Tractor World Scotland draws local interest

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n Runner up in the orginal class was this 1982 6610 E County.built in November 1982 this was on ofthe last tractors made before County had to close the doors to production at Fleet in early 1983 owned by Graeme Duncan of Inverurie.

TRACTOR World Scotland took place on March 23 and 24 at the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh.

The standard of tractors on display was excellent with a number of those on show from Northern Ireland.

n David Brown celebrate 80 years since the start of Tractor production at Meltham and this very well restored 1690 turbo belongs to Jim Cochrane and was the flagship model in the early eighties made in the UK. :

Quite a number of people from Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic attended the event. Flights and ferry travel make it easy for anyone from Northern Ireland to go to Tractor World Scotland and will only help the event to grow in the years ahead.

There was an auction of tractors and machinery plus other items on Saturday and a Ferguson Brown tractor that was once on a farm near Moira in County Down was offered for sale and made £10,000 plus auction fees.

n The tractor judged to be the most orginal tractor is this 1975 4600 belonging to Ian Brown from Scotland with only 1600 hrs on the clock. :

This is only the second time the show has been held in Scotland so well done to those who organise the event.

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