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1898 Sale of goods and effects. '...an action re the Doctor Cycle Company Ld. Thomas v. the Doctor Cycle Co. Ltd. 1897......The cycle manufacturing machinery plant tools fixtures stock and effects at the above premises including two gas engines nine screw cutting and other lathes 3 vertical drilling machines nearly new shaping and milling machine spoke drill metal saw 3 brazing hearths lengths of shafting pulleys banding vices benches assortment of tools 4 polishing spindles 2 dynamos, plating vats and solution 3 enamelling stoves weighing machine office furniture and fittings shelving counters partitions gas fittings et cetera. Also the stock of finished and unfinished stock in trade comprising bicycle frames hubs pedals tubes brackets mudguards saddles chains and various cycle accessories. The whole of the plant fixtures stock and effects together with the goodwill of the business and tenancy of the premises will first be offered in one lot as an entire going concern...'