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Looking for information on Flying Dutchman corn planter

Letters to the Editor

| July 2010

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    John Bower bought this horse-drawn 2-row corn planter. "Flying Dutchman No. 2 variable drop" is printed on the seed cans. He is looking for information about it.
    John Bower

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I recently purchased a horse-drawn 2-row corn planter. “Flying Dutchman No. 2 variable drop” is printed on the seed cans. It is a check-row planter. I wondered if anyone has heard of this company or knows any history of the company. I also would like to find an owner’s manual.

John Bower
380 Gay St.
Plain City, OH 43064
(614) 873-1666

Editor’s note: The Moline (Ill.) Plow Co. bought rights to produce the Flying Dutchman sulky plow in 1884; the Flying Dutchman corn planter is an extension of that trade name.

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