The first sale of the year for the Morris, Ill., location drew a large crowd for registration.
More than 3,400 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, Ill., on March 20.
Bidders came from more than 40 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 62 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Egypt, Guatemala, Poland, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 41 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,900 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 65 compactors, 45 plus excavators, 30 loader backhoes, 20 plus crawler tractors, 25 plus wheel loaders, 25 plus agricultural tractors, 35 truck tractors, 30 plus dump trucks, 65 plus pickup trucks and more.For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.