Are you using the most reliable value data available?

Top Bid is the choice of valuation professionals.

Verified Auction Results

Top Bid’s auction results are highly standardized and verified. Top Bid double checks all auction listings to ensure the model number, serial number, and year of manufacture agree.

Lowest Cost of Ownership

When investing in equipment, you buy the lowest “total cost of ownership,” not just the cheapest purchase price. Similarly, Top Bid offers you the lowest “total cost of ownership” for your equipment value data.


Unsurpassed in U.S. Auction Coverage

Since our client base buys, sells, and appraises equipment mostly in the U.S., broad U.S. coverage provides the most applicable values for your needs.

Resources and Charts

This website also provides resources to help you understand an equipment’s value.The trend charts help you anticipate where the value of your equipment is going.

Products

Serial Number Guide Mobile App

Serial Number Guide Mobile App

Verify equipment age from anywhere. No cell service or internet required. Login once and access anywhere.

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Serial Number Guide Web App

Serial Number Guide Web App

Validate the year of manufacture to ensure a reliable value. Avoid paying too much for used construction equipment or not asking enough when selling your current equipment. An error of just one model year (2005 vs. 2006, for example) can change the price by thousands of dollars.

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Price Reference Guide Web App

Price Reference Guide Web App

Top Bid’s Price Reference Guide helps you reliably value used equipment. Top Bid’s auction results are highly standardized and verified. We double check all auction listings to ensure the model number, serial number, and year of manufacture agree. How much does this matter? Fixing these errors routinely changes valuations by several thousands of dollars.

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Price Reference Guide Print

Price Reference Guide Print

There are two Price Reference Guide editions annually, each covering 6 months of auction results and typically listing over 45,000 items. Results are sorted by equipment type, manufacturer, model, and serial number. (See sample). If you choose the print edition, you’ll also receive:

Shipping dimensions for over 15,000 models
Pocket Guide showing low, average, and high prices.

Serial Number Handbook

Serial Number Handbook

Top Bid publishes the Serial Number Guide annually. Each year new models are added and other revisions made.

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