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John Bell and Croyden

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June 1955. Belclere transformers.

of Giltspur Street, London, EC1 and 50 Wigmore Street, London, W1. (Incorporating Arnold and Sons). 1922

of Wigmore Street, London, W1. Telephone: Welbeck 5555. Cables: "Instruments, Wesdo, London". (1947)

1798 Company founded.

1922 As John Bell and Croyden - British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of High Steam and Vacuum Sterilisers; Hospital Furniture and Surgical Instruments; Surgical Belts and Appliances; Medical and Scientific Glassware; Sterilised Accouchement Outfits. The "Sanozon" Aeriser and Disinfector, of especial value for Hospitals, Theatres, Public Halls, etc. Also Manufacturers of Chemical and Veterinary Instruments, Aseptic and Hospital Furniture, Lamp Blown Glassware, etc. (Stand No. G 35) [1]

1947 As John Bell and Croyden and Arnold and Sons - Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Surgical and Veterinary Instruments and Appliances, Operation Tables, High Pressure Sterilizers for Dressings, utensils, Water and Instruments, Modern Hospital Equipment, Inseminational Instruments. [2]


  • This company is still in Wigmore Street, Westminster.

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