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S Wilson Dispersal Sale - Saturday 6th February at J36

Posted Monday, 08 February 2016, 2.05pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLAAS 960 FORAGER SELLS FOR £94,000 AT DISPERSAL SALE OF MODERN CLAAS MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT WHICH ATTRACTED BUYERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE UK AND IRELAND

Saturday 6th February 2016 North West Auctions held the dispersal sale of modern farm machinery and contracting equipment on behalf of the late S Wilson, Preston. The Machinery was in immaculate condition and attracted buyers from throughout the UK and Ireland, over 400 buyers registering on the morning of the sale auctioneer Matthew Probert was greeted by a sale ring packed to capacity of eager bidders.

The sale commenced with 100 lots of workshop tools and equipment, all in a very clean and in original boxed condition. All items sold to an exceptional trade topping at £460 for a blue point socket set, £320 Mini Arc Welder, £320 Minibolt Moisture meter, £260 Heiniger cordless clippers, curved spanners £60 and a Sthil M5440 Chainsaw £400.

The machinery and contracting equipment was presented in immaculate condition and offered buyers the opportunity to purchase a wide selection of Claas machinery with low hours, a sale of this type which is rarely seen at an auction anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Grassland machinery saw a set of Claas 3100C and 3100FC sell for a combined price of £16,050, Volto 1050 tedder £12,000 and 2800 rake £10,700. Trailers sold to £7,600 for a chieftain dump trailer, £6,100 and £5,800 for 30ft fraser flat bale trailers with a silage trailer selling for £3,600. The Claas rollant 455 uniwrap with only 1185 bales on the counter sold for £27,500 to an irish telephone bidder.

The tractors attracted national interest and quite rightly so. The first one sold being a John Deere 2650 2wd (1990) in very good condition sold for £6400. The John Deere 3800 Telehandler (2002) achieved a final bid of £14,800 from a Lancashire Dairy Farmer. The fleet of Claas tractors were undoubtly the highlight of the sale which saw an Arion 630C (2013) £31,800 Arion 620C (2013) £30,500 Arion 640 (2013) £48,800 and Axion 820 (2009) £40,500 with the sale concluding with the Jaguar 960 forager reaching a final bid of £94,000.

Following the dispersal sale a selected entry of included items were offered for sale which included a MF 40RS Combine (1996) selling for £12,000 followed by a MF6270 £9500, Mengele 530 Square baler £5,000, Abbey 1600 tanker £3,400 KTWO Rear Discharge Spreader £3300, Shelbourne Feeder £3000 and GE Livestock trailer £2000.

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