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Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co

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January 1906.
December 1929.
1943.
1943.
1951. Advert for the 'Essangee' change-speed unit.
February 1959.
1960.
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1973.

Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co Ltd. Power Transmission Engineers

of Nene Side Iron Works, Thrapston

of Euston Rd, London (1943) and of Manchester

1897 Smith and Grace of Thrapston seems to have started using the name Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co, recognising this as a major source of business. Incorporated as a limited company

1899 Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co were listed as advertiser in Engineering

The business grew into one of the largest manufacturers of pulleys and power transmission devices.

1912 The Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co exhibited pulleys at Olympia[1]

1940 Advert for Veeflat drive transmitting over 1,000 hp and handwheels (Smith and Grace of Thrapston) [2]

1945 Advert for the 'Essangee' change-speed unit, a machine tool drive for capstans, lathes, millers, slotters etc. (Smith and Grace) [3]

2000 Smith and Grace Screw Boss Pulley Co was put into Voluntary liquidation[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 09, 1912
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p110-11
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p130-31
  4. London Gazette 1 August 2000