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RSS By: Greg Peterson, AgWeb.com

Learn how to better manage your machinery investments from Greg Peterson, a.k.a. "Machinery Pete." He's been researching and analyzing machinery auction prices for more than 20 years.

Recap of Recent Notable Tractor Sale Prices

Jul 07, 2014

 Recently, I covered a farm retirement auction in north-central Iowa where a nice 2008 John Deere 8430 MFWD tractor with 1476 hours sold for $170,000. How does that compare to what other 8430s have been selling for? See for yourself with data straight from the MachineryPete.com database:

$149,000: 2009 model, 2,296 hours, April 3, 2014, northeast Indian
$154,000: 2009 model, 2,000 hours, March 15, 2014, west-central Michigan
$148,000: 2006 model, 3,639 hours, February 7, 2013, northeast Indiana
$155,000: 2006 model, 2,870 hours, January 11, 2013, northwest Indiana
$140,000: 2007 model, 1,444 hours, December 3, 2013, northeast Missouri
$158,100: 2008 model, 2,927 hours, February 18, 2013, west-central Minnesota
$106,000: 2009 model, 5,500 hours, April 10, 2013, northeast Texas
$189,000: 2009 model, 675 hours, March 5, 2013, north-central Iowa
$199,500: 2009 model, 1,150 hours, November 18, 2013, south-central Kansas
$130,500: sold Jan. 1, 2013, northeast Mississippi
$135,500: 1,809 hours, February 7, 2013, northeast Indiana
$174,500: 1,302 hours, January 17, 2013, east-central Nebraska

 

Here's YouTube video I shot of the John Deere 8430 selling on the June 26, 2014 farm retirement auction in north-central Iowa: 

And just for fun, here’s a record sale on an Allis Chalmers D21 tractor! Here's the YouTube video I shot on June 28th at the collector auction in Bedford, Iowa:

 

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