Strong demand sees goods reaching international markets

Posted: May 23, 2023

Leading auctioneering companies, Thainstone Specialist Auctions and Aberdeen & Northern Marts (divisions of ANM Group) held their monthly Live Online Collective sale at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday 17th May, including a Timed Online Auction of Building and Industrial equipment.

Top selling lot – 2015 Takeuchi TB295W Wheeled Excavator

Strong demand for good clean tractors and plant equipment was seen from across the UK and export markets, with good prices being achieved and online bidders joining from as far as Poland. Highlights from the sale including a 2015 Takeuchi TB295W Wheeled Excavator which went for the hammer price of £28,200, followed by a 2014 JCB 541-70 Wastemaster Telehandler selling for £20,500. In the lorries section a 2015 Mercedes Arocs 3236K 8×4 Hookloader sold to the price of £18,000 and in the vehicles, commercials and 4x4s category a 2016 Volkswagen Amarok 2.0 TDi Highline 4 motion auto achieved £14,800. The implements & small agricultural equipment section saw a McConnel PA6065 VFR Side Arm Mower sell for £12,500 and the small plant section saw a Genie Z45 15m Cherry Picker sell for £6,400.

Mark Barrack, Head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said “The online sales saw over 660 bidders participating, with bidders joining from across the globe and it is great to see the sale reaching international markets. This also demonstrates the power of the online auction and the importance of exposing goods to the widest possible audience. With nearly 1,700 lots featuring in the sale and an 83.2% clearance rate it is vital to maximise exposure through our online channels. The auction mechanism still remains the best way to move on surplus assets and get the best price for goods.

To discover the true value of your underutilised assets, please contact the team on 01467 623770 to discuss your entries.”

The next Thainstone Online Collective sale will take place on Wednesday 14th June with entries being accepted from Monday 5th June to Thursday 8th June 2023.

Top prices

Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment
2015 Takeuchi TB295W Wheeled Excavator£28,200
2014 JCB 541-70 Wastemaster Telehandler£20,500
JCB TLT35D Teletruk 4×4£20,500
JCB JS130LC Tracked Excavator                                                       £16,000
Vehicles, Commercials and 4×4’s
2016 Volkswagen Amarok 2.0 TDi Highline 4 motion auto            £14,800
2019 Volkswagen Crafter CR35 Startline TDi Panel Van              £11,400
2014  Volkswagen Touareg V6 R-Line TDi auto                            £10,500
2016 Mitsubishi L200 Warrior DiD Double Cab Pick-Up               £9,200
2015 Mercedes Arocs 3236K 8×4 Hookloader                                £18,000
2012 MAN TGS 35.400 8×4 tipper                                                   £14,500
2007 Mercedes Axor 3236 8×4 Liebherr Mixer                                £9,500
2008 Scania P380 8×2 Beavertail                                                    £9,000
Implements & Small Agricultural Equipment
McConnel PA6065 VFR Side Arm Mower£12,500
McConnel 420 Batwing Topper£4,600
Wam 10ft Chopper£4,300
Horn Slurry Tanker                                          £3,800
Ifor Williams TAS7014 Tri Axle Livestock Trailer c/w sheep decko£4,400
ACE Supreme 4 Berth Caravan£3,950
Ifor Williams TT3017 Twin Axle Tipping Trailer                                               £3,600
Ifor Williams HB506 Twin Axle Horse box trailer                                                 £3,600
Small Plant
 2011 Shibaura Mini Tractor c/w Flail Mower                       £6,400
Genie Z45 15m Cherry Picker                                               £5,400
Atlas Copco Compressor XAS                                                                 £4,800
2006 Kubota RTV 900 4×4                                     £4,100