Farm Equipment Auction Results: May 2023

Jun. 06, 2023 • Analysis

We’re digging into the equipment auction data from May. Last month, we listed nearly 10,000 equipment lots and saw tractors and sprayers bring in top dollar.

Take a look below at the top auction sales across equipment categories, average listing prices, and a pair of International Harvester 1456s featured on Facebook!


Kevin DeWitt Auctions sold a 2014 John Deere 8335R on May 3, 2023, for $238,750.

Specs for this John Deere 8335R include:

  • Hours: 2,536
  • MFWD
  • HP: 335
  • Rear PTO
  • More: 16f/4r, ILS Front Axle, 2630 Display, 85CC Hyd. Pump, 4 Remotes, Hid Light Pkg, Foot Throttle, 9L Engine, 480/80RX50 Duals

2014 John Deere 8335R Tractor

In the past month, the average list price for John Deere 8335Rs at dealerships with 2,501-3,000 hours was $209,500.

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Self-Propelled Sprayer

DPA Equipment Auctions sold a 2019 John Deere R4045 self-propelled sprayer for $282,000 on May 2, 2023.

Specs for this John Deere R4045 include:

  • Hours: 1,841
  • Capacity: 1,200 Gallons
  • John Deere Diesel Engine, Hydrostatic Drive, 1,200 Gallon Stainless Steel Liquid System, 120′ Boom, 6-Way Nozzle Bodies, StarFire 6000 Globe, Dual John Deere Displays, Front Load, Saddle Mounted Poly Rinse Tank, Stainless Steel Chemical Inductor, 480/80R50 Row Crop Tires. There is a crack in lower right front glass.

2019 John Deere R4045 Self Propelled Sprayer

In the last month, the average list price for John Deere R4045 sprayers at dealerships with 1,501-2,000 hours was $341,253.

Vertical Tillage

Pifer’s Auction & Realty sold a 2017 Salford 2141 for $87,250 on May 4, 2023.

Specs for this Salford Vertical Till implement include:

  • 40 ft. Working Width, Double Tine Harrow, Rolling Baskets, Hydraulic Hitch

2017 Salford 2141 Vertical Tillage

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Class 8 Combine

Purple Wave Auction sold a 2010 Case IH 8120 Axial Flow Combine for $113,300 on May 23, 2023.

Specs for this Case IH 8120 include:

  • Engine Hours: 2390
  • Separator Hours: 1,686
  • More: Engine Cylinders: 6, Fuel type: Diesel, Transmission: Hydrostatic, Single Point Header Coupler, Feederhouse: Lateral Tilt, Variable Speed, Reverser Chaff Spreader, Straw Chopper Power, Unloading Auger Length: 22′ 6″, Tires Front: 520/85R42, Rear: 540/65R30 Duals

2010 Case IH 8120 Class 8 Combine

The average listing price of Case IH 8120s with 2,001-2,500 hours at dealerships in the past month is $100,740.

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Mid-American Auction Co. sold the highest priced skid steer, a single-owner 2021 Bobcat S850 with utility bucket, on May 20, 2023, for $69,000.

Specs for this skid steer include:

  • Hours: 143
  • More: Heat, Air, Heated/Air Seat, Deluxe Instrumentation, Auto Ride Control, Hand/Foot Controls, 2-Speed, Power Bob-Tach, Sells with 78” utility bucket

Bobcat S850 Skid Steer

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Facebook Favorites

We featured a pair of International Harvester 1456s on a Facebook #TwoForTuesday and created some buzz around these popular machines.

One of the 1456s sold by McGrew Equipment Company on May 9, 2023, for a final sale price of $14,750.

Specs for this 1456 include:

  • HP: 144
  • Hours: Unknown
  • 2WD
  • 540/1000 PTO
  • More: International 1456 Tractor Open Station, 8F/4R Geared Transmission, International Harvester Diesel, 3PT, Drawbar, 2 Sets Of Remotes, 10-16 Front Tires, 24.5-32 Rear Tires, Hour Meter Illegible

International Harvester 1456 Sold May 9

The second 1970 International Harvester 1456 featured in our post sold on May 30, 2023, by Zomer Auctions for $17,250.

Specs for this International Harvester 1456 Turbo Tractor include:

  • Hours: 4,144
  • Drive: 2WD
  • HP: 144
  • More: Good Torque and Clutch, New Wiring Harness, New 10.00-16 Front Tires, 18.4-38 Rear (one rear tire has been patched), 2 Sets of Wheel Weights, Front Weight Bracket

International Harvester 1456 Sold On May 30

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