AN AGRICULTURAL SHOW MODEL OF A TASKERS' HOE, circa 1880, accompanied by a foot-operated bellows, Griffin & George Ltd,

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Lot 443
AN AGRICULTURAL SHOW MODEL OF A TASKERS' HOE, circa 1880, accompanied by a foot-operated bellows,
Griffin & George Ltd,

Sold for £ 178 (US$ 233) inc. premium
AN AGRICULTURAL SHOW MODEL OF A TASKERS' HOE, circa 1880, accompanied by a foot-operated bellows, Griffin & George Ltd,
the tasker's hoe frame is carried on four cast wheels with the front swivelling. The front axle is steered by a lever encasing the direct towing links. Wrought iron curved arms support zinc tines wedged into slots in the frame. A seat is provided over the handle frame. Finished in Tasker green and red, 8½in (22cm) high, 26½in (67cm) long, the bellows on wooden base with spring, 28in (51cm) long

Footnotes

  • The tasker's hoe believed to have been made by Taskers, Andover, for demonstration purposes at Agricultural shows.

    Provenance:
    Property of The British Engineerium, Hove.
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AN AGRICULTURAL SHOW MODEL OF A TASKERS' HOE, circa 1880, accompanied by a foot-operated bellows, Griffin & George Ltd,
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