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Diamond H Switches

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September 1953.

of Gunnersbury Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4. Telephone: Chiswick 6444 (4 lines, P.B.X.) Telegraphic Address: "Diamondhart, Chisk, London". (1937)

of Chiswick and Brentford

1905 Company founded.

1934 Became private company.

1937 Electrical switch manufacturers [1]

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for "Diamond H" Switches and Thermostats. Rotary Switches of all types. "Diamond H" Cooker Switches, flush patterns. "Diamond H" Ironclad Rotary Switch Units. "Diamond H" Perfect Automatic Oven Control. Demonstrations daily with many cookers. "Diamond H" Equipment, various electrical apparatus. (Electricity: Industrial and Domestic - Stand No. Cb.816) [2]

1937 Electrical switch manufacturers. "Diamond H" Switches. "Diathermo" Thermostats. [3]

1939 Patent - Improvements in and relating to rotary switches for electric cookers.[4]

1943 Patent - Luminous electric discharge tube or bulb. [5]

1961 Manufacturers of electrical switches, thermostats, energy regulators and relays. 600 employees [6]

Later acquired by Williams Holdings which then sold the company as part of Cortworth

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