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Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers



3201 West Pulaski Highway
North East, MD 21901
Phone: 410-287-4330   Fax: 410-287-4332
http://www.rbauction.com


Voting Member: Brian Tice
410-287-4330



Alternate Member 1: Ryan C. Funck
410-920-4992



A Ritchie Bros. auction is an exciting event: millions of dollars of equipment, thousands of bidders, an item selling almost every minute – often for tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here are some interesting facts from more than 50 years of Ritchie Bros. auctions:

Our first auction

1958 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada – CA$2,000 of furniture sold

Our first auction outside North America

1987 – in Liverpool, the United Kingdom

The largest auction in Ritchie Bros. history

US$203 million of equipment sold over six days at our Orlando, Florida auction site (February 2012)

Our largest Canadian auction

CA$143+ million (US$129+ million) of equipment sold over three days at our Edmonton, Alberta auction site (April 2014)

Our largest auction in Europe

US$67 million of equipment sold over three days at our Moerdijk, the Netherlands auction site (November 2004)

The highest bid ever placed at a Ritchie Bros. auction

 

34 million Euros (US$46 million) – for the 220-ft mega yacht Apoise, at an auction in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (March 2010)

The highest bid placed on a piece of equipment at a Ritchie Bros. auction

US$3.7 million - for a Liebherr LR 1800, 800-ton crawler crane at an auction in Sacramento, California (April 2006)

The most bidders at one auction

More than 9,400 people registered to bid on-site or online at an auction at our Edmonton, Alberta auction site (April 2014)

The most lots ever sold at a Ritchie Bros. auction

Over 10,000 heavy equipment items and trucks sold over six days at our Orlando, Florida auction site (February 2012)

Most equipment sold to online bidders at one auction

CA$64+ million (US$58+ million) of equipment sold to online bidders participating in an auction at our Edmonton, Alberta auction site (April 2014)

Our largest auction site

Orlando, Florida – 200 acres

Our first permanent auction site

Edmonton, Alberta – opened in 1976