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Dome valley auction results

LukeSte

Subscriber
for all of us that couldnt make is, we are wondering what things went for. the steam engines in particular, the rumely H, and what some of the bone yard tractors went for.

what was the crowd like? anxious bidders?? nervous? or money burning holes on pockets?

were most after tractors or steamers?

what did people say about the bidders premium and buying bidding numbers??

thanks from all of us envious people that couldnt make it
 

George Best

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

I'm waiting to see what German George has to say about the auction.

Wonder if anyone we know was able to get a good tractor at the sale.

I'll get to visit German George the end of May, so I'm sure I'll hear all about the auction then, but it is hard waiting.

Wonder how long it will take before Kruse to posts the auction results?
 

RustyJunkMan

New member
Re: dome valley auction results

I am HAPPY to report that the Werth Family of Symco Fame are the new owners of a 12/25 Case. After messing around all day at the HOT auction site they got their game. Someone asked about the H Rumely and that went for 21 grand. I think the Symco bunch is so wore out from waiting for their Case that they won't even have steam for the Platium Caberet. CONGRATULATIONS. 3,000 miles is a long way to go for a tractor.
RustyJunkMan
 

Ron Davis

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

For all who could not make it was a good time prices where hi,No VERY HI,,But was a good time and lots of bs going on,,

Some prices :brows:
# 1410 Avery Steam engine underslung 34,000
# 1412 28,000
# 1434 Sawyer massey 80,000
# 2169 case 20 40 54,000
# 2159 1923 massey 90,000
# 2170 Avery light weight 45,000
# 4521 30 60 hart parr 90,000
# 4544 1914 Aultman 30 60 57,000
# 1438 massey harris 23,000
the titans went for 9 to 12 K and they where all 10/20s
most all the peddel tractors went from 300 to 900 :shrug:
and most of the gas engines went just as high :rant:

Great to meet all who went:wave:
 

David Parfitt

Active member
Re: dome valley auction results

Here is a listing of prices that I noted down for most of the steel-wheeled items that sold on Saturday:

1410 Avery steamer 35000
1412 Avery 25-50? 26000
1413 Case 25-45 15000
1423 Sawyer-Massey steamer 37000
1434 Sawyer-Massey 27-50? 84000
1438 M-H Challenger (wide front) 24000
1454 Wallis Cub 43500
1476 Sawyer-Massey 11-22 pass
1487 Wallis Cub 30000
1490 Samson M (no front end) 2250
2143 Case 75hp steamer 110000
2159 M-H No.3 82500
2169 Case 20-40 54000
2170 Avery 12-25 45000
3067 Wallis Cub Junior 26000
3084 M-H Orchard Pacemaker 16000
4521 Hart-Parr 30-60 90000
4522 Hart-Parr 28-50 23500
4523 Hart-Parr 16-30 13000
4524 Hart-Parr 30 15000
4525 Minneapolis 22-44 67500
4526 Twin City 20-35 11000
4528 Case 12-25 42500
4529 Case 10-20 30000
4530 Case 15-27 10000
4531 Case 10-18 9500
4532 Case 9-18 23500
4539 Rumely M 15000
4540 Rumely H 21000
4541 Huber 9500
4542 Lauson 32500
4543 Baker 17000
4544 Aultman-Taylor 30-60 58000
4545 Aultman-Taylor steamer 13000
4559 M-H GP 17000
4560 Wallis Orchard 9500
4561 Wallis 20-30 8000
4562 Wallis 12-20 6500
4563 M-H No.2 62500
4564 Little Bull 70000
4565 Big Bull 65000
 
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Eric Best

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

It seems like prices are a bit light on some of the bigger items, given the rabidity with which money has been spent on big iron in recent history. Maybe Kruse's massive charges for the priviledge of spending one's money took its toll, as expected.

Maybe there is hope for some of us mere mortals to obtain big iron, yet!:crazy:
 

Robert Holt

New member
Re: dome valley auction results

Hi george. i bought lot 4531 a case 10-18, then after speeking to german george to see how he had gone on with the lot's he was after yesterday bought it off me for the same price so we will both see it in germaney later on in the year .....Robert :wave:
 

George Best

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

Are the amounts listed for the Big Bull and Little Bull correct?

I would believe 6500 and 7000, but find it hard to believe that someone would pay ten times that amount.
 
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Jim Jake Templin

Guest
Re: dome valley auction results

I imagine most of the inflated prices are an indication of the further rape of America's agricultural heritage by ravenous Europeans.

Ain't it great to see that the only place the dollar is strong is China (as long as its buying slave labor consumer goods):rant:
 

Craig A

Moderator
Staff member
Re: dome valley auction results

Are the amounts listed for the Big Bull and Little Bull correct?

I would believe 6500 and 7000, but find it hard to believe that someone would pay ten times that amount.
The last Bull tractor to sell at auction sold a couple years ago (I THINK) in Texas.
It brought around $62,500 as I recall.
 

Sawyer-Massey 11-22

Well-known member
Re: dome valley auction results

Following along on G's comment, "They ain't makin' em anymore", I was saddened to see that someone passed on the one Sawyer 11-22. Why?? Who ever bought the one should have surely bought the other, fore when they get the one home that they bought, they will indeed find something missing and say, why did we not buy the other skeleton.

Robert
 

DesertExplorer

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

The first Sawyer 11-22 sold on Friday and went for around 2,200. The engine was missing a lot of parts... other parts were missing on the tractor also. In my opinion it sold kinda soft. The second Sawyer 11-22 sold on Saturday and went for around 5,000 and was missing a lot more parts. A pallet of parts were sold on Sunday at the parts yard for around 700. An extra Erd engine went for 1,000. I think the buyers of the two tractors worked out something so they wouldn't be bidding against each other.;)
 

George Best

Subscriber
Re: dome valley auction results

The last Bull tractor to sell at auction sold a couple years ago (I THINK) in Texas.
It brought around $62,500 as I recall.

Craig,

Guess I sold my Big Bull too cheap. I only got $1500 for it:bonk:

It was a project tractor, but the guy I sold it to restored it and it is a runner now.

Still can't see why anyone would want one to pay that much for a Bull tractor when there are so many better tractors.
 

Phil Johnson

Sponsor
Re: dome valley auction results

While were talking about tractor prices; I have a chance to buy a very original, complete, strong running Massey Harris/ Wallis 12-20, about '28 or '29 vintage. Very good sheet metal etc. and all tanks and water injection system intact. Is $3500 Can a good price?? I'm usually involved with early Allis.
 
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Jim Jake Templin

Guest
Re: dome valley auction results

While were talking about tractor prices; I have a chance to buy a very original, complete, strong running Massey Harris/ Wallis 12-20, about '28 or '29 vintage. Very good sheet metal etc. and all tanks and water injection system intact. Is $3500 Can a good price?? I'm usually involved with early Allis.
YES!! That is plenty fair.
 

Craig A

Moderator
Staff member
Re: dome valley auction results

Still can't see why anyone would want one to pay that much for a Bull tractor when there are so many better tractors.

George, as far as tractors go Avery's aren't much better!
But I love my Avery anyway............:confused:
Like anything else......someone has to want it (even if it's YOU......... :D ) or it isn't worth anything.

Then there's the WEIRD factor......I like tractors that don't look like "normal" tractors.

"And that's the way it is, March 5th, 2007"................. ;)

PS: I could MAKE room for a Bull tractor in my shed................... :rolleyes:
 

Andrew Yeary

New member
Re: dome valley auction results

Following along on G's comment, "They ain't makin' em anymore", I was saddened to see that someone passed on the one Sawyer 11-22. Why?? Who ever bought the one should have surely bought the other, fore when they get the one home that they bought, they will indeed find something missing and say, why did we not buy the other skeleton.

Robert
A friend Of mine bought the first 11-22 that sold. His buddy bought the Other one. I think they went in on the pallet of parts together to split. My friend already has an extra Erd motor. Between the two tractors they are going to swap and make new parts for each other. Its a good deal for both of them.
 
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