Featuring some quality used machines, a recent farm sale in Devon saw keen bidding from both the UK and abroad.
A good crowd turned out to see the machinery dispersal sale at Sidmouth, east Devon.
Top selling lot of the day was this New Holland combine, making £76,000.
This New Holland self-propelled forager sold to a buyer in Northern Ireland for £69,500.
Kivells’ auctioneer and director Mark Bromell taking bids both from the field and over the phone.
Buyers had a range of John Deere tractors to choose from including this 6190R.
A Pichon slurry tanker was the top selling implement.
Keen bidding was seen for several Richard Western trailers.
A variety of implements included this five -furrow reversible Lemken plough.
Practically new, a Kuhn front mounted mower achieved £6,600.
Making £5,800 was this Accord pneumatic seed drill.
Kivells of Holsworthy saw a good crowd of potential buyers enjoy a farm sale of machinery on behalf of Clinton Devon Farm Partnership, Sidmouth, East Devon.
Top call on the day was £76,000 for a 2007 New Holland combine going to its new home in North Devon. Of the same make, lot 267, an ’11-plate New Holland self-propelled forager was the subject of some fierce bidding, with four buyers bidding on the phone and seven more in the field. It eventually sold to a Northern Ireland farmer for £69,500.
Said to be one of the best line-ups of tractors seen at any sale in the South of England saw a top price of £64,800 for a 2015 John Deere 6170R with 2,550 hours on the clock, while a John Deere 6190R achieved £58,200 going to its new home near Scarborough. Over 300 lots of implements were also entered which saw the best top out at £33,500 for a Pichon slurry tanker. A trio of Richard Western silage/grain trailers hit £14,500, with a further two making £12,500 and £10,400.
Speaking after the sale Kivells’ auctioneer and director Mark Bromell said; “We were delighted to see so many buyers at the sale and ready to spend.
“The sale was well supported by outside vendors and the top call in this section being £12,200 for a six furrow plough on behalf of Messrs Kea. A John Deere Gator also reached £5,800 going to its new home in Somerset.”
David Kivell, Kivells’ machinery auctioneer and director added; “We had a good mix of buyers looking to purchase quality equipment for their farm as well as plenty buying for home and the export trade.”
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