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Ritchie Bros. Holds Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Fla.

Robert Waler of Lakeland, Fla., gives these track loaders a long look.
Mike Lamber from Monroe, Wis., looks over the equipment, including this Volvo excavator.
Jake Wren (L) and David Carnes of Standard Sand & Silica in Davenport, Fla., check out this Bobcat S175.
Don Fletcher of Florida Dredge and Dock inspects this Komatsu D65PX.
Cary Williams, president of Williams Truck and Equipment in Spring Hill, Fla., tries out this Komatsu WA75 loader.
Ray Tressmer of Advantage Waste in Port Charlotte, Fla., thinks this John Deere 644J might fit his needs.
Dwight Mast of North Florida Equipment Rental in Lake Butler, Fla., looks for some compactors and excavators.
This 2009 JD 644K went for $102,500.

More than 2,000 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Fla., on May 15.

Bidders came from 58 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. More than 65 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Costa Rica, the Netherlands and New Zealand. Online bidders purchased 49 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,350 equipment items were sold in the auction, including more than 40 truck tractors, 30 hydraulic excavators, 30 wheel loaders, 20 bulldozers and more.

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