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1935 auto scythe ?

Good evening gents 

I'm currently going through my late uncles farm and have come across what we think is a 1935 auto scythe .( See pics). Can somebody give me anymore details on the machine and if it looks complete . It's lovely non the less . 

wristpin Wed, 02/12/2020

Why do some people have such difficulty in posting images to this site? The instructions are plain enough.

Lee Smallwood Thu, 03/12/2020

I still forget to click insert after I upload image sometimes as it's slightly off screen on my phone until I drag it across. I am one of the IT novices by the way. 

Messorestore Thu, 03/12/2020

Just a suggestion , go back and actually view your listing yourself once you've uploaded your post. That way you'll notice anything missing. Just saying 

wristpin Thu, 03/12/2020

Just a suggestion , go back and actually view your listing yourself once you've uploaded your post. That way you'll notice anything missing. Just saying 

There is a preview option next to the Save button, but using it seems to cause all sorts of grief - so I don’t !

Clive1997 Thu, 03/12/2020

Pleased to see the pictures are now up-loaded, so back to the original question.

You have a Lloyds of Letchworth Autoscythe, I have the model with the pneumatic tyre which I featured in an article in the clubs magazine in 2017, so some questions answered therein, the link below takes you to the magazine with a readable version. 

I did recently scrap one similar to yours with the larger metal wheel, it was missing the cutter bar very rusty & a colleague took the Marvil engine. 

Its a great image of the 8 Auto-Scythes abreast, being the model you have. 

  

  https://www.oldlawnmowerclub.co.uk/sites/default/files/grassbox/GB102La…

 

Messorestore Thu, 03/12/2020

'There is a preview option next to the Save button, but using it seems to cause all sorts of grief - so I don’t ! '
 

There seems to be a little confusion. I agree the preview option is rubbish. I was suggesting posting your spiel then looking at it as an actual post. If then wrong go back and edit it with the necessary corrections or proper photo uploads. Hope this helps.