The monthly sale saw a full yard of items with a large crowd of buyers in attendance from the Northern Counties, Scotland and Wales. As always well maintained and seasonal items were easily sold as were vintage and rural bygones.
The sale of tractors and vehicles had a varied line up with a total of 10 lots forward. Tractors sold to £3150 for a MF565 2WD and £1800 for an International 454 2WD. A Kobelco Tracked Digger achieved £3900 with a Kubota B8200 Compact Tractor £2500. A Kubota RTV 900 saw keen bidding reach a final call of £3500 and a Honda Foreman ATV £950. Several vehicles met keen interest selling to £2500 for a Landrover Discovery Landmark, £1000 for a Suzuki Jimny. Another item of interest was a 4 berth carav1an selling at £1100.
Seasonal items sold to £4550 for a Claas 2900 Rake, 8T Marshall Silage Trailer £2750, John Deere Conventional Baler £1500, New Holland Conventional Baler £1150, Kuhn Tedder £1080, PZ Mower £600, Topper £520, Bale Trailer £500, Foster Bale Carrier £500, PZ Haybob £450.
Livestock equipment was once again easily sold with an Ifor Williams 10ft Trailer selling at £950 which was also paid for a Calf Trailer. Lamb Weigh Scales sold at £420, Sheep Turnover Crate £370, Cattle Crush £290, ATV Sheep Trailer £280, Creep Feeder £230.
Several other large items of interest included an Opico Sward Lifter achieving £2200, an Ifor Williams plant Trailer £870, Kilworth Pan Mixer £700, 2m Howard Rotovator £580, 2m Power Harrow £500.
The inside auction saw over 600 lots offered for sale with building and gardening machinery and equipment commanding strong prices. A Honda Ride-on Mower sold at £360, Wood Chipper £320, Plasma Cutter £220, Stone Trough £180, Whacker Plate £180, Tip Skip £150, Cement Mixer £135, Pillar Drill £100, Hand Tools generally £20 - £50.
The next sales of tractors, vehicles, machinery and tools will be:
Saturday 6 July at J36
Wednesday 17 July at Lancaster and
Saturday 13 July on-farm sale at Sinkfall Farm, Barrow in Furness (included items invited)