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Made at the Wellington Works and specifically designed for Tailoring, it was exhibited at the Vienna International Inventions Exhibition in 1873.

It had a 13 inch arm and Top and Bottom feeds. It was claimed that one new feature was that it had three rotating shafts extending from front to rear which were yoked together to imparted direct, positive motion to the needle shuttle and feed.

In 1875 the Practical Tailor cost 12 12s by 1884 this was 12.

Practical Tailor c1878

INDEX of BRADBURY SEWING MACHINES
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LANCASHIRE LETTER 'H'
HOWE PRINCIPLE
ARM SHUTTLE
LETTER 'T'
A1 REPAIRING No. 2 ELASTIC BELGRAVIA
PRACTICAL
TAILOR
PRACTICAL
HATTER
CHAIN STITCH
MACHINE
WELLINGTON LETTER 'S'
FAMILY No. 1
LETTER 'S'
MEDIUM No. 2
HIGH ARM
FAMILY
NEW WILSON ROTARY
No. 1
ROTARY
No. 2/B2
ROTARY
No. 3
ROTARY
No. 4/B4
No. 5 No. 6
SPOOL MACHINE
No. 9 No. 10 No. 45 TWIN NEEDLE
DOUBLE SHUTTLE
CYLINDER GOLOSH
MACHINE
OSCILLATOR SOEZE MEDIUM V.S. FAMILY V.S. OTHER
BRADBURY MODELS

Bradbury and Co. Chronological History

Bradbury Introduction

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