Fresh from its collector car sale in Glendale, Arizona, Mecum Auctions sends its Gone Farmin’ division to Davenport, Iowa, for the Spring Classic auction March 25-27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
The auction docket includes 1,000 vintage tractors, trucks and “farm relics,” such as signs and other items.
Eight private collections have consigned lots to the auction, including more than 130 tractors from Jackson Boy’s Collection and 68 from the Andy and Doris Spaans Collection.
Consigned from the Dave Anton Collection is a restored 1938 Minneapolis-Moline UDLX tractor that is one of the auction’s “star” lots, according to Mecum.
Another “star” offering is a 1915 Wallis Cub Model D, “one of a handful known to exist today.”
“It often seems that the most mechanically minded among us tune into those talents at an exceptionally young…