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June 2020

AuctionTime Records Largest March Sale Ever with 37% YOY Increase

LINCOLN, Nebraska — April 8, 2021 continues its record-setting success with the largest March sale in its history. The over-$28 million sale on March 31st and April 1st represents a 37% year-over-year increase and follows on the heels of a record-smashing February. The recent sale drew more than 8,800 bidders from around the world vying for over 3,500 assets.

“We are seeing extraordinary growth through the buyer reach we provide sellers through our multichannel marketing brands,” says Sales Manager Mitch Helman. “Machinery Trader, Truck Paper, TractorHouse, and MarketBook provide a solid foundation for all sellers to reach active buyers and maximize returns across equipment industries.”

Equipment Pro, for example, recently completed a $1.6 million truck auction with participation from bidders in 43 states. “Partnering with AuctionTime provides our consignors with an unmatched buyer base and confidence to produce great returns,” says Equipment Pro founder and President Michael Haas.

Helman expects that success will continue as buyers become more comfortable with online purchases of heavy equipment. “We continue to see buyers from farther distances increase as their confidence in buying equipment sight unseen continues to build.” The March 31st-April 1st auction attracted buyers from all 50 states and 35 countries worldwide. broke multiple 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.

March 31st-April 1st, 2021, Highlights

Gross Auction Proceeds: $28+ Million (USD)
Total Unique Bidders Placing Bids: 8,800+
Total Assets Sold: 3,500+
Watch List Adds: 81,400
Online Page Views: 3.7+ Million
Registered Viewing Bidders: 40,000+

Construction Equipment

2012 Caterpillar D6T XW

Sold Price: $136,900 (USD)
Seller: Key Equipment
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2012 Caterpillar D6T XL

Sold Price: $130,200 (USD)
Seller: Key Equipment
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2014 Hitachi ZX180 LC-5N

Sold Price: $120,100 (USD)
Seller: R&K Engergy Services Inc.
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2012 Deere 624K

Sold Price: $60,500 (USD)
Seller: R & M Motors
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Commercial Trucks

2006 Kenworth T800

Sold Price: $84,105 (USD)
Seller: Cutting Edge Equipment CO, LLC
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2012 Kenworth W900L

Sold Price: $65,600 (USD)
Seller: MWL, Inc.
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1996 Peterbilt 379

Sold Price: $50,000 (USD)
Seller: United Country Gilworth Real Estate and Auction
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Agricultural Equipment

2015 John Deere 7230R

Sold Price: $160,750 (USD)
Seller: Dacotah Diamond Auctions
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2012 John Deere S670

Sold Price: $118,300 (USD)
Seller: Legacy Equipment
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2013 Case IH Patriot 3330

Sold Price: $100,100 (USD)
Seller: Vetter Equipment-Denison
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