Ransomes 16inch Certes Hand Mower for Golf & Bowling greens

16 inch Ransomes Certes Hand mower late 1950s

This mower was dug out of a skip at a golf club in Surrey in 1978, I just saw the handles & retrieved it. I asked if I could take it away & the Head Greenkeeper agreed that I could have it. Then he says "We have a grassbox for that somewhere", so off we went & found it on the shelf in the barn, quite a good box. This machine is pictured with a "Brand new" grassbox that I found in a council's spare parts department & managed to acquire it by cheek & stealth. The mower has been full restored & sharpened, it could go to work tomorrow.


16 inch cut


late 1950s


Peter Hampton