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Dapag (1943)

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November 1944.
1947. Imprima.

of 23 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1. Telephone: City 5373-4

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for Imprima, the little giant printing machine. 'Save expense, save delay, overprint the modern way!' Manufacturers of Small Printing Machines for Printing Labels, Tags, Cartons. Also on to Wood, Box ends, Heel Socks, and Linings. Merchandise Marking Machines for Departmental Stores. (Office Appliances Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. B.1400) [1]

1955 Patent - Improvements in printing machines. [2]

1955 Patent - Improvements in or relating to type holders. [3]

1956 Distributor of the trade-marked Tickopres ticket printing machine which was made for the company by outside companies; tickets and labels were made at newly opened factory in Harwich and by outside companies[4]

1956 Part of Norcros when it was incorporated as a public company.

Subsequently name changed to Tickopres, specialist roll printers and manufacturer of tickets, luggage tabs and printing machines.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 366; and p78
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. The Times June 13, 1956
  5. The Times, Apr 01, 1960