B-153431, MAR. 25, 1964

B-153431: Mar 25, 1964

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TO ANKER ELECTRONICS: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JANUARY 29. YOU STATE THAT YOU HAVE REFUSED TO ACCEPT THE LOT FOR THE REASON THAT CERTAIN PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS THEREOF WHICH YOU HAD PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED AND COUNTED WERE MISSING WHEN YOU WENT TO THE SALES OFFICE TO PICK UP THE MATERIAL. AN ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT IN THE MATTER HAS NOW BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY WHICH INDICATES YOUR ALLEGATION THAT A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF THE PROPERTY WAS REMOVED FROM ITEM 52 AFTER YOU INSPECTED IT. IS CORRECT. WE ARE THEREFORE DIRECTING OUR CLAIMS DIVISION TO ISSUE SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $443.70 REPRESENTING THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR THE ITEM INVOLVED.

B-153431, MAR. 25, 1964

TO ANKER ELECTRONICS:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JANUARY 29, 1964, CONCERNING THE AWARD MADE TO YOU OF ITEM NO. 52, ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC SCRAP, SALES INVITATION NO. 11-S-64-86, DATED DECEMBER 26, 1963, CONTRACT NO. DSA-11-2-4010, BY THE DEFENSE SURPLUS SALES OFFICE DEFENSE LOGISTICS SERVICES CENTER, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. YOU STATE THAT YOU HAVE REFUSED TO ACCEPT THE LOT FOR THE REASON THAT CERTAIN PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS THEREOF WHICH YOU HAD PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED AND COUNTED WERE MISSING WHEN YOU WENT TO THE SALES OFFICE TO PICK UP THE MATERIAL, AND SINCE THE MISSING PARTS COULD NOT BE FOUND YOU ASK REFUND OF YOUR PURCHASE PRICE OF $443.70 PAID FOR THE ITEM.

AN ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT IN THE MATTER HAS NOW BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY WHICH INDICATES YOUR ALLEGATION THAT A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF THE PROPERTY WAS REMOVED FROM ITEM 52 AFTER YOU INSPECTED IT, AND PROBABLY AFTER AWARD, IS CORRECT.

WE ARE THEREFORE DIRECTING OUR CLAIMS DIVISION TO ISSUE SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $443.70 REPRESENTING THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR THE ITEM INVOLVED.