U.S. Supreme Court
Maguire & Co. v. United States, 273 U.S. 67 (1927)
Maguire and Company v. United States
Argued December 1, 1926
Decided January 3, 1927
273 U.S. 67
In a sale of cloth by the government, a description, accompanying the advertisement for bids and giving the weight per yard, is not a warranty when bidder are invited to inspect the goods before bidding and notified that bids subject to inspection will not be received. P. 273 U. S. 69.
59 Ct.Cls. 675 affirmed.
Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing a claim based on an alleged breach of warranty upon the part of the government in a sale of surplus water-proof duck.