Ritchie Bros. Conducts Multi-Million Dollar Auction in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Tue September 16, 2014 - Southeast Edition
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(L-R): Bill, Kirby and Morgan Bellamy, all of Bill Bellamy & Sons in Calabash, N.C., take a look at the selection of American crawler cranes.
(L-R): Bill, Kirby and Morgan Bellamy, all of Bill Bellamy & Sons in Calabash, N.C., take a look at the selection of American crawler cranes.
(L-R): Bill, Kirby and Morgan Bellamy, all of Bill Bellamy & Sons in Calabash, N.C., take a look at the selection of American crawler cranes. Andy McArthur (L) and Jonathon Rose, both of McArthur Tree Service in Asheboro, N.C., are the proud new owners of this Kobelco excavator. Richard Headden of Ritchie Bros. catches the next bidder on this American crane. Randy Broughman (L) and Scott Hill, both of Blanchard Machinery, attend the auction. Roger Fina (L) of United Dredging in Wilmington, N.C., is welcomed to the sale by Gary Seybold of Ritchie Bros. Johny Dowey (C) of Carolina Wrecking in Columbia, S.C., catches up with Clint Blair (L) and Gary Seybold, both of Ritchie Bros. Christopher Wilson (L) of American Shoring in Conley, Ga., and David Buchannan of CIDS in Lugoff, S.C., wait to bid on crushing equipment. Clint and Jesse McGraw of C&M Recycling in Charlotte, N.C., plan to bid on the crushing equipment. Fred Vilsmeier (L) of Ritchie Bros. talks with Chris Camac of ConQuip Inc. in Leland, N.C.


More than 850 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Aug. 26.

Bidders came from 35 countries, including 47 U.S. states. More than 78 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Guatemala, Panama and Vietnam. Online bidders purchased 21 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 600 equipment items were sold in the auction.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.