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Manufacturers Index - Alfred Herbert Ltd.

Alfred Herbert Ltd.
Coventry, West Midlands, England, U.K.
Manufacturer Class: Metal Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Feb 22 2020 11:34AM by Jeff_Joslin
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Between at least 1900 to 1936 (and likely for longer than that), Alfred Herbert Ltd. of Coventry made metalworking machinery, particularly turret lathes.

Information Sources

  • A 1912 report from the US Consulate in Melbourne reports on the shops of engineering firm Geo. W. Kelly & Lewis of that city. The shop's machinery includes a recently-purchased "hollow hexagon turret lathe from Albert Herbert... Besides the turret lathe, Herbert has supplied one sensitive drill...".