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Manufacturers Index - Coe & Wilkes

Coe & Wilkes
Painesville, OH, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Steam and Gas Engines

History
Last Modified: Jan 5 2012 11:30PM by Jeff_Joslin
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This partnership of Henry H. Coe and Frederick Wilkes claimed "Established 1852" and lasted until at least 1901. It seems likely that it was superseded by Coe Manufacturing Co. Coe & Wilkes' early product line include sawmill machinery, but they eventually specialized in veneer machinery.

Information Sources

  • Mentioned in an article in a January 1868 issue of Scientific American.
  • Ad in 1868-02-88 issue of Scientific American. The ad ran intermittently until at least the 1869-05-22 issue. "ANDERSON’S PATENT MULEY SAW Hangings. The oscillating lower Muley and self adjusting rake upper Muley perform more work with less power than any other. COE & WILKES Painesville, Ohio, sole manufacturers, except for the states of Maine and Pennsylvania. Send for circulars."
  • An 1872 patent for a sawmill dog was assigned to Henry H. Coe and Frederick Wilkes, both of Painesville, OH.
  • From an ad in the May 1889 issue of The Wood-Worker for their "improved rotary-cutting veneer machines".
  • From an ad in the May 1898 issue of The Wood-Worker for their "improved rotary-cutting veneer machines".
  • An ad in the January 1901 issue of The Wood Worker says, "Established 1852".