Ritchason Auctioneers Kicks off 2012 in Tennessee

Tue April 03, 2012 - Southeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Getting a feel for the operation of an Ingersoll Rand T4W rock drill are Nathan Amos (L) of Kirby Drilling, Lewisburg, Ky.; and Ricky Latham of Latham Backhoe & Dozer Service, Dunmor, Ky.
Getting a feel for the operation of an Ingersoll Rand T4W rock drill are Nathan Amos (L) of Kirby Drilling, Lewisburg, Ky.; and Ricky Latham of Latham Backhoe & Dozer Service, Dunmor, Ky.
Getting a feel for the operation of an Ingersoll Rand T4W rock drill are Nathan Amos (L) of Kirby Drilling, Lewisburg, Ky.; and Ricky Latham of Latham Backhoe & Dozer Service, Dunmor, Ky. Watching the auction from the comfort of a Yamaha four wheeler are Kenny Bishop (L),, K & B Trucking, Burns, Tenn.; and B.Y. Peery, Peery Enterprises, Dickson, Tenn. Like most dealers nowadays, Wendell Cain of Cain & Todd Equipment, Lilburn, Ga., was simply out looking to add to his current used machine inventory. Tony Milliken (L), Milliken Group Inc., Hendersonville, Tenn.; has an in-depth conversation with Ritchason Auctioneers president Dewain Ritchason about some machines of interest. Lebanon, Tenn., was another stop on the auction circuit for Jesus Ramirez (L), Gibbs & Sons Machinery, Gadsden, Ala.; and Billy Seals, Thompson Tractor, Birmingham, Ala.; in their search for good used equipment. Comments that this Deere 650H was a nice tight machine came from registered bidders (L-R) Ricky Meador, Meador Farms, Lafayette, Tenn;. and Jim and Stewart Asbury,  Asbury Construction, Knoxville, Tenn. A beautiful sunny morning in Lebanon, Tenn., and a tremendous turnout and, online presence for Ritchason Auctioneers first sale of 2012. A fond farewell to Ritchason Auctioneers’ Sandy Montana who has been with the company for seven years in marketing, graphic design and photography. This is his last auction before soon heading back to his hometown in Canada to pursue other interests

Starting the auction year off with a March 17 St. Patrick’s Day sale, Ritchason Auctioneers drew a nice crowd of bidders at its auction headquarters facility in Lebanon, Tenn.

In addition to online bidding through ProxiBid, this was the first sale utilizing ProxiBid’s Inspect Premier Services for pre-sale online videos, extensive photography and inspection reports. Ritchason representatives stated that this service equated to a higher participation level in the pre-bid process than ever before.




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