An early Victa lawn mower. The Victa lawn mower was invented in 1952, in the
backyard of Mervyn Victor Richardson in ... Although Richardson had developed
rotating reel mowers for his son's busi...
Mervyn Victor Richardson invented the first 'Victa' rotary lawnmower in the1950s.
The design was like other mowers of the time. (Lawrence Hall, a boat engine ...
Jan 26, 2011 ... The reel-type mowers worked well enough, but it was in 1952 when ... After a few
hours work, Richardson had created his first Victa mower ...
Jul 28, 2014 ... When grass-covered lawns first came into vogue in the 16th century, ... In the 19
<sup>th</sup> century, an engineer named Edwin Budding invented the first mechanical
lawnmower. ... Gas powered reel lawnmowers were introduced in the United
States in ... The Victa Company of Australia developed some of the first ...
Rotary mowers were not developed until engines were small enough ... The first
Victa mowers were made at Mortlake, an inner ...
n 1952, Mervyn Victor Richardson made the first lightweight petrol driven
lawnmower in his home at Brays Road, Concord, Sydney.
Jan 22, 2016 ... THE iconic two-stroke Victa lawnmower will be forced out of local ... The mower's
powerful engine and rotary blade made it an instant hit, with 20,000 ... 60 years
old, it goes first pop every time, it's never been fixed,” he said.
The Victa mower was developed by Mervyn Victor Richardson, in August 1952.
While it wasn't the first rotary lawnmower ever developed, it was cheaper, lighter
(General Engineering) trademark Austral a type of rotary lawnmower first
manufactured in 1952. [C20: named after Mervyn Victor Richardson, who
1904 • First Australian patent granted – Westinghouse brakes ... 1952 • Victa
rotary petrol lawnmower designed by Mervyn Victor Richardson, Sydney.