1933 Print Appleby Needle Steel Agriculture Machine Farm Farming Bourke FZ2


This is an original 1933 halftone print of a farming machine designed by Mr. Appleby. The caption writes, "Believe it or not, he made the first one out of a twig from an apple tree. The binder is here shown undergoing one of the twenty-five tests every machine must take before it leaves the factory. Hay is used instead of wheat: it is more convenient..."


This 78+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11.5 inches; 24 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Needle, Hook, Machinery