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Perivale Clock Manufacturing Co

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of 2 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Greenford, Middx. Telephone: Perivale 4743. Cables: "Perivale Clocks, Greenford"

The company used the "Anvil" trademark which appeared on the bottom right-hand corner of the back plate.

Their range included movements for eight-day or fourteen day striking and bracket clocks, ting tang striking on three rods, combined Whittington and Westminster chimes as well as modified versions of these for small long case clocks (familiarly referred to as grandmother clocks) or just simple 14 day timepieces and dial clocks.

1934 The Westminster quarter chime movement was first marketed.

1937 The "Britannia" trademark was in use for Perivale clocks.

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of 8-day springwound pendulum clock movements. Westminster chime, strike and 14 day timepiece. Also 30 hour lever and Synchronous electric. Springwound Grandmother Movements a Speciality. (Jewellery, Electro-Plate, etc. Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1752) [1]

1947 Complete clocks with their movements by Bentima Co and Andrew and Co (London).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 213; and p215
  2. 1947 Advertisement
  • [1] Virtual Clock Museum