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Charles Baynes

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1912. Hack-Saw Blades.
Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.

Charles Baynes of Blackburn, Lancashire. Telephone: Blackburn 6862. Telegraphic Address: "Hacksaw, Blackburn."

1899 Company established.[1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Pioneer English Hacksaw Makers. "Ding-Dong" Hand, Power, Double-edge and Railsaw Blades, in alloy and high speed steel. Trade only. Samples free to users. See new Fixed and Adjustable Hacksaw Frames. (Stand No. D.617) [2]

1982 120 employed. Described as a small company established for 83 years. Managing director was Dennis Collingwood-Gittins. Principal business is hacksaws and blades. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1982/12/02
  2. 1937 British Industries Fair Page 332
  3. The Engineer 1982/12/02