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John Ackworthie Ltd

Established 1908

Makers of small tools, including the box tools for capstan lathes, and the well-regarded Ackworthie tapping head.

Address in 1915: Coleshill St., Birmingham

Address in 1952: Maypole Lane, King's Heath, Birmingham

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