DES MOINES — The Iowa DNR will hold the 2017 spring auction Saturday, April 22 in the Pioneer Livestock Pavilion at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
Doors will open at 7 a.m., and the auction will begin at 8:30 a.m. The public may view the items for sale and pre-register for the auction from 4-6 p.m. April 21.
There will not be any buyer’s premium fee added to the sale.
Auction items will include more than 500 firearms, bows, gun barrels, scopes, tree stands and other assorted equipment. All items are sold “as is” with no guarantee or warranty.
Anyone interested in buying a firearm at the auction must have either a valid Iowa permit to acquire pistols or revolvers, a federal firearms license or a professional or non-professional permit to carry concealed weapons.
The Iowa permit to acquire can be obtained from a sheriff’s office. Allow two to three weeks to receive the permit.
Payment must be made on the day of the auction. All sales are final. All items must be removed from the site within one-half hour after the sale completion.
The Iowa DNR reserves the right to reject any bids and withdraw any item from the sale at any time.
A sale bill is available online and will be updated if inventory is added. The DNR said it will not be mailing any sale bills.