North Country Holds Inaugural Sale in Dighton, Mass.

📅   Thu September 28, 2017 - Northeast Edition #20


Lesson learned — if you’re going to register on site and don’t want to wait in line, get there early. More than 400 registered live bidders and more than 200 online bidders participated.
Lesson learned — if you’re going to register on site and don’t want to wait in line, get there early. More than 400 registered live bidders and more than 200 online bidders participated.
Lesson learned — if you’re going to register on site and don’t want to wait in line, get there early. More than 400 registered live bidders and more than 200 online bidders participated. Mazim Bias of KM Landscaping in Martha’s Vineyard checks out one of the many excavators available at the auction, which featured equipment from more than 100 consignors. This John Deere 844K was one of the largest pieces of earthmoving equipment at the sale. Father and son team Jason and Jim Dasiva of Dasiva Builders, Westport, Conn., have their sights set on this Komatsu PC130. Tire kicking this John Deere 310 tractor loader backhoe (L-R) are Josh and Tyler Pereria of Pereria Landscaping, Lincoln, R.I.; and Kent Bosco of Bosco Construction, Lincoln, R.I. These days, even farmers are buying big toys like this John Deere 744J loader. Jeff Douglas (L) of Double S Farms and Tom Yena of Red’s Farm, both located in Dartmouth, Mass. The sale featured an impressive lineup of excavators. Inspecting a Volvo EC210B are Mike Riccio (in cab) of Petroleum Engineers in Bellingham, Mass., and his friend, Nick Mattois, also from Bellingham, Mass. Here’s a rare find … an Amfricar, which is an amphibious automobile that was manufactured in the 1960s. With this, you could drive off of the highway and directly into a lake.

North Country Auctions held its inaugural sale Sept. 16 at its new, permanent location in Dighton, Mass.

The highly successful sale featured more than 1,000 lots of equipment provided by more than 100 consignors. More than 400 bidders participated in person and another 200 participated online.

CEG