May 18, 1830: British Inventor Patents and Sells First Lawnmower

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On this day in 1830, the British engineer Edwin Budding signed a contract for the mass production of his invention, the lawnmower.  According to the terms of the contract, Budding shared of his profits with an investor named John Ferrabee who paid for the expense of patenting and manufacturing the mowers.  Their first customer was Regent’s Park Zoo in London.

One thought on “May 18, 1830: British Inventor Patents and Sells First Lawnmower”

  1. cathynative77@gmail.com Pastor Cathy Native

    On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 1:19 PM Law Office of Justin R. McCarthy wrote:

    > justinmccarthy17 posted: ” On this day in 1830, the British engineer Edwin > Budding signed a contract for the mass production of his invention, the > lawnmower. According to the terms of the contract, Budding shared of his > profits with an investor named John Ferrabee who paid for t” >

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