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Grandpas 54 IH truck repainted with original receipt

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by SNOWLORD, Mar 13, 2011.


    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

    Got her painted still have a few things to button up, My dad found the original receipt from 1954 while going thru some old ledgers and paperwork thought you all might get a kick out of it.
  2. wizardsr

    wizardsr PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,538

  3. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,106

    Phone # 47..........Classic.

    Wish I could find an oldie like that to play with.
  4. keitha

    keitha Senior Member
    Messages: 133

    Classic piece of history.
    That receipt is an exceptional find too.
    Nice job.
  5. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    I'll give you new price for it ;)
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    How many payments did it take to pay it off?

    Lets see more of that firewood operation.
  7. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    x2, what's with the pickup under the conveyor?
  8. Elite Property Services

    Elite Property Services Senior Member
    Messages: 230

    Am I seeing things or is the elevator mounted to a pickup.
  9. 87chevy

    87chevy Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    Repair parts and Twine

    Great find, can't beat the classic iron
  10. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    Very cool, the original bill of sale makes it even better.

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

    Thanks for all the positive comments guys. And yes there is a conveyor mounted on an old truck.
  12. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    nice truck!
  13. snobgone

    snobgone Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 122

    That is really cool. Nice color too. What was the license on the receipt? The registration?
  14. flatlander42

    flatlander42 Senior Member
    Messages: 421


    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

  16. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Awesome truck with a great history you have there. Growing up my neighbor had a '54 IH that he used to use for parades and let me drive around with him in when I was a kid. It was rough. A few years ago I tracked him down and offered him $4000 for it and he wouldn't take it.
  17. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    looks nice. did the interior get done
  18. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    That is a very cool truck, I really like the original look you kept, If you are ever in Duluth with it I'd lolve to see it.
  19. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    $1313.65 new. What's it worth now? Great looking truck. It's realy awsome you kept it in the family all these years.

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

    The interior did not get done other than the seat the rest just got a good cleaning. I have no idea what it is worth now, doesnt really matter much might be fun to find out I guess. Thanks again for all the positive remarks. The old girl will be well cared for and someday my son will have her.