JCB grabbed at Thainstone’s last Saturday Sale of the year


A JCB Slew Excavator hit the highest price amongst a wide array of equipment to be auctioned off as Thainstone hosted its eighth and final Saturday Sale of the year.
The auction - arranged by Aberdeen & Northern Marts and Thainstone Specialist Auctions (divisions of the ANM Group) - featured nearly 3,000 lots sold during 56 hours of sale time by eight skilled auctioneers including commercial vehicles; 4x4s, heavy plant and equipment; tractors; farm machinery; building and horticultural plant and equipment; and hand tools.
The top sales in each category, including the £38,000 JCB in the heavy plant and equipment category, included a Scania 49 Seat Coach for £14,800 (Heavy Commercials);   Tri Axle Timber Trailer Loading Grab for £13,200 (Trailers, Caravans & Containers); Toyota Hilux Double Cab Pick Up for £7,700 (Light Commercials & 4x4s); and Korte Bruiser Crimper for £6,700 (Farm Implements & Machinery).
Grant Rogerson, Executive Director of ANM Group said “We were delighted to see a large number of attendees from all corners of the UK looking to take advantage of the variety of equipment and machinery up for auction at our last Saturday Sale of 2014.  
“Those unable to attend were able to make use of the iBidder feature available on our ANM Group website; 65 bidders registered to use the feature of which 22 were successful in purchasing 41 lots online.”
The first Saturday Sale of 2015 will take place on the 24th January.