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Martin Walter

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October 1936.
October 1949.
March 1953.
January 1957.
March 1959.
July 1960.
April 1962.
Oct 1966.

Utilecon Works of Folkestone.

1773 Company founded as makers of Harnesses.

1911 Private company.

1937 Amalgamated with Abbey Coachworks to form Wingham Martin Walter

1955 Company made public.

1961 Specialists in conversions of commercial vehicles into the multi-purpose Dormobile and estate cars, light buses, personnel carriers, ambulances, fire tenders and other utility vehicles. Hold wholesale distributing and retail agencies for leading makes of cars and commercial vehicles, also re-tread tractor tyres. 1,300 employees.[1]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Showed Dormobile range.[2]

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