1981 John Deere 4240 with 3090 Hours Sold Big Money Yesterday on Nebraska Auction

I’ve documented over 1,000 sale prices on JD 4240 Tractors sold at auction the past 33+ years.

15 of the 19 highest auction prices ever on JD 4240’s have come the past 2 years. 12 of the 19 highest prices in just the past year. Wow.

Yesterday, Feb. 27, 2023, on the Robert and Larry Gray farm retirement auction in Albion, Neb. by my good friends at John Temme Auction & Realty a beautiful original low hour 4240 sold. Here’s the scoop.

1981 JD 4240 with 3090 hours, original, sold: $44,500
Pete’s Note:$44,500 is the 3rd Highest auction sale price ever on JD 4240 that wasn’t an open station or sold with loader


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Here’s picture of the all time record high auction price JD 4240…beautiful 1982 factory open station with 4285 original hours, sold for $59,000 on famous 11/26/22 Lennox, SD sale for well known John Deere open station collector Gary Peterson. If you missed the Machinery Pete Podcast episode where I interviewed Gary Peterson and his wife Julie on their Beresford, SD farm, listen here: www.MachineryPete.com/podcasts


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