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Wed August 10 2022

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Union Jack JCB 3CX Eco for £67k?

16 Dec 10 JCB is auctioning for a 3CX Eco backhoe loader in Union Jack colours for the Help for Heroes charity. Bidding currently stands at £67,000.

Bids in excess of £100,000 are expected, JCB says.

The machine comes equipped with:

  • 100hp Engine
  • 40kph Powershift Transmission
  • Loader Quickhitch with mounted 6-in-1 and forks
  • Loader Smoothride System
  • 24” Rear Bucket
  • Heated Air Suspension Seat
  • Air Conditioning
  • 20” Front Tyres
  • Mudguards

This two-week campaign with a festive themed, places a 200ft barge on The River Thames, hosting two giant Christmas trees and a line up of JCB diggers.

The barge is moored adjacent to London Studios on the South Bank will be at this point until the 21st December, inviting the public to donate by text message during this time to support wounded troops and their families over Christmas. (Text JCB to 70100 to donate £5)

The unique Union Jack JCB 3CX Eco backhoe loader was created as part of the recent launch of the company’s new range of ‘Eco’ machines. This particular model is 16% more-fuel efficient than its predecessor and saves JCB’s customers over £3,500 in fuel costs over a three-year operating cycle.

The auction opened on Wednesday 8th December and closes on 21st December. Anyone wishing to bid can do so at

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