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Manufacturers Index - Bignell Machine Co.
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Bignell Machine Co. was apparently established in 1942 to take over the business of C. W. Smith.

Information Sources

  • Catalog of "Modern Woodworking Machinery" accompanied by 1942 price list; the catalog cover has a label pasted on, "Bignell Machine Co. / Sucessors to / C. W. Smith, M. E. / 516 Seventh Street, N. W. / Grand Rapids, Michigan, U. S. A." The products include "automatic lathes, cutting grinding, long handle sanding & finishing, threading and tapping, ring and rosette turning, dipping and frictionless dowel machinery".
  • Batory lists a June 1942 catalog, "No. 36".
  • Listed in 1955-56 Hitchcock's Wood Workers' Digest Directory.