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Edison Swan Cables

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June 1936.

of 155 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2; works in Lydbrook, Glos.

1933 Patent - Improvements in or relating to joints for electrical conductors.

1937 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as Maker of C. M. A. (Cable Makers' Association) Cables. Manufacturers of Electric Wires and Cables for all purposes. (Electricity: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand Nos. Cb501 and Cb.400).[1]

1949 The Edison Swan Electric Co, part of AEI, absorbed Edison Swan Cables Ltd of Lydbrook[2] (presumably already part of AEI).

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p564; and p358
  2. The Times, 14 June 1949
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