John Deere 4555 Sold for Record Price on South Dakota Auction

March is a very busy auction month. The busiest on the calendar. Always Fun time of year - Machinery Pete’s March Madness :slight_smile:

Just learned of another new record high sale price…looping back to a March 13 online consignment auction by the good folks at Jark/Worlie Auction Service ( in South Dakota. The beautiful JD 4555 pictured below sold on this sale.

1989 JD 4555 with 3411 hours, 2nd owner, PS, sold: $100,000


Wow - now the 4 Highest auction sale prices ever on JD 4555 Tractors have all come since July '22 - the past 21 mo., including the 1990 model 4555 MFWD with 4500 hours sold last Thursday evening on the Kingsley, IA online collector auction for $94,500. Here’s picture of that one.

Going deeper, 12 of the 14 Highest auction sale prices ever on 4555’s have come the past 26 mo.

You’ve heard the saying “That Was Then, This is Now”…20 Years Ago on 9/11/04 auction in Craig, NE a JD 4555 with only 294 hours, in excellent condition, sold for $65,000. That $65K record high auction price on JD 4555 stood for 8 1/2 Years.

That Was Then. This Is Now - $100K last month on South Dakota auction with 3411 hours.

Link to 8 JD 4555’s For Sale Today:

Machinery Pete