Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Wallach Brothers

From Graces Guide
August 1899.
March 1903.
April 1903.
February 1904.
May 1938.

Health and Safety devices of 57 Gracechurch Street, London.

1896 Agents for Stern Bros of Hamburg, lubricants manufacturers [1]

1897 Water gauge fittings.

1903 Were general managers for Stern Brothers business and continued as same for Stern-Sonneborn Oil Co[2]

1907 Moved to Finsbury Square[3]

1924 (In Germany) Stern-Sonneborn taken over by Royal Dutch-Shell, indicating the end of the relationship, which had obviously struggled in the Great War. [4]

1928 Links with Sterns severed as Sternol Ltd was floated as a public company.

1934 H. Wallach was still active in the lubricants trade, being at the opening of the Lobitos refinery at Ellesmere Port. [5]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The History of the House of Sternol, London, Sternol, 1936.
  2. The Times Aug 08, 1903
  3. The Times, Jan 02, 1907
  4. A History of the British Lubricants Industry, Hill, Merton Press 2018
  5. A History of the British Lubricants Industry, Hill, Merton Press 2018.