Pressure gauge used on a variety of agricultural machinery, including the No.4 Sunshine Spray Pump. Manufactured by H.V. McKay Massey Harris.

This pressure gauge comes from a period when the company was very self-sufficient and manufactured everything, including nails, spanners, factory bikes.

This is part of the McKay Sunshine Collection which includes photographs, archives, films, artefacts, trade literature, company publications and oral histories.

Physical Description

Cylindrical, brass sided with glass face. White face printed in circular dial markings from 0 to 100 to 200 to 300 to 400, beyond this in red print is 'DANGER'. In the segment marked 'DANGER' marked with pencil are the numbers 5, 6, 7, and 8. Dial pointer is black metal with arrow pointer and half moon end. When positioned in the vertical position a screw threaded hollow extension is fitted into the upright 'arm' of the pump, flanked by round headed screws.

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