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Parkinson’s Condensed Gas Co

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of Stretford, Manchester

1892 Advert: 'PARKINSON'S CONDENSED GAS CO., STRETFORD, LANCASHIRE. T.A., " Oxide, Stretford." National Telephone No. 1,000.
OXYGEN Extracted from the atmosphere by Parkinson's Patents. For Photographic, Lantern, or other lime light purposes.
OXYGEN Try ours, and compare it for richness and purity with that made by any other process.
OXYGEN For brazing, welding, and melting the most refractory metals.
OXYGEN Its heating power is so intense that it can be concentrated locally.
OXYGEN For the production of pure carbon dioxide (Parkinson's Patent), subsequently for aerated waters,
OXYGEN refrigerating, motor, and fire extinguishing purposes. Supplied compressed, in thoroughly-tested steel cylinders, for all purposes.
OXYGEN Exceedingly cheap. Plants erected for large consumers. Small royalty.' [1]

1896 Advertising 'Oxygen, 96 per Cent; NITROGEN, 4 per Cent.; STEEL CYLINDERS; All Fittings Universal.' [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Evening News - Thursday 18 February 1892
  2. The Era - Saturday 15 February 1896