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T. Forknall and Son

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of Blake Street, Churchgate, Leicester

See Thomas Forknall (1843-1935)

Selling the 'Victor' and 'Premier' Platen Printing Machines. There were two presses with the Victor name, the Victor No 1 which was a copy of the Golding Pearl 1 platen press and the larger Victor which was a simple jobbing platen press.

1890/1 T. Forknall and Son mentioned.[1][2]

Possibly ceased trading around 1914

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Sources of Information

  1. Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 18 October 1890
  2. Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 24 October 1891