800 ton 1st Indent Presses, views taken on site, O/No. 9551, c.1941
Order 9551 for the Ministry of Supply, for Vickers Armstrong, c.1941
This order was for six presses.
The other photos illustrate various hydraulic and mechanical presses in the factory.
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