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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victa

Victa is an Australian manufacturer of outdoor garden equipment, this includes petrol & electric ... An early Victa lawn mower. The 'Victa' lawn mower was invented in 1952, in the backyard of Mervyn Victor Richardson in Concord, ... Mervyn had seen Lawrence Hall's 'Mowhall' rotary lawn mower demonstrated in 1948.

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Rotary mowers were not developed until engines were small enough ... The first Victa mowers were made at Mortlake, an inner ...

www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/01/australias-top-10-inventions-the-victa-lawn-mower

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 ...

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Mervyn Victor Richardson (1893-1972), inventor, was born on 11 November 1893 at ... This venture gave him his first taste of success and financial security, but the ... prototype of the Victa rotary lawnmower from scrap metal, billy-cart wheels, ...

www.kidcyber.com.au/victa-mower

Information about the invention of the Victa mower for kids K - 6. ... Mervyn Victor Richardson invented the first 'Victa' rotary lawnmower in the1950s.

collection.maas.museum/object/158738

Tired of pushing hand mowers around their lawns, Australians flocked to buy the new Victas. The first production Victa mower was made in 1953 and by 1965 ...

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Lawrence Hall, a boat engine builder, invented a rotary blade lawn-mower to cut his parents lawn in 1948. His 'Mowhall' had blades mounted onto a plough disc ...

collection.maas.museum/object/372128

Archive (Mervyn Victor Richardson). Made 1927-1966 .... Victa 'peach tin' prototype rotary lawn mower · On display · Victa lawnmower, first off the production line ...

www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/victa-lawnmowers-to-end-australian-production-of-engines-as-sales-plummet/news-story/eba489f2d59f3b7e534c3ea9ea694cd9

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.

collection.maas.museum/object/158739

Lawnmower, power rotary two-stroke petrol 'Victa 18” Special', metal/rubber/ paper/plastic, designed and made by Victa staff in Sydney, 1957. Green painted ...