“You been farming long?” posters

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2015-06-26 10:36:33

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“You been farming long?” posters

“You been farming long?” posters are collectible photographs depicting two young American twin boys dressed in overalls, accompanied by the caption: “You been farming long?” History

The photograph for the posters was taken by the boys’ father in California during September 1978. They were just one-and-a-half at the time.

The photo won third place at the San Luis Obispo County Fair and was subsequently used in a variety of publications, including a cow breeders' magazine and a dairy equipment company’s calendar.

In 1982 magazine publisher Roy Reiman offered the picture, allied with its now famous caption, as a free poster with every subscription to his new magazine, Country Kids.

The photo and the caption have been duplicated several times since.

How much are “You been farming long?” posters worth?

“You been farming long?” posters are can be bought online for between $5 and $12. No original prints are currently known about.

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