More than 70 classic Ford and Ford variant tractors sold to a top price of £74,000 for a 1979 County 1474 ‘Short Nose’ vehicle, at a collector’s sale in Somerset.

The sale, from Malcolm Beaton, from Somerton, also saw a 1979 County 1474 restoration project of the ‘Short Nose’ including donor tractor, sell for £30,000

A County 1184 LWB dating back to the 1980s also made £54,000.

Top prices amongst the spares were £3400 for a set of 16 County front leaf weights and £3600 for a Ford AP cab (ex-Ford 7000).

Auctioneers: Cheffins.