Publicity brochure promoting Sunshine's 500 Series Tractor Dills; Suntynes and Sundelves.

The cover shows the Suntyne in use, emphasizing the vastness of the landscape covered. With new improvements combined with advanced engineering features, the text claims it can "save man hours". Farmers testimonials further strengthen the advertisement.
The brochure folds out into a large poster. Inside a detailed diagram shows the intricacies of the machinery. As the product is "fully equipped with every modern feature" paragraphs of specific information are provided.

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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