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Walker and Hudson

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of Richmond Works, Bradford

1869 Advert: 'IMPORTANT TO ENGINEERS, MACHINISTS, BRASS FINISHERS, WOOD TURNERS, BOBBIN MANUFACTURERS, WALKER & HUDSON’S UNIVERSAL TURNING-MACHINE.
Messrs. WALKER & HUDSON desire to inform the public of the peculiar advantages and superiority of their Universal Turning Machine, over all other Machines and Lathes now in use. It can be worked with any number of Spindles, slides like the ordinary One Spindle Lathe, and is capable of doing from six twenty men’s work, according to the article operated upon.
There is also no waste of time stoppage in feeding the Machine, which will turn studs, steps, collars, gas joints, roving bobbins, cotton tubes, throstle bobbins, spools, &c., and is well adapted for machine shops, doing all the small work, and is suitable for Brass Finishers, Bobbin Manufacturers, and Wood Turners. All communications to addressed to WALKER & HUDSON, RICHMOND WORKS, LISTER HILLS, BRADFORD.'[1]

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  1. Bradford Observer - Thursday 24 June 1869