Various components may have parts or casting numbers.
Make sure you have actually found the tractor serial number, and not one of these other numbers.
It could not only plow, but was capable of precision work such as cultivating. Equipment is stil manufactured under the Case IH name.
International Harvester's agricultural operations were merged with the J.
Model years versus calendar years Tractors, just like automobiles, are manufactured on a model or production year.
The new production year usually starts around September.
This is an updated version (June 29, 2004) There is little to decode from IH serial numbers.
If you have a table of them, they do identify the time frame a truck was built in, but that is not hidden within the serial number.
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