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Tan-Sad Chair Co (1931)

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November 1952.

of Great Bridge, Staffs.

of Avery House, Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 3092/3. Telegraphic Address: "Tandonia, South London". (1937)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Clerkenwell 3192-3. Cables: "Tandomor, Smith, London". (1947)

1931 Tan-Sad chair company was taken over by Parnall and Sons, part of the W. and T. Avery company.

1936 Patent - Improvements relating to chairs, seats and the like. [1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Scientific Seating for Offices, Factories, Schools, Libraries, etc. (Stand Nos. D.613 and D.512) [2]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Tan-Sad" True Posture Seating. Specifically designed Chairs for the use of Typists, Machine Operators, General Office and Executives, and for all Industrial purposes where operatives sit at their work. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. B.1436) [3]

1957 Patent - An improved pivotal back rest for a chair or seat. [4]

1975 Receiver appointed at Tan-Sad[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. 1937 British Industries Fair p422
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair p271
  4. [2] Wikipatents
  5. The Times, Jul 08, 1975