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Old tractor

db84124

Brummophile
I wonder if anyone on the Forum could shed any light on this as regards the manufacturer, model, years of production, etc. :

Aging_Tractor.jpg


..... I'm told it still works ......
Thanks, David
 
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db84124

Brummophile
I think you're very much on the right track (!), Bernie, I know that the photo was taken in Italy. Thanks, David
 

GER22VAN

master brummie
David, I am inclined to think it is more lightly to be a Fiat rather than a Massey Fergerson.
I must say I am more familiar with Massey than Fiat.
 

dek carr

gone but not forgotten
David, I am inclined to think it is more lightly to be a Fiat rather than a Massey Fergerson.
I must say I am more familiar with Massey than Fiat.
Me too in retrospect.David with you living in Italy it should have clicked. Dek
 

db84124

Brummophile
Dek and Ernie, thanks ever-so-much for your ideas .... I knew this was a long shot and I tend to think it's a Fiat, if only because of its location. Could it possibly be a Lamborghini? John Deere tractors are also very common in Italy.
 

woofy

knowlegable brummie
Hi its a Hinomoto tractor made in Japan one of the larger ones made I think. The colour and shape are the same as model E2304d. I don't have
a tractor fetish just a ex brummie who got one in shed in Norfolk.
 

Phil

Gone, but not forgotten.
Hi Woofy

Only one problem as far as I can see, yes I agree the shape and colour are similar, but if you go on the net and look all the Hinomoto E2304D's have their lights at the top of the front cowling. whilst this example has them Incorporated into the bottom of the grill.

Phil
 

db84124

Brummophile
Hello All,
Could I please thank you all for your ideas, suggestions, time and patience. I always say it's very important to know what it isn't, as it means that research can be concentrated elsewhere ..... so thanks to one and all.
I think I've discovered the manufacturer. Please see https://www.flickr.com/photos/cesc_fab1/6160135064/in/[email protected] ; the radiator grill and general layout seems very similar.
I'm still working on the model ..... will be in touch. Thanks again, David
 

Dirty Habit

proper brummie kid
I would have also said IH. They had factory in Doncaster building mainly farming equipment. They also built HGV trucks for awhile.
 
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Stitcher

Guest
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I can only remember loading my lorry once at this factory, I was advised to load the tractors across the lorry with the rear wheels on the passenger side so that my right hand side rear view mirror would not be too obstructed.
 

PA739

proper brummie kid
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I can only remember loading my lorry once at this factory, I was advised to load the tractors across the lorry with the rear wheels on the passenger side so that my right hand side rear view mirror would not be too obstructed.
100 years ago, Henry Garner decided to demonstrate that one of his agricultural tractors could be used just as well as a road haulage tractor. Towing a 4 ton Ransomes, Simms & Jefferies threshing machine, the tractor was driven non-stop from the Exchange Building in Birmingham to the Smithfield Show in London in 24 hours 4 minutes at an average speed of 4 1/2 miles per hour
PA739
 

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