Case 1030 Tractor Model

Description (Brief):

The nature of farming dramatically changed in the 20th century through what came to be known as the Green Revolution. From the 1920s-1950s farming productivity rose dramatically due to mechanization, fertilizers, chemicals (fungicides, pesticides, herbicides) and the hybridization of plants and animals. Agricultural innovations continue to be important to farming today. While the museum has over a dozen full-size tractors and other pieces of farming equipment, most technical developments of the 20th century are represented in the collection through toys and models.

Description (Brief)

The Ertl Company of Dyersville, Iowa, made this metal model of a Case 1030 “Comfort King" tractor during the 1960s. The tractor was Ertl stock number 192 that was built on a 1:16 scale.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture, Agricultural Equipment Toys, Agriculture

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Credit Line: Fred Ertl, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.69A09.05Catalog Number: 69A09.05Accession Number: 282677

Object Name: tractor, Case

Measurements: overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 in x 8 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 15.24 cm x 21.59 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-b494-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_861260

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