Auction Date: Monday 27th May 2024 – Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Location: Caersws Vintage Rally, Red House Farm, A489, Caersws SY17 5SF

1951 Ferguson TEA-20

1951 Ferguson TEA-20 Tractor for Auction: This classic features a robust four-cylinder petrol engine with 24 brake horsepower and the revolutionary Harry Ferguson patented three-point linkage system. Manufactured by Standard Motor Co. Ltd in Coventry, England, it remains in excellent mechanical condition. A true piece of agricultural history, perfect for enthusiasts and collectors.

Up for auction is a historically significant 1951 Ferguson TEA-20 tractor, a quintessential example of post-war British engineering. This tractor features a robust four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 24 brake horsepower, perfectly complemented by the innovative rear three-point linkage system, a hallmark of Harry Ferguson’s engineering genius. The three-point linkage, patented by Harry Ferguson, revolutionized farming by dramatically improving the efficiency of agricultural implements.

This particular TEA-20 was meticulously manufactured by Standard Motor Co. Ltd at their renowned Banner Lane facility in Coventry, England, under the auspices of Harry Ferguson Ltd. Its enduring design and construction speak volumes of the era’s industrial prowess.

Preserved in its near-original state, this tractor remains mechanically sound and starts without hesitation, a testament to its quality and the care it has received over the decades. It was originally purchased with the intention to modify it by installing a V8 engine, but the tractor’s superb condition made such a transformation unnecessary.

This piece is not just a working tractor but a slice of agricultural history that offers a glimpse into the mid-20th-century farming revolution. It is an ideal acquisition for collectors who appreciate the blend of historical significance and mechanical integrity. Whether for preservation, collection, or active use, this Ferguson TEA-20 stands ready to enrich its new owner’s appreciation of vintage machinery.