Field Marshall 3A
Tamar Vintage Tractors - Field Marshall 3A
We are excited to introduce this exceptionally well-presented Field Marshall for sale at Tamar Vintage Tractors.
The Field Marshal 3A was in production between 1952 and 1956. Just 2125 models were built with serial numbers ranging from 15207 – 17331. This particular tractor can be identified as a mid-production model with a serial number of 16225.
This Field Marshall has benefited from a full mechanical restoration in recent years as well as fresh paintwork which has been completed to a high standard.
An extensive list of work carried out includes:
4 new tyres
New big end & cap
Brakes have been stripped, relined, with new oil in the rear end
Clutch cone relined.
New clutch cable fitted
New radiator guard
New fan belt
New front badge
Overhauled steering - including re-bushed steering joints
New seat & cushion
New steering wheel
New chrome throttle rods
New diesel filters
New decompressor cable
New front tow hitch
The tractor is an easy starter on the handle, having started numerous Marshalls over the years, I can confidently say this one starts very well and doesn’t die down to a stop when its going!
It runs very well and pulls well in all gears. The brakes are nice a responsive too.
The engine block is free from any frost damage and the numbers on the engine match the serial plate.
Field Marshalls are fitted with a very distinctive single cylinder diesel engine, with its 6.5’ piston and 9’ stoke they produced around 40Hp and where renowned for their fuel efficiency when driving a threshing drum.
These unique tractors are started either by hand or power start using a power cartridge.
The Series 3 Range featured a 3 speed, 2 range gearbox, improved brakes (over the Series 2) and the engine rotation was also changed. The earlier models run counterclockwise, whereas the 3’s all run clockwise.
Being an later 3A it was painted Fowler Orange around which would put its date of manufacture around 1953.
If you are looking for a genuine 3A ready to rally or to add to your collection, then this is the one for you!
Based in Tavistock, Devon. Part exchanges are welcome.
Nationwide delivery can be arranged.