AUTOSCYTHE

A reciprocating knife mower made by Lloyds of Letchworth from 1937, This was a single-wheel machine with the engine driving the blades only. Originally using the Villiers Mar-vil engine, later post-War machines had J.A.P. engines. The 1948 price was £35 for the steel-tyred version and £36.10.0d for the pneumatic. For a time in the late-1930s ATCO was manufacturing an identical machine under the "Atcoscythe" name.