70 ton Cartridge Case Tapering Press, O/No. 8272, c.1938

Order 8272 for E. Curran & Co. Ltd., c.1938

Gloucestershire Archives

This photo illustrates one of a total of two presses ordered by the same customer, for tapering cartridge cases.

Space in the tables 1′ 10″ x 1′ 10″.  Daylight 6′ 3″.  Stroke 3′ 0″.   Working pressure 2240 psi.

This quality photograph was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos.

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