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#1 tsavo

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Posted 18 August 2007 - 01:51 PM

Don't know if the company still exists, but this is a good example of Sheffield skill. This is the larger of the two discs I have, the other is less than half the size, but being so small I can't find it! Each letter is pin sharp.
Sorry the pics are a bit ropey, but I don't have a close up lens.

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#2 johnm

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 08:49 AM

Hi Tsavo, Yes Edward Pryor still exist at Egerton St. Sheffield (they have a website).
I remember using them back in the 1970's. I think they were the only company who provided such a wide a variety of marking services.
Cheers, John

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 10:38 AM

Topic moved to the new Made in Sheffield section, where it obviously belongs.

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 01:06 PM

Very interesting tsavo. Thanks

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 06:41 PM

Yes Edward Pryors still exists, my daughter has worked there for over 25 yrs.
She's very happy there in the family run company. I am wearing one of those
gold discs smaller than a one pence piece. It has a cross on the front and the lord's
prayer on the back only visable with a magnifying glass. lol

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 06:45 PM

Some years ago Edward Pryors put the Lords Prayer on a pin head, wow.
It was something the Yanks couldn't do although they have now achieved it.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 11:01 PM

The Infamous "Head of a Pin" ...

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 09:10 PM

Yes Edward Pryors still exists, my daughter has worked there for over 25 yrs.
She's very happy there in the family run company. I am wearing one of those
gold discs smaller than a one pence piece. It has a cross on the front and the lord's
prayer on the back only visable with a magnifying glass. lol



worked there myself from 68-74 in the engraving shop.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 09:14 PM

And from 60 years ago, and at a different address:

 

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:51 PM

The Company is still up and running and lets hope it carries on for many more years.

It was my daughters first job there and with any luck she will retire there.

    There's not many family run companies anymore , they all seem to have been took

over by the giants more often American.

 

Here's my little gold medalion made by Pryors.

 

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 02:57 PM

1916 Advert

 

MARKS, NAME STAMPS, BRANDING IRONS,
Sets of Letter & Figure Punches,
Embossing Presses, Dies, Seals,
Moulders' Letters & Figures,
Brass Name Plates,
Stencil Plates,
BRASS LABELS and TIME CHECKS

EDWARD PRYOR & SON,
68, West Street, Sheffield

 

Pryor ad - March 1916.jpg

 

EDIT: As johnm mentioned

Prior website


Edited by vox, 09 March 2013 - 03:01 PM.