1970's Combine Prices

Monday evening (May 4, 2020) a S-W-E-E-T 1974 IHC 715 gas combine with low hours and an IHC 810 15’ bean head near Blue Earth, MN is selling in an online auction by my good friends at Zielsdorf Auction & Real Estate Services (www.zielsdorfauctions.com).

Here’s link to this '74 IHC 715 combine on the online auction Monday evening: https://zielsdorf.nextlot.com/public/sales/88060/lots/18673378

Combines sure have come a long way in 46 years, right? Bigger, bigger, bigger…Biggest. $$…$$$…$$$$. GPS…Computers…Data…DEF-initely ever changing.

I was a kid growing up in the 1970’s. Perhaps that’s why I’m still so interested in tractors and combines from that decade of my youth. Here’s a look at recent auction sale prices on combines from the 1970’s followed a look at the Highest auction sale prices the past 2 years on combines from the 1970’s.



Great story on the top of the heap auction price 1970’s combines sold the past 2 years, the 1975 JD 4440 with only 480 actual hours sold for $13,000 with no heads on a 9/1/18 farm auction in Grand Island, Neb. Here’s a Machinery Pete Youtube video interview I did the young Nebraska man, Kyle Pullen, who bought the '75 JD 4400 on that sale: https://www.machinerypete.com/media_posts/young-nebraska-man-owns-1975-john-deere-4400-combine-with-only-500-hours

By the way…update to blog I posted last week, also selling on this Monday, May 4th online auction by Zielsdorf Auction & Real Estate Services, from the same seller of the sweet 1974 IHC 715 gas combine with low hours near Blue Earth, MN is an amazing 1982 JD 4240 tractor with only 980 actual “1 owner” hours, power shift. Online bid on it already up to $32,000 as of this late this afternoon. Will it set a new record 4240 price? Stay tuned. Here’s link to the blog on this 1982 JD 4240 with 980 hours with look at highest ever auction prices on 4240’s: 1982 JD 4240 Tractor with only 980 Hours, 1 owner, For Sale on Minnesota Auction

Link to (35) 1970’s model Combines for sale today: https://tinyurl.com/ycpne8b3

Machinery Pete

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