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  • Lamb, Hingley and Co., Limited. (Tel.: Fair 63) Stand A.433 Stour Works, Lye, Stourbridge, Worcs. Teleph. Stourbridge 4751. Tel. Add.: " Lamb, Lye, Stourbridge."-Galvanized Holloware. Galvanized Dustbins. Enamelled Draining Boards. Coal Hods of various types. Galvanized Watering Cans. Waste Food Containers. Electric Clothes Boilers.
  • Lamont, James H. & Co., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 645) Stand B,630 Gylemuir Works, Corstorphine, Edinburgh. Teleph.: Edinburgh, CURstorphine 2241/2. Tel. Add.: " Solderless, Edinburgh."-Copper Pipe Fittings: " Securex " Patent improved Fittings for Light and Heavy Gauge Copper Tubes for Cold and Hot Water supply and Steam Heating also for Ship, Motor and Aircraft Fittings.
  • Lansing Bagnall, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 738) Stand C,727 and 628 Basingstoke, Hampshire. Teleph.: Basingstoke 1010. Tel. Add.: " Bagnallic, Basingstoke."-Materials Handling Trucks from the " Mechanised Muscle " Range. Most advanced British design and British manufacture including the Reach Truck, Rider Electric Fork Truck and all the newest " Close-operation " Models.
  • Lawler, W. L. (Plastics), Ltd. Stand C,610 12-24, Geach Street, Birmingham, 19. Teleph.: ASTon Cross 4055-6. Tel. Add. " A.B.C.D., Geach Street, Birmingham."-Manufacturers " Moonglow " Electric Table Lamps, Floor, Wall and Ceiling Fittings: Lampshades; Electric Signs and Fancy Goods; Plastic Domestic Mouldings and all forms of " Perspex " Industrial Mouldings; Plastic Window Display Fittings.
  • Lawley, W. and J., Ltd. Stand B,510 Britannia Works, Sams Lane, West Bromwich, Staffs. Teleph.: West Bromwich 0195. Tel. Add.: " Yelwal, West Bromwich."-Lawley Brand Flushing Cisterns in Plastics, Cast Iron and Steel. Full range of Plumbers' Brasswork to pass British Standards. Convector, Continuous Burning and all types of Fires, Builders' Cast Ironwork.
  • Lawson and Heaton, Ltd. Stand B,235 Long Acre, Nechells, Birmingham, 7. Teleph. East 0826. Tel. Add. " Trowels, Birmingham."--Bricklayers' Trowels; Stainless Steel Garden Tools; Cold Chisels; Bricklayers' Bolsters; Wrecking Bars; Pipe Caulking Tools; Hammers.
  • Lazarus, Leopold, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 476 & 177) Stand D,257 St. Stephens Street, Birmingham, 6. Teleph.: ASTon Cross 3115. Tel. Add.: " Orminlaz, Birmingham."—Ingots and Billets made in Brass, Gun-metal, Phosphor Bronze, Manganese Bronze, and in Lead Bronze, together with a representative selection of Castings, Stampings, etc., produced from our own material.
  • Leabank Office Equipment, Ltd. Stand D,717 and 616 Clifton House, 91, Huston Road, London, N.W.1. Teleph. Euston 1474. Tel. Add.: " Leabank, Norwest, London."—Steel Office Furniture:Desks, Filing Cabinets, Cupboards, Clothes Lockers, Wardrobe Cupboards, Office Chairs. Factory Chairs and Seating, suitable for all occupations.
  • Leat, F. and T., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 555) Stand B,507 Ebberns Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Teleph.: Boxmoor 4422. Tel. Add.: " Ata, Hemel Hempstead."—Oil Convector Heater, Odourless, Blue Flame, Heat Output 4,500 b.t.u's. Oil Space Heater, combining Cooking facilities, Odourless, Blue Flame, Heat Output 12,500 b.t.u's, equivalent 4 Kw approx., New Contemporary Style Heater.
  • "Leather Trades' Review, The." (Incorporating " Saddlery & Harness.") Stand A,427 Bouverie House, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. Fleet Street 3212. Tel. Add.: " Leather, Benbrolish, London."—(Benn Brothers, Ltd., Publishers)—Circulates among members of the Hide, Tanning, Leather, Fellmongering, Boot and Shoe, Saddlery and Harness and Leather Goods Manufacturing Trades and Saddlery and Harness Retailers. Established 1867. The oldest and leading Leather Trades Journal in the world and the only Saddlery Trade Journal in the United Kingdom. Annual subscription Home and Overseas 40)—.
  • Leeds Metal Spinning Co., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 380) Stand A, 523 and 418 24/28, Leeds Bridge, Leeds, I. Teleph. Leeds 22882-22825. Tel. Add.: " Holloware, Leeds."—Aluminium Cooking Utensils, including Kettles, Teapots, Saucepans, Percolators, Trays, Water Carriers, Boilers, Canteen Equipment, etc. Admiralty and Aircraft Components.
  • Lees Hall & Sons, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 565) Stand D,347 Denton Corner, Seaford Road, Newhaven, Sussex. Teleph. Newhaven 414.-" Cupoila " the only Scientifically Designed Oil Fired Cupola on the Worlds Market for Iron Steel Melting. Also Tilting Crucible Furnaces and Xchange Aluminium Non-Crucible Melters. Lift out Types, etc.
  • Leigh, James & Sons (Proprietors: * John Bedford & Sons, Ltd.) Stand D, 419 and 318 Lion Works, Mowbray Street, Sheffield, 3. Teleph.: Sheffield 26381. Tel. Add.: " Bedfords, Sheffield, 3."-Engineering and Precision Files, Alloy Steels.
  • Lench, Thomas William, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 337) Stand D,531 P.O. Box No. 3, Excelsior Works, Blackheath, Birmingham. Teleph. Blackheath 1151. Tel. Add.: " Lenchonia, Blackheath, Birmingham."- Bolts, Nuts, Rivets, Screens. Studs, Washers, etc. Black bright and galvanized in all metals for all trades, Telegraph and Telephone Ironwork, Railway Fastenings and Clips, Repetition Parts, Malleable-Iron Castings.
  • Lenchs (Birmingham) Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 739) Stand D,113 Gt. Hampton Street, Birmingham, 18. Teleph.: NORthern 2226 (3 lines). Tel. Add.: " Lentools, Birmingham 18."-Press Tools, Jigs, Fixtures, Special Purpose Machines, Special Cutters and Reamers, Cemented Carbide Tools, Tips and Applications.
  • Lenson Engineering Co. Stand C,704 Rear 326,e Humberstone Lane, Leicester. Teleph.: Syston 86749.- Patented Mobile Step Ladders. Working Platforms (Tubular Steel). Trucks, Trolleys, Stacking Trays, Tubular Steel Wall Ladders.
  • Lethbridge, S. J. (Plymouth), Ltd. Stand, B,221 The Cooperage, Sutton Wharf, Plymouth. Teleph.: Plymouth 60121/2. Tel. Add.: " Casks, Plymouth."-Manufacturers of Old Naval Leather Cartridge Cases, Small Gift Souvenirs from Old Ships' Timber, Barrel and Hearth Furniture, Cottage Furniture, Battle Teak and Elm Garden Furniture.
  • Leverets, Ltd. Stand A,307 82/84, Moseley Street, Birmingham, 12. Teleph. MIDland 7821. Tel. Add.: " Leftander, Birmingham."-Ornamental Wrought Iron. Candleholders. Table Lamps, Magazine Racks, Flower Troughs, Plant Holders, Firescreens and Companion Sets. Enamel Crested Souvenirs. Contemporary Metalware in Black and Gold Finish. Crackerjack Patent Ships-wheel Nutcrackers. Reproduction Brassware.
  • Levis, Limited. Stand D,739 and 638 Levis Works, Stechford, Birmingham, 33. Teleph. STEchford 2238 (P.B.X.). Tel. Add.: " Levishec, Birmingham. '-Two-stroke Petrol Engines of 80 c.c and 98 c.c. capacity. Precision, Light-Engineering Products. Flame-Cut Profiles and Blanks for Production Quantities or to Individual Design. Welding and Fabricating. Air Receivers.
  • Lewis, Rose & Co., Ltd. Stand A,343 Bowling Green Street, Sheffield, 3. Teleph.: Sheffield 23127. Tel. Add. " Debesco, Sheffield, 3."--Manufacturers of Silver Plate and Fine Table Cutlery including Stag Handled Steak Knives and Carvers and the En- bloc Range of Cutlery Compacts. An excellent Range of Contemporary Canteens is available.
  • Lewis Spring Co., Ltd., The. Stand D,421 Resilient Works, Redditch, Worcestershire. Teleph. Redditch 720 (P.B.X.). Tel. Add.: " Resilient, Redditch."-Springs, Clips. Pressings. Wire-Forms. Spring-Washers. Electricians'-Draw-Tapes. Tube Bending Springs. Drain Cleaners. Drawing Board Clips. Petrol Anti- Thief Springs. Plate Hangers. Polythene Coated Tool Racks and Clips.
  • Leytonstone Jig & Tool Company, Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 "Leytool" Works, High Road, Leyton, E.10. Teleph. LEYtonstone 5022. Tel. Add.: "Leytool, Leystone,"- Designers and Manufacturers of Jigs, Fixtures, Press Tools, Gauges, Special Purpose Equipment and the Famous " Leytool " Ratchet Spanners, Hand Drills, Breast Drills, Universal Spanners, Hacksaws, Socket Sets and Slotting Machine.
  • Lifting Gear Products (Engineering), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 193) Stand D,521 Goliath Works, Petre Street, Sheffield, 4. Teleph.: Sheffield 387067. Tel. Add.: " Lifting, Sheffield."-" Hvdroist " Electro-Hydraulic Hoist- Variable Speed Snatch Free Electric Wire Rope Block. " Goliath " All- Steel Chain Slings in Various Sizes. " Goliath " Steel Rings and Links. Other Items of Lifting Equipment.
  • Lindley-Jones & Brother, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 71) Stand C,200 52, Bishopsgate, London, E.C.2.; also at 8, Newhall Street, Birmingham; 22, Bridge Street, Manchester, 3; 12, Renfield Street, Glasgow, C.1; 181, Wellington Hill, Shadwell, Leeds, 17; 25, Baldwin Street, Bristol, 1. Teleph .: London Wall 1367. Tel. Add.: " Vouchers, Stock, London."" The Mercantile Guardian " (Published Monthly), The Leading Export Trade Journal. " The Mercantile Year Book and Directory of Exporters " (Published Annually), the Standard Book of Reference to the Export Trade.
  • Lion Stamping Co., Limited. (Tel.: Fair 38) Stand B,402 35, Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London, E.15. Teleph.: Maryland 516. Tel. Add.: " Leostamp, Strat., London."—" Leo " Oil Burning Space Heaters. For Room Heating, Keroglow and New Heater of Advanced Design. For Industrial Use, Leostat, Leomatic and Aqualeo. Heaters Demonstrated in Actual Use.
  • Lissco Products, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 538) Stand A,205 Registered Office and Works, Commerce Way, Lancing, Sussex. Telph. Lancing 2366. London Showroom and Office: Evelyn House, 62, Oxford Street, London, W.1. Teleph.: Museum 3975.— Manufacturers of Ladies' Brushsets and Matching Accessories, including Powder Bowls, Cream Jars, Scent Sprays, Trays, Candlestands, Electric Dressing Table Lamps, Magnifying Mirrors, Travel Mirrors, and Presentation Cases, etc.
  • Liverpool Electric Cable Co., Ltd., The. Stand C,717 Linacre Lane, Bootle, Liverpool, 20. Teleph.: Bootle 1661. Tel. Add. "Concentric, Liverpool."—Electric Cables and Flexibles (Rubber, Thermo- Plastic, Paper and Cambric Insulated), for Mines, Quarries, Ships, Railways Factories, Houses and Domestic Appliances. " Lecupler " Bolted Flameproof Cable Couplers. Electric Vulcaniser (Pressure Type).
  • Lloyd, Richard, Limited. Stand C,413 and 312 Steelhouse Works, Oliver Street, Birmingham, 7. Teleph. Aston Cross 3001. Tel. Add.: " Cogs, Birmingham."—" Galtona-O.K." Serrated Blade Cutters for Milling, Facing, Boring, Reaming, including special and Combination Tools and Carbide Tipped Cutters. " Galtona " Ground Thread Taps in all types both standard and special.
  • Lloyds Bank Limited. (Tel.: Fair 564) Stand Outdoor 1107 71, Lombard Street, London, E.C.3. Teleph.: Mansion House 1500. Tel. Add.: " Branchage, Stock, London."—Overseas Department, 6, Eastcheap, London, E.C.3. Cables " Colforloyd, Telex, London." Full Banking Facilities. Interpreters. Experienced Officials available to advise on problems connected with Overseas Trade.
  • Lock Tools, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 461) Stand B,223 City Road, Oldbury. Teleph. Broadwell 1046. Tel. Add.: " Adzeye, Oldbury."— Edge Tools, Hammers, Axes.
  • Locker, Thomas & Co., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Durite, Tufite and Tuftex Screens and Sieves of Wiremesh, perforated Metal or Wedge Wire. 'Wirework and Welded Mesh of all descriptions. Cloakroom Equipment. Cable Trays. Electrical Vibrating Feeders. Screening Equipment.
  • Lockers (Engineers), Ltd. (Tel. Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Electric Vibrating Feeders: Conveyors and Process Equipment: Constant Weight Feeders: Electric and Mechanical Vibrating Screens: Rotary Sifters: Dryers and Coolers: Packers and Rotary Bin Check Valves.
  • Lockers (Metal Perforators), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Perforated Metals, Plain and Decorative, with Round, Square, Oval or Rectangular Holes or Slots. Perforated Screens and Industrial Sieves for all purposes. Perforated Cable Trays and Bends.
  • Lockers (Wedge Wire), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Wedge Wire Screens and Sieves. Coal and Slurry De-watering and Draining Filters. Dryers and Kiln Floors. All Widths, Sections and Metals.
  • Lockers (Wire Weavers), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Woven Wire Cloth and Gauze in all Metals. Square and Rectangular Meshes. All kinds of Sieving and Filtering. Mosquito Gauze, Latex, and Battery Screening. Rice Milling and Hollander Cloths. See special notice, page 353
  • Lockers (Wire Workers), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Lockers, Warrington."—Wire Screens. Heavy Screening. Welded Mesh. Machinery and Press Guards. Wire Self-service, Shopping and Potato Baskets. Refrigerator Shelves. Carboy Hampers. Letter Trays. Litter Baskets. Display Stands. Tubular Work Trolleys.
  • Lodematic, Ltd. Stand D,738 Clitheroe, Lancashire. Teleph. Clitheroe 209 and 51. Tel. Add. " Lodematic, Clitheroe."—Automatic Sack and Box Loaders, Counting and Lifting Automatically up to 10 ft. " Lodematic " Light-weight Stackers and Interfloor Lifters, Lifting up to 12 ft. on Platform or Forks. Automatic Sack Holders of Telescopic Type.
  • London Aluminium Company, Ltd., The. Stand A,411 and 312 Holloware Division, Charles Henry Street, Birmingham, 12. Teleph. MIDland 4262. Tel. Add.: " Aluminium, Birmingham."—" Diamond " Aluminium Holloware, Domestic, Hotel and Canteen Grades, Hot-Plate Utensils for Electric Cooking, Sheet Metalwork in all Metals. Plant for Chemical, Brewing, Dairy and Food Industries.
  • London Aluminium Company, Ltd., The. Stand D,631 'Westwood Road, Witton, Birmingham, 6. Teleph.: East 1561. Tel. Add.: " Aluminium, Birmingham."—Chemical Engineering Consultants, Designers, Contractors, Complete Plants Fabricated in Stainless Steel, Copper, Nickel, Aluminium, etc., and Erected for Chemical, Brewing, Dairy, Food, Paint and Varnish Industries, etc. Distillation, Evaporation, etc.
  • London Electric Wire Company and Smiths, Limited, The Stand C,717 (Tel.: Fair 437) Church Road, Leyton, London, E.10. Teleph.: Leytonstone 3636. Tel. Add.: " Lewcos, London."—Copper and other Non-ferrous Wires, Strips and Strands—Cotton, Silk, Paper, Asbestos, Glass, Enamel and Lewmex Insulated—For Electrical Coils and Equipment. Fire Resisting Flexibles. Bare Copper Oc;rds and Braids.
  • London and Midland Steel Scaffolding Co., Ltd. Stand B,411 and 316 (Tel.: Fair 713) 6, Lygon Place, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Teleph.: Sloane 7291/3. Tel. Add.: " Dubelgrip, Sowest, London."— Burton's Patent " Double-Grip " Tubular Steel Scaffolding Fittings. Split-heads and " Quiklock " Trestles for Plasterers and Decorators. Burton's Heavy Duty Aluminium Alloy Scaffolding Tube, etc. All to British Standards Specification 1139-51.
  • London Moulders (Plastics), Limited. Stand A,619 365/6, Buckingham Avenue, Trading Estate, Slough, Bucks. Teleph. Slough 25031.—The Range of " Blue Riband " Kitchenware, includes Polythene Bowls, Buckets, Sink Tidies, Surface Protection Mats, also Picnic and Nursery Mugs, Beakers, Cups, Saucers, Plates, Egg-cups, Containers Covered Trays, etc.,
  • London Wire Co., Ltd. Stand A,426 Archdale Works, St. John's Road, New Malden, Surrey. Teleph.: Malden 2242 (3 lines). Tel. Add.: " Londwire, New Malden."—Knitted Mesh in Brass, Copper, Stainless or Mild Steel, Aluminium, Nylon, etc., for Filtration Purposes. Fine Ferrous and Non-ferrous Wires, Flat or Round for Weaving. Hardened and Tempered Brush Wires.
  • Longwood Engineering Co., Ltd. The. Stand D,427 Parkwood Mills, Longwood, Ltd., Teleph. Milnsbridge 120. Tel. Add. " EngCo., Longwood, Huddersfield."— Parkwood Screens Mechanically Cleaned, for Industrial Work. Various Types, including New Bar Screen for Sewage Works. Vibrated Screen Mechanically Cleaned. All approved by Local Authorities and River Boards. Powder Screen.
  • Lord Mayor's Parlour. (Tel.: Fair 510 and 511) Stand C,701 and 600 Council House, Birmingham, 1. Teleph.: Central 7000.—Continuing the Corporation's close association with the Fair, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham has permanent accommodation in the building for the reception, in conjunction with the Fair Authorities, of distinguished visitors.
  • Lorie Trading Company, Limited. Stand A,228 81, Charlotte Street, London, W.1. Teleph. Longhorn 9237. Tel. Add. " Langham 9237."—Unique range of Wrought Iron and Filigree Wire Work including contemporary designs for the modern home. Magazine Racks, Coffee Tables, Candle and Flower Holders, Troughs, Fire Screens and Umbrella Stands.
  • Lucas, Joseph, Limited. (Tel. Fair 293) Stand C,501 Great King Street, Birmingham, 19. Teleph.: NORthern 5252. Tel. Add.: " Lucas Telex, Birmingham."—Oil Heaters, Torch Igniter and Igniter Boxes, Combustor, Atomisers, Hydraulic Fuel Pumps, Bellows. Quality Electrical Equipment for Motor Vehicles, Cycles, Marine and Agricultural Applications, Heavy Duty Batteries.
  • Lucas, Joseph (Hydraulic and Combustion Equipment), Ltd. Stand C,501 Shaftmoor Lane, Birmingham, 28. Teleph. Springfield 3232. Tel. Add.: " I,uset, Birmingham."—Lucas Lose Pressure Oil-O-Matic Burners. Lucas Boiler Igniter Unit. Manual, Battery and Mains-operated Igniter Boxes. High Heat Release Air Cooled Combustors. A Selection of Bellows (Flexible). A range of Commercial Atomizers. A range of Fuel Pumps for Industrial Applications.
  • Lyte Ladders, Ltd. Stand B,306 Lyte Works, Rogerstone, Mon. Teleph. Newport 58351. Tel. Add. . " Lyte, Newportmon."— A selection of Aluminium Ladders. Singles, Double and Triple extensions. Farm and Factory Ladders in special Heavy Duty Alloy. Trestles, Steps, Tripods, Platform Ladders, Loft Ladders in varying sizes.

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