A DB 885
|Model status||Discontinued Discontinued|
|Preceded by||David Brown 780|
|Superseded by||David Brown ?|
|Engine make||David Brown|
|No. of Cylinders||4|
|Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged||Na|
|Gearbox make||David Brown|
|Linkage Category||Cat I|
|Weight (nominal) lb/kg||1723 kg (3800 lbs)|
|Factories||Meltham, W. Yorkshire, England|
|Nebraska Tests No.||Unknown|
The David Brown 885 was built by David Brown from 1971 to 1980 in Meltham West Yorkshire. It had a 43 horsepower (32 kW) David Brown engine.
Model History Edit
- For Company history see
- Main article: David Brown
The history of this item is unknown. Can you help add any history for it ?
- Introduced in 1971 as a replacement compact model for the ?
- 1976 - Colour scheme swapped to Case White tin & Orange mechanicals
- 1976 - Q Cab Std for UK market
- Replaced in 1980 by the David Brown ?
Factory locations Edit
- Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK
- See Info box details
Variations and Options Edit
The 885 was branded "David Brown Case"
- Low clearance option
- Weather frame - roof only option
- optional cladding kit to form a cab (185)
- canvas side screens by Lambourne (dealer alternative)
- Cab - optional
- post 1976 Q cab STD for sound regs
- Low profile Sekura Cab option
Serial Numbers Information Edit
- Can you add any details of build numbers ?
|Year||Serial run||Number Built||Notes (Total built ?).|
|1980||? built||Last 885 built 1980|
|year||serial no||Number built||Notes|
- 885 cost £? in ? new
No information on any of these tractors in preservation is available.
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|Make + Model No.||Reg No. |
|Serial No.||Build-Date||Engine-Type/Make||Owner |
|Photo||Were seen/Featured in||Other info|
|David Brown 885||-||No. 646996||year ?||David Brown||owner ?||At Pickering Steam Rally 2011|
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|Make & model||reg no||serial no||date built||engine||owner||
|seen at||misc info|
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See also Edit
- Case IH for successor company info
- David Brown Tractor Club
- Clubs Listing - List of other tractor and vintage machinery related clubs.
- David Brown Museum
- Shows and Meets - Has some museum open day dates & Shows with DB tractors
- Collections - List of private collections - Is your missing ? (add it to the list then create a page for it and share details & photos with others)
References / Sources Edit
David Brown Tractors 1965-1988 (Book), By Anthony L. Heath
External Links Edit