Question for the Fordson Guys

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Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by kenhaverhill » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:47 pm

I have what appears to be a 1920 fordson F tractor,and was wondering about the color. Mine is orange and I didnt think this was a stock color but its hard to believe someone painted it because there is no other color underneath the orange and there is paint where it seems would have been difficult to get to. Also when looking at the vendors I see that a Fordson orange paint is offered? Thanks in advance


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Re: Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by Jim Eubanks » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:13 pm

I painted mine gray with red wheels , official color was machinery gray with bright red wheels sr 253552 thru 365191 for 1920 thru 23 yrs.

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Re: Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by Mark Gregush » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:50 pm

What I was told is the Irish built Fordson's were blue with orange wheels. Between what years I do not know.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :roll:

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Re: Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by Lgitts » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:20 pm

Ken, your Fordson is most likely an Irish Fordson, built in Cork, Ireland and orange would be the correct and original color. I think when production was moved from Cork, Ireland, to Dagenham, England, is when they because blue with orange wheels, though I'm no expert on this.

To date your tractor via serial number, you can visit " thefordsonhouse.com" and click on the dating chart. It lists the years by serial number and country of manufacture.

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Re: Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by Mark Gregush » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:52 pm

Thanks for posting the web site. It was suggested to me today, but slipped my mind.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :roll:

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Re: Question for the Fordson Guys

Post by d stroud » Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:03 am

Could it have been an industrial or State owned tractor. Many of those were painted in different colors, orange and yellow were popular. Just a WAG Dave
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