* Newby Hall 2012

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by ploughmyfield. Filed under News.

Saturday the 9th June 2012 I will remember as one of the biggest ever Ferguson collective sales I have ever known about.
Cheffins Sale Cumbria
It was up in Cumbria and I was in two minds whether to go or not. In the end with all the press the event was attracting I decided I wouldn’t as I’m sure the event would attract high prices.
Some very highly desirable items were up for sale the very rare game flusher included! There was at least one of just about everything on offer.

Instead I made the annual trip to Newby Hall. I wasn’t disappointed.

It seens the hype about the Auction was just that, HYPE, the reports I’ve heard back tell of very hight prices (the game flusher made £8000, surely not worth it) and a lot of average items.


Ferguson Club Logo I can’t say I went to Newby Hall in my official capacity as South Yorkshire and Derbyshire area representative as it isn’t my area although I did spend a lot of time at the Ferguson Club tent and display which was again this year next to the Friends of Ferguson Heretage display. It was hard to know where one display stopped and another started. Lots of great Ferguson & Massey Ferguson tractors on display and a great collection of implements to match. (photo’s + Video to follow)

I had a fab time and the weather was sunny with just a few showers. I had a great chat with Julie Browning and Peter Smith who bought their Continental engined with magnito ignition and a disk terracer, an implement I have never seen before. They have a collection not to far away from me in Sheffield and I hope to visit at the next available opportunity.


I know it’s not a Ferguson but the oil coating on this Zetor sparkled in the sunshine.


This was the scene that created me on approaching the Ferguson Club area.

Continental Disc Terracer

Continental Disc Terracer 2

Ferguson Brown

Potato Planter

Auto Planter

Transporter Box

This looks like a reproduction Transporter Box. I’ve seen them for sale in the tractor magazines. I really fancy making my own though.


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