Model of a 1500 ton Pull - Down Forging Press, c.1958

Subsequently ordered by Daniel Doncaster Ltd., Sheffield

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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives

The first of two models of this press, made mainly from wood and complete with a sliding toolpost and tools, this model ably illustrates the amount of equipment that resided below floor level.  The real press is still in operation!

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