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L. Gamet Products

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Gamet roller bearings helped to improve the accuracy of machine tools made by Colchester Lathe Co; the bearings were made at the 2 factories of La Precision Industrielle SA in Paris.

1955 To overcome a bottleneck in supplies, the company was formed by George Cohen, Sons and Co to make Gamet Precision Roller Bearings in the UK for use in their lathes; under exclusive licence; Mr L. Gamet was a minority shareholder in the company[1]

1958 George Cohen 600 Group acquired the minority share in the company[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 29, 1955
  2. The Times , Sep 26, 1958