Ritchie holds first six-day auction

Ritchie Bros. conducted the company’s first six-day auction February 16-21, 2009, at a newly expanded, 200-acre permanent auction site in Orlando, Florida. The unreserved public auction attracted more than 7,600 unique registered bidders, both in-person and online, from 75 countries. More than 8,300 lots were sold during the auction, generating $184 million in gross auction proceeds. The auction broke the company-wide record for the most selling days in a single auction.