Eden lawnmower

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Angela Price
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Eden lawnmower

Could  anyone help me with any information on this lawnmower. I bought it a few years ago at a junkyard. Any idea of age would be useful and any knowledge of the Eden brand, on the wheels are the words "EDEN BRITISH MADE "

Thanks,

Angela

Thanks

Angela

Clive1997
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Hello Angela

Hello Angela

Interesting little mower, it was probably made by one of the large manufacturers & badged with the name 'Eden' we have come across a similar one with 'Eden' although 'Foreign Made' rather than yours which states British Made. A German manufacturer named Brill made many 'badged'  mowers with the top clasp on the wooden handle being similar to yours I think. This type of branding is often referred to as being 'Catalogue Mowers' popular ones being, Gamages, Selfridges, Timothy Whites, Army & Navy etc. Certainly after the wars German companies didn't like to put 'Made in Germany' on items they manufactured for sale in this country!

The actual manufacture may be revealed by any part numbers or patent numbers on the castings, sometimes on the inner wheel casing. Also there may be the remnants of stenciling on the wooden shaft?

If you are using the mower on the grass shown its doing a decent job.

Hope that helps.

 

 

Angela Price
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Clive

Clive

Thanks for the information. The only numbers I can see are on the lower blade which are 10", obviously the size and C22.

It's a great mower and I use it in tandem with an old Qualcast 30s hand push roller one.

Thanks very much, I will research a bit further.

Angela

 

 

Seb
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castings look like a suffolk

certainly looks like brill, I have pictures of 2 others very similar marked "foreign, EDEN"

Angela Price
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Thanks, have emailed Brill

Thanks, have emailed Brill and asked if it was made by them. 

Clive1997
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Excellent, I have done the

Excellent, I have done the same with 2 other German companies with mixed results, although they did send some information.

I will be interested to hear what they say.

 

Angela Price
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Clive

Clive

 

Unfortunately Brill have replied that it is not one of theirs. Will keep trying to find out more.

Thanks  for the interest 

 

Angela