The Nikodym John Deere Collection

by Aumann Vintage Power


May 17, 2018 Auction ends at 6:00pm Central Daylight


John Nikodym 1111 Highway 281 Red Cloud, NE


Online Only


John has been building his collection since 1976. He has put together some extremely rare and unique John Deere tractors. John has decided to reduce his collection and offer these tractors on an online-only auction. This is a great opportunity to purchase some of the finest tractors and choice parts offered from John's private collection. All tractors will be sold with "Two-Cylinder" serial number certificates.

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The Nikodym John Deere Collection

"Pickup is scheduled for May 26th and/or at a later date by appointment"

1938 John Deere AWH 470117 One of 25 built , Restored
1938 John Deere ANH 475948 One of 28 built, Original, non-running, 11-40 rear tires
1935 John Deere  A 412920 Open Fan Shaft, Restored in 2012,  Skeleton Rear Steel, Cast Front wheels  
1936  John Deere AW  426052 Restored in 1990’s, Rear Flat Steel w/California lugs, Front Steel w/skid bands  
1936  John Deere AN 437632 Not original AN, Not running, Round spokes and 38" tires
1937 John Deere A 453628 Cast rear wheels with cone-type hubs and 36” split rims w/ new 12-36 tires,  Pressed steel fronts Non-running, Unrestored.    Round-tube 2-row mounted cultivator  
1938 John Deere AR 256090 Full Steel, Unrestored, but running
1944 John Deere AW 533940 Not original AW,  Flat rear steel, no lugs,  Front steel, originally shipped to Canada  
1949 John Deere A 63??98 Running with 227 mounted corn picker  
1946 John Deere  BNH 188891 40” round-spoke rear wheels,  16” single front,  running   unrestored
1948 John Deere BW 218210 High clearance, 42” rear wheels, long axle housing and tall front axle
1952 John Deere B 302142 Running,  with #16 two-row mounted cotton stripper
1954 John Deere 40H 60113 High Crop,  non-running, unrestored,  nice tractor from California
1954 John Deere 40C 66134 5-roller  track, with Henry self-leveling loader.   Was running and using five years ago.
1955 John Deere 60 6049946 All-Fuel, row-crop, tricycle front.   100% ORIGINAL, beautiful unrestored, everything is factory original,  tires, seat, paint is shiny.  Has tachometer with 1121 original hours  and hydraulic cylinder.  I bought from original owner’s family.  Hours were put on in 1955-56 and then sat in shed until 1992.  
1957 John Deere 620 6209723 One of 474 All-Fuel row-crop, originally exported to Mexico,  manual steering, pto delete, square wide front end, 3 point, steel wheels.   Unrestored
1954 Caterpillar D6 9U 16250 Converted to direct electric start, 9-foot  hydraulic dozer,  good undercarriage

1937 John Deere A 453338, Running on cuttoff rubber, Behlen road gear.

1939 John Deere B  72352, Sleleton rear steel, rubber fronts, Nice original, non-running.

A,B,G Two-way mounted plow

Semi-mounted two-row lister for A or G

Mounted plow for L or LA

3 point utility box for Ford-Ferguson

1965 110 L&G tractor with 38" deck

"Due to the numerous amount of parts, they with be sold in a separate auction ending May 18th"

40" Round spoke rear wheels for B

BWH front axle

Rear axles for BWH or BNH

Square wide front for 60-730

801 3 point hitch

Mechanical power lift for A or B

11-40" tires and rims

7-40" tires and dual wheel rims

ANH - BNH single front 16" round spoke wheel

40, 420, 430 high-crop rear wheels

A - 730 high-crop 20" front wheels

G - 730 high-crop front plate

G Steel front wheels

Single front wheels for two-cylinder tractors 10" and 16"

3020 Gas engine block and parts

Fenders for 3020-4020

18" Front wheels for 3020-4020

H parts

Front grills for 60, 70, 720 tractors

Roll-a-matic lockout

Baker hydraulic valve

Styled D fender assembly

28" Round spoke rear wheels for 10 spline A with old 14-28" tires

French & Hecht cast A front wheels

A rounds spoke front wheels

Lots of NOS parts, wheel weights and more!

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Seller: John Nikodym, Red Cloud NE

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