Top-5 construction items sold in May

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Last month we helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of used equipment items via our live online auctions.

Want to see some of the top sellers from May? Check out our Top-5 construction items sold in May, and don’t forget you can always contact us to sell your equipment for the best returns possible. And as with all our live online auctions, every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve prices.

1. 2013 Caterpillar 627H motor scraper – CA$475,000 (US$386,698)

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We sold more than 13,600 items in our May Edmonton auction, including this 2013 Caterpillar 627H motor scraper (Lot 1373) that sold for CA$475,000 (US$386,698), making it the top construction item sold in May. The two 2013 Cat 627H motor scrapers that sold immediately after (Lot 1374 & 1375) went for CA$430,00 (US$350,063) each.

Lot 1373 had 5,370-meter hours, while lots 1374 and 1375 had meter hours of 6,125 and 6,729 respectively.

2. 2014 Caterpillar D8T crawler tractor – CA$440,000 (US$358,204)

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This 2014 Caterpillar D8T crawler tractor (Lot 2060) was also sold in Edmonton. With 5,200 hours on its meter, it sold for CA$440,000 (US$358,204).

3. 2016 Caterpillar 982M wheel loader – CA$390,000 (US$322,530)

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With back-to-back record-breaking auctions, it’s no surprise we head over to Toronto, ON for item #3 on our list of top sellers in May. This 2016 Caterpillar 982M wheel loader (Lot 402) sold for CA$390,000 (US$322,530) on May 12.

4. 2018 Caterpillar 745 6x6 articulated dump truck – US$290,000

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This 2018 Caterpillar 745 articulated dump truck (Lot 233V) with 3,828-meter hours was sold in our recent Fort Worth, TX auction for US$290,000.

5. 2020 Caterpillar 330 hydraulic excavator – US$287,500

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Rounding out our May Top 5 is a 2020 Caterpillar 330 hydraulic excavator (Lot 360) that sold for US$287,500 in our recent US$54 million Rocky Mountain regional event.

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