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Fairbanks Co

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February 1904. Holroyd's combined pipe tap and drill.
Detail. Exhibit at the Drostdy Museum, South Africa

of 14 Mallow Street, Old Street, City Road, London, EC

1830 Company established.

1890 Company incorporated.

1914 Manufacturers of weighing machines. Specialities: weighing machinery and mill supplies, cocks, injectors, packings, pulleys, shaftings, hangers, belting, engineers' tools and machinery, trucks, wagons and handcarts, railway supplies of all kinds. The firm was the first to manufacture platform weighing machines. [1]

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