RUNAWAY

A product of Follows & Bate, this was a manual sidewheel machine introduced in 1893 and which set the pattern for most sidewheel mowers for the next 50 years or so. Available in 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, & 21 inch cut, this machine sold at prices ranging in 1897 from 38/6d to 120/-d. The rubber-tyred version was slightly more expensive, and grass boxes and deflector plates were optional extras.