Lawnmower and catcher in cardboard box, two-stroke petrol, Victa 'Tornado' 7 millionth Victa mower, steel / plastic / rubber, designed by Mark Armstrong, Henri Spaile, Martin Handley from Blue Sky Creative and Paul Tonitto, Dominic Tamas, Patrick Doyle from Victa Lawncare, 2003-2004, manufactured by Victa Lawncare Pty Ltd, Moorebank, New South Wales, Australia, 17th November 2004
Steel chassis powder coated with high gloss silver paint, grey and blue plastic catcher with grey and black trim. 'VICTA Tornado Edge mulch or catch' is printed on a sticker on the front of the chassis. On the rear of the chassis is a small silver plate engraved with 'Victa Mower No 7,000,000 Presented to Powerhouse Museum Sydney November 17, 2004.' 'VICTA' is printed in black on each side of the catcher.
The mower is operated by a Victa VSX160 two-stroke petrol engine. The cutting height can be adjusted using the lever control adjacent to the right rear wheel. The user can change the mode of operation from either mulching lawn clippings and returning them into the lawn or catching the lawn clippings in the catcher. The mower uses Victa's patented mulching disc with four cutting blades. The 'Aerogrip' handle is ergonomically designed, and the mower has a 48cm cutting width from edge to edge.
The mower is accompanied by spare parts comprising three screws and two nuts. It is also accompanied by a black plastic mulching plug.
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