February's Top-5 biggest used construction equipment sales.

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Ritchie Bros. auction results from last month

Ritchie Bros. auction results from last month

Want to know what these big ticket machines cost? We're going to give you our Top-5 big ticket construction equipment items sold at Ritchie Bros. auctions in February. But don't forget you can always access auction results for the past two years when you create a free account. And of course, every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve prices.

1. 2015 Link-Belt RTC80150 rough terrain crane – US$950,000

Our five-day mega auction in Orlando, FL on Feb 20-24 saw over 10,000 items sold, including 110 cranes. This 2015 Link-Belt RTC80150 rough terrain crane (lot 3218) topped them all at US$950,000. So far it's our biggest-selling construction item for 2017 and it went to an American buyer.

2015 Linkbelt crane sold in Orlando by Ritchie-Bros

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Want to see what Orlando was really like? Check out this tour video of the yard to get a glimpse of the amount of equipment that sold.

2. 2008 Terex HC165 crane crawler – $620,000

Orlando hogs the spotlight in February because of its size and global buyers base, but there were some big deals going down in Houston on Feb 15-16. We sold US$42 million of equipment and trucks in our first Texas auction of the year. This 2008 HC165 crane crawler (lot 373) led the field with a US$620,000 selling price. We sold a similar 2008 Terex HC230 (lot 372) at the same auction for $US600,000.

2008 Terex crane sold in Houston auction by Ritchie Bros.

3. 2016 Caterpillar 352F VG hydraulic excavator – US$410,000

Excavators were a hot commodity in Orlando. On Day 4 we sold 365+ excavators out in the yard. We even have some video showing the auction action. This 2016 Caterpillar 352F VG hydraulic excavator (4242) topped the bunch at $410,000.

2016 Caterpillar 352f sold in Orlando by Ritchie Bros

4. 2016 Hitachi ZX490LCH - 6 hydraulic excavator – US$375,000

The very next lot (4243) to sell in Orlando after the above excavator was this 2016 Hitachi ZX490LCH, which sold for US$375,000. Both lots went to American buyers.

2016 Hitachi excavator sold by Ritchie Bros

5. 2014 Wirtgen W120FI asphalt and pavement profiler – ???

2014 Wirtgen crawler sold in auction by Ritchie Bros.

 

If you're good at guessing market prices for construction equipment, this unique Wirtgen W120FI asphalt and pavement profiler might throw you. It sold in Orlando for a hefty sum. If you think you know for how much, go to our website and sign in or create a free account to see the selling price for this and other items sold at Ritchie Bros. auctions in the past two years.

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Related articles:

Ritchie Bros. 2016: the year in review.
Used construction equipment prices: 5 big ticket items November 2016.
Used construction equipment prices: 5 big ticket items October 2016.

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