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Brookes of Oldbury; Birmingham. Telephone: Broadwell 1294/5. Telegraphic Address: "Brookes, Limited, Oldbury". (1937)
1903 Company incorporated.
1922 Engineers and Ironfounders, of Brades Road, Rounds Green, Oldbury,
1937 Engineers and ironfounders.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Shearing Machines (Guillotines for sheets and plates, Rotary, Slitting, Bar, Crocodile). Multiple Punching and Angle Bending Machines. Power Presses. Tube Making Machinery. Drawbenches. Nail Machinery. Planishing Hammers. Iron Castings. (Stand No. D.322).
1945 Advert. Engineers and ironfounders. Guillotine sheet and plate shears, presses, lathes etc.
1955 Patent - Hydraulically operated machines for cutting metal or other sheets.
1968 Patent - Press for Bending Tubes and other Sections.