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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers


A product of Follows & Bate, this was a 12 inch manual roller mower c1938, when it sold for £2.8.6d. The "Falcon" (under the Folbate name) continued to be made after Follows & Bate were taken over by Qualcast in 1938. When the Folbate name disappeared in 1966 the "Falcon" continued on as the Suffolk "Falcon" until 1972. Several catalogue mowers (eg "Dolson", "Horley") were "Falcons" sold under the retailer's name.