Ritchie Bros. Holds Multi-Million Dollar Maryland Sale

Approximately 84 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Chile, Egypt and Singapore.

📅   Wed November 04, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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Girard Dumsha is the owner of Go Away Acres Farm in Princess Anne, Md.
Girard Dumsha is the owner of Go Away Acres Farm in Princess Anne, Md.
Girard Dumsha is the owner of Go Away Acres Farm in Princess Anne, Md. Doug Vann, owner of Doug Vann Excavating in Princess Anne, Md., studies the auction listings. John Brooks (L) and Justin Wimer, of Richard T. Wimer Inc., Quarryville, Pa., check out the machinery. Mark Swiatowiec travelled from Hartford, Conn., to check out the items up for auction. Attendees used the kiosk, ipads and even their smart phones for the timed lots. This Cat D9R was lot 121 in the sale. A row of dump trucks were positioned so potential buyers could see inside. Cat excavators as far as the eye could see.

More than 2,350 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in North East, Md., on Oct. 27, 2015.

Bidders came from 37 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 84 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Chile, Egypt and Singapore. Online bidders purchased approximately 50 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 2,100 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 65 compactors, 50 excavators, 30 loader backhoes, 25 wheel loaders, 30 dump trucks, 110 truck tractors, 85 trailers and more.For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.