November Market Report
The festive chill associated with late November bypassed the sales yard and resulted in a hot trade on the day. The Thursday sale of large plant saw 274 online registered buyers and there was 79 numbers given out on the morning. The phone rung plenty in the lead up to the sale with the star of the show and winning the top slot was the Barber Green from a local council that eventually was cashed for £20,000. Its yard companion being a Phoenix Chipper from the mid 90’s was in close contention and eventually got knocked down for £18,000 to an online buyer from Surrey. The tractors topped at £12,150 for a smart 57HP Kubota Tractor of 2006 with low hours which drove away to a neighbouring county, whilst a Valmet Loader Tractor from the 90’s sold online for £8700. An end user snapped up the JCB Wastemaster Handler for £10,600. Also attracting the attention of an end user after fierce internet competition was fought off was the Bomag BW120 Twin Drum Roller with high hours (3300) making £8600. Several Excavators and Dumpers changed hands exceeding vendors’ requirements. Also looking very well sold was a caged Ifor Williams Tipping Trailer which are being sold new for £3750 Romped home at £3000. Traffic light trade was the strongest we ve ever seen with a set of 4 going to Ireland for £2600 with others over £1000 twice.
Friday’s activity attracted 260 online purchasers a number that our saleroom wouldn’t be able to accommodate half of if they attended in person not to mention the hiatus in the car park! Something really remarkable has happened with our internet sales having a good audience both locally and overseas and Husseys is fast establishing themselves as the Expert Export Auction with a high percentage of the kit being sent abroad again. Traffic lights headed the section at £900 going to Ireland. Poland will see the benefit of the ex hire Plate Compactors with 2 going for £760 & £700 with Romania being on the receiving end of another at £720. A pair of unused Lister Water Pumps that were saved from the scrap bin sold for £520 a piece. A garden shredder created a buzz and evened out at £500. A Clay Pigeon Trap shot to £500 with others at £300. You could tell a satisfactory day's trading was had by the amount of pencil sharpenings that ended on the office floor.
May we take this chance to wish all our customers the compliments of the season!