Can anyone help me Identify and date this Webbs mower please. Many thanks for your assistance.

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Can anyone help me Identify and date this Webbs mower please. Many thanks for your assistance.

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Hi All.

Can anyone help Identify and date this Webbs mower

 

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Hello

Looks to be a Webb De-luxe 2 speed, (NOT to be confused with the De-luxe from the late 1920's/30's)

I know your mower with cross handles was advertised in 1959, but assume yours has pram handles, & by any chance a Red grassbox??

Not sure when the handles changed but yours may possibly be later, but I'm not certain? Will let you know if I find out any more.

 

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Clive

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Can anyone help me Identify and date this Webbs mower please. Ma

That is interesting I have not seen a mower with two gears before, does any one know if it was aimed at the domestic or the professional user?

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Many thanks for your thoughts. I can confirm the pram handles and red grass box. I would love to know more if it is possible. Many thanks to you both. Foxhunt

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Hello Ray

It appeared to be aimed at the domestic market it gave 66 cuts per yard for a fine finish or adjusted to 44 cuts per yard for easier cutting of longer grass. It also had neutral, said to reduce damage to blades when moving the machine around I assume.

Note for Michael, I don't think it should have a 'Red' box!!!! Its just that I was watching it on ebay, assume the previous owner had painted it, would have been Green like the mower, just in case you think I'm psychic. 

Clive

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Excellent trap Clive. I walked into that one. No harm done though. I enjoyed it. Thanks for the interesting spec on the cutting speeds. I don't suppose there is a colour brochure or photo out there to try and reproduce the original colours. Many thanks for your thoughts