Used Heavy Equipment Auction - Philadelphia, PA

Used Utility and Construction Equipment Auction

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Used Heavy Equipment Auction - Philadelphia, PA





NOTE: This will be a 2-Ring Sale - See Auctioneers Note Below


There will be over 650 pieces of construction, utility, line equipment & underground equipment, trucks, trailers & light duty vehicles including Bucket Trucks & Digger Derricks from Danella Companies, Inc., PPL, PSE&G, PECO An Exelon Company, Late Model Rental Returns & National Utility Equipment Company are selling items surplus to their present needs. Everything will be sold at absolute auction to the highest bidder regardless of price.



Equipment is added to the auction daily, and bidders are encouraged to sign up for the priority email updates to stay informed of the new items


The auction sale will be held at the JJ Kane Auction Facility/Danella Line Services Yard, 1402 Conshohocken Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462, just off I-476. Below are directions from all areas.

From Philadelphia Airport, Delaware & Walt Whitman Bridge – Airport take I-95 South, Delaware take I-95 North & Walt Whitman Bridge take I-76 West. Then all ways take I-476 North to exit 18B (Norristown). Turn right on Chemical Road, go ¼ mile and then turn right on Ridge Pike, go 1 ½ miles and then turn left on Conshohocken Road, go 250 yards to sale site on right.

From Pocono’s, NJ Turnpike & Harrisburg – Pocono’s take I-476 South, NJ Turnpike take I-276 West to exit 20 (I-476 South) & Harrisburg take I-76 East which becomes I-276 East in Valley Forge to exit 333 (I-476 South). Then all ways take I-476 South to exit 18 (Norristown). Turn right on Ridge Pike, go 1 mile then turn left on Conshohocken Road, go 250 yards to sale site on right.


Sale Day Parking Note

All parking sale day is located one mile down the street from the main auction entrance on the left hand side off Conshohocken Road. Shuttle buses will transport all customers to the office trailer/sale site for auction registration.



  • John Kane at 609.722.1265 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Sean Slugo at 412.719.6276 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Sales Site Phone: (610) 272-5763
  • Sales Site Fax: (610) 272-5807


Auctioneer's Note

Due to the large quantity of lots in this sale it will be necessary to sell with two auctioneers both selling at the same time. Auctioneer 1 starting at 8:30 AM, Auctioneer 2 starting at 9:00 AM.



Inspection will be available on Friday, January 27th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and sale day starting at 7:30 AM.  All customers entering the auction sale site must have photo I.D. and register in the sale site office trailer. 


Tax Information

Titled Items – tax will be paid at the time of registration. Non- Titled Items – tax will be collected at the rate of 6%. The buyer's fee is taxable.

Tax Exempt – do not assume any tax exempt paperwork is “on file”, bring the necessary documentation to the sale site, failure to provide us with the correct completed form/information will necessitate that sales tax be collected.


PSE&G Tax Information

Non-Titled Items - sales tax will be collected. Titled Items - New Jersey Residents/Private Buyers: Since PSE&G is a registered used car dealer in the state of New Jersey; sales tax will be collected at the rate of 7%. Out of State Residents: sales tax will be paid at the time of registration in your home state & buyers must be prepared to properly complete a ST-10 exemption certificate. Dealers Purchasing For Resale: must supply us with their resale number & must be prepared to properly complete an ST-3 exemption certificate. Failure to provide us with the correct information will necessitate that sales tax be collected and/or that titles be held until the necessary forms are properly completed.

All PSE&G vehicle/equipment purchasers will be required to sign a waiver of dealer’s obligation as defined by N.J.S.A 39:10-27, which acknowledges that the customer bears full responsibility for any and all repair costs to the motor vehicle and waives any obligation by PSE&G.



During the auction sale as long as the removal activity does not disrupt the auction sale, for two hours after the conclusion of the auction sale. Sunday, January 29th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or Monday thru Wednesday, January 30th thru February 1st, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Everything must be removed by Wednesday, February 1st at 4:00 PM with no exceptions or purchaser will be subject to a daily storage charge!


Towing & Storage Fees

All items left in the auction yard after Wednesday, June 15, 2016, will be considered abandoned and will be towed by a towing contractor and stored at the new owner’s expense. Towed vehicles will not be released without payment by cash or credit card. Towed vehicles will be stored at: 102 Oscar Way, Chester Springs, PA 19425. Call 610-458-4334 to make arrangements for pick up. Vehicles will be stored in a unmanned locked storage yard however JJ Kane Auctioneers and towing contractor will not be responsible for any damage or loss due to the towing of or storage of the abandoned vehicle.

Towing & Storage Fees are as follows:

  • $250.00 for light duty
  • $395.00 for medium duty
  • $575.00 for heavy duty

The above prices include towing and storage for 1 to a maximum of 14 days. After 14 days the vehicle will be considered totally abandoned and will be disposed of at towing contractors discretion.

Hauling/Drive Away

  • Superior Automotive (610) 792-4500
  • DAB Transport (816)-230-4135



Hampton Inn Plymouth Meeting (610) 567-0900 & Best Western King of Prussia (610) 265-4500.

PA Auction Licenses

  • J.J. Kane Associates Inc. AY000263L
  • Robert Haag AU002718L
  • Joseph Kane AU002709L
  • Michael Whitebread AU003810L 
  • Richard A. Ehmer, Jr. AU002561L

Payment Terms

  • There will be a 10% buyer’s fee charged on all items sold.
  • Complete payment is required on sale day only in cash or guaranteed funds: traveler's checks, money orders and/or bank certified checks. Most major credit cards are also accepted but can vary by state – please call the sale site for more information on cards accepted at each location. Purchaser will be charged a 4% service charge for all credit card transactions. Credit Card payments will be accepted in person with valid ID only. No payments will be accepted at any Live Off-Site locations nor by telephone. Credit card payment will not be accepted for California off site pieces. Company & personal checks will be accepted "only" when they are accompanied by a valid bank letter of credit "guaranteeing or honoring" payment of that particular check up to a specific amount of money. All letters of credit should be addressed to J.J. Kane Auctioneers.
  • A $25.00 administrative/processing fee will be applied to each titled piece regardless of exemption status.
  • International Buyers will need to wire transfer full payment directly from your bank to J.J. Kane Auctioneers bank account. No International checks will be accepted.



Additional Payment Terms

Full payment must be made by the close of business on the sale date, unless agreed to in writing by JJ Kane Auctioneers. Should Bidder fail to pay for any and all item(s) in full on the sale date, Bidder shall remain fully responsible for the purchase price and buyers fee. In addition to all other rights contained herein, if a default occurs and the full payment is not made on the sale date and as long as the default continues to occur, all outstanding financial obligations shall bear interest at the Interest Rate of 2% per month. The default interest rate shall apply from the date of the default through the time any judgment thereon is paid in full. If for any reason a court or arbitrator(s) deems this default interest rate excessive or impermissible, the arbitrator(s) or judge shall impose the maximum default interest rate permitted and all other terms contained herein shall remain valid and enforceable. JJ Kane Auctioneers shall be permitted to resell the item(s) and the Bidder shall be fully responsible for the difference of the purchase price along with the buyer’s fee and any additional cost regarding the resale of the item(s). Bidder understands that Bidder shall be responsible for all reasonable attorneys’ fees, court cost, default interest and other cost incurred by JJ Kane Auctioneers associated with the enforcement of this provision.


Buyer's Fee

There will be a 10% buyer’s fee charged on all items sold. The buyer’s fee is taxable.

Note:  There will be a 13% buyer's fee charged on all items sold Live Off-Site when the item is located in California.


Vehicle Titles

JJ Kane Auctioneers shall guarantee free and clear title for all vehicles sold to any buyer who has paid in full. JJ Kane Auctioneers however shall in no way be responsible for any losses, damages, attorney’s fees, cost of any kind, interest, punitive damages or any other type of damages resulting in and from a delay in obtaining title. JJ Kane Auctioneers shall use its best efforts in accordance with applicable law to obtain title to all vehicles however should a delay in the title occur, JJ Kane Auctioneers shall have no liability to the seller or buyer or any subsequent purchaser for any and all title delays for any reason whatsoever.


Aerial Lift Manuals

Successful purchasers acknowledges that JJ Kane Auctioneers will provide them with the operations, maintenance and manufacturer’s manual(s) for the aerial device purchased or if the operations, maintenance and manufacturer’s manual are not available, the successful purchaser will receive a list of manufacturers that the successful purchaser must contact to obtain the manual(s). The successful purchaser acknowledges that they shall be responsible to notify the manufacturer of the unit model and serial number along with the name and address of the new owner within sixty (60) days from the date of purchase. Upon completion of the sale, JJ Kane Auctioneers may notify the prior owner of the successful purchasers name and location.



Altec Capital Services – (888) 408-8148. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Note: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) All financing must be pre-approved prior to the auction sale.


Live Internet Bidding

This auction sale will feature live on-line bidding through Proxibid. All prospective internet bidders are required to register 48 hours prior to the auction sale at the Proxibid website ( All live internet buyers will be charged a 12% buyer’s fee on all items sold with the exception of items sold Live Off-Site that are located in California where buyers will be charged a 15% buyers fee.  All live internet buyers will be required to comply with all the other terms and conditions of the auction sale. Please contact Proxibid at (877) 505-7770 for on-line bidding questions.


Absentee Bidding

Absentee bids must be over $10,000. There will be a 25% deposit required with all absentee bids that must be wire transferred to J.J. Kane. Call the sale site for the necessary forms and wire transfer information. Forms must be submitted with lot numbers, full descriptions, serial numbers and the exact amount of your bid(s). J.J. Kane reserves the right to round off bids to the most logical increment. All of the above requirements must be met by 4:00 PM E.S.T. two days prior to the auction or the bid(s) will not be accepted.


Like Kind Exchange Notification

Buyer is hereby notified that Asplundh has assigned to Northstar Deferred Exchange Corporation, acting in its capacity as a Qualified Intermediary, all of its rights but not its obligations, in any existing and future contracts to sell certain equipment. This notification will apply unless specifically excluded in writing.



  • Items will be added to the auction sale. In an emergency situation, all sellers reserve the right to remove any unit from the sale. Call first before traveling if this is a concern.
  • The information listed on this site is only a guideline. In some cases, because of the location of the equipment, pictures were taken of like pieces and it may not the exact unit. Accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
  • Everything will be sold “As-Is” and “Where-Is” with no warranties or guarantees expressed or implied.
  • Purchaser agrees to release, waive all rights against, indemnify and hold harmless the auctioneer and sellers.



J.J. Kane Auctioneers or Seller(s) are not responsible for any inspections prior to or after purchase. All equipment or vehicles that require any type of inspection on the upper unit or chassis is 100% the bidder/purchaser's responsibility and expense. (i.e.: Cranes, Man Lifts, Buckets, Diggers, Construction Equipment, Trailers and Vehicles of any type).

Certain items may be sold LIVE OFF-SITE by pictures & internet only. Items will be added to the auction sale. In an emergency situation, all sellers reserve the right to remove any unit from the sale. Call first before traveling if this is a concern.

An Exciting Marketplace

JJKane Auctioneers

We provide an exciting marketplace for both the seller and buyer. This provides an environment which builds anticipation and enthusiasm for each item and offers a very attractive way for a seller to dispose of an item quickly and at a substantial value.  It also creates an environment where the buyer can get a great deal. When an auction is done well, it is a win-win for all parties. We hope you'll give us the opportunity to work with you in the near future.

Our Mission

Our mission is to operate a company where honesty and integrity are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our success is determined by our ability to work with our customers to get equipment into the hands of people that have work to be done. We roll up our sleeves and apply technology to do everything we can to help our customers achieve their goals.

Our Values

  • We Stand on Our Integrity
  • We Honor our Commitments
  • We Believe in Teamwork
  • We Respect the Value of Hard Work
  • We are Driven to Truly Serve our Customers


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