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Bensons Tool Works

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of 43 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Birmingham Northern 1104. (1929)

  • 1922 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Ring Loose-leaf Mechanisms for Diaries. Ring Binders, Snap Rings and Lever Arch Letter Files. (Stand No. L.3) [1]
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Loose Leaf Ring Fittings, any length of Metal, any distance between sets of Rings. Ring Capacity from ¼ inch to 2 inches, and any number of Rings. (Stand No. R.12) [2]
  • 1949 The company moved to Stroud in Gloucestershire. [3]
  • 1956 Patent - Improvements in loose leaf binders. [4]
  • 1961 Patent - Improvements in loose leaf binders. [5]
  • In 1962, Brimscombe Polytechnic, of Stroud, closed and was sold with the surrounding land for £13,000 to Bensons Tool Works. Bensons demolished the old buildings and built a new factory on the site.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair p7
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair p19
  3. [1] Digital Stroud
  4. [2] Wikipatents
  5. [3] Wikipatents