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The Cultivator

Thoughts from the editor.


Old iron poll: At what age is a tractor collectible?

For most collectors and old iron aficionados there are a lot of variables that make a tractor collectible. One of those variables is age, and we're interested in hearing what our readers think: How old does a tractor need to be before it is considered collectible? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section!

farmhand11
11/10/2010 9:45:54 AM

One consideration would be the value that the collector places on the tractor. I may feel a tractor produced before 1960 is of a collectible status. Another may feel a 1980's tractor is a collectible. Other consideration's for me is the size of the tractor, its use on the farm; was its purpose to farm thousands of acres or just the family farm, the family farm carries much more weight here. When I go to tractor shows I prefer to visit the before 1960"s tractors so for me prior to 1960 would be my vote.


jim spreng
11/9/2010 10:35:32 AM

What makes a tractor collectible is does it fit in your collection mission. It also depends on how much room is available, if you have storage, remember todays tractor is tomorrows antique. I do have to admit, I love looking at and watching the pre 1930 tractors.