Auction report: Brace of ‘blues’ at ‘on-farm’ sale in Co. Kilkenny

Hennessy Auctioneers (Co. Laois) held a significant ‘on-farm clearance auction’ on Saturday, September 28, in Co. Kilkenny.

The sale comprised several modern New Holland tractors, alongside a selection of machinery. It took place at Aharney, Lisdowney – close to Ballyragget – on behalf of the estate of the late Michael Dunne.

According to the auctioneer, there was a “100% clearance of 86 lots, with almost 150 registered bidders on the day”.

All (hammer/sale) prices were subject to a ‘buyer’s premium’ of 5% (up to a maximum of €1,000 per lot).

All (hammer/sale) prices were also subject to VAT at 23% (i.e. VAT must be added to all of the prices below).

Any statement of recorded hours may simply be a reflection of what was visible on the tractor’s odometer or, if that wasn’t available, what was claimed in the auction catalogue.

Headline prices

Among the lots was a 2013 New Holland T7.200 (pictured below). It was described as follows: Range Command; front linkage and PTO; 8,289 hours. It sold for €34,200.

There was also a 2010 New Holland T6080 (pictured below). It was described as follows: Range Command; 7,582 hours. It sold for €30,500.

Also from the New Holland camp was a 2008 New Holland TM155 (pictured below). It was described as follows: Range Command; 9,857 hours. It sold for €22,000.

Also present was this 2006 Lamborghini R6.130 (pictured below). It was described as follows: front loader and bucket; 7,186 hours. It sold for €19,100.

Among the machinery lots was this 2013 Jeantil EVR 13-10 rear-discharge muck spreader (pictured below). It sold for €9,000.

This 2017 Major slurry tanker (pictured below) was described as follows: 2,600-gallon; single-axle. It sold for €11,250.

This 2010 Major slurry tanker (pictured below) was described as follows: 2,600-gallon; single-axle; galvanised; trailing shoe. It sold for €9,000.

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