A product of Victa c1974, this was an Australian rotary mower fitted with a snorkel air filter and a "dead man's" handle to control the drive. Foos Co. of Springfield, Ohio, USA. The engine drove the cutting head only. One Vincent-engined example bears the serial number 106109. In 1949 the "Zephyr" was being offered as a 14 inch machine with a 10-bladed cutting cylinder, but by 1956 a 12 inch 8-bladed version was offered alongside a "Zephyr De Luxe" which was a 12-bladed mower designed for fine turf areas. These are distinguished from the contemporary "Automatons" by the plainer name plate (very similar to that of the earlier New Automatons), thinner, malleable handlebars, smaller rollers and simple, rather than compound, gear drive, completely enclosed. The model was available at least as early as 1939 (priced at $5.75 in a catalogue) and as late as 1949 (priced at $14.95 in a catalogue). Introduced in the mid-1950s, the "Grassmaster" could be converted into the "Vergemaster" lawn edger at extra cost. Available with either a 2-stroke or 4-stroke engine, the "Typhoon" was replaced by the 4-stroke "Typhoon Major" in 1962. Advertised as "the only enclosed cutter mower having a steel shaft". No grass box was offered. One example in an Essex collection has an inverted "A"-handle. A range of early 20th century pony mowers by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies designed for golf "roughs". engine made between 1958 and 1964. A 1930s product of Shanks, this was a long grass sidewheel mower with an 'A'-frame handle and 15 inch cut. This was a conventional sidewheel mower very similar to the "Drake" with a 12 inch cut and a 5-bladed cutting cylinder. Available in 10, 12, 14, 16, 19 & 22 inch cutting widths, the "Senior" sold from, A Panther-engined three-wheeled grass cutter and trimmer designed to fit the requirements of the City of London cemeteries. An American sidewheel mower, c1890, this was available in 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16-in sizes with prices ranging from £1.1.0d to £1.18.0d -grass box extra. An inter-wars "catalogue" mower marketed by Johnson, Clapham, and Morris but actually made by Qualcast and bearing a close resemblance to their "Model E". These mowers utilised the company's India rubber tyre which ultimately proved unsuccessful. There was no grass box offered. The last mower to be made under the Webb name, this was a machine made 1990/91. Not to be confused with the 16 inch machine of the same name manufactured post-war by Shay Ltd. although the two machines are "related". . These had 9 inch driving wheels as opposed to the 10 inch in the Model "K". An early 20th century product of Shanks which continued in production until 1939, this was a conventional sidewheel mower first introduced around 1900. One of the many mowers made of light diecast alloy in the early post-WW2 years, the  Greens 'Cadet' was a basic sidewheel mower. Together with the Hawk 2 sidewheel mower, the Emu was the last hand mower Shanks manufactured. A 1930s sidewheel mower made by the Eclipse Lawnmower Co. An early 20th century Swedish sidewheel machine with a wooden "T"-handle and trailing wooden roller. Very similar to the Ajax, the Atlas was Ransomes' answer to the Qualcast Panther, with chain drive in a pressed steel cover and cast iron side plates. A lightweight manual machine was known as "The Ladies" mower. Originally a Vincent engine was fitted but later models had Clinton Panther and Briggs & Stratton engines. A late 19th century American sidewheel mower made by the Supplee Hardware Co. of Philadelphia, USA, and imported into Britain by Lloyd Lawrence & Co. In 1876 prices ranged from £3.10.0d to £9.0.0d. .In 1934 the 12 inch had disappeared but a 36 inch had been added. A product of Follows & Bate, c1878 to c1902, this was a sidewheel mower of the type pioneered by this Manchester firm. A 1960s product of J.P., this was a powered roller mower with a two-stroke engine. A mains electric roller mower by Ransomes (see also "Electra") the "Countess Electra" was manufactured under British patent 268504 and Australian patent 2045/26, making it, in 1926, one of the world's first mains electric mowers. A high wheel sidewheel mower made by Ransomes Sims and Jefferies and superseding the "Empire Major". A lightweight version of the Greens "Master", this was a 14 inch mower which in 1949 sold at £36.0.0d (plus PT). A product of Wallis Binch, this was a 1930s sidewheel mower. A product of D.B. An early 20th century sidewheel mower by John Crowley & Co. The price in 1927 was £45.0.0d. A product of Suffolk, this was a 10 inch roller mower made immediately after World War 2. Three cutting widths (16,18, & 21 inch) were available and electric starting was available on the larger models from 1989. Qualcast 43S Classic Serial Number 002156a to 002277a Spares Parts Ordering Diagram. A sidewheel mower by Pierce of Wexford (Eire) first introduced in 1928, made in 8-16 inch sizes. The "Conquest" remained in production until 1975. In 1958 Robinsons (who seem to have been the main distributors) were selling the "New Model" for £32.10.0d. This was not unusual for German mowers of the period. A manual sidewheel mower made by Alex Harris of Leicester and selling for 10/6d in 1909. If you cannot find your model number listed above, please contact us as we still may be able to source a part for you. An early 20th century high-wheel sidewheel mower made by the Philadelphia Lawn Mower Co. NOTE: "Best" was also a name used by American retailers such as Sears, Roebuck & Co. A 1930s sidewheel mower by Ransomes available in 10 and 12 inch sizes. 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