Old Tractors vs. Vintage Tractors

Tales from Wales: Josephine Roberts offers a personal insight into what's in vogue for tractor collectors over in Blighty!

My brother Bob, topping a neighbor’s field with his 1972 Zetor 5545 made in the Czech Republic. Tractors of the 1970s haven’t quite reached collectible status yet and those from eastern Europe are among the most inexpensive around. For that reason, they are frequently seen at work on small farms in the U.K. Bob reckons 1970s tractors have an appeal of their own, but give me a 1950s tractor any day!