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Ormond Engineering Co

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September 1933.
Ormond Hair Dryer.

Ormond Engineering Co Ltd. of 199-205 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London, N1. Factories in Clerkenwell, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 9344. Cables: "Ormondengi, Kincross". (1929); of Ormond House, Rosebery Avenue London, E.C. (1938).

1925 Private company. Founded by Edward Joseph Law Delfosse. His brother Ormond was a director of the company.

1929 Patent - Improvements in and relating to coupling members and the like.

1929 British Industries Fair Advert for: The Ormond No. 3 S.L.F. Condenser. Manufacturers of Variable Condensers, dials and Wireless components of all types, Receivers and Loud Speakers, Screws, Screwed and Turned Parts, Stampings, etc. Bakelite Mouldings and Cabinet Work. (Wireless Section - Stand No. MM.52) [1]

1953 Patent - Improvements in or relating to hair dryers.

1961 Manufacturers of metal screws, machine parts, radio parts, plastic mouldings and plastic accessories. 450 employees. [2]

c.1977 Acquired by Armstrong Equipment.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 245 and p129
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, Mar 22, 1978
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