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Champion Sparking Plug Co

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of 83 Pall Mall, London, SW1 (1937)

of Feltham (1963)

1899 Albert Champion, a champion bicycle racer, left his native France for Boston, Massachusetts.

Albert turned his hobby of making spark plugs into a business: The Champion Ignition Co.

1905 Albert Champion split with his investors, who kept the Champion Ignition Company name.

1937 Sparking plug manufacturers. "Champion" Sparking Plugs. [1]

1954 Advert on this page for Plugs supplied to Rolls-Royce. [2]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Spark plugs. [3]

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