The Ivel Agricultural Tractor

Made:
1902; 1913-1920 in Biggleswade
maker:
Lodge Plugs Limited
designer:
Daniel Albone
Ivel 3 wheeled tractor - with driver.
      Ivel agricultural tractor on three steel wheels (front single, with solid rubber

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Ivel 3 wheeled tractor - with driver. Ivel agricultural tractor on three steel wheels (front single, with solid rubber
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Ivel agricultural tractor on three steel wheels (front single, with solid rubber tyre; rear, straked), designed by Daniel Alborne, and made by Ivel Agricultural Motors Limited, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, 1902, and two spark plugs by Lodge Sparking Plug Company Limited, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1913-1920. Engine: 2-cylinder horizontally opposed petrol. Believed to be the first 'production' tractor built by Ivel, and the first British internal combustion engine powered light agricultural tractor.

Ivel agricultural tractor on three steel wheels (front single, with solid rubber tyre; rear, straked), by 'The Ivel Agricultural Motors Ltd.', Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, 1902. Engine: 2-cylinder horizontally opposed petrol. Believed to be the first 'production' tractor built by Ivel, and the first British internal combustion engined light agricultural tractor.

Details

Category:
Agricultural Engineering
Object Number:
1920-130
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), incomplete, paint, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (approximate): Height = 1350 x Width = 1550 x Depth = 2700 mm
type:
tractor
credit:
Ivel Agricultural Motors Ltd.