Product Catalogue - H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Agricultural Implements, 1927 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 020552

Summary:
Small catalogue featuring the complete product range from Sunshine Harvester Works; "The largest farm implement works in Australia". The title page is printed in full color featuring an illustration of the 'Sunshine Reaper and Binder' in use. The scene is quite serene and cleverly depicts the products ability to produce a clean cut field.

The booklet provides an overview of the farming machinery manufactured by H. V. McKay at Sunshine. The products are listed with their own drawing and brief description.

This type of publication was probably produced as an introductory selling tool. As a pocket sized booklet, this would have likely been used by a salesperson. As there are no prices listed the agent would have been able to flick through this booklet with the customer whilst elaborating on the products on offer. The compact size indicates that it may have also been mailed to prospective customers. Throughout the catalogue there are references to specific product catalogues that are available on request.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Councillor Don McKay, 1973
Discipline: Trade Literature

More information

Tagged with: petrol engines, ploughs, rural life, cultivation, agricultural implements, harvesters, disc ploughs, seed planters, farms, reaper-binders, chaffcutters, scarifiers, spraying equipment, saw benches, crop lifters, kerosene engines, farming methods
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: General Farm Equipment
Tertiary Classification: equipment catalogues
Primary Subject: Agricultural Implements
Publication Date: 1927 circa
Cover Title: 'SMALL CATALOGUE 1927 ... THE SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS.'
Publication Types: Comprehensive Catalogue
Printing Types: Monochrome
Illustration Types: Colour; Black & White; Line Drawings
Page Size Format: 135 x 100
Number of Pages: 42
Manufacturer/Distributor: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd

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