How to keep a close watch on auction items that interest you

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Selling equipment at a Ritchie Bros. auction? Or found something in our current auction items inventory that interests you? Sign in or create a free account and add these items to your Watchlist. It’s the easiest way to keep track of items you’re interested in:

  • Compare items side-by-side in your account
  • Receive email notifications when new pictures of the item are available, when the item arrives in our yard and as a reminder just before the auction
  • Easily check the selling price after the auction

You can select to receive daily or weekly email alerts—just go to your account and choose your preference under Watchlist Alert Preferences. If the item is to be sold in an auction that is taking place very soon, you may want to opt for daily email alerts as item information is updated right up to auction day.

How to add an item to your Ritchie Bros. Watchlist

Item details page typically includes multiple images and detailed equipment information

Add items to your Watchlist from the item details page:


  1. Sign in to your account
  2. Search through our current inventory for heavy equipment being sold in upcoming auctions
  3. From the item details page, select Add to my Watchlist

Add items to your watchlist and know when items arrive in the yard or are about to be sold

Add items to your Watchlist from the search results page:

  1. Sign in to your account
  2. Search through our current inventory for heavy equipment being sold in upcoming auctions
  3. From the search results page, select the empty check box next to the item. Note: More than one item can be selected at the same time. 
  4. Select Add to Watchlist

Check your Watchlist in your account

You need to create a free Ritchie Bros. account before creating your Watchlist

To view the items saved to your Watchlist, sign in to your account and click on the “Watchlist items” link on the top right of our website next to the Sign In button. Or just sign in to your account and select My Account from the top main navigation menu, then Watchlist from the side navigation menu.

Compare up to 4 items

From your Watchlist, you can easily compare items side-by-side or check selling prices after the auction.


New item alerts

Get the most out of your account: add items to your Watchlist and sign up for email notifications today. If you are looking for something similar to an item on your Watchlist, learn how to create a new item alert and save even more time searching for equipment. By using both the Watchlist and new item alert functionality available on our website, you’ll be informed of any changes to an item’s status and when similar items are added to our current inventory.

Find this article helpful? View more tips for buyers or learn how to buy at a Ritchie Bos. auction.

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