1975, first year for 212, been sitting for 7 years under a tarp, used to be my primary lawn tractor,replaced it with a JD 320 48" cut hydro stat. took some of the sheet metal off,was going to restore . no longer have the time. ran great when parked, flushed the fuel system,has electric pump, put new fuel cap on it with gauge, new brake band before it was parked, have 1 pic of what it looked like together and rest of pics taken today. your most welcome to file points and fire it up, RF tire no longer holds air,have all hardware & sheet metal & parts in shed,engine turns fine. $475.00 will throw in a copy of 200 series shop manual on CD