Valtra T234 4wd tractor leads Thainstone machinery sale

Just shy of 1400 lots were entered for Thainstone Specialist Auctions online machinery and builders equipment sale which attracted no fewer than 660 bidders and saw an 86.9% clearance.

Top price was £48,000 paid for a 2017 Valtra T234 4wd tractor, followed by a 2000 JCB Fastrac 3185 4wd tractor selling for £22,8000.

Other agricultural machinery peaked at £10,000 for a McHale V660 round baler.

Small plant and ground care equipment sold to £9500 for a 2016 Kubota E26-11 ride on mower, with light commercials and 4×4 selling to £13,400 for a 2017 Ford Transit 350 tipper sold for £13,400.

Lorries were topped at £21,000 for a 2014 DAF LF220 FA 16t refuse lorry, with trailers and containers hitting £2400 for an IW Tri Axle 14’x6’ trailer.

LEADING prices

Tractors, telehandlers and plant equipment – £48,000, 2017 Valtra T234 4wd tractor; £22,800, 2000 JCB Fastrac 3185 4wd tractor; £21,200, 2012 Manito telescopic handler; £21,000, 2003 JCB 3CX wheeled excavator.

Small plant and ground care equipment – £9600, 2016 Kubota E26-11 ride on mower; £4900, 2008 Bomag 80 vibrating roller; £4500, Atlas Copco XA5156 compressor; £3800, 2014 Amazone profihopper mower.

Implements and machinery – £10,000, McHale V660 round baler; £6400, Kuhn FC313D mower; £6200, Watson RHA314 grass aerator/roller; £4900, Port equip mobile cattle handling system.

Light commercials and 4×4’s – £13,400, 2017 Ford Transit 350 tipper; £10,600, 2014 Ford transit custom 290 ltd; £10,500, 2013 Ford Ranger 2.2 ltd double cab; £9800, 2014 Ford Transit 100 T 350 pickup.

Lorries – £21,000, 2014 DAF LF220 FA 16t refuse lorry; £4200, 2014 Mercedes Econic 2628 refuse lorry; £4000, 2007 Man 4×2 15t Beavertail plant lorry.

Trailers and containers – £2400, IW tri axle 14’x6’ trailer ; £2400, IW TB4201 tri axle tiltbed trailer; £2250, IW LM146 flatbed trailer; £2000, 20’ steel shipping container .

Auctioneers: Aberdeen and Northern Marts