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Modern Telephones

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of Hatfield.

1944 Modern Telephone Company, of Tottenham Court Road, London, was advertising master switchboard for office telephones.

1957 Private company.

1961 Service engineers for internal telephones and public address systems. [1]

1960s Acquired by Shipton Automation.

1969 Admitted to the list of Post Office approved suppliers of private automatic branch exchange equipment[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, January 7, 1969