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Continental Tyre and Rubber Co

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March 1906.
December 1906.
April 1907.
April 1907.
April 1908. Advert in French.
July 1908.
September 1908. Continental Vinet.
June 1909.
1909. Balloon for C. S. Rolls
October 1909
July 1910.
1910.
July 1911. New premises in Thurloe Place, Kensington.
November 1911. Stand at the Berlin Motor Show.
May 1913
May 1913.
September 1913
November 1913
1914.
April 1959.
October 1972.
October 1973.

of 102-108 Clerkenwell Road, London EC (1906); works at Willesden

of 3 and 4 Thurloe Place, Brompton Road, London, SW (1914)

1906 presumably successor to Continental Caoutchouc and Guttapercha Co of same address

1907 Name changed to Continental Tyre and Rubber Co (Great Britain) Ltd (see advert)

1909 Exhibited a large balloon at the Olympia Aero Show made of a yellow fabric "familiar to all who have seen many German balloons ... made with envelopes of this material"[1]

1910 Exhibited rubber fabric for use in dirigible balloons at the Olympia exhibition[2]. Made balloon for Mr Mortimer Singer for the Gordon-Bennett Balloon Race[3]

1914 Tyre manufacturers. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 19, 1909
  2. The Times, Mar 14, 1910
  3. The Times, Mar 15, 1910
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book