Howard Rotavators

Gem Dating Guide

 

 

Circled is the location of the serial number- this is often corroded or full of many layers of paint.

Below is a list of Known dates of Gem serial numbers. These can be useful to give you an indication of the date of yours.

G206 - 10/12/1941                                                                                           

G367 - 22/09/1942

G621 - 20/12/1943

G927 - 26/08/1944

G1384 - 02/06/1945

G1887 - 03/01/1946

G2800 - 18/08/1946

G5492 -??/10/1947

G9966 - 15/07/1948

G12761 - 13/04/1949

G17447 - 08/08/1950

G30286 - 09/03/1953

G43469 - 02/04/1959

G48447 - 10/03/1962

G48485 - 03/05/1962

2511283 - 03/04/1963

2561758 - 20/01/1968

250A 2004 - 07/10/1972

250A 8504 - 17/09/1977

250A 101847 - 17/10/1979

Other Howards;- Just a small sample will be added to as and when other information comes to light.

Bulldog - 6451 - 14/3/1955

Bullfinch - 11151 - 11/3/1957

Demon - 14649 - 7/6/58

200 - 14649 - 7/6/1958

220 - 220N4070 - 3/8/74

300 - 575 - 10/11/1962

Yeoman - 5923 - 1/5/1958

Dowdeswell 650 - Model D20P No - 71201 - 10/9/1987

Dowdeswell 650 - Model 8820D No - 73 - 19/5/1988