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Barrington and Son

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P. Barrington & Son of Birmingham.

1915 Sale Notice: 'Re P. BARRINGTON & SON.—Under Deed of Assignment. 124, 126. and 128. BARR STREET. BIRMINGHAM. By direction of the Trustee, Edward Taylor, Esq., Chartered Accountant,
SALE OF THE WHOLE OF THE RULE MAKERS’ PLANT AND MACHINERY, Including SCREW-CUTTING LATHE, Vertical DRILLING MACHINE, Hack Saws, Shaping Machine, 30 Double and Single-sided PRESSES, Power Press, quantity Press Tools, Scribing Machine; Arching, Emery Grinding, and Band-planing Machines; Automatic Four-panel PLANING MACHINE, Panel Planing Machine by Sagar; Eight Rotary and Double-sided MARKING and DIVIDING MACHINES, English and Foreign Figuring Bars; Valuable PENTAGRAPH MACHINE, for steel rules, by G. Moulton; and Costly DIVIDING MACHINE, with 5ft. Sliding Bed, by R. W. Munro; numerous Bench Drills; Cutting, Grooving, Joint-making, and Chiselling Machines; Capstan and Turret Lathes, Four SAW BENCHES, Vices, Weighing Machines, Shafting, Pulleys and Banding, 8-n.h.p. CROSSLEY GAS-ENGINE, Benching, Office Furniture, iron Safe, &c.;
also the FINISHED AND UNFINISHED STOCK.
80 Gross Folding BOXWOOD RULES, 23 gross Spirit Levels, T Squares, Parallel and School Rules, Rope Gauges. brass-bound and ivory Rules, 33 gross steel Straight Edges, steel Squares, bevelled steel Rules, &c.: quantity part-finished Rules, 50 gross steel Rule Blanks, 13 Tons QUARTERED BOXWOOD, about three tons planed and sawn Blanks, and numerous Effects.
HORATIO LANE & SMITH have received instructions to Sell by Auction on the Premises, on THURSDAY and FRIDAY NEXT, September 9 and 10, commencing each day at Eleven o’clock, as above.
ON VIEW. WEDNESDAY NEXT. September 8.
NOTE - The FREEHOLD MANUFACTURING PREMISES ARE FOR SALE.
Catalogues may be obtained of Messrs. Saunders, Bradbury, and Saunders. Solicitors, 37, Temple Row; of Messrs. Edward Taylor and Co., Chartered Accountants, Temple Courts, 55, Temple Row; or of the Auctioneers, 57, Colmore Row, Birmingham[1]


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  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Thursday 2 September 1915