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G. L. I. Co

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November 1919.
December 1919.
January 1920.
January 1920.
January 1920.
September 1920.
February 1921. Carburine Motor Spirit.
October 1922.
November 1922.
September 1925.
October 1931.

G.L.I. Co Ltd., distributors of Carburine Motor Spirit, of London Wall, London EC

1888 Gas Lighting Improvement Co established

WWI One of the old established companies supplying the British market for motor spirit

1920 Advert: also known as G. L. I. Co

1924 Gas Lighting Improvement Co was known in the trade as the Glico Company; it changed its name to Glico Petroleum Company, reflecting the considerable change in business activity since formation [1]

Post-War: Acquired by Anglo-American Oil Co

1931 Merger of Redline Motor Spirit Co and Glico Petroleum Company

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 16 April 1924
  • Competition Commission [1]