Ritchie Bros. Hosts Unreserved Auction

Wed September 03, 2014 - Southeast Edition
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John Sheppard Sr. of Discount Rock in Port Charlotte, Fla., inspects this Cat 908H with help from his son John Sheppard Jr.
John Sheppard Sr. of Discount Rock in Port Charlotte, Fla., inspects this Cat 908H with help from his son John Sheppard Jr.
John Sheppard Sr. of Discount Rock in Port Charlotte, Fla., inspects this Cat 908H with help from his son John Sheppard Jr. Walt Boring, owner of Boring & Associates in Ocala, Fla., looks for a few service trucks. Jessie White of White Construction traveled from Danville, Va., to look over the equipment for sale. A row of loaders are lined up and ready for the auction. Jim Slack of Environmental Underground in Punta Gorda, Fla., inspects this Deere 329D. A PIRTEK associate replaces a hose at the last minute. John Helton, Tractor World in Plant City, Fla., spends a few minutes with Cary Williams of Williams Truck & Equipment Sales of Spring Hill, Fla. Joe Miller, Miller Brothers Giant Tire, and Tommy Ball, Flagler Construction Equipment,   talk during the auction. This 2012 Volvo A25F sold for $225,000.


More than 1,650 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Fla., on August 14.

Bidders came from 51 countries, including 48 U.S. states. More than 64 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Costa Rica, New Zealand and Singapore. Online bidders purchased 52 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,000 equipment items were sold in the auction, including excavators, crawler tractors, truck tractors and more.

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