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Machinery auction report: ‘Very strong’ demand leads to 85% clearance

Report: Hennessy Auctioneers’ fully online farm machinery auction – which it held on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, recorded an 85% clearance.

According to a spokesperson, 451 lots went under the hammer at the old mart in Portlaoise, Co Laois.

The auction included several special executor and retirement dispersal sales.

Speaking following the auction, a spokesperson told That’s Farming:

“We had 674 registered bidders. Demand was very strong for all types of equipment, but the better modern lots are attracting a lot of overseas interest.”

“Our next auction will take place on Saturday, February 26th, 2022,” the spokesperson added.

Machinery prices:

Here is a selection of lots that went under the hammer on the day. The spokesperson stated that “there is no VAT on any those prices unless otherwise stated just commission 5%, plus 23% VAT on commission only. Our fees are capped at €1,000 per item.”

  • 2001 New Holland TM 135 sold @ 20500
  • 1996 JCB 530-110 Telehandler sold @ 15600
  • 1988 Zetor 16145 sold @ 15500
  • Eamon Power 22’ Cattle Trailer sold @ 12000
  • 1992 MF 390 2WD sold @ 11500
  • Looby 24’ Cattle Trailer sold @ 8250
  • Sanderson 726 Teleporter sold @ 7900
  • 06 Toyota Hilux sold @ 5800
  • 06 Toyota Landcruiser sold @ 5450
  • Accord One Pass sold @ 4900
  • Mobile Cattle Crush sold @ 4100
  • Honda 420 Quad sold @ 3650
  • Abbey Agitator sold @ 3200
  • Tuffmac Diesel Bowser sold @ 3050
  • Recovery Trailer sold @ 2850
  • 2016 JD 6155R 6700 hours unsold @ 69000 (no vat)
  • 2017 Armatrac 1104 tractor unsold @ 24000
  • McConnell PA5455 Hedgecutter unsold @ 20900 inc vat
  • 2003 JD 3800 Teleporter unsold @ 14500
  • Richard Western 17T Spreader unsold @ 14000 inc vat
  • Kuhn SW4004 Bale Wrapper unsold @ 14000 inc vat

Farm machinery auction report 

Last month’s auction

Hennessy Auctioneers recorded an 88% clearance at its online machinery auction on Saturday, December 18th, 2021.

It held the fully online auction, in conjunction with LSL Auctions, at the old mart in Portlaoise (Eircode R32 WT10), Co Laois.

Speaking following the auction, a spokesperson told That’s Farming:

“The auction attracted the largest registration ever of online bidders with 773 registered bidders. There was a 88% clearance of 462 lots.”

“The demand was very strong for all types of equipment. However, the well-minded gear is attracting a lot of interest, including UK interest,” the spokesperson added.

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