A pocket sized, hard-cover price list of the "Sun" Line of Harvesting, Tilling, Cultivating, Seeding, and other Agricultural Implements, Machines and Farm Accessories. Each product has a detailed illustration and a list of the options available for the model. Prices quoted are for delivery on trucks at Sunshine and include price variants according to the payment terms chosen. A discount was applied for cash paid on delivery.

The lists begin with the "Sunshine" Harvester, followed by the larger machines, and then smaller tools and implements. Notably the price columns for the "Sunshine" Harvester and the "Sun" Grain and Fertilizer Drill are blank. Many of the illustrations have either a marketing slogan or reference to a special feature, e.g. "The best Cultivator for fallow known".

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.


'H.V. MCKAY'S PRICE LIST FOR VICTORIA AND RIVERINA 1908' 'Prices for delivery on trucks at Sunshine, Vic.' Title Page Reads: '1908 PRICE LIST 1908, of the "SUN" Line of Harvesting, Tilling, Cultivating, Seeding and other Agricultural Implements, Machinery and Farm Accessories' 'HUGH VICTOR McKAY SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, SUNSHINE, VICTORIA'

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