JOHN DEERE “30” EARLY VERSION
Manufactured by Ertl in the early 70’s.
Has solid yellow decals on the sides
The Early “30” has a metal seat, steering wheel, and front rim.
The Late “30” has plastic seat, steering wheel, and front rim.
The front post on the Early “30” is different than the front past on theLate 30
DECALS: Left and Right side, two on the Front, the back of the Seat, and the Steering Wheel
FRONT TIRE: 7x1 1/2” rib tread, flat face, plain
REAR TIRE: 12x1 3/4” lug tread, plain
FRONT RIM: Smooth high dome with no hubcap slot, with domed pushnuts
REAR RIM: Smooth High Dome with low dome hubcaps
HUBS: Round hub with large plastic bearing
CHAIN: Regular chain with a chain guard
PEDALS: Black ribbed plastic with hat shaped pushnuts
Pedal crank same color as tractor
STEERING WHEEL: Flat, 3 spoke diecast
SEAT: Same as “20” seat, though some feel it can also have the IH “806” seat
HITCH: Round head, rivet type hitch pin
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