Jump to content

Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Garden Tractor Literature


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Bob IN OFFLINE  

Bob IN
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24042
  • 1,474 Thanks
  • 676 posts
  • Location: Albion IN

Posted April 16, 2013 - 07:52 PM

So this is related to garden tractors and all, but its sort of a diffrent hobby. Who else out there collects vintage garden tractor literature?

 

I dont have a great big collection. (yet)

 

I do have a

1963 simplicity brochure that covers everything from the 725 to self propelled tillers

1962 bolens brochure covering the 600 and late rid amtic threw chainsaws

Mid 70s montgomery wards brochure covering there tractors and attachments.

Mid 60s jacobson brochure

Pennsylvania meteor post card

Bolens ridamatic post card

5 or  6 Montgomery ward catalogs dating from 1942 up to 72

And lots of old magazine add clippings bought from swap meets.

 

Im suprized at how the older brochures from the 60s had so much color printing and pictures in them.  

Attached Thumbnails

  • Bolens Post Card 1.JPG
  • imagesCAMH8360.jpg

Edited by Bob IN, April 16, 2013 - 08:05 PM.

  • boyscout862 said thank you

#2 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 29,724 Thanks
  • 29,666 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted April 16, 2013 - 08:14 PM

We have a few this and that's around. I've tried to scan them as fast as they are found.

#3 LilysDad ONLINE  

LilysDad

    --Crazy about GTTalk-- 'sort of'

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 11,637 Thanks
  • 8,815 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted April 16, 2013 - 08:35 PM

Wheel Horse



#4 DougT ONLINE  

DougT

    Dog Approved

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 584
  • 6,523 Thanks
  • 4,705 posts
  • Location: north central Ohio

Posted April 17, 2013 - 09:52 AM

I'm guilty. The paper can be as addicting as the tractors themselves!



#5 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

Bolens 1000

    DR. Bolens

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7
  • 14,132 Thanks
  • 17,811 posts
  • Location: Western NY

Posted April 17, 2013 - 10:14 AM

I'm guilty. The paper can be as addicting as the tractors themselves!

 

:ditto:

 

I have Stacks and Stacks of Ads and Brochures!



#6 NUTNDUN OFFLINE  

NUTNDUN

    Lost in Cyber Space

  • Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 3
  • 10,297 Thanks
  • 15,618 posts
  • Location: Pennsylvania

Posted April 17, 2013 - 10:31 AM

The ones I like are the old ads found in magazines. I think we have about 20 of them framed and hanging in the office. I like seeing the old manuals too but they are just as good in digital form and take up less space :D






Top