In the late 1800s early 1900s methods of haymaking changed completely for the farmer. Out went the Scythe, the Rake and the Pitchfork and in came the mowing machine for. Cutting the crop and the use of heavy horses. It is reckoned that literally millions of horses. Were in use by farmers at that time and today about ten thousand only remain. Vital cog in the wheels of British Industry working the fields, hauling timber and delivering. Beer, Milk and Coal in towns and Cities. The mowing would be done by a cutter bar mower. And the outside of the meadow would be cut by Scythe so every blade of grass was harvested. The new mown grass had to be wilted and dried by the sun, it would be left for a day and. Then turned over with the damp side up. This would have been done with wooden hand. Rakes or the new machine The Swathe-Turner which is the subject matter in this figurine by. The Master Sculptor Ray Ayres. It looked rather like two spiders with long metal rods or tines. Attached to heads mounted side by side. The last job would be to turn the dried grass into. Ridges ready to be collected by the “tumbling tam”. A real eye-catcher, in excellent condition. 5.25 in or 13.3 cm high, 13.5 in. In length and 7.5in. In width and worthy of a home in anyone’s. It will be well packed and sent with Parcelforce. I have at the moment a good number. The item “Border Fine Arts Rowing UpStandard Model No B0598A. LE469/950 Classic Collect” is in sale since Thursday, May 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Border Fine Arts”. The seller is “john09082012″ and is located in Crook. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.
- Original/Reproduction: Original.
- Year of Manufacture: 2001.
- Sub-Type: The Classic Collection.
- Boxed/ Unboxed: Unboxed
- Manufacturer/ Type: Border Fine Arts
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom