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Rick A

1877, the company first incorporated in Hartford CT. I recently was able to obtain a copy of the letter from the Hartford Daily Courant which is attached below along with a photo of one of the first stock certificates.

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Rick A

I just picked up this Ashton pop safety valve. This was manufactured after the company left Cambridge Mass in 1948 and set up in Wrentham, Ma. It was sold under the Crosby-Ashton name.

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Rick A

A vacuum gage article from the 1912 Compressed Air journal and an Ashton Valve vacuum gage and gage tester.

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