The first ever FTMTA auction was held at the Punchestown Events centre in Naas Co. Meath on Saturday.
The unreserved auction, the first ever of its kind in Ireland, went down a huge success, with a strong turnout for the event. In total there was well over 250 lots on offer on Saturday, with everything from tractors to wrappers, balers, bale lifters, combines, seed drills, trailers and teleporters. There were over 500 registered bidders on the day and a further 100 online.
Check out some of the results below!!
Massey Ferguson 7490 Dyna-VT, 2005 with a Fendt Vario transmission, 1,420 hours on the clock, sold fat €14,500
Renault 120.54, 1991 with just over 4,000 hours. Sold for €5,400
Massey Ferguson 6499 Dyna-6, 2008, with 5,500 hours sold at €20,000
Class Axion 830, 2010 just 430 hours previously due to reconditioned or new engine. Sold for €22,000.
New Holland TM155,2006 with 3,082 hours, sold at a cool €16,000.
Case IH 844XL, 1995 with Quicke 415 front loader, sold for €11,700 and no VAT.
JCB 407, 1996 with 8,424 hours sold for €7,000
Some of the other top prices on the day included:
John Deere 6310SE, 2000 sold for €12,000 and no VAT included.
A Claas Dominator 108 combine with a 17ft header sold for €7,500
Claas Ares 657 ATZ, 2007 with just over 10,000 hours, sold at €14,250
A Massey Ferguson 390, less than 9,000 hours, sold for €7,750
Redrock 18ft silage trailer 2015, unused, sold at €12,200.
John Deere 2140, 1984, sold at €4000
John Deere 6820, 2002, less than 4,000 hours sold for €13,250
Vintage Ford 4000, in need of restoration but starting, solf at €1,550
Valtra T130 Hi-Tech, 2005 with less than 8,000 hours, at €17,000
New Holland T6080, 2008 with 9,500 hours, sold at €22,500
Hurlimann H-6165 Master, 2000 with 6,061 hours on the clock sold for €5,000
John Deere 6920, 2003 with less than 4,000 hours made €16,100
John Deere 6520, 2003 with front loader and just under 3,000 hours, sold for €15,200.
It was a hugely successful first auction by the FTMTA, with plans afoot for more auctions before next summer. If you missed out this time round, worry not as more machines for low prices will be coming your way soon.