Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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From Graces Guide
1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.
1933. Stern Fog Signal Emitter.

of The New Quay, North Shields. Telephone: 6. Cables: "Gillie, North Shields". Also of London.

1929 Advert as Compass and Binnacle Maker. Sounding Machines, Nautical Instruments and Chronometers. Standard and Steering Compasses, Semaphores, Liquid Compasses for Trawlers and Lifeboats, etc., Morse Lamps, Q.E.D. Pelorus**, Ships Logs, Chart Appliances, Clock Cases, Pendulums, Sounding Machines, Depth Recorders. (Scientific Section - Stand No. O.38) [1]

1937 Instrument manufacturers. "Gillie's" Portable Tapper for Morsing. [2]

Notes

    • Pelorus - a kind of compass from which bearings can be taken.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Chambers English Dictionary