Second-Hand Equipment for Sale by Ballot

Various equipment from the estate of the late Bill Patching beekeeper and founding club member

The Illawarra Beekeepers recently acquired some equipment from the estate of the late Bill Patching, beekeeper and founding club member. Comprising of mostly 10 frame supers, excluders, lids, and bases with some large storage tanks and heating tanks. Bills’ equipment is in very good condition and sought after by many members. The equipment is being offered for sale by ballot to Club Members only. Please email Penny via the contact page here, or via the link below and a list will be forwarded to you.

Please Note: It’s important we conduct this sale in the most appropriate and fitting manner being respectful of Bill, his equipment and what he would have wanted. Much time has been invested in collecting these items and organising this sale. For these reasons, the sale of items at this stage will only be available to club branch members and you may be asked to prove your membership if you wish to buy an item. If you have any questions please contact Penny via the button below. The committee thanks you for your understanding.