TOP 5 hottest items recently sold on Marketplace-E

June 20, 2022| 4 minutes to read

We’re almost mid-year, time is just flying by. We’ve had thousands of equipment transactions across our used equipment selling channels, whether it’s on our listing website, Mascus, at our European auctions, or on Marketplace-E. In fact, in Q1 2022, we experienced a 52% year-on-year increase in equipment transactions for Marketplace-E. We also registered a 56% increase in sellers in Europe. Let’s have a look at the Top 5 most expensive & unique items sold in Europe on Marketplace-E.

2007 Liebherr LTM1200-5.1 All-Terrain Crane

Sitting in the top spot is this monster of a machine, a magnificent Liebherr LTM1200-5.1 all-terrain crane from 2007. It was sold last May for 445,000 EUR (381,300 GBP). Quite a ride, isn’t it? It was a typical European transaction as the equipment left the Netherlands to join its new owner in Italy.

2021 Renault C440 8x4 Sleeper Vacuum Excavator Truck

Second place goes to… a machine we rarely see in our auctions and marketplace inventories – a sleeper vacuum excavator truck. This unused 2021 Renault C440 8x4 was sold for 327,000 EUR (305,900 GBP) last February. It was a national transaction, as both seller and buyer were French.

Marketplace-E Facts

  • Marketplace-E is Ritchie Bros.’ online equipment marketplace with "Make Offer" and "Buy Now" options
  • Equipment sellers can set a reserve price on Marketplace-E (at our online auctions they can’t)
  • Our Marketplace-E Specialists team assists with transactions between seller and buyer, and provides support in 14 languages
  • Top European selling countries are the UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, and Poland (item location)
  • Top European buyer countries are Poland, France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal (number of items purchased)
  • Top 5 most popular equipment categories sold on Marketplace-E in Europe in 2021-2022 (most volume sold): wheel loaders, motor graders, hydraulic excavators, boom lifts, telescopic forklifts

2012 Terex Cedarapids MVP450X Cone Crusher

Coming in at third place is another unusual machine for our Top 5. A 2012 Terex Cedarapids MVP450X was sold for 250,000 EUR (214,200 GBP) in May 2022. This cone crusher started a long journey across the Atlantic, from Romania to Ecuador! Viva!

2006 CAT D9T Crawler Dozer

Fourth place goes to a 2006 CAT D9T. This crawler dozer was sold for 171,300 EUR (146,800 GBP) in February. A nice, hefty piece of equipment that was shipped from the UK to a buyer in Lebanon.

2018 CAT 725C2 Articulated Dump Truck

Concluding our Top 5 is this 2018 CAT 725C2.  Fans of articulated dump trucks will be happy to see this beautiful beast completing our list. It was sold for 169,100 EUR (145,000 GBP) in April. It was also a European transaction as the item made a trip from the UK to Italy.

Still trying to decide between our auctions and marketplace? Check out our selling channels comparison to learn which one fits your needs the best.

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