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Avery 8-16
Avery 8-16 no 8393 of 1917 (front) at Newark 08 - IMG 3614
The compact size of the Avery 8-16 against a (more) modern diesel tractor.
Model history
Model introduced 1916
Model discontinued 1922
Model status Discontinued
Engine Specification
Power hp 8 / 16
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive 2WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories Avery, Illinois, USA
Plow rating Unknown
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The Avery 8-16 was built from 1916-22 by the Avery company of Avery, Illinois, USA. It features a 8 hp (6.0 kW) / 16 hp (12 kW) engine.

Avery 8-16 no 8393 of 1917 at Newark 08 - IMG 3617

Side view showing Clutch unit and the reduction drive gear in the wheel rim

Avery 8-16 no 8393 of 1917 of G. Gregory at Newark 08 - IMG 3612

Flywheel Side view of the Avery 8-16 of G. Gregory

Model historyEdit

For Company history, see Avery.

Details unknown.

PreservationEdit

These early tractors were not common in the UK and were soon supersede by the more compact and efficient 'Modern' tractors like the mass produced Fordson.

Few examples have survived and most are probably modern imports from the United States and Canada. It is believed that only about 5 examples exist in the UK.

  • Avery 8-16 no. 8393 pictured here owned by Mr. G. Gregory of Spalding is a rare running example in the UK.
  • Please list more examples here from the UK or in other countries including museums

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • Newark show catalogue

External linksEdit

  • Steel-Wheels Net - Pre 1930s tractors website with more info on vintage tractors

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