Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

George Price (2)

From Graces Guide

of Wolverhampton, of George Prices Safe Co.

1855 Patented improvements in safe design and construction[1]

1856 Wrote and published "A treatise on Fire and Thief-proof Depositories and Locks and Keys." London, 1856.

1868/9 Walter Phillips and George Price had become interested in the new cycle industry but needed a skilled engineer. Phillips approached Daniel Rudge about manufacturing a velocipede he had designed. Rudge began producing cycles in a small workshop located at the rear of the Tiger Inn, with Henry Clarke supplying the wheels [2].

c.1877 George Price, a well known lock and safe maker in Cleveland Street, produced a range of bicycles. The more expensive model was the London; the cheaper model Liverpool sold for £9.10s[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1857/11/13
  2. Dan Rudge and his cycles [1]
  3. Prices Cycles[2]