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Magneta Time Co

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1954. Recorder M 16.

Magneta Time Co of Goblin Works, Leatherhead, Surrey. Telephone: Ashtead 866. Cables: "Dial Phone, Leatherhead". London office at Haymarket, SW1. (1947)

Connected with the British Vacuum Cleaner and Engineering Co

1947 Manufacturers of "Goblin" Domestic Synchronous Electric Clocks, "Magneta" Industrial and Commercial Electric Timing Systems, Synchronous and Impulse. Office, Bracket, Turret and Advertising Clocks to Architect's Designs. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1777) [1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Magneta Timing Systems, Master Clocks, Time Recorders, Job Costers and Programme Instruments. Synchronous Electric Office Clocks and Fire Alarm Systems, Inter-Communication Telephones, Loudspeaker and Staff Location Systems. (Office Appliances Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. 1456)

1973 International Time Recording Holdings acquired the Magneta Time Products activity of BVC[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 443; and p45
  2. The Times, Aug 01, 1973