Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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May 1935.
August 1938.
1951. Advert for industrial brushes.

Parker-Hale Ltd. of Bisley Works, Whittall Street, Birmingham, 4. Telephone: Central 7162. Telegraphic Address: "Riflemen, Birmingham"

1880 Company founded.

1904 Private company formed as A. G. Parker and Co

1936 Name changed.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. "Valvespout" Diaphragm Type and Force-feed Leak-proof Oilers of various capacities and styles. "Discoflex" All-metal Fuel Oil Filters. "Discoflex" All-metal Filters for various trades. (Stand No. A.600) [1]

1961 Firearms and accessories. 200 employees. [2]

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