Euro Auctions ex-rental sale attracts 700 bidders

Construction machinery and industrial equipment auctioner Euro Auctions attracted 700 bidders to its dedicated ex-rental unreserved ‘one day’ sale for quality equipment from hire companies, including A-Plant and Charles Wilson.

The sale featured more than 1,200 lots and took place on July 17 at the Euro Auctions site at Kellington, near Leeds, UK.

A wide range of equipment was on offer including, excavators, breakers, mixers, dumpers, compressors, access equipment, power generators, loaders, mini diggers, rollers and compressors.

“These sales are normally part of an overall re-investment programme and fleet renewal by rental companies,” said David Betts of Euro Auctions, “We have a very strong relationship with A-Plant, hosting sales like this on an annual basis. And we welcomed Charles Wilson to this sale, who brought their biggest consignment to date to an auction.”

Over 700 bidders registered for the sale, with in excess of 76% bidding online from around the world. The top buying nations were the United Kingdom, Poland, Ireland, Belgium, Italy and Spain.

The week before the ex-rental sale, the Kellington site staged a scheduled three-day auction. From July 3-5, 4,658 lots were auctioned at a total value of £34,063,025 and each lot having an average sale price of £7,313.

Over 50% of all bids were transacted on-line, and buyers from over 150 countries around the globe participated in the sale, with over £17m worth of lots going to internet buyers.

Upcoming Euro Auction sales include:

Brisbane, Australia - July 29
Leeds, UK - August 28-30
Brisbane , Australia - August 22
Dormagen, Germany - September 4-5
Dromore, Northern Ireland - September 13-14
Dubai, Middle East - September 16
Zaragoza, Spain - September 18
Brisbane, Australia - October 3
YODER & FREY, Ashland, USA - September 26

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