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1892 Advert: 'SKELDERGATE, Corner of Buckingham-street, York. SALE OF VALUABLE MACHINERY AND ENGINEERING PLANT. MR. EDWARD WALKER is honoured with instructions from Mr. W. BEDFORD, who is giving up business, to submit to Public Competition, on WEDNESDAY MORNING, Nov. 16th, 1892, the entire MACHINERY and ENGINEERING PLANT, viz. :— TWO VERTICAL ENGINES, 3-Horse and Half-horse respectively ; VERTICAL BOILER. 6ft 6in by 3ft 6in, with 3 Cross Tubes and Mountings and Fittings ; SLIDE GAP LATHE, With 13ft Bed 8in Centre, Back and Overhead Gear, 2 Face Plates, and Saddle, nearly new ; .....'