Fire sprinkler head

Mather and Platt Limited

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Grinnell type B 'Duraspeed' sprinkler, made by Mather and Platt, Manchester, 1933-1970s. Part of sprinkler collection showing the development of fire sprinkler heads from 1885 when the company acquired the UK rights for the Grinnell sprinkler patent.