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Catalog Number RF2003.066
Description Solid iron seated Champion mower with long front wooden beam, painted red, and unfinished wooden side plate to right, above and behind wide, sharp-toothed metal blade. A green painted wooden dowel extends above side plate. Seat is spade-shaped with two rows of round perforations inside of outer edge and is mounted above and behind body, which is painted green. A vertical lever just inside of right wheel is used to adjust blade. At center of body is a lidded rectangular storage compartment. Two heavy six-spoke iron wheels, painted white, are mounted to sides of body and have alternating raised rectangles of tread on outside. Mower blade is in front of body below beam and extends entire width of body and beyond on right side.
Object Name Mower
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title Champion Mower
Date 1900-1930
Creator Champion
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "CHAMPION / DRAW-CUT / A 701" (embossed on metal lid to storage compartment); various part numbers (i.e. "A681") embossed throughout
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection; collected from Stuart Schroeder, Santa Rosa.
Dimensions H-46 W-106 D-218 inches
Search Terms Agriculture
Farm Equipment
Farm Implements
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Agricultural machinery & implements
Mowing machines