Ken Arnold. (03) 54 880 881
Crown Castleton Publishers.
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Golden Square Vic 3555
T Robinson & C Pty Ltd incorporating Cliff & Bunting.
This book traces the history of this important agricultural machinery business from 1854 - 1964 Has plenty of old advertisements covering cropping, harvesting, scoops, chaffcutters, horse works, saw benches, dairy, engines, wool presses, bicycles etc., the take over of Cliff & Bunting, 1888 - 1964, who purchased the Swan, Martin & Co., (1866 - c1892), and the Mayne & White (1917 - 29) businesses.
Plenty of patent details and photographs. 352 pages.
Laminated softback, perfect bound,
John Buncle & Son, incorporating Commando Industries.
This book traces the history of this chaff cutter manufacturing business from 1853 to the merger with Commando Industries through until the business closed in 1956. Plenty of good old advertisements, photographs.
Laminated softback, perfect bound, 96 pages.
W G Barger & Son
A history of the Jenkins & Barger, Leichardt and Bridgewater business until Barger moved to Boort and then onto Melbourne where he made his name as the disc plough king. Old advertisements, patent details.
For the Smithy
A 48 page book originally published in 1912. A good handbook for any collector of blacksmith items. Reprinted 1997. Back by popular demand.
Jos. Nicholson & Co., incorporating Robinson & Sons
This book traces the history of Joseph Nicholson Co., from the early 1850s, then the partnership of Nicholson & Morrow, the purchase of the Robinson & Son, formerly J W Home & Co, Joseph Wilding & Co., in 1890.
Old advertisements of ploughs, cropping, mowers etc, wool presses and harvesters, photographs, patents.
Laminated softback, perfect bound, 120 pages.