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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF38 Disc Harrow, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 118094

Summary:
Photograph of MF38 Disc Harrow.

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 driving a MF175 Tractor through a ploughed field. A MF38 Offset Disc Harrow is attached to the tractor.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, disc harrows
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Cultivation
Tertiary Classification: disc ploughs
Inscriptions: Attached to back of photograph is printed article headed, 'NEW DISC HARROW / BEATS THE TRASH / Massey-Ferguson's new offset Disc Harrow is a rugged trailed implement designed to make maximum utilisation of pressure control............'
Model Name/Number: MF38; MF175
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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