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Trucks and Construction Equipment Drive 111% YOY Increase in Record February Sale

LINCOLN, Nebraska — February 18, 2021

After reaching new heights for sales in 2020, the online auction platform continues to deliver record revenues at the start of 2021. has now surpassed all previous records set for February sales, with a February 17th auction that brought in over $29 million in GAP (gross auction proceeds) alone. This marks a 111% year-over-year increase and illustrates a continued successful trajectory for 2021.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth across industries,” says Sales Manager Mitch Helman. “This is especially true in the construction equipment and commercial truck markets, which were up over 400% in our recent record February 17th sale.” Sandhills Global is the tech company behind and numerous industry sites that work in conjunction with the platform, including,, and

“AuctionTime provides sellers with a powerful, cost-effective platform for reaching an enormous buyer base,” says Helman. “And because it’s integrated with some of the most widely used retail platforms across multiple industries—TractorHouse, Machinery Trader, Truck Paper, and others—AuctionTime is in a prime position to give auction companies and consignors the buyer base they need to generate the highest returns.” broke previous records in 2020, with more than $858 million in GAP for the year and over $163 million in GAP in December alone. December 31st marked the largest single auction ever held through, with sales exceeding $60 million in GAP.

February 17th, 2021, Highlights

Gross Auction Proceeds: $29+ Million (USD)
Total Unique Bidders Placing Bids: 8,000+
Total Assets Sold: 2,400+

Construction Equipment

2014 Caterpillar 924K

Sold Price: $105,420 (USD)
Seller: Brad Fry Enterprises
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2012 Caterpillar 320DL

Sold Price: $85,000 (USD)
Buckeye Online Equipment Auctions LLC
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2016 Caterpillar 420F2

Sold Price: $69,100 (USD)
Seller: Global Oil Field Services LLC
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Commercial Trucks

2016 Peterbilt 389

Sold Price: $106,500 (USD)
Seller: Elting Auction Co.
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1999 Kenworth W900L

Sold Price: $86,600 (USD)
Seller: Kevin's Specialized Trucks & Equipment
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1987 Peterbilt 359

Sold Price: $44,330 (USD)
Seller: Almburg Equipment Auctions
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Agricultural Equipment

2013 John Deere 9560RT

Sold Price: $257,500 (USD)
Seller: Auctionblock
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2012 John Deere 4830

Sold Price: $176,250 (USD)
Seller: Auctionblock
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2014 Case IH Steiger 620 Quadtrac

Sold Price: $195,400 (USD)
Seller: TW Express
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