Limited Edition Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017

by Aumann Vintage Power

When

April 10, 2018 Auction ends at 6:00pm Central

Where

Aumann Auction Center 20114 IL Route 16 Nokomis , IL

How

Online Only

Notes

Aumann Auctions is proud to offer you a chance to own the first numbered copy of Lee Klancher's new Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017 book! The proceeds of this book will go to Bonanzaville Pioneer Village and Case County Museum in West Fargo, ND. The museum is home to a number of very early Steiger tractors including the very first Steiger tractor built.

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Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017 by Lee Klancher

Serial Number Edition - Book 501 of 600 - Limited Edition Only 100 Printed

The book has a leather cover, packaged in a beautiful clam shell case with an authentic International Harvester serial number plate.  There are only 100 of these books published, numbered from 501 to 600. The buyer will receive a certificate of authenticity which is designed off of an old IH stock certificate.
The proceeds of this book will go to Bonanzaville Pioneer Village and Case County Museum in West Fargo, ND. The museum is home to a number of very early Steiger tractors including the very first Steiger tractor built.

About the book:
https://octanepress.com/book/red-4wd-tractors-collectors-edition

The story of the four-wheel-drive tractors built by Steiger, International Harvester, Case, and Case IH is told in dramatic fashion in this authoritative guide. Starting with the development of early four-wheel-drive systems at International Harvester, the book traces the evolution and design some of the most powerful and capable tractors of the twentieth century. With fresh detail on the 4300, 4100, Steiger-built IH tractors, and the 2+2 tractors including the Super 70 series, the book offers prototype drawings of several models--including the complete story of the never-before-published Magnum 2+2-- as well as inside stories and backroom drama that is a must for any enthusiast for farm history or tractors.

Learn the complete story of Steiger tractors, which were originally designed and built in the barn of John, Douglass, and Maurice Steiger located near Red Lake Falls, Minnesota. Containing interviews with more than 50 of the people who built Steiger from its humble origin to a world leader, the book traces the evolution of the lime green Steigers in engrossing detail. The book also covers the J.I. Case 4WD line in great detail. In addition, the book tells the story of how each of these significant players in the industry combined under one banner and—together—created one of the current industry-leading technologies, the Quadtrac. The modern evolution of the Steigers and the introduction of the STX Series (and more) also receive in-depth coverage.

The same team that created the award-winning books Red Tractors 1958–2013 and Red Combines 1915–2015 created this book, and notable new contributors include Sherry Schaefer (editor of Heritage Iron magazine) and noted historian Jim Allen. Contributors include Sherry Schaefer, Oscar H. Will III, Jim Allen, Kenneth Updike, Todd Markle, Gregg Montgomery, Guy Fay, Martin Rickatson, Sarah Tomac, Matthias Buschmann, Jean Cointe, Michael Osweiler, and Johann Dittmer.


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