Machinery Pete's Top Picks of 2014

December 24, 2014 06:15 AM
 
Machinery Pete's Top Picks of 2014

It's been a hot year on the auction trail, and although we see plenty of quality machines up for sale, some just stand out as, well, special. Here are a few of my favorites from the past year.

 

1983 John Deere 4050 2WD

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This 1983 John Deere 4050 2WD had just 645 one-owner hours. 

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High Dollar John Deere 4020 Tractors

JD4020 IA  45K 2

Machinery Pete has has seen 1,724 John Deere 4020 tractors sold at auction in the past 18 years. Four of the six highest ever sale prices came from a collector auction in southwest Iowa.

Here's a YouTube video Pete put together showing these four John Deere 4020s selling for big dollars.

 

1975 International 1566 with 450 Actual Hours

IHC1566 MN Gehling 450hours

 


Yep, it's true. A 1975 International 1566 tractor with only 450 actual hours went up for sale at an August farm retirement auction in Ostrander, Minn.

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Record Price on Massey Ferguson 399 Tractor

MF399 IA  20400

Lower horsepower tractors in really good condition are holding value very well. An example: This 1995 Massey Ferguson 399 (95 hp) with 2,250 hours.

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Pair of Never Used Gravity Wagons

Brent557 IA  12700  12K

 

 

This pair of never-used Brent 557 gravity wagons sold for $12,700 and $12,000 at a farm auction in north-central Iowa.

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2002 John Deere 6650 Forage Chopper

JD6650-MI-$90K

This 2002 John Deere 6650 forage chopper (no heads) sold for $90,000 at a west-central Michigan farm auction.

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1999 Case IH 9350

CaseIH9350-MI-$78000

This 1999 Case IH 9350 4WD row crop special tractor with 2,634 hours sold for $78,000 at a Nov. 6 farm auction.

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2012 Massey Ferguson 9540 Combine

MF9540-ND

This 2012 Massey Ferguson 9540 combine with 417 engine hours was a feature item at a Grandin, N.D., farm auction.

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2015 Timpte 42’ Trailer

Timpte42-IA-$37250

This 2015 model Timpte 42' hopper bottom grain trailer sold for $37,250 on farm auction in southeast Iowa--a new record high price.

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Allis Chalmers 185 Tractor

AC185-IN-$12750

The new record price of $12,750 was recorded for this Allis Chalmers 185 tractor with 2,475 hours sold at a Nov. 22 farm auction in southwest Indiana.

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To get Machinery Pete’s Pick of the Week via text message each Friday, simply text the word PETE to 283-342.

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