Focal Point: Ford Tractor with Plow – Arcade • 1941

By Steve Butler

DEFINITIVE FACTORY catalog descriptions require lesser creativity from writers. Following is the description that Arcade offered for its new model 7220 Ford Tractor and Plow for 1941 wherein the company stated that it is:

“an exact miniature 2-3/4 inches wide, 4-1/4 inches high. Overall length of trac-tor and plow is 8-3/4 inches, the tractor is 6-1/2 inches long. A two bottom plow is attached to the rear of the tractor, the plow is raised and lowered by a lever at the right side of the driver’s seat. Beautifully finished in shiny gray enam-el, the body is trimmed in gold bronze. The plow shares are painted red. The driver has a red coat and hat with arms and face painted a flesh color. The wheels are black with centers painted gray.”

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