1986 JD 4250 2WD with 3822 Hours Sold Yesterday on Montana Auction

1980’s 2WD model tractor, low hours…recipe for strong bidding.

This scenario played out yesterday in an online farm auction in Billings, MT on a 1986 John Deere 4250 2WD tractor with 3,822 hours, a sale by our long time friends at Musser Bros. Auctions and Real Estate (www.mbauction.com). Here’s a picture of the 4250:

Sold: $29,906.

That is a 34.5% premium over the current Avg. Auction Price on John Deere 4250 tractors ($22,243). Here’s a look at Avg. Auction Price going back over the past 8 years, including a look at High/Low auction prices for each calendar year.

Avg. Auction Price on John Deere 4250 Tractors

Sleuth through our data and you’ll find that $50K is the highest auction sale price we’ve ever seen on a John Deere 4250, back on a 9/24/16 farm auction in Dewitt, MI for a 1983 model 4250 2WD with only 947 hours, 1 owner, Quad Range. That auction was by great team at Miedema Auctioneering (www.miedemaauctioneering.com). Here’s a pic of that record setting $50K JD 4250.

Here’s a look at recent auction sale prices on JD 4250’s:

Recent Auction Prices on John Deere 4250 Tractors

For comparison, the current Avg. Dealer Advertised Price on John Deere 4250 Tractors = $30,740.

"Tractor Specs" on John Deere 4250’s: https://www.machinerypete.com/specs/john-deere/4250/7325

Here’s link to view (13) John Deere 4250’s for sale today: https://www.machinerypete.com/tractors/100-174-hp/john-deere/4250

Machinery Pete


Seems like that cut down front end would hurt the value. Guess not.