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S. Ratcliffe

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Dec 1921.
Mancuna ‘Capitol’ lathe c.1928 (from Hobday Bros motor accessories catalogue No. 67 1928-29)
This is presumed to be a Mancuna lathe, differing only slightly from the 'Capitol' lathe in respect of the bed ways. On display at Oakham Treasures Museum, Portbury, Bristol
Mancuna hand-operated bench drill

S. Ratcliffe Ltd. of Mancuna Works, Miles Platting, Manchester.

Maker of Mancuna machine tools

1921 Agents: H. V. Carrington, London. Lancashire representative: J. Ibbotson of Radium St., Oldham Rd., Manchester. Irish representative: Rutledge and Thompson of 3 Corn Exchange Place, Dublin.

1938 'Okaykee' Key-Cutting Machine/ 'Mancuna' Firewood Bundling Machine.

Presumably later Mancuna Engineering Company

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