Descriptive Leaflet - Hugh Murray & Son, Harrows, circa 1955 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 49171

Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Ed Cole, 2010
Discipline: Trade Literature

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Tagged with: harrows
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Cole's Motors, Agricultural Implement Makers & Motor Vehicle Traders, Colac, Victoria, Ed Cole Trade Literature Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: harrows
Primary Subject: Harrows
Publication Date: 1955 circa
Cover Title: 'Australia's biggest name in HARROWS... MURRAY'
Publication Types: Descriptive Leaflet
Printing Types: Limited Colour
Illustration Types: Line Drawings; Photographs
Page Size Format: A4
Number of Pages: 3
Manufacturer: Hugh Murray & Son Pty Ltd
References: Hugh Murray & Son was established in 1903.
The company is still in business today, trading as Murray Agricultural Equipment (see http://www.murrayag.com.au/index.htm, accessed 19/4/2011).


Hugh Murray & Son Pty Ltd Posted on 09 Dec 2010 11:44 AM
Thank you for putting up one of our old pamphlets and to Mr Ed Cole of Coles Motors in Colac who we remember very well. The pamphlet states over 50 years of manufacturing Harrows (since 1903) so its more likely 1955 circa (rather than 1960 circa) although its likely the pamphlet was in use until early / mid 1960's.
Discovery Centre Posted on 23 Apr 2011 12:24 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Hugh, thanks for this information that you posted last year. Our Curator has edited the collection record to reflect the date you advised and has also included a link to your company’s website under the References field. This new version of the record should come up.

We have about 30 other pieces of trade literature relating to Hugh Murray & Sons products – mostly dating from the 1960s to 1980s. We are hoping to scan and add these to the website soon. We'd be interested to know whether the inquirer has any more information on the history of his company or examples of trade literature dating back to the period 1900s to 1950s. You can contact us regarding this through our Ask the Experts pages.

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