Auction Prices on Versatile RT490 Combines

Saw pair of combines sold at auction this week…a fairly rare Make/Model.

Versatile RT490.

Do tend to see many more sold at auction up north of the border in Canada. Today (March 26, 2020) a 2014 model Versatile RT490 showing 289 sep. hours sold with a MacDon 14’ header for $58,399 (U.S). Here’s a picture of it:

Last Saturday (March 21, 2020) on an online auction in Clinton, IL by Martin Auction Service a 2014 model RT490 with 350 sep. hours (no heads) sold for $42,750. Here’s a pic:

Here’s look at (14) Versatile RT490 Combines sold at auction over the past 17 months. Note how many were sold by our friends at Ritchie Bros.


The highest sale price of the bunch…the 2015 model RT490 with only 51 engine hours sold on a November 6, 2018 consignment auction in Regina, SK, with a MacDon 15’ header, for $103,019 (U.S)…$135,000 CAD. Here’s a picture of it:

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