Ernest Doe’s tractors
22nd September 2021
Despite Ernest Doe’s popularity in the agricultural community, many are unaware that at one point the company was not just dealing in tractors, but also designing its own.
The Claas Dominator marks its 50th anniversary
30th August 2021
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the market launch of the popular Dominator series. The anniversary means the model has been on sale for longer than any other harvesting machine in the world.
100 years of the Claas bale knotter
11th August 2021
Claas filed its first patent 100 years ago: the knotting device for the Claas straw binder. This device laid the foundations for a success story in baling technology – stretching right up to the new Quadrant Evolution
July vintage sale grosses over £750,000 as 1,300 lots went under the hammer
30th July 2021
Over 1,300 lots of vintage and classic tractors, machinery, motorcycles, cars and collector’s items went under the hammer on 24th July at Cheffins’ sale ground in Sutton, near Ely.
The Ferguson 20
30th July 2021
This month we’re looking back at the Ferguson 20 tractor
Major machinery auction to be held after death of Suffolk farmer
23rd July 2021
A collection of farm machinery is due to be auctioned in Acton, near Sudbury, this month, after the death of “passionate” Suffolk farmer Peter Miller.
Early International Harvester tractors
6th July 2021
International Harvester was formed in America in 1902 following the amalgamation of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Co, the Deering Harvester Co and three smaller American harvest machinery manufacturers.
Lamborghini – from World War II to Clarkson’s Farm
18th June 2021
Thanks to Jeremy Clarkson’s new Amazon Prime series, the British public will be more aware than ever of Lamborghini tractors, but outside of Clarkson’s high jinks are 73 years of hidden tractor history.
Cheffins to auction an exceptional collection of classic & vintage machinery
17th June 2021
The latest Cheffins auction offers a single farming family’s collection of classic and vintage tractors, including a rare Massey Harris 21 combine and a McCormick-Deering WD40 along with other rare lots sure to excite enthusiasts
Muir Hill tractors
29th May 2021
A look back at the production history of Muir Hill tractors. Manufactured from the the 1960s to the early 1980s.
Henry Brown’s Vintage -The Fordson Major
21st May 2021
A look back at the manufacturing history of the Fordson Major, made from 1917-1951.
Cheffins Vintage Top 10
28th December 2020
Here is a compiled list of the top ten lots sold at the Cheffins Vintage collective and on site sales from 2020.