An advertisement from the Post Office Glasgow directory of 1854-1855 for the Furbator, a newly-patented machine for the cleaning, polishing and sharpening of cutlery. This labour-saving device was invented and manufactured by the cutlers Hilliard & Chapman of Buchanan Street.
Reference: Mitchell Library, DIR 1854-55
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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