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Cork Manufacturing Co

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November 1926.
June 1933.
31st December 1937.
December 1939.
Sept 1940.
April 1943.
August 1945.
August 1945.
March 1952.
November 1953.
1955. Langite Sports and Social Club Card.
1955. Langite Sports and Social Club Card.
November 1957. Langite and Neolangite.

of Victoria Street, London, SW1. Factory at Folly Lane, Chingford. (1922)

of South Chingford, London E4. (1944)

1922 British Industries Fair Advert for Langite Elastic Compressed Cork. Also Super Compo Balls for Cricket, Hockey and Polo; Playing Balls of every description. Sheet and Strip Cork for covering the handles of all sports goods. Sheet of Langite No. 4 for the cutting of Gaskets, Flange Pipe Joints, Anti-Vibration Cushions, Vacuum Joints, etc. Langite Nos. 2 and 3 for cutting discs to cover Food Containers, Bath and Table Mats, Scientific Equipment, etc. Insulating Slabs and grades of Granulated Cork. (Stand No. H.3) [1]

1933 Advert showing statistics of Langite manufacture and sales between 1921 and 1932.

1937 Manufacturers of oil and petrol-proof jointing. "Langite" Jointing Material. [2]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1944 Advert for Langite jointing material. [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert lvi; and p19
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. The Modern Diesel edited by Geoffrey Smith. Published by Iliffe and Sons 1944