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Howard Brothers

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1880. Exhibit at the Tolson Museum, Huddersfield.
1880. Exhibit at the Tolson Museum, Huddersfield.
September 1902.
December 1908.
Exhibit at Dunkirk Mill
Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.
Detail. Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.

Howard Bros of Liverpool, and 75 Queen Victoria Street, London.

'Dey' Time Register.

1896 Howard Brothers was established and acted as agents for the Dey Patents Co

1898 Concluded an agreement with the Deys to purchase the past, present, and future benefits of the Dey timekeeping inventions for certain countries named, including the Australian colonies. The Deys continued to handle the business in USA.

Manufactured and sold the Dey Time Register in UK

1907 Registered the Dey Time Register Co in Britain

1912 Private company incorporated in Britain as International Time Recording Co to represent the interests of the American parent of similar name; the company took over the business of selling Dey Time Registers.

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Sources of Information

  • Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases - Volume 20 - Page 35