REDHILL, England (Reuters) – More than 3,000 devices, ranging from camera lenses to trucks, to broadcast and cover major sporting and entertainment events, will be put up for auction next month for a total of $ 10 million. .
The sites were brought together as part of a liquidation sale by British broadcaster Arena TV, which went bankrupt last year.
Filling three airport hangars in the south of the UK, cameras, trucks and trailers outdoor broadcasts, more than 100km of cables and other items used in live broadcasts of events such as the UEFA Euro 2020 football, Wimbledon match and Glastonbury music festival for major British networks.
In total, the lots are valued at around 7 7.5 million or $ 10 million and will be auctioned off by Higgins Shearer and CA Global Partners on behalf of Manager Kroll LLP.
“I already see an incredible number of people visiting the website, and we have over 1,000 people registered for sale, even from Japan, Mexico, Peru and the French island of Reunion,” said Dan Main, director of CA Global Partners. Reuters at the presentation of the items.
“You’ll never see sales of this size (TV equipment), so we’re conservatively estimating 7.5m, but it’s significantly higher than the global base of buyers we attract.”
The auction will take place from February 22 to 24, and trucks and trailers are already on sale.
(Report by Sierra Rodriguez)
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