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Charles Court and Sons

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of Manchester

1842 Sale Notice: Capital New Tools. By T. M. Fisher (by order of the trustee of Mr. C. Court) on Wednesday, the 19th January. 1842, at the shop occupied by him situate in Hilton-street, Port-street, Manchester; sale to commence punctually at two o'clock: FOUR Portable Upright DRILLING MACHINES, will drill from 1-16 to 2 inches; one do. , do., will drill up to six inches diameter, and take in two feet deep, all with rising tables; power planing machine, bed , 6 feet long, two feet wide, one foot six inches deep, self-actng in the angular, vertical, and horizontal cuts : capital 12-inch, double geared lathe, with planed bed; nut shaping machine, and 12-inch compound slide rest; all new, with the latest improvements, and made on the best modern principle. [1]

1852 Makers of machine tools and textile machinery (see advert).

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 8 January 1842