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of Trafford Street and Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester.
1840 Advert: 'Capital Engineers', Millwrights', and Iron Founders' Tools, Stock, and Utensils, Cart, Whitechapel, &c.
By T. M. FISHER, Monday and Wednesday, the 15th and 17th days of June, 1840, on the premises occupied by Messrs. Smith and Glasgow, situate in Trafford-street and Great Bridgewater-street, Manchester; sale to commence each morning at ten o'clock:
THE Very Valuable TOOLS, STOCK, and UTENSILS, including a capital feet 3-inch self-acting double geared slide lathe, bed 17 feet 4 inches long by 4 feet wide, with graduated face plate, 8 feet diameter, slide rest, 5 feet, and ditto 3 feet long; this is a most perfect and well fitted tool adapted for boring cylinders from 24 to 96 inches in diameter, for turning locomotive engine wheels, and other heavy work; superior 2 feet 6-inch and 19-inch self-acting double geared slide lathes, with face plates and rests, both upon one bed 31 feet by 2 ft 6 inches wide, with boring bars, & beam centres; five 9-inch, one 15-inch and one 18-inch double-geared lathes; boring bar, 10 feet 3 inches long, 9 inches diameter, with sliding head, 18 inches diameter, 1 5/8 square thread screw; slotting machine, for wheels up to 6 feet 3 inches diameter, with slot 2 feet; upright drilling machine and planing machine, bed 4 feet 4 inches by 2 feet, both by Batho; circular saws, grindstones; six horse high pressure steam engine and boiler; complete sets of patterns for steam engines from four to twenty horse power; a small, but choice assortment of wheel patterns, smiths' bellows, anvils, and tools, stocks, taps and dies, vices, benches; pig, bar, rod, scrap iron; a large quantity of steel, new and old brass, files, straps, cupola, moulders' tools and boxes, cranes, ladles, core bars, two broad-wheeled carts, one narrow wheeled ditto, with iron arms; excellent Whitechapel, nearly new; the counting-house fixtures, excellent iron safe, gas meter, pipes and burners. Catalogues may he had on the premises.....'