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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Holds Multi-Million Dollar Sale

Prince Baffour-Osei (L) of PBO Associates International Brokers and Chuck Coe of Ribco, East Stroudsburg, Pa., look over a Caterpillar 321C excavator.
Toby Clemons checks to make sure all the bids are accounted for.
Dhaisd Mrugalski, (L) customer service manager and Robyn Glassman, Richie Bros., are seen helping out at the speedy customer service desk.
A Schwing concrete pump rolls over the auction ramp.
Potential buyers at the timed auction lots bidding booth take advantage of the tablets available to place bids at the Ritchie Bros. Auction.
Mike Marino, owner of Marino Building Contractors, Philadelphia, Pa., purchased several hammer drills for his business.
A line of dump trucks rolling across the Richie Bros. auction platform, await to be purchased.
A long row of Caterpillar D8Ns sit displayed and ready to be auctioned off in the Ritchie Bros. lot.
A line of Cat and Volvo hydraulic excavators line up ready to be looked at.
A potential buyer checks out the insides of a Takeuchi skid steer at the Richie Bros. auction.
A man checks up on the timed and live auctions on his iPad during the auction procession.

More than 1,950 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in North East, Md. Oct. 23

Bidders came from 47 countries, including 48 U.S. states. More than 85 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Austria, Ecuador and Thailand. Online bidders purchased more than 60 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,800 equipment items were sold at the auction, including wheel loaders, hydraulic excavators, crawler tractors, loader backhoes, truck tractors and more.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.