The Portsmouth Blockmaking Machinery by K R Gilbert

The Portsmouth Blockmaking Machinery by K R Gilbert

£8.00

Softcover.

Publisher: HMSO

Publication Date: 1965

Condition: Used, very good. Card covers, minimal use wear, The pages are clean and crisp, with no highlighting or annotations. The metal staple fastenings remain tight with no corrosion or staining.

42 pp., copiously illustrated with b/w images. 235mm by 185mm, 140g.

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The Portsmouth Blockmaking Machinery by K R Gilbert. A pioneering enterprise in mass production. Science Museum Monograph.

Between 1933 and 1951 the Science Museum acquired a representative group of eight machines, all of outstanding historic interest as examples of the first large-scale plant to employ machine tools for mass production. This booklet relates the history of the Machinery, along with descriptions of the items.