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F. Gilman (B.S.T.)

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1931. 1/2 H.P. Flexible Drive Bench Machine.
February 1943.
April 1943
May 1943
June 1944
April 1962.

F. Gilman (B.S.T.) of Carlton House, 18/5 High Street, Smethwick, Staffordshire. Telephone: Smethwick 1202/3. Telegraphic Address: "Skatoskalo, 'Phone, Birmingham"

1926 F. Gilman (B.S.T.) of Grange Works, Grange-road, Smethwick. In January, they completed the purchase of the business G. F. Clements and Co of Regent-Street, Smethwick. All business previously carried out by that firm was now dealt from the main offices of F. Gilman (B.S.T.) Ltd.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Flexible Drive Machines for Boiler and Economiser Tube and Surface Scaling requirements. Also Portable Flexible Drive Machines for Grinding, Polishing, Drilling, Wire-brushing, Sanding, Metal Shearing and other purposes. Every Machine British made. (Stand No. Cb.618) [1]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1944 Address was 195, High Street, Smethwick, 41, Staffs.

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