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#1 CASENUT OFFLINE  

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Last year I visited my good friend Steve Guider. One of the if not 'The premier' Colt Case Ingersoll collector of all time. He had this 'Oliver' tractor that he said was worth 'tons' of money...as I look at it, I see a striking resemblance to our Fords... Take a gander...
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Now, I don't think value 'crosses' brand names, (no to mention his is 'showroom new'), but these go for some serious Bucks and I remember what Steve told me about its value...trust me if anyone knows tractor Value it is Steve.

Pretty interesting and thought I'd share it with you guys!
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Posted February 29, 2012 - 12:23 AM

I believe these were made by Jacobsen, so it will share most parts with the Fords and Jakes.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 12:51 AM

In fact a Jacobsen derivative...just like the Fords and the White Town & Country tractors.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 05:21 AM

It's a good looking tractor.I have seen quite a few photos of these .

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 06:54 AM

The higher value on the Oliver is more due to the fact that Oliver only offered garden tractors for a couple of years and that makes them more rare than the other Jacobsen built tractors.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:23 AM

I don't know about the history, so I can't help with that but, that sure is a nice tractor!

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 08:12 AM

That sure is a rare GT. It's got very nice lines. I've never seen one in person, only in photos. Thanks for posting it here.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 08:41 AM

Those are in fact the same . And rare is an under statement.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 09:11 AM

I want one.

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 02:31 PM

The oliver were made by Jacobsen in 1972 only.They did not sell well.There were only 430 to 450 built.That include the red and white Town and Country that where sold in canada.The going price for a unrestored Oliver 2800 to 3500.Restored 4500 to 6500.I posted a pic of my town and country.There was not many of the red and white town country produced they where mixed in with the green oliver.There was not any cockshutt lgt from the factory.I am not saying a cockshutt dealer did put cocksutt decals on them.You will see a lot of guys put cockshutt decals on a T&C because the decals look better.The serial tags are differrent between the oliver and T&C and also the model #.Later Josh

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Posted February 29, 2012 - 07:52 PM

I want one.


Heck I got one, cept mine is blue and says ford on it...LOL

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Posted March 01, 2012 - 09:23 AM

cockshutt where made and painted red and white most of them where repainted green and white then and oliver decals put on them because they did not sell just restored one and it was green under the green was red and there are two tag on the cockshutt on the front of the dash that say cockshutt special made for canada that will make it a cockshutt these are very hard to find and without the two tags it is just an oliver




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