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A. B. E. Co

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of Chronos Works, Cricklewood

1928 Smiths formed a department to make escapements, having previously bought these from Switzerland. This became A. B. E. Co at Chronos Works, Cricklewood.

1951 Part of the Smiths Industrial Instruments division of S. Smith and Sons (England)

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