Pocket-sized promotional flyer showcasing the Sunhay One-Horse Tumbler Sweep. The hay sweep is marketed as being "simple, strong, efficient and low-priced". Despite the availability of tractors at the time of publication, the sweep was designed to be moved by horse. The flyer features short descriptions about how the equipment works and its design; a simple illustration also accompanies the text. The leaflet also instructs potential customers to place orders through their local Sunshine Massey Harris agent, suggesting that this promotional material would have been given directly to farmers rather than being produced for sales agents.

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.



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