Farm equipment postcards offer attractive alternative to shed full of old iron
The colors on this Case tractor “pop” off a rich black background. The card was mailed with a 2 cent stamp, dating it to a period of 1952-58.
A Rumely factory card promoting the Rumely ToeHold cultivating tractor.
A company card for Pioneer Corn.
A card from a two-piece set. The caption reads: “A steam engine and steel separator for $880. 6 hp engine (18 brake hp), $500. 18×36 steel separator with hand feed attach. And folding stacker, $380. J.I. Case Threshing Machine Co., Racine, Wis.”
An International Harvester card with a 1909 copyright. The card is number 6 in a set of 12 cards produced in 1909 and 1910. The caption reads: “Siberia – A harvest scene on the tundra of Tobolsk where American harvesting machines are gradually working their way into favor.”
A Dearborn-Wood Bros. factory card.A very nice color card promoting Case engines. As with other paper collectibles, quality is an important consideration when buying postcards.
This American Fence card is from a set of seven. Some have agents’ names printed on the back.
The 900 Series Ford. This card was mailed from Charles City, Iowa, in 1955 for 2 cents postage (the price for a postcard stamp from 1952-58).