Mecum Auctions Gone Farmin' to Offer Extensive Collection of Museum-Quality John Deere Tractors


| 4/20/2017 3:43:00 PM


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More than 175 of the finest vintage John Deere tractors from the Ron Drosselmeyer Collection will be offered June 2-3 at Cam II Warehouse in Muscatine, Iowa.

Drosselmeyer’s notable assemblage of more than 175 tractors – most of which are beautifully restored – includes tractors from the 1950s and early ’60s, with a handful dating to the ’30s and ’40s. This extensive collection encompasses hi-crops, orchards and standards of all the various fuel types and much more. This will be Gone Farmin’s second on-site auction from a collector’s private storage and display space.

The anchor of this coveted collection is the awe-inspiring 1964 John Deere 8020 (Lot S8). This green giant was the first articulated 4-wheel-drive tractor produced by John Deere – a tractor ahead of its time. There were only 101 of these tractors built.

1964 John Deere 8020

1964 John Deere 8020 (Lot S8). Photos courtesy Mecum Auctions.