Thainstone Online sale draws to a successful close for the year with the highest sales rate of 2020

Leading auctioneering company, Thainstone Specialist Auctions (a division of ANM Group) held their final live online sale of the year of plant, equipment, machinery, and commercial vehicles of the year at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday 25th November.
The live online auction, featuring an entry of more than 1245 lots, saw the highest sales rate of the year at over 88%.
Mark Barrack, Head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said: “Looking back on the year, despite having to change our entire sales schedule due to COVID, we have adapted to an online only format to comply with Government guidance and this has been incredibly successful, attracting buyers from all over the UK and Europe.  
The top selling lots included a 2020 VW Transporter T30 Van Highline which sold for £30,500 within the Light Commercials and 4x4 category, followed by a 2013 JCB 536-60 Farm Spec Telescopic Handler from the Tractors, Telehandlers & Plant Equipment section selling for £21,500. The Small Plant category saw a Genie Z45 Cherry Picker sell for £5,900 and the Implement and Machinery section saw a Marshall 2000 Litre Slurry Tanker go for £6,900. Within the Heavy Commercials section, a 2005 Renault Kerax 370-33 Cement Mixer achieved £6,000 and a Smart Pick Static Self-Contained Welfare Unit sold for £9,000 within the Trailers and Containers category. A successful timed auction of builder’s equipment was also held.
Mark continued “Online bidders were again enthusiastic throughout this sale and good prices were achieved all round, with light commercials and 4x4 section preforming particularly well. Our next sale takes place on 20th January 2021, and we would encourage customers who are looking to realise fair value for their assets to contact any member of our highly experienced team on 01467 623770. Entries will be accepted from Monday 11th January.”
Top prices
Tractors, Telehandlers and Plant Equipment 
2013 JCB 536-60 Farm Spec Telescopic Handler £21,500
2005 JCB 3CX Wheeled Excavator £18,000
2010 Zetor Proxima 75 Tractor CW Loader £17,000
2010 Manitou MLT 634-120 Telescopic Handler £17,000
Small Plant
Genie Z45 Cherry Picker £5,900
2013 CAN-AM Commander XT1000 RTV £5,000
2008 Honda TRX500 Quad £3,700
2003 John Deere 4410 Compact Tractor £3,500
Implements & Machinery
Marshall 2000 Litre Slurry Tanker £6,900
KV EM85 Five Furrow Reversible Plough £4,600
KV EM85/200 Five Furrow Reversible Plough £4,500
TAARUP 6/4 Mixer Wagon £3,900
Light Commercials & 4x4’s
2020 VW Transporter T30 Highline Van £30,500
2013 Land Rover Defender 130 High Capacity D/C £21,000
2012 Land Rover Defender 110 Utility S/W £19,500
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport SE Tech £13,000
Heavy Commercial
2005 Renault Kerax 370-33 Cement Mixer £6,000
2010 Hino XZU435 7.5 Tonne Beavertail £4,400
2013 Mercedes Econic 2629 Refuse Truck £3,400
Trailers & Containers
Smart Pick Static Self-Contained Welfare Unit £9,000
32’x10’ Double Sleeper Cabin c/w Toilet and Shower £4,500
IW BV105 High Box Trailer £3,600
IW TAS7014 Tri Axle Livestock Trailer £3,600