Phone Rang Off the Hook for this Tractor
Jan 17, 2014
"My God did I get calls on that tractor."
That was my auctioneer friend Bill Kruse's reply when I asked him about the 2000 Ford-NH 8670 2WD tractor with 1,720 hours (pictured above) he sold on a farm auction Wednesday (Jan. 15, 2014) in east-central Illinois (Saybrook, IL).
"I had calls from Iowa, Wisconsin to Pennsylvania," said Kruse. The beautiful 8670 wound up selling for a price that tied the highest auction price I've seen in 18+ years:
Get this, the other Ford-NH 8670 I saw sell for $66,000....a 1998 model, front-wheel assist, with only 215 hours, sold on a January 20, 1999 auction in southwest Minnesota.
Just more proof here folks of the rising demand for very good condition used tractors of all colors and sizes with a bit of age on them. As I've been saying for a while now...show me a super nice 10, 15, 20+ year old tractor with low hours for sale at auction and I'll show you some hot bidding action.
Here's a picture of another nice Ford-NH 8670 sold recently for big $$...a 1993 model with 2,168 hours, front-wheel assist, sold for $62,500 on an 8/24/13 auction in northwest Missorui:
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