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Hunyady Holds Sale for Valley Excavating & Paving

Wed November 21, 2012 - National Edition
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Chevrolet trucks with Mason dump bodies are lined up and ready for new owners. With winter fast approaching, bids were competitive with two of the trucks going for $37,500.
Chevrolet trucks with Mason dump bodies are lined up and ready for new owners. With winter fast approaching, bids were competitive with two of the trucks going for $37,500.
Chevrolet trucks with Mason dump bodies are lined up and ready for new owners. With winter fast approaching, bids were competitive with two of the trucks going for $37,500. A pair of Case Model 580s went for $25,000 and $44,000. A Case 621DXT wheel loader also sold for $69,000. Tim Wood (L) and Mark Boettcher, owner of Summit Site Contractors Inc., check out a Raygo vibratory compactor, which eventually went for $6,000 to one lucky bidder. Turnout was high at the Hunyady Auction Company’s recent sale in Hellertown, Pa. Bidding was competitive on a good variety of equipment, including these Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks going, with successful bids ranging from $11,500 to $25,000. Justin Laczynski of Wicked Paving, Lakewood, N.J., gets ready to test out a Gehl Power Box paver. Brett Moyer of PK Moyer & Sons checks out a Caterpillar 953C crawler loader. George Prentice (in cab) of Prentice Trucking, Dayton, Pa., and Gerald Rupp of Rupp’s Hauling Williamstown, N.J., consider bidding on this John Deere 650J crawler loader. Hunyady Auction Company recently held a complete liquidation sale for Valley Excavating & Paving Inc. of Hellertown, Pa.  Here, .Joe Rasich and Diane Shruntz, owners of Valley Excavating & Paving, take a moment for a photo with their nine-month-old puppy,

Hunyady Auction Company held a sale Nov. 7 in Hellertown, Pa.

The auction was held for Valley Excavating & Paving, which after 33 years in business, its owners deiced to retire.

More than 300 registered bidders, from 13 states, participated in the sale. Highlights included a 2005 Mack CV713 Granite tri-axle dump truck going for $91,000; a 2005 Caterpillar 953C crawler loader selling for $87,000; and a 2006 John Deere 160C-LC hydraulic excavator going for $77,500.