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Palmer Tyre

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Advertising Sign.
April 1899.

Palmers Cord Tyres of Thames House, Millbank, London, SW1

of Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC (1914)

of 100 - 106 Cannon Street, London E.C.4. (1927)

See Palmer Tyre: Image Gallery

1895 The company was registered on 14 March. [1]

1896 The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co Ltd acquired the Clincher patents from Palmer Tyre Ltd[2].

1914 Manufacturers of Palmer tyres. Specialities: the famous Palmer cord tyres and other Palmer tyres for motor cars, motor cycles and ordinary cycles. [3]

1927 Stand No.96 at the 1927 Motor Cycle and Cycle Show at Olympia

1933 British Goodrich Rubber Co acquired India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Co including its selling subsidiary Palmer Tyre Co. Palmer tyres for motor vehicles, aircraft and cycles were then made by the parent which became British Tyre and Rubber Co and marketed by Palmer.

1937 Manufacturers and suppliers of tyres, wheels and braking equipment for aircraft. "Palmer" Tyres, Wheels and Braking Equipment. [4]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1957 Name changed to Palmer Aero Products.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, 11 May 1896
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries