South Devon Collective Machinery Sale - Report
South Devon Machinery Sale on 30th March 2019
Rendells Rural Department report on their Collective South Devon Machinery Sale held at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 30th March 2019.
The recent good weather continued into the weekend with the sunshine bringing huge crowds of buyers to the new venue with advertising on social media helping to bring new buyers to this well-established event in the sale calendar. Over 1000 people in attendance with registered buyers travelling from Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Cornwall and Devon meant many lots surpassing vendor’s expectations.
Top price of the day was the 2011 New Holland 5070 tractor with MX Chilton loader, (2000hours) which met great demand and finally sold at £29,500.
Following this was the 2002 John Deere 6420 with (11,500 hours) which achieved £14,800. Closely following was a 2004 New Holland TN60DA tractor (2800 hours) selling for £11,000 with a John Deere 3300 tractor with Howard FX2013 loader selling for £6800. A John Deere 2040 raced away to £5600 with the Universal 853 DT Tractor (5100 hours) met good demand and sold for £3000. A 1986 Massey Ferguson 1845 sold to £2,300 with the final tractor of the day, an Iseki 20hp 4wd compact tractor sold to £1400
Machinery & Trailers
A 2006 Takeuchi TB125 2.8t digger with cab met strong interest and sold for £9600 with a 2011 Vauxhall Movano xs3.5t horse lorry finally selling for £4760. A 2011 Kuhn Euromix 1080 feeder wagon sold for £4,600 with a Land Rover Defender 90TDi with 60,000miles selling for £3,400.
A Spearhead TWIGA 320 hedge trimmer sold to £3,500 with a McConnell PA 9058 hedge trimmer equally sought after selling for £2200. An Ifor Williams DP120 Stock Trailer sold to £1950 with a 12’ Graham Edwards Cattle Trailer sold for £1600.
Trailer continued their good demand with a 14’ Ifor Williams Double Axle Trailer selling to £1500, a Twin Axle Ifor Williams Trailer sold to £1050 with a 12’ Ifor Williams Double Axle Trailer to £1000. A John Deere 328 Mower Conditioner sold to £1050, a Marshall MS75 Rotary Dung Spreader to £900, Kvernland accord root drill to £800, PZ Hay bob to £780, Slewtec dung grab to £720 and a day boat with 10hp engine meeting keen interest and selling to £520.
Small items met good demand throughout and sold to an exceptionally fast trade.