National Firearms Act of 1986,
“any firearm manufactured prior to 1898 and not designed to use rimfire or centerfire ammunition is exempt
from the act. This includes firearms that use flintlocks, matchlocks or percussion caps for the ignition system”.
(Thus, a firearm made prior to 1898 that uses rimfire or centerfire ammunition is subject to FFL transfer

Why is a Background Check Required? Our clients, and we, want to be assured that the sale and transfer of the
guns are in compliance with the law. In the event that these guns are subsequently stolen from or sold by the
buyer and used for illegal purposes, our clients want to be free of any liability regarding the sale and use of the

If you have any questions regarding the background check, pick-up, or shipping of firearms, please contact Joe at
Ops Supply at (502) 835-1801.