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William Jamieson (2)

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1859 Exhibited a Patent Cotton Saw Gin, in which circular saws are used with a moveable metallic grid, for regulating the amount of projection in the saw-teeth to suit different qualities of cotton.

A c.1860 working model of W. Jamieson's 'Cottage Saw Gin' is on display at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry.


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