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IH made the M7 tank only one of those left... what other tanks did IH build or Just build parts for?

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I believe there is only one M7 because the program was cancelled after only prototypes were built.  IH didn't built any other tanks.  The Davenport plant then build M-5 artilitary tractors and repaired Sherman tanks.

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I have these, took me awhile to find the Gold 5488 edition.  Other stuff I have is the 856 series trains from Athearn trains.  I need to dig them out to get photos, but there was 3 of them, the 1st was painted normal black and red, the 2nd was black and red but included an all gold locomotive, the 3rd included the locomotive and cars all being painted gold, which I was told there was only 4 sets made.   But here is some pictures to start with.  IMG_20200121_194716249.thumb.jpg.32c3f7c4eade4c3f92bf3e41aa800db8.jpgIMG_20200121_194633412.thumb.jpg.894fba1f9e32638a9951406f925675ad.jpg

the playset above is NIB and has the place mat with it.

The poster I bought from Girad Auctions.

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On 12/27/2019 at 4:50 PM, gmcdeadhead said:

just wondering, what would be the rarest international harvester collectible ? 

the mccormick deering W-14 would fit in.

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On 1/30/2020 at 5:11 AM, rustred said:

the mccormick deering W-14 would fit in.

Any particular reason for the w-14???

FWIW, I have relatives very close to you at Busby, ....small world eh 😀

Heath ,NZ

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because there was just over 1100 of these tractor built, and they were classed as rare.  I have w-12 , w-30 and wd40 which is not commonly seen either but there was more made like approx. 3500..   ooh wow , don't know if you want to tell the name? 

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It's interesting that the w14 was the most common of the std 14 series at around 1100 built ..I have an O-14 and Fairway 14 tucked away in the shed..... would like to find the other two (I and W ) to make the set .... the chances of finding an I-14 down here would be  pretty slim .

Relatives are the "Price " family in the Barrhead / busby area.

Jack and Jeanette, and their son Jason , and wife Penny .

You may also know Albert Miller (former JD dealer) who recently lost his wife Florence,.... lovely folk we met a few times over the years. 

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I have an I-14 Electric start/lights. I think that's a pretty low production tractor. 

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8 hours ago, rustred said:

because there was just over 1100 of these tractor built, and they were classed as rare.  I have w-12 , w-30 and wd40 which is not commonly seen either but there was more made like approx. 3500..   ooh wow , don't know if you want to tell the name? 

 

2 hours ago, IHKIWI said:

It's interesting that the w14 was the most common of the std 14 series at around 1100 built ..I have an O-14 and Fairway 14 tucked away in the shed..... would like to find the other two (I and W ) to make the set .... the chances of finding an I-14 down here would be  pretty slim .

Relatives are the "Price " family in the Barrhead / busby area.

Jack and Jeanette, and their son Jason , and wife Penny .

You may also know Albert Miller (former JD dealer) who recently lost his wife Florence,.... lovely folk we met a few times over the years. 

ooh yes I know Albert. big part of the Westlock tractor museum.  years ago we had a nieghbour called Howard Price. would be in the 1960's. don't know your relatives.

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7 hours ago, Dave Shepard said:

I have an I-14 Electric start/lights. I think that's a pretty low production tractor. 

I don’t suppose the little fella feels like a summer vacation down under to visit his cousins??   LOL👍

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4 hours ago, rustred said:

 

ooh yes I know Albert. big part of the Westlock tractor museum.  years ago we had a nieghbour called Howard Price. would be in the 1960's. don't know your relatives.

Yes that’s right, Albert took us through your museum in 2007,......very nice setup you have there.....love the weather vane ...LOL👍

Jack had two brothers, Larry(close by) and Chuck , ( now in BC)

If I’m ever back over that way It would be nice to meet up 👍

Heath ,NZ

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On 12/30/2019 at 9:16 PM, Howard_P said:

I believe there is only one M7 because the program was cancelled after only prototypes were built.  IH didn't built any other tanks.  The Davenport plant then build M-5 artilitary tractors and repaired Sherman tanks.

DAVENPORT PLANT.  As in IH Davenport Plant?  You mean FARMALL PLANT in Rock Island maybe, right across the Mississippi River from Davenport?   

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4 hours ago, DOCTOR EVIL said:

DAVENPORT PLANT.  As in IH Davenport Plant?  You mean FARMALL PLANT in Rock Island maybe, right across the Mississippi River from Davenport?   

I misspoke.  There was also a tractor plant in Bettendorf, IA that built Hs and Ms that also built armored vehicles during the war and apparently many of the industrial models the military used.  I don't know how long Bettendorf survived after the war, have heard little of it and Davenport came to mind first when I wrote that.

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how about a ih tennis racket that I found two years ago it came from the last presitident for IH Canada

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