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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Apr 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 020316

Description Of Content:
Close-up view of the unique H.V. McKay wire-tying mechanism (designed in Australia by Mr Tom Connor): a world-first, which tied a figure-8 knot, using 14 gauge black wire (as shown). This was used on the automatic-threading Sunshine baler for tying bales.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment
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: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: 14 APRIL 1947
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Made: 14 Apr 1947

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