An unreserved auction of tractors and farm machinery – organised by the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) – took place on Saturday, September 30, at Punchestown Event Centre near Naas, Co. Kildare.
Over 250 lots went under the hammer; everything was sold on the day. Some were bought by punters present in the event centre; others were bought by online or phone bidders.
According to Paul Cooke Auctions, over 500 people registered to bid; another 100 registered to bid online – as well as those on the phones.
Image source: FTMTA / John W Anderson (Wanderson.ie)
AgriLand was present, to sample the atmosphere, capture these pictures and to record key prices and specifications of the machinery on offer.
All (hammer/sale) prices accompanying the pictures (below) are subject to a ‘buyer’s premium’:
Assets sold up to €2,000 – 10% commission
Assets sold from €2,001 to €10,000 – 7.5% commission
Assets sold from €10,001 to €50,000 – 5% commission
Assets sold over €50,001 – 2.5% commission
All prices are subject to VAT at 23%, unless otherwise stated.
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 price.
This Bogballe M2 2.5t fertiliser spreader went under the hammer for €1,600
This 2012, unused Cosmo P800 wag-tail fertiliser spreader sold for €900
This 1993 Berthoud 25 sprayer sold for €2,600
This 2005 Hardi Commander 4200 sprayer sold for €4,000
This 2012, unused Carrarospray 400/8 rear-mounted sprayer, equipped with a hand-wash tank, 8m boom and 10m hose, sold for €1,125
This 2008 Amazone ZA-M 1500 fertiliser spreader sold for €600
This Bogballe D2-Trend fertiliser spreader sold for €400
This RAU 15m, rear-mounted sprayer sold for €1,100
This 2008 Berthoud Elyte 1,200L, rear-mounted sprayer, equipped with a 1,000L front-mounted tank, sold for €6,800
This 2011, unused Carvallo Zeus 18 fertiliser spreader made €2,050
This Berthoud MACK 12m, rear-mounted sprayer fetched €1,400
This Hardi 21m, rear-mounted sprayer went under the hammer for €550
This Bogballe EX1600S fertiliser spreader sold for €400
This Gem 18m, rear-mounted sprayer went under the hammer for €650
This Sulky DPX 1504 fertiliser spreader went under the hammer for €300
This Eurotech Gaffini Prestige sprayer went under the hammer for €2,000
This Bogballe M2 2.5t fertiliser spreader made €1,500
This Amazone ZA-F 804 R fertiliser spreader sold for €300
Also, don’t forget to stay tuned to AgriLand – for full reports on how other types of equipment fared at the auction.