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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers


A product of Follows & Bate, c1878 to c1902, this was a sidewheel mower of the type pioneered by this Manchester firm. It was available in both 8 inch and 10 inch cutting widths and in 1881 these sold at 55/-d and 70/-d respectively. Basically the "Croquet" was a smaller version of the company's "Anglo-American" mower.