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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Post Hole Digger, circa 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 118020

Summary:
Photograph of MF 1 Post Hole Digger.

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:
A man looking over the back of a MF250 tractor at the hole being made by a MF1 Post Hole Digger. The tractor is fitted with a roll bar.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, post hole diggers, fencing
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Fencing
Tertiary Classification: fence post equipment
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF No.1 POST HOLE DIGGER / TRACTOR WITH ROLL BAR / NOT AUST PHOTO'
Model Name/Number: MF1; MF250
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1979

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