John Deere 8120 Tractor Sold for Record Price on Indiana Farm Auction Wednesday

I remember it like it was yesterday.

March 31, 2012.

I drove to Ridgeway, IA to cover and film a very nice farm retirement auction by great team at Sweeney Auction Service. Everything sold very strong on that sale, including the headline tractor, a 2004 JD 8120 with 1033 hours. It sold for a record high auction sale price of $138,000. Here’s the Machinery Pete Youtube video I posted of it selling:

That $138,000 record sale price lasted for nearly 10 1/2 years. Until Wednesday of this week, when the 8120 pictured below, with pushing 3 times as many hours, sold on the Doug Gilbert online farm auction in Warren, IN by Sullivan Auctioneers (

2004 JD 8120 with 2749 hours, sold: $144,000


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Machinery Pete

That is a nice looking John Deere 8120 tractor.