Martin & Martin Auctioneers Hosts Sale in Carrollton, Georgia

📅   Mon November 06, 2017 - Southeast Edition #23


Mike Bonnett (L) and Tony Patterson, both of Martin and Martin Auctioneers, get the auction under way.
Mike Bonnett (L) and Tony Patterson, both of Martin and Martin Auctioneers, get the auction under way.
Mike Bonnett (L) and Tony Patterson, both of Martin and Martin Auctioneers, get the auction under way.
Todd Kindle (L) and Paul Preston of Southeast Connections (SEC), Conyers, Ga., test out a TracStar 618 fusion machine in the shop area of Municipal Hydro Services. 
Heather Hall (L) and Tia Thomas, both of Martin & Martin Auctioneers, make quick work of registering bidders. 
(L-R): Jim Parker of Parker Brothers, Roanoke, Ala.; Sam Ingram, Martin & Martin Auctioneers territory manager; and Jeff Isley, Isley Contracting, Dallas, Ga., talk about the sale lineup before “show time.” 
Operating this Lull 644 Highlander reach forklift is Mark Porter of Porter Nurseries, Fayetteville, Ga.
Todd Bennet (L) of Cowin Equipment, Mableton, Ga., and Danny Wagner, Wagner Excavation, Fort Payne, Ala., inspect a Takeuchi TB135 mini-excavator. 
Jason Robinson of MAR Distribution Inc., based in nearby Bremen, Ga., studies the auction catalogue for details on a Takeuchi machine of interest. 
Local contractors carefully inspect a pair of Cat skid steer loaders before putting the machines on their bidding list.
Jennifer Martin Upton and auctioneer TJ Freije scan the crowd for another bid from the auction truck.

After 14 years in business Stephen Wedgewood, owner of Municipal Hydro Services Inc., based in Carrollton, Ga., has decided to retire and move back to upstate South Carolina. Wedgewood commissioned Martin & Martin Auctioneers to sell everything at absolute auction on Oct. 24th.

During their years in operation, Municipal Hydro Services Inc. provided municipal pump installations and services to a broad geographical area. A special guest who was on board with the Martin and Martin staff for the liquidation auction — 2016 international champion auctioneer, TJ Freije.

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