August was a busy month for the GTH Farm Sales team with several on farm machinery sales, ending with the AK Hosie & Sons LTD Machinery Sale at Sandhills Farm, Sherborne on the 23rd August.

Totalling over £600,000 with only 52 lots, the sale was described by auctioneer, Tom Mellor, as a sale of ‘quality over quantity’.

The sale saw purchasers from Yorkshire, Kent, Monmouth, Reading and everywhere in-between, creating the following headline prices. The top price of £75,000 went to a Krone Big Pack 1290 HDP Square Baler, followed by a (2018) Case Optum 270 CVX Tractor, which sold for £67,000 and a (2015) John Deere 6140R Loader Tractor, which sold for £52,000.

Other notable prices included £46,500 for a (2019) Massey Ferguson 7720s Dyna 6 Tractor, £43,500 for a (2021) McHale Fusion 3 Round Baler/Wrapper, £34,500 for a (2017) New Holland T7.190 Tractor and £33,500 for a New Holland Baler 890. The GTH Farm Sales team looks ahead to the upcoming machinery sales, including the East Devon Collective on Wednesday 7th September and the Dispersal of Agricultural Machinery for FH Bartlett on Tuesday 20th September.  If you have any queries with the above sales or would like to discuss a potential sale of your own, please contact the Farm Sales Team on 01278 410250.