Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:47 pm
I didn't write down the number, but eBay had the two curved side panels for an O-6 orchard model tractor. They sold for $4800.00! That would have been good for three Cubs and it didn't even include the tractor. Glad I'm not into the high priced stuff.
Thu Jan 18, 2007 7:27 am
Those orchard models can be quite the collector's item. I think they are neat looking. A lot of work to restore and as you noted - sheet metal parts reflect their rarity in their cost.
Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:32 pm
Yeah those went crazy, sad thing there's a guy who makes those reproduction for $875 a pair! Bet the high bidder didn't know that. We bought our O-4 with a completely rebuilt engine and good batwings for $1800. Our back fenders are junk, we're going to have to make them, but even if we had to pay $4000 to have a set made, we'd be ahead of that guy.
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