The concept of the these toys was inspired from the real life size tractors invented by John Deere, he was an American born in February 7, 1804 – May 17, 1886. After a meager education, he was apprenticed in 1821 at age 17, to Captain Benjamin Lawrence, a prosperous Middlebury blacksmith, and entered the trade for himself in 1825. He married in 1827, and fathered five children. When Deere's business was not doing very well and he was having trouble with creditors. Facing bankruptcy, Deere sold the shop to his father-in-law and departed for Illinois.
Deere & Company is ranked 27th in AARP's list of Best Employers for Workers over 50. Deere & Company tied with Cooper Tire & Rubber for the second-lowest score (33 out of 100) of all rated companies in its category in the Human Rights Campaign's 2008 Corporate Equality Index, a measure of Gay and Lesbian workplace equality From the beginning, Deere insisted on making high-quality equipment. He once said, "I will never put my name on a product that does not have in it the best that is in me." Following the Panic of 1857, as business improved, Deere left the day-to-day operations to his son Charles. In 1868, Deere incorporated his business as Deere & Company.
This authentic John Deere 1:64 set includes one incredibly detailed model 568 round baler and six individual round bales. The baler features a functional chute that can hold one round bale. Other features include durable die cast construction, rotating spindle, and a front hitch that is compatible with most 1:64 tractors. Baler measures 2.75 x 2 x 2 Inches manufactured by Ertl the worldwide leader in farm toys. Recommended age: 3 years and up, Ertl, the worldwide leader in farm toys for over sixty years, is proud to offer this highly detailed replica. Featuring die cast parts, realistic details, and authentic decoration, this accurately scaled replica is sure to be a hit with collectors and fans of all ages. There is variety to choose from at Wantitall, search under John Deere.