Top 5 Biggest Ticket Auction Items of the Month: July 2012

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Ritchie Bros. held 17 unreserved industrial and agricultural equipment auctions around the world in the month of July including auctions in the US, Canada, Panama, and the United Arab Emirates.

We sold items ranging from agricultural equipment like combines, tractors, and swathers to heavy industrial equipment like crawler tractors, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and more.

Here are the five biggest ticket equipment items sold at our unreserved auctions in July:

5. 2007 Madill 2250C Feller Buncher – CAD $190,000

Madill 2250C Feller BuncherThis 2007 Madill 2250C sold for CAD $190,000 in Prince George, BC

This 2007 Madill 2250C feller buncher with 4,511 operating hours sold for CAD $190,000 at our Prince George, BC auction July 19.

Feller bunchers are a type of harvester used in logging that can rapidly cut and gather several trees at a time.

4. 2001 Caterpillar D9R Crawler Tractor – US $225,000

Caterpillar D9R Crawler TractorThis 2001 Caterpillar D9R sold for US $225,000 in Fort Worth, TX

This 2001 Caterpillar D9R crawler tractor sold for US $225,000 at our Fort Worth, TX auction on July 24. It had 10,200 operating hours.

The Caterpillar D9R has an operating weight of 109,277 pounds and puts out 410 horsepower from an 18L engine.

3. 2011 John Deere 9770STS Combine (2) – CAD $242,500

John Deere 9770STS CombineTwo 2011 John Deere 9770STS combines sold for CAD $242,500 each in Saskatoon, SK

Two of these late-model 2011 John Deere 9770STS combines sold in Saskatoon, SK on July 31 for CAD $242,500 each. Three more 2011 models sold for CAD $237,500 at the same auction.

All five machines had very low meter hours with less than 400 hours registered.

2. 2011 Case IH 9120 Combine – CAD $285,000

Case IH 9120 CombineThis 2011 Case IH 9120 sold for CAD $285,000 in Saskatoon, SK

This late-model 2011 Case IH 9120 Combine sold for CAD $285,000 at our Saskatoon, SK auction on July 31. This nearly new model had just 70 operating hours on it.

1. 2006 Caterpillar D8T Crawler Tractor – CAD $305,000

Caterpillar D8T Crawler TractorThis 2006 Caterpillar D8T sold for CAD $305,000 in Prince George, BC

This 2006 Caterpillar D8T crawler tractor sold for CAD $305,000 at our Prince George, BC auction July 19. This 6-year old model had 8,051 operating hours on it.

The Caterpillar D8T produces 347 horsepower from a 15.2L engine and weighs 87,733 pounds.

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