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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

Ransomes New Automaton

When I first started collecting mowers I was more than confused by the Ransomes stable : Gear Automaton, Chain Automaton,New Automaton, Patent Gear and Chain Automatons. Chain Automaton Minor, Gear Automaton Minor. What a minefield ! 
Anyway here's another to show the difference The New Automaton ( gear driven) introduced in 1885. It won awards at the 1885 Inventions Exhibition and at the Liverpool Exhibition the following year. This is a 10 inch version. I 

Lee Smallwood Tue, 27/04/2021


John.Sutherland Tue, 27/04/2021

All very impressive and clearly you like them all to have a wide collection, do you have a favourite?

Messorestore Tue, 27/04/2021

My favourite mower by a long long way is the Greens Prince. This is the mower I would keep most of all. Please see it featured in the Showcase section and I explain a bit more there. Thanks