Goodbrand & Co. Ltd. Shaft and Spindle Indicator

Made:
1880-1910 in Manchester

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Shaft and Spindle Indicator case, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd in Manchester. Used to test the speed of textile
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Shaft and Spindle Indicator in case, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd in Manchester. Used to test the speed of textile
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Shaft and Spindle Indicator in case, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd in Manchester. Used to test the speed of textile
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Shaft and Spindle Indicator, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd in Manchester. Used to test the speed of textile machine's
Science Museum Group Collection
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Shaft and Spindle Indicator, in velvet lined box, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd in Manchester.

This tool made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd was used to test the speed of textile machine's shaft or spindle. The speed could affect the quality of the thread produced or the productivity of the machine. Goodbrand & Co. Ltd. was founded in Manchester in around 1879 as Goodbrand & Holland. Their works were in Strangeways, then Cheetham (Hill) and later Staleybridge. The company manufactured textile testing machines that were used by cotton manufactureres and merchants.

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Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
2014-3009
type:
shaft and spindle indicator
status:
Permanent collection

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