We have a special interest in the history and development of farm machinery, and have contributed to six internationally-distributed books on the subject. Our offices hold an extensive archive of old and obsolete farm machinery literature, manuals, photographs, books, models and old magazines from the 1950s to the 1990s.
TRACTOR BROCHURES AND MANUALS FOR SALE
TRACTOR BROCHURES AND MANUALS WANTED
If you are looking for a brochure, manual or parts book for a machine from the 1950s to the 1990s, would like to sell similar items, are carrying out research or simply require some data on a tractor, piece of equipment or company, we may be able to help. Contact us at any time via the details on our Contact page
SPALDING MODEL TRACTOR SHOW
We will be at the next Spalding Model Tractor Show on Sunday April 2, 2023, in our usual spot in the centre of the main hall. Please come and see us if you are looking to buy or sell old and/or rare tractor brochures and manuals.
RED TRACTORS 1958-2013
RED COMBINES 1915-2015
RED 4WD TRACTORS
For more information on these books, published by Octane Press and to which we contributed sections on British-made IH and Case IH tractors and the development of the Axial-Flow combine in the UK, see:
We were very pleased to have been asked by the renowned and highly-respected author of 'Farm Machinery', Brian Bell, to assist with the editing of future editions of what has long been regarded as the standard student textbook on the subject. For more information, see www.oldpond.com/farm-machinery.html.
THE TRACTOR BOOK
Worldwide publisher Dorling Kindersley asked us to contribute sections to The Tractor Book, a new volume which covers the history of tractors, describes how they work and details the major marques, before going on to catalogue tractors from every era. See www.dk.com/uk/9780241014820-the-tractor-book/ for more information.