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Euro Auctions’ specialist one day crane sale reaches new heights
15th May 2011  

Global marketing campaign by Euro Auctions results in best prices at crane and mixed plant sale for Fox Brothers Plant Hire and Fox Brothers Crane Hire

Euro Auctions, the UK’s largest auctioneers of construction plant and industrial equipment, was appointed to conduct a one day ‘on site’ sale on behalf of Fox Brothers Plant Hire and Fox Brothers Crane Hire in Blackpool, Lancashire that took place on the 10th May 2011.

By mounting a global marketing campaign, Euro Auctions was able to target special interest buyers throughout Europe, into the Middle East and beyond, resulting in best prices being realised on all equipment for Fox Brothers plant hire and crane hire divisions.

It is fast becoming a trend that when Euro Auctions is contracted to sell ‘on site’ for a client, the sale is seen as an extension of the already busy Euro Auctions calendar, and attracts many familiar faces who ‘fly in’ to the sale, with others bidding online. The Fox Brothers auction was no exception, attracted approaching 400 bidders from 23 countries, with around half attending in person.

Buyers attending the sale on the day had travelled from Egypt, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Iraq, The Netherlands, Poland and Saudi Arabia with Internet bidders attracted from countries including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Spain, Finland, France, Sweden and Slovenia.

This highly specialised sale resulted in strong prices being realised across the entire sale including:

2010 Doosan DX140LC 700mm Pads, QH, Piped, VG, CV, c/w Reverse Camera - £42,000
2005 JCB JZ140 700mm Pads, Blade, Piped, QH - £24,000
2007 CAT 311CU 700mm Pads, QH, CV, VG - £29,000
2010 Doosan DX80R Rubber Tracks, Blade, Offset, Piped, QH - £37,500
2010 Doosan DX55 Rubber Tracks, Blade, Offset, Piped, QH, c/w 5 Buckets - £28,000
2006 Manitou MT1740SLT Turbo c/w QH, Joystick Controls, Sway, Sideshift - £24,000
2006 JCB 531-70 Powershift Telehandler - £22,500
2009 Genie Z45/25J Wheeled Boom Lift Access Platform - £23,500
2010 John Deere 6630 Power Quad 4WD Tractor - £35,000
2007 JCB 3CX P21 Turbo Powershift Sitemaster Backhoe Loader, QH, SRS, Piped - £27,000

In all, 540 lots were sold during this one day sale, with 24% of assets being bought online and 18% of equipment scheduled to be exported from the UK.

For more information on this auction or other up coming events, visit or contact Euro Auctions on 0044 (0) 2882 898262.

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