Used Equipment and Machinery Market Continues to Flourish

Posted: September 21, 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 13th September, including a Timed Online Auction of Building and Industrial equipment.

A total of 1,575 lots were entered into the auction and an 81.4% clearance rate was achieved. Leading prices included a 2015 CAT 316EL Tracked Excavator which sold for £20,000. A 2012 Merlo P40-17 Telescopic Handler from the Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment sold for £15,600. In the Small Plant & Groundcare category a 2011 JCB 8018-CTS Gravemaster Mini Slew Excavator achieved £8,600 and within the Vehicles, 4×4’s and Commercial Vehicles section a 2015 Toyota Hilux Invincible D-4D Double Cab sold for £11,200. A Vicon RV2160 Round Baler sold for £4,000 in the Implements & Small Agricultural Equipment section and an Ifor Wiliams TA510 14’ Tri Axle Livestock Trailer c/w sheep decks from the Trailer section sold for £4,150.

Mark Barrack, Senior Auctioneer and Head Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said “We continue to see strong demand in the used equipment and machinery market, with a consistently high sale clearance rates it seems this trend will continue through to the end of the year. This month the collective sale saw 588 bidders joining the sale from across the UK, Ireland, and Europe. By providing sellers the opportunity to reach the widest possible audience via our online platforms and offering buyers multiple viewing days ahead of the auction, as well as fair and transparent bidding, entries reach the widest possible network of buyers.

Looking ahead, we would encourage customers looking to maximise the true value of their surplus or underutilised business assets, to please contact the team on 01467 623770 to discuss your entries.”

The next Thainstone Online Collective sale will take place on Wednesday 18th October with entries being accepted from Monday 9thth to Thursday 12thth October 2023.

Top prices

Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment
2015 CAT 316EL Tracked Excavator£20,000
2012 Merlo P40-17 Telescopic Handler£15,600
1995 NH TX66 Combine C/W 20’ Header£15,000
2011 CAT 312DL Tracked Excavator£13,800
Small Plant & Groundcare
2011 JCB 8018-CTS Gravemaster Mini Slew Excavator£8,600
2016 ISEKI 5F370 Utilities Mower£8,200
2015 John Deere 885D 4×4 Gator£6,000
Kubota GR2120 Ride on Mower£3,400
Vehicles, 4×4’s and Commercial Vehicles
2015 Toyota Hilux Invincible D-4D Double Cab£11,200
2017 Ford Transit 350£9,000
2014 Mitsubishi Shogun 4 work DID SWB£8,600
2015 Ford Transit 350£7,500
Ifor Wiliams TA510 14’ Tri Axle Livestock Trailer c/w sheep decks£4,150
20’ Steel Shipping Container£3,600
Ifor Williams TT3017 Twin Axle Dropside Tipper Trailer c/w mesh extensions£3,100
Ifor Williams LM146 Twin Axle Dropside Trailer£2,950
Implements & Small Agricultural Equipment
Vicon RV2160 Round Baler£4,000
Alpha Variflo XHD+290 Max Topper£3,800
23’ Tandem Axle Bale Trailer£3,600
CLAAS Rollant 255 Round Baler                       £3,500