used equipment

Three JD 4455 Tractors Sold High on Recent Auctions

April 28, 2014

The John Deere 4455, made from 1989-1992 continues to be one of the “hottest”, most sought after used tractors on the market. Three recent farm auction sale prices prove the point.

John Deere 4455

(This tractor sold for $72,000 on an April 4, 2014 farm auction in south-central Minnesota)

Pictured above is a 1990 JD 4455 with 3,729 hours sold for $72,000 on an April 4, 2014 farm auction in south-central Minnesota. That is the 3rd highest auction sale price I’ve ever seen on a 4455 (sold without loader), and I’ve seen 348 sold over the past 18+ years.

Real-Time Online Equipment Bidding Available with

March 11, 2014

Visitors to, the “largest, oldest and finest worldwide marketplace for used Agriculture, Residential, Construction, Golf & Turf and Forestry equipment,” now have the opportunity to live-bid for used equipment units online, with the introduction of

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Used equipment on up for auction will include a “currently available on MachineFinder Auctions” button (see image below) to indicate the equipment is listed on, allowing visitors to engage in online bidding.

Let’s walk through some of the steps that need to be taken prior to having bidding access as well as some features of the new site.

4 John Deere Tractors Sell for Record Prices at Iowa Auction

December 15, 2011

Wow, only 400 acres.

That’s all Ronald Gramenz farmed near Independence, IA. But Mr. Gramenz had quite a line of impressive, very low hour John Deere equipment. This past Tuesday, December 6, 2011, I traveled to Independence, IA to cover the estate farm auction for Mr. Gramenz. Sullivan Auctioneers out of Hamilton, IL had the sale. So how did the sale go?