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Archibald Mylne or Milne, of West Street, Tradeston, Glasgow

1841 PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE ENGINEERS' TOOLS AND PATTERNS, STEAM ENGINE, SMITHY TOOLS, &c. &c.
WORKS TO LET OR SELL.
TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC SALE, at the WORKS, West Street, Tradeston, Glasgow, on Wednesday the 8th December, the whole Valuable TOOLS belonging to Mr A. Mylne. Engineer, Millwright, and Tool-maker, who is retiring from that Business, including a Superior Self-acting Planing Machine, 48 Feet Long by Four Wide, Three Smaller Ditto, Seven Self-acting Lathes of various Sizes, Hand-Lathes with Iron-beds, Splendid Vertical Slotting and Drilling Machine, Nut-cutting Machine, Screwing Machine, Large Crane of Fitting-up Shop with Chain and Pulleys, Portable Crane and Purchase Blocks Ten Horse Power Steam Engine with Boiler, Gearing, Smiths' Vices, Anvils and Tools of all Sorts, Millwright's Benches, &c &c. A very Valuable Set of PATTERNS for Steam Engines, Planing Machines, Lathes, Spur and Bevel Wheels, and the Office Furniture, Watch-Dog. &c. These Tools are all of the most Modern and Expensive Description, substantial and highly Finished, part made to Order and never used, and all of a quality rarely met with. Catalogues ....
Sale to begin at Half-past Ten for Eleven o'clock precisely.
BARCLAY & SKIRVING, Auctioneers.
These Extensive and Recently-erected PREMISES, extending to nearly 4000 Square Yards, contiguous to the Harbour ef Glasgow, and on the Line of the Ayrshire, Greenock, and Hamilton Railways, are to SELL or LET, Entry Immediately. Apply to Mr. W . Colledge, Writer, Dunlop Street Glasgow.' [1]

1847 Machine tools.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 20 November 1841
  2. Engineer and Machinist's Assistant 1847. p195 and other pages