Mid-19th century plow that is believed to be the first production version of John Deere's famous self-scouring steel plow. Retaining its original hardware, particularly the often missing adjustable hitching point, this is an as-found, museum quality item.
This piece was salvaged from a farm south of Bloomington, IL less than 150 miles from Grand Detour, IL where Deere had his first blacksmith shop.
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MM - 301265 - 102523
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