British manufacturer, Allett Mowers, ran an online auction to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with proceeds going to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award charity.
The mower was a special one-off Jubilee Edition Allett Stirling 51 (20”) battery cylinder mower commemorating the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. It has a retail price of £3,250.00. (inc. VAT). The auction was open worldwide on 2nd June 2022 and entrants simply logged in to the Allett Mowers’ website https://allett.co.uk or via the link: https://allett.co.uk/products/auction-special-allett-stirling-51-20-battery-cylinder-mower. Existing Allett customers logged in as usual and other entrants just needed to register their details to enter.
The proceeds received from the highest bidder will be donated to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Living Legacy Fund https://events.dofe.org/living-legacy-fund
All of the highest bid revenue generated by the sale of this special edition mower will help the DofE’s The Living Legacy Fund give a million more young people the life-changing opportunity to achieve a DofE Award, building their self-belief, confidence and skills to be ready to overcome anything life throws their way. This is something Allett is very passionate about as a proud British company making cylinder mowers since 1965 and as the proud holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise-International Trade.
The Stirling range of expert mowers is designed for the home lawn connoisseur with medium to large lawns. Allett mowers, known for their strong stripes and precision cutting, feature the Allett cartridge system which gives professional level cultivation and clean-up for lawn thatch control, autumn renovations and weed control. The highest auction bid receives this unique Jubilee Allett Stirling 51 (20”), which is powered by the EGO 56V battery system. The rear roller drive is controlled by the handlebar mounted speed control, which can be adjusted on the move to select the optimum forward speed for the best results. The mowing and cultivation cartridges are driven by the separate, powerful ‘ProDrive’ motor to cultivate the lawn deeper, faster and with great precision, unprecedented control and new levels of comfort. Allett’s height adjustment of cut selection gives micro adjustment with a clear scale of the height selected.
The online auction began with a starting bid of a minimum £1000.00 and entrants had just 3 days to bid in £50.00 increments. Bidding for the Jubilee Edition Stirling 51 closed at 11.59pm British Summer Time on 5th June 2022 and the winning bidder will be announced on 6th June 2022. Auction Terms and Conditions will apply, and these include the mower delivery date being delayed as it will be displayed at the Windsor Flower Show on 11th June and BBC Gardener’s World Show at the NEC on the 16th-19th June 2022. After which it will be delivered to the highest bidder. The Terms and Conditions can be seen on the Allett website. Allett Mowers Ltd. 01889 271503 www.allett.co.uk