Sale Number: 50840
GE 1.5T Signa Explorer MRI Smit Trailer
Sale of a mobile MRI scanner on behalf of a private vendor

Sale Type: Medical, Imaging | Private Treaty Sale
Ends Mon 11 Mar 2019 | 12:00:00 - Tue 31 Dec 2019 | 12:00:00
Sale Currency: £ UK Pound Sterling

Sale Terms and Conditions

SPECIFIC CONDITIONS OF SALE for Sale 50840 | GE 1.5T Signa Explorer MRI Smit Trailer

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All items are sold as seen with no recourse in the event of fault to the Vendor. It is the Purchaser’s responsibility to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the item they wish to make an offer on.
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It is the responsibility of the purchaser or their agent to arrange for the safe removal of these lots. The purchaser or their agents must also provide Proof of Competency, Method Statements & full Insurance documentation prior to any removal. The Vendor reserves the right to refuse or rescind any bids where they are not wholly satisfied with any of the above documentation. Any damage to buildings is the responsibility of the Purchaser & must be made good and safe and the entire area left clean and tidy.

Where the purchaser contemplates the items may be used again for their original purpose, the purchaser must accept responsibility for having the equipment checked before use and thereafter maintained appropriately and take whatever steps are necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, its continued safe and effective use and without risk to health when properly used and for following any instructions, advice or warnings issued by the manufacturer or other competent body.
The vendors of the goods purchased accept no responsibility for the use or condition of the item.

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Location:   North West England
Viewing:   By appointment with the auctioneers

VAT is payable on lots marked Lot Subject to VAT
Lot Estimate Notes
1 GE 1.5T Signa Explorer MRI Smit Trailer Lot Subject to VAT 500,000 - 600,000   
An unprecedented opportunity to purchase a late model mobile MRI scanner, with limited usage and with servicing conducted by the manufacturer. The vendor reserves the right to accept the first offer that is satisfactory, and end the sale at this time. Due to the value of the system a minimal buyers premium of 3% will be levied on the purchase price. Date new system was invoiced: 09/02/17 System was serviced by GE 02/07/18 and has been in storage since this time, unused. The manufacturer warranty runs until March 2019. System location: North West England, UK in a specialist indoor storage facility, connected to mains power and regularly checked. GE 1.5T Signa Explorer with XP 16 channel Advance Mobile Version MRI Scanner Magnet: LCC, 60cm bore. Magnet serial number: R11070 Gradient: BRM Software Version: SV25 GE system ID: 10695 MRM05 Helium level: 28.01.19: 86.07%, 2.49 psi Coils 1.5T Express Coil - 16E Head Neck array s/n 000229WHJ 1.5T Express Coil - 9E Anterior Array s/n 000195WHH 1.5T Split Head Coil s/n 000459WHF 1.5T HD T/R Knee Array s/n 41994 HD T/R Quad Extremity Coil s/n 000366 Signa HD 1.5T phased array shoulder coil s/n 04232 Test Spheres Ge Sphere Model 2135650 Rev 6 Ge Sphere Model 2135652 Rev 8 Trailer Smit Mobile Equipment B.V type STO-1131, EBS-E trailer Chassis number: XL91603DOGS097292 Designed specifically for the installation of a GE Signa Explorer magnet system. Trailer maintained by Smit. Generator is mounted at front of trailer. Generator: The previous user has advised the unit creates some vibration on the trailer, and buyers are advised to assure themselves of the systems condition and whether remedial dampening work is required for their use. System is supplied with access ramp and lift. | Serial Number: System Number: 10695MRM0, Magnet serial number: R11070 | Manufacture Date: 2017 | Notes: The vendor reserves the right to accept the first offer that is acceptable, and end the sale at this time. | Software: SV25