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Smart and Brown

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Smart and Brown of Spennymoor and Erith, Kent.

1897 Company founded by J. G. Smart.

1902 Partnership formed with G. W. Brown.

1907 The Trader Combined Paraffin Electric Set [1]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Marine Motors see the 1917 Red Book under S. and B. name.

1914 Engineers, Toolmakers and General Machinists. Specialities: paraffin and petrol engines for all purposes, Smart's milling and wheel cutting attachments for the lathe, four-cycle engines and complete marine equipments using paraffin or petrol, engines for stationary purposes (petrol, paraffin or gas), S. and B. Motor Winch. [2]

1936 Private company.

1939 Name changed.

Presumably formed Smart and Brown (Engineers) and Smart and Brown (Machine Tools)

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book