Mower - Hand edge (Secrest)

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Hand edge mower, iron, with wooden handle/trailing roller. Single, steel, tangentially-ridged wheel running on the outside of a large diameter hub to which is attached the wooden shaft and also the gear train to drive the 4-bladed helix cutters, via the outside wheel, onto the bottom plate; balanced opposite by a small, steel wheel off-set with a trailing roller. Operated by an extended wooden shaft with one-piece handle set at right angles. Brand name, on inside cover plate, Secrest, Patent June 30, 1908. Model No.903. Painted green and red, made of wood and metal
Processed Material/Metal/Iron
Signature/Marks and Type
SECREST PAT. JUNE ? Maker's Mark
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1908. Mower - Hand edge (Secrest), 1985.47. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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