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Franco-British Electrical Co

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April 1962.

of 25 Oxford Street, London, W1. Telephone: Regent 0607. Cables: "Crystalry, London"

1913 Electrical Goods Manufacturer, Supplier or Engineer. Bioscope Annual for 1913 and 1914 lists business also as Manufacturer of Electric Signs.

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of "Franco Signs". For all types of Signs, including Piccadilly Electric Signs, Electric Letter Signs, Illuminated Facias, Box, Window Reflectors, Luxor, Glass, Enamelled Plate and Franco-Reflex Signs for Traffic Control. (Stand No. M.52) [1]

1937 Manufacturers of all types of signs. "Franco" Neon Signs and Reflex Signs. [2]

1938 Patent - Improvements in or relating to the production of luminescent screens.

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 62
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6
  • [1] The London Project
  • [2] Wikipatents