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Brown and Sharpe Manufacturing Co

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of Providence, Rhode Island

See Brown and Sharpe

1853 The company was founded in the USA, as a partnership of J. R. Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, and Lucian Sharpe. They went on to become one of the foremost makers of machine tools and precision measuring equipment.

In relation to the company's manufacturing activities in the UK, see Brown and Sharpe (UK)


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