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Abbott Brothers (Southall)

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of Shrubbery Road, Southall, Middx. Telephone: Southall 1357

1872 Established by Charles Nash Abbott

1914 Modern Bee Hive and Appliance Manufacturers. Principal: S. W. Abbott. Manufacture of Bee Hives, Novelties in Wood, etc. Patents: Folding and Garden Tables, etc

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "Abbess" Office and Canteen Furniture including Vertical Filing Cabinets, Desks, Tables (fixed and demountable legs), Typists Desks, Comptometer** Tables, Plan Chests, Drawing Tables, Folding Canteen Tables and Chairs, Preparing Tables. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. B.1446) [1]

1964 Patent - Improvements in or relating to furniture construction. [2]

1964 Patent - Improvements in or relating to suspension-file support frames. [3]

Note: **

  • Comptometer - a machine that adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair p3
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. Chambers English Dictionary