RANSOME & RAPIER COMPANY REPORT 1923. WELL ILLUSTRATED, ENGINEERING, IPSWICH

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Jun 29, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

ON OFFER HERE IS A VERY GOOD OLD

COMPANY REPORT FROM 1923

RANSOME AND RAPIER

RANSOME AND RAPIER WERE AN ENGINEERING FIRM BASED IN IPSWICH IN SUFFOLK

FOUNDED IN AROUND 1870 THEY STARTED MAKING LOCOMOTIVES AND BRANCHED OUT TO OTHER HEAVY ENGINEERING. IN THE 1920s THEY SEEM TO BE FOCUSSING ON HEAVY LIFTING EQUIPMENT.

THEY WERE AN INCREDIBLY SUCCESSFUL EXPORTER WITH SOME 80-90% OF THEIR SALES GOING ABROAD, TO JUST ABOUT ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD.

THIS ALSO CONTAINS PICTURES OF PRODUCTS, THE OWNERS. PLUS A FAIR BIT ON THE SOCIAL SIDE OF THE BUSINESS, THE WORKS FOOTBALL, SWIMMING, BOWLS AND CRICKET TEAMS, BIRTHS AND MARRAIGES.

PLUS A FULL PLAN OF THE WORKS

A REAL INSIGHT INTO THE LOCAL HISTORY OF THE TIME

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ALL BOUND IN A CARD FOLDER MEASURING 29 X 23 CMS

A BIT GRUBBY BUT OVERALL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR THE YEAR

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PLEASE NOTE THAT WITH THE RECENT MASSIVE ROYAL MAIL PRICE INCREASES THIS WILL BE SENT ECONOMY POSTAGE TO KEEP COSTS REASONABLE.

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FOR SALE AT A VERY MODEST OPENING BID

AVAILABLE TO BE SHIPPED WORLDWIDE

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