Up for bids is a very nice 1926 catalog of horse and tractor drawn implements manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Co., Inc. in Springfield, Ohio. This small 15 page catalog is fully illustrated and includes prices.
's what's included in this catalog:
-Two-Row Corn Drill
-Two-Rwo Corn Planter
BEET AND BEAN DRILLS
CORN AND COTTON DRILLS
CORN AND COTTON PLANTERS
-One-Row Riding Pivot Axle
-Two-Row Riding Pivot Axle
-One-Row Disc Pivot Axle
-Two-Row Disc Pivot Axle
-Beet and Bean
-Five Disc, One-Horse
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Both the front and back covers of this 1926 catalog feature an image of The American Seeding-Machine Company's manufacturing plant.
This 15 page catalog is in excellent condition. The cover is detached from the staple binding, but it is a clean detachment, as t are no rips or tears...the staples have simply come loose. These staples show rust, which has extended to the paper a bit. The catalog measures 6 3/8th inches tall and is 3 5/8th inches wide. T are no creases, no soiling, etc.. It is in very nice condition and will be a wonderful addition to any collection...don't miss out!
High bidder pays $1.40 for nicely packaged and protected USPS first class postage within the U.S. and Canada. International postage will be $2.75. We accept Paypal, money orders and personal checks and always ship super fast. Thanks for looking and happy bidding everyone!
Christy & Mike -FUNKIJUNK The American Seeding Machine Company was organized in 1903 through a merger that brought together many competing companies. The partners in the 1903 American Seeding Machine merger included the Hoosier Drill Company of Richmond, Indiana.
The Hoosier Drill Company was started by Joseph Ingels in 1857 and operated at Milton, Indiana until 1868 when the company was reorganized as the Hoosier Drill Company. They manufactured, at first, corn planting drills (hollow spikes that 'drilled' into the ground and deposited a seed) and then broadcast seeders.
P.P. Mast and Company, of Springfield, Ohio was another member of the American Seeding merger. This company was formed in 1856 by John Thomas and P.P. Mast, under the name Thomas and Mast. They built grain drills and cider presses, but during the 1860s they expanded their manufacturing line by introducing cultivators and other implements. During 1871 Thomas and Mast dissolved their partnership, being then known as P.P. Mast and Company. This company built the Buckeye Drill.14
Several other drill manufacturers made up the 1903 merger under American Seeding Machine Company. Superior Drill Company, Empire Drill Company, and Bickford & Huffman were also merged (with the previously mentioned companies) into the American Seeding Machine and lost their individual identities in the 1929 merger into the Oliver Farm Equipment Company
The Oliver Farm Equipment Company was formed in April 1929, through the merger of American Seeding Machine Company, Hart-Parr Tractor Company, Nichols & Shepard Company, and Oliver Chilled Plow Works.
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