Jeff Martin Auctioneers Hosts Large Public Auction for Blanchard Machinery Company in West Columbia, S.C.

Mon June 17, 2019 - Southeast Edition #13
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On May 30, Jeff Martin Auctioneers held a large public auction for Blanchard Machinery Company consisting of 50,000-plus surplus used and remanufactured Caterpillar parts spread over more than 1,300 lots in West Columbia, S.C. The equipment included buckets, forks, transmissions, engines, rollers, hammers and more. Also being offered were rental returns, machine trade-ins, pick-ups, truck maintenance and other services.

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On hand to help their customers are members of the Blanchard Machinery Team. (L-R) are Amy Spisak, Ginn Lowe, Harry Hurley, Brad Fultz, Daniella Schultz, Darla Oldham, Gene Moore, Judy Shriner and Erika Bordwell.
On hand to help their customers are members of the Blanchard Machinery Team. (L-R) are Amy Spisak, Ginn Lowe, Harry Hurley, Brad Fultz, Daniella Schultz, Darla Oldham, Gene Moore, Judy Shriner and Erika Bordwell.

Jack and Jesse Anderson of Anderson & Associates Land Surveyors in Columbia, S.C., were interested in the compact track loaders.
Jack and Jesse Anderson of Anderson & Associates Land Surveyors in Columbia, S.C., were interested in the compact track loaders.

Craig Norton of Smart Business Credit was available to provide financing options.
Craig Norton of Smart Business Credit was available to provide financing options.

(L-R) are Matthew Uhl, Brad Fultz and Mark Walker of Blanchard Machinery with Colin Thain of Jeff Martin Auctioneers.
(L-R) are Matthew Uhl, Brad Fultz and Mark Walker of Blanchard Machinery with Colin Thain of Jeff Martin Auctioneers.

(L-R): Larry Owens of C.R. Jackson Inc., Matthew Uhl of Blanchard Machinery and Richard Jackson of C.R. Jackson Inc.
(L-R): Larry Owens of C.R. Jackson Inc., Matthew Uhl of Blanchard Machinery and Richard Jackson of C.R. Jackson Inc.

Art Young of Thompson Machinery in Nashville, Tenn., was looking over the Cat excavators.
Art Young of Thompson Machinery in Nashville, Tenn., was looking over the Cat excavators.

(L-R) are Jeff Martin and Colin Thain, both of Jeff Martin Auctioneers, and Rick Thain of Southern Quality Truck & Equipment in Lexington, S.C.
(L-R) are Jeff Martin and Colin Thain, both of Jeff Martin Auctioneers, and Rick Thain of Southern Quality Truck & Equipment in Lexington, S.C.

With temperatures in the high 90s outside, the bidders were kept cool inside. The items up for bid were shown on large monitors.
With temperatures in the high 90s outside, the bidders were kept cool inside. The items up for bid were shown on large monitors.

Justin Stelzer (L) and Jason Stribling catch the bids.
Justin Stelzer (L) and Jason Stribling catch the bids.

Keeping the auction flowing is Jennifer Martin, Ron Kries and Paul Martin.
Keeping the auction flowing is Jennifer Martin, Ron Kries and Paul Martin.

The auction included Cat, Komatsu, Hyundai and John Deere excavators, backhoes, wheel loaders and dozers.
The auction included Cat, Komatsu, Hyundai and John Deere excavators, backhoes, wheel loaders and dozers.

Scott Livingston of Twin Oaks Land Clearing in Cross Hill, S.C., is just starting his business and was looking for dozers and excavators. Here Scott is inspecting the undercarriage wear on this Cat D5N LGP.
Scott Livingston of Twin Oaks Land Clearing in Cross Hill, S.C., is just starting his business and was looking for dozers and excavators. Here Scott is inspecting the undercarriage wear on this Cat D5N LGP.

Ted Hoover of Hoover Building Systems in Lexington, S.C., was interested in the Cat telehandlers being offered.
Ted Hoover of Hoover Building Systems in Lexington, S.C., was interested in the Cat telehandlers being offered.

Looking over the buckets and attachments are Bryan Knight and Herbert Smith of L&B Developers in Lake City, S.C.
Looking over the buckets and attachments are Bryan Knight and Herbert Smith of L&B Developers in Lake City, S.C.

Nate Trout of Trout Grading in Columbia, S.C., was in the market for a few buckets and an excavator.
Nate Trout of Trout Grading in Columbia, S.C., was in the market for a few buckets and an excavator.