Building on the reputation of the great Grey Fergie, which saw more than half a million built, Massey Ferguson, with their red tractors, dominated the tractor market in Britain and many other places from the late 1950s to the 1970s. Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast magazine celebrates this hey-day and also looks at the more modern and older tractors linked to the Ferguson name. From restorations to recollections and also hundreds of readers free-ads there’s something for everyone here Featuring models, articles and news to interest all collectors, owners and enthusiasts, each issue is packed with restorations and recollections as well as readers free-ads there’s something for everyone. Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast magazine simply celebrates this iconic red and grey tractor.
MASSEY ARTICS STAR! • We look at one of the only working field events to take place this autumn: Gavin Motley’s superb ‘Friends Across The Field’ near Spilsby, Lincolnshire, on Sunday 6 September. There were hordes of Fergusons and MFs here, doing a great job all morning and into the early afternoon.
Classic Massey & Ferguson Enthusiast
MASSEY FERGUSON 100 SERIES FLYING OUT OF THE DOOR!
RARE ORIGINAL MF 3165R • The editor recently visited Shropshire where he met up with a very rare, one owner from new, 1967 Massey Ferguson 3165R, fitted with the Massey Ferguson Funk derived ‘Instant Reverse Transmission’. The good news is that this original specimen is for sale right now!
Stunning Masseys On SEVAC Road Run
Round Timber MF65
Combining With The Old
Combining With The New…
SEVAC Working Weekend
So This Is What My Tractor Looks Like Underneath!
New M-1700 Compact Series
Agco Announces New Chairman & Ceo Succession
Friends Across The Field
MASSEY FERGUSON 2680 • In 1976 Massey Ferguson introduced their new 2000 Series tractors in the USA, which were designed to replace the earlier and successful 1000 Series models. The new tractors were not without their problems and, although they featured some advanced technology, the range for the American market was generally regarded as being under-developed says Alan Barnes.
The Amazing Imbert May Sale It’s all happening on 30-31 October • Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October sees the dispersal sale of the entire private collection of Imbert May at Osborne Farm, Pocombe Bridge, Exeter EX4 2HD. It consists of some 240 vintage tractors, plus implements and spares and Dan Harris takes a look at the AGCO family stock.
TREAT YOURSELF OR A LOVED ONE TO A SUBSCRIPTION FOR AS LITTLE AS £19.99!
STUNNING NI MASSEY FERGUSON 100 SERIES COLLECTION • In 2019 CMFE was invited to meet successful building contractor, ex-rally champion and Massey Ferguson collector George Robinson from Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. We were delighted to accept the invitation and besides George’s collection he is also a keen member of Braid Valley Vintage Enthusiasts Ltd Club, who celebrate their 20th anniversary on 12 September with an extra special road run, which we will hear more of shortly.
FULLY LOADED • Willie Carson takes a look at a just restored Ferguson TE-F of Jonny and William Haire in Northern Ireland.
TE-D20 BUYERS GUIDE • The Ferguson TE-D20 is the epitome of 1950s farm mechanisation and although well and truly in the vintage category, this little tractor continues to be well regarded as the model on which to begin a tractor ownership and preservation hobby.
FIVE YEARS OF HARVESTING MASSEY FERGUSON 38RS • Jonathan Whitlam continues his look at combine harvesters, which may only be used for a limited number of weeks every year but, despite this, are perhaps one of the most important items of machinery...