Auction report: Cheap horsepower in the mix in Co. Roscommon?
A clearance auction – involving a significant fleet of contracting machinery – took place on Saturday (February 2).
The sale was held close to Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. The entries came chiefly from one contracting fleet – namely that of David Connolly.
The auctioneer on the day was Micheal Doyle.
Here, in this follow-up article, we focus on the Case IH, John Deere (of which there were two) and Lamborghini tractors that were part of the fleet.Also Read: Auction report: €55,000 (all in) for a 2002 Valtra Valmet 8950 in Co. Roscommon
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Case IH CVX130
This Case IH CVX130 (pictured below) is a 2002 model. According to the auctioneer – Micheal Doyle – it was showing 6,569 hours. It sold for €35,500 (no VAT applicable) plus 3% commission.
All in (there was no VAT on the tractor but there was commission, plus VAT on the commission itself), the total sale price was €36,810.
John Deere 6910
This Mannheim-built John Deere 6910 (pictured below) is a 2000 model. The auctioneer says that there were about 9,900 hours on the clock. It sold for €20,500 plus VAT and plus 3% commission.
All in (including VAT, the commission and the VAT on the commission itself), the total sale price was €25,971.
John Deere 7700
This US-built John Deere 7700 (pictured below) dates back to 1997. According to the auctioneer, 10,380 hours had been notched up so far. It sold for €16,200 plus VAT and plus 3% commission.
All in (including VAT, the commission and the VAT on the commission itself), the total sale price was €20,524.
This Lamborghini R5.130 (pictured below) was first registered in 2004. It had 7,710 hours under its belt. It didn’t sell. The top bid was €17,000 plus VAT and plus 3% commission).
Stay tuned to AgriLand for further coverage from this attention-grabbing auction.