A sheet of four labels, "Please make all cheques payable to H. V. McKay Massey Harris Pty. Ltd., or bearer, and crossed 'Not Negotiable'" used by H. V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd.

Part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. The collection relates to the agricultural manufacturing firm, the Sunshine Harvester Works. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s in Ballarat. Between 1906 and 1907, McKay moved production to Sunshine where the firm became one of the largest industrial businesses in Australia. Change in ownership is a recurring theme in the company's history. In 1930, it merged with Massey-Harris to become H.V McKay Massey Harris. In the mid-1950s, the company was absorbed by Canadian agricultural firm Massey-Ferguson. Production in Sunshine ceased in the mid-1980s, following almost 100 years of manufacturing agricultural equipment.

Physical Description

A cream sheet of paper with text printed in red ink, and text handwritten in black ink and grey pencil on the obverse. There are four labels, each divided by a perforated line. There is a line of dry adhesive along the right margin on the reverse. There is a rip in the top edge of the sheet.

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