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November 1926.
1933. Portable Petrol Engine-Driven Compressor Set.
Jan 1945.
April 1945.
July 1945.

Aerostyle Ltd. of 35, Bride-street, London, E.C.4; 174-176 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 7963 and 2730. Telegraphic Address: "Aerostyle, Smith, London" (1924)

Company formed by Ernest Webb

1919 Advertisement. Aerostyle Spraying Outfits.[1]

1924 Transferred its offices and works from 35, Bride-street, London, E.C.4 to 174-176, St John-street, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.I.[2]

John Webb, son of the founder, invented of Intergran, a powder to dry paint or ink.

1937 Spraying equipment manufacturers. "Aerostyle" Spraying Equipment. [3]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Aerostyle Spray Painting Equipment, including improved models in Spray Guns. Paint Containers and Portable Compressor Sets, Electric and Petrol. Technical experts in constant attendance and demonstrations can be given. (Stand No. B.923) [4]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1966 Patent - Improvements in or relating to electrostatic spraying apparatus. [5]

1967 Patent - Improvements in and relating to Powder Spray Apparatus. [6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 14 June 1919
  2. The Engineer 1924/06/27
  3. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  4. 1937 British Industries Fair p326
  5. [1] Wikipatents
  6. [2] Wikipatents