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420 Serial numbers, first and last
 

80001-94818

(1956 all green tractors)

100001-119764

(1957 two tone tractor)

125002-136868

(1958 slant steer tractor)

Type First Last First Last First Last
T 80001 94750 100022 119764 12503 136864
S 80032 94727 100029 119710 125025 136866
C 80002 94815 100008 119761 125007 136795
W 80179 94818 100001 119763 125002 136868
V 90091 94363 100330 119064 125309 135242
H 80231 94799 100515* 119789 125132 136856
I - - 114632 119576 125001 130578
U 80027 94794 100027 119709 125004* 136867*

*H - 100515 listed as scrapped; 100579 listed as scrapped

*U - Does not include Holt forklift tractors

 

420 production totals

Type

1956

80001-94818

1957

100001-119764

1958

12501-136868

Totals

T 2,643 2,749 2,188 7,580
S 1,550 1,258 1,100 3,908
C 5,386 9,498 2,998 17,882
W 3,071 3,961 4,165 11,197
V 24 31 31 86
H 181 246 183 610
I 0 166 89 255
U 1,963 1,855 1,114 4,932
Totals 14,818 19,764 11,868 46,450*

*Includes 25 420U chassis converted to John Deere-Holt 3T forklifts

 

420 all-fuel production

Type

80001-94818

100001-119764

125001-136868

Total

T

73

112

49

234

S

15

46

8

69

C

50

96

88

234

W

72

218

109

399

V

2

0

1

3

H

13

30

4

47

I

0

0

0

0

U

17

30

7

54

TOTAL

242

532

266

1,040

 

420 Nebraska tests (observed maximum power)
  Drawbar Belt SN
420 All-fuel 21.29 22.73 42S #88206
420 Gasoline 26.15 28.31 420W #91466
420 Crawler (gas) 23.53 28.76 42C #88443

 

420 LP-Gas, 125001-136868

T

225

S

23

C

4

W

10

V

0

H

6

I

0

U

6

Total

364

Note: 420 tractors were not offered with LP-Gas engines until 125001

 

420 Price List

Basic models  
Crawler (C) $2,316.00
Hi-Crop (H) 2,328.00
Industrial (I) 2,210.00
Standard (S) 1,976.00
Tricycle (T) 2,090.00
Special (V) 2,195.00
Row Crop Utility (W) 2,170.00
   
Popular Options  
All fuel engine 30.00
Live PTO 136.00
Five speed transmission 36.00
Clutch type direction reverser 136.00
Fenders 21.00
Power steering 25.00
LP-Gas engine 240.00
Orchard muffler 4.00
Remote hydraulic control 88.00
Silencer muffler 9.00
Rear wheel weights 21.00
Front wheel weights 21.00
Hour meter 16.00
Belt pulley 67.00
Remote cylinder 67.00
   
As of July 1, 1958  

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Note: All info on this page taken from the March 2003 issue of Green Magazine.