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Show us those early mowers!


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Old 12-13-2013, 11:30:04 AM
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Just thought I would start a thread on something different. Lets see some pics of some early powered mowers from about 1920-1935. The more rare and obscure the better. I'll start off with a few Lockes with FI and M series engines.
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My 1935 Coldwell Cub. A somewhat recent purchase, and now my favorite mower!




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Here is an early upright Ideal. Brass jobber tag says "Sydnor Pump & Well, Richmond, VA"
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Here are a few that I have saved, they all run. Enjoy
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Question about Andrew Sine's Ideal mower in post # 3. What model Ideal engine is that? It's not a model V or model S. I have two of that type engine (no mower), and have been trying to id the model type.
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Here's a few of mine.









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Question about Andrew Sine's Ideal mower in post # 3. What model Ideal engine is that? It's not a model V or model S. I have two of that type engine (no mower), and have been trying to id the model type.

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Not TOO old... 1968 Lawn-Boy. AFTER I RESTORED IT.
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Here is how it looked BEFORE.
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1974 Lawn-Boy beater mower.
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