Story: Investment

Selling tractors (2nd of 2)

Selling tractors

The post-war years saw considerable investment in farming as international demand for exports remained high and returned soldiers settled on the land. Here a tractor salesman discusses the merits of a Ford tractor at the John W. Ford dealership in Auckland in 1948.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Brent Layton, 'Investment - Post-war investment, 1940 to 1980', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

Story by Brent Layton, published 11 Mar 2010