Bridgeport, NE –Bill Seaworth and Arnold Harimon of Gary Implements Inc. in Bridgeport Nebraska announced today that the date of the Largest Antique Agriculture Equipment auction in the world has been set by the owner’s. Approximately 20,000 pieces of equipment to be auctioned April 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2008 at 9:00am daily. There will be two auction rings conducted simultaneously running each day until all the equipment is sold. “Every piece sells to the highest bidder regardless of price”.
Featured in this auction is nearly 3000 tractors, 500 heavy duty modern tractors, 2500 antique tractors, including 1500 John Deere tractors, approximately 250 International tractors, plus Allis Chambers, Massey Harris, Minneapolis Moline, Case, and Massey Ferguson.
There are approximately 250 self propelled combines, 6000-7000 pieces of farm implements from small plows to huge tillers, 200 front end loaders of all types, 100 new brush hog mowers, 100-3pt. blades, 100 new post hole diggers, new trailers, new horse trailers, delivery trucks, pick-ups, 300 pieces of hay and Forage equipment, and most any farm implement ever manufactured.
There are approximately 3000-4000 toys of all kinds, of which 2000 are still in the boxes, approximately 1000 antique tractor seats, Approximately 1000 antique drill ends to mount on the wall and other antique smaller type items. Plus, modern collectables such as cast iron animals, wall plaques. Other show room items such as new air compressors, mowers and small items are in the auction.
The Real Estate which includes this entire 300 acres will be sold in 4 different parcels. Parcel #1. The base modern equipment operation, Parcel #2. The used modern equipment site, Parcel #3. The huge parts Parcel, Parcel #4 The large antique tractor, trucks, and equipment lot. 100% financing is available for every item in the auction through Bank of America. Pre-sale approval can be obtained by calling 866-277-5365 and mention the Kruse Auction. Commercial credit will offer lease purchases by calling 800-878-8053.
There are about 150 very rare antique tractors and antique cars including a 1908 IHC Depot Hack totally restored truck with leather interior. Waterloo Boys, Rumley’s, JD 330, etc.
There are approximately 5000 pieces of items in the parts yard. They include dual wheels, tires and rims, front and rear wheels, fenders, hoods, tractor, combines, forage equipment, hay equipment, tiling equipment, antique tractor and several miles of irrigation pipe and thousands of other items.
No other auction of this type has had so many items in one auction. Bank of America will finance 100% of any item purchased in the auction. Their phone number is 866-277-5365 and they will be set up on site sale day. Commercial Capital can lease you anything in this auction, you will need to make prior arrangements by calling 800-878-8053.
The auction company will be Kruse International of Auburn, Indiana. Kruse has handled major Ag auctions throughout America, including the Wenger Auction in Meyestown, Pennsylvania with 800 tractors and implements. Last March they held the Penny Weber antique tractor auction in Yuma, Arizona which was the largest held in the county up to that point. A preliminary brochure is available for free and the final catalog with single items pictured will be available by March 1st, 2008 for the cost of $20.00 which includes a catalog, a bidders pass, and admission for two everyday. Those may be obtained by calling 800-968-4444.
The sale site auction office phone number is 308-262-1242.