Ritchie Bros. Hosts Unreserved Auction in Maryland

Bidders came from 43 countries, including 49 U.S. states.

📅   Wed September 09, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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Danny McHenry, owner of Danny McHenry Backhoe & Paving in Chestertown, Md., tested the controls before bidding.
Danny McHenry, owner of Danny McHenry Backhoe & Paving in Chestertown, Md., tested the controls before bidding.
Danny McHenry, owner of Danny McHenry Backhoe & Paving in Chestertown, Md., tested the controls before bidding. The owner of Guzzi Masonry & Paving in Toms River, N.J., was checking out the equipment. Mark Dazevedo, president of Equity Builders & Developers Inc., Elkton, Md., sat in the cab of this Bobcat. Gerard Dumsha, owner/operator of Go Away Acres Farm in Princess Anne, Md., checked out the equipment from above. This TMX towable mini-excavator was up for bid. A row of cranes was ready for inspection. Komatsu, MECO, Volvo, Deere and Cat excavators were all lined up and ready to hit the auction block. A crowd awaited the machines up for bid. In addition to the drive-through auction, participants could bid on timed auction lots.

More than 2,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in North East, Md., on Aug. 27.

Bidders came from 43 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 87 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Spain, Peru and Vietnam. Online bidders purchased approximately 44 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

Close to 2,500 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 50 excavators, 30 loader backhoes, more than 50 dump trucks, more than 110 truck tractors and more than 110 trailers.

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