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L. Oertling

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1922
1948. Oertling Assayers Balance Weight.
1948. Oertling Assayers Balance. Model: 12 SBA no. 36887.
1948. Oertling Assayers Balance. Model: 12 SBA no. 36887.
1948. Oertling Assayers Balance. Model: 12 SBA no. 36887.
1948. Oertling Assayers Balance. Model: 12 SBA no. 36887.

of Turnnmill Street, London, EC1. (1922)

of 110 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, W1. Telephone: Welbeck 2273-4. Cables: "Oertling, Phone, London". (1947)

1849 Company established by Ludwig Oertling. The firm of L. Oertling became the biggest and most famous maker of precision balances in Great Britain.

1859 Mentioned. Mr L. Oertling, the well-known balance maker of Store Street, Bedford Square.[1]

1865 Patent. '75. To Edward Wilds Ladd and Ludwig Oertling, both of 27 Moorgate-street, in the city of London, for the invention of "improvements in hydrometers."'[2]

1868 Partnership dissolved. '...Edward Wilds Ladd and Ludwig Oertling, do hereby declare that the Partnership hitherto subsisting between us as Bullion and Assay Balance Makers, at No. 27, Moorgate-street, in the city of London, was dissolved...'[3]

1885 Gold medal for invention in respect of excellence in balances.

1890 Mention. Automatic balance for weighing sovereigns exhibited by Mr. L. Oertling at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.[4]

1922 British Industries Fair Advert for Hydrometers, Petroleometers, Saccharometers, Balances and Weights (Assay, Chemical and Bullion), Automatic Coin-weighing Machines for Banks and Mints. (Stand No. G.56) [5]

1925 Became part of the Avery Group of companies.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Precision Balances and Weights, Reference, Standard, Assay, Chemical, Micro-Chemical, Bullion, Diamond Balances. Nickel, Chromium, Weights: Vibration Absorbing Tables. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1080) [6]

1968 Averys acquired Stanton Instruments

c.1970 Stanton's was integrated (production and products) into L. Oertling Ltd


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Stanton Instruments Website