Big machines going for big money in 2019 – here’s Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ Top-5
Last year Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of used equipment items and trucks.
Want to see some of the top sellers from the past year, and how much these machines sold for? Check out our Top-5 big ticket equipment items sold at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in 2019, and don’t forget you can always contact us to sell your equipment for the best returns in the industry. And as with all our onsite live auctions, every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve prices.
1. 2009 Manitowoc 2250 series 1 2 & 3 300 ton self-erecting crawler crane – US$950,000
Cranes usually top these kinds of big-ticket lists, but that’s because they cost big bucks! This 2009 Manitowoc crawler crane sold for just shy of a million dollars to an American buyer at our Atlanta, GA auction on March 29.
2. 2016 & 2017 Caterpillar 657G motor scrapers – US$1.79 million
A couple choice Cat motor scrapers sold back to back (lots 212-213) at our live auction in Los Angeles on Dec 14. They sold for a combined $1.79 million!
3. 12 X 2018 Caterpillar PL87 – US$7 million
June was busy month at Ritchie Bros., capped off by our massive Columbus, OH auction - the pipeline construction event of the year. It was our largest-ever two-day auction with US$93+ million of equipment sold! Among the items sold were 12 Caterpillar PL87 pipelayers (lot #s 127-138) that sold for US$750,000 each, for a combined US$9 million, to a buyer from the U.K.
4. 2017 CASE IH 620 Quadtrac track tractor – CAD$485,000 (US$364,000)
When it comes to selling ag equipment you can’t beat those on-the-farm auction in Western Canada. At an auction Foremost, AB on March 22, we sold this CASE IH track tractor for CA$485,000 (approx. US$364,000).
5. 2015 Kenworth T800 10x6x4 w/Manitowoc NBT60 60-ton boom truck - US$360,000
Not to forget transportation and work truck sector, our top seller was this 2015 Kenworth T800 10x6x4 w/Manitowoc NBT60 60-ton boom truck (lot #631) that sold for US$360,000 at our Denver, CO auction.
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