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I have a Viking Twin Garden tractor serial #1699 about a 1928. It has steel wheels with extensions on both sides. 2 forward speeds and no reverse, and no belt pulley. It has a zenith carb and splitdorf mag. This tractor has been in our family for over 30 years. It was part of my grandfathers collection of engines and tractors that was the reason My Dad and I are into gas engines and garden tractors. I was just wondering if anyone has a tractor like this with a serial # this low. Oh and it runs pretty good to!

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Bud,
I will look through the registry I have for tractors made by Allied Motors Corp., Standard Engine Co., Walsh Tractor Co., and American Farm Mach. Co. and see if there is one around your number.


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I show one with ser. # 1399 and one with ser. # 1412,
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Thank you for looking into the Info. Is the 4 digit number the number of units or does it also correlate to the year of manufacture ( 1xxx first year 2xxx etc?Am I correct on the year being about 1928?
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Bud, I have a '34 Viking "B" parts tractor and a '36 Viking "F" working tractor, both on rubber. The Vikings are real workhorses. I use mine to skid small logs and to carry firewood out of the woods on a trailer. The "F" also has the remote gear shift setup, which makes it a lot easer to drive from a sulky.
Hope you enjoy yours as much as I enjoy mine!
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Here's a shot of the Viking F, hard at work in the woods...
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Here is our 1938 "CF" Viking Twin.

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I have had the Viking in my direct possession for a few years now. there is a pic of it in my profile. There are also pics of it on Steve Barrs site Sandwich Fair numerous years. It runs great The mag has been converted to work as a timer (has a automotive coil mounted below) with a 6 volt battery in the tool box it starts 1-3 cranks most times. I am not new to Gas engines been afflicted with the disease for many years.
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Bud, yours looks like a "B", with the wood handles and all. Good looker. I have an extra mag (fairbanks) and carb if you ever need one. My "B" has a 5 digit serial number. The Syndicate really outdid itself in building a replacement for the horse with these things. I have owned other walk behond tractors over the years but there is nothing like a Viking...
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Hi, I Have Two Standard Twin Tractors They Are Similar, According Too The Information On The Viking & The Standard.
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