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Gordon Russell

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November 1963.

Post-WWI Gordon Russell set up a workshop in Broadway to make furniture to his design.

1935 Gordon Russell Ltd opened a new factory at Park Royal, West London, specifically for production of radio cabinets for Murphy

Gordon Russell Ltd stayed in business through the war by making ammunition boxes, high precision aircraft models for wind tunnel testing, and parts for the wings of RAF Mosquito planes.

1988 Gordon Russell acquired G. A. Harvey, maker of office furniture, from Krug International[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, June 11, 1988