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1948 French scythe catalog (full scan!)  RSS feed

 
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Just had this 1948 catalog land a couple of days ago and just got it scanned in today. Just some sample pages shown here, but the full PDF can be found HERE.









 
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That is a pretty cool looking catalog. I wonder how many of those blade styles are still being made? Is the company still in business or has it "changed hands" as it were?
 
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To the best of my knowledge, scythes are no longer being manufactured in France. Factories remain active in Russia, Austria (at least two, possibly more), Italy, Slovenia, Turkey, Iran, and Brazil. I think there may be a place in Spain making them still, but it's unclear if they're just sourcing them from Italy or Austria (and it's more likely that this is the case.)
 
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