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Excelsior Motor Radiator Co

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November 1919.
Sept 1940.

of Oldfield Lane, Leeds

1919 Company incorporated.

1920 Kynoch, part of Nobel Industries acquired a holding in Excelsior Motor Radiator Co Ltd of Leeds (aircraft radiators)[1].

1926 Formation of ICI; became part of the ICI Metals Division

1937 Manufacturers of radiators, oil coolers, petrol, oil and water tanks. [2]

1943 John Marston Ltd was merged with Excelsior Motor Radiator Co Ltd. of Leeds[3] to become Marston Excelsior.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. History of Kynoch Works [1]
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. History of Kynoch Works [2]