COLLECTORS YEARN FOR OLD CHURNS AND CHALLENGERS
Inside the August issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands July 15
Dairy Collectibles, Horse-Drawn Equipment and More Shine at California Show – The 22nd annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show in Tulare showcases churns and separators, milk buckets and more from the 1880s to the 1930s, as well as a 1930 John Deere double-cylinder loose hay loader, Porsche tractors, a 1913 Sheffield gas engine, and more.
Wisconsin Collector Zeroes in on Challengers and Pacemakers – A man looking to collect more challenging pieces finds and restores four Massey-Harris Challengers and Pacemakers from the late 1930s – a complete set.
Rare Hart-Parr 12-27 Tractor a Standout in Pennsylvania Family’s Collection – The Stoltzfus family, old iron collectors for generations, own what is believed to be the only remaining 1914 Hart-Parr 12-27 tractor, and it’s still in working condition.
Unique Hay Rake and Press Find New Home at Missouri Museum – A Missouri man unearths a late-1880s wooden-wheeled hay rake and a horse-drawn hay press on family members’ farms. He donated the pieces to the Fair Grove Historical and Preservation Society, where members restored them into functional pieces.
Iowa Collection Preserves Slice of Farm Life – Over the last 20 years, an Iowa man has built a varied collection ranging from horse-drawn implements, to haying equipment, to 15 tractors and 15 to 20 engines, all restored.
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