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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 4:22:28 PM
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We recently attended the 100 Years of Progress Show in Carthage, North Carolina. This is a show started by a private individual, Ken Eder and is one of the best if not the best equipment show in the country! The breadth of this collection is amazing as anyone who has attended will tell you. Every year there are more surprises and more to see! We have been attending this show since 2013 and the hosts are wonderful!

Unfortunately this year, there was some bad news reported at the show. The owner found out that he had been robbed! These idiots took at least 35 rare and collectable pedal cars, gas pumps, vintage bicycles and many other items from this property. This really hit us hard as anyone who collects as a hobby understands the benefits and drawbacks of showing people your collection. Unfortunately, some people just can’t enjoy what they see – they have to try to make a profit from it. These items took years to accumulate and Mr. Eder was nice enough to want to share the items with the public.

I would like to extend our condolences for this event to Mr. Eder and his family. And I also want to use the power of social media to try to locate and apprehend these thieves! We have asked for a list of what was taken which we will post it soon in the hopes that everyone here will re-post. We need to watch eBay, auction houses, private sales and anywhere else many of these one-of-a-kind items may appear.

I would love to be able to report the thieves to authorities because one of our followers found an item somewhere – perhaps we can get the items back to their rightful owner.

So please watch this space for news regarding the items that have been stolen – and also start watching for anyplace that is advertising the kinds of items that were taken.

I will be posting some pics from this show on my blog this week so you can enjoy the collection!

Thank you!

Chuck
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Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:09:25 PM
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Posted some new pics today on my blog from the show!

Chuck's Blog

Chuck
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Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:27:43 PM

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Any pictures of that Chessie Systems GP model in the background there?
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 12:31:01 PM
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Added extra photos to my blog for the locomotive!

Chuck
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:16:45 PM
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That toy room is insane. It's great that it's shared with the public
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Toy room looks like the land of Don Campbell creations.
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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 10:42:53 AM
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Posted more photos today!

Chuck
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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:40:36 AM
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Thank you for sharing.
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:52:06 AM
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Hello Guys,

We are distributing this list for Ken Eder and his family. The items stolen from his show include the following. If anyone spots these items out in the world, please notify us and we will contact the Eder Family!! It is a huge list and shows that the persons responsible knew what they were doing! This is a real shame!!

List of stolen peddle tractors:
AC G Custom
WD AC 45
8530 T Track Tractor
Big M Eska Farmall
8N Boomer Ford
LA JD One Bottom Plow
101 JD Proto type
JD 4202 PDW Disc Blade
730 H Crop JD
A JD Repro Fiasokes
130 Eska JD
H JD Plow
4020 JD 4 Plow
A JD Spokes & 2 Plow
M Moline 4 Star
44 Oliver Custom
Ford 2 Row Picker
IH 4x4 Pedal
660 Custom Fenders WF
A RP Spokes 1 Bottom Plow
Coffin Block A
Pink H Farmall Slot Wheels
620 JD Eska
5020 WF JD
460 ESKE Farmall
JD 9520 Pedal
7400 JD
990 Oliver
1800 Oliver Purple
1650 Oliver WF
440 Oliver
66 Oliver Orchard
88 Oliver H Crop
UDLX MM
Oliver 66 Custom
Small GO JD Eska
60 Orchard Custom Oliver
MM 2 Custom
OC 4 Custom
1850 Oliver Eska
Heisler Garst Custom
JD 4203 PT H-C
Cub Cadet WF
Silver King G
445 M Moline
Pony M H Custom
Gibson Custom
F-12 Spokes Farmall
TOT M Moline
8000 Ford
Cockshutt 40 Custom
Cockshutt 660 Custom
Farmall M White Demo
Farmall 660 WF
SELF PROPELL COMBINES
33 Oliver Combine
403 IH Combine
JD 40 Combine
MH 60 Combine
JD 40 Combine
Minn Moline Uni-Picker
Wood Custom Truck
AC 100 Combine
JD 55 Combine
AC 60 Combine
Ford Wagon
H-JD 2 44 Plow
Ford Pull Combine
MM Picker
Ford Wagon
535 Oliver
650 Case
60 Cockshutt

OTHER ITEMS STOLEN
Erisson Hot Air Fan

11 Lanterns

BIKES
Harley Davidson
Gene Autry
High 2 Wheeler Penny-Farthing (Around 1875)

GAS PUMPS
Shell
Phillip 66
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