AGRICULTURE: Flivver Farm Machinery

Last summer Chicago's mammoth International Harvester Co., No. i U. S. farm implement manufacturer, belatedly entered the booming small-implement market with a new, light tractor selling at $515, or $225 cheaper than any previous International model. Fortnight ago it caught up with the sensationally successful market in small combines (which harvest and thresh crops in a single operation as they move through fields) by introducing a 4-ft. model priced at $405—cheapest in the U. S. save for Allis-Chalmers' 40-in., $340 combine which opened up the small-combine field five years ago.

Last week, hot on big International's heels followed two smaller competitors....

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