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More Than 3,100 Bidders Attend Ritchie Fort Worth Auction

Wed May 15, 2013 - West Edition
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Bruce Tucker and his daughter, Autumn Cline, Tucker Service Company in Justin, Texas, are hoping to take this little Wacker roller home with them.
Bruce Tucker and his daughter, Autumn Cline, Tucker Service Company in Justin, Texas, are hoping to take this little Wacker roller home with them.
Bruce Tucker and his daughter, Autumn Cline, Tucker Service Company in Justin, Texas, are hoping to take this little Wacker roller home with them. Caleb Bucher, DCT Inc. in Dallas, Texas, has been checking the track on this John Deere 270 D excavator. Chuck Spooner of Central Atlanta Tractor Sales came a long way to bid on this Komatsu PC 200 excavator. Dusty Keene of Keene Heavy Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas wanted a photo op with this Yanmar mini-excavator. Craig Rosengrants, Blaze Equipment, Fort Worth, Texas, has just finished giving this Volvo ECR88 mini-excavator a thorough “going-over”. Steve Pennington (L) and his son Lonnie, Pennington Materials Inc. in Weatherford, Texas, were quite impressed with this Cat 385B LME excavator. Edward Bradley, Bradley Demolition & Construction LLC in Santa Fe, Texas, may take this Cat D7G dozer home. The Virtual Ramp Timed Auction is drawing more and more interest with the bidders.

More than 3,100 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Fort Worth, Texas on May 8 and 9.

Bidders came from 50 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. Approximately 55 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Australia, Belize, India, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased more than 48 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 3,150 equipment items were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, wheel loaders, truck tractors and more.