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Pratts of Dunkinfield, suppliers of silencers and Motor spirit and lubricating oil
1888 Formation of oil distribution concern by a group of British oil merchants.
1896 Anglo-American Oil Co began marketing Pratt's motor spirit.
1928 Introduction of a high grade motor spirit, Pratt's Ethyl, in conjunction with Ethyl Gasoline Corporation..
1929 In response to competitive pressures, Anglo-American Oil Co would supply Pratt's Motor Oils directly to garages..
1933 Advertised the benefits of Pratt's Ethyl and Essolube in reducing winter starting problems.