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L. R. Knapp and Co

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February 1899.
September 1902. Monarch Two-Horse Corn and Seed Drill.
Name plate for Monarch Two-Horse Corn Drill.
Name plate for Monarch Two-Horse Corn Drill.
January 1906.
The Monarch Two Horse Corn Drill. Exhibit at Chiltern Open Air Museum.
The Monarch Two Horse Corn Drill. Exhibit at Chiltern Open Air Museum.

L. R. Knapp and Co of Thames Valley Iron Works, Faringdon, Berkshire.

1745 Founded as wheelwrights and smiths and made wagons and agricultural implements

1890 Acquired a foundry

1894 June. Royal Agricultural Society's Show. Chaff Cutter, Pulper, Grist Mill and Elevator combined [1]

1919 Joined AGE - Agricultural and General Engineers[2]

1920 Manufacturers of Drills and Manure Distributors for attachment to Tractors.

1932 AGE was wound up


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 29th June 1894 p562
  2. The Times, May 11, 1920