Machinery & Dispersals

Machinery Dispersal Report-Blakelow Farm, Hilderstone 26-05-2022

“Large Crowd and Very Windy Day at Hilderstone Dispersal”

Mark Elliott

The retirement dispersal on behalf of the Brassington family at Blakelow Farm at Hilderstone attracted interest from North Wales, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire together with Wiltshire as well as all surrounding counties.

Within the Small Items and Livestock Sundries;

  • Sheep Race Guillotine Gate                                         £98
  • Metal Troughs                                                              Up to £20 each
  • Ring Feeders                                                                £72
  • IAE Galvanised Cattle Race Gate                                £290
  • Short Single Phase Auger                                             £185

Machinery Section;

  • Fleming Mounted Scraper                                            £280
  • Lely Hibiscus 425S Mounted Rake                             £2,800
  • Lely Lotus 4 Rotor Mounted Tedder                          £2,680
  • New Holland 940 Conventional Baler                       £1,900

The McHale equipment attracted wide interest with the McHale F540 Round Baler at £10,300 and the McHale 991 BE Trailed Wrapper at £7,000.

There had been a lot of pre-sale interest in the Massey Ferguson 165 which had been on the holding for many decades after spirited bidding this multi-power version on an L Plate achieved £5,800 to a Staffordshire collector.

The Case JXU 105 c/w Quicke Loader and Damaged Cab sold locally for £16,800 with the Dieci 26.6 Agri Farm Turbo Telehandler c/w Q Fit Headstock selling at £14,200 to a dairy farmer within two villages of the sale field.

Antiquities sold extremely well with;

  • Milk Unit Buckets                                             £23 each
  • Glazed Sinks to                                                  £20 each
  • Old Esso Drums to                                           £38 per lot
  • Round Cast Pig Troughs                                 Up to £100 each

There were various included items including;

  • Kubota 900 RTV (non road reg, showing 1,650 hours) at £3,400
  • Agrimaster Compact Hedgcutter £1,620
  • Agrimaster 1.9 Metre Mounted Flail Mower £1,350
  • Ifor Williams 10ft Livestock Trailer at £3,000
  • Lely Lotus Stabilo 4 Rotor Mounted Tedder £5,300

A comprehensive entry of Galvanised Gates and Barriers saw;

  • Large Gates                                                       £120 each
  • Stock Yard Gates                                              £155 each
  • Short Cattle Hurdles                                       £75 each

Further sales near Stafford and South of Tamworth booked for June 2022, please check the website for further details.                                     


Mark Elliott


Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer