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S. N. Bridges and Co

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Bridges Orbital Sander.
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December 1945
September 1950.
October 1952.
February 1952.
May 1952.
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July 1959.
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May 1960.

Electric and power tool manufacturers, of 6 Parsons Green, London SW6. (1945)

of Bridges Place, Parsons Green Lane, London, SW6. (1950)

of York Road, Battersea, London, SW11. (1961)

1937 Company founded.

1941 Private company.

1950 Patent - Improvements in or relating to homogenising apparatus. [1]

1956 John Brown and Co increased its shareholding in the company, so that it became a subsidiary of John Browns.[2]

1960 Patent - as Stanley-Bridges Limited (formerly S. N. Bridges and Co, Limited) - Improvements in thermally-operated electric overload circuit-breakers. [3]

1961 Precision engineers and tool makers. Manufacturers of portable electric tools, attachments and accessories. 600 employees. [4]

1961 Stanley Works (Great Britain) purchased all of the shares in the company from John Brown and others.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. The Times, Oct 01, 1956
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 01, 1961