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Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company of Great Britain

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Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company of Great Britain of 49, Queen Victoria-street, E. C.[1]

of 34 Victoria Street, London SW1

British representatives of an American company.

1889 Prof. R. H. Smith tested Magnolia metal for the Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company (presumably of USA) and reported it was an excellent bearing material[2]

1899 The Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company (incorporated under the laws of the State of New York, USA), the Magnolia Metal Company (incorporated under the laws of the State of West Virginia, USA) and the Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company of Great Britain Limited petitioned to wind up the Atlas Metal Co[3]

1913 Succeeded by Miller Anti-Friction Metal Co

1914 Directory mentioned "Flower" brand metal

By 1919 Magnolia Anti-Friction Metal Company of Great Britain was again in operation

1928 Petitioned for the winding up of the Midland Manufacturing Co[4]

1937 White metal manufacturers.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1914/07/24 p 108.
  2. The Engineer 1889/12/20
  3. The London Gazette 16 May 1899
  4. The London Gazette 27 April 1928
  5. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries