Welcome Buyers!!The 1:16 Allis Chalmers 440 was produced in 2019 to commemorate Toy Farmers Magazine's 40th Anniversary. It is a highly detailed replica from ERTL's Prestige collection. The tractor offered is a gold-plated die cast metal measuring approximately 14" long x 6" wide x and 8" tall.Only 4 gold-plated 1:16 Allis Chalmers tractors were produced by ERTL of this special tractor. This the first of the 4 to be offered for auction. Dates and venues of sales for the remaining... 3 tractors has not yet been determined.100% of the selling price of this tractor will be contributed by Toy Farmer to Farm Aid, the national non-profit that works to cultivate a vibrant family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. We are pleased to hold this auction just prior to Farm Aid's annual festival. Farm Aid 2019 will be Saturday, September 21, at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin. To learn about Farm Aid, visit farmaid.org.In addition to this auction, Toy Farmer invites the toy collecting community to join our campaign of support by donating to Farm Aid via the following link: DONATE TO FARMAID HEREUpon receipt of payment* the winning bidder will receive the tractor shown. Shipping will be paid by Toy Farmer. An alternative delivery method-such as picking up at Toy Farmer offices in North Dakota or the 2019 National Farm Toy Show in Dyersville- may be arranged.*Please note the payment for this model will NOT qualify as a tax deduction for the winning bidder.Allis Chalmers 440 history (as written on the decorative container): "Allis Chalmers' early attempts at designing an inhouse 4x4 tractor were not successful. Instead, A-C purchased the existing Bearcat tractor from Steiger and named it the Model 440. Introduced in 1972, it was powered by a Cummins 555-in3 V8 engine and had a 165-drawbar h.p. Over 1000 of these popular tractors were sold during the four years it was on the market.Happy Bidding!
On Aug-29-19 at 18:23:41 PDT, seller added the following information:You may also visit www.farmaid.org/toyfarmer for making a donation to Farm Aid (in the event the click-through link provided in the Description does not function properly).