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Fischer Bearings Co

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April 1943
November 1943
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October 1945.
January 1946. Distributor is E. J. Jack.
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Fischer Bearings Co of Wolverhampton.

See Bendit Brothers and Fischer's Ball and Bearing Co

1936 Villiers Engineering Co sold about one-third of the old Sunbeam factory in Wolverhampton to the Fischer Bearing Co of Germany who would equip it to make ball bearings[1]

Presumably taken over by British interests during WWII.

1945 Associated with British Timken

By 1951 was the principal subsidiary of British Timken[2]

1959 Was sold to Fafnir Bearing Co (U.K.), division of the US company[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 21, 1936
  2. The Times, Jul 05, 1951
  3. The Times Nov 16, 1959
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p240