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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Fingerwheel Rake, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 98675

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with MF29 Fingwwerwheel rake.

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 driving a tractor through a filed of cut hay, with a MF29 Fingerwheel hay rake attached.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, farmers, farms
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: hay rakes
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'MF Review / Order No / HO 1198/65 / 6 1/8" wide / 3806'

In pencil, 'FINGERWHEEL RAKE'
Model Name/Number: MF29; Fingerwheel
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1965

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