Sales Auction Company Hosts Annual Spring Auction

Sales Auction Company hosted its 7th annual Spring Public Equipment Auction on May 7, in Windsor Locks, Conn.

📅   Wed June 01, 2016 - Northeast Edition


This mobile auction truck drives around the site leading the crowd to the items up for bid.
This mobile auction truck drives around the site leading the crowd to the items up for bid.
This mobile auction truck drives around the site leading the crowd to the items up for bid. The top seller among the 22 skid steers up for bid was a 2014 Cat 289D, which went for $53,000. A 1997 Mack RD688S triaxle dump truck brought in $61,000. Buyers had their choice of 26 excavators. Derek Carroll (L) 
and Ryan Pontbriand, co-owners of All Construction Services, Gilbertville, Mass., were looking for some bargains. Ryan Dumphy (L) and Dan Polacheck, both from North Hampton, Mass., were checking out the Ag equipment at the sale. (L-R) are Joey Kratzke and David Godek, both of Barber Utilities, Ellington, Conn., and Jake Lipton of Pleasant View Farms, located in Somers, Conn. Sam Sales (L) is the owner of Sales Auction Company. The dreary cold weather didn’t prevent the crowd of more than 800 onsite bidders from staying all day. The energy was high, and they were ready to buy. Sales Auction Company’s staff was eager and ready to help the attendees as they arrived.

Sales Auction Company hosted its 7th annual Spring Public Equipment Auction on May 7, in Windsor Locks, Conn.

The sale, which featured a diverse selection of earth moving/heavy equipment, fleet vehicles, trucks, trailers, aerial and material handlers, farm equipment and recreational vehicles, broke records, on all levels this year with 819 registered onsite bidders, 518 registered online bidders with Proxibid and 1,041 lots of equipment. The sale grossed a record high $5.8 million dollars in sales, $900,000 of which was sold through online bidding with Proxibid.

The sale featured equipment from A&J Portfolio Landscape, Crown Oil Company, Barber Utilities & Excavation, and other area dealers, contractors, municipalities and rental outfits.