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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF149 Mid Mounted Cultivator, circa 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 92972

Photograph of a MF175 Tractor and MF149 mid-mounted cultivator.

This image forms part of the H.V. McKay Old Archive, which includes personal correspondence, agreements, contracts, prospectus, company publications, photographs, information about staff and social activities, documents regarding farmers visits, articles and claim of invention for the sunshine harvester stripper and documents relating to McKay's harvester works.
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Front view of a man driving a MF175 tractor fitted with a mid-mounted MF149 Cultivator across a wide open field.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr. Ron Doubleday - Massey Ferguson (Aust) Ltd, 1982
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, promotions, tractors
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Cultivation
Tertiary Classification: cultivators
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF178 TRACTOR / WITH MID MOUNTED / TOOLBAR CULTIVATING / EQUIPMENT ROW CROP / FORMING'
Model Name/Number: MF175; MF149
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1969
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1969


John Vallance Posted on 12 Jul 2011 10:14 AM
The correct name of the manufacturer was "Massey Ferguson(Australia)Limited". This may be verified by a search of the ASIC National Names Register. It is understood that due to a sufficient number of preference shareholders which placed Massey into the category of a public company. The writer is a past employee, dealer principal and dealer employee with around 20 years of exposure to Massey Ferguson(Australia) Limited

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