HORNBY: Following the closure of the Canadian Hornby importer in 2023 we have contacted Hornby numerous times to secure continued supply of Hornby products to supply our Canadian customers. Unfortunately Hornby steadfastly refuse to communicate with us. Regretfully we have concluded that Hornby has no desire to support the Canadian market. As stocks of Hornby products are exhausted we are replacing these products with products from other manufacturers.

76TRAC002 OXFORD DIECAST Fordson Tractor, green

76TRAC002 OXFORD DIECAST Fordson Tractor, green

OXFORD

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Fordson was the brand name of a range of tractors manufactured by Henry Ford, the multi-talented American motor tycoon.

Apart from being a successful businessman, Henry Ford was also an inventor and his first Fordson tractor was put into mass production in 1917.

By 1925, he had made over half a million of them, used not only in the USA and Canada but in Britain as well.

As a result of the US recession of the 1920s and 1930s, Ford moved production to the Irish Republic in 1929 before moving again to Dagenham in the UK, which was to become the home of the Ford Motor Company for decades afterwards.

The Fordson marque was subsequently replaced by the Ford name but UK Ford tractors continued in manufacture until the company was sold off to Fiat in 1991.