High Prices Saturday on Ray & Eunice Paul Farm Auction in Fayette, IA

Numerous folks told me about this sale…“Pete, this is really nice clean equipment.”

Wow, they weren’t kidding.

Talking about the Ray and Eunice Paul farm retirement auction Saturday (August 24, 2019) in Fayette, IA by my long-time friends at Sweeney Auction Service (www.sweeneyauctionservice.com). A pair of Gold Key Tour John Deere tractors and a Gold Key combine. 1 owner stuff. Low hours. Super clean.

So…how did things sell? Here are a few highlights:

2013 JD 8285R, IVT, ILS, 859 hours, Gold Key, 1 owner: $187,000

Pete’s Note:Highest auction price on a JD 8285R since Dec. 2014

2013 JD 8260R, IVT, ILS, 821 hours, Gold Key, 1 owner: $182,500

Pete’s Note:3rd highest auction price ever on 8260R. Highest auction price since Nov. 2014

1988 JD 4450 MFWD, QR, 4548 hours, 1 owner: $47,000 (JD 740 loader sold separate: $9,200)

Pete’s Note:3rd highest auction price this year on 4450 sold w/out loader…Highest: $51K on 3/9/19 consignment auction in northwest Ohio, 1983 model, 3340 hours

1957 IHC 350 gas row crop, repainted, 1 owner: $6,100 (IHC 311 3-14 plow sold separate)

Pete’s Note:3rd highest auction price on 350 the past 14 mo.

2012 JD S660 with 898 engine hours, Gold Key, 1 owner: $127,750

Pete’s Note:Avg. Auction Price on last (11) 2012 model S660’s sold = $107,860 (High: $141K)

2013 JD 1770NT 16-row CCS planter, 1 owner, 400 ac. on new opening discs: $70,000

Here’s the full sale price report from this August 24th farm retirement auction for Ray and Eunice Paul in Fayette, IA:

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Machinery Pete