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James G. Murphy Delivers Multi-Million Dollar Dec. Sale

Wed January 02, 2019 - West Edition #1
James G. Murphy Company



The crowd gathered at James G. Murphy's Kenmare, Wash., facility for its Dec. 6 sale. More than 1,000 bidders were registered online and in person for the auction.

Highlights of the sale included:

  • A 2007 Komatsu PC229USLC-3 excavator that sold for $59,000;
  • a 2013 John Deere 450J LGP dozer that sold for $57,500;
  • a Doosan DX85R excavator that sold for $50,000; and
  • a Takeuchi TL12V2 track loader that sold for $46,000.

Recently, the company improved the customer experience by redesigning its website and offering a new online bidding system.

For more information, visit murphyauction.com.

A great line up of mini-excavators rolls through the auction.
A great line up of mini-excavators rolls through the auction.

This Caterpillar 430D IT backhoe sold for $35,000.
This Caterpillar 430D IT backhoe sold for $35,000.

This auction featured a nice assortment of skid steers.
This auction featured a nice assortment of skid steers.

More than 200 cars were available for auction.
More than 200 cars were available for auction.

The crowd starts to gather as the first items roll across the block.
The crowd starts to gather as the first items roll across the block.

More than 1,000 registered bidders participated online and in person.
More than 1,000 registered bidders participated online and in person.