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Air Brush Manufacturing Co

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of Rockford, Illinois

1888 The Air Brush Manufacturing Company was represented by Mr. Charles Geard, of 27, Bouverie Street, London at the Crystal Palace Photographic Exhibition where they exhibited the air brush at work, "also a nearly life size likeness of the Princess of Wales, executed entirely by the brush, which is a curious instrument, made to expedite the work of lithographers, artists and photographers; the management of it requires skilled labour, but in the hands of a master it can be made to throw upon the paper fine lines or light or dark shading at will, according to the distance of the brush from the sheet."[1]

Later maker of 'Nimbus' electric vehicles.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Electric Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Paraffin Commercial and Agricultural Motors, Tractors, Ploughs, Sprayers, etc. see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book under the Nimbus name.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1888/03/02