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Hope Foundry and Engineering Co

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1876.

Hope Works, Colley Street, West Bromwich.

1869 Sale notice: 'HOPE WORKS, WEST BROMWICH.
TO NUT AND BOLT MANUFACTURERS, AND OTHERS.
SALE OF THE EXCELLENT PLANT AND MACHINERY.
Comprising Engines and Boilers, Lathes, Bolt and Nut Machines ; Screw-cutting, Tapping, and Drilling Machines ; Shafting, Washing Press, capital Weighing Machine by Pooley, Olifers, Smiths’ Hearths, Heating Furnaces, Office Furniture, and sundry other Effects, at the Hope Nut and Bolt Manufactory, Colley Street, Lyndon, West Bromwich.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION. BY Mr. BATEMAN, upon the Premises as above, on MONDAY, the 12th day of July mat. —the whole of the MACHINERY, PLANT, and other EFFECTS, comprising two 12-horse power Horizontal Engines, one 12-horse Table Engine, pair of 16-horse Shipton’s Patent Reciprocating Engines, two large Cylindrical Boilers, Bolt and Nut Frazing Machines, Screw-cutting and Turning Lathes ; Nut-making, Tapping, and Drilling Machines ; Screwing and Tapning Lathes, Washer Press, large quantity of Shafting, Snds Tank and Pump, large wronght-iron Tanks, Pumping Engine and Pump, a large number of Olifers and Smiths’ Hearths, two Heating Furnaces, capital Road WEIGHING MACHINE, to weigh ten tons, by Pooley; number Cast-iron Plates, quantity of Gas and Water and Fittings, Office Furniture, and sundry other Articles; full and descriptive particulars of which will be given in Catalogues Sale, to be distributed, and which may be obtained fourteen days prior to the Sole, at the Midland Counties Herald Office, Birmingham ; from Messrs. Joseph Cooksey and Sons, Surveyors, West Bromwich; from the Auctioneer, Dudley; and from the Watchman, the Works. Sale to commence at Twelve o’clock at noon.'[1]

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  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette, 3 July 1869