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E. C. Powder Co

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of 20 Bucklesbury, London, EC

1883 The company was registered on 16 February, to acquire from the Explosives Co, the patents for the United Kingdom and India, for the manufacture of a new gunpowder for military and sporting purposes. [1]

1914 Specialities: highest grade smokeless sporting powders, the original hard grain powder. [2]

1918 Incorporated into Explosives Trades Ltd as part of the merger of 29 makers of explosives[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, Dec 02, 1918