BAKEWELL: Outstanding sale figures at show

Pictured is the vintage and collectable machinery sale at Bakewell Showground on May 6.
Pictured is the vintage and collectable machinery sale at Bakewell Showground on May 6.

THE BAGSHAWS dispersal team report an absolutely outstanding sale on Bakewell Showground of vintage and collectable machinery at the Bakewell Showground Spectacular on Monday, May 6.

The sale was headed up with an excellent private collection of seven tractors on behalf of local vendor, Katie Allen, which included 2 Fordson E27N tractors with Perkins P6 6 cylinder engines.

The massive crowd had a superb sunny day and with no buyers premium charged, purchasers dug deep into their pockets and bid very freely with some superb prices achieved.

The 2 Fordson E27 N tractors with P6 engines both topped £6,000 with the first achieving £6,100 to local purchaser, Mr Cox at Great Longstone, and the second one at £6,050 to Derby enthusiast, Mr Patrick Bosworth.

Purchasers attended from a very wide area including Yorkshire, Shropshire, Nottinghamshire and all surrounding counties, with a 4 cylinder Fordson E27N achieving £4,500 to Staffordshire collector, Geoff Hollinshead, and a

McCormick International Super BMD going into Shropshire at £3,600. Other tractors of note included a 255 1970s Leyland with no power steering and standard gearbox at £1,220, a nice original Fordson Super Major at £1,720 going into Staffordshire, and a very well kept Ford 3000 ex Shropshire County

Council tractor (approximately 1974) at £2,500.

In the machinery lots a Wolseley WD petrol engine at £100, Petter A1 Stationary Engine to £180 with a Bentall turnip drill at £55 and a Ransome Robin TS54 plough at £450.

Collectables were well sought after with tiny stone troughs up to £50 and cast iron gates with posts up to £55 per lot.

For full professional and confidential advice on any on site sale, contact Mark or Meg Elliott on 01889 562811.