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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

MAGIC [Follows & Bate]

A product of Follows & Bate c1931, this was a sidewheel mower of all-steel construction. One existing 10 inch example bears the serial no.19969/31. The "Magic" was supplied to the Army & Navy stores and sold as the "Ancos" and to Littlewoods as the "Spinney". This latter machine had a yellow colour scheme. The "Magic" was also sold post-war under the "Folbate" name. Many un-named mowers of the late 1930s-1940s period are "Magics", as are mowers like the "Velocity".