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National Accumulator Co

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September 1929.
October 1929.

1928 Formed to hold all the shares in D. P. Battery Co and a major interest in Hart Accumulator Co; the company was owned by J. Stone and Co and other competitors; the purchase also provided controlling interests in Premier Accumulator Co and Fuller Accumulator Co (1926).

1929 Chloride Electrical Storage Co acquired National Accumulator Co. The purchase of National also brought the acquisition of M. C. L. and Repetition[1]. Agreement with J. Stone and Co relating to batteries for train lighting which prohibited Stones from making lead-acid and alkaline batteries and assigned to Chloride an agreement with S.A.F.T. regarding alkaline batteries; Chloride was to supply these to Stones.

1929 Issued adverts on behalf of Peto and Radford

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Sources of Information

  1. Competition Commission report: [1]