Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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May 1939.
December 1954. Safari.

of 81 Morland Road, Croydon, Surrey. Telephone: Addiscombe 3696. Cables: "Hounsfield, London"

Leslie Haywood Hounsfield patented a folding spring-frame camp bed, which was made in the Trojan factory whilst he was working for that company.

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of the Hounsfield "Safari" and "Trifold" Camp Beds, Mosquito Nets and Frames, Camp Chairs, Wash Basins and other light weight Camp Equipment. [1]

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