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Jeff Martin Auctioneers Holds Its Four-Day Florida Auction

Mon February 18, 2019 - Northeast Edition #4
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Jeff Martin Auctioneers held its annual four-day winter auctions from Feb. 11 to 14 in Kissimmee, Fla.

Bidders from across the country participated, as well as from Central and South America, to vie for a wide variety of machines and attachments. An exhibitor area where the bidders could see new machines from Morooka, Fiori dumpers, Eager Beaver trailers, Gorilla Hammers and more drew a lot of attention.

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The Jeff Martin Auctioneers team is ready for another successful Florida auction in Kissimmee.
The Jeff Martin Auctioneers team is ready for another successful Florida auction in Kissimmee.

Eager Beaver Trailers was well represented (L-R) by Dave Laidlaw, Kathy Hodge, Tina Flowers, Johnny Gomez, Ben Flowers and Jim Berryman.
Eager Beaver Trailers was well represented (L-R) by Dave Laidlaw, Kathy Hodge, Tina Flowers, Johnny Gomez, Ben Flowers and Jim Berryman.

Ken Byrd of Dominion Equipment, Ashland, Va., had several new Morooka and Fiori machines on display that drew many visitors.
Ken Byrd of Dominion Equipment, Ashland, Va., had several new Morooka and Fiori machines on display that drew many visitors.

Dave Haas (L) of Haas Inc., Thorp, Wis., and Dean Adsit of “Dean Adsit Associates.”
Dave Haas (L) of Haas Inc., Thorp, Wis., and Dean Adsit of “Dean Adsit Associates.”

This Caterpillar 330 excavator gets a thorough inspection before bidding begins.
This Caterpillar 330 excavator gets a thorough inspection before bidding begins.

Hundreds of buckets to fit every category of machine imaginable went on the block at this year’s Jeff Martin Kissimmee auction.
Hundreds of buckets to fit every category of machine imaginable went on the block at this year’s Jeff Martin Kissimmee auction.

Bidding on the extensive selection of equipment at the Jeff Martin Florida auctions can be exhausting.
Bidding on the extensive selection of equipment at the Jeff Martin Florida auctions can be exhausting.

Doug Foglio (L), president of Fogliano Inc., Waterboro, Maine, tells Kent Hogeboom of Construction Equipment Guide the industry market conditions in Maine are very strong.
Doug Foglio (L), president of Fogliano Inc., Waterboro, Maine, tells Kent Hogeboom of Construction Equipment Guide the industry market conditions in Maine are very strong.

With a bit of rain in the forecast, Jeff Martin Auctioneers went the extra mile to ensure bidders at their site were as comfortable as possible.
With a bit of rain in the forecast, Jeff Martin Auctioneers went the extra mile to ensure bidders at their site were as comfortable as possible.

Visitors to the Jeff Martin auction could stop by the Construction Equipment Guide exhibit to renew their subscription with CEG’s Kent and Deby Hogeboom.
Visitors to the Jeff Martin auction could stop by the Construction Equipment Guide exhibit to renew their subscription with CEG’s Kent and Deby Hogeboom.

(L-R): Trey Morris, Jeff Martin and Jeff Garber, all of Jeff Martin Auctioneers, stand in front of a 2009 Carbon Club Crafters airplane that was sold on Feb. 12.
(L-R): Trey Morris, Jeff Martin and Jeff Garber, all of Jeff Martin Auctioneers, stand in front of a 2009 Carbon Club Crafters airplane that was sold on Feb. 12.

Thousands of industry pros from across the country attended the Jeff Martin auctions in Kissimmee to bid on items like this late-model tractor loader backhoe.
Thousands of industry pros from across the country attended the Jeff Martin auctions in Kissimmee to bid on items like this late-model tractor loader backhoe.

Three auction rings for four days is the only way to get this massive number of construction equipment sold.
Three auction rings for four days is the only way to get this massive number of construction equipment sold.

Paxtyn and his dad, Clay O’Berry, Clay O’Berry Ag Performance, St. Cloud, Fla., are excited to do some equipment shopping at the Jeff Martin auction.
Paxtyn and his dad, Clay O’Berry, Clay O’Berry Ag Performance, St. Cloud, Fla., are excited to do some equipment shopping at the Jeff Martin auction.

A significant selection of excavators were available to bidders during the Jeff Martin auctions.
A significant selection of excavators were available to bidders during the Jeff Martin auctions.

Bidding action heats up during the Jeff Martin auctions in Kissimmee.
Bidding action heats up during the Jeff Martin auctions in Kissimmee.

The Jeff Martin Auctioneers staff greeted and registered bidders with smiles.
The Jeff Martin Auctioneers staff greeted and registered bidders with smiles.

Brooms from Broce and other manufacturers attract bidders during the sale.
Brooms from Broce and other manufacturers attract bidders during the sale.

Rick Sowers of Sowers Construction, Mt. Airy, N.C., inspected several machines and bid on them, too.
Rick Sowers of Sowers Construction, Mt. Airy, N.C., inspected several machines and bid on them, too.

Steve Cooper of Cooper Recycling, Livingston, Tenn., looks over the Kubota and Caterpillar compact track loaders.
Steve Cooper of Cooper Recycling, Livingston, Tenn., looks over the Kubota and Caterpillar compact track loaders.

(L-R): Ronnie Bateman, Winston Braswell and Lane Bateman, all of Bateman Excavating in Sorrento, Fla., look over the Hitachi and Caterpillar excavators.
(L-R): Ronnie Bateman, Winston Braswell and Lane Bateman, all of Bateman Excavating in Sorrento, Fla., look over the Hitachi and Caterpillar excavators.

Donnie Houck (L) and Wayne Barker, both of Wayne Barker Construction, Lansing, N.C., look over attachments.
Donnie Houck (L) and Wayne Barker, both of Wayne Barker Construction, Lansing, N.C., look over attachments.

Scott Abramo of Abramo Backhoe Service thought this Bobcat 324 mini-excavator would be a good addition to his equipment fleet and he intended to bid on it.
Scott Abramo of Abramo Backhoe Service thought this Bobcat 324 mini-excavator would be a good addition to his equipment fleet and he intended to bid on it.

A wide array of excavators went on the auction block during the Jeff Martin Florida Auctions.
A wide array of excavators went on the auction block during the Jeff Martin Florida Auctions.