David Brown 770 Selectamatic
A DB 770 Selectamatic at GDSF 2008
Model history
Model introduced 1965
Model discontinued 1970
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by David Brown 880
Engine Specification
Engine make David Brown
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 32 (PTO)
Power kW 23.9
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
No. of Cylinders 3
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged Na
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Gearbox make David Brown
Forward 12
Reverse 4
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 6.00-16
Rear 12.4-28
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 1723 kg (3800 lbs)
Other info
Factories Meltham, W. Yorkshire, England
Plow rating Unknown
Nebraska Tests No. Unknown
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The David Brown 770 was built by David Brown from 1965 to 1970 in Meltham, West Yorkshire, England. It featured a 32 hp (24 kW) David Brown engine.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: David Brown

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Timeline Edit

  • Introduced in 1965 as a replacement compact model for the ?

Factory locations Edit

  • Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK

Specification Edit

  • See Info box details

Variations and Options Edit

Initially Red with Yellow grill, but after 1,831 built colour changed to White model and power now 36 hp.

  • Low clearance option
  • Narrow version

Serial Numbers Information Edit

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Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built xyz).
1965 0-1,831 1,831 First built (Red & Yellow)
1965 1,832 power up to 36 hp
Colour scheme now White & Brown
1970 Last built No.
year serial no Number built Notes

Preservation Edit

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List of Preserved David Brown 770 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
DB 770 selectamatic CJL 998C+ sn ?  ? DB Diesel owner ? David Brown 770 Selectamatic CJL 998C at GDSF 08 - IMG 0690 At GDSF 2008
DB 770 selectamatic HAH 548D sn ?  ?  ? David Moore collection David Brown 770 selectamatic HAH 548D - 107 Following full restoration by the owner
DB 770 Selectamatic DDO 672D sn ?  ?  ? owner ? David Brown 770 Selecamatic - DDO 672D at Newark VTS 08 - IMG 3564 At Newark VTS 2008
DB 770 Selectamatc MYD 406E+ sn ? year engine owner ? David Brown 770 Selectamatic (MYD 406E) at Somerset 2013 - IMG 6887 Seen at Somerset Vintage & Classic Tractor Show
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DB 770 Selectamatc reg no+ sn ? year engine owner ? Image needed LHB

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