David Brown 1294
David Brown 1294 of 1985 reg C400 YTS at Newark VTH 08 - IMG 3505
A Concourse restored 1985 example at Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show
Model history
Model introduced 1984
Model discontinued 1988
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by David Brown 1290
Superseded by Case 1294
Engine Specification
Engine make David Brown
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 62
Power kW 46
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 3.6 litre
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 100 mm
Stroke in (mm) 114 mm
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type manual Syncromesh
Clutch twin 280mm
Gearbox make David Brown
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I, Cat II
Lift capacity (lb/kg) 2970 lb (1350 kg)
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 7.5 x 16
Rear 16.8 x 38
Tractor Dimensions
Width (inches/meters) 70 inches (1783 mm)
Height (inches/meters) 99 inches (2520 mm)
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 6300 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 134 inches (un braked)
Wheelbase 83 inches
Cab Details
Cab Make Sekura
Type of Cab Q cab / safety
Other info
Factories Meltham Mills, West Yorkshire
Plow rating Unknown
Approximate Cost new in (year) ?
Notes 4-wd option
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The David Brown 1294 was built by David Brown from 1984-88, at Meltham Mills in West Yorkshire. England. The tractor was offered in 2-wd or 4-wd versions with a modern cab as standard in the UK. It featured a 62 hp (46 kW) David Brown engine.

Model HistoryEdit

Main article: David Brown for company history.

This model was one of the last David Brown models after the Case 'Merger'.

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Timeline Edit

  • Introduced 1984 to replace the 1290 version
  • Discontinued in 1988 when production was shifted to Doncaster and models became Case IH

Factory locations Edit

  • Meltham Mills, West Yorkshire England

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options Edit

  • 4-WD version offered.

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built ? ).
1984  ? First built
1988  ? No. of Last built = ?
year serial no Number built Notes


Case 1294 at sale at DB Museum 08 IMG 3990

A Case badged 1294 offered for sale at the DB Museum open day sale

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