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Crookes Laboratories

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January 1936.
November 1946.
January 1947.
October 1953.
October 1953.
November 1955.

of Park Royal, London, NW10. Telephone: Elgar 6313. Cables: "Collosols, Harles, London"

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for halibut oil and as makers of vitamin products: Crookes Halibut Oil, Lacto-Calamine, Vitamin Products and Pharmaceutical Specialities. Exhibit tells the story of Crookes Halibut Oil from Fish to Capsule and illustrates the effects of various vitamin deficiencies. (Chemists' Supplies Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1291) [1]

1951 Patent - An improved box or carton. [2]

1951 Patent - An improved pack for bottles and other merchandise. [3]

1960 Acquired jointly by Arthur Guinness, Son and Philips Electrical[4]

1971 Company acquired by Boots. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 11; and p74
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. The Times, Oct 29, 1960
  5. [3] Boots Website