Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 116,404 pages of information and 169,040 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

F. J. Edwards

From GracesGuide

Jump to: navigation, search
1922
1929.Universal Shearing Machine.
1929. Hand Operated Internal Shearing Machine.
August 1933.
1933. Cramp Folding Machine.
1933. Sheet Metal Bender.
1938.
Dec 1939.
1942. Besco.
1943. Besco.
1943.
November 1944.
1945.
1946.
‎‎
1946.
April 1947.
May 1947.
November 1947.
December 1947.
January 1948.
February 1948.
March 1948.
April 1948.
May 1948.
June 1948.
July 1948.
August 1948.
1951. Besco sheet metal working machinery.
1952. Letter offering employment.
1955.
1960.
1960.
1965.
Exhibit at the Chatham Dockyard.
Exhibit at the Chatham Dockyard.

of Loudoun Road Works, London, NW8

of 359-361 Euston Road, London, NW1. Telephone: Euston 4681 (5 lines). Telegraphic Address: "Besco" tools, Norwest, London. (1937)

1916 Private company formed as Belgian Specialities Co

1917 Name changed.

1922 British Industries Fair Advert for the "Deliverem" Cigarette and Match Cabinet. Cabinets in Wood and Metal, delivering automatically one of each in one movement; also Ash Trays in several finishes. (Stand No. J.44a) [1]

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for "Besco" Sheet Metal Working Machinery including Universal Swing Beam Folding Machine; Tin Box Making Machinery; Canning Plant. Also reconditioned machinery. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.505) [2]

1937 Sheet metal working machinery manufacturers. "Besco" Machines and Tools. [3]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1940 Advert. Sheet metal working machinery. [4]

1945 Advert. Sheet metal working machinery. [5]

1961 Manufacturers of sheet metal working machinery and woodworking machinery. 450 employees. [6]

1963 Patent - Improvements in or relating to metal folding machines.

See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert lxxi; and p25
  2. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert on plan inset under front cover; and p358.
  3. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  4. Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p166
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p202
  6. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • [1] Wikipatents