IDEAL POWER LAWN MOWER CO.

An American company based in Lansing, Michigan and making its first mower in 1914, by the late 1920s/1930s this company was specialising in golf course mowers such as the "Bulldog" and the "Greensmower". One of their products, c1927, had a 30 inch cutting cylinder with two side-wheels driven by a large diameter roller which was belt-driven from a single-cylinder 4-stroke engine. Advertisements show this being operated with a trailing seat. The founder of the firm was Ranson Eli Olds.