Hopes Run High for $20M Phenix City Development

Roy Teitsworth Inc. Holds Its Largest Auction Ever

Wed September 05, 2012 - Northeast Edition
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Along with a sizeable number of agricultural equipment, this sale also had a very good showing with construction equipment.
Along with a sizeable number of agricultural equipment, this sale also had a very good showing with construction equipment.
Along with a sizeable number of agricultural equipment, this sale also had a very good showing with construction equipment. This Komatsu dozer gets put through its paces just before the start of the sale. Roy Teitsworth gets the auction started with a very good collection of late model ATVs. This sale was very demanding on the entire Roy Teitsworth staff — setting up 2,000 lots of equipment is a major undertaking (and so is selling it, with more than 10 hours of three auctioneers selling continuously.) Agricultural tractors were available by the hundreds. Of particular interest were some of these vintage machines placed in the sale by area collectors. More than 2,000 registered bidders and more than 5,000 attendees assured that every piece brought its best possible auction price. A huge selection of compact construction equipment was available, including this Bobcat mini-excavator. This boat was strategically used by several bidders to get a good look over the top of attendees. Roy Teitsworth’s son, Jesse Teitsworth, takes a turn at the microphone.

Roy Teitsworth Inc. held its annual Empire Farm Days auction Aug. 9 in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

The sale was a record breaker for Roy Teitsworth. More 2,000 registered bidders vied for more than 2,000 lots. In total, more than 5,000 people were in attendance.

“Last year’s sale was a record breaker and this year we had 300 lots more than the previous year,” said Roy Teitsworth. “Using three auction rings it still took us 10 hours to sell all of the equipment. This sale is a real testament to our buyers. Late in the sale, we had a rainstorm with over one inch of rain and when the selling started up again the bidding was still as strong at the end of the sale as it was at the beginning.”