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Advance Components

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December 1945
January 1949.
March 1949.
May 1949.
September 1949.
December 1951. Advance Generator Type H1.
September 1953. Advance Signal Generator Type E2.
June 1955.
June 1960. Signal Generator Type P1.
June 1961. Signal Generator Type SG 62.

Back Road, Shernhall Street, Walthamstow.

c.1932 Company founded by Arthur William Stapleton

1954 Advance Components of Walthamstow

1959 Share placing[1].

1962 Rights issue[2]

1962 Acquired Nagard Ltd, makers of oscilloscopes and instruments[3]

1963 Acquired Pentechnique of Cheltenham, makers of electronic counters[4].

1964 Change of name to Advance Electronics. New factory at Hainault.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 16 November 1959
  2. The Times, 13 April 1962
  3. The Times, 30 October 1962
  4. The Times, 13 March 1963