Vintage Old Industrial Cast Brass Sign Plaque Mather & Platt
Vintage industrial cast brass sign plaque Mather & Platt Park Works Manchester on a wooden mount. The brass sign measures 222mm wide x 30mm high the wooden mount measures 275mm wide x 66mm high. This sign is circa 1910 so its more than 100 years old. 1837: Platt takes over the Salford Iron Works. 1839: The Salford Iron Works was leased to John Platt a machine-maker from Higher Broughton. Platt and his partner Yates continued Sherratt's business. 1845: John Platt leased part of the Salford Iron Works to William and Colin Mather. Mather and John Platt form Mather & Platt in Newton Heath in Manchester (UK). 1851: Mather and Platt exhibit at the Great Exhibition as the Salford Iron Works; they took textile finishing equipment including an eight-colour roller printer for calico. 1853: John Platt's son William Platt forms the partnership with the Mathers, forming Mather & Platt. 1870: John Platt passed the Boiler Yard over to Mather & Platt and was employed as a foreman over 25 men. 1906: The Boiler Yard was extended, absorbing the adjoining works of Edmondson and. General Engineers and using it as a machine shop and plate shop. It continued as a Mather and Platt Ltd. Production site after the Salford Iron Works was closed - maintaining a link between Mather & Platt and Salford till after 1950. The item "Vintage Old Industrial Cast Brass Sign Plaque Mather & Platt" is in sale since Sunday, June 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Signs".
The seller is "jinnjann" and is located in leeds, West Yorkshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.