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Walters Electrical Manufacturing Co

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"Moore & Knight" Fire Alarm Apparatus.
Morse code key.

of Kensaltown Works, 249-257, Kensal Road, London, W.10.

Previously P. Walters and Co. Acquired this business as Electrical Manufacturing Co Ltd but by 1908 their name was changed to Walters Electrical Manufacturing Co.

1908 "Telegraph Instruments.—-The Walters’ Electrical Mfg. Co. (Ltd.), Kensal-road, London, W., are issuing their complete catalogue of telegraph and general electrical instruments, bound up in a substantial cover. The company specialise in the production of the best-known types of telegraph instruments, such as Morse ink writers, sounders, relays, galvanometers, galvanoscnpes, resistance boxes. &c. They also manufacture a line of electric bells, pushes and indicators, railway block instruments and telephones and telephone accessories. All the above are described and priced in the list before us. There is a useful section at the end of the catalogue which is devoted to telegraph poles, line materials and linesmen’s tools."[1]

1937 Manufacturing electrical engineers. "Moore & Knight" Fire Alarm Apparatus. "Wemco" Electrical Apparatus.[2]

During the Second World War, the company made radio parts and Morse code machines[3]

Post-war - The company manufactured interior electrics for commercial aircraft.

2017 Since the 1970's the manufacturing side of the business was sold off and became 'Walters Workshops' - See company website: www.waltersworkshops.co.uk

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