P.B.Bettinson Ltd of Holbeach Linconshire, were an Agricultural Engineers and dealership .
Opened in 1941 by former Levertons of Spalding sales manager Percy Bettinson. They supplied several makes of machinery and built a range of own brand implements and accessories.
By the 1950s they moved from being a dealership to concentrate on manufacturing under the new general manger Dick Stocks.
- 3 wheel conversion for Fordson E1A Major and Fordson E27N Major for row crop work. This kit was introduced in April 1951 and a later price list showed it cost £75.
They then went on to design and build a range of seed drills, The Bettinson DD direct drill.
The company was bought out in the late 1970s by Hestair Ltd.
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Old Tractor Issue 1