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Pneumatic Cartridge Co

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September 1936.

Cartridge loaders, 96 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

1908-09 The Pneumatic Cartridge Company is first listed in an Edinburgh directory, at 61-67 Albert Street.[1]

1909 The Pneumatic Cartridge Company Limited was incorporated as a private company, with a capital of £5,000 to take over, as a going concern, the business of the same name.[2]

1934 George Bathgate, engineer and cork manufacturer, of 360 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, transferred his business to the Pneumatic Cartridge Co, who were to carry on the business under its existing style of Bathgate and Company[3]

1992 The company, which by this time was dormant, went into voluntary liquidation[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Post Office Edinburgh and Leith Directory 1908-1909
  2. The Scotsman 21 August 1909
  3. Edinburgh Gazette 19 June 1934.
  4. Edinburgh Gazette 7 April 1992.