Photograph of early made stripper harvester.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, known as the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.

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A stripper harvester inside a building on a platform with three flower vases around the base. Printed on a sign attached to the front of the harvester is the following: 'SUNSHINE HARVESTER 5FT / ONE OF THE EARLIEST MADE BY / H.V.McKAY / PURCHASED IN 1885 BY Mr ANDERSON / 'PINE HILL' NEAR MOAMA N.S.W. / STRIPPED OVER 12,000 BAGS / PRESENTED BY HIS SON Mr. R. ANDERSON'

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Black and white photograph

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