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Australia. Royal Commission on Customs and Excise Tariffs
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Progress report no. 6. : Stripper harvesters. / Royal Commission on Customs and Excise Tariffs
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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[Melbourne], Victoria : Printed and published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by J. Kemp, Acting Government Printer for the State of Victoria, 1906
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ROYAL COMMISSION ON CUSTOMS AND EXCISE TARIFFS. PROGRESS REPORT No. 6. STRIPPER-HARVESTERS. 1
INDEX STRIPPER-HARVESTERS. 3
SIXTH PROGRESS REPORT. STRIPPER-HARVESTERS. (1) Complaints, grievances, and suggestions. 5
(2) Australian competition in harvesters. 6
(3) Stripperharvesters. 7
(4) The Ancient Header. 7
(5) Pitt’s stripping drum (1786). 7
(6) Plucknett’s clover reaper (1807). 7
(7) Early American machines. 7
(8) Church’s harvester (1841). 8
(9) Foster’s harvester (1847). 8
(10) Roberts' harvester (1858). 8
(11) Ridley’s stripper (1847). 8
(12) Mellor’s stripper (1857). 8
(13) The stripper. 9
(14) Evolution of the stripper harvester. 9
(15) Imitation and copying. 10
(16) Reply to a charge of alleged copying and imitation. 11
(17) Origin and history. 11
(18) Charge of piracy denied. 11
(19) The beginning of the stripperharvester. 11
(20) Output of harvesters in Australia. 12
(21) Imports. 12
(22) American combines. 12
(23) Unfair tactics and methods. 13
24) Alleged under valuation 13
(25) The £31 5s. invoice. 14
(26) The £38 10s. 10d. invoice. 15
(27) Massey. Harris invoice price in Buenos Ayres. 15
(28) Massey Harris invoice price in Italy. 15
(29) Invoice price of Massey Harris Co. investigated. 16
(30) Re-assessment of invoice value. 17
(31) Invoice value of £65. 17
(32) Selling prices before the combine. 17
(33) Combines in Australia. 18
(34-5-6-7) Break up of the combine. 19
(39) Export of stripperharvesters from Australia. 20
(40) Factory cost of stripperharvesters. 20
38) Selling price since the combine. 20
(41) Raw materials. 22
(42) Hands employed. 22
(43)Apprentices, 22
(44) Increased number of hands. 22
(46) Industrial conditions. 22
(43) Industrial troubles. 23
(47) Wages in Melbourne and Ballarat. 23
(49) Associated trades. 24
(50) Freight. 24
(51) Canadian and American reply. 24
(52) Packing 24
(53) Railway allowance on packed machines. 24
(54) Importing expenses. 24
(56) Comparative statements of importing expenses and charges. 25
(57) Comparative cost of stripperharvesters. 25
(58) Natural protection. 26
(59) Cost of selling and distributing. 26
(60) The Apple Tree Advertisement. 26
(61) Australian profits in the harvester business. 28
(62) American and Canadian profits. 28
(64) Improved conditions of business. 28
(66) Business methods of importers. 28
(67) South Australian manufacturers. 28
(68) Harvesters in New South Wales. 28
(C3) Trade under Commonwealth Tariff. 28
65) Irregularity of output. 28
(69) Limited use of the stripperharvester. 29
(70) Disadvantages of stripperharvesters. 29
(71) Falling-off in other machinery. 29
(72) Foreign manufacturers in Australia. 29
(73) United States and Canadian Tariff. 29
(74) Secret of American competition. 30
(75) Malleable castings. 30
(76) Preference to British imports impossible. 30
(77) No increase in price. 30
(78) Who pays the duty. 31
(79) Percentage rate of proposed increased duty. 31
(80) Selling to the farmers. 31
(81) Fixed duty originally proposed, 31
(82) Duty on parts. 31
(83) Duties on raw materials. 31
(84) Proposals to purchase Mr. McKay's business. 32
(85) Specialization 32
(86) Cheaper production in Canada. 32
(87) Cause of American and Canadian success. 32
(88) Opposition to increased duties. 32
CONCLUSIONS. 33
RECOMMENDATIONS. 37

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Australia. Royal Commission on Customs and Excise Tariffs, author and Australia. Parliament. issuing body. Progress report no. 6. : Stripper harvesters [Melbourne], Victoria: Printed and published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by J. Kemp, Acting Government Printer for the State of Victoria, 1906. Web. 22 September 2021 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2341786283>

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Australia. Royal Commission on Customs and Excise Tariffs, author & Australia. Parliament. issuing body. 1906, Progress report no. 6. : Stripper harvesters Printed and published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by J. Kemp, Acting Government Printer for the State of Victoria, [Melbourne], Victoria viewed 22 September 2021 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2341786283

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