International 8-5 header restored – First harvester ever sold Boekemans – 50 years ago

Employees of Boekeman Machinery along with the first machinery they sold

Sold to John Borrett of Ballidu WA 50 years ago on Boekemans first year of operation.

Bill Boekeman sold this machine.

John kindly donated it back to Boekemans and we have spent countless hours and dollars restoring this amazing machine.

We hope to put it to work this year at harvest along side one of our Case IH 7240 combine machines.



Ben Boekeman is head of Sales & Precision Farming at Boekeman Machinery and a third-generation member of the Boekeman family. Working out of our Wongan Hills branch, Ben is passionate about the agricultural industry and the future of precision agriculture.

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Boekeman Machinery is a family run Machinery Dealership in the Central Wheatbelt, Western Australia. We have 4 branches located in Dalwallinu, Dowerin, Northam and Wongan Hills.

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