This horse-drawn reaping machine was advertised in the 1879 catalogue of Reid & Gray, an early New Zealand agricultural machinery firm. James Gray, one of the founders, had immigrated from Scotland. He had skills in making farm implements, and contacts with overseas manufacturers.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 22 DA 31 311
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