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Aston and Mander (1917)

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of 63 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1

1779 Company established.

1914 Wholesale and export mathematical drawing, surveying and scientific instrument manufacturers. Specialities: tailors' squares, every kind of mathematical scales, rules etc., tailors' and cloth merchants' tools; anthropological and height measuring instruments, scholastic geometrical sets and appliances, brewers' and gaugers' instruments. Employees 50 to 60. [1]

1929 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as an Optical, Scientific and Photographic Exhibit. Manufacturers of Mathematical and Anthropological Apparatus; Drawing Instruments; Trade Rules and Measures; Trade Calculating Slides; Boxes and Cabinets, for Wireless, Drawing Instruments, etc. (Scientific Section - Stand No. N.2) [2]

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