691. Completion of execution against goods.

An execution against goods is completed by seizure and sale1. An execution is incomplete if the enforcement officer or other officer charged with an execution has been induced by payment on account or otherwise to withdraw temporarily, and will, it seems, be incomplete, even though the officer withdraws permanently, as where, on payment of part of the debt in order to avoid a sale, he so withdraws with the execution creditor's assent2. Thus, an execution is not completed by the judgment debtor paying the debt to the judgment creditor3. If the sale, for whatever reason, is not a sale