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Tue June 05, 2012 - Northeast Edition
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Amos, two-and-a-half years old, was having the best time using his imagination to become the driver of this Wacker RD11A double drum vibratory roller.
Amos, two-and-a-half years old, was having the best time using his imagination to become the driver of this Wacker RD11A double drum vibratory roller.
Amos, two-and-a-half years old, was having the best time using his imagination to become the driver of this Wacker RD11A double drum vibratory roller. Sam Sales, owner of Sales Auction Company,  specializes in all types of earthmoving and heavy equipment, fleet vehicles, trucks, trailers, land care and farm equipment sales. Sam Sales (L), owner of Sales Auction Company, and ringman AJ Courchesne, search the sea of attendees for the highest bidder. This Komatsu PC50UU-2E hydraulic mini excavator grabbed the attention of attendees during the auction preview. Caleb Warner, 11 years old, from Litchfield, Conn., happily posed for a photo in a 2004 Volvo EC25 mini-excavator. Sales Auction Company’s public equipment auction drew its largest crowd of possible bidders yet. Dennis Bishop, Hickory Hill Farm, Westfield, Mass., is ready to buy some equipment with his lot book in hand. These dozers made up just a small portion of the 550 lots of equipment sold to the highest bidder at the sale. There was a lot of action going on in the ring during the sale and Sales Auction Company was hard at work. Jon Stevenson (front), jack-of-all-trades as well as  marketing manager of Sales Auction Company, manned the ring with Bobby Munter, who helped in the ring when he wasn’t auctioning off the equipment. Rick Munter, auctioneer of Sales Auction Company, rotated the duties of the microphone with his brother, Bobby Munter. Robert Gallitto (L) and Rick Miano, Gallitto Property Maintenance, Middletown, Conn., perused the hundreds of lots of equipment at the sale site in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Sales Auction Company LLC held a sale in Windsor Locks, Conn., on May 5.

The sale attracted the largest crowd the auctioneer has had in its three-year history. Attendees bid on 550 lots of earthmoving and heavy equipment as well as fleet vehicles, trucks, trailers, landscaping and farm equipment.