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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Stripper Harvester, circa 1962 Image Reg. No: MM 105936

Photograph of an early Stripper Harvester towed by a MF tractor.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, known as the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. 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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A MF88 tractor towing an early model of a Sunshine Stripper Harvester. The Harvester is possibly from circa1910.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, stripper harvesters
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: harvesters
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF Review 120# 6 1/8" wide. / EARLY SUNSHINE HARVESTER / 3641'
Model Name/Number: MF88
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1962

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