Skip to main content
Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

What do I have here ?

Hello, I'm new at restoration, I have been given a push roller lawn mower but I don know what make/model I have to research it. I know it's a Qualcast because I've identified some parts with this emblem on it. I'll add some photos and hopefully someone will know exactly what it is. Thanks in advance. 
Pete.

Forums

Clive1962 Tue, 29/09/2020

I'm thinking Wondercut...thinking back to my days in the machinery world....always loved the utopia like drawing on the transfer :)

C.

Clive1962 Wed, 30/09/2020

I did a quick photo search on my Wondercut thought and found a photo that whilst it looks very very similar chassis wise it doesn't have the house and garden scene transfer as shown but has one that simply features the name Wondercut...blowing my therory  :-)  

C.

Cav Wed, 30/09/2020

I've had a look too, some very similar but I can't find anything with the same decals, I'll keep searching. Thanks. 

stonethemows Wed, 30/09/2020

As Clive1997 has suggested I'm fairly sure this is a Follows and Bate Falcon. A mk2 dating from around 1960, much before then they were still being produced in the ' old style ' with parallel handles.

Clive1997 Wed, 30/09/2020

Here is a Falcon I have, you can just about see the remains of the same transfer. As wristpin said your mower has a great original look & will hopefully remain that way.

 

olcadmin Thu, 01/10/2020

This is from a 1965 Follows and Bate (Folbate) leaflet. You can see - just about - the design on the chain cover.