Nearly 1,500 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Orlando Sale

Bidders from 52 countries across the globe participated in the event.

Tue September 03, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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Alan Moyer of Moyer Equipment looks at the Rex mixer.
Alan Moyer of Moyer Equipment looks at the Rex mixer.
Alan Moyer of Moyer Equipment looks at the Rex mixer. This 2008 Volvo A40E sold for $125,000. Privard Rivard traveled from Quebec, Canada, to shop for equipment, including this Volvo loader. P. T. Grant of Grant & Cook Equipment in Macon, Ga., looks at several dozers. Michael Pope of AGPRO Company in Georgia is interested in the excavators. Josh Rose of Keokuk Contracting sits in the driver’s seat of the Cat 330D. Angelo Yacano traveled from New York to look for equipment, including this Dynapac CC122. This 2011 Cat 930 sold for $125,000. Randy Fitts (L) of Focus 4 and Joe Miller of Miller Bros. Giant Tire Service await the auction.

More than 1,475 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Fla., on Aug. 15.

Bidders came from 52 countries, including 46 U.S. states. More than 57 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Dominican Republic, Egypt, Guyana, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Online bidders purchased more than 46 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,025 equipment items were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, wheel loaders, truck tractors and more.

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