February's Top-5 biggest ticket used construction equipment items

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Big iron going for big money in February – here's Ritchie Bros.' Top-5

Last month Ritchie Bros. helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of used construction equipment items – from cranes to excavators, wheel loaders, dozers and more.

Want to see some of the top sellers from the past month, and how much these machines sold for? Check out our Top-5 big ticket construction equipment items sold at Ritchie Bros. in February, and don't forget you can always access selling prices for the past two years when you create a free account. And as with all our onsite live auctions, every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve prices.

1. 2000 Liebherr LTM1300-1 all-terrain crane – US $470,000

2000 Liebherr LTM1300-1 All Terrain Crane sold at Ritchie Bros. auction

Last month was our massive Orlando auction and it turned out to be the biggest auction in company history. Topping the construction category in Orlando was this 2000 Liebherr LTM1300-1 All Terrain Crane (lot # 2801) that sold for US$470,000 to a buyer in the Bahamas.

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2. 2018 Caterpillar 745 articulated dump truck – US $425,000

2018 Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck sold at Ritchie Bros. auction

In the number two spot for February was this 2018 Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck (lot #3635) that also sold in Orlando to an American buyer for US $425,000.

3. 2 x 2016 Caterpillar 390FL hydraulic excavators – US $800,000

2016 Caterpillar 390FL hydraulic excavators sold at Ritchie Bros. auction

No surprise coming in at No. 3 is another item from Orlando. These 2016 Caterpillar 390FL hydraulic excavators (lot #4849 & 4851) sold for US $400,000 each.

See all excavators for sale at upcoming auctions.

4. 2 x 2018 Caterpillar D6T crawler tractors – CA $1.45 M (approx. US $800,000)

2018 Caterpillar D6T crawler tractors sold at Ritchie Bros. auction

We also had an auction in Edmonton last month that fetched big bucks for construction gear. These two 2018 Caterpillar D6T crawler tractors (lot #1094 & 1095) sold back-to-back for CA $1.45 M (approx.  US$800,000).

5. 2017 Caterpillar 982M wheel loader - ???

2017 Caterpillar 982M wheel loader sold at Ritchie Bros. auction

This last one's a teaser to test your market knowledge. This 2017 Caterpillar 982M wheel loader sold in our big Orlando auction and the lot # is 1441. That's all the info you need to look up the price on our website. Sign in or create a free account to see prices for items sold at Ritchie Bros. auctions in the past two years.

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