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Millard Brothers

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September 1902. Ploughs.
July 1907. Lawn mowers.
Nov 1919.
1947. La-Zi-Li.
1947. Milbro-Scout airguns.
1949. Diana air-guns.
March 1959. Abu-matic.
July 1962.
September 1962.

of 76 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2. Telephone: Bishopsgate 6841-6. Cables: "Milbro (Finsquare) London"

of Diana Works, Carfin, Motherwell

Millard Brothers has been distributing Hardware and Sporting Goods in the UK and Ireland since the early 1900s.

1937 Millard Brothers (Ireland) Ltd. was registered.

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for La-ze-li Luxury Hammock. Also advert for Sporting Goods of Distinction: "Milbro-Scout" Model G. 1 Airgun; Model Sailing Dinghy; "Milbro-Kay" Rink Roller Skate; "Milbro" Darts; also Fishing Tackle, Reels, Rods, Toboggans, "Adams" Dinghy Kits, "Milbro" Catapults etc. (Sports Goods Section - Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1839) [1]

Millards focus narrowed over the years mainly to Fishing Tackle, Sporting Firearms, Ammunition and Security products.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 422; and p186
  • Millard Brothers (Ireland)[1]