B-126896, JUN. 14, 1956

B-126896: Jun 14, 1956

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THESE WERE INTENDED AS THE PRICES PER DOZEN INSTEAD OF PER HUNDRED BUT THAT THE GOVERNMENT PURCHASING DEPARTMENT EXTENDED THE PRICES QUOTED ON A PER HUNDRED BASIS. SINCE ALL PERTINENT FACTS RELATIVE TO THE ISSUE INVOLVED IN THIS CASE WERE FULLY AND COMPLETELY SET FORTH IN OUR DECISION OF MAY 25. RATHER IT IS SHOWN THAT THERE ALSO WAS INCLUDED. YOU WERE SO ADVISED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE IN A LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 24. WHILE YOU MAY HAVE INTENDED A BID OF $10 AND $19 A DOZEN FOR THESE ITEMS. - YOUR BID AS SUBMITTED ON ITEMS NOS. 48 AND 49 WAS CLEAR AND DEFINITE.

B-126896, JUN. 14, 1956

TO WASHINGTON-FILLMORE FOUNDRY, INCORPORATED: THAT PART OF OUR DECISION DATED MAY 25, 1956, WHICH SUSTAINED THE PARTIAL DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM FOR $663.57, UNDER PURCHASE ORDER NO. 4814-54-MD, DATED JUNE 30, 1954.

IN YOUR LETTER YOU STATE THAT YOU PLACED ONLY PRICES OF $10 AND $19 ON THE BID SHEET FOR ITEMS NOS. 48 AND 49, RESPECTIVELY, AND THESE WERE INTENDED AS THE PRICES PER DOZEN INSTEAD OF PER HUNDRED BUT THAT THE GOVERNMENT PURCHASING DEPARTMENT EXTENDED THE PRICES QUOTED ON A PER HUNDRED BASIS.

SINCE ALL PERTINENT FACTS RELATIVE TO THE ISSUE INVOLVED IN THIS CASE WERE FULLY AND COMPLETELY SET FORTH IN OUR DECISION OF MAY 25, 1956, THEY NEED NOT BE REITERATED AT THIS TIME.

A FURTHER REEXAMINATION OF YOUR BID, HOWEVER, DOES NOT SHOW, AS CONTENDED BY YOU, THAT YOU INSERTED PRICES OF $10 AND $19 ONLY FOR ITEMS NOS. 48 AND 49, RESPECTIVELY, BUT RATHER IT IS SHOWN THAT THERE ALSO WAS INCLUDED, AS A PART OF SUCH PRICES, THE UNIT DESIGNATION "C," WHICH FOLLOWED EACH OF THE $10 AND $19 QUOTATIONS FOR THESE ITEMS. ALSO, YOU WERE SO ADVISED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE IN A LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 24, 1954. THEREFORE, WHILE YOU MAY HAVE INTENDED A BID OF $10 AND $19 A DOZEN FOR THESE ITEMS--- ALTHOUGH NOT ESTABLISHED IN THE RECORD--- YOUR BID AS SUBMITTED ON ITEMS NOS. 48 AND 49 WAS CLEAR AND DEFINITE, AND ON THE BASIS OF A PRICE PER HUNDRED UNITS.

IN VIEW OF THIS, AND SINCE THE EXTENSION OF THE UNIT PRICES DID NOT CHANGE YOUR BID IN ANY ..END :

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