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General Accessories Co

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August 1948.
June 1949.
June 1949.

General Accessories Co Ltd. of Barton Hill Works, Bristol 5.

1896 Business established.

"One of the oldest electrical accessory and fittings manufacturers in the country"[1]. Maker of Genacco electrical fittings; distributor of Clix fittings. New factory equipped with latest machinery.

1945 F. C. Fuke was elected to the board of the company.[2]

1945 British Mechanical Productions Ltd had acquired a large interest in General Accessories Co Ltd of Bristol[3].

1952 AEI's subsidiary Edison Swan Co purchased British Mechanical Productions Ltd and its subsidiary General Accessories Co Ltd, which made electrical accessories under the Clix brand and radio and television components, thereby filling a gap in AEI's range of products[4].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 3 October 1945
  2. The Engineer 1945/01/12
  3. The Times, 28 March 1945
  4. The Times, 2 April 1952