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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:38 PM

I bought these from Rick Show about 3 years ago, they are NOS in the original box. Wrapped in newspaper.

You don't find these much anymore.

I've heard that they've sold for 300 a set on eBay before. I don't recall, but I think I paid 200 plus for them.

What hard to find stuff do you have ?

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:41 PM

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:42 PM

Those things are mint! I always liked tractors with hubcaps. I have the steering wheel cap for my 1964 900 that I guess is pretty hard to find.

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:44 PM

Those are nice! love to have a set but can't justify the cost. Do you have a tractor for them to go on or are you holding them for the investment potential?

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:51 PM

Those things are mint! I always liked tractors with hubcaps. I have the steering wheel cap for my 1964 900 that I guess is pretty hard to find.

is the center cap a red triangle? I need one of those?

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 09:58 PM

Those are nice! love to have a set but can't justify the cost. Do you have a tractor for them to go on or are you holding them for the investment potential?


I have tractors they will fit on, just hanging on to them for now. If I ever restore one I'll use them or maybe sell them to someone else who wants to complete a restored show piece.

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 10:01 PM

is the center cap a red triangle? I need one of those?

Yeah it's a red triangle. Someone metioned yesterday that they were hard to find

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Posted August 04, 2012 - 10:47 PM

Does this count? This is my brass "Old Abe" Case dealer emblem. Weighs about 20 LBS.

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 05:46 AM

I bought these from Rick Show about 3 years ago, they are NOS in the original box. Wrapped in newspaper.

You don't find these much anymore.

I've heard that they've sold for 300 a set on eBay before. I don't recall, but I think I paid 200 plus for them.

What hard to find stuff do you have ?




Wow,those look nice.

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 05:53 AM

Those are pretty! I can see having those on a restored showpiece but it would be hard to put those on a working tractor. I'd be afraid of scuffing them up. I wonder what they would have cost when new and how many of them actually were sold? It seems like not many have survived.

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 07:40 AM

Wow! Those are nice and shiny!!!

I have a 1050 that is feeling left out, so I will gladly take those off your hands if you need some room in the garage :D :thumbs:

You dont see too many nice sets come up for sale anymore. I bought these ones on ebay about 2 years ago, They are kind of hard to see i this pic.

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 07:58 AM

What hard to find stuff do you have ?


Here's some pictures of my oil can and zippo tape measure

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 11:13 AM

Nice hubcaps Ken! But I'm really torn over which I like better your hubcaps or Bolens 1000's zippo tape measure! :thumbs:
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Posted August 05, 2012 - 12:11 PM

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Those are nice hubcaps and I don't blame you Ken if you never use them! That brass Case dealer emblem really caught my attention! I guess because it is so rare being a dealer find but then again that zippo measureing tape pretty rare also. :thumbs:

Our family a long time ago was in the Chevrolet business. I am guessing that this logo has to be from the 50's.

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Posted August 05, 2012 - 01:56 PM

I bought these from Rick Show about 3 years ago, they are NOS in the original box. Wrapped in newspaper.


Rick is a great guy and lives about five minutes away from me. I've seen a lot of interesting items in his collection which is always evolving! Thanks for posting the pics Ken!

is the center cap a red triangle? I need one of those?


You might want to inquire with member and site sponsor bhts (Bobs lawn and garden Here) about your center caps. I know that he has some of the "husky" style and it wouldn't surprise me if he has others as well!

Does this count? This is my brass "Old Abe" Case dealer emblem. Weighs about 20 LBS.


That is awesome! I have a few Case farm tractors in my collection and would be happy to "store" that for you if it becomes cumbersome :laughingteeth:




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