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of Willow Place, Cambridge. Telephone: Cambridge 2494 (2 lines) Cables: "Labgear, Cambridge"
1932 Business started by Alice Maud Jones in her garden shed
1936 Acquired by Pye
Became one of the first British companies to make central aerial systems for television receivers.
1947 Labgear Instruments and Communications: Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Electronic and Mechanical Measuring Instruments, Machinery, Equipment, Components, for Development, Production, or Service in Electrical, Radio, and Allied Industries, including Experimental Telecommunications. Laboratory Apparatus for Medical and Chemical Research, etc. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. C.1543) 
1989 Teleste, aerial manufacturers and cable network providers, acquired Labgear which was renamed Labgear Cablevision Ltd, expanding Teleste's product range to include indoor amplifiers and indoor aerials