Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

George Nissel

From Graces Guide

eorge Nissel (1913-1982) was born in Transylvania, and studied engineering. He moved to Britain in 1937. After WW2 he established G. Nissel and Co in London, initially making contact lenses, and then adding machines for making contact lenses to his output.[1]

1946 Went into partnership with George Grimes, who had previously serviced the machines that Nissel used during his work. Their premises were in Siddons Lane, London. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Andrew Gasson website - George Nissel (1913-1982)
  2. [2] lathes.co.uk website - Nissel lathe