Britains Farm Model Balers & Combines 1967 to 2007: Pocket Guide by David PullenBritains Farm Model Balers & Combines 1967 to 2007: Pocket Guide by David Pullen

Britains Farm Model Balers & Combines 1967 to 2007: Pocket Guide

byDavid Pullen

Paperback | November 15, 2008

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Collecting farm models is a popular hobby worldwide. Britains have been a leading manufacturer of these models for over eighty years, producing many initiative standard setting models. The company launched its first model baler in the late 1960s and its first combine ten years later, receiving the UK Toy of the Year Award in 1978 for the latter. Since launching these models, Britains has produced over 60 baler and combine models or variations from leading farm machinery manufacturers such as Bamfords, Case IH, Farmhand, John Deere, Krone, Massey Ferguson, New Holland, Vermeer and Vicon. David Pullen has collected many of these models and researched their development. The book includes a long section describing how the range developed, plus details of prototypes and some of the manufacturing background. Also, to allow the reader to identify different model variations, catalogs are included in which individual models are examined – giving for each color photographs, their main features and issue packaging.
David Pullen was brought up on a large mixed farm in East Anglia, where he spent every opportunity working. On leaving school he went on to study agricultural engineering before embarking on a career that has seen him undertake teaching and research posts in the UK and overseas. Collecting farm models, particularly those produced in Br...
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Title:Britains Farm Model Balers & Combines 1967 to 2007: Pocket GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 8.3 X 5.8 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.3 X 5.8 X 0.8 inPublished:November 15, 2008Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845841948

ISBN - 13:9781845841942

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Editorial Reviews

"David Pullen''s book is very informative, and gives a great description of each model featured as well as the standard model''s details. Photographs of prototype and rare models are also included." – Irish Vintage Scene