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H. V. McKay

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1910s. 7hp. Exhibit at the Dave Lee Vintage Engine Collection.
1930s. Sun engine. Exhibit at the Dave Lee Vintage Engine Collection.
Victor engine. Exhibit at the Dave Lee Vintage Engine Collection.

H. V. McKay, Scott Engine Works, Anderson Road, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia

1890s Founded by Hugh Victor McKay

1906 McKay moved his manufacturing operations from Ballarat to Braybrook Junction (later Sunshine) on the western outskirts of Melbourne.

1921 The company became H.V. McKay Pty Ltd.

1930 McKay merged with the Australian operations of the Canadian agricultural implement and tractor manufacturer Massey Harris, to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd.

1955 The company was absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.

1992 Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd merged with the Australian distributor of the Japanese tractor manufacturer Iseki to become Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Limited, which in turn become AGCO Australia Ltd in 1994.

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