A "Stack Mower This Point Up" tag relating to mowers manufactured by Massey Ferguson. The date 6 February 1958 is handwritten on the tag.

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 light brown cut-out sheet of card with text printed in brown ink on the obverse. There is also handwritten text in blue ink on the obverse. A hole is punched on the left side of the obverse, and cardboard reinforcement rings are adhered around the hole on both sides. A section of the bottom right corner of the obverse is torn away.

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