Lot 353 of 395:
Walter A. Wood Mowing & Reaping Machine Company  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Small archive of material from the Walter A. Wood Mowing & Reaping Machine Company

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Place:
Hoosick Falls, NY

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Date:
1880s-1900s

Description:

Small archive consisting of approximately 28 pieces including an 1895 112 pp. booklet containing testimonials from farmers in New England  who have used Wood farming equipment in the fields,  an 1880 Fair catalog of Harvesting Machines, parts list for a Wood mower, a die cut catalog booklet in German for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1894 catalog of farm machinery, Parts catalog for Rakes & Tedders nd, Catalog of Horse hay rakes, nd, ca. 1890, the Walter A. Wood Monthly magazine for October 1886, apparently issued for the employees and friends of the company with much advertising, group of approximately 8 postcards and trade cards, some illustrating the factory, a small  broadside announcement that despite a factory fire, the company is up and running and satisfying it’s commitments for the harvest of 1870. 10 pieces of correspondence from the company as illustrated letterheads and billheads all different with one an ALs from Wood himself and a vintage cabinet card photo of Walter Wood inscribed on the reverse.

Walter A. Wood brought out his first 2 wheeled mower in 1858, building his business into a factory on the Hoosick River in Hoosick Falls, NY covering 85 acres. Wood remained in business well into the 20th Century.


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Condition:
Some wear to all pieces, and an occasional damp stain, overall very good .


 
Item number:
226021
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