Archibald Bruce

Archibald Bruce, Plumber and Gasfitter, 75, Cathedral Street.—

    This business was established just ten years ago (in 1878), in the name of Phillips & Bruce, but since 1882 has been carried on by Mr. Archibald Bruce alone on the same premises. Mr. Bruce has executed many very large contracts in respect of gasfitting and plumbing, and the fixing of heating apparatus in churches and public buildings, as well as private residences, and in all cases he has given the greatest satisfaction to his patrons. His experience in these branches enables him to do all such work in an economical yet highly efficient manner. His trade is steady and reliable, and he employs on an average from twenty to twenty-five hands. His premises in Cathedral Street comprise spacious sale-shop and office, with commodious workshop attached.

    Mr. Bruce is the inventor and patentee of what is known as the “Bruce” Automatic Beer and Spirit Raising Engine. This engine, or machine, is constructed on thoroughly scientific principles, and among the special advantages possessed by it over all other liquor-raising engines is its thorough efficiency, no matter how many casks it may be in connection with, or whether there be a steady drawing off of liquor or a large and sudden demand. A well-known brewer in Glasgow, who is himself a distinguished inventor, has given it as his opinion that it is the most perfect beer-engine he ever saw, and it is by far the cheapest in the market. Mr. Bruce has a very considerable demand for these engines, and will give every information as to price, &c., on application.

    Mr. Bruce is a member of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers, is well known in Glasgow, and is greatly respected.

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