Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. Kicks Off 2015 Auction Schedule With Annual Spring Sale

A large crowd of registered bidders was in attendance and vying for machines in the sale from more than 150 consigners.

📅   Wed April 01, 2015 - Southeast Edition
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James Berg (L) and Ralph Travis, owner of B&B Dredging & Excavating Co., Waverly, Tenn., inspect a  Cat M320 wheeled excavator they are interested in.
James Berg (L) and Ralph Travis, owner of B&B Dredging & Excavating Co., Waverly, Tenn., inspect a Cat M320 wheeled excavator they are interested in.
James Berg (L) and Ralph Travis, owner of B&B Dredging & Excavating Co., Waverly, Tenn., inspect a  Cat M320 wheeled excavator they are interested in. Robert (L) and his son, Gary Thorne, of Thorne’s Excavating Co., Lebanon, Tenn., came out for the sale. Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. kicked off the 2015 auction schedule with its annual spring sale at the company’s headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., on March 21. Dewain Ritchason, president of Ritchason Auctioneers, keeps busy at the auction. (L-R): Julie and Rondall Wray of Wray’s Wrecker Service, Burkesville, Ky; and Stacy Daniels, independent equipment dealer based in Sparta, Tenn., keep tabs on the prices during the sale. Jimmy Yarbro (L) and his son, Marty Yarbro, of Yarbro Dirtworks, Decaturville, Tenn., inspect mini-excavators in the sale line up including this Cat 305 CR. (L-R): Jimmy Hughes, Hughes Farms, Auburn, Ky.; Roger Robertson, Robertson Dairy Farms, Athens, Tenn.; J.P. Robertson, Robertson Farms, Auburn, Ky., attend the sale. (L-R): Frank Belcher, Belcher Excavating, Lebanon, Tenn.; Chris Krantz, T & C Excavating, Chapmansboro, Tenn.; and Herbert Biggs, self-employed in Pleasant View, Tenn., check the fluids of this Cat dozer. (L-R): Cory Dobbs of MHC Kenworth-Nashville, Tenn., and his son, Elliott Dobbs; and Mike Johnson and his son, Brent Johnson, both of Resource Management Company, Nashville, Tenn., enjoy the sale.

Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. kicked off the 2015 auction schedule with its annual spring sale at the company’s headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., on March 21.

A large crowd of registered bidders was in attendance and vying for machines in the sale from more than 150 consigners. During the morning announcements, Ritchason Auctioneers announced it is establishing a Tampa, Fla., operation at the state fairgrounds on May 19. Scott Auger will be in charge of operations in the new Florida location. It also was announced that the next Lebanon, Tenn., sale has been set for June 20.

“We’re just blessed to have a beautiful day, a large crowd and we’re looking forward to starting the year off with a strong sale today,” said Daniel Pruitt, Ritchason Auctioneers.