Increase in entries at Thainstone Online Collective Sale

Posted: September 23, 2022

Leading auctioneering companies, Thainstone Specialist Auctions and Aberdeen & Northern Marts (divisions of ANM Group) held a series of Live Online Collective sales at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday 14th September, including a Timed Online Auction of Building and Industrial equipment.

The online auctions saw 1,449 entries – a 10% increase on last year’s sale – with each section achieving strong prices, demonstrating that good quality second hand equipment continues to see high demand within the market. Highlights from the sale include a 2012 JCB 4CX 4 wheel drive backhoe digger reaching the top price of £30,200 followed by a 2006 Massey Ferguson 5455 4 wheel drive tractor achieving £14,600 both in the tractors, telehandlers and plant equipment section. In the implements category a 14 tonne Chieftain dump trailer sold for £4,200 and in the 4×4’s and light commercials section a 2016 Ford transit 460 Econetic mini bus sold for the price of £14,500. Lastly, the trailers, containers and caravans section saw a Space Project hook lift welfare unit achieve £10,800.

Mark Barrack, Head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said: “Despite heading into the colder months, we are delighted to record an increase in entries and host another successful set of sales. By providing sellers the opportunity to reach the widest possible audience via our online platforms and offering buyers multiple viewing options ahead of the auction, as well as fair and transparent bidding entries achieved strong prices on the day. The online sale continues to be popular with over 27,000 views of items entered for sale on the Thainstone Online platform.

“With two Thainstone Online Collective Sales left this year, we encourage businesses to maximise the value of surplus assets and grab the opportunity to move on machinery and equipment before the end of the year. The support of an independent auctioneer ensures the best possible price is achieved on the day. Our highly professional team are available to discuss entries by contacting 01467 623770.”

The next Thainstone Online Collective Sale takes place on Wednesday 19th October, and entries will be accepted from Monday 10th October.

Top prices

Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment
2012 JCB 4CX 4 wheel drive backhoe digger£30,200
2006 Massey Ferguson 5455 4 wheel drive tractor£14,600
2006 New Holland TSA135 4 wheel drive tractor£14,000
2014 Grundowinch KW 500 5 tonne winch£4,800
14 tonne Chieftain dump trailer£4,200
Reco Ferri TPE 600 expert hedgecutter£3,500
Dalbo 630 folding rollers£3,100
4×4’s and Light Commercials
2016 Ford Transit 460 Econetic mini bus£14,500
2016 Land Rover Discovery SE SDV6 auto 4×4£10,500
2013 Mercedes ML350 CDi AMG Sport£7,600
Trailers, Containers & Caravans
Space Project hook lift welfare unit£10,800
Hobby 575 VIP caravan£4,000
Ifor Williams HB511 twin axle horse trailer£3,800
Ifor Williams TT3621 twin axle tipper trailer£3,500