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Davis Gas Stove Co

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The Metropolitan on view at Tiverton Museum
September 1909.
December 1910.
January 1911.
April 1913. The Perfecta geyser.

of 200 Camberwell Road, London (1908)

of Furnace Department, Diamond Foundry, Luton. (1918)

of 7 Stratford Place, London, W1. Telephone: Mayfair 6462. Telegraphic Address: "Degasco, Wesdo, London". (1937)

1875 Company established.

1893 Incorporated as a limited company.

1900 The company was registered on 22 May, to acquire the business of a company of the same name, and two other undertakings, and to carry on the business of gas, electrical and general engineers. [1]

1914 Gas engineers. Specialities: gas and steam cooking apparatus, gas fires, hot water appliances. [2]

1914 Acquired Nautilus Fire Co Ltd[3].

1918 Patent - Improvements in Water-heaters or Geysers. [4]

1919 Radiation Ltd acquired Davis Gas Stove Co[5].

1937 Gas-fired furnaces for heat treatment. [6]

1937 Alpine New world Regulo-controlled Gas cookers. Nautilus Coke-heated Domestic Boilers. Davis Geysers. Health Ray Gas heaters for Infra-Red Irradiation. Panella Build-in and other Gas Fires. (Stand Nos. Ca.603 and Ca.502) [7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times,16 March 1914
  4. [1] Wikipatents
  5. The Times, 30 June 1919
  6. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  7. 1937 British Industries Fair Page 354