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Beck and Pollitzer

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January 1920.

of Trig Wharf, 29, Upper Thames Street, London, E.C.

Packing and shipping.

1865 Established by Sigismund Pollitzer and John Beck.

1956 Acquired Strand Electric Ltd from Strand Electric and Engineering Co; the company would be renamed Beck and Pollitzer (Electric) Ltd, specialising in exhibition lighting[1]

1961 With International Trade Fairs Ltd (owned by George Newnes Ltd and Financial Times Ltd, acquired F. W. Bridges and Sons, exhibition organisers[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 10, 1956
  2. The Times, Jun 15, 1961