Two more record high auction sale prices were established on a January 12, 2011 farm auction in Dana, IN.
* 1998 JD 8100 2WD tractor with 1,616 hours sold for $72,000, making it the highest auction price I have ever seen on a 2WD 8100.
* 2004 JD 8420 MFWD tractor with 1,432 hours sold for $144,000. The previous record high auction sale price was $139,500.
Check out the auction action for yourself in this Youtube video I posted the evening of the auction, January 12th:
About Machinery Pete: Greg “Machinery Pete” Peterson has been working in the agricultural industry for 21 years and details agricultural equipment prices and trends at his website, Machinerypete.com. Greg also writes columns for Successful Farming magazine, Implement & Tractor magazine, Agriculture.com web site and also appears on the Machinery Show on RFD-TV.