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Alfred J. Parker and Co

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Rifle maker and accessories.

Alfred J. Parker, son of A. G. Parker, left his father's company A. G. Parker and Co and set up his own business.

of Bath Street Old Schools in Birmingham (up to at least 1956)

By mid-60s had moved to Moseley Road. Here he produced the first Twin Zero rear aperture sight - a folding version.

For many years until recently the business was at the "Armoury Works" in Moseley Road on the outskirts of Birmingham city.

2007 The business closed late in 2007

See Also


Sources of Information

  • [1] The U.K. N.R.A. Historic Arms Resource Centre