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British Industrial History

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Baby Ben.
June 1953.
December 1953.
February 1954.
April 1954.
October 1954.
December 1954.
February 1955.
November 1963.
Baby Ben. Made in Canada.

Maker of clocks and watches, of Strathleven, Dumbarton.

Subsidiary of the General Time Instruments Corporation of New York

1939 Mr R. M. Glen established the company.

post-WWII built a factory at Strathleven

1950 Production of jewelled watches began[1]

1958 Production of non-jewelled watches began

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 12, 1960