Rare vintage tractor seat collection sparks national interest

Posted: August 25, 2022

A recent timed online auction held by Thainstone Specialist Auctions from Friday 12th August to Tuesday 16th August featured a private rare collection of vintage tractor seats and memorabilia.

The collection of 111 restored tractor seats and memorabilia was from a private collector in Morayshire, many local bidders flocked to view the collection in person at Thainstone Centre however, the collection sparked interest across the UK with buyers purchasing items from as far North as Caithness and as far South as North Yorkshire. Top selling lots included a ‘Kemp & Nicholson Stirling’ cast seat which sold for £1,100, followed by a ‘Ben Reid & Co Aberdeen’ cast seat achieving £1,000. Also popular in the collection was a ‘Watson Bros Banff’ cast seat which went for £650 and a ‘R Bickerton & Sons’ cast seat achieved £600.

Thainstone Specialist Auctions, based in Inverurie are class-leading commercial auctioneers and provide an independent and accurate valuation service offering tailored online auctions to businesses across the UK and beyond.

Mark Barrack, Head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said: “It was a great honour to sell such a valuable rare collection, we were delighted to help the owner and see so many enthusiasts from across the country interested in the collection. By utilising our online bidding platform and marketing channels the timed online auction was able to reach the right audience resulting in a successful sale. Our highly experienced team always deliver a professional bespoke service recognising individual customer requirement and this has been the key to our success through 30 years of trading.”

“We encourage anyone looking to move on any collections, in need of business disposal services including retirement, mergers and acquisitions to get in touch with the team to seek advice and review any requirements. Our team are available to discuss requirements by contacting 01467 623770.”