When you think of big events that bring people together from all over the world, an auction might not be the first thing that pops into your mind. But that’s exactly what Ritchie Bros. unreserved public auctions do. Each auction is like an international supermarket that sees thousands of equipment items changing hands, and sometimes changing continents.
Take a look below at five items that went to far-off new homes in 2013. Then create your free account on our website and see two years of auction results.
From Italy to Finland
This unused 2010 Liebherr R974C VH-HD hydraulic demolition excavator sold at our Caorso, Italy auction in October 2013 for €1,050,000 (approx. US$ 1,421,000) to a buyer from Finland.
From the U.S. to Belgium
A buyer from Belgium purchased this massive 2009 Hitachi EX2500-6 front shovel for US$950,000 at our Charleston, WV, USA auction in May 2013.
From Spain to Taiwan
This 2007 Faun ATF220G5 220-ton 10X8X8 all terrain crane sold for €675,000 (approx. US$882,000) at our Ocana/Moncofa, Spain auction in June 2013 – to a buyer from Taiwan.
From Florida to Peru
This 2007 Link-Belt RTC8090 90-ton rough terrain crane sold to a buyer from Peru at our Orlando, FL, USA auction in February 2013 for US$425,000.
From the Netherlands to Norway
A buyer from Norway bought this 2008 Goldhofer STHP/XLE 8 137-ton 3+5 axle extendable lowboy trailer at our auction in Moerdijk, NLD in September 2013 for €242,500 (approx. US$327,000).
See two years of used equipment prices
With 40+ auction sites located close to international airports and shipping ports, a huge selection of equipment and trucks, on site and online bidding, and no minimum bids or reserve prices, Ritchie Bros. auctions attract qualified equipment buyers from the around the world. And when it’s time to sell heavy equipment and trucks, that’s just one reason people count on Ritchie Bros.
Our customers sold US$3.8 billion of equipment and trucks at our auctions in 2013 alone. See the past two years of equipment selling prices with your free account on our website.
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