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Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co

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1899. Boyer Pneumatic Rivetters.
December 1907.
February 1911.
September 1913.
May 1929.
December 1929.
1933. Air Motor-Driven Sump Pump.
October 1945.
March 1946.
December 1946.
April 1948.
June 1948.
November 1950.
1951. Four-stage portable air compressor.
January 1952.
March 1952.
May 1952.
July 1952.
November 1957.
1959. Self Propelled, Track Mounted Drilling Rig.
1970. Duff Norton Worm Gear Jacks.
October 1973.

of Egyptian House, 170 Piccadilly, London and Fraserburgh.

Established as the UK branch of the Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co of the USA.

1900 Private company.

1907 Chairman and Managing Director is F. D. Johnson

1914 Manufacturers of Air Compressors and Pneumatic and Electric Labour-saving Appliances. Specialities: Air Compressors and Receivers; Boyer and Keller Pneumatic Hammers for Chipping, Caulking, Riveting and Stone Work; Pneumatic Sand Rammers and Shakers; Little Giant, New Giant and Boyer Pneumatic Drills, Grinders and Hoists; Electric Drills, Hoists Grinders and Blowers; Rock Drills and Ore-boring Machines; C.P.T. Commercial Vans, Indiarubber Hose Pipe etc. [1]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book under the C. P. T. name.

1920 April. Portable Pneumatic Plant for Welding Work. [2]

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with electric tools including a grinder. [3]

1922 The London office was the Egyptian House, 170 Piccadilly, WI. The company changed the address of the Bombay Office to Amarchand Building (Block No I, First Floor), Ballard-road, Fort, Bombay.[4]

1923 - of Egyptian House, 170, Piccadilly, London, W. 1 was appointed sole selling agent for Weldrics and Weldrines patented electrodes.[5]

1937 Pneumatic and electric tools and air compressors. [6]

1961 Manufacturers of pneumatic and electric tools. [7]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Compressed air tools. [8]

1968 Mobile drilling equipment (of 97-107 Uxbridge Road, London, W5). [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Engineer of 30th April 1920 p457
  3. The Engineer of 1st October 1920 p360
  4. The Engineer/1922/04/28
  5. The Engineer 1923/03/09
  6. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  7. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  8. 1963 Motor Show
  9. The Engineer of 19th January 1968 p131