Nearly 4,000 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Bros. Auction

Bidders came from 60 countries, including 48 U.S. states.

📅   Sat April 05, 2014 - West Edition
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Marvis Braswell of Trak Traders in Cleburne, Texas, has just given this Cat 345D excavator a careful check-out.
Marvis Braswell of Trak Traders in Cleburne, Texas, has just given this Cat 345D excavator a careful check-out.
Marvis Braswell of Trak Traders in Cleburne, Texas, has just given this Cat 345D excavator a careful check-out. Dusty (L) and Andy Quinn, independent site prep contractors in DeLeon, Texas, think this John Deere 450C LC excavator might be just what they have been looking for. John Williams, Williams Truck and Tractor Service in Palmer, Texas, takes a pose with a Cat D6T XW. Clovis Alexander (L) and grandson, Tyler Stanley, of Select Fill in Bonham, Texas, are going to bid on this Cat 336D L excavator. Roy Williams of J.R. Tractor Service in Alvord, Texas, has been checking this John Deere 655B out carefully to make sure everything is operative. Greg Braswell, Trak Traders in Cleburne, Texas, thinks this John Deere 120C may go home with him. The bidding is hot and everyone is studying their programs intensely.

More than 3,900 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 13 to 14.

Bidders came from 60 countries, including 48 U.S. states. Close to 50 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Germany, Egypt and Nicaragua. Online bidders purchased more than 40 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 3,100 equipment items were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, loader backhoes, a large selection of truck tractors and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.