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Motor Mower

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Victa twin cylinder rotary mower with grass catcher.
Rubber tired wheels.
Painted orange.
Size
L 117 x W 55 x H 105 (to top of handle) cm
Object Registration
VMVM 93
Keywords
mower, grass cutting, domestic
Significance
A rare object, not many were manufactured because of an inherent design fault in positioning the pistons vertically and it was found there was insufficient pressure to deliver oil to the top one.
Inscriptions & Markings
On engine cowl "500 Twin / 170 cc 2 Stroke".
On base "Victa".
Last updated
28 Jun 2017 at 3:21PM