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post #16 of 30 Old 01-01-2018, 05:41 PM
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Congrats!!!!

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Congratulations on taking the honor!! Well deserved and really neat tractor. You did a great job with it.

I like this picture a lot, it looks like it could've been apart of an original brochure or ad for it.


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Congratulations! You should be very proud to own that nice restoration! Happy 2018!

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Congrats to you. A fine job on the restore and you know the history of it a lot more personal, to me.

BTW--what company sold those when new??and where?

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Congrats on the win. Well deserved and I agree, it makes it even sweeter when it's been in the family like yours.

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Congrats to you. A fine job on the restore and you know the history of it a lot more personal, to me.

BTW--what company sold those when new??and where?

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I believe these would have been made by Gilson through the 1960s and all the way up to the 1980s. The Garden Marks were sold by Montgomery Wards. They all featured some variant of a Briggs and Straton engine, and a peerless rear end. This photo here is from 1971, and shows how they would have been displayed at a Montgomery wards stores in that time.

My experience with these little tractors, is they are very well built. They really were built to last.
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CONGRATS Nathan!

You did a real nice restoration on a very unique machine! You don't see those every day.

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Wear that T shirt with pride, you deserve it!!

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Beautiful tractor.
You did a great job breathing new life into that old girl.
I love the family history part.
Looks like it's gonna be around long enough to create even more family history.
Congrats on the honor.

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That it was your Granddad's makes it extra cool.

Congratulations, beautiful tractor.

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Beautiful machine, nice job Nathan. Congrats!

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Well, as said many times great job, nicely done. You can be sure that will garner a treasured spot in your family's history.
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