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British Vacuum Flask Co

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of Lissenden Works, Gordon House Road, London NW5

of Wilson Rd, Huyton, Liverpool (works)

1947 Rothermel Corporation had equipped a factory to make vacuuum flasks which would be operated as British Vacuum Flask Co Ltd, a subsidiary established by Hassid, Austin and Co[1]

1953 Moved to Huyton; Rothermel Corporation bought out the 20 percent minority interest[2]

1954 Subsidiary of Rothermel Corporation[3]

1957 Became part of Simms Motor and Electronics Corporation

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 13, 1947
  2. The Times, Oct 01, 1953
  3. The Times, Jul 26, 1954