Auction report: Focus on ‘reds’ and ‘yellows’ at huge tractor sale

Monday of this week (December 4) saw the latest monthly Cambridge Machinery Sales auction take place at Cheffins Auctioneers’ sale grounds in Sutton, Cambridge (England).

AgriLand has already published an article highlighting many of the green-liveried machines (i.e. Claas, Deutz-Fahr and John Deere tractors) present at the sale. Also Read: Auction report: ‘Green’ highlights from December’s monster tractor sale

This report focuses on red and yellow-liveried machines (i.e. Case IH, JCB, McCormick, Massey Ferguson and even an increasingly rare terracotta-coloured New Holland / Fiatagri) present at the sale. Look out for another report, with highlights of how other ‘blue’ brands fared at this giant auction.

These monthly sales attract Irish interest; some dealers, contractors and farmers journey across on a regular basis. All the pictures in this report are from Monday’s auction.

There was a varied selection of tractors on offer – classic and modern units. These were sold via a live ‘drive through’ American-style auction.

Cheffins Cambridge auction

Tim Scrivener was there for AgriLand to sample the atmosphere, capture these pictures and to jot down the key prices and specifications.

Please note that all of the prices referenced below are in pounds sterling.

All prices are subject to a ‘buyer’s premium’ of 2%. Prices are also subject to VAT at the local rate.

Click on a thumbnail in the gallery (below) to open up a full-size image; once opened you can scroll sideways to see the next picture. Refer to each caption to see details of each lot, including the sale (hammer) price.

Stay tuned to AgriLand for a further report – detailing how other brands fared under the hammer at this (December) auction.

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