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Robert Sorby and Sons

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Robert Sorby and Sons of Kangaroo Works, Trafalgar Street, Sheffield.

1810 Company established.

1914 Manufacturers of edge tools, joiners' tools, adzes, axes, coopers' tools, forestry and seedsmen's tools, planters tools for tea and coffee gardens, augers, scotch screw augers, carpenters shell augers, brace-screw auger bits, saws, scythes (patent and solid), reaping hooks and sickles, hay, straw and machine knives, sheep shears, files, crucible steel for mining and engineers' tools, double and single shear blister and spring steel. [1]

1938 Saws; scythes; sheepshears and skates.

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