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William S. Toms

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February 1962.

of Standard Works, High Wycombe, Bucks. Telephone: High Wycombe 421. Cables: "Hypnos, High Wycombe". Also of Exeter, Devon

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of "Hypnos" Spring Interior Mattresses, Upholstered Divans, Wood Frame Spring Mattresses, Bedsteads and Fitments, Non-Sprung Mattresses, Pillows, Cushions, etc. Specialists in Tropical Requirements. (Furniture etc. Section - Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 710) [1]

1954 Patent - Improvements in or relating to non-reversible mattresses, cushions and the like. [2]

1958 Patent - Improvements in convertible bed-couches. [3]

By 1972 was an associate company of G. H. and S. Keen

1985 As Hypnos, at Station Road, Princes Risborough.

Note: (11/08)

  • As Hypnos, the company is now based in Princes Risborough, Bucks, and has its own website.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 324; and p276
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  • Furniture Makers of High Wycombe [3]