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Lawnmowing aristocracy...<br />
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The worlds first powered mower has taken to the grass once more after an exhaustive restoration by lawnmower nut Andrew Hall from Somerset.<br />
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Forerunner of all the machines that have graced British lawns on sunday afternoons through the decades since, This 1902 Ransome 3hp is a historic survivor from the Edwardian age when chauffers were given the task of grooming their masters lawns and the new fangled machines cost as much as a house.