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of 18 Billiter Street, London, EC
1870 Company established for the purpose of introducing Rahtjen's Composition.
1888 Incorporated as a limited company.
1891 Released a catalogue. 
1914 Manufacturers of anti-corrosive and anti-fouling composition for ships' bottoms, anti-corrosive paints for the interior of vessels and protection of metal work, enamel paint for all decorative purposes.