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 163,138 pages of information and 245,599 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.

S. Ratcliffe

From Graces Guide
Dec 1921.
1938.
Mancuna ‘Capitol’ lathe c.1928 (from Hobday Bros motor accessories catalogue No. 67 1928-29)
This is presumed to be a Mancuna lathe, differing only slightly from the 'Capitol' lathe in respect of the bed ways. On display at Oakham Treasures Museum, Portbury, Bristol
Mancuna hand-operated bench drill
1945

S. Ratcliffe Ltd. of Mancuna Works, Lyon Street, Miles Platting, Manchester.

Maker of Mancuna machine tools

1921 Agents: H. V. Carrington, London. Lancashire representative: J. Ibbotson of Radium St., Oldham Rd., Manchester. Irish representative: Rutledge and Thompson of 3 Corn Exchange Place, Dublin.

1938 'Okaykee' Key-Cutting Machine/ 'Mancuna' Firewood Bundling Machine.

c.1949 Name changed to Mancuna Engineering Company.

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