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Metropolitan Gas Meters

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of Hyson Green Works, Nottingham. Telephone: 75263. Telegraphic Address: "Gasometer, Nottingham"

1900 The company was registered on 19 June, in reconstruction of Frank Wrights Pre-Payment Gas Meter Corporation, to acquire certain patent rights. The capital was largely written down in the reconstruction. [1]

1924 Patent - Improvements in coin-freed gas meters. [2]

1927 Patent - Improvements in gas-meters. [3]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. ordinary and Prepayment Gas Meters of standard high capacity and small high capacity series. Single Convertible and Optional Coin Mechanisms. Bakelite Diaphragm Mountings. "Duplex" Clock controllers for street lighting. (Stand No. Ca.402) [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. 1937 British Industries Fair Page 389