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W. H. Harling

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December 1887.
March 1888.
December 1907.
July 1908.
September 1913.
1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 117 Moorgate, London, EC2. Telephone: London Wall 8858. Cables: "Clinograph, London"

of 40 Hatton Garden, London. (1883).

Mathematical Instrument Maker

1851 Harling founded the firm at 47 Finsbury Pavement, London. They specialised in making drawing instruments, with a factory at Grosvenor Works, Hackney, London EC.

1929 They ceased making instruments to the traditional pattern and changed to flat pattern ones.

1929 Advert for 'British Made Drawing Instruments'. Manufacturers of Drawing Instruments, Tee Squares, Slide Rules, Eidographs, Pantographs, and all Drawing Office requisites. (Scientific Section - Stand No. O.7).[1]

1964 Having merged with Blundell Rules to form Blundell Harling, they moved to the Blundell premises in Weymouth.

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Sources of Information

  1. * 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 119 and p75