Volvo EC 160 Excavator Fetches $50K at Columbus Sale

Fri January 01, 2010 - Midwest Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Darryl Yoder calls for bidders.
Darryl Yoder calls for bidders.
Darryl Yoder calls for bidders. Rick Rajwani tries out a P & H S20 all-terrain crane. (L-R): Jack Gamble, Jacob Gamble, Shane Myers and Paul Gamble of Paul Gample’s Lawn Care planned to come away from the auction with some new equipment. (L-R): Jack Haulman, Todd Haulman, John Haulman, and Rob Haulman of Champion Excavating came to see the equipment up for bid. Pat Paykoff of Straight Up Equipment stopped by to take in the auction activities. Ron Selway (L) of Twin Mineral Land Development catches up with Dino Piergallini of Dino Piergallini & Sons Equipment. Vermeer of Southern Ohio’s George Jones (L) and Scott Butts were on hand to take in the auction activities.

Ritchie Bros. held an auction at its Columbus, Ohio, facility on Dec. 9 — attracting attendees to the facility from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

Joined by bidders from around the world, the bidding remained active. Highlights included a Volvo EC 160 excavator bought for $50,000, a 2004 Komatsu PC 160 excavator that went for $35,000 and a 1998 John Deere 230 LC excavator that took a winning bid of $32,500.