American Farm Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications, May 30, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 288 pages
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Steeped in the tradition of hard work, American nostalgia, and a simpler way of life, this book contains fascinating and informative details for anyone who farms, grew up on a farm, or finds farm collectibles fascinating. This latest edition of American Farm Collectibles captures the essence of the family farm in 1,000 photos, expertly researched pricing, and details that represent farming's role in the evolution of our society. This enhanced edition contains information about farming in print, farm tools, small-scale farming, farm kitchen collectibles, gardens and vintage tractors.

 

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Contents

A Century on the Farm
4
An Interview with the Experts
8
Finding Dating and Pricing Items
13
Farming in Print
19
Farming in Advertising
45
SmallScale Farming and Childrens Recreation
69
Farm Implements
80
Farm Tools
99
The Farm KitchenHousehold
145
The Farm Garden
187
Farm Recreation
204
Farm Organizations
218
Collectible Tractors
222
A History of Farm Advertising
242
Index
284
Copyright

Horse Hardware and Stable Items
126

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About the author (2007)

When heas not inspecting lures and decoys, author Russell E. Lewis is teaching anthropology at Ferris State University. A lure collector for the past 58 years, Lewisa experience includes previous operation of an online fishing lure business. His body of work includes Krause Publicationsa titles Classic Fishing Lures Identification and Price Guide, Fishing Collectibles Identification and Price Guide, Warmanas Sporting Collectibles, and Warmanas Duck Decoys.

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