Sales Auction Company Hosts Annual Spring Auction

The company's sales continue to grow each year, with 788 lots from 171 different consignors at this year's auction.

📅   Wed June 04, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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Ron Harrison of R & H Construction tests out a Bobcat skid steer.
Ron Harrison of R & H Construction tests out a Bobcat skid steer.
Ron Harrison of R & H Construction tests out a Bobcat skid steer. The auction featured a large variety of skid steers. Joe Constantino (L) and Cameron Sickles of J & S in Woburn, Mass., in front of a Finn bark blower. Mike Rasnake (L) and Phil Rasnake of Woodhams Equipment check out a Hyster forklift. Nelson (L) and Francis Garrow look to purchase a variety of heavy machinery, including this Cat 906 wheel loader. (L-R): Brad Webster, Denise Griffin and Mike Webster look at a wheel loader for their farm. Chris Reseska of PLT in western Mass. considers bidding on this Cat 312C excavator. The auction featured a variety of classic cars including this 1971 Dodge Duster. This 1968 Corvette draws a crowd. The auction drew a crowd including 718 onsite bidders as well as 523 online bidders and was the company’s highest grossing sale to date.

Sales Auction Company hosted its annual spring auction in Windsor Locks, Conn., on May 3. The company’s sales continue to grow each year, with 788 lots from 171 different consignors at this year’s auction. The auction drew a crowd including 718 onsite bidders as well as 523 online bidders, and was its highest grossing sale to date.

The online service by Proxibid rang the bell as Sales Auction Company more than doubled its previous online sales. Every large excavator with only one exception was sold online.

A few sale highlights included:

• 2010 Finn BB302 bark blower sold for $28,500

• 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle sold for $19,500

• 2007 Kenworth T-800 triaxle dump truck sold for $90,000

• 2004 Volvo EW180B rubber-tire excavator sold for $74,000