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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rotary Slasher, 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 98671

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with Rotary Slasher.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Man leaning over the back of a MF135 Tractor seat, looking at possibly a MF140 Rotary Slasher attached to back of tractor. Shows detail of the 3 point mounted coupling, and field of cut grass/hay.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, farmers, farms, rotary slashers
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: rotary slashers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, '33 [in circle] / 140, 145, 150, 155, 160 SLASHERS'
Model Name/Number: MF140; MF145; MF155; MF160
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1969

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