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of 25-37 Hackney Road Works, London, EC2. Telephone: Bishopsgate 1531-32. Cables: "Symmetry, London". Also at Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow.
1869 Company established.
1907 Incorporated as a limited company 5 April.
1914 Manufacturers of stay busks, bodice steels, hose supporters and tailors' and other tape measures. Specialities: "H. W. Velvet Grip" hose supporters and Boston garters, "Hovens Clip" hose supporters, Gair's blouse and skirt grips, Dean's tailors' tape measures, Bedington's surveyors and builders' tape measures. 
1929 Advert for The 'Boston Garter' for Men's Wear. Also Stocking Supporters, 'Betty' Garters and Tape Measures. Manufacturers of Men's Garters and Sleeve supporters; Women's and children's Stocking supporters; Dressmakers, Tailors' and Surveyors' Measuring Tapes; Infants Nursery Boots and Shoes; Shoe Trees and Metal Smallwares, etc. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand No. S.60) 
1964 Patent - Electroplating test equipment.
1972 Patent - Buckle for use with safety belts and harnesses such as are used on road vehicles and aircraft.
1974 Patent - Safety belt buckle.