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Birmingham Battery and Metal Co

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January 1888.
May 1896.
December 1929.
Aug 1935.
Sept 1940.
November 1944.

Birmingham Battery and Metal Co Ltd. of Selly Oak, Birmingham. Telephone: Selly Oak 1151. Telegraphic Address: "Battery, Selly Oak". (1937)

Some connection with Rose Copper Co

1836 Company established[1] at Birmingham Battery and Metal Factory

1849 Directory: Listed as metal rollers.

1849 Directory: Listed as Tube Makers.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Brass, Copper, Phosphor-Bronze Tubes. sheets, Rods, Wire, Aluminium-Brass, Cupro-Nickel and Brass Condenser Tubes. Condenser Plates and Ferrules, Roller and Refrigerator Tubes, Film Brass and Radiator Sheets. Large work a speciality. (Stand Nos. D.707 and D.606)

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

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Sources of Information

  1. "The Birmingham Battery and Metal Co. One Hundred Years 1836-1936", by R. Lloyd Gibbins