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R. W. Munro

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February 1959. Wind Alarm Anemometer.

of 103/109 Cornwall Street, South Tottenham, London, N17.

of Bounds Green, London N.11

Established 1864.

1929 Advert in British Industries Fair Catalogue as an Optical, Scientific and Photographic Exhibit. Manufacturers of Aircraft air Speed Indicators and Recorders. Turn Indicators, Anemometers, Wind Direction Indicators and Recorders, Gauges, Microtomes, Tube Scale Dividing Machines. (Scientific Section - Stand No. O.30) [1]

c1930s R. W. Munro Ltd., of Chine Road, Bounds Green, London, N11 2LY - makers of anemometers, anemographs, barometers and barographs.[2]

1932 Patent - Improvements in or relating to machinery for conveying, grading, sorting and sizing produce or articles such as coal, fruit, and such like.

1937 Aircraft instruments. [3]

1940 Patent - Improvements in or relating to pressure gauges for use in air speed indicating apparatus.


The company has its own website: [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 124 and 121
  2. Typed donated document - 'Some Sources of Meteorological Instruments and Equipment' (date unknown but possibly circa 1930s.)
  3. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries