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Allison Pianos

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of Leighton Road, Kentish Town, London, NW

1837 Company established by Robert and Thomas Allison.

1848 Partnership dissolved.

1911 Incorporated as a private limited company, uniting Ralph Allison and Son, Allison and Allison, Ralph Allison and Sons Ltd. and Arthur Allison and Co.

1914 Manufacturers of pianofortes. Specialities: highest grade uprights, the "Grandette" and the "Allisonola" player piano. Employees. 200. [1]

1929 Chappell Piano Co acquired Allison Pianos


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