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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers


A powered sidewheel mower made by The Eclipse Lawn Mower Co. of Prophetstown, Illinois, introduced inĀ 1937 and utilising many of their manual mower components, this was advertised as being the first powered mower made for the small garden (a somewhat dubious claim). By September 1949 three versions of the "Rocket" were being offered (I) rope start at $114.50 (2) recoil start at $119.50 and (3) "Hi-Cut" at $124.50.