Crossposted from Inside Transportation King County Fleet Administration held its version of a spring garage sale last month, but customers weren’t shopping for gently-worn sweaters or antique dishware. Instead, bids were taken on scores of tractors, autos, vans, pickups, trucks and heavy machinery.
Fleet Administration holds two auto and heavy equipment auctions each year, one in spring and one in fall. Both are on Saturdays, and both are open to the general public as well as to nonprofits and government agencies and employees.
The 2017 Spring Auction drew a record 500 bidders on Saturday, May 20, at Harold Mather Auctioneers in Renton. These bidders submitted their best offers on Fleet vehicles and equipment that have outlived their useful life for County operations, but are still have some life left in them for a new owner.
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