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International Harvester : Tractors & Equipment in Australia & New Zealand

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This book comprehensively documents the International Harvester Company's activities from its inception to its merger with Case as Case IH and their influence in Australia and New Zealand. IHC began with a merger of harvesting machinery companies to for the International Trust, the world's biggest farm machinery enterprise at the time. Then IHC became involved with tractors to become the world's largest tractor and full-line machinery maker, setting production records that stand to this day. This book features details on tractors and machinery models; Australian and New Zealand collectors seek in the IH brand line up; information and anecdotes about collectors and enthusiasts; collecting, restoring and maintaining vintage machines; and story of Geelong IH Works. It tells about the legacy handed on to Case IH. Case products are delineated and future projections are suggested. The book is copiously illustrated with much previous unpublished material.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 218 x 286 x 24mm | 1,038.72g
  • Rosenberg Publishing
  • Dural, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • 600 colour plates
  • 1877058750
  • 9781877058752
  • 366,263

Review quote

"This book fills a big gap in International Harvester history. Should appeal to all who are interested in the development of tractors and farm machinery, but must surely be top of the wants list for all International and Antipodean enthusiasts." Tractor Magazine, April 2009 "Although there are dozens of books on International Harvester, the majority give little, if any, mention of those products used or made outside the USA. The book's author has comprehensively addressed that shortfall. Lavishly illustrated with archive and modern images." --Vintage Tractor May 2009

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Table of contents

Section headings: The Butterfly Effect; Unstopped Mouths; Composition; Dialogues with Death; India Sutra; Fragilities.

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