On April 21, 2022 something happened that has never happened before. A tractor brought over one million US dollars at auction. This isn’t just any tractor, it’s over 109 years old and built by the J. I. Case Company, now known as CASE IH. So what’s so special about this tractor and why did it
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When it comes to Huber tractors there are two models at the top of every collectors list, the two-cylinder opposed with a Sintz-Wallin engine and the larger 30-60 with a four-cylinder, “Garver Type” engine. Only a handful of these two different styles are still known to exist. Collectors had the chance to own one of
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Few antique tractors have the immense scale of the Big 4 Thirty Tractor built by the Gas Traction Company. Indeed for collectors the Big 4 represents the spirit of an era when the large prairie tractors dominated the plains. They bragged in a company advertisement from 1910 that they were “the first and largest builder
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At the top of most antique engine collector’s wish list is the Type A engine built by the Springfield Gas Engine Company of Springfield, Ohio. The reason why is instantly realized the moment you lay eyes on it as the engine design is among the most unusual ever built. One lucky collector bought this restored
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A rare antique tractor built by the International Harvester Company sold on the 2021 Pre-30 Auction International Harvester only built 273 of these 20 horsepower Type D Titans from 1910 to 1914. Only five complete tractors are still known to exist. The tractor was originally shipped from the factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Australia where
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By Kurt Ernst on Apr 9th, 2019 at 8:59 am Hemmings Motor News Much like his Model T automobile, Henry Ford’s affordable tractors brought mechanization to the masses, and the Fordson Model F was perhaps the most common small-farm tractor of the early 1920s. To teach farming to his grandchildren, Ford requested a circa 1925 Model F in 5/8-scale,
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If there was a Guinness World Record for the most traveled antique tractor, it would go to this Emerson-Brantingham Big 4-20. The tractor is currently owned by Wilfred Mole, but soon it will change hands on the upcoming Annual Pre-30 Auction on April 24, 2021. The tractor has traveled the world starting in the United
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