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Ritchie Bros.: Auction in Fort Worth, TX, Tops $61MM, Sets Record

September 26, 2019, 07:00 AM
Filed Under: Auction News

More than $61 million worth of equipment items and trucks were sold for over 730 owners in Ritchie Bros.’ latest Fort Worth, TX, auction, setting a new consignor record for the site.

More than 6,800 people from 58 countries registered to bid on over 5,200 items. Approximately 88 percent of the items in the auction were purchased by U.S. buyers, including 45 percent purchased by buyers from Texas. International buyers from such countries as Australia, Egypt and the United Kingdom purchased 12 percent of the equipment. Online buyers purchased 60 percent of the assets. 

“We sold a wide selection of equipment this week for more than 700 owners with strong attendance and buyer participation on both days,” said Neal Black, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. “We had a great auction this week, with solid pricing, and we encourage equipment buyers to check out the thousands of items being sold online through and Marketplace-E.”

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