Massey Ferguson 1085 Tractor Sold for Record Price Saturday

Walk back in time with me here folks...

September of 1990. On a farm auction in southeast Minnesota, a 1975 Massey Ferguson 1085 tractor with 3,507 hours in good condition, M&W turbo, ROPS canopy, sold for $6,200. Good solid tractor. Good solid price.

Ok, now let's leave our time machine and come back to today, or more specifically to this past Saturday, January 12, 2019. We find ourselves at the Hoyt Farms auction in west-central Illinois (Colchester, IL) by Sullivan Auctioneers ( Another good condition Massey Ferguson 1085 tractor is up for sale, this one a 1974 model showing 3,243 hours, open station, repainted. Here's a picture of it.


It sold for $9,500. New record high auction price on a Massey Ferguson 1085. Here's a look at the Top 10 highest auction prices I've seen on 1085's.

Highest Auction Prices on Massey Ferguson 1085 Tractors

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So there's your look at what the very nicest Massey Ferguson 1085's have sold for, but what about the not so nice ones? Well, here's look at the Avg. Auction Price with High & Low over the past 3 years:

Massey Ferguson 1085 Tractor Values

Calendar Year Avg. Auction Price High Low
2018 $3,557 $5,500 $2,100
2017 $4,408 $8,300 $1,100
2016 $3,342 $5,010 $1,600
2015 $3,850 $8,500 $800

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Here's a link to view (6) Massey Ferguson 1085 Tractors for sale today: