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Seebohm and Dieckstahl

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Seebohm and Dieckstahl of Dannamora Steel Works, Sheffield

Known for its range of special steels and for using and making known a scientific approach to steel making.

1865 Company established by Henry Seebohm and George Charles Dieckstahl

1899 Incorporated as a limited company.

1911 Arthur Balfour, MD, was the Master Cutler at this time. The Eagle and Globe Steel company was allied to the parent company[1]

1914 Directory: Manufacturers of crucible cast steel for tools etc. [2]

1914 Steel manufacturers. Specialities: "Capital" high-speed and "DSW" steels, all kinds of crucible cast steel for tools etc., Siemens-Martin and Bessemer steels, hammers, saws, files, picks etc. [3]

WWI Became Arthur Balfour and Co as anti-German feelings increased

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