McCormick Farmall HV 1952
McCormick Farmall HV 1952
Model history
Model introduced 1942
Model discontinued 1953
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by McCormick-Deering Farmall F-20 Cane Tractor
Superseded by McCormick Farmall Super HV
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model C-152
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 24 belt, 20 drawbar
Governed rpm 1650
Displacement cu in /(litre) 152 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.375 in
Stroke in (mm) 4.25 in
Cooling system water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type sliding gear
Gearbox make International
Forward 5
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category drawbar
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 6.00-20 4-ply
Rear 9.00-36 6-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 147 in
Width (inches/meters) 86 in
Height (inches/meters) 87 in
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 4430 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 25 ft
Wheelbase 92 in
Other info
Factories Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Plow rating 2-14"
Nebraska Tests No. 333
Approximate Cost new in (year) $2740 (1951)
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The Farmall HV was a Row crop tractor built by the International Harvester company from 1939 to 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Model historyEdit

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Main article: International Harvester

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The new McCormick-Deering Farmall Farmall HV was a high-clearance variation of the Farmall H. It used drop-down rear axle housings and an arched front axle to increase crop clearance by several inches.

Timeline Edit

  • 1942 - McCormick-Deering Farmall HV high-clearance model replaced McCormick-Deering Farmall F-20 Cane Tractor
  • 1946 - name shortened to McCormick Farmall HV
  • 1953 - replaced by McCormick Farmall Super HV

Factory locations Edit

  • Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • Standard tires
    • Front: 6.00-20 4-ply (1942)
    • Rear: 9.00-36 6-ply (1942); 12-36 6-ply (1949)

Variations and Options Edit

  • Electric starting
  • Pneumatic "Lift-All" implement lift system
  • Optional tires
    • Front:
    • Rear: 10.00-36 6-ply (1946); 11.25-36, 11-38, or 12-38 6-ply (1948); 13-36 (1949)

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1942 FBHV93237 122589 Serial range includes Farmall H-HV
1943 122590 150250 Number built included with Farmall H
1944 150251 186122
1945 186123 214819
1946 214820 241142
1947 241143 268990
1948 268991 300875
1949 300876 327974
1950 327975 351922
1951 351923 375860
1952 375861 390499
1953 390500 391730
Total built


A very small number of examples of this model can be seen in museums and at tractor Shows and Meets in the UK and America.

  • One example is known in the UK which was imported from Canada and restored by Chris Dart a collector in Somerset. Featured in Old Tractor Magazine June 2010. - (photo required)

List of Preserved Farmall H series tractors
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Make + Model No. Reg No.
(if known)
Serial No. Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
Farmall H DVF 323 sn FBH4141 1939 IH  ? Farmall H sn FBH4141 - DVF 323 at Newark 09 - IMG 6813 At Newark 2009 early version
Farmall H - sn FBH236506  ? IH owner ? IH Farmall H sn 236506 - Tricycle at Anglesey 2010 - IMG 2384 At Isle of Anglesey Vintage Show 2010 fitted with Tricycle option
Farmall HV - Unknown 1952 IH Chris Dart Image needed LHB

Featured in Old Tractor Magazine June 2010 High-clearance - One of only 387 built
Image needed LHB

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Gallery Edit

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See also Edit

Collection related info
  • Shows and Meets - events featuring tractors and other machinery
  • Clubs Listing - List of clubs including various tractor marques
  • Collections - list of private collections with tractors (add yours)
  • Museums - includes museums featuring tractors (please add missing ones)

References / Sources Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wendel, C. H., 150 Years of International Harvester, Crestline Publishing, Sarasota, Florida, 1981

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