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Tipping and Lawden

From Graces Guide
1838.

of Birmingham

1838 Mentioned. Tipping and Lawden, Constitution Hill, Birmingham.[1]

1849 Directory: Listed as makers of guns and / or gun components [2]

1861 Patent. '368. To Thomas Tipping Lawden, Copartner with Caleb Lawden, trading under the style or firm of Tipping and Lawden, Gun Manufacturers, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, and Thomas Jones, Machinist, in the employ of the said firm, also of Birmingham aforesaid, for the invention of "certain improvements in breech-loading fire-arms."'[3]

1862 Patent. '1648. To Thomas Tipping Lawden, Copartner with Caleb Lawden, trading under the style or firm of Tipping and Lawden, Gun Manufacturers, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, for the invention of "improvements in certain descriptions of single and double barrelled guns."'[4]

1872 Listed. Tipping and Lawden, Thomas Tipping Lawden, Gun Maker.[5]

Other patents listed in this period

1876 Patent. '3291. And Thomas Tipping Lawden, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, and John Thomas, of Birmingham aforesaid, Gun Maker, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in breech loading small arms."'[6]

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