A 2019 New Holland T7.190 power command tractor, attracted the lead price of £60,000 at a live online collective sale of machinery at Thainstone Centre.

The event, which saw in excess of 1800 entries also saw a 2014 DAF CF85.400 8x4 tipper achieve £20,500, with a 2012 Richard Wester 14t grain trailer making £16,000.

Mark Barrack, head of Thainstone Specialist Auctions, said: “We were pleased to see a steady increase in the volume of entries which demonstrates the continued demand in the market for good quality second-hand equipment.

"Online bidders joined with enthusiasm with 664 bidders registering online throughout the sale. The online platform allows users the flexibility to participate from their chosen location and by reaching a diverse range of bidders we are able to ensure that all goods are exposed to a comprehensive network of buyers and sellers meaning the true value is achieved throughout the auction.”

Leading prices

Plant, agricultural, commercial vehicles and heavy commercials – £60,000, 2019 New Holland T7.190 Power Command tractor; £20,500, 2014 DAF CF85.400 8x4 tipper; £8600, 2015 Ransome Commander 3520 ride-on mower; £7600, 2014 Mercedes Sprinter 313CDi 4x4 van; £4400, 2008 Chieftain articulated tipping trailer; £3700, 2018 Kubota GR2120 ride-on mower.

Plant, car trailers, caravans, livestock trailers, containers and lorry bodies – £4600, 2010 AJC mobile welfare unit; £4000, Ifor Williams TA510G tri axle stock box c/w sheep; £3400, Ifor Williams LM105 tipping trailer.

Farm, agricultural machinery and equipment, livestock requisites – £16,000, 2012 Richard Western 14t grain trailer; £9500, 2007 Bailey blower trailer; £6200, Tocherford multi harrow.