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London Electric Firm

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August 1912.
Nov 1919.
30th December 1938.
May 1939. Carbon Arc Searchlights
22nd March 1941.

The London Electric Firm of George Street, Croydon (1909); of Brighton Road, Croydon (1938).

1904 Company established.

1914 Electrical and mechanical engineers. Specialities: lamp lowering gear, supporting sockets or safety suspension locks, lowering gear for lamps on swan-neck poles, wall brackets, street suspensions, harp-shaped carriers, lamps on ceilings etc., self-sustaining winches, flexible wire rope, guards for wire rope, guide pulleys, wall brackets etc. [1]

1927 Advert for winches, wire ropes, reduction gears etc. [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p155