Ritchie Bros. Hosts Unreserved Public Auction

Tue September 30, 2014 - Southeast Edition
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Dan Wilcox of Wilcox Tractor Sales of Charlotte, N.C., completes his inspection of a Cat D8T.
Dan Wilcox of Wilcox Tractor Sales of Charlotte, N.C., completes his inspection of a Cat D8T.
Dan Wilcox of Wilcox Tractor Sales of Charlotte, N.C., completes his inspection of a Cat D8T. Danny Gunnells (L) and Chad Coon, both of Gunwood Construction, Honea Path, S.C., are interested in this Volvo A30D articulated truck. Scott Moore (L), Platinum Trucking, Newnan, Ga., talks to Steve Ray of Leasing Systems, Nashville, Tenn., about machine sales and financing. Marcus Hughes (L) and Frank Daugharty, both of Southland Contractors Inc., Valdosta, Ga., test out this Komatsu excavator. A pair of 2010 Cat 740 articulated trucks rolled across the ramp and after brisk bidding, one truck sold in the $190,000 range and the other sold for $205,000. Dwight Lee (L) of Flint Equipment Company, Macon, Ga., and William Tanner of Tanner Timber Harvesting, Wrightsville, Ga., discuss a trio of Hitachi Zaxis 450s. A late ’90s Colet 4 x 4 crash fire truck rolls across the ramp.


More than 1,625 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 18.

Bidders came from 48 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. More than 73 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Sweden, Panama and Vietnam. Online bidders purchased 60 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 1,000 equipment items were sold in the auction.

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