Brisk Bidding Kick Starts Strong Start to 2023

Posted: January 24, 2023

Leading auctioneering companies, Thainstone Specialist Auctions and Aberdeen & Northern Marts (divisions of ANM Group) held their first Live Online Collective sales of the year at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday 18thth January, including a Timed Online Auction of Building and Industrial equipment.

Top selling lot – 2020 Doosan DX140 LC-5 Tracked Excavator

As one of the largest live online auctions of its kind, the sales reached a nationwide audience with over 650 bidders participating online. Highlights from sale include a 2020 Doosan DX140 LC-5 Tracked Excavator reaching the top price of £41,500, followed by a 2008 Hydrema 9120 4×4 dumper achieving £24,500 both in the tractors, telehandlers and plant equipment section. In the Vehicles, commercials and 4×4’s category a 2018 Toyota Hilux Invincible Double Cab sold for £17,500 as well as a 2011 Nissan Cabstar 35.13 LWB C/W high access lift achieving £15,000. Within the Lorries section a Man TGS 35.400 8×4 Tipper sold for £13,800 and in the implements and small agricultural equipment category a McHale Pro-glide F3100 & R3100 front and rear mower set sold at the price of £15,500. In the trailers section a Ifor Williams 14’ tri axle livestock trailer sold for £3,900 and lastly the small plant category saw a 2012 JCB 8018 CTS mini excavator achieve £9,000.

Mark Barrack, Head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said” Ahead of the sale we received a good selection of high quality used equipment, machinery and vehicles with over 1,290 entries. We are delighted to see a positive start for 2023 with a sale success rate of over 83%, and bidders from across the UK actively participating throughout the sales. The Thainstone Online Collective Sale continues to demonstrate the importance of a competitive market and how fair and transparent bidding allows both buyers and sellers to achieve the best price on the day.

We encourage businesses looking to move on underutilised equipment, machinery, or vehicles to maximise the power of the auction system and discover the true value of their surplus assets. If you would like to discuss your entries, please contact the team on 01467 623770.”

The next Thainstone Online Collective sale will take place on Wednesday 15th February with entries being accepted from Monday 6th February to Thursday 9th February 2023.

Top prices

Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment
2020 Doosan DX140 LC-5 Tracked Excavator£41,500
2008 Hydrema 9120 4×4 dumper£24,500
2015 Manitou MLT63H-120 Telescopic Handler£23,000
2017 Kubota KX027-H Tracked Excavator  £19,200
Vehicles, Commercials and 4×4’s
2018 Toyota Hilux Invincible Double Cab£17,500
2011 Nissan Cabstar 35.13 LWB CW High Access Lift£15,000
2013 Toyota Hilux Invincible Double Cab£10,000
2019 VW Crafter CR35 Panel Van£9,000
Man TGS 35.400 8×4 Tipper£13,800
SCANIA P9HDB 4×2 Box Lorry C/W Tail lift£6,400
Implements & Small Agricultural Equipment
McHale Pro-glide F3100 & R3100 front and rear mower set£15,500
Haughton 30’ tri axle float c/w hydraulic decks£7,700
Joskin 16T rear discharge muckspreader£7,400
McCauley 10T low loader£6,500
Ifor Williams 14’ tri axle livestock trailer£3,900
Hobby 575 VIP caravan£3,800
Ifor Williams TT3017 twin axle tipping trailer£3,150
Ifor Williams LM146 tri axle dropside trailer£2,900
Small Plant
2012 JCB 8018 CTS mini excavator£9,000
2014 John Deere 2025 compact tractor C/W snow blade£6,200
2015 Timberwolf VTR230 tracked woodchipper£6,400
Bobcat 743 skidsteer£6,200