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George H. Alexander Machinery

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November 1912.
January 1920. Cleveland Horizontal Boring, Drilling and Milling Machines.
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1957. McCrosky Jack-Lock Milling Cutters.

George H. Alexander Machinery of 82, 83, 84 Coleshill Street, Birmingham 4. Telephone: Aston Cross 1704/5/6. Telegraphic Address: "Viking, Birmingham"

1896 Company established by George Henry Alexander.

1914 Engineer. Specialities: automatic and labour-saving machine tools and machinery, complete equipments for the iron, steel, brass and metal trades, rod mills, tube mills, hinge and cartridge machinery, gun, sewing machine, engine, motor, bicycle, watch and screw and nut plants, precision machinery, measuring machinery and gauges, stamping and metal spinning machinery, automatic turning machinery, continuous wire drawing machinery, thread rolling, power presses, rivet and special automatic machinery for all kinds of metal working, non-oxidizing annealing furnaces. [1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Chucks, Hardness Testing Machines, Sheet Metal Testing Machines, Honing Equipment, Piston Ring Testing Machines, Gauges, Diamond Tools, Suds Pumps, Tapping Machines, Dial Indicators, Jigs and Fixtures, Trucks, Engineers' Small Tools. (Stand No. D.717) [2]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1967 Patent - Wire Utilizing Machines. [3]

1968 Copying machine. [4]

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