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of Albion Strip Mills, West Bromwich, West Midlands (previously Staffordshire). Telephone: West Bromwich 1194/5/6. Telegraphic Address: "Lees, West Bromwich". Albion Ironworks and Nelson Ironworks.
1852 Established, presumably as J. B. S. and C. Lees
1881 Manufacturers of Boiler Plates. London Agent - Mr. George W. Share of 72 King William Street, E.C.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Hot and Cold Rolled Steel Strip in all qualities and tempers. Electrically Normalised Hot Rolled Strip. Extra Soft Deep Stamping Strip. "Super-Bright" Plating Strip. High Conductivity Steels. Spring Steel Strip. (Stand No. D.417)
1937 Manufacturers of black hot rolled and bright cold rolled steel strip.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1960 Acquired by Harper Engineering and Electronics