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Catherina Cunnane
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250 lots for multi-item machinery auction

Cheffins Auction

An auction sale of agricultural tractors, loading shovels, vehicles, implements and spares will take place later this month.

Cheffins is holding the multi-item sale – which has some 250 lots catalogued – at Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire, in the UK at 10:30 am Thursday, June 30th, 2022.

Vehicles include:

  • 1990 Volvo BM L70 loading shovel;
  • 1977 Ford 7700 +L;
  • Ferguson TE-20 (5);
  • Ford Ferguson 9NAN;
  • 2007 Iveco Eurocargo horsebox;
  • 1993 Land Rover Discovery V8.


  • Vaderstad Roller rolls 18ft;
  • Dowdeswell DP7 4-furrow plough;
  • Wessex horsebox;
  • Ifor Williams TA5G livestock trailer;
  • Ferguson Earth Scoop;
  • Ferguson cultivator;
  • Ransomes C90 3-leg subsoiler;
  • Twose yard scraper;
  • Bomford SuperFlow cultivator;
  • Amazone ZA-M Compact fertiliser spreader;
  • Cherry products: bag lifter, bale handlers and buckets;
  • Implement spares;
  • Workshop equipment;
  • Wheels;
  • Tyres.
Post-auction report:

Buyers paid “high prices” of up to £53,600 at Cheffins’ most recent on-site sale of over 60 classic tractors and selected vehicles.

The East Anglian-based auctioneer held the sale on May 28th, 2022, in Winkleigh, Devon, on behalf of well-known enthusiast and machinery dealer, Rodney Cowle.

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Cheffins sold the first part of the Rodney Cowle collection in May 2019, and 40 tractors, including Ford and Ford-based derivatives, came under the hammer.

Some sample machinery prices from the 2022 sale, which attracted over 60 classic tractors:

  • 1989 Ford 7810 Silver Jubilee; £53,600;
  • County 1184: £50,384;
  • 1985 Massey Ferguson 4880: £43,952;
  • 1978 John Deere 4850: £31,088;
  • Ford 8730: £30,016.

Speaking following the machinery auction, Oliver Godfrey, head of the machinery department at Cheffins, said:

“Rodney is known for having a fantastic eye for original classic tractors and has been able to source some rare, quality examples from worldwide.”

“The sale saw a buoyant trade with a great attendance and tons of bidders signed up online. The second part of the Rodney Cowle collection saw much pre-sale interest.”

“The market for these classic tractors continues to gather pace. We regularly see record prices paid for various marques and models at various sales across the country.”

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