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Fruit grader and case holder, 1947-64

This is a fruit grader and case holder manufactured from timber, metal, cloth and rubber by Pope, Mayne and Southerden, Queensland, sometime between 1947 and 1964. The grader is rectangular and has six bins or hoppers for separating fruit of different sizes. The front legs are made of timber and the back legsof metal. The ...

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Model of 'Sunray' disc-plough, c1928

This is a model of a two-furrow 'Sunray' disc-plough, manufactured in about 1928 by H V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria. The model is 66.0 cm long x 40.0 cm wide x 41.0 cm high.

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Model of reversible disc-plough, 1899

This is a model of an early form of single-furrow reversible disc-plough, made by H V McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria. It is fitted with a bevel gear reversing mechanism, a seat and four wheels.

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Model of reversible disc-plough, 1919

This is a model of a single-furrow reversible disc-plough made by H V McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria. The disc and seat are carried on a platform with adjustable wheels on each side. A third castor wheel is fitted at the rear and follows in the furrow.

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Model of reversible disc-plough, 1903

This is a model of single-furrow reversible disc-plough made by H V McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria. It is fitted with a seat, a pole and two wheels.

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Model of disc cultivator, c1914

This is a model of a disc cultivator made by H V McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria. It is fitted with foot steerage for the discs. It has wheels that can be angled to facilitate quick movement of the disc gangs when cultivating irregularly planted rows.

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Model of 'Sunrise' plough, pre-1915

This is a model of a three-furrow stump-jump mouldboard 'Sunrise' plough made by H V McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria.

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Model of 'Sunflower' disc cultivator, pre-1915

This is a model of a 'Sunflower' one-way disc cultivator with 13 discs, made by H V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria before 1915. 

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Model of 'Sunrise' plough, post-1906

This is a model of a three-furrow stump-jump 'Sunrise' disc-plough made by H V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria, some time after 1906. It has a metal seat for the operator, and three hand-levers to control steering, and the angle and depth of cut.

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Models of stump-jump plough disc units, pre-1938

This item is made up of models of two different stump-jump disc units made by H V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria, before 1938, and mounted on a wooden base. One is a draught restored stump-jump disc unit of the type fitted to a plough made from 1899 by the Braybrook Implement Co. The second one is a spring restored stump-jump ...

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Model of reversible mouldboard-plough, 1920s

This is a model of a single-furrow, reversible mouldboard-plough made by H V McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria. It is fitted with a single pivoted plough-body and a land wheel. It is 61 cm long x 21 cm wide

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Model of reversible disc-plough, pre-1938

This is a model of a single-furrow reversible disc-plough made by H V McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria, before 1938. 

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Model of reversible Melotte mouldboard-plough, 1930s

This is a model of a reversible Melotte mouldboard-plough made at H V McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria, in the 1930s. It is fitted with two plough bodies and double front wheels. The adjustable blade-coulter is mounted on the frame above the plough share. Above the front wheels it has a ring which supported the reins ...

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Model of Sunlock mouldboard plough, pre-1928

This is a model of a three-furrow Sunlock mouldboard plough made by H V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria before 1928. The model is 71 cm long x 34 cm wide x 32 cm high.

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Model of a stump-jump mouldboard plough, 1876

This is a model of the world's first stump-jump plough. It has an adjustable weight on a hinged, mouldboard-carrying member which returns the mouldboard to its work after it has risen to pass over an obstacle. The model is 61.5 cm long x 29.0 cm wide x 25.5 cm high.

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Model of stripper harvester, c1860

This is a model of a stripper, or reaping and threshing machine, manufactured by Joseph Nicholson, Carlton, Victoria, about 1860.

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Arthur O'Connor, his brother and three sisters ploughing, St Margaret Island, c1910

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on St Margaret Island in Gippsland. Arthur O'Connor is driving the plough and his brother and three sisters are pulling it, in about 1910. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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'Successful pot plants using less water' brochure, City West Water, 1996

This is a three-fold brochure published by City West Water and the Nursery Industry Association of Victoria in 1996. It formed part of a community education program to 'help gardeners reduce their water consumption'. The brochure looks at how to create successful pot-plant gardens. These gardens, it says, are becoming more ...

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'Water efficient shrubs' brochure, City West Water, 1996

This is a three-fold brochure published by City West Water and the Nursery Industry Association of Victoria in 1996. It formed part of a community education program to 'help gardeners reduce their water consumption'. The brochure focuses on information people need to know if they are to grow and maintain garden shrubs in ...

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Sunshine header harvester

This is a coloured graphic depicting the harvester comb of a Sunshine header harvester, a device invented by Headley Shipard Taylor (1883-1957) and patented in 1913. It shows the dark, jagged comb that separates grain stalks prior to cutting off their heads. Two dark bands attach the comb to the rest of the harvester, which ...