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Southern Duchess Born 1974 and imported from New Zealand. Dam of Lynhome Duchess 2 pictured last week and dam of Piggottrange Hester (pictured in the first throwback Thursday picture in the sale ring at the Hilton) from Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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One of the many foundation bulls… Scottish Herrod, from the 40th Anniversary history booklet

 

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ASBA First President R W Vincent 1972-74, 1976-78, from the 40th Anniversary history booklet

 

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Top: Cambridge Ruhma, left: Hampshire Mayer, Right: Scottish Neff

 


Met Chuck Senior Champion Bull Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Met Chuck Senior Champion Bull Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Terangaville Waldo Reserve Senior champion Bull Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Terangaville Waldo Reserve Senior champion Bull Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Lynhome Duchess 2 Reserve Junior Champion Heifer Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Lynhome Duchess 2 Reserve Junior Champion Heifer Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Zurich Poll Princess Junior Champion Heifer Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

Zurich Poll Princess Junior Champion Heifer Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny


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Simmental steer line up at Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Munga Park Hermia 1st in 24-30 months, Senior and Grand Champion Female and Supreme Simmental Exhibit at Adelaide Royal 1982. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Munga Park Frederic 1st 16-18 months Junior and Grand Champion Bull Adelaide Royal 1982. Pictured with Federal President Allan Fletcher decorating, held by Brian Harnsworth and pictured with Bruce Burnell (left) and Judge Peter Sutherland (centre). Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Simmental Team of purebred steers which won the O’Connor Trophy at the 1982 Royal Adelaide Show. Left steer was Reserve Champion Carcase of Show and steer on right was reserve Champion Steer of the show. Photo by Jesse Bezwarchny

 


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Dunmore Tyrone who was Grand Champion Bull Brisbane Royal 1982 being decorated by the Queensland Attorney General, Mr Sam Dommany (right), held by Sue Wallace. On the left is Mike Johnson Associate Judge and next to him Warwick Yates, the Judge.

 

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Dunmore Leslie Junior and Grand Champion Female Brisbane Royal 1982 pictured with Mr and Mrs Harvey sacks who purchased Leslie prior to judging.

 

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Dunmore Tyrone Brisbane Royal 1982

 

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Dunmore Leslie Brisbane Royal 1982

 


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Senior Champion Bull, Odalen William exhibited by Bill Almond with Mrs Millicent Liley who sashed him and left the judge Mr Richard Vincent, 1982. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 

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Gina Ryan with her Junior Champion Simmental Heifer, 1992. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 

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Loretta Wilson who was “wrapped to the back teeth” with her Interbreed Supreme Champion Simmental Cow at the 1992 Royal Melbourne Show. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 

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Paul Trenoweth, Harry M Miller adn Graham Kennedy, 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 

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TV Superstar and Simmental Breeder, Graham Kennedy. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 

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Group of Simmental Members at old Melbourne Show Grounds. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

 


Young cowboy Jefferson Stubbs of Glen Innes heads for home after the Sydney Royal Show with the Simmental bull, Waterloo Park Victor - 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Young cowboy Jefferson Stubbs of Glen Innes heads for home after the Sydney Royal Show with the Simmental bull, Waterloo Park Victor – 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Happiness is the borad back of a Simmentl bull, for Prue Gray, with mum Jan Gray from 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Happiness is the broad back of a Simmental bull, for Prue Gray, with mum Jan Gray from 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

17 year old P r Penny Lane home with Jan Gray. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

17 year old P R Penny Lane home with Jan Gray. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Beryl and Charles Cowcher with daughter Jennifer from 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Beryl and Charles Cowcher with daughter Jennifer from 1978. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Robert and Michael Introvigne 1976. Michael told us that the bull calf weighed 101lb at a day old. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012

Robert and Michael Introvigne 1976. Michael told us that the bull calf weighed 101lb at a day old. From the booklet 40 years of Simmental in Australia released 2012


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Sale photos from the 1976 Royale which grossed $100,000 and topped at 16,000 for Richmond Bertha who was the first purebred Simmental cow and calf unit offered at sale in Australia. Competition was strong for purebred females with two weaner heifers making 11,500 and 10,500 respectively

 

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Sale photos from the 1976 Royale which grossed $100,000 and topped at 16,000 for Richmond Bertha who was the first purebred Simmental cow and calf unit offered at sale in Australia. Competition was strong for purebred females with two weaner heifers making 11,500 and 10,500 respectively

 

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Top priced bull at the 1976 Simmental Royale the yearling Tasman Uranus selling for $5500 Purchased by Waterloo Grazing Co Pictured from left to right Messrs Archie Campbell (Scotland), Lionel Busquets (Sydney), Gerhard Fischer (Germany), Harry Miller (Manilla) and Des Mundy (Sydney).

 

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Sale photos from the 1976 Royale which grossed $100,000 and topped at 16,000 for Richmond Bertha who was the first purebred Simmental cow and calf unit offered at sale in Australia. Competition was strong for purebred females with two weaner heifers making 11,500 and 10,500 respectively

 


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Mr Harry M Miller watching a shipment of 46 Simmentals unloaded from an aeroplane. Harry M Miller was the largest importer in this shipment in 1976 of which 2 bulls and 13 females where imported by him – Photo Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Champion carcase at the 1976 Western Carcase competition scoring 87 points on display in the window of Angliss & Co butcher shop on the Concourse of Wynyard railway station Sydney public interest was that intense the beef was sold out within 3 hours – Photo Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Association Secretary Kate Ellis Decorated the champion Simmental bull at the 1976 Sydney Royal Show Aroha Edouard (NZ import) who was shown by Mr and Mrs Ian Gray’s – Photo Jesse Bezwarchny

 


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1982 Champion Heavy Weight Steer Sydney Royal who sold for a record price of $10kg for a gross price of $6420 pictured with breeder Lionel Busquets (Sterling, Orange NSW and held by John Brogan) – photo Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Piggott Range Fairfax the 1983 Champion Steer at Adelaide Royal (sired by Scottish Senator) – photo Jesse Bezwarchny

 

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Champion Purebred Heavy Weight Steer at the Sydney Royal 1986 (Rory Murphy, Monreid Simmental, Nundle NSW) – photo Jesse Bezwarchny


 

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First purebred Simmental calves born in Victoria, Merrithree Veronica and Merrithree Vanessa born 7-11-76, watched by mum Sundowner Ranches Eloise