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  • British National Ploughing Championships

    British National Ploughing Championships

    Chris Graham on 24th September 2021

    The countdown has started for this year’s British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival, to be held on October 9th-10th.

  • A fantastic tractor sale!

    A fantastic tractor sale!

    Chris Graham on 15th September 2021

    The Cheffins-run auction of the Liddell family's machinery collection must go down the best of the year. It was a fantastic tractor sale!

  • It’s a County record-breaker!

    It’s a County record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 4th September 2021

    The recent Cheffins-managed Liddle family sale saw some amazing machinery sold, including a spectacular Country record-breaker! It’s a County record-breaker: The ultimate 1983 1474 (No. 48724), which went on to make double what I predicted, fetching a whopping £249,312. It…

  • Tractor sales are booming!

    Tractor sales are booming!

    Chris Graham on 22nd August 2021

    The encouraging news from agricultural equipment auction specialist Cheffins, is that UK tractor sales are booming.

  • Seven traction engines!

    Seven traction engines!

    Chris Graham on 28th July 2021

    Terry Maynard recalls the life and times he’s enjoyed with the seven traction engines he’s owned over the past 52 years.

  • Steam-themed weekend!

    Steam-themed weekend!

    Chris Graham on 13th June 2021

    David Reed visited Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, to sample its recent, steam-themed weekend.

  • 1928 Aveling & Porter roller

    1928 Aveling & Porter roller

    Chris Graham on 31st May 2021

    Paul Ritchie tells the tale of first-time engine owner Steve Vaughan, acquired and restored his 1928 Aveling & Porter roller.

  • Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Chris Graham on 19th May 2021

    Bob Moorman charts the life of one of the most recognisable, 100-year-old showman’s engines around, Burrell Special Scenic No.1.

  • Roadless Ploughmaster 90 restored

    Roadless Ploughmaster 90 restored

    Chris Graham on 11th February 2021

    Tony Hoyland discovers a beautifully-restored, ex-demonstrator Roadless Ploughmaster 90 that’s been brought back to life in the most exacting way. Richard Mason with the Roadless Ploughmaster 90; the late-afternoon burst of sunshine really makes that fresh paintwork pop! I think…

  • Tractors flying abroad!

    Tractors flying abroad!

    Chris Graham on 9th July 2020

    Older Massey Fergusons among the tractors flying abroad at the third, Cheffins monthly online plant and machinery auction.

  • Harrogate Vintage Sale is cancelled

    Harrogate Vintage Sale is cancelled

    Chris Graham on 10th June 2020

    It is with great sadness and much regret that Cheffins Vintage team has announced that the Harrogate Vintage Sale is cancelled.

  • Classic tractors working hard

    Classic tractors working hard

    Chris Graham on 7th March 2020

    Sarah Waspe meets an enthusiast with a long tradition of farming in his family, and a liking for keeping his classic tractors working hard.

  • Cheffins classic truck sale

    Cheffins classic truck sale

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    A recent Cheffins classic truck sale at Derek Cooper Transport, in Suffolk, included several interesting tractors and trucks, as Joseph Lewis reports. Entries at the recent Cheffins classic truck sale ranged from a 1936 Foden DG4 7½ ton flatbed, which sold for £15,900, right…

  • Turners of Soham buy Jack Richards

    Turners of Soham buy Jack Richards

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    A 970 ERF tractor unit; typical of the type and livery of lorry operated by the company during the time of its move from Haddenham to Fakenham Jack Richards Ltd., one of Britain’s best-loved road transport companies, has been sold…